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The First Ladies

The First Ladies

From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, you can read about all the first ladies of the United States. Biographies of all the U.S. First Ladies, from the 18th to the 21st century.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Our World–History & People–Women In History; Our World–North America–USA; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Directory of Royal Genealogical Data

Directory of Royal Genealogical Data

This site offers a searchable database containing the “genealogy of almost every ruling house in the Western world including the British Royal family.” There are over 30,000 entries in the database spanning many generations, and there is brief biographical information for each entry, along with links to immediate family members. Includes several …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Faces of the Renaissance

“What happens when creative and intellectual minds, wealthy patrons, and fervent activists live in the same place? Discover how prominent figures in Harlem influenced, challenged, and supported one another in the period between 1917 and 1935. Investigate how their collective and individual voices reflected and shaped what we now call the Harlem Ren …
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music

Nauset Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nauset Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in North Eastham, Massachusetts, Nauset Beach Light was built in 1923, automated in 1952, and decommissioned in 1993. “The 48-foot tall conical cast-iron tower was originally built in 1877 as one of the twin towers at Chatham. It was dismantled and moved to Nauset in 1923 to replace the last of the Three Sisters. It stands above the Nauset …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Famous Austrians, Germans, and Swiss

Famous Austrians, Germans, and Swiss

In English. This site provides an A-Z list of famous Germans, Austrians, and Swiss, including political figures, artists, actors, and others. Each entry includes birth date, death date where applicable, and a short biography.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Reference–Biographies; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German Social Life & Customs

English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for students

English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for students

Source of definitions for terms, concepts, and theories related to English Literature. A brief biography of many well-known authors has also been included.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Dictionaries

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

Major features include a timeline of important events, brief biographies of famous African-Americans, articles on Events and Institutions and Eras in Black History. Includes a study guide for teachers and students, a bibliography, and film clips and audio recordings. Also contains a separate section on the Harlem Renaissance.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

“The goal of the FIHEP is the recovery, historical investigation, and diffusion of the life and works of Senora Maria Eva Duarte de Peron and of her relevant contemporaries.” Photos and essays on the life of Evita Peron.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies

“The Library of Congress has extensive resources for the study of the United States presidents and first ladies. Frequent requests for presidential portraits inspired Prints and Photographs Division staff to compile this ready reference aid of formal and informal pictures in the division’s custody. The selected images include at least one likeness …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

This helpful site contains profiles of past and present African American men and women scientists in the fields of science and engineering. The areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, medicine, and general inventors are just some of the fields of study included. This site contains biographies, photographs, and bibliography lis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Science; Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

James Buchanan – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Buchanan – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Buchanan was born April 23, 1791, in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania to Elizabeth Speer Buchanan and James Buchanan. He served in several government positions, including U.S. Senator and Secretary of State before being elected to one term as the 15th U.S. President in 1856. He died in at his home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1868.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

George Walker Bush – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

George Walker Bush – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 43rd President of the United States, George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father, George H.W. Bush, became the 41st president of the United States in 1989. George W. Bush grew up in Midland, and received degrees from Yale University and Harvard Business School. He also was a pilot for the Texas Air National …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Ronald Reagan – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Ronald Reagan – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois in 1911. After a successful film career, Reagan turned to politics and was elected Governor of California in 1966. In 1980, Reagan was elected to the first of his two successive terms as President.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

William Jefferson Clinton – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

William Jefferson Clinton – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas. He grew up in Hope and Hot Springs, Arkansas, and attended Georgetown University, Oxford University, and Yale University Law School. He served as the Arkansas Attorney General, and he was the Governor of Arkansas. Clinton was the US pre …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

