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Archdale [née Russel], Helen Alexander (1876–1949), feminist and journalist

David Doughan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 953 words.

Archdale [née Russel], Helen Alexander (1876–1949), feminist and journalist, was born at Nenthorn, Berwickshire, on 25 August 1876, the daughter of Alexander Russel (1814–1876) and Helen...

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Blake, Lillie Devereux

Ronald Yanosky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1123 words.

Blake, Lillie Devereux (12 August 1835–30 December 1913), author and feminist, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of George Pollok Devereux, a planter, and Sarah Elizabeth...

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Bloomer, Amelia Jenks

Kathleen Feeney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1167 words.

Bloomer, Amelia Jenks (27 May 1818–30 December 1894), temperance and women's rights reformer and editor, temperance and women’s rights reformer and editor, was born in Homer, New York, the...

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Bradwell, Myra Colby

Susan Gluck Mezey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Journalism. 1901 words.

Bradwell, Myra Colby (12 February 1831–14 February 1894), publisher and political activist, was born in Manchester, Vermont, the daughter of Eben Colby and Abigail Willey. She spent her...

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Colby, Clara Dorothy Bewick

E. Claire Jerry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Journalism. 1292 words.

Colby, Clara Dorothy Bewick (05 August 1846–07 September 1916), woman's rights activist and publisher, woman’s rights activist and publisher, was born in Gloucester, England, the daughter...

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Croly, Jane Cunningham

Karen J. Blair.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1061 words.

Croly, Jane Cunningham (19 December 1829–23 December 1901), writer and women's club leader, writer and women’s club leader, was born in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England, the...

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Dorr, Rheta Childe

Jennifer L. Tebbe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1831 words.

Dorr, Rheta Childe (02 November 1866–08 August 1948), journalist and feminist, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Edward Payson Child, a druggist, and Lucie Mitchell. Christened...

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Drew, Catharine (1825/6–1910), journalist and women's rights activist

Anne M. Sebba.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 852 words.

Drew, Catharine (1825/6–1910), journalist and women's rights activist, was born in Belfast, only daughter of Revd Thomas Drew, a militant Orange Church of Ireland clergyman who was for...

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Firestone, Shulamith

Jane Gerhard.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1249 words.

Firestone, Shulamith (07 January 1945–28 August 2012), feminist, author, and activist, was born Shulamith Bath Shmuel Ben Ari Feuerstein in Ottawa, Canada, the second child and oldest...

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Fuller, Margaret

Joel Athey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2643 words.

Fuller, Margaret (23 May 1810–19 July 1850), author and feminist, was born Sarah Margaret Fuller in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, the daughter of Timothy Fuller, a lawyer, and Margaret...

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