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“A Fascinating Show for John Citizen and his Wife”: Advertising Exhibitions in Early Twentieth-Century London

James Taylor.

in Journal of Social History

June 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; International History; Social and Cultural History; Politics; Race and Ethnicity. 13321 words.

Abstract

Though receiving little attention from historians, the trade exhibition was a significant new form of commercialized leisure from the late nineteenth...

Aaronson, Sir Michael (John)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Politics. 182 words.

Kt 2006; CBE 2000

Born 8 Sept. 1947; s of late Edward John Aaronson and Marian Aaronson (née Davies); ...

Abadam, Alice (1856–1940), suffrage activist and women’s right’s campaigner

Alexandra Hughes-Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics; Social and Cultural History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1193 words.

Abadam, Alice (1856–1940), suffrage activist and women’s right’s campaigner, was born in St John’s Wood, London, on 2 January 1856 (census returns 1891, 1939 Register). Her birth was not...

Abbot, Gorham Dummer

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 945 words.

Abbot, Gorham Dummer (03 September 1807–03 August 1874), educator of women and clergyman, was born in Brunswick, Maine, the son of “Squire” Jacob Abbot, a land trustee and sometime...

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...

Abbott, Rt Hon. Diane (Julie)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 124 words.

Born 27 Sept. 1953; d of late Reginald and Julia Abbott; m 1991, David Thompson (marr. diss. 1993); one s

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Abercorn

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Politics. 188 words.

KG 1999

Born 4 July 1934; er s of 4th Duke of Abercorn, and Lady Mary Kathleen Crichton (Dowager Duchess...

Abzug, Bella

Edward L. Lach.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1223 words.

Abzug, Bella (24 July 1920–31 March 1998), lawyer, feminist leader, and U.S. representative, was born Bella Savitsky in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of Emmanuel Savitsky, butcher, and...

Ackroyd, Dame (Dorothy) Elizabeth [Betty] (1910–1987), civil servant and consumer rights campaigner

Margaret Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 883 words.

Ackroyd, Dame (Dorothy) Elizabeth [Betty] (1910–1987), civil servant and consumer rights campaigner, was born at Hydrastin House, Wilpshire, Lancashire, on 13 August 1910, the daughter of...

Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement

Martin Purvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 929 words.

Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement, was born on 3 February 1849 at Heath Lodge, Petersfield,...

Acland, Sir John (c. 1552–1620), politician and benefactor

Mary Wolffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 809 words.

Acland, Sir John (c. 1552–1620), politician and benefactor, was the younger son of John Acland (d. 1553) of Acland Barton in the parish of Landkey, north Devon, and Margaret, daughter and...

Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet (1906–1990), politician and benefactor

A. F. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 980 words.

Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet (1906–1990), politician and benefactor, was born on 26 November 1906 at Broadclyst, Devon, his ancestral home, the eldest in the family of...

Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, tenth baronet (1787–1871), politician and philanthropist

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 726 words.

Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, tenth baronet (1787–1871), politician and philanthropist, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, ninth baronet (d. 1794), and Henrietta Anne (d. 1841), the only...

Acton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 346 words.

Born 30 July 1941; s of 3rd Baron Acton, CMG, MBE, TD and Hon. Daphne, o d of 4th Baron Rayleigh, FRS and Lady Mary Hilda, 2nd ...

Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 839 words.

Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist, was born on 14 December 1907 at the vicarage in Arnold, a mining parish in Nottinghamshire, the second of the four children...

Adams, Alan Edgar

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Politics. 125 words.

Born 1 June 1954; s of Anthony Adams and Olive Adams; one d

Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director...

Adams, John Quincy

Wilbert H. Ahern.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 827 words.

Adams, John Quincy (04 May 1848–03 September 1922), newspaper editor and publisher, civil rights leader, and Republican party activist, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Henry...

Adams of Craigielea

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 51 words.

Born 27 Dec. 1947 m 1968, Allen S. Adams (d 1990), MP Paisley North; one s two d

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Addams, Jane

Victoria Bissell Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 2735 words.

Addams, Jane (06 September 1860–21 May 1935), social reformer and peace activist, was the daughter of John Huy Addams, a businessman and Republican politician, and Sarah Weber. Born on the...

Addington

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Politics. 101 words.

Born 24 Aug. 1963; s of 5th Baron Addington and of Alexandra Patricia, yr d of late Norman Ford Millar; m 1999, (Elizabeth) Ann Morris; one...