George H. W. Bush – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

George H. W. Bush – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton Massachusetts into a family with a strong tradition of public service. Bush began his career as a Naval fighter pilot and after completing his education, began his subsequent political career, most notably as Vice President for two terms under Ronald Reag …
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Millard Fillmore – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Millard Fillmore – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Millard Fillmore was born to an impoverished family in in upstate New York in 1800. Fillmore was self-educated and became a lawyer in 1823. In 1849, Fillmore was elected as Vice-President to President Zachary Taylor. Upon Taylor’s death in 1950, Fillmore became the thirteenth President of the United States.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Barack Obama – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Barack Obama – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 44th President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama, was born in 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Before becoming president of the United States, he was an Illinois State Senator. Obama won the 2008 presidential election running as the democratic nominee and became the first African-American man to be elected president of the United States. In …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Franklin Pierce – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Franklin Pierce – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Franklin Pierce served as the 14th president of the United States from 1853-1857. An expansionist, he sought to secure lands in the West for a transcontinental railroad. He is remembered for his controversial Kansas-Nebraska Act, which some believe was one of the catalysts for the Civil War.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Martin Van Buren – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Martin Van Buren – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841. Van Buren was a Jacksonian democrat and served under President Jackson as Secretary of State and Vice President. Three months after Van Buren’s inauguration, the country’s economy began to weaken. The Panic of 1837 marked the beginning of a five-year …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Andrew Jackson – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Andrew Jackson – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States, served two terms in office from March 4, 1829 to March 3, 1837. He was a celebrated war hero, serving in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Jackson sought to represent the interests of the common man. He was a politically polarizing figure whose presidency signified a new political philos …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Ulysses Simpson Grant – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Ulysses Simpson Grant – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

A graduate of West Point, Grant rose through the ranks during the Civil War to eventually become General-in-Chief and contributed greatly to General Robert E. Lee’s surrender. As president, Grant oversaw Radical Reconstruction, lobbied for passage of the Fifteenth Amendment. His second term was tarnished by scandal and an economic depression origin …
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Franklin Delano Roosevelt – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Educated at Harvard University and Colombia Law School, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected President in 1932, at one of the lowest points of the Great Depression. Roosevelt, the cousin of former president Theodore Roosevelt, was well known both for his “New Deal” programs and for leading the country during World War II. Roosevelt served four te …
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Abraham Lincoln – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Abraham Lincoln – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Of humble beginnings in the Kentucky and Indiana frontier, Lincoln is best known for freeing the slaves in 1863 during the Civil War with his Emancipation Proclamation. Elected in 1860, Lincoln fought resolutely to maintain the Union and brought great strength and determination to the divided nation. Lincoln was also the first president to be assas …
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Harry S. Truman – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Harry S. Truman – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Harry S. Truman was elected Vice President to Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1945, and became President upon Roosevelt’s death mere weeks into his Presidency. It was Truman who, with consultation, ordered the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima during WWII, and it was Truman who witnessed the signing of the charter of the United Nations.
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Andrew Johnson – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Andrew Johnson – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Andrew Johnson took over presidency following Lincoln’s assassination. Coming into a largely Republican Administration, as a Democrat and States Rights advocate, Johnson often found himself at odds with Congress. While the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fourteenth Amendment both passed under his Administration, Johnson opposed both. Eventually, J …
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William Henry Harrison – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

William Henry Harrison – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the United States and member of the Whig Party. He held the office of the President for one month from March 4, 1841 to April 4 before dying of pneumonia. As an Army general, Harrison defeated Indian resistance in the Northwest Territory. He served 12 years as governor of the Indiana Territory, expand …
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Richard Milhous Nixon – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Richard Milhous Nixon – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Richard Nixon was the 37th president of the United States; he was elected in 1968 during the conflict in Vietnam, and served until his resignation amidst the Watergate scandal in 1974. Prior to his term as president, Nixon served as the Vice President of the United States under Dwight Eisenhower from 1953 to 1961.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Lyndon Baines Johnson – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Lyndon Baines Johnson – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 36th president of the United State, Lyndon B. Johnson took office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy he served in the white house from November 1963 until January 1969. Johnson is well known for his “Great Society” proposals to congress, which would lead to the creation of Medicare for the elderly. He also dealt with riots and civic unr …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Thomas Jefferson – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Thomas Jefferson – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson was nicknamed “Man of the People” and “Sage of Monticello.” Widely known for drafting the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson also wrote a law protecting religious freedom and was a formidable champion of the rights of states. Additionally, he purchased the Louisiana Territory and establ …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

