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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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Bonn, Leopold Bernhard

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1026 words.

Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist, was born on 3 August 1850 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the ninth child of Baruch Bonn, a prominent Jewish banker. He was...

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Carr, Charlotte Elizabeth

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1140 words.

Carr, Charlotte Elizabeth (03 May 1890–12 July 1956), social worker and reformer, was born in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph Henry Carr, a successful businessman, and Frances Carver....

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Ferguson, Katy

Sheryl A. Kujawa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social Work; Education. 883 words.

Ferguson, Katy (1779?–11 July 1854), child welfare worker and school founder, was born a slave on board a schooner en route from Virginia to New York City. Her formal name was Catherine...

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Kellor, Frances Alice

Christopher W. Diemicke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1217 words.

Kellor, Frances Alice (20 October 1873–04 January 1952), social reformer and arbitration specialist, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of Daniel Kellor and Mary Sprau. The family...

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Nicholls, Sir George

Anthony Brundage.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Social Work. 2336 words.

Nicholls, Sir George (1781–1865), poor-law reformer and administrator, was born on 31 December 1781 in Trenithen, Cornwall, the eldest son of Solomon Nicholls (1755/6–1793) and his wife,...

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Streatfeild, Lucy Anne Evelyn Deane

Elaine Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Social Work; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 969 words.

Streatfeild, Lucy Anne Evelyn Deane (1865–1950), factory inspector and social worker, was born at Madras, India, on 31 July 1865, and was baptized there on the following day, the daughter...

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