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African American National Biography by
Call Number: REF E185.96.A4466
Publication Date: 2013
This twelve-volume set contains 4,100 articles written by some 1,700 scholars. The subjects include individuals from all walks of life, such as politicians, sports figures, religious leaders, entertainers, writers, scientists, educators, and others. Most entries include a brief bibliography for further research.
American National Biography by
Call Number: REF CT213.A68
Publication Date: 1999-01-21
Over 17,400 lengthy biographical essays in 24 volumes. One of the best resources of its kind for 20th century Americans, although the individual must be dead to be included in the ANB. Supplement volumes have been added since the original series was published.
Great Lives from History: African Americans by
Call Number: [ E-BOOK ]
Publication Date: 2011
Features 800 essays covering people from the eighteenth century through the early twenty-first century. Many individuals are household names, famous for their work in such fields as entertainment, sports, civil rights, politics, and literature.