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To Kill a Mockingbird--Option #2

To Kill a Mockingbird Pathfinder

Possible Ideas for Research

 

Civilian Conservation Corps & New Deal

Harper Lee

Civil Rights

Jim Crow Laws

Duluth Lynchings

Ku Klux Klan

Dust Bowl

Prohibition

Eleanor & Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Scottsboro Boys Trial

The Great Depression

Stock Market Crash of 1929

 

REQUIRED databases for research:

 

Britannica Online Academic

 

Gale -  Discovering Collection

 

Be sure to print off your sources.


Additional websites for research:

 

Information about the Civilian Conservation Corps and New Deal:

 

New Deal Network

A site maintained by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute that

includes primary documents, lesson plans, images, and an amazing amount

of information.

         

The New Deal from the National Archives

Links to web sites relating to the New Deal era for research on New Deal agriculture, labor, and arts programs.

 

Information about Civil Rights:

 

          African-American Resources on the Internet

          Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive

          Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement

          NAACP

Documenting the American South – primary sources from the University of North Carolina

 

Information about the Duluth Lynchings:

 

Duluth News Tribune/Newsbank

Minneapolis Star Tribune/Newsbank

This collection of Duluth News Tribune articles is located with the Duluth Public Library databases.  The password is on the gold tag taped to your computer.  Sort by oldest date first.  Search Duluth Lynchings or Clayton, Jackson, McGhie Memorial

 

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial – Official Site

 

Minnesota Historical Society – Duluth Lynching

 

Teaching Tolerance - Southern Poverty Law Center

 

Information about the Dust Bowl:

 

American Memory—Library of Congress—Voices from the Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl—PBS

 

Information about Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt:

 

           Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

 

Information about The Great Depression:

 

Timeline of the Great Depression

 

Information about Harper Lee:

 

Biography Resource Center

This Duluth Public Library database has great biographic articles that come from reference books.  You’ll find chronological events from the Presidents’ lives as well as magazine articles, pictures, and web sites.  The password is on the gold tag taped to your computer.  Choose Biography Resource Center from the list.

 

Harper Lee today:

An article from The New York Times about Harper Lee.

 

Information about Jim Crow Laws:

 

Jim Crow History Websites

         

          Remembering Jim Crow—American Radio Works

 

          Rise and Fall of Jim Crow--PBS

 

Information about the Ku Klux Klan:

 

About the Ku Klux Klan - Anti-Defamation League

 

Alabama KKK Timeline

 

Information about Prohibition:

 

Temperance and Prohibition—Information about the prohibition of alcohol from Ohio State University

 

          FBI History

 

Information about the Scottsboro Trial:

 

Famous American Trials

 

The Scottsboro Trial - PBS


Information about the Stock Market Crash of 1929:


The Crash of 1929 – The American Experience

 

Stock Market Crash - PBS

 

Information about the 1930s:

American Cultural History by the Decades:  great site for information on the 1930s

American Memory Collection
America in the ‘30s—University of Virginia
The People History—1930s 

 

CITING Models

Taken from the East Library Page – Citing Resources

 

For Britannica:

 

Marsh, Dave. “Elvis Presley.” Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopedia  Britannica, 2012.  Web. 29 Oct. 2012.

For Discovering Collection:

 

Isaacs, Jonathan D., and Neil D. Isaacs. “Presley, Elvis Aron (1935-1977).” Encyclopedia of World Biography. Ed. Suzanne M. Bourgoin. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. Discovering Collection. Web. 29 Oct. 2012.

For a webpage:


“Elvis’ Life In Music.” Elvis Presley: Official Site of the King of Rock n’ Roll. Elvis Presley Enterprises, 2012. Web. 29 Oct. 2012.

 

For Print :

 

Guranick, Peter. Careless Love: the Unmaking of Elvis Presley. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. Print.

 

SAMPLE WORKS CITED PAGE

 

Works Cited

“Elvis’ Life In Music.” Elvis Presley: Official Site of the King of Rock n’ Roll. Elvis Presley Enterprises, 2012. Web. 29 Oct. 2012.

Guranick, Peter. Careless Love: the Unmaking of Elvis Presley. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. Print.

Isaacs, Jonathan D., and Neil D. Isaacs. “Presley, Elvis Aron (1935-1977).” Encyclopedia of World Biography. Ed. Suzanne M. Bourgoin. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. Discovering Collection. Web. 29 Oct. 2012.

Marsh, Dave. “Elvis Presley.” Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopedia  Britannica, 2012.  Web. 29 Oct. 2012.

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