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Resource Guide:
American Century

Digital Open Education Resources

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Immigration stations--Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.)--1900-1910.
  • Suffrage–United States–History
  • Social gospel
  • Prohibition–United States
  • Populist Party (U.S.)
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
  • Yellow journalism–1900-1910
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Journal of the Gilded Age and Progessive Era
  • American History
  • Journal of American History
  • Journal of American Ethnic History
  • Journalism History
  • Economic History Review
  • Eugenics Quarterly

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Populism : the humane preference in America, 1890-1900E 661 .C56
We are all Americans, pure and simple : Theodore Roosevelt and the myth of AmericanismE 757 .D67 2007
The progressive era and race : reaction and reform, 1900-1917E 185.6 .S68 2005
A nation by design : immigration policy in the fashioning of AmericaHV 6483 .Z65 2006
Treacherous texts : U.S. suffrage literature, 1846-1946JK 1896 .T74 2010
Rags and ragtime : a musical historyML 3560 .J37 1989
Muckraking and objectivity : journalism’s colliding traditionsPN 4888 .E8 M57 1990