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Biography

General Biographical Resources

American Writers: A Journey Through History
www.americanwriters.org
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
Biographical Dictionary
www.s9.com/biography
Biography-Center
www.biography-center.com
Biography TV
www.biography.com
Documenting the American South
docsouth.unc.edu
First Ladies' Gallery
www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies
The HistoryMakers
thehistorymakers.com
Innovative Lives
www.invention.smithsonian.org/centerpieces/ilives
The Lemelson Center for Study of Invention & Innovation
(Smithsonian Institution)
Jazz Artists in Harlem
www.harlem.org
Jewish Heroes & Heroines in America
www.fau.edu/library/brodytoc.htm
Jewish Virtual Library: Biography
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/bios.html
List of Popes
www.newadvent.org/cathen/12272b.htm
Native American Authors
www.ipl.org/div/natam
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
www.almaz.com
Presidents of the U.S.
www.potus.com
Pulitzer Prize Winners
www.pulitzer.org
Who’s Who in the Federal Government
http://www.memphis.edu/govpub/whos.php
Who2: Links About Athletes & Historical Figures
www.who2.com

African-Americans

African Biography on the Internet
www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/afrbio.html
Biography.com Celebrates Black History Month
www.biography.com/blackhistory
Black Mathematicians
www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/index.html
Martin Luther King Jr.
www.seattletimes.com/mlk
Marin Luther King Jr. Papers Project
mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/
Prominent African Americans
www.aawc.com/paa.html

Arts & Culture

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
digital.nypl.org/schomburg/writers_aa19/
Library of Congress: The African American Mosaic
lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

Race & Society

The Buffalo Soldiers of the Western Frontier
www.gettysburgflag.com/BuffaloSoldiersWesternFrontier.php
National Geographic Society: Underground Railroad
www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad
Negro League Baseball
www.negroleaguebaseball.com

Women

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
digital.nypl.org/schomburg/writers_aa19
Celebration of Women Writers
digital.library.upenn.edu/women
Distinguished Women of Past & Present
www.distinguishedwomen.com
Jewish Women’s Archive
www.jwa.org/main.htm
National Women’s Hall of Fame
www.greatwomen.org
National Women’s History Project
www.nwhp.org
Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
www.archives.gov/education/lessons/woman-suffrage/script-intro.html
Women Mathematicians
www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/alpha.htm
Women’s History
womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blbio_list.htm