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  • "We'll Sing to Abe Our Song!"(117 clicks)
    Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • A life's voyage; a diary of a sailor and land, jotted down during a seventy-years' voyage(129 clicks)
    By Ambrose Cowperthwaite Fulton. Published 1898 by The author in New York .
  • A Virginia Girl in the Civil War, 1861-1865(117 clicks)
    Being a Record of the Actual Experiences of the Wife of a Confederate Officer
  • A. Philip Randolph(124 clicks)
    From PBS. Includes biography of this Floridian who became a labor activist and civil rights leader.
  • Alexander Graham Bell(117 clicks)
    Speech teacher and inventor of the telephone.
  • Amelia Earhart(121 clicks)
    Biography of the famed aviator who disappeared in the air in the Pacific in 1937.
  • American Life Histories(129 clicks)
    Done by the WPA, 1936-40
  • Andrew Carnegie: A Tribute(150 clicks)
    From the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
  • Ben Franklin: A Documentary History(123 clicks)
    Source for a biography of Franklin
  • Benjamin Franklin(115 clicks)
    300 years
  • Benjamin Franklin: Glimpses of the Man(190 clicks)
    From the Franklin Institute
  • Biographies(143 clicks)
    Excellent work
  • Buffalo Bill(121 clicks)
    Story of the Wild West and Camp-Fire Chats by Buffalo Bill (1888)
  • Charlie Mingus(123 clicks)
    Discography, essays, filmography.
  • Custer, George Armstrong(118 clicks)
    links
  • David (Davy) Crockett(137 clicks)
    Col. Crockett's exploits and adventures in Texas : wherein is contained a full account of his journey from Tennessee to the Red River and Natchitoches, and thence across Texas to San Antonio : including his many hair-breadth escapes : together with a topographical, historical, and political view of Texas ... (1848)
  • David Crockett: His Life and Adventures(129 clicks)
    By John S. C. Abbott. Originally published in 1874. Famous frontiersman and Congressman who died in the battle for the Alamo.
  • David Crockett: His Life and Adventures(117 clicks)
    This book, published in 1874, is uncritical and reflects the biases of that time. Written by John S. C. Abbott
  • Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes(114 clicks)
    Rutherford B. Hayes kept a diary from age twelve to his death at age 70 in 1893. He was one of only three presidents to keep a diary while in office. The edited diaries and letters were published in 1922 as a set of five volumes, The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes, Nineteenth President of the United States, edited by Charles Richard Williams (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State Archeological and Historical Society, 1922). These 3000 pages of text have been digitized and are now available on the Web for students, scholars, and anyone interested in Hayes and the social and political history of his time period. Researchers can search by volume and keyword or browse through the 5 volumes page by page. Please remember this digitized publication is only a small part of what is available on President Hayes. Be sure to contact the Hayes Presidential Library for additional information
  • Edward Bellamy(120 clicks)
    Biography of the socialist author of Looking Backward, a utopian novel.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt(118 clicks)
    The wallflower that blossomed. Short bio.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt(130 clicks)
    Influential
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Biography(123 clicks)
  • Eugene V. Debs As An Orator(131 clicks)
    Famous socialist politician in the US.
  • Fireside Chats of Franklin D. Roosevelt(116 clicks)
    Thirty chats of Ropsevelt.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt(115 clicks)
    The Profiles of a Man
  • Friedman, Milton(115 clicks)
  • Frontier Hero Davy Crockett(121 clicks)
    Famous in Tennessee and died at the Alamo in Texas.
  • General George A. Custer Home Page(140 clicks)
    Dedicated to Custer and his wars against the Plains people.
  • George Eastman(117 clicks)
  • George Washington Papers(123 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress
  • Glenn Miller(118 clicks)
    "Half a century after his mysterious wartime disappearance, the big-band leader and composer who gave America "Moonlight Serenade," "String of Pearls," and "In the Mood" endures as the musical symbol of an entire generation." by Joseph Gustaitis
  • Henry Ford(113 clicks)
    Henry Ford biography from the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village.
  • Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum(121 clicks)
    Official site
  • Horace Greeley(138 clicks)
    Detailed biography of the journalist and public figure.
  • Ida Tarbell(125 clicks)
    Famous muckraker who tackled Standard Oil.
  • Jane Addams, 1860- 1935(142 clicks)
    Social worker and founder of Hull House.
  • Jimmy Carter Biography(154 clicks)
    Brief. Photos.
