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 (blăck′wĕl′, -wəl), Antoinette Louisa Brown 1825-1921.
American social reformer. The first formally appointed (1852) woman pastor in America, she advocated abolition, temperance, and women's rights.


, Elizabeth 1821-1910.
British-born American physician who was the first woman to earn an MD from an American medical school (1849). With her sister Emily Blackwell (1826-1910), she founded (1857) an infirmary for women and children in New York City and later (1868) a women's medical college at the infirmary.
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(ˈblæk wəl, -ˌwɛl)

Elizabeth, 1821–1910, first woman physician in the U.S., born in England.
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For years the hospitable Blackwell's had been his winter quarters.
He was in a light skiff, and being well acquainted with the currents and eddies, had shifted his station, according to the shifting of the tide, from the Hen and Chickens to the Hog's Back, from the Hog's Back to the Pot, and from the Pot to the Frying Pan; but in the eagerness of his sport he did not see that the tide was rapidly ebbing, until the roaring of the whirlpools and eddies warned him of his danger, and he had some difficulty in shooting his skiff from among the rocks and breakers, and getting to the point of Blackwell's Island.[1] Here he cast anchor for some time, waiting the turn of the tide to enable him to return homeward.
It is the Lady Eva Blackwell, the most beautiful debutante of last season.
Assists: Richards, 8; Emily Blackwell, 7; Ashcraft, 3; Adams, 2.
Nathan Blackwell was arrested by Cleveland Police after being wanted over a string of thefts.
Husch Blackwell found itself the subject of unwelcome attention after a hacker posted documents that once belonged to the firm's predecessor and threatened to release more as part of a ransom campaign.
Blackwell, a champion of domestic violence prevention and protections, longtime contributor to judicial education, and advocate for judicial accountability, is the 2018 recipient of the Chief Justice Award for Judicial Excellence.
CHRIS Eubank has reiterated his call for the referee to keep a close eye on tonight's George Groves v Chris Eubank Jr bout given what happened when the latter fought Nick Blackwell.
Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, is a practicing architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and serves as the E.
John Blackwell Jr., popularly known as Prince's drummer, is dead.
Brian Blackwell was a promising pupil at the private Liverpool College school when he ended his parents' lives in a frenzied knife and hammer attack, before jetting off on a lavish holiday with his unsuspecting girlfriend.
CARDIFF.BASED boxer Nick Blackwell is "not deteriorating" while in an induced coma following his British middleweight title defeat by Chris Eubank Jr.