Turn of the Century - Twentieth Century Events - By decade

From Golden Telescope Research Guides

Resource for each decade 1900s-2000s

Follow these steps to access a portal for each decade.
  • STEP ONE: Click Browse Topics on top menu bar.
  • STEP TWO: Click Decade 1900 - 2000

1950s

  • The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment "Library 2000" Fund, presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.
  • the Date tab will take you to the ads for specific years.
  • Published by Time Life Magazine, photos and essays about events in each decade.
  • Gary West has contributed to the media with his own syndicated newspaper articles during the 1990's. His "this week in pop culture history" was a contributor to the History Channel and their version of the genre. Mr. Pop also echoed into such shows such as, "Behind The Hits," game show "Jeopardy" and other MTV/VH1 shows and countless radio shows. West was first published in 2006 with a book about the 1960's and has inspired others to write books about pop culture.

1910s

  • One of the most influential American art shows.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page, click Tour the Armory.

1900s

1890s

  • Exposition designed to showcase the USA to the world.


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