†† Researching the 1960ís

††††††††††† Prepared for Mr.Weinertís class.

††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

 

 

Abby Hoffman

   

A. Catalog:

                1. Cherokee Library Catalog: Start→Programs→Cherokee Library.

In the subject, area type:1960ís or specific area you are researching

 

                   2. Cherokee Media Web Page:

Cherokee Book and Audio Visual Catalog http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/

The same search can be done from home through the Cherokee Media Web Page.

 

 

B.Research Databases:http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/

                 *For home access: Get a bookmark with the passwords from wither media center.

 

        Facts on File:

††† Select the American History Database. Choose 1960 decade.

 

        Discovering Collection:

††† Select History Search or select Multimedia Gallery for images.

 

        History Resource Center: U.S:

††††††† Under Advanced Search type Sixties and America or

††††† Under Basic Search type: topic of 1960; e.g. music of 1960

 

        World History- ABC Clio:

Useful for its historical and political perspective.Type in Sixties or each†† individual year.

 

 

C.Websites:

        1960ís Timeline

http://www.timelines.info/history/continents_and_countries/north_america/united_states_of_america/the_twentith_century/1960's/

 

 

 

        American Cultural History - 1960-1969

This site provides an overview of the decade covering subject areas as the arts, leisure, literature, sports, fashion and more.

http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade60.html

 

        United States History Index - 1960-1969

Originally created by the University of Kansas, this site provides links to major events of the decade.

††††† http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/ERAS/20TH/1960s.html

 

 

 

       Links to the 1960ís

The Alameda County Library web page provides links to various other sites that explore the 1960ís.
http://www.aclibrary.org/teenroom/1960s.asp

 

       The Psychedelic 60ís

This webpage, authored by the University of Virginia, provides an overview to the social and historical aspects of the Sixties.

††††††††††††††††††††††† http://www.lib.virginia.edu/small/exhibits/sixties/

 

       The Fashion Era

Developed by two British educators, this site offers a wealth of information on fashion in the 1960ís including photos.

http://www.fashion-era.com/the_1960s_mini.htm

 

       Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

††††††† http://www.rockhall.com/timeline/

 

       Vietnam the American Experience by PBS

††††† http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/

 

       Vietnam: Yesterday and Today by Sandra Witttman/Oakton Community College

††† http://servercc.oakton.edu/~wittman/

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Prepared by A. Martinez - February 2006

Posted by L.D., 2/2006