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Alice Mary ROBERTSON

ROBERTSON, Alice Mary, a Representative from Oklahoma; born at Tullahassee Mission, Creek Nation, Indian Territory (now Tullahassee, Okla.), January 2, 1854; self-taught in early life under the…

Alice

The foster-sister of Robert le Diable, and bride of Rambaldo, the Norman troubadour. She came to Palermo to place in the duke's hand her mother's will, which he was enjoined not to read til…

Ann B. Davis

Name at birth: Ann Bradford DavisAnn B. Davis was a television actress whose role as Alice-the-housekeeper in The Brady Bunch made her a 1970s pop culture icon. When the show debuted in 1969, Davis wa…

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was an American writer known for her role in the experimental arts and letters of Europe in the early part of the 20th century. She traveled in Paris, Vienna and San Francisco as a chi…

W. E. B. Du Bois

Name at birth: William Edward Burghardt DuBoisA scholar, writer and political activist, W.E.B. Du Bois was a key founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). W.E…

B. of B. K

Some mysterious initials applied to himself in his diary by Arthur Orton, “the Tichborne Claimant.” Supposed to denote “Baronet of British Kingdom.” Source: Dictio…

Alice Munro

Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013 and is a three-time winner of the Governor General's Award, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Canada. Known for short stories that e…

Alice Childress

Playwright and novelist Alice Childress is best known for her young adult book, 1973's A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich. Alice Childress began her career as an actress with the American Negro Thea…

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper(Vincent Furnier)musicianBorn: 2/4/1948Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan Rock musician known for his hard-rock teen anthems and theatrical live shows featuring shocking stunts and pro…