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Frederic Field Bullard

Frederic Field Bullard (1864-1904) was a composer from Boston.  He is best known for “A Stein Song”, co-written with fellow Visionist Richard Hovey, which was a favorite on college campuses.  828 more words

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Dew-Edmundson nuptials.

Wilson Times, 21 February 1896.

Per their marriage license, Sally Ann Dew, 35, and John Edmunson, 40, lived in Black Creek township. The wedding took place on 9 February 1896.


Philly.com: Families torn apart by slavery sought lost loved ones in newly archived ads

From Philly.com: Families torn apart by slavery sought lost loved ones in newly archived ads. “The goal of ‘Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery’ is an online database of these snapshots from history, which hold names of former slaves, owners, traders, plantation locations, and relatives gone missing. 62 more words

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Social Democratic Federation (Aberdeen) (c.1893 - c.1911)

The Social Democratic Federation (SDF) was Britain’s first socialist political party and was established in 1881 (called the Democratic Federation). Members included Henry Hyde Champion, James Connelly, HM Hyndman, Tom Mann and William Morris. 315 more words


Scottish Trades Councils' Labour Party (Aberdeen) (1892 - 1892/1893)

In February 1891 a conference of representatives of the Aberdeen Trade Council and the Aberdeen Labour Committee met to discuss political matters and recommended the Council to convene a meeting of delegates from Trade Councils across Scotland. 400 more words


Social and Labour Committee (1899)

The Social and Labour Committee appears at the time of preparations for nominating a candidate for the Aberdeen North seat in the 1900 General Election. As part of the nomination process the Aberdeen Trades Council had sent representatives to a conference to discuss local parliamentary representation (also there were the local Social Democratic Federation (SDF) and the aforementioned Social and Labour Committee). 93 more words


Independent Labour Party (Aberdeen) (1892 - c.1930s)

The Independent Labour Party (ILP) was formed nationally in 1892/1893 and the first conference was held at Bradford in January 1893. The first national party Chairman was Keir Hardy. 727 more words