United States (1945-1972): Specialized Collections

August 15, 2008

AAEC Editorial Cartoon Digital Collection

Collection of editorial cartoons created by members of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists. Most cartoons date from the 1960s and 1970s.

August 15, 2008

Civil Rights Documentation Project Oral History Transcripts

Collection of oral histories documenting the civil rights movement from the Tougaloo College Archives in Mississippi. Transcripts include biographical information and tables of contents.

August 15, 2008

Rutgers Oral History Archives of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War

Collection of oral histories documenting the wartime activities of Rutgers College alumni and Douglas College alumnae.

August 15, 2008

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Books

Collection of declassified United States government documents on foreign affairs and national security since World War II. Documents are grouped by topic or region of the world and cover nuclear history, U.S. intelligence and government secrecy, humanitarian interventions, the 9/11 attacks, and more.

August 15, 2008

Free Speech Movement Archives

Collection of primary sources related to the Free Speech Movement at the University of California at Berkeley (1964-65) and its aftermath. The site's resources are complemented by the online collection of the Bancroft Library's Free Speech Movement project.

August 15, 2008

Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security

Primary document collections related to the development of NATO and the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War, their mutual threat perceptions, and military plans.

August 15, 2008

Ad*Access

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

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

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

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.

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