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Johnny Appleseed | Tecumseh | Oliver Hazard Perry | John Parker | Harriet Beecher Stowe | Jacob Parrot | Mary Ann Bickerdyke | Ulysses S. Grant | Thomas Alva Edison | Granville Woods | Orville, Katharine and Wilbur Wright | Neil Armstrong | Paul Brown | Suzanne Farrell | Sarah Fisher | Emma Gatewood | John Glenn | Archie Griffin | Bernadine Healy MD | Henry Heimlich MD | Charles Kettering | Mya Lynch | William McGuffey |  Garrett Morgan | Toni Morrison | Annie Oakley | Jesse Owens | Paul Newman | Judith Resnick | Dave Thomas | Rodger Young | Januarius MacGahan | Jane Edna Hunter | General Resources | Fun and Games


Johnny Appleseed

Ask AJ: The Story of Johnny Appleseed  - brief description of this man and his way of life.

Johnny Appleseed Essay  - discusses his life and the areas he planted seeds.

Enchanted Learning: Johnny Appleseed  - description of this American legend and activities to try.

Johnny Appleseed Greetings, everyone. The children in my second grade class have created computer drawings and written paragraphs about a legendary character in American history, Johnny Appleseed.
Johnny Appleseed Junior Ecology Club - Helping Kids with their Money! ... Hi, I'm Johnny Appleseed, and this is my home page ... You're invited to become a member of one of my favorite group of friends - The Johnny Appleseed Junior Ecology Club
Johnny Appleseed Hidden Pictures color Johnny Appleseed and look for the hidden pictures.
Johnny Appleseed Coloring Pages printable template for olympics posters you can colour or print pre-coloured.


Johnny Appleseed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Johnny Appleseed, born John Chapman (September 26, 1774–February 18, 1847)

Johnny  The story of Johnny Appleseed is larger than life, his exploits, ... Yet Johnny Appleseed is also remembered for his gentle nature and generous spirit.

J Appleseed & Co - History  Johnny Appleseed (born John Chapman) was a direct descendent of Edward .... Johnny Appleseed went ahead of the great immigrant flood ever sweeping westward.

Johnny Appleseed Was Born  You've probably heard about the legendary "Johnny Appleseed" who, according to story and song, spread his apple seeds all over the nation.

Straight Dope Staff Report: What's the story with Johnny Appleseed? Straight Dope Staff Report: What's the story with Johnny Appleseed?


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Johnny Appleseed  This Reeve Lindbergh classic is brought magically to life!

Rabbit Ears Children's Literature Collection: Johnny Appleseed Relates the touching legend of the famous 19th-century naturalist; who roamed the wilderness planting apple orchards and spreading good will. Music by Mark O'Connor; illustrated by Stan Olson; narrated by Garrison Keillor.


Teacher Resources

Johnny Appleseed at The Virtual Vine Johnny Appleseed Festival Home Page (see a pic of John Chapman's gravesite) ... Johnny Appleseed and Westward Expansion (gr 1 - 3 lesson)

Johnny Appleseed Theme Unit (3 Days) PreK to 2 http://atozteacherstuff.com/lessons/JohnnyAppleseedTheme.shtml


Words of the Shawnee This is a large .wav but very worth waiting for if you have the time. Words of Tecumseh
Chief Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief Tecumseh.
Shawnee. So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.
Tecumseh If you have any questions about Tecumseh just e-mail us using the address at the bottom of the page. Below are paragraphs written by students after researching and learning about the life of Tecumseh.
Tecumseh at Adena 1807 Tecumseh at Adena 1807.


Tecumseh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This 1848 drawing of Tecumseh was based on a sketch done from life in 1808.

Tecumseh - Ohio History Central - A product of the Ohio Historical ... Tecumseh was born in 1768, probably at Old Piqua, along the Mad River in Ohio. He was a Shawnee Indian and eventually became one of their greatest leaders.

Tecumseh -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Tecumseh: Shawnee Indian chief, orator, military leader, and advocate of intertribal Indian alliance who directed

Native Americans - Tecumseh In the War of 1812, Tecumseh allied himself with the British and was made a brigadier general.

Tecumseh Tecumseh was a Shawnee Indian. The Shawnee Nation was the largest group of tribes in Ohio. Tecumseh's father Puckeshinwa was a Shawnee Chief.


Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry Papers William L. Clements Library.
The University of Michigan. Oliver Hazard Perry Papers.
Oliver Hazard Perry extensive biography from the National Park Service.
Perry, Oliver Hazard ... Related content from HighBeam Research on: Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry ... You are in: Virtual War Museum >> Hall of American Wars and Conflicts >> Oliver Hazard Perry. Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry ... Oliver Hazard Perry.
Oliver Hazard Perry, The Battle of Lake Erie, 1814
Oliver Hazard Perry : A Who2 Profile ... Oliver Hazard Perry joined the navy in his early teens, and by his early twenties he had been
The War of 1812 ... Like many naval officers of his generation, Oliver Hazard Perry started his career as a midshipman at the age of ...
Encyclopedia: Oliver Hazard Perry ... Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 1785 — August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United States Navy

Oliver Hazard Perry Detailed biography of this controversial naval hero, from the National Park Service.

Oliver Hazard Perry — Infoplease.com August 20 Birthdays: Oliver Hazard Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Oliver Hazard Perry: US naval officer who became a national hero when he defeated a British squadron in the Battle

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry: War of 1812 Commodore Oliver Harold Perry led the United States to victory in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812.


John Parker
No. 1521: John P. Parker John P. Parker, slave, freedom-fighter, inventor, and businessman

The Autobiography of John Parker - Duke University Special Collections Library The Autobiography of John Parker.
Aboard the Underground Railroad-- John P. Parker House ... John Parker (1827-1900), a former slave, lived in this house, which has been designated a National Historic Landmark
John P. Parker - The Black Inventor Online Museum John P. Parker was born in 1827 in Norfolk, Virginia. His father was white and his mother was a black slave.

Biography from the African American registry

John Parker (abolitionist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The restored John P. Parker house in Ripley, Ohio. The restored John P. Parker house in Ripley, Ohio.

Aboard the Underground Railroad-- John P. Parker House These interviews have recently been edited by Stuart Seely Sprague and published as His Promised Land: The Autobiography of John P. Parker Former Slave
John P. Parker (1827-1900) John P. Parker was born in 1827 in Norfolk, Virginia. His father was apparently a wealthy white man and his mother was an African American slave.

John P. Parker: Aggressive, Inventive Conductor with a Will of Steel The life and times of John Parker--freed slave, business owner, holder of patents--and aggressive conductor on the Underground Railroad.

The Parker House For more information: The John P. Parker Historical Society, ... John P. Parker was born into slavery in 1827,


Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe  - discover what a fifth grader wrote about this 19th century author, philanthropist, and abolitionist.

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Civil War  - profile of an amazing woman of the Civil War, as well as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Women of The Hall - Harriet Beecher Stowe  - this brief biography comes from the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Mother, Reformer  - this overview of her work and life includes letters, photos, and a link to the text of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
A Celebration of Women Writers: Harriet Beecher Stowe biography and bibliography for the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Harriet Beecher Stowe biography Harriet Beecher Stowe. Source: The Lincoln Library of Essential Information, Frontier Press Company (1924) © www.arttoday.com. NAME: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Welcome to the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Introduction. Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is best known today as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, which helped galvanize the abolitionist cause and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War.
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Little Bit of a Woman biography by Barbara Smith.
Harriet Beecher Stowe ... Domestic Goddess Harriet Beecher-Stowe(1) is most famous for her controversial anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stower: notes, links to information and all texts available on the web, information
Harriet Beecher Stowe - People of Connecticut ... Harriet Beecher Stowe. Born: June 14, 1811
The Classic Text: Harriet Beecher Stowe illustrated exploration of various editions of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Beecher Tradition, The: Harriet Beecher Stowe in the context of her family.
Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly featuring the text, list of resources, essays, and a biography of Stowe.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House information from the Ohio Historical Society on the former Cincinnati residence of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Aboard the Underground Railroad-- Harriet Beecher Stowe House--Maine ... Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), author, humanitarian, and abolitionist, lived in this house
Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe. June 14, 1811 - July 1, 1896. Harriet Beecher was a schoolteacher and writer in Hartford, Conn., before moving in 1832 to Cincinnati, Ohio



Harriet Beecher Stowe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia While she wrote at least ten adult novels, Harriet Beecher Stowe is predominantly known for her first, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852).

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811 - 1896) 30 of the Most Influential Women of the Millennium: Women's History Month 2001, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811 - 1896)

About Harriet Beecher Stowe A profile of Harriet Beecher Stowe, 19th century author.

