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Austin, (Ethel) Winifred

K. A. Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1112 words.

Austin, (Ethel) Winifred (1873–1918), pioneer of library services for blind people, was born on 7 October 1873 (not 1875, as her obituaries state) at 3 Lansdowne Place, Blackheath Hill,...

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Baker, Charles

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 649 words.

Baker, Charles (1803–1874), teacher of deaf people, was born on 31 July 1803, the second son of Thomas Baker, headmaster of the Lancasterian School, Severn Street, Birmingham, and his wife,...

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Baker, Henry

G. L'E. Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1415 words.

Baker, Henry (1698–1774), natural philosopher and teacher of deaf people, was born on 8 May 1698 in Quality Court, Chancery Lane, London, to William Baker, a clerk in chancery, and his...

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Bell, Alexander Graham

R. W. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Engineering and Technology; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1305 words.

Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone, was born on 3 March 1847 at 16 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, the second of three sons of...

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Braidwood, Thomas

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 646 words.

Braidwood, Thomas (1715–1806), teacher of deaf people, was born in Scotland and educated at Edinburgh University. He was for some time assistant in the grammar school at Hamilton, and...

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Bulwer, John

Graham Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1661 words.

Bulwer, John (bap. 1606, d. 1656), medical practitioner and writer on deafness and on gesture, was the second and only surviving son of Thomas Bulwer (d. 1649), a London apothecary, and...

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Dendy, Mary

Mark Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1170 words.

Dendy, Mary (1855–1933), promoter of residential schools for mentally handicapped people, was born on 28 January 1855 at Bryncelyn, Mold, Flintshire, the second child of John Dendy...

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Dummett, Sir Michael Anthony Eardley

Daniel Isaacson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 3227 words.

Dummett, Sir Michael Anthony Eardley (1925–2011), philosopher and campaigner against racial injustice, was born Michael Eardley Dummett at 56 York Terrace, Marylebone, London on 27 June...

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Hay, Harry

Craig M. Loftin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education. 1333 words.

Hay, Harry (07 April 1912–24 October 2002), gay rights pioneer, was born Henry Hay, Jr., in Worthing, Sussex, England, to wealthy American parents, Henry Hay, Sr., and Margaret Neall. His...

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Hutton, James Scott

Laurie C. C. Stanley-Blackwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1430 words.

Hutton, James Scott (1833–1891), teacher of deaf people and author, was born on 10 May 1833 in Perth, Scotland, son of George Hutton (1801–1870) and Ann Scott (b. 1803/4), both natives of...

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