The Decades Pathfinder



  • Use the MEL (Michigan E-library) database to learn about genetics.
  • Click on the Mel icon above or type in in your Internet browser.

Click on the Teens link found in the table located on the left side.

  • The Teen Gateway Resource page appears.
  • Key Resources appears.  
  • Click onto Expanded Academic ASAP
    This database is geared for AP high school students and college researchers.
  • Click onto the Gale virtual Reference Library link.
    Recommended for the general user.  Includes full text articles. This is a database of encyclopedias.
  • Click onto the General Reference Center Gold.  
    Recommended for the general user.  Mostly full tex articles including sources such as business periodicals, reference books, maps and newspaper articles. 
  • InfoTrac Student Edition is another database found on Mel. 
    This database is recommended for high school.  Mostly full text articles are included.  There are over 1,100 titles, cross searchable with E- books, this database gives access to a variety of maps, newspapers, podcasts, and and reference books on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history and more!


Online Encyclopedia



"This Day In History" Sites

Music and Media









Books and Print Resources

Find a sampling of book titles about the decades found in Churchill's library listed below:

  • The Roaring Twenties: An Eyewitness History by Tom Streissguth, 2001, call number REF 973.91S
  • America in the 1950s by Edmund Lindop, 2002, call number 973.92L 
  • The 1960s by Jennifer A Hurley, 2000, call number 306.0973 H.
  • The 20th Century Year by Year: The people and events that shaped the last hundred years by Charles Phillips, 1999, call number 909.82 C.

To find additional books about Afghanistan in our library, go to our online catalog at http://library. Some key words to consider using in the search include:

  • 20th Century
  • Twentieth Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • Nineteen Fifties
  • 1930s
  • The Roaring 20s
  • The Dust Bowl
  • The New Deal
  • Prohibition
  • The Great War, World War I
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Immigration
  • The Jazz Age
  • Flappers
  • Women's Voting / Suffrage
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Harry S Truman

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