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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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Blackwell, Elizabeth

Regina Morantz-Sanchez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1615 words.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (03 February 1821–31 May 1910), physician, reformer, and medical educator, was born in Bristol, England, daughter of Samuel Blackwell, a prosperous sugar refiner, and...

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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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Chamberlain, Mariam K.

Clare Bond Potter.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Economics. 1152 words.

Chamberlain, Mariam K. (24 April 1918–02 April 2013), feminist economist, foundation officer, and women’s studies advocate, was born Mariam Kenosian in Chelsea, Massachusetts, the second...

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Cook, Alice

Brigid O'Farrell.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 1378 words.

Cook, Alice (28 November 1903–07 February 1998), international labor scholar, educator, and advocate for workingwomen, was born Alice Hanson in Alexandria, Virginia, the eldest child of...

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Cook [née Graves], Cecily Mary (1889/90–1962), trade unionist and suffrage campaigner

David Thoms.

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; Politics. 537 words.

Cook [née Graves], Cecily Mary (1889/90–1962), trade unionist and suffrage campaigner, daughter of Alfred Graves, was probably born in London, but little else is known about her early life....

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Coppin, Fanny Jackson

Linda M. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 1434 words.

Coppin, Fanny Jackson (1837–21 January 1913), educator, civic and religious leader, and feminist, was born a slave in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Lucy Jackson. Her father’s name and...

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Froud, Ethel Elizabeth (1880–1941), feminist and trade unionist

Hilda Kean.

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. 911 words.

Froud, Ethel Elizabeth (1880–1941), feminist and trade unionist, was born on 11 April 1880 at The Willows, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, the daughter of George Christopher Froud, a butcher, and...

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