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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Kerr [née Newland], Antonella Reuss [Tony], marchioness of Lothian (1922–2007), journalist and charity founder

Jane Reed.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism. 1368 words.

Kerr [née Newland], Antonella Reuss [Tony], marchioness of Lothian (1922–2007), journalist and charity founder, was born in Rome on 22 May 1922, the only child of Major-General Sir Foster...

O’Connor, Jessie Lloyd

Amy Hague.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism. 1502 words.

O’Connor, Jessie Lloyd (14 February 1904–24 December 1988), journalist and social activist, was born in Winnetka, Illinois, the daughter of William Bross Lloyd, a writer and socialist, and...

Findlay, John Ritchie (1824–1898), newspaper proprietor and philanthropist

G. W. Prothero.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism. 799 words.

Findlay, John Ritchie (1824–1898), newspaper proprietor and philanthropist, born at Arbroath on 21 October 1824, was the son of Peter Findlay (d. 1833?), draper, and grandnephew of John...

Bates, Daisy

Barbara McCaskill.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1289 words.

Bates, Daisy (11 November 1914–04 November 1999), civil rights activist, newspaper founder and publisher, was born Daisy Lee Gatson in Huttig, Arkansas. Her biological father and mother,...

Morrison, George Ernest (1862–1920), journalist and traveller

H. F. Oxbury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; World History; Travel and Holiday. 800 words.

Morrison, George Ernest (1862–1920), journalist and traveller, was born on 4 February 1862 at Geelong, Newtown, Victoria, Australia, the second child and eldest son of the five sons and two...

Day, Dorothy

James Terence Fisher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 2083 words.

Day, Dorothy (08 November 1897–29 November 1980), founder of the Catholic Worker movement and Catholic Worker, a monthly newspaper, founder of the Catholic Worker movement and Catholic...

Scholte, H. P.

Robert P. Swierenga.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Ethnic Politics; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; World History. 1188 words.

Scholte, H. P. (25 September 1805–25 August 1868), Reformed cleric, journalist, and founder of the Pella, Iowa, Dutch colony, was born Hendrik Pieter Scholte in Amsterdam, the Netherlands,...

Harrison, Hubert Henry

Jeffrey B. Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1892 words.

Harrison, Hubert Henry (27 April 1883–17 December 1927), black intellectual and radical political activist, was born in Concordia, St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands),...