Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects. It cites biographical material appearing in periodicals in other H. W. Wilson Company databases and additional selected periodicals and current books of individual and collective biographies.

Black Women’s Suffrage | DPLA

The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a collaborative project to provide digital access to materials documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights, and civic activism between the 1850s and 1960. The materials in this collection include photographs, correspondence, speeches, event programs, publications, oral histories, and other artifacts.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. These maps are heavily used by a wide range of researchers to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities.