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David A. Adler     View
Author of Cam Jansen mystery series and non-fiction books such as a picture-book biography of Lou Gehrig.

The Academy of American Poets     View
"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, th ...

Alice's Drive: Women Who Drove the Century     View
Website about a 2009 effort to recreate the landmark cross-country drive of Alice Ramsey, who, in 1909, became "the first woman to drive across America." Features background about Ramsey's 1909 Maxwell DA and a facsimile vehicle, Ramsey's 1 ...

Vassar Innovators     View
This website celebrates the contributions of students and faculty of coeducational Vassar College, which was founded as a women's college in 1861. Provides background and images of individuals such as Alice Huyler Ramsey (who, in 1909, was "the ...

Confucian Analects : the Lun Yu     View
This site contains the Lun Yu (499 sayings of Confucius) in more than twenty languages, as well as a varying amount of other Confucius related contents for each language.

Mollie Orshansky     View
This brief biography profiles Orshansky's lifetime achievements and contributions to U.S. government service, notably at the Social Security Administration (SSA), where she developed the "poverty threshold," the original measure of poverty. ...

Women in American History     View
This site from Encyclopedia Britannica contains articles on hundreds of American women from 1600 to modern times. Also included are timelines, primary documents, classic Britannica articles, audio and video clips, links to other sites about women's h ...

The Presidents of the United States     View
Brief biographical information for current and past presidents.

Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography     View
An electronic encyclopedia of biographies from the world of science. Includes all the major figures in science with references for further reading. Topics are searchable, or users can browse links.

National Women's History Museum: Biography     View
This collection of biographies of women covers areas such as the abolition movement, activists, arts, civil rights, the Colonial period, educators, "firsts," journalists, military, notorious women, writers, and scientists, doctors, and nurs ...




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