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US History-Living History Project: Daley & the 1968 Democratic Convention

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

Protesters & Chicago Police, Grant Park. via Pat Thomas.

Subject Reference Databases & E-Book Resources

Subject Database & E-Book resources related to Richard J. Daley and the 1968 Democratic Convention.

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.

Newspaper & Magazine Databases

Use ProQuest Historical Newspapers Complete and World New Digest for newspaper articles about the 1968 Democratic Convention and related events. Search Proquest  Newspapers, Magazines & 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.

Chicago 1968

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

Here are some very good 1968 Democratic Convention and Chicago related websites.

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