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The life of a nation is told by the lives of its people...

American National Biography Online

The life of a nation told by the lives of its people

General editor: Susan Ware

  • Quick and easy access to over 19,000 biographies of the people who have shaped American history
  • Intuitive search and browse options - navigate seamlessly through content with quick and advanced search by name, birth date, occupation, and more
  • Specialized collections of related biographies explore the diversity of American history including Black History, Women's History, and Hispanic Heritage
  • Themed research guides provide students with editorially curated article lists on subjects such as American Literature and the Civil Rights Movement