[Dewey numbers: 973.922-3]
of U.S. History - Present Cycle (1943 - Present) - http://www.seanet.com/Users/pamur/now.html
"This is, of course, our very own cycle.
Beginning with the birth of our version of the idealist generation, the
Baby Boomers (approximately 1943), and continuing to this very day."
News Archive - http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/
The Television News Archive has systematically
recorded, abstracted, and indexed national television newscasts since 1968.
Although there is limited full-text here, it is excellent as a starting
point, and as a timeline of modern history. Go to a particular date, and
read the transcript of what was covered on the evening TV news that night.
1950s-1970s: Social Reform - http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/themed_collections/topics6.html
Calisphere is the University of California's online collection of primary source materials about California history. This particular page takes you to documents about the civil rights movement, the Free Speech movement, Watts, and the struggle for social justice.
Psychedelic Sixties - http://www.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/sixties/index.html
Emphasis is on the artistic and literary
influences on the 1960s. This exhibition from the University of Virginia
is well documented with images from that period, and traces the roots to
the 19th century of Emerson, Thoreau and Whitman.
Sixties - http://www.slip.net/~scmetro/sixties.htm
The 1960s were a revolutionary, turbulent
time of great social and technological change!
From The Sixties - http://student-www.uchicago.edu/users/alr2/overview.html
"What Conservatives Owe the Decade They
Hate:" an article by one of the experts on the Sixties, Todd Gitlin.
Rock: An Overview - http://student-www.uchicago.edu/users/alr2/overview.html
The story of the rock music that accompanied
the 1960s. Many links to the bands, musicians and songwriters of this influential
period. Helps to understand the social and political upheaval of the times.
of San Francisco Rock 1965-1969 - http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/rock.html
San Francisco was a major center of
rock music in the sixties. Many of the popular bands lived there (Grateful
Dead, Jefferson Airplane, etc.) Many other groups and performers came to
perform at the top venues: Fillmore Auditorium, Winterland, and the Avalon
Ballroom, plus a number of other clubs and halls.
Day In Rock & Roll History - http://www.arrowfm.com/cgi/history.pl
People and events of rock & roll
history are listed day by day. You can also request a particular date to
see what happened.
Rock Photos of Robert Altman - http://www.cea.edu/robert/Catalog.1.html
Many rock stars and groups, as well
as historic events of the sixties, are shown in the photos of photographer
Photography of Niels van Iperen - http://niels.com/
Photos of rock stars, groups, and events,
beginning in the sixties and continuing. Search, browse, or scan alphabetically
From The Sixties Decade - http://www.cea.edu/robert/Page7.MrSixties.html
Photographer's collection of photos
from the 1960s available here.
of CounterCulture - gopher://gopher.well.sf.ca.us:70/11/Community/60sTimeline
How the "generation gap" developed.
Digger Archives - http://www.webcom.com/~enoble/diggers/diggers.html
An unusual group of the S.F. Haight-Ashbury.
- Bands and Artists by Decade - http://www.einet.net/editors/douglas-bell/rock/decade.html
- Brief lists of music recording groups, listed according to the decade in which they were popular.
- The Nixon Links - http://www.tezcat.com/~nrn/nixon/nixon.shtml
- President Richard Nixon's political career spanned more than three decades (50's - 70's). This page attempts to link to information about this remarkable man and his times. (Also includes links to realted people, i.e., V.P. Agnew.)
- Minority Studies Page - http://humanitas.ucsb.edu/shuttle/minority.html
- Huge collection of links to information about minority groups, with an emphasis on civil rights and history of their struggles.
- The Whole World Was Watching: An Oral History of 1968 - http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/1968
- A view of 1968, created thirty years later by students at South Kingston (RI) High School through interviews with Rhode Islanders. Find transcripts, audio, and edited stories about topics such as the Vietnam War, civil rights, and the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. Also find essays, a timeline of events, a glossary, and a bibliography. A joint product between the high school and Brown University. (LII)
Cold War Resources
of Congress Soviet Archives Exhibit - http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/Experimental/soviet.exhibit/entrance.html
Two exhibits: "Internal Workings of
the Soviet System", covers internal politics and aspects of Soviet reality
that were hidden or falsified in official propaganda. "The Soviet Union
and the United States", shows how Soviet-American relations were conducted
between governments, between the publics of the two countries, and between
the Communist parties of the USSR and the USA.
Conflict Archive on the Internet - http://www.ulst.ac.uk/cain/index.htm
A clearinghouse for information on international
War Hot Links - http://www.stmartin.edu/~dprice/cold.war.html
Many Web reources relating to the Cold
War: Postwar Estrangement - http://sunsite.unc.edu/expo/soviet.exhibit/coldwar.html
The postwar split examined.
History Archives - http://neal.ctstateu.edu/history/world_history/archives/cuba.html
Lots of information about Cuba, from
the Communist Revolution onward, both the U.S. and Cuban viewpoints.
and CounterIntelligence - http://www.kimsoft.com:80/kim-spy.htm
How spying played a big part in the
Return to the Redwood
Studies Page | Cybrary
Updated by the Redwood
Cybrary Webspinner: January
Bessie Chin Library @ Redwood High School, 395 Doherty
Drive, Larkspur, CA 94939 -- 415.945.3662