- 4,000 Years of Women in Science
- America's Story: Meet
Amazing Americans - From
the Library of Congress. Includes fun and historical facts about
famous Americans. Photographs, videos, and recordings are often
included when available.
- Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center) - An excellent
source for biographical information. Available only to Duluth
Public Library cardholders. Part of ELM/Electronic Library for
Minnesota; subscription provided by the State of Minnesota.
- Catholic Online - An encyclopedia of saints and angels.
- Fact Monster: Famous Firsts by American
Women - View this fascinating
timeline of major milestones achieved by women throughout American
history, starting with Virginia Dare, the first baby born in
America to English parents (born 1587 in Roanoke Island, Virginia).
Other "first" American women include Elizabeth Blackwell
(1849), the first woman in the U.S. with a medical degree; Belva
Ann Lockwood (1879), the first woman admitted to practice before
the U.S. Supreme Court; and Effa Manley (2006), the first woman
elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Includes links to additional
information on these women of herstory. From Information Please.
- The Faces of Science:
African Americans in the Sciences
- Junior Reference Collection - This database allows you to search
encyclopedias and dictionaries for information on people, places,
and events. Includes a multimedia gallery with pictures, videos,
maps, and audio resources. Available only to Duluth Public Library
cardholders. Part of ELM/Electronic Library for Minnesota; subscription
provided by the State of Minnesota.
- National First Ladies' Library - Biographies and other information
about America's First Ladies. Also includes a timeline option
that gives information on topics such sports, popular culture,
daily life, science, technology, and the arts. Curriculum materials
for teachers are included in the site's online resources.
Women's Hall of Fame
- Biographies of the American women who have been honored by
the National Women's Hall of Fame.
- Women's History Month - Articles
on the women's history movement and the status of women today.
Includes biographical information, pictures, games and quizzes,
and links to other resources. From Infoplease.com.
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