in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Biographical Studies. 918 words.
Love, Nat ( June 1854–1921), cowboy and author, was born in Davidson County, Tennessee, the son of Sampson Love and a mother whose name is unknown. Both were slaves owned by Robert Love,...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online September 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Biographical Studies. 889 words.
Selim Aga (c. 1826–1875), freed slave, autobiographer, and explorer, was born in the Muslim kingdom of Taquali, in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, about 1826. The son of a prosperous farmer,...