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Biographies of people who shaped United States history and culture. (Full-text).
Find short biographies in books, magazines, and websites. (Full-text).
Biographies of authors of fiction, poetry, drama, journalism, and history. (Full-text).
The complete encyclopedia, plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. (Full-text).
Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).
An encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. (Full-text).
Short biographies of 1.3 million people in the United States and around the world. (Full-text).
Biographies of people who shaped the history and culture of Great Britain. (Full-text).
English and bilingual dictionaries, quotation dictionaries, and specialized subject dictionaries. (Full-text).
Newsreels, archival footage, and documentaries. Historical coverage ranges from 1492 - 2000. (Streaming media).
An index of biographies published in reference books. (Citations only).
Biographies of every member of Congress from 1774 to present. (Full-text).
Biographies of scientists and inventors worldwide. (Full-text).
A concise guide to the lives and achievements of Mexico's leaders. (Full-text).
Biographies of people who were prominent in Mexican political life. (Full-text).
An archive of the newspaper from 1980 to present. (Full-text).
A cover-to-cover archive of the newspaper from 1851 to 2003. (Full-text).
The African American experience in primary source documents, images, and maps. (Full-text and images).
Journals, magazines, and book on Texas history and culture. (Some full-text).
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