Last Updated: Oct 25, 2011
- Biographies - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
Biographies of African Americans; Artists, musicians & performers; Astronauts; Athletes; Authors; Canadians; Computer industry; Explorers; Heroes; Hispanics; Industrialists; Inventors; Lewis & Clark; Mathematicians; Native Americans; Nobel Prize laureates; Famous; Oregonians; Pioneers; Presidents & first ladies; Religious figures; Rulers & leaders; Scientists; Suffragists; Trappers, traders...; Twentieth century; Tyrants & villains; Women; Women of the West
A collection of links to biographies of posthumous individuals. Special collections include: African Americans; women; the Holocaust; the Civil War; Australians and New Zealanders; and Latin Americans, Hispanics, and Latinos.
- Biographies Polysearch Engine
This search engine searches A&E Biography, Academy of American Poets, ArtistDirect, Biographical Dictionary, Chambers Bios, Congressional Directory, Information Please Suite, Internet Movie Database, IOC Olympic Athletes, Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Winners/Nominees, Science World, White House, Who2, and Women Hall of Fame.
- America's Stories
Biographies of inventors, politicians, performers, activists and other everyday people who made this country what it is today.
- Ipl2 POTUS: Presidents of the United States
Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.
- Presidents of the United State of America
Includes information from the books The Living White House, The White House: An Historical Guide, The Presidents of the United States, and The First Ladies, which are published by the White House Historical Association. Brief biographical information, photographs, and links to related Web sites are provided.
- Women's History
Biographies of Women compiled by Gale Cengage Learning.
- National Women's Hall of Fame
Begun in 1969, the National Women's Hall of Fame provides brief information about its inductees. There is also a search engine to locate individual biographies.