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Baker, Josephine

Patrick O’Connor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 1685 words.

Baker, Josephine (03 June 1906–12 April 1975), dancer, singer, and civil rights activist, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Eddie Carson, a musician, and Carrie Macdonald....

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Heather, William (c. 1563–1627), musician and benefactor

David Mateer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Voice; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1257 words.

Heather, William (c. 1563–1627), musician and benefactor, was apparently born at Harmondsworth, Middlesex. Nothing is known of his parentage, though he may have been related to the William...

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Hutchinson, Abigail Jemima

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson, Adoniram Judson Joseph

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson, Asa Burnham

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson Family Singers

Scott E. Gac.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 1245 words.

Hutchinson Family Singers, musicians and reformers, comprised Adoniram Judson Joseph (14 Mar. 1817–11 Jan. 1859), John Wallace (4 Jan. 1821–29 Oct. 1908), Asa Burnham (14 Mar. 1823–25 Nov....

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Hutchinson, Jesse, Jr.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson, John Wallace

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Lipton [married name Farris], Cecilia May [Celia] (1923–2011), singer, actress, and philanthropist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice; Film. 1263 words.

Lipton [married name Farris], Cecilia May [Celia] (1923–2011), singer, actress, and philanthropist, was born on 25 December 1923 at 73 Leamington Terrace, Edinburgh, the only child of...

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Robeson, Paul

Larry R. Gerlach.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 2378 words.

Robeson, Paul (09 April 1898–23 January 1976), actor, singer, and civil rights activist, was born Paul Leroy Robeson in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of William Drew Robeson, a Protestant...

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