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us: Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922


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  • Variants

    • us: Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane, 1864-1922
    • us: Cochran, Elizabeth, 1864-1922
    • us: Cochrane, Elizabeth, 1864-1922
    • us: Cochrane, Pink Elizabeth J., 1864-1922
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18640505
    • Death Date

        19220127
    • Birth Place

        Cochrans Mills, Pa.
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Journalists
          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) Novelists
        • Sources

          • found: Nellie's Bly's book, 1890.
          • found: Nellie Bly, 1989.
          • found: LC data base, 10/31/88 (hdg.: Cochrane, Elizabeth, 1867-1922; Cochrane, Pink Elizabeth J.; usage: Nellie Bly)
          • found: Nellie Bly's book, 1991: CIP t.p. (Elizabeth J. Cochrane)
          • found: First woman of the news, c1993: CIP galley (Nellie Bly; b. 1864 as Elizabeth Cochran; nicknames: Pink, Pinky; also called Lizzie; as teenager added "e" and changed name to Elizabeth Cochrane; as journalist used name Nellie Bly)
          • found: Nellie Bly, daredevil, reporter, feminist, 1864-1922, 1994: (author's request through pub. to change b. date from 1867 to 1864, based on his extensive research)
          • found: Nellie Bly Online, June 7, 2013 (Nelllie Bly, born May 5, 1864 in Cochran Mills, Pa.; died Jan. 27, 1922 in New York; born Elizabeth Jane Cochran; nicknamed "Pink"; journalist, etc.) {http://www.nellieblyonline.com/bio}
          • found: New World Encyclopedia, June 7, 2013 (Nellie Bly; born May 5, 1864; died January 27, 1922; American journalist, author, and charity worker, who received initial renown after writing a stinging expose of the mistreatment of the mentally ill while faking insanity and living undercover at a New York mental institution. Today considered an innovator in the field of investigative reporting, she became a national folk hero after her 72 day record breaking trip around the world in 1889) {http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Nellie_Bly}
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