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People by State provided by Wikipedea, offers an extensive
list of people of note and links to biographical and other information
about them. It is organized by states, cities, occupations, and
other useful categories.
Alabama Women's Hall of Fame Since 1970, the Hall of Fame has provided readers with biographies, portraits, photographs, letters, and bronze plaque images of women who have herstorically contributed to our lives. Individuals presented include Helen Adams Keller, Julia Strudwick Tuwiler, Amelia Gayle Gorgas, Tallulah Bankhead, Mildred Westervelt Warner, and many others from the state of Alabama.
in Alaska provides
about women from Alaska and about the documents the University of
has available about these inhabitants.
Prominent Women in Arizona briefly profiles nine women who were from Arizona.
Biographies of the Fabulous Women of Arkansas provides very brief paragraphs about an extensive list of women from Arkansas.
Women of Arkansas, 1861-1865 focuses
women who were a part of Arkansas's Confederate history.
Colorado's Women Hall of Fame profiles a list of women from Colorado and describes their contributions.
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame includes almost 60 profiles of women who've contributed to Connecticut and to the world.
Historical Society of Deleware provides 12 brief biographies about some of Delaware's suffragists/anti-suffragists.
Augusta Library - Special Collections, Early Pioneer Biographies are transcripts from John Henry Hauberg (1869 - 1955), a local historian and photographer's interviews of local and early history in Georgia.
Georgia's Women of Achievement lists more than 50 short biographical discriptions of women contributing to Georgia's endeavors.
Notable People of Hawaii short paragraphs about 5 Hawaiians is provided by students in Hawaii.
Hawaii Joint Police Association: 3rd Annual Salute to Women In Security and Law Enforcement - July 6th, 2001 briefly describes women who've made a legal difference in Hawaii.
Idaho Public Television's Portrait of twelve people of noteriaty from the Idaho area.
Iowa Women Artists provides information about 70 women, including short biographical information, artist statement, artist's work, and interview clips. Organized alphabetically, medium, and location. "The Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project records and preserves the voices of women visual artists in Iowa reflecting on their lives and their artwork."
Notable Kansas Women includes brief paragraphs about 17 women of reknown from Kansas.
Kentucky Authors is a site is devoted to the study of both native Kentucky (women & men) writers and those who have chosen Kentucky as their home. It is a collaborative effort maintained by the English Department at Eastern Kentucky University.
Maine Writers Index the reader can select from a list of over 300 women and men authors of note in Maine.
Maryland Women's Hall of Fame since 1985, Maryland Women's Hall of Fame has honored Maryland "women who have made unique and lasting contributions to the economic, political, cultural, and social life of the state and to provide visible models of achievement for tomorrow's female leaders."
Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame: Provides an extensive list of short biographies about women who are of
importance to Michigan’s past and present.
Minnesota Author Biographies Project Thirty-six authors are profiled, including a list of their work and sources for additional information about these literary women and men.
Authors and Illustrators: As part of Metronet, this
a publicity site, but also provides brief biographical information
women and men who also present programs for libraries, schools, and
Women in Health Sciences, affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. These Missouri biographies are available through various search options, including alphabetically.
Some Famous Montanans provides a list, names only, by catagory of people from this state. The categories include Arts/Acting/Music/Media/Politicians / Sports / Literature / Miscellaneous. This is a starting point, but for biographical information,the user will need to use a other biographical resources, i.e WBS, General.
Famous Nebraska Authors lists six writers who have contributed to Nebraska's literary legacy. Authors profiled are Bess Streeter Aldrich, Willa Cather, Loren Eiseley, Wright Morris, John Neihardt, and Mari Sandoz.
Nevada Women's History Project : is an on-going project that provides biographies, photos, and information about women of relevance to Nevada.
Famous People in New Hampshire History is a part of the Link Free or Die (sm) network. It "is a teaching guide designed to identify 100 famous NH people and to tell their stories from online sources."
New Hampshirites is only a list of well-known
it is a starting point for further research using major biographical
Biography Sites, General.
