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Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

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Haynes, Elizabeth Ross

Iris Carlton-LaNey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social Work; Politics. 1271 words.

Haynes, Elizabeth Ross (30 July 1883–26 October 1953), social scientist, politician, and community leader, was born in Mount Willing, Lowndes County, Alabama, the daughter of Henry Ross and...

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Hoey, Jane Margueretta

June Hopkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; US Politics. 1037 words.

Hoey, Jane Margueretta (15 January 1892–06 October 1968), social worker, was born in Greeley County, Nebraska, the daughter of John Hoey and Catherine Mullen, who had immigrated to New York...

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Milk, Harvey

Frederick J. Simonelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1417 words.

Milk, Harvey (22 May 1930–27 November 1978), politician and gay rights activist, was born Harvey Bernard Milk in Woodmere, Long Island, New York, the son of William Milk and Minerva Karns....

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Roche, Josephine Aspinwall

Peter Wallenstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; US Politics. 1264 words.

Roche, Josephine Aspinwall (02 December 1886–29 July 1976), social worker and New Deal administrator, was born in Neligh, Nebraska, the daughter of John J. Roche, a lawyer, banker, and...

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Yellowtail, Robert Summers

Frank Rzeczkowski.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; US Politics. 1082 words.

Yellowtail, Robert Summers (1889–18 June 1988), Crow Indian politician, activist, and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) official, was born near Lodge Grass, Montana on the Crow Indian...

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