John Fitzgerald Kennedy – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

John Fitzgerald Kennedy – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy (JFK) was the youngest person and the first Roman Catholic to be elected president. Assassinated near the end of his third year as president, his public death remains one of the most traumatic events in many Americans’ memories.
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James Earl Carter, Jr. – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Earl Carter, Jr. – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Earl Carter, Jr. was the 39th president of the United States. Carter won the 1976 presidential election against incumbent Gerald Ford, and served a single term, losing the 1980 election to Ronald Reagan. Prior to his presidency, Carter held office as the governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Benjamin Harrison – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Benjamin Harrison – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States. He was born on August 20, 1833 in North Bend, Ohio and died on March 13, 1901. His nicknames included “Kid Gloves Harrison” and “Little Ben”.
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Dwight David Eisenhower – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Dwight David Eisenhower – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

As the 34th President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower served in the white house from January 1953 until January 1961. A graduate of West Point academy, Eisenhower was a republican whose presidency was filled with issues ranging from the cold war to segregation.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Gerald Rudolph Ford – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Gerald Rudolph Ford – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Gerald Ford was the 38th president of the United States, taking over in 1974 after Richard Nixon’s resignation and serving until 1977. Prior to his succession to the presidency, Ford served in the House of Representatives from 1948 to 1973, including 5 years as the House Minority Leader from 1968 to 1973.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

James Abram Garfield – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Abram Garfield – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Abram Garfield, born in 1831, was the twentieth President of the United States of America. Before becoming President, Garfield was a College President, an Ohio State Senator, a brigadier general for the Union forces, and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Garfield became President in 1881, but was shot on July 2, 1881 and died on …
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William Howard Taft – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

William Howard Taft – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Serving two consecutive terms from 1909 to 1913, William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the United States. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Taft held about a half dozen other political titles including Governor of the Philippines and Secretary of War before going on to become president.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Rutherford Birchard Hayes – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Rutherford Birchard Hayes – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Rutherford Birchard Hayes was the nineteenth President of the United States. He held the office from 1877-1881. Before becoming President, he was a lawyer, an officer in the United States Army, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Governor of Ohio. During his single term as President, Hayes withdrew U.S. troops from the south, ending …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

James Madison – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Madison – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Born in 1751, Madison was brought up in Orange Co., Va., and attended Princeton. He served in the Continental Congress and in the Virginia Assembly. Madison was the principal author of the Constitution and is often referred to as the “Father of the Constitution.” He served as Pres. Jefferson’s Sec. of State and was the 4th elected President in 1808 …
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George Washington – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

George Washington – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The first president of the United States, George Washington is known as “The Father of His Country.” He was the only president of the United States to have been unanimously elected by the electoral college, in part owing to his ultimate success as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

John Quincy Adams – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

John Quincy Adams – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

In 1767, John Quincy Adams was born to John and Abigail Adams in Braintree, Mass. He graduated from Harvard and became a lawyer. In 1802 he was elected to the United States Senate. He served under Pres. Madison as Minister to Russia and as Secretary of State under Pres. Monroe. John Quincy Adams was elected the 6th U.S. President (1825-29).
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John Adams – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

