New Database: The Sixties

Need some primary documents for your research on the Sixties? Or are you just feeling a little groovy? If so, we have just added a new database that might be just what you need: The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960 – 1974. This database documents the key events, trends, and movements in 1960s America, vividly conveying the zeitgeist of the decade and its effects into the middle of the next. The database contains letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, as well as accounts from official, radical, and alternative organizations, posters, broadsides, pamphlets, advertisements, and Universal newsreel footage of the times. The collection is further enhanced by scholarly research guides, featuring richly annotated primary-source content that is analyzed and contextualized through interpretive essays by leading historians.

This database, as well as others, can be found on our database page:

http://library2.fairfield.edu/dblist.php#S

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