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Research Guides

United States

The primary sources listed in this column are all full-text and cover 20th century American history. History Day students will need to visit the UW Libraries in order to use those that have a lock icon . Sources without the lock icon are freely available.

Additional primary sources for U.S. history including those freely available on the web can be found on the American history research guide

American Newspapers & Magazines

This lists a selection of American digitized newspapers and magazines for the 20th century. Additional newspapers including those in microfilm are listed on the News guide.

US Government Sources

Streaming Video Collections

Other US Primary Sources

This is just a selection of primary sources dealing with 20th c. American history. Additional primary sources including those freely available on the web can be found on the American history research guide

Rest of the World

The primary sources listed in this column are all full-text and cover 20th century world history. History Day students will need to visit the UW Libraries in order to use those that have a lock icon . Sources without the lock icon are freely available.

Additional primary sources for world history including those freely available on the web can be found on the history guides for different regions of the world

World Newspapers & Magazines

This lists a selection of world digitized newspapers and magazines for the 20h century. Additional newspapers including those in microfilm are listed on the News guide.

Non-US Government Sources

Streaming Video Collections

Other Non-US Primary Sources

This is just a selection of primary sources dealing with 20th c. world history. For additional primary sources including those freely available on the web can be found on the history guides for different regions of the world.