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Ball, William (fl. 1911–1913), suffrage activist and trade unionist

Catherine Blackford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 805 words.

Ball, William (fl. 1911–1913), suffrage activist and trade unionist, came from a working-class family, possibly based in the midlands. Little is known of his early years apart from his paid...

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law; Politics; Gender and Politics. 788 words.

Bennett, Louise [Louie] (1870–1956), suffragist, trade unionist, and pacifist, was born in Temple Road, Temple Hill, near Dublin, the eldest of five daughters and five sons of an auctioneer...

Bloor, Ella Reeve

Veronica A. Wilson.

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; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1742 words.

Bloor, Ella Reeve (08 July 1862–10 August 1951), radical labor organizer and feminist, was born on Staten Island, New York, the daughter of Charles Reeve, a successful drugstore owner, and...

Bondfield, Margaret Grace (1873–1953), trade unionist, campaigner for women's interests, and politician

Philip Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1422 words.

Bondfield, Margaret Grace (1873–1953), trade unionist, campaigner for women's interests, and politician, was born on 17 March 1873 at Chard, Somerset, the tenth of eleven children and third...

Bulley [married name Brooke], (Agnes) Amy (1852–1939), promoter of women's education and women's trade unionism

Linda Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 1147 words.

Bulley [married name Brooke], (Agnes) Amy (1852–1939), promoter of women's education and women's trade unionism, was born on 20 April 1852 at Liscard, New Brighton, Cheshire, one of four...

Chew, Ada Nield (1870–1945), labour organizer and suffragist

David Doughan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 956 words.

Chew, Ada Nield (1870–1945), labour organizer and suffragist, was born at Hollins, Butt Lane, Audley, Staffordshire, on 28 January 1870, the second child in a family of thirteen of William...

Collins, Jennie

Mari Jo Buhle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 983 words.

Collins, Jennie (1828–20 July 1887), labor reformer and woman suffragist, was born in Amoskeag, New Hampshire, to humble circumstances. Orphaned by the age of fourteen and largely...

Cook, Alice

Brigid O'Farrell.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 1378 words.

Cook, Alice (28 November 1903–07 February 1998), international labor scholar, educator, and advocate for workingwomen, was born Alice Hanson in Alexandria, Virginia, the eldest child of...

Cook [née Graves], Cecily Mary (1889/90–1962), trade unionist and suffrage campaigner

David Thoms.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 537 words.

Cook [née Graves], Cecily Mary (1889/90–1962), trade unionist and suffrage campaigner, daughter of Alfred Graves, was probably born in London, but little else is known about her early life....

Coppin, Fanny Jackson

Linda M. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 1434 words.

Coppin, Fanny Jackson (1837–21 January 1913), educator, civic and religious leader, and feminist, was born a slave in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Lucy Jackson. Her father’s name and...

Dickenson [née Welsh], Sarah (1868–1954), trade unionist and suffragist

Serena Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 772 words.

Dickenson [née Welsh], Sarah (1868–1954), trade unionist and suffragist, was born on 28 March 1868 in Borsall Road, Hulme, Manchester, the second of five children of Scot John Welsh,...

Dreier, Mary Elisabeth

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1299 words.

Dreier, Mary Elisabeth (26 September 1875–15 August 1963), labor reformer and suffragist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Theodor Dreier, a partner in an iron firm and elder...

Froud, Ethel Elizabeth (1880–1941), feminist and trade unionist

Hilda Kean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 911 words.

Froud, Ethel Elizabeth (1880–1941), feminist and trade unionist, was born on 11 April 1880 at The Willows, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, the daughter of George Christopher Froud, a butcher, and...

Hinchey, Margaret

Lara Vapnek.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1389 words.

Hinchey, Margaret (10 December 1870–29 February 1944), suffragist and labor leader, was born in Limerick, Ireland, the daughter of Thomas Hinchey and Mary Maloney. Known informally as...

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist

Graham R. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 833 words.

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist, was born on 29 August 1922 at 3 Blinshall Street, Dundee, the youngest of three...

Malkiel, Theresa Serber

Thomas Winter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 938 words.

Malkiel, Theresa Serber (01 May 1874–17 November 1949), trade union leader, woman suffragist, publicist, and educator, was born in Bar, Russia. In 1891 she emigrated with her parents to the...

Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton (1847–1897), women's club founder and temperance campaigner

Mark Clement.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 726 words.

Massingberd, Emily Caroline Langton (1847–1897), women's club founder and temperance campaigner, was born at 43 Durnford Street, East Stonehouse, Devon, on 19 December 1847, the first of...

McCallum [married name Richardson], Janet Hutchison [Jenny] (1881–1946), trade unionist and suffragette

Chris Neale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 746 words.

McCallum [married name Richardson], Janet Hutchison [Jenny] (1881–1946), trade unionist and suffragette, was born on 21 July 1881 at Hospital Hill, Dunfermline, the eldest of the thirteen...

Mesta, Perle

Richard O. Davies.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1199 words.

Mesta, Perle (12 Oct. 1889 or 1891–16 March 1975), political activist, businesswoman, diplomat, and hostess, was born Pearl Skirvin in Sturgis, Michigan, the daughter of William Balser...

Miller, Frieda Segelke

Francesco L. Nepa.

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; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1103 words.

Miller, Frieda Segelke (16 April 1890–21 July 1973), labor official and feminist, was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the daughter of James Gordon Miller, a lawyer, and Erna Segelke. Her...