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US History-Living History Project: 1960s: Late 60s

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

National Guard and police, Detroit Riots July 1967 [detail], Image: Howard Bingham/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty, online: Cris Wild: Remembering the Detroit Riots of 1967 (CC by 2.0)

Great Society & the War on Poverty

News Resources, Magazines, & Journals via GBS Databases

Use the Turbulent 60s  as well as ProQuest Historical Newspapers Complete and World New Digest for newspaper articles written during the 1950s. Search General One File and Platinum Periodicals 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.

Music of the 1960s

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 Century: America's Time: 1965-70 Unpinned

Continuity & Change: 1945-1980

Database 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.

Hippies & Social Unrest in the late 1960s

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.

Assassinated political leaders of the late 1960s

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.

Home Access to Databases

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

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username and password (the same ones you use to login to the GBS computers & Power School) to log in:

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.


**You will have to be logged into your GBS Google Apps account to access the document.

 


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