John Adams – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

John Adams, nicknamed “Atlas of Independence,” was the second president of the United States. A Harvard-educated lawyer, he contributed as a diplomat during the First and Second Continental Congresses, during the Revolutionary War, and during his administration, which focused on relations with France.
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James Monroe – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Monroe – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Monroe was born in Westmoreland Co., Va., in 1758. He attended the College of William and Mary, fought with in the Continental Army, and practiced law in Fredericksburg, Va. He served as a U.S. Senator, Governor of Va., and served as Secretary of State under James Madison. Monroe is the 5th U.S. President. He served for two terms (1817-1825).
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Chester Alan Arthur – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Chester Alan Arthur – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Chester Alan Arthur, the twenty-first President of the United States, assumed the office after the assassination of President James Garfield and his death in September 1881. Arthur, who was Garfield’s Vice President, served out the remainder of Garfield’s term and did not run for re-election. Before serving as Vice President and then President unti …
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Herbert Clark Hoover – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Herbert Clark Hoover – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Herbert Clark Hoover graduated from Stanford University in 1895. Hoover was head of the Food Administration during WWI, and was Secretary of Commerce under two presidents. He was elected as a Republican President from 1928-1932. Although many blamed him for the depression, he continued to serve on commissions under two further Presidents.
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Warren Gamaliel Harding – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Warren Gamaliel Harding – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Born in 1865, Warren Gamaliel Harding became the 29th President of the United States in 1921 following a career as a newspaper publisher. Harding entered politics in his home state of Ohio and became a US Senator prior to winning his presidential election. His policies as president were very pro-business. Unfortunately, his short-lived presidency w …
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Woodrow Wilson – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Woodrow Wilson – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Born in 1856, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in 1913 following a career as a pastor and professor. His early years as president saw him push through legislation that stressed individualism and states’ rights; while his later years saw US involvement in World War I and Wilson’s call for the creation of a cooperative, …
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Calvin Coolidge – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Calvin Coolidge – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Born in 1872, Calvin Coolidge became the 30th President of the United States upon the death of Warren G. Harding. As president, Coolidge was most notable for his dry wit, lack of words, and simply maintaining the then prosperous status quo, not putting any checks on the expanding economy or providing substantial aid to the agricultural sector in ne …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

William McKinley – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

William McKinley – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

The 25th president of the United States, William McKinley was born March 4, 1843 in Niles, Ohio. First serving four successful years as Governor of Ohio, McKinley went on to get elected president twice, dying in office during the first year of his second term.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Zachary Taylor – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Zachary Taylor – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Zachary Taylor was a career soldier who had never held any elected office before being elected the 12th president of the United State. He was a Mexican War hero and prominent plantation and slave owner in the South. The main conflict during his term was whether or not to allow slavery in the new Western territories. Taylor felt that the President s …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

James Knox Polk – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

James Knox Polk – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Polk, under the doctrine of Manifest Destiny, expanded the U.S. territory by more than a million square miles. His term saw the victory of the Mexican War, the resolution of the dispute between Britain and the U.S. regarding Oregon and the first annual Thanksgiving dinner at the White House. Polk promised upon his election not to run for a second t …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

John Tyler – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

John Tyler – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

John Tyler was the first vice-president to assume the role of President after the death of William Henry Harrison. He was an strong believer in states’ rights and an original founder of the Whig party. Once in office, he was ousted from the Whig party and abandoned by all but one of his cabinet due to disputes over a bill to resurrect the Bank of t …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Biographical encyclopedia of notable Canadians from the year 1000 through the 1930s. Browse or search by last name, identity and profession, or geographic location. Most entries are 1-2 pages long and include references.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Black History: Biographies

Black History: Biographies

The Thompson-Gale Group has created a free online resource containing biographies of famous African Americans. Information includes extensive biographical sketches, hypertext links that allow for cross-referencing amongst related individuals, and a short list of further resources to consult.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography

heroines.ca, Women in Canadian History

heroines.ca, Women in Canadian History

This site was developed by author/historian Merna Forster to provide information about famous women in Canadian History. There are biographies and pictures, information about historic sites, statues, famous dates as well as more current news and suggestions for celebrating Women???s History Month (October in Canada).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History; Our World–History & People–Women In History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings

The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings

???A multimedia Web site devoted to the first half-century of recorded sound in Canada.??? The site provides information on famous Canadian musicians and composers, Canadian recording companies and images of 78rpm records. It also includes videos, audios of classic records and podcasts. Available in both English and French.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Hall of Black Achievement Gallery

Hall of Black Achievement Gallery

Features page-long illustrated biographies of prominent historical African-Americans, with hypertext links to online resources for further information.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography

ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Do you need information about any of the Presidents of the United States? Find it here, along with links to historical documents, audio, video, and other presidential sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Extensive site providing timelines and chronologies of American architecture from the 17th century onward. Includes images of buildings, biographies of architects, lists of exemplary buildings and types, and a visual glossary of styles.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

The online counterpart to Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz includes extensive biographical profiles and discographies of major jazz musicians, a chronology of the development of jazz, essays about jazz and its place in American culture, and audio clips of jazz compositions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

National First Ladies Library

National First Ladies Library

“As the first and only facility of its kind, the National First Ladies’ Library will serve as a unique, national resource for patrons from school children to scholars. As a national archive devoted to educating people about the contributions of First Ladies and other important women in history, the Library’s holdings will fill an informational voi …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Fine Arts And Humanities Libraries; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archive of “letters, diaries, and scrapbooks of artists, dealers, and collectors; manuscripts of critics and scholars; business records of museums, galleries, and associations; photographs; works of art on paper; and oral history interviews.” Digital collections can be browsed by theme or searched by keyword.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

American Women’s History: A Research Guide

American Women’s History: A Research Guide

“American Women’s History is designed to assist serious researchers, such as history professors, independent scholars, graduate students, and possibly upper-division undergraduates. Librarians who assist these researchers may also want to become familiar with the guide. American Women’s History provides citations to print and Internet reference sou …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

American Presidents: Life Portraits

American Presidents: Life Portraits

This site presents brief facts about each United States President. You can also search by state or President for landmarks–birthplaces, gravesites, museums, etc.–associated with each President.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

This page from the BBC will get you caught up on 100 years of royal weddings. This site offers timelines, video clips, links to the latest news and links to other sites on the Internet that highlight royal weddings.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

The Official Website of the British Monarchy maintains this page. It summarizes the important details, locations and traditions of many Royal Weddings, including the most recent ones. This page also links to other British Royal traditions, Royal household information and biographies of Royal family members.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

“Royal marriages, in particular, are special and the Brits’ and have run the gamut from fairy tale to bigamy to beheading.” Brought to life by the Smithsonian, this page details the reasons behind 10 memorable unions, whether the motive be love, alliance, or duty.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Online encyclopedia containing short biographical essays of all the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine XI Palaeologus. “Each essay on this site, which is peer reviewed, is written by a scholar and is accompanied by a bibliography, illustrations, and footnotes.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

Gale’s Literary Index

Gale’s Literary Index

A free index of the Gale Literature Criticism Series searchable by author, title, or by author’s nationality or date of birth. Full text of Gale sources are not available online, but searches provide comprehensive listings of volumes containing relevant information. You will need to visit your local public or college library to view the actual vo …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature

ipl: Shakespeare Bookshelf

ipl2: Shakespeare Bookshelf

Quick links to the complete works of William Shakespeare, plus study guides, discussion groups, glossary and criticism.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors–Shakespeare; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Reading And Writing–Authors

Who’s Who in Italia / Who’s Who in Italy

Who’s Who in Italia / Who’s Who in Italy

Edited by Sutter’s International Red Series, the database contains the biographical profiles of the most representative living Italian people. It also contains profiles of banks, institutions and companies in any sector. In Italian, English version available.
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Biografie E Scrittori / Biographies And Writers

Canadian Olympians

Canadian Olympians

See pictures of Canadian Olympians from the mid-1900s through 2000. Search for pictures by sport, athlete, year, or medal.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Olympic Games; Reference–Biographies; Our World–History & People; Sports & Recreation–Olympic Games; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Olympic Games

Grover Cleveland – ipl’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Grover Cleveland – ipl2’s POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Born as Stephen Grover Cleveland on March 18, 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey and died on June 24, 1908 in Princeton, New Jersey, he was the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms and was nicknamed the “Veto President” for his 998 total vetoes while in office.
Subject: USA–Presidents & The White House; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Classic TV Database

