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Banning, Margaret Culkin

Ann T. Keene.

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; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 879 words.

Banning, Margaret Culkin (18 March 1891–04 January 1982), writer, was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William Edgar Culkin, a Duluth newspaper executive, and Hannah Alice Young....

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La Farge, Oliver Hazard Perry

Robert A. Hecht.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); History. 1131 words.

La Farge, Oliver Hazard Perry (19 December 1901–02 August 1963), anthropologist, author, and advocate of American Indian reform and welfare, was born in New York City, the son of...

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Lanusse, Armand

Caryn Cossé Bell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1214 words.

Lanusse, Armand (1812–16 March 1868), writer, civil rights activist, and educator, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nothing is known of his personal life except that he married and had...

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Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre

Jacquelyn D. Hall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1894 words.

Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre (22 December 1897–05 May 1988), reformer and author, was born in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of William Wallace Lumpkin, a railroad employee, and Annette Caroline...

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Miller, Kelly

Michael R. Winston.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 1636 words.

Miller, Kelly (18 July 1863–29 December 1939), educator and essayist, was born in Winnsboro, South Carolina, the son of Kelly Miller, a free black who served in the Confederate army, and...

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Stewart, Maria W.

Rita Roberts.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Society and Culture; Education. 1531 words.

Stewart, Maria W. (1803–17 December 1879), writer, black activist, and teacher, was born Maria Miller in Hartford, Connecticut (information about her date of birth and parentage is not...

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