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HIST 395 Politics and Culture in Cold War America: The 1950s: Journal Articles/Databases

Provides information from government and non-government resources on this decade in U.S. History.

Journal Articles/Databases

Journal Articles and Other Databases

The Libraries subscribe to numerous databases providing access to scholarly journal articles, documentary collections, and newspaper articles on subjects from this class' time period.  Thse include:

America:  History and Life (Indexes articles from U.S. and Canadian History Journals.
Historical Statistics of the United States (Statistics on numerous topics from U.S. Government agencies.)
Humanities Abstracts (Indexes articles from history journals and other humanities journals.)
NexisUni (Provides access to federal and state court opinions.)
New York Times Historical (Articles from this paper from 1851-2006)
ProQuest Historical Annual Reports (Features annual reports from selected companies from 1844-present.  These reports have been legally required by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) for publicly traded companies since 1934.  They contain company perspectives on existing financial and market conditions.) See here for a database of Purdue Libraries company annual reports collection in the HIKS Library's Repository.
Wall Street Journal Historic (Feature articles from this premier newspaper from 1889-1992.)

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