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Open Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Booker T. Washington was born on April 5, 1856, into slavery. His father was an unidentified white man, and his mother, a slave and cook on the

Wedderburn, J. H. M. (Joseph Henry Maclagan), 1882-1948

Scottish mathematician who opened new lines of thought in the subject of mathematical fields and who had a deep influence on the development of modern

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

1832–1918, American educator and diplomat, b. Homer, N.Y., briefly attended Geneva (now Hobart) College, grad. Yale, 1853. He studied in France and


One of the most successful examples of internet-based organization, this ‘free encyclopedia anyone can edit’ has (at the time of writing) over 5

Open Willard, Emma, 1787-1870
Willard, Emma, 1787-1870

Born in Berlin, Connecticut, Emma Hart Willard (1787-1870) was one of the pioneer advocates for female education. Tutored by her father and educated

Open Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898
Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898

On September 28, 1839, Frances Elizabeth was born in Churchville, New York, to Josiah and Mary Willard. In 1841 the family relocated to Oberlin, Ohio,

Williams, John Alfred, 1925-

Author of 12 novels, eight nonfiction books, one volume of poetry, two plays, 43 articles and essays, 10 edited/coedited volumes, and librettist for

Open World cultures
World cultures

The term world cultures often refers to a heuristic plurality of several individual cultures that have or have had global influence. The term is

Open Wright, Frances, 1795-1852
Wright, Frances, 1795-1852

In 1825 Frances (Fanny) Wright became the first woman in the United States to act publicly in opposition to slavery. Her plan gradually emancipated

Open Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

Born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright was the preeminent American-born architect. His architectural legacy rests not