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US History-Living History Project: Korean War

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

This leaflet from North Korea aims to discourage the South Korean army: “Children are crying over their dead mother as a soldier tries not to hear their cries.” Library of Congress. 

Subject Reference Sources

Subject Database resources related to the Korean War. *

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

Magazine and Newspaper Databases

Use the ProQuest Historical Newspapers Complete and World New Digest for newspaper articles from the Korean War era. Search ProQuest Magazines, Newspapers & Journals for more recently published magazine articles on your topic.

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

The Korean War: Fire & Ice

Korean War Overview

Database Type Key

primary : Contains primary sources.

starter : Great resource for beginning research.

News : Contains news and/or other current events resources.

scholarly : Contains articles from academic and professional journals.

: Requires username & password from home.

: Text-to-Speech function.

: Contains audio.

Web Resources

Korean War from Korean Perspectives

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

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If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

If you are having login trouble, please let the Library know by filling out this brief Login Problems Form  so we can fix it.


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