United States (1929-1945): Specialized Collections

August 15, 2008

American Radicalism

Collection of primary sources about 20th century radicalism in the United States from the Michigan State University Libraries. Includes resources related to the A.I.M., Asian Americans, birth control, the Black Panthers, the Hollywood Ten, the I.W.W., the Ku Klux Klan, the Rosenberg Case, Sacco and Vanzetti, the Scottsboro Boys, the S.D.S., and Wounded Knee.

August 15, 2008


Collection of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Focus is on radio, television, transportation, beauty and hygiene, and World War II. See Emergence of Advertising in America for advertisements from 1850-1920.

August 15, 2008

Museum of the City of New York Virtual Exhibitions

Collection of online exhibitions about New York City.

August 15, 2008

Race and Place

Collection of primary sources on the racial segregation in Charlottesville, Virginia, from the late 1880s to the mid-20th century. Includes images, newspaper articles, census records, city directories, political broadsides, and maps.

August 15, 2008

Landmark Decisions: A Century of Change (1856-1955)

Full text of eleven decisions reflecting the Supreme Court's changing attitude toward race, from Scott v. Sanford to Brown v. Board of Education.

August 15, 2008

Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties

Compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes from 1778 to 1971.

August 15, 2008

World War II Resources

Collection of primary source materials documenting the diplomatic and military activities of some of the war's major combatants.

August 15, 2008

New Deal Network

Collection of over 20,000 items documenting the New Deal period. Includes photographs, news articles, speeches, letters, political cartoons, books, advertisements, and government documents.


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