Get information on US and World History including famous historical people.
A site on Petrarch archiving his works, papers on or about him, images, a list of future conferences and events and information about others in his life (Laura, Boccaccio and more)
Famous Black Inventors
Explore the contributions of modern African American inventors like Dr. Patricia Bath and James E. West. Read biographies of the famous black inventors who helped to shape 20th century innovation.
Famous Women Inventors
Profiles selected modern female inventors like Grace Hopper, Ruth Wakefield and Bette Nesmith Graham. These famous women inventors helped to shape the world as we know it over the last century.