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Katie Boyle obituary

Offshore Technology International - 21 Mar 2018
She was born Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali di Francavilla in Florence. Her parents, Dorothy (nee Ramsden), a Yorkshirewoman, and the Marchese Demetrio Imperiali di Francavilla, an Italian aristocrat, divorced when Katie was five, and her mother ...
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Clark County group considers civil rights leader a hero

Springfield News Sun - 23 Jun 2017
She often wore hats to match her outfits. Dr. Dorothy Height has published several books —“Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir,” “The Black Family Dinner Quilt: Health Conscious Recipes and Food Memories,” and “Living with Purpose.” We can learn ...
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Dorothy Height Honored With Forever Stamp - 02 Feb 2017
Height is the 40th addition to the Black Heritage Series which features other African American pioneers and activists including Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, and Martin Luther King, Jr. She is also the 15th woman to be added to the ...
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MFA St. Pete to display Dorothy Height's Hats

Tampa Bay Newspapers - 24 Apr 2017
Dorothy Height's Hats, a new exhibit will be displayed April 29-July 23 in the second-floor gallery at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Civil rights icon Dr. Dorothy Irene Height (1912-2010) was known for her courage ...
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A 'Forever Stamp' for a forever freedom fighter, Dorothy Height

Amsterdam News - 09 Mar 2017
Born Dorothy Irene Height, March 24, 1912, in Richmond, Va., she came of age in Rankin, Pa., not too far from Pittsburgh. One of the stories her relatives told me was about Dorothy's early years when she won an oratory contest with the U.S ...
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Hello Dolly, King's Theatre, Review - 08 Mar 2018
Elspeth Whyte (Dolly Levi), Judith Walker (Ermestina Money), Matt McDonagh (Ambrose Kemper), Alan Hunter (Horace Vanergelder), Robyn McCormack (Ermengarde), John Bruce (Cornelius Hackl), Matthew O'Hagan (Barnaby Tucker), Tanya Williamson (Irene Molloy ...
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Santa Rosa City Council Update

Sonoma County Gazette - 08 Feb 2018
Something to think about: “I want to be remembered as someone who used herself and anything she could touch to work for justice and freedom….I want to be remembered as one who tried.” Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010[) was an ...
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Dorothy Height To Be Honored on 2017 US Postage Stamp

The Root - 28 Nov 2016
Truth—we may have to dial back the Public Enemy lyrics from “Fight The Power”: “Most of my heroes don't appear on no stamps.” Because, frankly, since the Black Heritage Stamps series started, most of my heroes do, in fact, appear on stamps. From ...

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