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American National Biography

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Provides biographical portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the United States as a nation.

Online equivalent of the print work published in 24 volumes in 1999.

Includes thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select web sites. 

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