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HIST 468 Recent American History: Presidential Libraries

Provides access to scholarly governmental and non-governmental resources on U.S. History from post-World War II to the present.

Presidential Libraries

Presidential librararies, administered by the National Archives,  are excellent sources for documenting presidential activities and the policies pursued by their administrations.  Websites of these libraries have a wide variety of accessible information resources including audio visual materials.  Examples of these sites include:

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Harry S. Truman Library
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
John F. Kennedy Library
Lyndon B. Johnson Library
Richard Nixon Library
Gerald Ford Library
Jimmy Carter Library
Ronald Reagan Library
George Bush Library
William J. Clinton Library
George W. Bush Presidential Center

See the White House website for Donald Trump Administration presidency documentation

Barack Obama Foundation  

Chicago will be the site of the Obama Library

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