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See also: African American Biographies

Web Sites

These biography sites and collections should provide you with ideas for doing your next biographical research project.


  • Pete Seeger
    In May, 2009, folk singer and songwritier Pete Seeger celebrated his 90th birthday.

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Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania



  • Rachel Carson
    The ecologist whose 1962 book Silent Spring launched the modern environmental movement.
  • Stephen Foster
    American's first composer of popular music was born in Lawrenceville.