African American Biographical Database provides biographies of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, athletes, scientists, and more. Years covered are from 1790 to 1950.
This database includes biographies of more than eighteen thousand men and women from the past whose lives have shaped the nation. Search by name, gender, occupation, keyword, and more. Noteworthy individuals are only considered for inclusion in this database after their death.
This dictionary includes biographies of notable baseball players and figures from the Major League, Negro League, and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Biographies are arranged alphabetically by last name. An image gallery features famous baseball players and figures.
Read biographies of more than one million people including current celebrities, authors, musicians, artists, scientists, and many others from throughout history and around the world. Some biographies include pictures, magazine articles, and links to websites.
Biography Index Retrospective is an index of interviews and profiles of history makers, as well as obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs, book reviews, bibliographies, and exhibition reviews. Years covered are 1946 to 1983.
Read biographies of contemporary novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and scriptwriters. This resource includes more than one hundred twenty thousand US and international authors including commonly studied literary greats.
Explore the lives of over fifty-five thousand people who have shaped the British past over the last twenty-four hundred years -- from the Greek explorer Pytheas of the fourth century B.C. to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the nawabs of Bengal.
Something About the Author Online covers the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. In addition to the information found in the print version of this reference source, the online edition also includes hundreds of specially commissioned autobiographical essays that are illustrated with personal photos and present an entertaining and informative first-person perspective on the lives and careers of these authors and illustrators.
WBIS Online is the most comprehensive biographical database available, providing short biographical information on 5.24 million people from the eighth century B.C. to the present. Included are 6.6 million digital facsimile articles from biographical reference works on 4.6 million people worldwide.