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Harris, Joel Chandler(Encyclopedia)Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848–1908, American short-story writer and humorist, b. Eatonton, Ga., considered one of the great American regionalist writers. As an apprentice to the editor of the Countrym...
Frost, Arthur Burdett(Encyclopedia)Frost, Arthur Burdett, 1851–1928, American illustrator and cartoonist, b. Philadelphia; pupil of Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He worked chiefly in New York City and be...
Chandler, Zachariah(Encyclopedia)Chandler, Zachariah, 1813–79, U.S. Senator from Michigan (1857–75, 1879) and Secretary of the Interior (1875–77), b. Bedford, N.H. He moved to Detroit in 1833 and through merchandising, land spe...
Joel(Encyclopedia)Joel j´l [key], in the Bible. 1 Prophet of the book of Joel. 2 Son of Samuel. He also appears under the name Vashni. ...
Joel(Encyclopedia)Joel, prophetic book of the Bible. It is a collection of the oracles of an otherwise unknown prophet, dated variously from the 9th to the 3d cent. BC, though a date in c.400 BC is likely. A locust pla...
Chandler(Encyclopedia)Chandler, family of American real estate developers and publishers. Harry Chandler, 1864–1944, b. Landaff, N.H., moved to Los Angeles and during the early 20th cent. was very largely responsible for...
Chandler(Encyclopedia)Chandler, city (1990 pop. 90,533), Maricopa co., S central Ariz., in the Salt River valley; inc. 1920. It is both a residential community and a center for research and technology. Tourism is also impo...
Harris(Encyclopedia)Harris, Scotland: see Lewis and Harris.
Barlow, Joel(Encyclopedia)Barlow, Joel bär´l [key], 1754–1812, American writer and diplomat, b. Redding, Conn., grad. Yale, 1778. He was one of the Connecticut Wits and a major contributor to their satirical poem The Ana...
Chandler, Harry(Encyclopedia)Chandler, Harry: see under Chandler, family.
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