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Bissell, Emily Perkins

Carol Hoffecker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social Work. 1160 words.

Bissell, Emily Perkins (31 May 1861–08 March 1948), volunteer social worker and author, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Champion Aristarcus Bissell, a lawyer and banker,...

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Rich, Adrienne

Carla Kaplan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2601 words.

Rich, Adrienne (16 May 1929–27 March 2012), poet, essayist, and lesbian-feminist activist, was born Adrienne Cecile Rich in Baltimore, Maryland, to Arnold Rice Rich and Helen Elizabeth...

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