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U. S. History: The Twentieth Century: Primary Source Databases

Guide to the study of the United States in the 20th century.



Manuscripts and Rare Books

Multi-format Collections

Records for Individuals

Government and Legal Documents

Press, Images, and Video

History and Medieval Studies Librarian

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Shaina Anderson
Hodges Library
Subjects: History

Babe Ruth, 1917

Ruth playing for Boston Red Sox at Comiskey Park, Chicago.  From Chicago Daily News. 
American Memory.

World War II poster

From AP Images

Sanitation Strike, Memphis, 1968

From AP Images

Photographer Charlie Kelly

March 29, 1968

On the Moon, July 20, 1969

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot during Apollo 11 on the moon
From:  National Archives and Records Administration