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US History: Living History Project (2024)

Reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

Cold War


The Century: America's Time: 1946-1952 (45:00)
Origins of the Cold War (12:00)
McCarthy & the Red Scare
Marshall Plan / Cold War in Europe
Primary Source: 1962 Fallout Shelter Handbook
1962 Fallout Shelter Handbook

GBS Historical News Databases

All historical news resources require your GBS username (ID number) and GBS password for home access

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