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Ansell, Gertrude Mary (1861–1932), suffragette and businesswoman

Elizabeth Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Politics; Gender and Politics. 796 words.

Ansell, Gertrude Mary (1861–1932), suffragette and businesswoman, was born on 2 June 1861 at 1 Vernon Place, Bloomsbury, London, the third child and only daughter of George Frederick Ansell...

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Ball, William (fl. 1911–1913), suffrage activist and trade unionist

Catherine Blackford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 805 words.

Ball, William (fl. 1911–1913), suffrage activist and trade unionist, came from a working-class family, possibly based in the midlands. Little is known of his early years apart from his paid...

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Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 788 words.

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist, was born in Temple Road, Temple Hill, near Dublin, the eldest of five daughters and five sons of an auctioneer...

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Bernays, Doris Elsa Fleischman

Peter E. Mayeux.

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; Business and Management. 1115 words.

Bernays, Doris Elsa Fleischman (18 July 1892–10 July 1980), pioneer public relations counsel and early feminist, was born in New York City, the daughter of Samuel E. Fleischman, an...

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Bloor, Ella Reeve

Veronica A. Wilson.

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; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1742 words.

Bloor, Ella Reeve (08 July 1862–10 August 1951), radical labor organizer and feminist, was born on Staten Island, New York, the daughter of Charles Reeve, a successful drugstore owner, and...

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Bondfield, Margaret Grace (1873–1953), trade unionist, campaigner for women's interests, and politician

Philip Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1422 words.

Bondfield, Margaret Grace (1873–1953), trade unionist, campaigner for women's interests, and politician, was born on 17 March 1873 at Chard, Somerset, the tenth of eleven children and third...

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Bulley [married name Brooke], (Agnes) Amy (1852–1939), promoter of women's education and women's trade unionism

Linda Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

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

Bulley [married name Brooke], (Agnes) Amy (1852–1939), promoter of women's education and women's trade unionism, was born on 20 April 1852 at Liscard, New Brighton, Cheshire, one of four...

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Carse, Matilda Bradley

Ruth Bordin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Business and Management. 694 words.

Carse, Matilda Bradley (19 November 1835–03 June 1917), temperance worker, editor, and entrepreneur, was born near Belfast, Ireland, the daughter of John Bradley and Catherine Cleland,...

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Chew, Ada Nield (1870–1945), labour organizer and suffragist

David Doughan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 956 words.

Chew, Ada Nield (1870–1945), labour organizer and suffragist, was born at Hollins, Butt Lane, Audley, Staffordshire, on 28 January 1870, the second child in a family of thirteen of William...

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Collins, Jennie

Mari Jo Buhle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 983 words.

Collins, Jennie (1828–20 July 1887), labor reformer and woman suffragist, was born in Amoskeag, New Hampshire, to humble circumstances. Orphaned by the age of fourteen and largely...

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