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Friganza, Trixie

Patty S. Derrick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Voice; Politics; Gender and Politics. 855 words.

Friganza, Trixie (29 November 1870–27 February 1955), actress and singer, was born Brigid O’Callaghan (sometimes listed as Delia O’Callahan) in Grenola, Kansas, the daughter of Cornelius...

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La Follette, Fola

Kate Wittenstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1147 words.

La Follette, Fola (10 September 1882–17 February 1970), actress and feminist, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of Robert Marion La Follette, a progressive politician, and Belle...

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Robins, Elizabeth

Laura C. Rudolph.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Gender and Politics. 1526 words.

Robins, Elizabeth (06 August 1862–08 May 1952), actress, author, and suffragist, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Charles Ephraim Robins, a financier who later became a...

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