Hampshire Authors is an A-Z list of writers of
New Hampshire. Although birth and death dates, town of residence and
subject are provided, additional details about the
authors is sometimes also
available by using the drop down alphabetical list offered.
Hampshire's Women Legislators uses a paragraph format
profile the many women who've were ewere elected to the NH legislature.
An A-Z index is also included (at the ended) listing a " total of 310
have served in the 50-year period from 1921 to 1969, inclusive. And 15
new women are serving first terms in the 1971 session, which marks the
Golden Anniversary, since women first were allowed to be elected to the
Legislature, by federal ratification of such suffrage in 1920."
Coast New Hampshire Women's List:
provides links to profiles about women and their important
Jersey women's history reflects the women's lives through diverse
time periods and from different economic, religious, ethnic, and
racial backgrounds. Presented chronolgically and linked to more details
about some of the women of significance to New Jersey's past and
Queens: Biographies: African American Women Community Builders of
New York provides brief biographies, lists of honors,
in New York "Each [CUNY, 1998] student has taken
responsibility for researching and writing about a woman whose life
the struggles over women's roles in which women participated from 1890
Carolina Awards honors notable North Carolinians since 1964. The
list of more than 200 notable men and women whoare recognized for their
contributions to the community and beyond.
Ohio History Central: People provides biographical information about the women and men of Ohio and their contributionshttp://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/subcategory.php?c=H&s=PEO
in History: Ohio Bicentennial Figures profiles
almost 30 women who have made notable contributions including writers,
suffragist, First Lady, artists, and entrepreneurs.
Women's Hall of Fame lists its inducties and
identifies past winners since 1982. This is a useful starting site, but
the reader will need to do additional research.
Library Women's Archives provides biographical and
about 3 women and WAVES of importance to Oklahoma.
Oregon Biographies Index provides primarily men, but some women, who are of importance to Oregon's history.
Pioneer Biographies is a list biographies of early
Their stories as early settlers of the Oregon Territory, including
Donation Land Claim holders.
Pennsylvania Hall of Fame: Biographies women and men from the fields of business, science/invention, politics, exploration, arts, entertainment, and sports are profiled.
at Penn: Biographies provides
of women who were pioneers for the University of Pennsylvania.
South Carolina – Notable African-Americans provides a lengthly list of women and men of importance from the South Carolina region.
South Dakota State Historical Society, Museum Observation gallery includes sixteen profiles of prominent early South Dakotans.
Texans before 1900 profiles women and men of Texas, who
contributions during their lives.
Women and other Manuscript Collections: for some of the
brief information is presented about her and describes her archival
Famous People of Utah provides an extensive list of Utahns and people of importance to Utah and provides biographical information about them.
Vermont Biographies Project has over 1,400 biographies about women and men from Vermont. Searchable by county and alphabetically.
Vermont People profiles women and men native or closely aligned with Vermont
Norfolk Women's History links to 8 interviews that include a brief biographical sketch of the woman involved with religion, medicine, education, and the Girl Scout Movement in Norfolk, Virginia. Based on Old Dominion University History course taught by Dr. Dorothy Johnson in the Fall of 1982.
HistoryLink.org provides links to women and men who've been noteworthy contributors to Washington's history. It is an On-line Encyclopedia of Washington State History with a searchable database of people and events.
Biographies of West Virginia Women briefly profiles seven women of importance to West Virginia and the United States.
of Political Activists: Women of the West Virginia
Movement is in a narrative format, but is a useful starting point to
about some of the women in the 19th and 20th century politics of West
Sketches of Wisconsin Pioneer Women - Biographies More than 20 women, with New York Origins, who contributed to Wisconsin during their lifetimes. The selected biographies from the book by author Florence Chambers Dexheimer.
WYOMING: Like No Place on Earth: "Venture into our site and see for yourself the diversity of themes and the lifestyles of our Wyoming writers" (students of Nathel Coca and Judy Iliff teach at Campbell County High School in Gillette, Wyoming). This site provides interesting and intriguing accounts of women and men of importance to Wyoming.
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