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Progressive Era to the Jazz Age, 1890-1920: Articles

Selected library and internet resources for research of the Progressive Era to the Jazz Age.

Journal Articles

Journal articles are usually comprised of original research that is focused on a very narrow aspect of a topic. These articles are written by scholars in a given field and are very authoritative and reliable. Journal articles are published more quickly than books, offering more current information.

Find Journal Articles

SLUth Search Plus searches about 50 library databases, including America: History & Life, JSTOR, Project Muse, and the SLU Libraries Catalog.

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Why search an individual library database if it's available in SLUth Search Plus? Advanced search functionality! This is especially important for America: History & Life. See "Search by Historical Period" tab above.

America: History & Life gives you the option to search for journal articles ABOUT a specific historical period. This option is available on the main search screen.

  • Example Keyword Search: Eugenics
  • Historical Period: 1890-1920

Note: Your search may return articles that are about a BROADER time period than you've specified, but the articles will definitely include the historical period you're interested in.

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Find it @ SLU

This button provides links from library databases to online full text articles, when available. It also helps you search for a print version of the article in the SLU Libraries Catalog. If an article isn't available online or in print, you may request it via ILLiad Interlibrary Loan.