Biography & History

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The following Web Resources are not a part of the Library eResources, but are freely available on the Internet. The resources listed were selected by Thousand Oaks librarians because they provide valuable information and are useful for researching the subjects.
Search over 7,000 biographies with photographs of notable personalities from antiquity to the present.

The History Makers
Biographical profiles of notable African-Americans of the 20th Century, compiled from the History Makers video oral history archive.

NEDCC Historic Documents
Stories about historic documents that have been conserved, with links to actual documents and online exhibits.

Presidential Libraries
Presidential Libraries and Museums promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. We preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire.

Presidents of the United States (POTUS)
A biographical directory of the 45 presidents, from Washington to Trump.