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Madson Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide: United States History
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Lies My Teacher Told Me

everything your American history textbook got wrong

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The bronze screen

100 years of the Latino image in Hollywood [DVD]

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images of women and minorities in advertising

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Celluloid Indians

Native Americans and film

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Culture and the ad

exploring otherness in the world of advertising

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Killing us softly 4

advertising's image of women [DVD]


examples of search terms: speeches, letters, diary or diaries, autobiography, poems,... 

or search for a particular person ex. bob dylan or a particular topic ex. protest songs

try Filters/Limiters such as: dates, American Literature, History since 1865, format ex. print book ...

Zinn Resources @ your library

Streaming films @ your library

Sample streaming video titles


Quick History Article Search in Academic Search, History Ref Center, and MasterFile

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Find primary source periodicals - magazines and newspapers

The Truax Library has a small collection of some historical backfiles of print magazines:

  • Look: 1963-10/71
  • Life: 1963-1972. 1985-5/00
  • Current History: 1970-1999
  • Foreign Affairs: 1970-
  • National Geographic: 1960-1969 1971-1978 1980 to present
  • Time: 1970- present
  • Vital Speeches of the Day: from 10/15/65-- (volumes 33 and 42 are missing) to Current year

Some other sources to check: