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The Modern Civil Rights Movement: Primary Sources: Women's History, Cultural History, & Social History

Welcome to the library guide for HY 430: The Modern Civil Rights Movement! This guide will provide you with helpful resources from the library and across the web.


There are many times you may need statistics for your research papers.  Maybe you need to know something like the number of unemployed Americans during the Great Depression. The resources in this section can help you find these facts.

Census--access U.S. census data, offers email help with the data. 

Historical Statistics of the United States--data on topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America. Fully searchable, this resource permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.

iPOLL--American national poll opinions of particular subjects, includes Gallup Polls, and goes back to 1935.

Statistical Insight--offers stats from the last couple of decades on many topics.

ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research-ICPSR’s data archive contains files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in foreign policy, sociology, demography, public health, education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

African American History

Women's History, Cultural History, & Social History