American Writers: Harriet Beecher Stowe Stowe was the daughter of the famous Congregationalist minister Lyman Beecher and the sister of the preacher Henry Ward Beecher


Jacob Parrot
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Lieutenant Jacob ... Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Lieutenant Jacob Wilson Parrott Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Lieutenant Jacob Wilson

Jacob Parrot JACOB PARROTT. Jacob Parrott was born July 17, 1843 in Fairfield County, not far from Lancaster, Ohio. In 1866, he married Sarah Lawrence.

Private Jacob Parrot, Company K 33d Regiment Ohio Volunteers Jacob Parrot was duly sworn and examined, as follows:. By the Judge Advocate-Question. What is your position in the military service?

JACOB WILSON PARROTT Returning home, Jacob Parrot was truly a “hero” for the remainder of his life. On March 10, 1866 he married Miss Sarah Lawrence.


Mary Ann Bickerdyke
Bickerdyke, Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, Mary Ann Ball. Mary Ann Bickerdyke.
Mary Ann Bickerdyke Mary Ann Bickerdyke. By: Brian.
Bickerdyke, Mary Ann -- Encyclopædia Britannica Bickerdyke, Mary Ann organizer and chief of nursing, hospital, and welfare services for the western armies under the command of General Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War. ... Mary Ann Bickerdyke.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mary Ann Bickerdyke (July 19, 1817-November 8, 1901), also known as Mother Bickerdyke, was a hospital administrator for Union soldiers

Mary Ann Bickerdyke - Ohio History Central - A product of the Ohio ... Citation. "Mary Ann Bickerdyke", Ohio History Central, July 1, 2005,

Mary Bickerdyke Mary Ann Bickerdyke, who received a special pension from Congress in 1886, retired to Bunker Hill, Kansas, where she died on 8th November, 1901.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Mary Ann Bickerdyke: organizer and chief of nursing, hospital, and welfare services

Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Women's History Mary Ann Bickerdyke. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. ... Thereafter Mary Ann Bickerdyke supported herself in Galesburg, Illinois,

Mary Ann Bickerdyke - Encyclopedia.com Mary Ann Bickerdyke 1817-1901, Union nurse in the American Civil War, b. Mary Ann Ball in Knox co., Ohio. Generally called Mother Bickerdyke,

History's Women An Online Magazine On a hot day in June of 1861 Mary Ann Bickerdyke was at church when the pastor, Dr. Edward Beecher, read a letter to his congregation from Dr. Woodward.

Mother Bickerdyke: Mother Bickerdyke On July 19, 1817, Mary Ann Bickerdyke was born in Knox County, Ohio. ... Mary Ann Bickerdyke was the only one suggested for the job.


Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant This site about President Grant provides information and images that teachers and students will find useful for classroom purposes.

Ulysses S. Grant Association
collecting copies of Grant documents and analyzing his life and career based on documentary evidence.

Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hamer erroneously nominated him as "Ulysses S. Grant of Ohio," [4] knowing Grant's mother's maiden name was Simpson

Biography of Ulysses S. Grant Biography of Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth Presidentof the United States (1869-1877).

Ulysses S. Grant Civil War General American President General Ulysses S. Grant Civil War hero American President Born in 1822.

The Ulysses S. Grant Association Includes chronological collection of biographical information, pictures, and media clips.

Ulysses S. Grant Short biographical sketch focuses on Grant's role during the Civil War.

American Experience | Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant: The dramatic story of one of America's most paradoxical leaders. The greatest hero of the Civil War, Grant was an ineffective president

American President: Ulysses S. Grant In-depth essays created by the University of Virginia on Ulysses Simpson Grant’s life and administration.

Ulysses Simpson Grant Biography The best evidence of the changes that had occurred in warfare from Jomini to Clausewitz can be found in the campaigns of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant.

Ulysses S. Grant Information Center The Ulysses S. Grant Information Center is intended to offer a variety of material on the life and accomplishments of this incomparable Union general

Internet Public Library: POTUS The Ulysses S. Grant Homepage: Here one can find factual articles on Grant ... Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site:

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service) Ulysses S. Grant is known as the victorious Civil War general who saved the Union and the 18th President of the United States.

American Presidents: Life Portraits Guests include: John Simon-Editor, The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant & Executive ... •Author Geoffrey Perret Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier and President

Ulysses S. Grant Biographical article with links to related subjects and excerpts from Grant's memoirs.

Ulysses S. Grant Collection at Bartleby.com Includes brief profile, complete text of his memoirs, and first and second inaugural addresses.

Ulysses S. Grant You Found It! A fascinating Picture and Biography of President and General Ulysses S. Grant.

New Book of Knowledge: Ulysses S. Grant An encyclopedic biography written for 3-8 grade students. Includes fact file and first inaugural address.

Ulysses S. Grant General during the Civil War; Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site is in ... Other WWW Information about U.S. Grant.

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Ohio History Central - A product of the ... Johnson violated this act by firing Stanton and replacing him with Ulysses S. Grant.

Ulysses S. Grant -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Ulysses S. Grant: US general, commander of the Union armies during the late years

Ulysses S. Grant - MSN Encarta Grant, Ulysses S(impson) (1822-1885), 18th president of the United States (1869-1877). Grant was a puzzling figure in American public life.

Ulysses S Grant - The Presidents' Project April 27, 1822 - July 23, 1885. Ulysses Simpson Grant was a remarkable man. Join us in exploring the story of this exceptional American.


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Civil War

Witness the conflict between North and South and the South's eventual secession that led to a rush to arms, pitting countryman against countryman. This program utilizes exciting re-enactments, artifacts, and interviews to explore key battles of the Civil War, life on the Northern and Southern home fronts, and the role of African Americans in the war. Concludes with the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the fall of the Confederacy.



Thomas Edison
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Energy Planet: Thomas Alva Edison  - read his biography and learn about his honors and inventions.

Thomas Edison Biography  - read all about this famous and influential man who created the first incandescent electric light bulb and many other useful inventions.

Thomas Edison's Home Page  - read his bio, see what he invented, and read some of his quotes.

Edison Birthplace Museum  - take an online tour of the house where Thomas Edison grew up, get some background info about his family, and find out about visiting this museum in Milan, Ohio.
Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931) Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931) Inventor Thomas Alva Edison profoundly influenced modern life through inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera.
Edison National Historic site Edison National Historic site Edison National Historic site This website features the Edison historic laboratory buildings and the Edison home.
Thomas Alva Edison as a Scientist and Inventor The Wizard of Menlo Park.
The Henry Ford ... Thomas Edison was born in 1847 in Milan, Ohio
American Experience: Edison's Miracle of Light see a list of Edison's 1093 patents and photos of some of his inventions, learn the difference between AC and DC current, hear Edison recordings, and view a biographical timeline.
Thomas Alva Edison Scientists & Inventors Thomas Alva Edison. Thomas A. Edison in his laboratory in New Jersey, 1901. Born: February 11, 1847. Died: October 18, 1931
Thomas Edison House, Louisville, KY ... Thomas Edison House. 729-31 East Washington Street

Thomas Edison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio, and was raised in Port Huron, Michigan. He was the seventh and last child of Samuel Ogden Edison, Jr. (1804–1896)

Thomas Edison - The Inventions of Thomas Edison Thomas Edison held a world record of 1093 patents for inventions such as the lightbulb and phonograph - Thomas Edison biography and timeline.

Thomas Alva Edison (1847 - 1931) Inventor Thomas Alva Edison profoundly influenced modern life through inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture

Thomas Alva Edison Thomas A. Edison in his laboratory in New Jersey, 1901. Enlarge this image, Born: February 11, 1847 Died: October 18, 1931

Thomas A. Edison Thomas Edison was probably the world's greatest inventor. ... Take a close-up look Thomas Edison, the brilliant scientist who perfected the light bulb

Biography of Thomas Edison Biography of inventor Thomas Edison - Edson's Early Life.

Invent Now | Hall of Fame | Search | Inventor Profile One of the outstanding geniuses in the history of technology, Thomas Edison earned patents for more than a thousand inventions,


Granville Woods
Wikipedia: Granville Woods Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia's article on 'Granville Woods'
xlhome3 Granville T. Woods. "The Black Edison" Electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, inventor.
Super Scientists - Granville Woods Energy Quest is the California Energy Commission's energy and environmental education site for students, parents and teachers. ... Granville Woods.
AmericanWest - Granville Woods Granville Woods. Granville T. Woods (1856-1910), known as the "Black Edison."
Granville T. Woods About the Railway Telegraph.
Granville Woods ... Laws regarding Blacks obtaining an education in Ohio had changed slightly by the time Granville Woods started school
Granville Woods GRANVILLE T. WOODS. 1856-1910 ... During his lifetime, Granville Woods obtained some 50 patents,
Granville T. Woods: Inventor ... to leave formal school at age ten Granville Woods realized that learning and education were essential
Granville Woods Granville Woods. Faces of Science - Woods. Interesting facts. African American History - Woods.
Granville T. Woods Granville T. Woods is best known for inventions that changed railroad transportation forever.

