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1900s  1910s  1920s  1930s  1940s  1950s  1960s  1970s  1980s  1990s

 

1900s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs0.html
Good selection of links, including coverage of immigration and fashion.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade00.html
Information and links on art, architecture, literature, fashion, fads, education, historic events, technology, music, people, theater, and film.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1900s
Wikipedia has a short overview of the science, technology, arts, literature, and politics of the 1900s. Each category has numerous links, and an extensive list of famous people. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1910s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs1.html
Contains lots of links to World War I information, and culture and daily life.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade10.html
Information and links on art, architecture, literature, fashion, fads, historic events, technology, music, people, theater, film, and radio. 1910s

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1910s
Wikipedia has a short overview of the science, technology, arts, literature, culture, economy and politics of the 1910s. Each category has numerous links, and an extensive list of famous people. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1920s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs2.html
Contains many good links on politics, culture, prohibition and the Harlem Renaissance.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade20.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, fashion, fads, events, people, music, theater, film, and radio.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1920s
Wikipedia has a short overview of the technology, science, politics, economics, arts, literature, and culture of the 1920s. Each category has numerous links, and an extensive list of famous people. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1930s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs3.html
Lots of links, with emphasis on the Great Depression. Also covers music, film, and politics.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade30.html
Excellent site with information and links on the Great Depression, art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, events, people, music, theater, film, and radio.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1930s
Wikipedia has a short overview of the technology, science, politics, economics, arts, literature, and culture of the 1930s. Each category has numerous links, and an extensive list of famous people, politicians and entertainers. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1940s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs4.html
Lots of good links, especially for World War II and the Holocaust.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade40.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, historic events, music, theater, film, television, and radio

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940s
Wikipedia has a short overview of the technology, science, politics, economics, arts, literature, and culture of the 1940s. Each category has numerous links, and an extensive list of famous people, politicians, entertainers and musicians. The World War II linked article is very comprehensive. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1950s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs5.html
Good variety of links, especially for the Cold War and the Korean War. Also coverage of music, television, and literature.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade50.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, events, technology, music, theater, film, television, and radio.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1950s
Wikipedia has a fairly thorough overview of the political and social movements, science, economics, arts, literature, entertainment, and culture of the 1950s. Each category has numerous links, and an extensive list of famous people, politicians, entertainers and musicians. The World War II linked article is very comprehensive. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content

 

1960s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs6.html
Numerous links to sites on music, culture, Vietnam War, Cold War, and nuclear weapons.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade60.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, events, technology, music, theater, film, television, and radio

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960s
Broad overview of the 1960s, with links to Vietnam War, civil rights movement, culture, and music. Some useful external links at the end of the article. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1970s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs7.html
Lots of links on the Vietnam War, politics, music, television, and more.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade70.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, events, technology, music, theater, film, television, and radio.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970s
Wikipedia has a fairly broad overview of the political and social movements, literature, architecture, television, sports, and technology of the 1970s. Each category has numerous links. Be sure to scroll to the United States focus under each category. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content

 

1980s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs8.html
Lots of links on music, film, politics and more.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade80.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, events, technology, music, theater, film, and television.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980s
Numerous links from topics such as science, politics, economics, culture, fashion, music, television, film, and sports. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

1990s

Alameda County Library
You’ll need your library card number to access the Student Resource Center. You’ll find full-text information from reference books, magazines, journals, newspapers, and primary sources, including instructions for citing these sources. The library pays for you to be able to access this database, so it is important to realize that this database is not the Internet. Even though you access it using an Internet browser, you are not searching the "open" Internet. Therefore, this database should not count as an Internet source.

Chico High School Library
http://melvil.chicousd.org/decs9.html
Plenty of links on music, literature, television, and the Gulf War.

Kingwood College Library’s American Cultural History
http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade80.html
Excellent site with information and links on art, architecture, literature, education, fashion, fads, history, technology, music, theater, film, television, and notable people.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990s
Numerous links from topics such as science, politics, economics, culture, fashion, music, television, film, and technology. Wikipedia is a free, collaborative online encyclopedia, to which anyone can add or edit content.

 

 

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