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Oakley, Annie(Encyclopedia)Oakley, Annie, 1860–1926, American theatrical performer, b. Darke co., Ohio. Her original name was Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. From childhood on she was a dead shot with a rifle. She defeated in conte...
Nutley(Encyclopedia)Nutley, town (1990 pop. 27,099), Essex co., NE N.J., a residential suburb of Newark, on the Passaic River; settled 1680, inc. 1902. Pharmaceuticals, dyestuffs, and machinery are made. After the Civil ...
Dillard, Annie(Encyclopedia)Dillard, Annie, 1945–, American writer, b. Pittsburgh, Pa., as Meta Ann Doak, grad. Hollins College (B.A., 1967; M.A., 1968). She has taught writing at Western Washington Univ. and Wesleyan Univ. Th...
Leibovitz, Annie(Encyclopedia)Leibovitz, Annie lb´vts [key], 1949–, American photographer, b. Waterbury, Conn., as Anna-Lou Leibovitz. A celebrated portrait photographer, she began contributing photographs to Rolling Ston...
Besant, Annie(Encyclopedia)Besant, Annie bz´ant [key], 1847–1933, English social reformer and theosophist, b. Annie Wood. She steadily grew away from Christianity and in 1873 separated from her husband, a Protestant clergy...
Cannon, Annie Jump(Encyclopedia)Cannon, Annie Jump, 1863–1941, American astronomer, b. Dover, Del. In 1897 she became an assistant in the Harvard College Observatory, where (1911–38) she was astronomer and curator of astronomica...
Fields, Annie Adams(Encyclopedia)Fields, Annie Adams: see Fields, James Thomas.
Proulx, E. Annie(Encyclopedia)Proulx, E. Annie (Edna Annie Proulx)proo [key], 1935–, American writer, b. Norwich, Conn., grad. Univ. of Vermont (B.A., 1969), Sir George Williams (now Concordia) Univ., Montreal (M.A., 1973). Sh...
Krishnamurti, Jiddu(Encyclopedia)Krishnamurti, Jiddu jd´oo krshnmoor´t [key], 1895–1986, Indian religious figure whose message centered on the need for maximum self-awareness. In 1909, Annie Besant met him and procl...
Dressler, Marie(Encyclopedia)Dressler, Marie, 1869–1934, American actress, b. Coburg, Ont., Canada. She appeared on stage and in vaudeville before making her first film, Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914). Although she gained fa...
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