Granville T Woods - Inventor Granville T Woods invented improvements to electric railways - air brakes - telephones and telegraphs - a chicken egg incubator

Inventor of the Week: Archive Granville T. Woods (1856-1910) is known to many as "The Black Edison," because both were great inventors who came from disadvantaged childhoods.

Granville T. Woods Granville T. Woods, the greatest colored inventor in the history of the race and equal, if not superior, to any inventor in the country,

African American Registry: Granville T. Woods, creative inventor ... On this date in 1856, Granville T. Woods was born in Columbus, Ohio.

Granville T. Woods This content resource on Granville T. Woods, African American inventor of a train-to-station communication system,

Granville T. Woods - Ohio History Central - A product of the Ohio ... Granville T. Woods was an African-American inventor, who was born on April 23, 1856, in Columbus, Ohio.

Granville T Woods Biography - Biography.com Learn about the life of Granville T Woods at Biography.com. Read Biographies, watch interviews and videos.

African-American Inventors & Inventions: Granville T. Woods ... The Catholic Tribune (Cincinnati, Ohio) of January 14, 1866 carried an article which included this statement,

K-Gray Engineering Pathway Digital Library - Engineering Education ... Learning Resource: Granville T. Woods: Inventor ... But Granville T. Woods was a great electrician and an inventive genius.

Planet Science | Out There | Black History Month  Granville T Woods was an African-American and because of the prejudices he ... When Granville T Woods died in 1910, his inventions had improved the lives


Teacher Resources

Granville T. Woods ... huge advance in railroad safety. Once Granville Woods' invention was in operation, people felt safe traveling by train. Granville Woods also invented many other devices, many


Orville, Katharine and Wilbur Wright



Orville and Wilbur Wright  - read a profile on these brothers in flight.
Flights of Inspiration - read about the Wright brothers who made the first flight, and Alcock and Brown, who made the first transatlantic flight. Use the section titled "Your Own Flight" to design your own model aircraft.
Wright Page - has a biography, family photo album, and more.
Wright Again - To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of flight, "Wright Again" leads elementary, middle, and high school students through the technical development of one of the most unique aircraft in the world—the first successfully flown powered airplane, the 1903 Wright Flyer. "Wright Again" will "virtually" recreate the development and construction of the Wright Flyer on the web.
How We Made the First Flight - somewhat technical description of how the Wright brothers prepared for their first flight, written by Orville Wright.
Re-Living the Wright Way - an overview of the Wright Brothers invention process.
First Flight  - learn about the Wright brothers experiments that led to their first flight. Includes a cool flight simulator.
NASA Quest - Kid's Corner - Contains a Wright Flyer Word Search and a Wright Flyer Slider Puzzle
2003 Wright Brothers Game - Test your knowledge about Orville land wilbur Wright's first historic powered flight and see if you can fly further tahan they did on December 17, 1903.
Models of the Wright Brothers' Aircraft - Grades 6-10 - This activity presents plans and step-by-step instructions for building scale models of the Wright brothers aircraft from 1900 to 1903 using readily available materials (styrofoam meat trays and toothpicks).

Wright brothers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Although not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made mechanical fixed

The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age- National ... Only five bicycles manufactured by the Wright brothers are known to exist. This one, a model they called the St. Clair, was built in 1898.

The Henry Ford The first time Wilbur and Orville referred to themselves as "The Wright Brothers" was when they started their own printing firm at the ages of 22 and 18.

NOVA | Wright Brothers' Flying Machine | PBS Visit the companion Web site to the NOVA program Wright Brothers' Flying Machine. The film brings the Wrights' technological genius to life as a team builds

Wilbur and Orville Wright To Fly: Story of the Wright Brothers By Wendie Old / Houghton-mifflin Orville and Wilbur Wright were a fascinating pair.

The Wright Brothers - The First Flight of an Airplane Orville and Wilbur Wright - the Wright Brothers - invented and flew the first airplane.

