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Braden, Anne

Catherine Fosl.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Biographical Studies. 1503 words.

Braden, Anne (28 July 1924–06 March 2006), civil rights activist and journalist, was born Anne Gambrell McCarty in Louisville, Kentucky, to Gambrell and Anita McCarty. Because her father...

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Childs, George William

David Boocker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1241 words.

Childs, George William (12 May 1829–03 February 1894), publisher, biographer, and philanthropist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland. The names of his parents are not known. In Recollections (...

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Gunther, John

Morrell Heald.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Biographical Studies. 901 words.

Gunther, John (30 August 1901–29 May 1970), foreign correspondent and writer, was born in Chicago, the son of Eugene M. Gunther, a salesman, and Lisette Shoeninger, a schoolteacher. His...

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Hahn, Emily [Mickey] (1905–1997), author and traveller

Ken Cuthbertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Biographical Studies. 1280 words.

Hahn, Emily [Mickey] (1905–1997), author and traveller, was born at 4858 Fountain Avenue, St Louis, Missouri, on 14 January 1905, the fifth of the six children of Isaac Newton Hahn...

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Thompson, Era Bell

Gerald G. Newborg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies. 1010 words.

Thompson, Era Bell (10 August 1906–30 December 1986), author and editor, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Stewart C. Thompson and Mary Logan. In 1914 she moved with her family...

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Warner, Charles Dudley

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism; Biographical Studies; Education. 1434 words.

Warner, Charles Dudley (12 September 1829–20 October 1900), author and editor, was born in Plainfield, Massachusetts, the son of Justus Warner and Sylvia Hitchcock, farmers. In 1837, three...

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