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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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Hodgson, Ernest Franklin

James B. Tedesco and Paul H. Tedesco.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1432 words.

Hodgson, Ernest Franklin (20 May 1871–03 October 1948), a pioneer manufacturer of portable prefabricated factory-built housing, was born in Medford, Massachusetts, the son of Thomas...

Stubbs, Walter Roscoe

Sondra Van Meter McCoy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1131 words.

Stubbs, Walter Roscoe (07 November 1858–25 March 1929), contractor and governor of Kansas, was born near Richmond, Indiana, the son of John T. Stubbs and Esther Bailey, farmers. He moved...

Payne, William (1717/18–1782), carpenter and constable

Joanna Innes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1545 words.

Payne, William (1717/18–1782), carpenter and constable, was probably born in London; details of his parents and background are unknown. He is now best remembered for his activities from the...