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Mary Heaton Vorse

Mary Heaton Vorse or Mary Heaton Vorse O'Brien (1874–1966) was an American journalist, labor activist, and novelist. Vorse was outspoken and active in peace and social justice causes, such as women's suffrage, civil rights, pacifism (specifically including opposition to World War I), socialism, child labor, infant mortality, labor disputes, and affordable housing.

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Thomas H. Heaton - Publications
... Heaton has written on topics in seismology, earthquake physics, earthquake early warning and building vibrations ... By studying slip inversions of several real earthquakes, Heaton came to the conclusion that the crack like view is not always true ... Heaton's view was faced by a huge controversy but it triggered a lot of research to test his model ...
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... South Heaton is a ward of Newcastle City Council in Newcastle upon Tyne, England ... It covers the southern part of the Heaton district, and some north eastern parts of neighbouring Byker ...
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Mary Heaton Vorse - Novels
... Mary Heaton Vorse was a popular novelist for several decades and published poetry as well ... Vorse wrote a total of 18 books including The Breaking-In of a Yachtsman's Wife (1908), The Very Little Person (1911), The Autobiography of an Elderly Woman (1911), The Heart's ...

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    What if all the forces of society were bent upon developing [poor] children? What if society’s business were making people instead of profits? How much of their creative beauty of spirit would remain unquenched through the years? How much of this responsiveness would follow them through life?
    —Mary Heaton Vorse (1874–1966)

    Before Lawrence, I had known a good deal about labor, but I had not felt about it. I had not got angry. In Lawrence I got angry. I wanted to do something about it.
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    —Mary Heaton Vorse (1874–1966)