W.J. Harris Company
The W.J. Harris Company published post cards and souvenir information books in the early 1900s.
W. M. Walker
Walker contributed to a work entitled, The Greatest Men of Florida.
Horace Walpole is known mostly as the inventor of the Gothic literary novel. He was a politician, writer, and architectural innovator, as well as…
Booker T. Washington
Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 - November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author and leader of the African American community. He was…
George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799) served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and as…
Herbert George Wells was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The…
Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells (July 16, 1862 - March 25, 1931), aka Ida B. Wells-Barnett, was an African American civil rights advocate and an early…
Edith Wharton (January 24 1862 - August 11 1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer.
Phillis Wheatley (1753 – December 5, 1784) was the first female African American poet to be published in the United States. Her book Poems…
Walter “Walt” Whitman was an American poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist; his most well-known work is Leaves of Grass. His work formed the basis…
John Greenleaf Whittier
John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.
Kate Douglas Wiggin
Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 - August 24, 1923) was an American children's author and educator.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, poet, short story writer and Freemason. Known for his barbed and clever wit, he was one…
Richard Henry Wilde
Richard Henry Wilde (September 24, 1789 - September 10, 1847) was a United States Representative and lawyer from Georgia. After losing a re-election bid…
Margery Williams Bianco (July 22, 1881 - September 4, 1944) was an English-American author, primarily of popular children's books. A professional writer since the…
Constance Fenimore Woolson
Born in Claremont, New Hampshire, Constance Fenimore Woolson was an American writer who first published fiction and essays in magazines such as The Atlantic…
A. H. Wratislaw, M.A.
Albert Henry Wratislaw was a scholar of Slavonic literature and history. His final work was Sixty Folk-Tales from exclusively Slavonic Sources (1889).