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American Memory


Gale Virtual Reference Library History Study Center

The usernames and passwords for these databases are in the Redbook, in the Student Resources section, and can be obtained in the LRC.


Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan

Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan during the trial



WWI Poster "Will You Back Me or Back Booze", Ohio Historical Society

Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points

Woodrow Wilson

Image source:  The History

Society in the 1920's

PBS Prohibition

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Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

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Harlem Renaissance Video

History Channel:  Harlem Renaissance Video

League of Nations


Flappers - The Roaring Twenties


Stock Market Crash of 1929


ABC's The Century: America's Time Boom to Bust

Part 1 of 3 Part 2 of 3 Part 3 of 3

American Democrarcy on Google Art & Culture

American Democracy

  • American Democracy
    Information about every past President, elections and campaigns, First Ladies, and defining moments of Presidencies, curated by Google Arts and Culture.


Prosperity & Thrift

Image source:  Library of Congress

Treaty of Versailles

Traty of Versailles

Associated Press:  Seated together in Paris, 1919, are the Big Four leaders of the Allies. Left to right: Vittorio Orlando, David Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau and Woodrow Wilson.

Silent Movies

1920's Movies

Image source:Hollywood Movie

Warren G. Harding

Warren G Harding

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Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

Image Source:  Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation


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