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Alcott, Louisa May

(Encyclopedia) Alcott, Louisa May, 1832–88, American author, b. Germantown, Pa.; daughter of Bronson Alcott . Mostly educated by her father, she was a friend of Emerson and…

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women, a novel for young readers that's been popular since its appearance in 1868. Born in Pennsylvania, she's most closely associated with Boston and Concord,…

Louisa May Alcott

The writer of Little Women Louisa May Alcott More Fun Stuff Little Women Characters HangmanLittle Men Characters HangmanBiography Louisa May Alcott Biography Mostly educated by her father…

Louisa May Alcott: Thanksgiving

ThanksgivingThis yearly festival was always kept at Plumfield in the good old-fashioned way, and nothing was allowed to interfere with it. For days beforehand, the little girls helped Asia…

Alcott, Bronson

(Encyclopedia) Alcott, Bronson ôl´kət, ăl–, –kŏt [key], 1799–1888, American educational and social reformer, b. near Wolcott, Conn., as Amos Bronson Alcox. His meager formal education…


(Encyclopedia) May: see month .


(Encyclopedia) may, name for several plants; in England, particularly the hawthorn . See also mayflower .

Amy Alcott

Amy AlcottBorn: Feb. 22, 1956Golfer 29 career wins, including five majors; inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame in 1999.Tenley AlbrightA - CGrover Cleveland (Pete) Alexander

Louisa County, IA Census Data

Iowa Louisa County, Iowa People QuickFactsLouisa CountyIowaPopulation, 2005 estimate 11,8422,966,334Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -2.8%1.4%Population, 2000 12,1832,…

Louisa County, VA Census Data

Virginia Louisa County, Virginia People QuickFactsLouisa CountyVirginiaPopulation, 2005 estimate 30,0207,567,465Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 17.1%6.9%Population,…