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Jack Carson

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(1910–1963).

Film performer. A stocky character actor in many films, he usually played second leads ranging from heavies in westerns to buffoonish sidekicks in musicals. Carson was...

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Jack Carson

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(1910–1963).

Film performer. A stocky character actor in many films, he usually played second leads ranging from heavies in westerns to buffoonish sidekicks in musicals. Carson was...

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Carson, Jack (1910–1963)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 204 words.

(1910–1963).

Film performer. A stocky character actor in many films, he usually played second leads ranging from

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Young, Snooky (1919 - 2011), Jazz Musician, Trumpeter

Jason Philip Miller.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 497 words.

jazz trumpeter, was born Eugene Edward Young in Dayton, Ohio, into a family of musicians. He later explained that the origin of his famous nickname was a mystery. He was given it as a...

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Spingarn Medal Winners

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 216 words.

The Spingarn Medal is awarded annually by the NAACP for outstanding achievement by a black American1915Ernest E. Just1916Major Charles A. Young1917Harry T. Burleigh1918William S. B....

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Crothers, Scatman

Cynthia J. Miller.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 624 words.

actor, singer, and musician. Born Benjamin Sherman Crothers in Terre Haute, Indiana, Crothers began his musical career as a teenage drummer in a local speakeasy and performed in music,...

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Les recommandations de Michigan sur le risque en raison d’opinions politiques

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 1270 words.

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Russell, Nipsey

Eleanor D. Branch.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1094 words.

stand-up comic, actor, singer, and emcee, was born Julius Russell in Atlanta, Georgia. Nicknamed “Nipsey” by his mother, Russell exhibited talent early. At age three he was dancing...

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Walcott, Jersey Joe

Larry Lester.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1032 words.

professional heavyweight boxer, was born Arnold Raymond Cream in Merchantville, New Jersey, one of ten children of Joseph Arnold Cream and Ella Edna. His father was said to come from the...

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Cosby, William Henry (<i>born</i> 1937), Television Actor, Comedian, Philanthropist, Radio / Television Personality

Donald Roe.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1409 words.

comedian, actor, philanthropist. When Bill Cosby, the wealthy, well-educated, mild-mannered comedian, goes on stage and begins a monologue of funny stories relating to his...

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Waters, Ethel (1896 - 1977), Stage / Screen Actor, Blues Musician / Singer

Elizabeth Amelia Hadley.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3318 words.

Ethel Waters achieved many “firsts” during the course of her seven-decade career, establishing herself as a celebrated artist on vaudeville and Broadway, nightclubs, radio, recordings,...

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Errata-Volume 80, Number 5, 1998-Reviewers, 1 November 1996 to 30 June 1998

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 0 words.

The list of reviewers for the period 1 November 1996 to 30 June 1998 given on pages 1227–28 of volume 80, Number 5 was incorrect. Below is a complete list of reviewers for the Journal durin...

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Gregory, Dick

Karl Rodabaugh.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1394 words.

American comedian and satirist, human and civil rights activist, author, and nutritionist. Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory has been recognized as the first African American comedian to...

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Football, Collegiate

Alonford James Robinson.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1852 words.

For many years, black college football in the United States centered on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). African American football players were not welcome on white...

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Cosby, William Henry (<i>born</i> 1937), Television Actor, Comedian, Philanthropist, Radio / Television Personality

Jason King.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1877 words.

actor and comedian, was born William Henry Cosby Jr. in Germantown, Philadelphia, the son of William Henry Cosby Sr., a U.S. Navy mess steward, and Anna Pearl Cosby. Many of the...

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Hughes, Langston Mercer (1902 - 1967), Poet

Steven C. Tracy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3420 words.

writer, was born James Langston Hughes in Joplin, Missouri, the son of James Nathaniel Hughes, a stenographer and bookkeeper, and Carrie Mercer Langston, a stenographer. Left behind by a...

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John, Henry (1850 - 1887), Railroad Industry Leader, Legendary Figure, Folk Hero

John Garst.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2686 words.

“steel-driving man” and legendary hero, may have been a historic person born a slave in Mississippi, Virginia, or some other Southern state. In ballad and legend he is simply “John...

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II Countries and Regions, 19 Term Limits and Three Types of Constitutional Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa

James Thuo Gathii.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 26 pages. 11810 words.

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Part 2 Determining the Applicable Attorney–Client Privilege Standard, 7 Seeking Inspiration from Judicial and Administrative Proceedings for the Arbitral Context

Annabelle Möckesch.

in Attorney-Client Privilege in International Arbitration

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; International Law; Arbitration; Law. 50 pages. 26847 words.

This chapter draws inspiration from a number of judicial and administrative proceedings in regard to the determination of the applicable privilege law for the arbitral context. The chapter...

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