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American (Modern) History - History 499

A guide created for History 499, World War II era America.

Subject Headings in the Library Catalog

The following links will take you out to hyperlinked subject headings in the library catalog. Just click on the subject heading to be taken to relevant library resources.

World War, 1939-1945

World War, 1939-1945, Campaigns

United States 1960 


Nixon, Richard M.

United States - Foreign Relations - Vietnam

Cold War

Vietnam War

Keyword searching is another - and more flexible - way of searching the catalog. Try a keyword search for your topic word, but keep it simple - just a word or two. When keyword searching, you can also limit your search by language, material type, or location in the library.

Bound Journals

The library has issues of many magazines dating back to the 1960's and earlier. Bound Periodicals are located on the first floor. Search the Online Catalog for titles such as:

  • Life
  • The New Yorker
  • Newsweek
  • Time
  • U.S. News and World Report

Reference Books