Archival collections featuring scanned pages and texts of the writings of African-American women.
All Classical Guide
Provides a brief biographical sketch of the composers and also includes a listing of their works and compositions.
American Presidents: Life Portraits
This web site, created for the television series, contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus additional resources.
Covers over 23,000 North American artists.
Biografias y Vidas
Covers over 25,000 Biographical listings in Spanish.
Includes more than 28,000 brief biographies of notable men and women covering ancient times to the present day.
You can search by name, birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
Biographical information for all individuals who have served in the United States Congress and the Continental Congress.
Biographies of women from Susan B. Anthony to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Biographies of Notable Medieval and Renaissance Women
Biographies of "notable women who lived about 500 through about 1600 -- including the Middle Ages, the European Renaissance and the Tudor period in British history".
Biographies of Western Women
Biographies of Calamity Jane, Dale Evans, Annie Oakley, Emily Carr and more.
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Biographical information on more than 125 women mathematicians.
Features short biographies of about 25,000 people.
Multilingual biographical resource.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Gale Research's site provides fifty biographies of notable Hispanic American women and men.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Currently contains profiles of 600 notable women worldwide. In English or German.
Documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and drawings.
History of Mathematics
The archive contains the history of math in more than 60 categories and biographies of more than 1,400 mathematicians.
Internet Movie Database
Lives, the Biography Resource
Links to thousands of biography sites on the web.
Musical Artist Search
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Hundreds of inventions and inventors, biographies, pictures, indexes of inventions and inventors.
National Women's Hall of Fame
Paragraph biographies of almost 200 remarkable women including portraits and profiles (living and deceased) inducted into the United States Hall of Fame since its founding in 1969.
Filmed interviews with "the great thinkers and creators of our time". Registration required.
Stamp on Black History
Brief biographical information on African American men and women that have been featured on postage stamps.
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Profiles of African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.
Time Magazine's profiles of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
Women in World History
A wealth of information about women rulers, female heroes, and women in the first millenium. Quotes and lesson plans are also included.
Women Who Changed the 20th Century
Learn more about Susan B. Anthony, Mary McLeod Bethune, Rachel Carson, Amelia Earhart, Anne Frank, Helen Keller, Rosa Parks, Sally Ride, and Eleanor Roosevelt at this site created by fifth grade students.
Women's History Month Profiles
Profiles of famous women, from Indira Gandhi to Martha Graham, from the History Channel
Women's History Month: Biographies
Biographies of significant women throughout time.