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Ashworth, Edmund (1800–1881), cotton manufacturer and free-trade activist

A. J. Gritt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory. 1031 words.

Ashworth, Edmund (1800–1881), cotton manufacturer and free-trade activist, was born on 17 November 1800 at Birtenshaw, Turton, near Bolton, the fifth of the eleven children of John Ashworth...

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Browne, Carl

Carlos A. Schwantes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1382 words.

Browne, Carl (1846–16 January 1914), political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of "Coxey's Army", political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of “Coxey’s Army,” was born...

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Deakin, Joseph Thomas (1858–1937), railway worker and socialist

Eric Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 848 words.

Deakin, Joseph Thomas (1858–1937), railway worker and socialist, was born at Wednesbury, Staffordshire, on 11 August 1858, the son of Charles Deakin, a blacksmith, and his wife, Maria, née ...

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Flanders, Allan David (1910–1973), socialist and industrial relations expert

Richard Hyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1233 words.

Flanders, Allan David (1910–1973), socialist and industrial relations expert, was born on 27 July 1910 at 18 Market Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, the only child of William Frederick...

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Freeth, John [pseud. John Free] (1731–1808), innkeeper and political ballad writer

John Horden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Composition; Political Theory; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 595 words.

Freeth, John [pseud. John Free] (1731–1808), innkeeper and political ballad writer, was born at the Bell tavern, Philip Street, Birmingham, the son of Charles Freeth, landlord of the Bell,...

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Gill, Kenneth [Ken] (1927–2009), trade unionist and communist

Rodney Bickerstaffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1930 words.

Gill, Kenneth [Ken] (1927–2009), trade unionist and communist, was born on 30 August 1927 at 19 Leaze Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, the youngest of four children of Ernest Frank Gill...

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Haessler, Carl

Dan Georgakas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1131 words.

Haessler, Carl (05 August 1888–01 December 1972), journalist and socialist trade unionist, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Herman F. Haessler and Elizabeth Wagner. The...

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Harrison, Hubert Henry

Jeffrey B. Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1892 words.

Harrison, Hubert Henry (27 April 1883–17 December 1927), black intellectual and radical political activist, was born in Concordia, St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands),...

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Hicks, Amelia Jane [Amie] (1839–1917), socialist and trade unionist

June Hannam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory. 1610 words.

Hicks, Amelia Jane [Amie] (1839–1917), socialist and trade unionist, was born at 49 Little Surrey Street, Southwark, London, on 26 February 1839, daughter of Richard George Cox, bootmaker...

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Inman, Mary

Clark A. Pomerleau.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Education; Philosophy; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1264 words.

Inman, Mary (11 June 1894–Jan. 1985), trade union organizer, Marxist theorist, and author, was born Ida Mary Inman in Burnside, Kentucky, and moved to Creek Nation Indian Territory in...

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