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HIST 2020: Survey of US History, 1877-Present: 1960s / 1970s

Presidential Libraries and Collections

Digital Collections

Historical Newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers - searches the Atlanta Constitution, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and three African American newspapers: the Chicago Defender, New Amsterdam News, and the Norfolk Journal and Guide. Users can limit a search to a specific date or date range under "Search Options." 

Advertising: Television, Magazines, and Billboards

Red Cross Billboard

Outdoor Advertisting Association of America Slide Library (Duke University Libraries) More than 11,000 images of ads covering a wide range of products (cars, soft drinks), services (banking), destinations (San Diego Zoo), and social issues (alcohol and drug abuse).

AdViews (Duke University Libraries) offers thousands of television commercials created or collected by the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B) advertising agency, dated 1950s - 1980s.

Vogue Archive Full contents of Vogue magazine (US edition) in full color page image, from 1892 to the present.


Documentaries / Historic Film

Apollo 11

Flight of Apollo 11: The Eagle has Landed (American History in Video)

At the River I Stand (California Newsreel, 1993, 59 min.) Memphis in 1968

Freedom on Film: Civil Rights in Georgia (University of Georgia)

The Land is Rich (1966, 27 min.) documents the Delano Grape Strike 

The March (PBS, 2013)

Monterey Pop (1968)

Television News