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Bissell, Emily Perkins

Carol Hoffecker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social Work. 1160 words.

Bissell, Emily Perkins (31 May 1861–08 March 1948), volunteer social worker and author, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Champion Aristarcus Bissell, a lawyer and banker,...

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Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount

Caroline Zilboorg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 687 words.

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and...

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Bourne, Henry Richard Fox

H. C. Swaisland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1077 words.

Bourne, Henry Richard Fox (1837–1909), writer and campaigner for the rights of indigenous peoples, was born at Grecian Regale, Blue Mountains, Jamaica, on 24 December 1837, one of eight...

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Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell]

Rebecca A. Pope and Susan J. Leonardi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1140 words.

Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees, was born on 24 August 1904 at 37 Croft Avenue, Sunderland, the second of four children of William...

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Cook, (Mary) Louise

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 7 words.

See Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell]

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Hunt, Violet Edith Gwynllyn Brooke-

Andrew S. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social Work; Literature. 803 words.

Hunt, Violet Edith Gwynllyn Brooke- (1870–1910), writer, social worker, and political activist, was born at The Court, Tibberton, Gloucestershire, on 18 June 1870, the eldest daughter of...

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Rich, Adrienne

Carla Kaplan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2601 words.

Rich, Adrienne (16 May 1929–27 March 2012), poet, essayist, and lesbian-feminist activist, was born Adrienne Cecile Rich in Baltimore, Maryland, to Arnold Rice Rich and Helen Elizabeth...

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Stroud, John Anthony

Terry Philpot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Literature. 1082 words.

Stroud, John Anthony (1923–1989), social worker and author, was born on 31 March 1923 at 51 St Philips Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, the son of Harry Richard Stroud, a Kent county council clerk,...

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Unaipon, David

Philip Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1185 words.

Unaipon, David (1872–1967), writer and promoter of Aboriginal rights, was born on 28 September 1872 at Point McLeay Mission, South Australia, the fourth of the nine children of James...

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Wallas [née Radford], Ada

Gillian Sutherland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Literature. 1285 words.

Wallas [née Radford], Ada (1859–1934), writer, teacher, and voluntary social worker, was born at 6 Lipson Terrace, Plymouth, Devon, on 10 December 1859, the ninth of ten children of George...

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