United States (1945-1972): Specialized Collections
Online archive the newspaper of the US armed forces from 1948-1999.
Large collection of political posters from around the world, mainly from the 20th century. Useful for the study of the psychology and techniques of propaganda.
Hundreds of primary source documents, photographs, drawings, maps and other American history materials drawn from the holdings of the National Archives. Large collections on aviation and space, civil rights, Civil War, founders and founding documents, presidents, and World War II. Images can be used in papers and presentations.
Gateway to primary sources on the civil rights movement in the U.S., including films, oral histories, government documents, and editorial cartoons.
Encyclopedia of television programs, people, and history. From the Museum of Broadcast Communications. Originally published in 1997 (Ref PN 1992.18 .E5 1997x).
Collection of presidential campaign commercials from 1952 to present, organized by year and theme. Includes commentary, historical background, and election results.
Collection of primary source material related to the Social Security Administration from the 1930s to the present. Includes a detailed chronology, reports and studies, speeches and articles, Presidential statements, legislative histories, oral histories, and public information materials.
Collection of oral histories documenting the wartime activities of Rutgers College alumni and Douglas College alumnae.
Collection of oral histories documenting the civil rights movement from the Tougaloo College Archives in Mississippi. Transcripts include biographical information and tables of contents.
Collection of editorial cartoons created by members of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists. Most cartoons date from the 1960s and 1970s.