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Have you ever been asked to write a report about someone famous from Arkansas? This pathfinder will help you locate books, websites, and other materials on Arkansans who are famous.
Some Famous Arkansans
John H. Johnson
Paul "Bear" Bryant
If you know the person you would like to research, type the person's name in the library catalog to located books, videos, DVD and Books-on-Tape about that person.
Arkansas Biographical Dictionary (AR 920 Ar4 )Arkansas Handbook (350 H43)
World Book Encyclopedia (Ref 031 Wo89)Some Remarkable Women of Arkansas by Pearl Shoudel (AR 920 AR4)
Arkansans of the Years (AR920 Wi67)Current Biography (920 Cu93)
Online Reference Sources
Kids Search (up to 5th grade) - Search using the name of the person you are researching.
Student Research Center (5th grade and up) - Search using the name of the person you are researching.Gale Discovering Collection - Search using the name of the person you are researching to locate images, biographies and more.
Grolier's Encyclopedias - Search using the name of the person you are researching to locate images, media, biographies, selected websites and more.
History Reference - Search using the name of the person you are researching to locate books and journals articles.
Ebscohost - Select some or all of the following subdatabases: Middle Search Plus, Academic Search Elite, MasterFile Premiere. Search using the name of the person you are researching to locate books and journals articles.American History - Covers American history from 1350 to the present with primary and secondary sources, biographies, e-books and teacher resources.
Encyclopedia of Arkansas
Kids and Family Fun - Famous Arkansans
List of famous Arkansans with biographical information.