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America in the 1950s: Locating Books

A library guide for America in the 1950s course taught on the Camden Campus by Dr. Janet Golden

Using the Library Catalog

Locating Books

These subject headings may be useful when looking for books in the Library Catalog:

  • Cold War
  • United States History 1945-1953
  • United States History 1953-1961
  • United States Social Life and Customs 1945-1970

Try using the keyword search option in addition to subject headings. Use your topic as search terms, for example "women and fifties" or "mccarthyism."