African American Scientists and Inventors
Famous African American scientists and inventors.
Any Day in History
Enter month and day to see who was born or died on that day. Can also select events by year and month.
Very brief 1-3 line bios of notable people from ancient to modern times. Has links to other bio sites. It is searchable.
Searchable site with over 20K short bios on various people from antiquity to the present.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographies of distinguished women by name or by field.
First Ladies of the United States of America
Information about the First Ladies of the United States.
Inventor's Hall of Fame
Bios of mostly 19th & 20th century inventors in America who were inducted into the Hall of Fame. Search by name or invention.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University
Dr. King's papers, sermons and speeches. Also has articles and biographical information.
Women in Science
Has more than 125 names from our scientific and technical past.
Anne Frank Online
More than 1,000,000 children under the age of 16 died in the Holocaust including Anne Frank.
Zoom Inventors and Inventions
Learn how and when common items were invented, from adhesive tape to zippers. Also has inventors.