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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Schuyler, George Samuel

Edward M. Welch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1534 words.

Schuyler, George Samuel (25 February 1895–31 August 1977), journalist, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of George Francis Schuyler and Eliza Jane Fischer. Both of his parents...

Bernstein, Theodore Menline

Betsy Wade.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1224 words.

Bernstein, Theodore Menline (17 November 1904–27 June 1979), newspaper editor, was born in New York City, the son of Saul Bernstein, a lawyer, and Sarah Menline, a high school teacher until...

Friedan, Betty

Susan Ware.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 2100 words.

Friedan, Betty (04 February 1921–04 February 2006), writer and feminist activist, was born Bettye Naomi Goldstein in Peoria, Illinois, to Harry Goldstein, a Russian immigrant who ran a...

Brisbane, Arthur

Joyce Milton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1613 words.

Brisbane, Arthur (12 December 1864–25 December 1936), journalist and newspaper editor, was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of Albert Brisbane, a propagator of Fourier socialism, which...

Hart, Joseph Kinmont

Kenneth J. Potts.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education. 1408 words.

Hart, Joseph Kinmont (16 February 1876–10 March 1949), educator, editor, and writer, was born in Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, near Columbia City, Indiana, the son of David N. Hart...

Bennett, James Gordon (1795–1872), newspaper editor and publisher

Warren T. Francke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing. 2094 words.

Bennett, James Gordon (1795–1872), newspaper editor and publisher, was born on 1 September 1795 in Old Town (later called New Mill), Keith, Banffshire. Catholic farmers in a protestant...

Brown, James (1815–1881), journalist and political reformer

Martin Faragher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics. 965 words.

Brown, James (1815–1881), journalist and political reformer, was born in Liverpool on 2 August 1815. His father, James Brown, also known as Cato, was a black Nova Scotian, probably from the...

Cardozo, Jacob Newton

William J. Barber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Economics. 1055 words.

Cardozo, Jacob Newton (17 June 1786–30 August 1873), economist and journalist, was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of David N. Cardozo, a member of the Sephardic Jewish mercantile...

Colón, Jesús

Rafael Ocasio.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics. 1698 words.

Colón, Jesús (20 January 1901–1974), writer and political and community activist, was born to working-class parents in rural Puerto Rico, whose names are not known. In A Puerto Rican in New...

Mathews, Joseph McDowell

Eugene H. Conner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Surgery. 871 words.

Mathews, Joseph McDowell (26 May 1847–02 December 1928), surgeon and medical editor, was born in New Castle, Henry County, Kentucky, the son of Caleb M. Mathews, a lawyer and jurist, and...

Burgess, Joseph (1853–1934), journalist and socialist

David Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Journalism. 1741 words.

Burgess, Joseph (1853–1934), journalist and socialist, was born on 3 July 1853 in Old Road, Failsworth, Lancashire, a textile community between Manchester and Oldham, the eldest child...

Patterson, Thomas McDonald

Michael Welsh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1235 words.

Patterson, Thomas McDonald (08 November 1839–23 July 1916), lawyer and editor, was born in County Carlow, Ireland, the son of James Patterson, a watchmaker, and Margaret Mountjoy. During...

Heatter, Gabriel

Irving Fang.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism. 1042 words.

Heatter, Gabriel (17 September 1890–30 March 1972), broadcast commentator, was born on the Lower East Side of New York City, the son of Henry Heatter, a tailor, and Anna Fishman. Both of...

Childs, Marquis

Ray E. Boomhower.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1120 words.

Childs, Marquis (17 March 1903–30 June 1990), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, columnist, and author, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, columnist, and author, was born in the Mississippi...

Huck, Winnifred Sprague Mason

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism. 1239 words.

Huck, Winnifred Sprague Mason (14 September 1882–24 August 1936), congresswoman and journalist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of William Ernest Mason, an attorney, state...

Bullard, Arthur

James Boylan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; US Politics. 1421 words.

Bullard, Arthur (08 December 1879–10 September 1929), writer and government official, was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, the son of Henry Bullard, a prominent Presbyterian minister, and...

Bell, Philip Alexander

Michael F. Hembree.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 904 words.

Bell, Philip Alexander (1808–24 April 1889), abolitionist and journalist, was born in New York City (of unknown parents) and received his education there at the African Free School. He...

Bryant, John Emory

Ruth Currie-McDaniel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism. 1444 words.

Bryant, John Emory (13 October 1836–27 February 1900), editor and politician, was born in Wayne, Maine, the son of Benjamin Franklin Bryant, a Methodist minister and (later) physician, and...

Jacobs, Jane

Christopher Klemek.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History. 1796 words.

Jacobs, Jane (04 May 1916–25 April 2006), writer, community organizer, and urban advocate, was born Jane Butzner in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to Dr. John Butzner, a physician, and Bess...

Draper, Dorothy

Pauline C. Metcalf.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Journalism. 1132 words.

Draper, Dorothy (22 November 1889–10 March 1969), interior decorator and columnist, was born in Tuxedo Park, New York, the daughter of Paul Tuckerman and Susan Minturn. She grew up in the...