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Allen, Nathan

Richard J. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health. 1199 words.

Allen, Nathan (25 April 1813–01 January 1889), physician, social reformer, and public health advocate, was born in Princeton, Massachusetts, the son of Moses Allen and Mehitable Oliver,...

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Austin, Harriet N.

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 986 words.

Austin, Harriet N. (1825–1891), hydropathic physician and health and dress reformer, was born in Connecticut but raised in Moravia, New York. Little is known about her parentage or early...

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Buckley, Wilfred (1873–1933), promoter of clean milk and collector of antique glass

Philip Sheail.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Financial Aspects of Art; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1283 words.

Buckley, Wilfred (1873–1933), promoter of clean milk and collector of antique glass, was born at 27 Wheeleys Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 13 June 1873, the second son and second of the...

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Burdett, Sir Henry Charles (1847–1920), philanthropist and hospital reformer

Frank Prochaska.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health. 1309 words.

Burdett, Sir Henry Charles (1847–1920), philanthropist and hospital reformer, was born on 18 March 1847 at Broughton, Northamptonshire, the son of Halford Robert Burdett (1813–1864), a...

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Clark, Frederick Le Gros (1892–1977), social and industrial reformer

N. W. Pirie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 870 words.

Clark, Frederick Le Gros (1892–1977), social and industrial reformer, was born on 3 September 1892 in Chislet, Kent, the eldest in the family of three sons and one daughter of the Revd...

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Fixx, James Fuller

Adam R. Hornbuckle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Journalism; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1010 words.

Fixx, James Fuller (23 April 1932–20 July 1984), writer, was born in New York City, the son of Calvin Henry Fixx, a journalist, and Marlys Fuller. After completing his primary education, he...

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Folks, Homer

Walter I. Trattner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Society and Culture. 1677 words.

Folks, Homer (18 February 1867–13 February 1963), pioneer in social welfare and public health reform, was born in Hanover, Michigan, the son of James Folks and Esther Woodliffe, farmers....

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Horsfall, Thomas Coglan (1841–1932), philanthropist

Stuart Eagles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1341 words.

Horsfall, Thomas Coglan (1841–1932), philanthropist, was born in Manchester on 23 May 1841, the only son among the four children of William Horsfall (1806–1871), a Manchester cotton mill...

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King [née Gore-Browne], Dame Ethel Locke (1864–1956), motor-racing promoter and hospital patron

Colin J. Parry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Society and Culture; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1232 words.

King [née Gore-Browne], Dame Ethel Locke (1864–1956), motor-racing promoter and hospital patron, was born on 3 June 1864 at Government House, Hobart, Tasmania, the younger daughter of...

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Little [née Bewicke], Alicia Ellen Neve [known as Mrs Archibald Little] (1845–1926), author and campaigner against foot-binding

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1216 words.

Little [née Bewicke], Alicia Ellen Neve [known as Mrs Archibald Little] (1845–1926), author and campaigner against foot-binding, was born in Madeira, the youngest of the three daughters and...

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