  • Jimmy Cater links(125 clicks)
    From the University of Georgia
  • John D. Rockefeller & the Standard Oil Company(128 clicks)
    "This text will explain you the commercial methods used by John D. Rockfeller to conquer and rule the American oil industry between 1863 and 1911. I tried to put these practices in their contexts, and to show the structures of this industry. I stopped at the final 1911 dismantling, this period offering a textbook case of a vertically integrated monopoly for the appropriation of a single natural resource."
  • John Jacob Astor(122 clicks)
    "A self-invented money making machine." Made a fortune in the fur trade and other enterprises.
  • Jonas Salk(217 clicks)
    Developer of polio vaccine. Site has photos to accompany the biography.
  • Lee, Robert E. by Freeman(131 clicks)
    Complete multi-volume biography by Douglas Southall Freeman
  • Life Histories: Nebraska(118 clicks)
    WPA
  • Major General Nathanael Greene (1742-1786)(115 clicks)
    A biographical page dedicated to the life and military career of Major General Nathanael Greene (1742-1786) of Rhode Island. Greene was considered second only to George Washington as the greatest military leaders of the Continental Army during the War of American Independence.
  • Margaret Sanger Papers Project(138 clicks)
    Advocate of birth control.
  • Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library(115 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress
  • My Life and Work(119 clicks)
    Henry Ford
  • Nathan Bedford Forest(129 clicks)
    A laudatory biography
  • Presidents of the United States(117 clicks)
    Internet Public Library
  • Robert E. Lee by Douglas Southall Freeman(137 clicks)
  • Salmon P. Chase(119 clicks)
    Abolitionist and Senator
  • Salmon P. Chase, Attorney General for Fugitive Slaves(129 clicks)
    Senator, Attorney General, Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
  • Samuel Adams(133 clicks)
  • Samuel Slater(132 clicks)
    Father of the American Industrial Revolution
  • Stephen A. Douglas(113 clicks)
    Lawyer, orator, and political leader. Famous for the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
  • Stratford Hall(261 clicks)
    The home of Robert E. Lee
  • Susan B. Anthony(139 clicks)
    Biography
  • The Autobiography of Ben Franklin(122 clicks)
    Complete text
  • The Hannah Arendt Papers(130 clicks)
    "The papers of the author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) are one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life. Located in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress, they constitute a large and diverse collection reflecting a complex career. With over 25,000 items (about 75,000 digital images), the papers contain correspondence, articles, lectures, speeches, book manuscripts, transcripts of Adolf Eichmann’s trial proceedings, notes, and printed matter pertaining to Arendt's writings and academic career. The entire collection has been digitized and will be available to researchers in reading rooms at the Library of Congress, the New School University in New York City, and the Hannah Arendt Center at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, in the summer of 2001. Parts of the collection will be made available for public access on the Internet. The current preview of selections from Arendt's writings also includes an essay on Arendt's intellectual history, a chronology of her life, and an index of all folders in the Arendt Papers."
  • The Lives of Famous Early Americans(113 clicks)
    From Archiving Early America
  • The Papers of Philander Chase(113 clicks)
    Founder of Kenyon College
  • The Reluctant Seaman(115 clicks)
    "Although a brilliant naval historian and noted theorist on the importance of sea power to national defense, Alfred Thayer Mahan hated the sea and dreaded his duties as a ship's captain."
  • The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie(127 clicks)
    PBS series.
  • The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie(111 clicks)
    PBS site.
  • The Stephen A. Douglas Home Page(117 clicks)
    The Little Giant, as he was known. "Dedicated to the life and memory of Stephen A. Douglas, Senator from Illinois and champion of 'Popular Sovereignty.'"
  • The Will of Benjamin Franklin(114 clicks)
  • To The Pole(128 clicks)
    To the Pole: The Diary and Notebook of Richard E. Byrd, 1925–1927. Edited by Raimund E. Goerler.
  • True Benjamin Franklin, The (1903)(125 clicks)
  • Ulysses S. Grant(125 clicks)
    General and President
  • Ulysses S. Grant Network(147 clicks)
    The Most Comprehensive Site on the Internet for Students and Those Interested in Learning About the Famous Civil War General and 18th President of the United States.
  • Vice Presidents iof the United States(123 clicks)
    Those oft-neglected seconds-in-command!
  • W. S. Hancock Society(115 clicks)
    The W. S. Hancock Society is dedicated to educating the public about the history and life of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock.
  • William Jennings Bryan(133 clicks)
    Prtesidential candidate; Secretary of State; influential US politician.
  • William Scott Hancock(128 clicks)
    General Winfield Scott Hancock, a lesser known but highly competent Union general, almost defeated Republican candidate James A. Garfield, also a Union general. Hancock was remembered in the South for his considerate behavior during Reconstruction.
  • Winfield S. Hancock bibliography(156 clicks)
    From the Military History Institute