Classic TV Database

Archive of information on classic television, from Milton Berle to Lucy to Mary Tyler Moore to Cheers and beyond. Index by show and performer, with data about theme songs, trivia, merchandising and rankings.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Entertainers; Entertainment & Leisure–Television

Mille anni di scienza in Italia – Biografie / One thousand years of science in Italy – Biographies

Mille anni di scienza in Italia – Biografie / One thousand years of science in Italy – Biographies

Lista di biografie (brevi) di personaggi noti al mondo della scienza. La lista ?? in ordine alfabetico, e, nonostante siano inclusi anche dei nomi stranieri, le biografie riguardano soprattutto personaggi italiani. In Italiano.
List of biographies (short) of personalities well known in the world of science. The list is in alphabetical order a …
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Biografie E Scrittori / Biographies And Writers

Nom de Guerre

Nom de Guerre

A “definitive” list of the real and/or full names for hundreds of celebrities, historical figures, writers, and fictional characters. Entries are listed alphabetically by pseudonym, and some contain brief biographical information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

alt.talk.royalty FAQ: British Royalty and Nobility

alt.talk.royalty FAQ: British Royalty and Nobility

“This regular posting contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and their answers and other useful information about the British Royal Family and British nobility. (The Royal & Noble Families of the World FAQ can be found at http://www.heraldica.org/faqs/atrfaq.htm).”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers

alt.talk.royalty FAQ: Royal and Noble Families of the World

alt.talk.royalty FAQ: Royal and Noble Families of the World

“This regular posting contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and their answers and other useful information about royal and noble families of the world, excluding Britain’s royal and noble families. (The British Royal & Noble Families FAQ can be found at http://www.heraldica.org …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers

Music History 102

Music History 102

A Guide to Western Composers and Their Music. Experience Western musical history through information on the thirty-some odd composers chosen as representative of the great music, styles, and trends in music history.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers

MSDN Library

MSDN Library

Essential information for those developing in the Microsoft environment, using Microsoft tools, products, and technologies. Includes documentation, tutorials, and sample code, and reference materials.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Programming–HTML/XHTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–ASP.NET; Computers & Internet–Platforms–DOS/PC/Windows; Computers & Internet–Programming–CSS

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

4000 Years of Women in Science

4000 Years of Women in Science

Features biographical information of over 100 women inventors, scholars, writers, mathematicians and astronomers throughout recorded history.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Biographies and links to biographies about female “writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and others.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies

Italia Libri / Italy Books

Italia Libri / Italy Books

Estesa raccolta di biografie di scrittori italiani, di autori di opere letterarie. ItaliaLibri ?? un’associazione che mira a promuovere la cultura ed in particolare la lingua e la letteratura italiana, le biografie sono quindi scritte da questo gruppo di appassionati della letteratura italiana e sono aperte a commenti o note da parte dei lettori. I …
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Biografie E Scrittori / Biographies And Writers

Barnes & Noble.com – Meet the Writers

Barnes & Noble.com – Meet the Writers

This site includes author biographies for all writers previously featured on this page, links to their books on the Barnes and Noble web site, book recommendations by the authors, and lists of winners for the National Book Award for fiction and nonfication and for the Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers Awards.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors

Houdini in The New York Times

Houdini in The New York Times

Compiled by Pittsburgh magician Tom Interval, this Web site is a free resource for Houdini enthusiasts and researchers who might not otherwise have access to the hundreds of Houdini articles, features, and letters that appeared in The New York Times from 1910 to 1943.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Entertainers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

The Living Composers Project

The Living Composers Project

“The Living Composers Project is a non-profit database begun in 2000, which aims to provide composers, listeners, performers, and researchers with a source of information about the music of our time.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers

Women in Sports

Women in Sports

Biographies of female athletes indexed by sport or by name; biographies of women in the sports field.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Bohemian Ink

Bohemian Ink

This includes biographies of writers and poets (as well as links to other biographies which may be more extensive) who fall under such categories as absurdist, postmodernist, beat poet, etc. It also includes links to some of their works, photographs, and links to other related web resources such as newsgroups, scholarly papers based on the author/ …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors

