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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Most commonly refers to ground wheat, although also used for other cereals and applied to powdered dried matter such as fish flour, potato flour, etc. Ground wheat yields wholemeal flour...

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Carson, Violet Helen (1898–1983), actress

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 864 words.

Carson, Violet Helen (1898–1983), actress, was born on 1 September 1898 at 1 Corporation Terrace, in the Ancoats district of Manchester, one of at least two daughters of William Brown...

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Smith, Winchell

Louis A. Rachow.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Theatre. 931 words.

Smith, Winchell (05 April 1871?–10 June 1933), director and playwright, was born William Brown Smith, Jr., in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of William Brown Smith, a flour, grain, and feed...

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Harris, Richard St John Francis (1930–2002), actor

Ronald Bergan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film. 1456 words.

Harris, Richard St John Francis (1930–2002), actor, was born at Overdale, Ennis Road, Limerick, Ireland, on 1 October 1930, the youngest of eight children of Ivan Harris, flour merchant,...

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