How do I find information on what life was like in 1950's?
If you are looking for information on life in the 1950s, you can try the keywords/topics:
- Cold War
- Eisenhower Administration
- Space Race
- Rock and Roll
- Civil Rights Movement
- 1950 or 1950s
For books or ebooks, check the book catalog. To get to the book catalog, start at the Library Home Page (https://sites.google.com/a/baker.edu/online-resources/home), and click on Find Books and Ebooks.
For articles, check the databases below. To get to the Find Articles and Databases page, start at the Library Home Page (https://sites.google.com/a/baker.edu/online-resources/home), click on Find Articles & Databases, and click on History/Geography/World Culture. If you are off-campus you will need to use your 14 digit Library Card number, which can be found on your ID Card or in SOLAR.
- American History Online (Facts on File)
- Gale Virtual Reference Library- type in 1950 and use facets on the left side of the page to narrow results.
- World History Collection (InfoTrac)
For more resources, to get to the Research Guides, start at the Library Home Page (https://sites.google.com/a/baker.edu/online-resources/home), and click on Research Guides.
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