Primary Sources for Twentieth Century America: Twentieth Century Primary Source Collections
Primary source databases for the study of 20th century American history.
Chronicling America Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages.
Proquest Historical Newspapers Database of early twentieth century US newspapers including the Atlanta Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, New York Tribune, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.
Proquest Newspapers Dgitial Archive of major US newspapers from the early/late 1980s to the present.
Ethnic NewsWatch, 1960-present Digital collection of U. S. newspapers, magazines, and journals of ethnic, minority, and native presses, searchable in English and Spanish. The database includes both current (1990-present) and historical (1960-1989) indexes.
Everyday Life & Women in America, 1800-1920 Full text of momographs, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsides from Duke university's Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, and the New York Public Library.
American Periodicals Series Online
A major primary source collection for historical research. Includes digitized images of American periodicals from the colonial period through the beginning of the 20th century. More than 1,000 periodicals from all fields will be covered in the completed product.
Digital collection of current issues and backfiles of a number of leading U.S. opinion publications including the New Yorker (1925-present), the Nation (1865-present), Commentary (1945-present), the American Spectator (1967-present), the National Review (1955-present), New Republic (1914-present), Commonweal (1924-present), the New York Review of Books (1965-present), and Harper's (1850-present).
Hein Online Database of legal journals and various government documents, such as the Foreign Relations of the United States, Federal Register, and League of Nations Official Journal.
Public Papers of the Presidents The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States are published by the Federal Register. It contains materials that were compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. It includes volumes covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton.