History & Biography

American Memory
Primary documents and historical materials available on the Web from the Library of Congress. Find out about Women’s Suffrage; do a virtual jigsaw puzzle; take guided tours through the site.

Library of Congress presents America’s Story from America’s Library
The Library of Congress puts the story back in history through images of primary source documents, prints, photographs, maps, recordings and other materials from the past. Along with the fascinating information about people, places and things of interest to kids of all ages, there are songs to listen to, a Krazy Kat cartoon to watch, a scavenger hunt and other fun things to do.

Biography A&E
Has a searchable online database containing 15,000 international names, past and present. This is a commercial site for the Biography television show.