The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard

Amazing directory of over 119,000 former United States Presidents, Congressmen, Cabinet members, federal judges and other national and local political figures giving the location of their final resting place. Numerous entry points: alphabetical, by state or office, by birth or death date, geographic locations, and many others.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Nobel Laureates in Physics

Nobel Laureates in Physics

A listing of the Nobel Prize in Physics winners from 1901 to the present. Gives name(s) of the winners, their nationality, and words from the commendation for the award. Many have links to biographical sketches, photos, bibliographic citations, and text of speeches.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Science And Technology–Physics–Physicists

Nobel Prizes in Chemistry

Nobel Prizes in Chemistry

A listing of the winners of the Chemistry Nobel Prize, and what they won it for. The page is also available in German.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry)

Sports Illustrated for Women: 100 Greatest Female Athletes

Sports Illustrated for Women: 100 Greatest Female Athletes

Sports Illustrated for Women provides biographies of 100 of “the century’s greatest sportswomen”.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; Sports & Recreation; Our World–History & People–Women In History; Reference–Biography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–General Sports News And Info

Current Biography Excerpts

Current Biography Excerpts

Looking for a biography of your favorite athlete? This site probably has it. It has short biographies for lots of athletes in lots of different sports.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; Sports & Recreation; Reference–Biography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–General Sports News And Info

The Academy of American Poets

The Academy of American Poets

“The Academy of American Poets was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry. The largest organization in the country dedicated specifically to the art of poetry, the Academy sponsors programs nationally.”
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp

Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp

This is a multimedia time line of the works of the sculptor, painter, and author, Marcel Duchamp. Through animation, you can interact with Duchamp’s artworks and learn of Duchamp’s philosophies. Look for the bibliography at the end of the time line.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Gerald Gardner: The History of Wicca

Gerald Gardner: The History of Wicca

Witchcraft Today proved to be the first nonfiction book on Wicca ever published, and its author, Gerald Gardner, is debatably the first to ever practice Wicca in a recognizably modern form…. This website has been built to address… questions surrounding Gardner’s life. I’ve been collecting information on Gardner since 1997, and I am abou …
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Leading Figures; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Pagan, Wiccan & New Age

Invention History at the Lemelson Center – Smithsonian Institute

Invention History at the Lemelson Center – Smithsonian Institute

The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the study of Invention and Innovation was founded in 1995 at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. It provides information about invention and innovation, encourages innovative creativity for young people, and documents the role of innovation and invention in the history of the U …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia of Alexandria

A collection of documents and links about the philosopher and mathematician of that name in 5th-century Alexandria, including fact, fiction, and legend.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Science & Mathematics; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece–Egypt

Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

“A chronological listing of famous composers of Western Music. Each listing contains accurate birth and death dates and the country of origin. Several of the entries also are linked to biographical essays and other sites on the web.” Organized by musical period and by composer name.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

The Maritime History Virtual Archives

The Maritime History Virtual Archives

Extensive maritime historical information, including information on seamen, officers, ships, ship building, and images of maritime events, ships and people.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Transportation–Water; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Piazzolla.Org: The Internet Home of Astor Piazzolla and his Tango Nuevo

Piazzolla.Org: The Internet Home of Astor Piazzolla and his Tango Nuevo

Available in both Spanish and English. Dedicated to the music of Argentinean, Astor Piazolla. Features include an extensive biography and an audio library.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Latin; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

The Robert Johnson Notebooks

The Robert Johnson Notebooks

A biography of the singer/songwriter/guitarist Robert Johnson. Other features include sound clips of performances by the artist, a lesson plan for teachers to ???illustrate the poesy of Robert Johnson’s blues lyrics???, and a glossary of verse terms.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Blues; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

MusicFinland.com

MusicFinland.com

Resources for Finnish popular, classical, jazz, and contemporary folk music. Artist profiles are included as well as recording reviews and audio samples.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Pop, Rock & Alternative; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Classical; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

