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Archer, Frederick James [Fred] (1857–1886), jockey

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1100 words.

Archer, Frederick James [Fred] (1857–1886), jockey, born at St George's Cottage, Cheltenham, on 11 January 1857, was the second son in the family of three sons and two daughters of William...

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Preston, Michael Richard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Politics. 347 words.

ATD; FCSD

Born 15 Oct. 1927; s of Major Frederick Allan Preston, MC and Winifred Gertrude (née Archer); ...

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Monuments, Museums, Public Markers

James W. Loewen.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9795 words.

The first known Africans to set foot in North America arrived in the summer of 1526, when five hundred Spaniards brought along one hundred black slaves as they tried to establish a town...

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Great Britain

Leyla Keough.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6469 words.

Although it is commonly believed that blacks first entered Great Britain after World War II, a black presence there can be traced back to 200 C.E. As a result of British participation in...

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