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Elementary Video Adventures: Inventors and Inventions
"Neccessity is the mother of invention," as they say, and she has created some fairly unusual children. Explore some of the discoveries that opened the heavens to humanity. The Wright Brothers - On a North Carolina beach, Orville and Wilbur Wright took flight and made history. Produced by Discovery Channel School.
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Neil Armstrong




Neil Armstrong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Purdue University announced in October 2004 that their new engineering building would be named Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering in his honor.

Neil Armstrong Biography - Biography of Neil Armstrong - First Man ... Born on August 5, 1930 on his grandparents’ farm in Auglaize County, Ohio, Neil Armstrong was the eldest of three children of Stephen and Viola Engel

Being The First Man On The Moon, Ed Bradley Talks To Neil ... In the first television profile he has ever agreed to, Neil Armstrong tells Ed Bradley he doesn't deserve the celebrity that comes with being the first man

Neil Armstrong On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on the Moon. He was the commander of the Apollo 11 lunar module

Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong flew aboard Gemini 8. While in orbit, he and fellow astronaut David Scott carried out the first docking in space between two vehicles

BBC ON THIS DAY | 21 | 1969: Man takes first steps on the Moon American Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the Moon. ... Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin spent a total of 21 hours on the Moon,

Neil Armstrong: A Who2 Profile On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on the moon.

Neil Armstrong -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Neil Armstrong: US astronaut, the first person to set foot on the Moon.


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Closer Look at the Moon, A: Space Science Series

This inspiring look at the Moon helps students understand what makes Earth's nearest neighbor so unique. Take a close look at the Moon and learn why there are so many more craters on it than on Earth. Learn how the Moon affects our oceans' tides. Understand the phases of the Moon and learn what a waxing or waning moon is. Learn about lunar and solar eclipses and the Moon's orbit around Earth.



Paul Brown

Paul Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The name was quickly shortened to "Browns," which led to speculation that the team was named after Paul Brown himself--a myth which persists to this day.

Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame Paul Brown, perhaps more than any other person, is responsible for making pro football coaching the exact science it is today.

Paul Brown - Ohio History Central - A product of the Ohio ... The Browns’ first coach was Paul Brown. McBride named the team after Brown. ... With Brown as coach, the Browns won three National Football League titles

Paul Brown -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Paul Brown: American gridiron football coach known for his cerebral approach, innovative methods,

Howstuffworks "Paul Brown" Paul Brown's cool, strict personality put some people off. Away from football, he could be charming, but on the field he was all business.

Paul Brown, One of Pro Football's Primary Architects, Dead at 82 ... Paul Brown, a football innovator who founded the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals and built them into professional powers,

Paul Brown Biography In 1965, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. A street is named for him in Massillon.


Suzanne Farrell

Suzanne Farrell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Suzanne Farrell (born August 16, 1945) one of the most noted ballerinas of the 20th century, and the founder of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet,

Harvard Gazette: The grace and wisdom of Suzanne Farrell Joan Acocella, dance critic for the New Yorker, introduced the video as one of the most extraordinary pieces of dance footage I have ever seen.

Suzanne Farrell -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia Britannica online encyclopedia article on Suzanne Farrell: American dancer especially known for her performances with the New York City Ballet.


Sarah Fisher




Sarah Fisher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sarah Fisher (Right) in victory circle for the first time in the IndyCar Series with her third place finish;

IndyCar® Series More Sarah Fisher Photos ». Biographical Career Statistics News ... Sarah Fisher, who has made appearances on "The Today Show"



Emma Gatewood



John Glenn







Archie Griffin

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Toni Morrison





Annie Oakley







Annie Oakley  - from the Children's Encyclopedia of Women.

Home on the Web: Annie Oakley  - read a biography of this cowgirl who was born Phoebe Moses in 1860.

Women of The Hall - Annie Oakley  - brief biography and pictures of this woman from the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Cowgals Home On The Web  - read about some famous cowgals, such as Annie Oakley, Lucille Muhall, and Calamity Jane.
Annie Oakley House story of her career and details about the only surviving residence that was either owned or occupied by her.
Annie Oakley biography Annie Oakley. NAME: Phoebe Ann Oakley Mozee.
Annie Oakley a rodeo star that people loved.
Annie Oakley, Sharp Shooter ... Annie Oakley, Sharp Shooter.
Annie Oakley ... Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses
Oakley, Annie Oakley, Annie. Annie Oakley. (1860-1926), markswoman.
Anne Oakley LS Anne Oakley. Annie Oakley was born August 13,1860.
Superior Pages: Western Women- Annie Oakley Pages devoted to some notable western women, including Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley,


Jesse Owens



Jesse Owens  - biography of this Olympic legend from the Stamp on Black History site.

