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Abrahams, Louis Barnett

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 123 words.

Born Swansea, 3 Oct. 1839; s of Rev. Barnett Abrahams, minister of the Jewish community of that town; m Fannie, e d of late Ephraim Moseley of London; one ...

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Abrahams, Louis Barnett (1839–1918), headmaster

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 727 words.

Abrahams, Louis Barnett (1839–1918), headmaster, was born on 3 October 1839 at Swansea, the son of Barnett Abrahams (1785–1868) and his second wife, Hannah (fl. 1820–1868), the daughter of...

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Abrahams, Barnett (1831–1863), college head

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 731 words.

Abrahams, Barnett (1831–1863), college head, was born in Warsaw, Poland, eldest child of Abraham Susman (c.1801–1880), known as Abraham Abrahams, and his second wife, Esther Reisel. His...

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Abrahams, Sir Lionel Barnett (1869–1919), economist and civil servant

G. Balachandran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Economics. 704 words.

Abrahams, Sir Lionel Barnett (1869–1919), economist and civil servant, was born in London on 9 December 1869, the only son of Mordecai Abrahams, secretary to the Initiation Society....

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Salmon, Alfred

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 75 words.

Born 20 July 1868; e s of Barnett and Lena Salmon; m 1894, Frances Abrahams; three s; died 11 Oct. 1928

Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of J....

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Bloom, His Honour Charles

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 94 words.

Born 6 Nov. 1940; s of Abraham Barnett Bloom and Freda Bloom (née Craft); m 1967, Janice Rachelle Goldberg; one s one d

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Abrahams, Israel (1858–1925), Jewish scholar and historian

Bryan Diamond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Religious Studies. 1172 words.

Abrahams, Israel (1858–1925), Jewish scholar and historian, was born on 26 November 1858 at 10 Finsbury Square, London, the second son in the family of four sons and two daughters of...

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Salmon, Cyril Barnet, Baron Salmon (1903–1991), judge

Anthony Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1750 words.

Salmon, Cyril Barnet, Baron Salmon (1903–1991), judge, was born Barnett Cyril Salmon on 28 December 1903 at 232 Finchley Road, Hampstead, London, the son of Montagu Salmon, tobacco...

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Duveen, Joseph Joel, Baron Duveen (1869–1939), art dealer and benefactor

Alec Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art. 1144 words.

Duveen, Joseph Joel, Baron Duveen (1869–1939), art dealer and benefactor, was born at Hull on 14 October 1869, the eldest of the ten sons and four daughters of Sir Joseph Joel Duveen...

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Newman, Barnett

Martin R. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1810 words.

Newman, Barnett (29 January 1905–04 July 1970), painter and sculptor, was born in New York City, the son of Abraham Newman, a manufacturer of men’s clothes, and Anna Steinberg. The Newmans...

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Haynes, Thomas

Melissa Nicole Stuckey.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 790 words.

cofounder of Boley, Oklahoma, the largest all-black town in the United States, was the eldest child of Matthew and Dottie Haynes and was born in Red River County, Texas. Very little is...

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Illinois

Paul Finkelman.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2463 words.

In 1718 the French settler Philip Francis Renault brought five hundred slaves from Haiti to work in the mines of the “Illinois Country.” Other French migrants, most of them settling in...

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The Transformation of International Transitional Justice Advocacy

Jelena Subotić.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9709 words.

Abstract1

The scope and structure of international transitional justice (TJ) advocacy have changed significantly in two principal ways over the...

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Ovington, Mary White

Carolyn Wedin.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1480 words.

white settlement-house worker, journalist, author, and NAACP cofounder, chair (1919–1932), and treasurer (1932–1947). Born in Brooklyn Heights, New York, Mary White Ovington was the...

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Foreign Policy

Michael L. Krenn.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4225 words.

Through the early nineteenth century the ability of African Americans to effectively participate in U.S. foreign policy was extremely limited. These limitations are easily understood, as...

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Legal Resistance

Sara Van Winkle.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 10842 words.

Black women in America have been uniquely oppressed. Not surprisingly, the form, substance, and successes of their methods of resistance to such oppression have been marked by a...

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Affirmative Action

Dolores E. Battle and Michelle Brown Douglas.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5455 words.

The concept of affirmative action in America has been explored by sociologists, philosophers, legal scholars, journalists, and politicians. Although less than 2 percent of the 91,000...

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