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THE ROARING TWENTIES-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library  April 12, 2001
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United States History 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE 1920'S

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book,1990 Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 16  in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.27
Cronon, E. David. "Roaring Twenties" v. 16 Roohan, James Edmond. "United  States  History, Economic Boom...."  V. 27 pp.746 +

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Nineteen Twenties United States-History--1919-1923 Twentieth Century
Prohibition Popular culture--United States--History--20th century.  Jazz

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1920s : America enters the modern age Documents  Near Reference Desk
SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS
American decades : 1920-1929 Ref.  973.9 A512D 1920   1995
This fabulous century v. 3. 1920-1930 Ref. 973.9 T448 PRELUDE 

AUDIO VISUALS

American decades, the 1920s [filmstrip]  973.9 A5118A   1971

BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

 American family of the 1920's : paper dolls in  full color  391.009 T564 1988 
 The damned and the beautiful : American  youth in the 1920's 305.2350973 F249 1977
 Babbitts and bohemians; the American 1920's  973.91 S847   1967

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ABOUT THE 1920'S

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to http://www.sailsinc.org. Use Site Index or Frame Menu to locate databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab. We also have an extensive collection of American Heritage Magazines and the  American Heritage Magazine Index which can be searched for articles about this period,
WEB SITES
The Internet Public Library has the Potus American Presidents page. The following presided during the 1920's
Woodrow Wilson Warren Harding Calvin Coolidge Herbert Hoover
The following  sites were obtained from the Cultural History 1920's page  at Kingswood College: Jazz Age; Flapper Culture and Style
Flapper Culture and Style Henry Ford and Mass Production
Gangsters and Crime  (includes 1920's) National  ArchivesDo a search for Volstead Act, Prohibition, etc
Arts of the Twenties Silent Screen Stars
Harlem Renaissance Radio: David Sarnoff's NBC
Prohibition Scopes Trial
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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001