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Lucia Fidelia Woolley Gillette (1827-1905) was one of the first women to be ordained to the Universalist ministry in the United States and probably the first ordained woman to preach in Canada. As a child she assisted her father, Rev. Edward Mott Woolley; as a teen she was writing for Universalist newspapers; later in life she campaigned for woman's suffrage  . . . read more Clarence Mott Woolley (1863-1956), a prominent twentieth-century industrialist, worked with J. P. Morgan to build the American Radiator Company into a worldwide conglomerate that monopolized the home and commercial heating markets. He was also a benefactor and trustee of St. Lawrence University  . . . read more
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Hone Tuwhare (1922-2008) was one of the leading poets of the twentieth-century. Building on his Maori and Scottish background, his poetry reflected, critiqued, and celebrated New Zealand culture and its people. He was a social justice advocate, a defender of the working class, and an advocate for the Maori. Coming from a humble background . . . read more