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American National Biography

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In depth biographies of more than 19,000 deceased men and women whose lives have help shape the United States.  For current biographies of figures from around the globe, consult Biography in Context

All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Biography, American Studies, History, African American Studies
<p>Conceived as the successor to the Dictionary of American Biography. Includes bibliographical references and index.</p>