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Comp Research Resources 2022-2023: Post-War Era

StoryCorps: Teenagers in the 1950s

The StoryCorp organization archives stories from everyday people and their experiences.   You can search their archives for primary sources about regular people reflecting on major events or just sharing significant moments from their everyday life. 


What defines the post WWII era?

The defining events of this era:

  • Cold War
  • Vietnam War
  • Civil Rights

Just a few of the e-books addressing these topics in our Virtual Reference  database are: