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1920's Research (Kosanovic)

Databases:

There are several databases that will be useful for researching the 1920's time period. Databses will include the following types of resources: Reference books, news articles, journal articles, videos, essays, transcripts and primary sources. Databases will also give you the MLA citation for each resource that you find. Here is a list of databases that would be useful and where to access them:

eLibrary Curriculum Edition: A good place to start your research. You can begin by searching 1920's in general, or be more specific with your topics.
Gale Biography Resource in Context: Need biographic information about a famous person who lived during the 1920's? This is a fabulous resource.
Gale Virtual Reference: Search American Decades 1920-1929 volume for all topics. Search American Decades Primary Sources 1920-1929 volume for all topics.
Student Resource in Context: A good place to start your research. You can begin by searching 1920's in general, or be more specific with your topics.
US History in Context: A great place to start. You can begin by searching 1920's.

Note: If you are accessing a database ouside of the school(NOT on your Chromebook), you will be required to use a username and password. You can access database brochure under the Research Links on the library webpage. The username is leyden and password is eagle.
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Web Resources:


HOUSING
Urbanization of America

FASHION

American Decades eBook

ECONOMY

American History: a new place in the world

American Decades eBook: Economy


Historical Snapshot of Life in the Roaring Twenties - Site Map

Digital History: The Jazz Age
The Jazz Age: The American 1920s. n.d. Web. 10 January 2011. http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=441.

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events 1920-1929
Campbell, Donna. Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events 1920-1929. Washington State University. Web. 11 January 2011. http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/1920.htm.

"The Roaring Twenties" Thinkquest
The Roaring Twenties. Thinkquest. Web. 11 January 2011. http://library.thinkquest.org/C005846/The_1920/the1920.htm

Harvard University 1920s Research Project

Books:

There are several reference books that have been pulled for this project on a cart for your use. You can find more resources through the Destiny Book Catalog. Citations can be generated using Destiny Resource Lists. Don't know how? Ask a librarian for help!