Jesse Owens (1913-1980)  - description of his impact on track and field from the African-American Contributors Page.

Breaking the Barriers: A Houston Chronicle Special Section  - read just how far African-Americans have come in sports from Jesse Owens and Joe Louis to Jackie Robinson and beyond.
Jesse Owens official site for one of the greatest Olympic athletes in history.
Who Is Jesse Owens biographical profile of the Olympic athlete.
ESPN.com: Owens Pierced a Myth essay about the Olympic athlete.
Jesse Owens: White House Dream Team ... Jesse Owens. Jesse Owens is perhaps the best-remembered Olympic star of all time
Jesse Owens ... Jesse Owens. Date of Birth: September 12,1913 ... Jesse Owens was a remarkable athlete.
Jesse Owens' Memorial Olympic Site memorial for the world class runner.
Jesse Owens - EnchantedLearning.com Jesse Owens was one of the world's greatest track and field athletes, and an Olympic gold medal winner.
Wikipedia: Jesse Owens Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia's article on 'Jesse Owens'
Who2 Profile: Jesse Owens profile and links for Olympic medalist.
Jesse Owens: Biography American Heroes: Jesse Owens. The Life and Childhood. On Spetember 12, 1913,
Jesse Owens- 1913-1980 This Biography was distributed at the dedication of the park.


Paul Newman





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Rodger Young






Januarius MacGahan
Januarius A. MacGahan ... The Life and Times of Januarius MacGahan - A one-man play by Rick Sowash.

Reporter Januarius MacGahan: Daring to Tell the Truth -- From The Wild Geese Today
The story of the Irish in exile
The MacGahan American-Bulgarian Foundation of New Lexington ... is a memorial service at the gravesite of Januarius MacGahan at the New Lexington Cemetery
Plovdiv Guide and Plovdiv - the Tourism, Tradition and Culture Center of Bulgaria ... near New Lexington, Ohio, USA, of Irish parentage, Januarius MacGahan began his schooling in America


Jane Edna Hunter
Jane Edna Hunter biography Jane Edna Hunter.

Jane Edna Hunter African American Pioneers: Jane Edna Hunter.
Jane Edna Hunter - Dedication to The Improvement of Black Women : Black History Daily ... Jane Edna Hunter was born Jane Edna Harris, December 13, 1882 to Edward Harris and Harriet Millner
African American Registry: Jane E. Hunter was a South Carolina reformer. On this date in 1882 Jane Edna Hunter was born.
SC African-American History Online March 1991. Jane Edna Hunter.


Garrett Morgan

About Garrett A. Morgan  - biography and quiz about this businessman and inventor from the Department of Transportation.

Garrett A. Morgan - About.com Profile of the inventor of the gas mask and the automatic traffic signal.
Garrett Morgan Garrett Morgan Garrett Morgan This online reading from the Black Inventor Online Museum focuses on Garrett Morgan. This reading briefly explores the life and innovative experiences of Garrett Morgan.
Garrett A. Morgan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Garrett Augustus Morgan Facts, links, and resources for the inventor of the traffic light in 1923.
Garett Morgan ... Hero Garrett Morgan. Genius inventor, and businessman GarrettAugustus Morgan was born in Paris ... Proclamation.
Garrett Morgan This site features information on Garrett Morgan, an African American who invented the gas mask and the first traffic signal. It includes a link to more detailed information and Internet resources on Morgan.

Inventor of the Week: Archive Inventor of the Week Archive. Garrett A. Morgan (1877-1963) The Safety Hood


General Resources

Science and Technology in Ohio
This site uses pages of information, pictures, and primary sources to explain how Ohio-generated science and technology has shaped our world and where it might lead us in the future.


Fun and Games


Fun and Games   Famous Ohioans Phrase Game. Ohio Historical Society


OPLIN: Famous Ohioans  Biographies of famous Ohioans that contain information that you will find useful for research projects and for playing the games.


Quia - Famous Ohioans Uncover the names of these famous Ohioans.






Links updated 2/27/08