QuickMath

QuickMath

If you’re faced with an Algebra or Calculus problem you just can’t solve, you may want to check out Quickmath.
“QuickMath will automatically answer the most common problems in algebra, equations and calculus faced by high-school and college students.” Though you’ll have the answer, you’ll still have to show the work yourself.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math

The National Inventors Hall of Fame

The National Inventors Hall of Fame

This site provides biographical sketches of the great inventors of America. Henry ford, Thomas Edison, and Eli Whitney are among the many included in this source as well as many others. The site also includes information about the Hall of Fame programs and activities as well as its museum in Ohio.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors

the-artists.org

the-artists.org

the-artists.org features an “extended database of 20th Century and contemporary visual artists. The masters of the past hundred years are represented with their portrait, dates and places of birth and death, with links to webresources to find anything you want to know about them, with images of their work, comprehensive biographies and articles, an …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Native American Authors

Native American Authors

This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites.
Site is browsable by author, title and tribe.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American

Inventors Assistance League Multicultural Resource Center

Inventors Assistance League Multicultural Resource Center

Inventors Assistance League has provided biographical information about under-represented inventors, as well as recognizing what these people invented. This section also features demographical information and trends related to inventions and inventors.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race

All About Jazz

All About Jazz

This comprehensive site includes jazz news, reviews, festivals, interviews, audio downloads, photos, and biographies of over 3600 jazz musicians.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

AskART

AskART

AskART.com is the world’s most comprehensive database about North American artists. Information includes dates, states, methods, biographies, subjects for which best known, a decade by decade breakdown of 20th century literature in which they are referenced, and total number of auction lots sold and unsold of their works.” Also find dealers who ar …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Sci-Philately

Sci-Philately

“A Selective History of Science on Stamps.” The author of this site has created this resource from a personal collection of science-related stamps from all over the world. Organized into topical categories, the stamps are pictured, along with background information about the idea, discovery, or scientist featured on each stamp. A list of resourc …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps; Science & Technology; Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors

HyperHistory Online

HyperHistory Online

View 3000 years of history using interactive timelines for science, religion, the arts, and politics. Click to find biographies, maps, images, and links. Timelines for famous women, global warming, and the 2008 economic crisis are also included.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Our World–History & People; Math And Science–Earth Science–Environment–Environmental Protection

African Music Encyclopedia

African Music Encyclopedia

A searchable encyclopedia dedicated to African music performed by musicians in Africa and in countries around the world. There are country and artist indexes, along with a glossary of musical styles and terms. A list of links to related sites and information on buying African music are also included.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Famous Adoptees and Foster Children

Famous Adoptees and Foster Children

“Biographical directory of influential and famous persons who were adopted or spent time being raised by people other than their biological parents.”
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Parenting & Family Life–Adoption

Women Artists in History

Women Artists in History

Index of women artists from the Renaissance to today, whenever possible examples of artworks are illustrated. Also has links to other sites with information about women artists.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Leonardo da Vinci: Scientist, Inventor, Artist

Leonardo da Vinci: Scientist, Inventor, Artist

Biographical information about Leonardo da Vinci. Includes lessons for teachers. There are also video and audio pieces available using the Quicktime plug-in.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors

Heisenberg / Uncertainty Principle – Werner Heisenberg and the Uncertainty Principle

Heisenberg / Uncertainty Principle – Werner Heisenberg and the Uncertainty Principle

“This exhibit is based on the book by David Cassidy, Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg.” It covers topics such as, Heisenberg’s Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Uncertainty principle,” Political Life, and Personal Life and Career. It includes pictures and audio clips of Heisenberg speaking about the Uncertainty Principle.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Science And Technology–Physics–Physicists; Science And Technology–Physics–Modern Physics

Sculptor.org

Sculptor.org

“A Comprehensive Resource for Sculptors.” This website has links to everything about sculptors and for sculptors, both beginning and advanced, as well as resources for research about sculpture.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture