See also: the page for Demographic Groups in the Military section; Genocide under Civil & Human Rights page; and History Day Previous Topics guide.
This is only a very small sample of resources. See specific topics too.
Many of the federal documents highlighted by the Government Publishing Office (GPO) may be available at the Connecticut State Library or other FDLP libraries.
These are guides from other libraries. The Connecticut State Library may have many of the federal documents listed on these guides. Most likely you will not have access to most of the subscription databases listed. A library card from the Connecticut State Library (CSL) is required to access our subscription databases that offer remote access through our use license.
There may be useful links to freely accessible web information.
Active in WWI mostly.
Created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt for World War II (WWII) on June 13, 1942 by Executive Order 9182 and in existence until 1945. It consolidated several government organizations into one. Journalist Elmer Davis was tapped to head the OWI. Like the Committee on Public Information (CPI), the OWI had both foreign and domestic divisions. OWI established Voice of America (VOA) and the Bureau of Motion Pictures (BMP) worked with Hollywood film makers.
Many scientific advances came out of WWII. Some projects are better known than others, such as the Manhattan Project or Bat Bombs.
These are just some of the resources available. Also search our catalog and databases.
The library has extensive resources, search our library catalog.
These are guides from other libraries. The Connecticut State Library (CSL) may have the U.S. Government Documents listed, but most likely would not have access to subscription databases listed. Other libraries in your area may, or may not, have access to subscription databases. A CSL library card is required for remotes access to our subscription databases.
See archived research guides.
See other sections of this guide as well. These are only a few examples of resources available.
See the section of this guide on Women in the Military.
For items in subscription databases, a card for the Connecticut State Library is required.
First is a link to the entire database. Then there is a link to specific items, if that is possible. You will need to enter your CSL library card to access these online. Most congressional documents are available in the library and at other FDLP libraries near you. Contact us for help.
These are only a few suggestions. It is always recommended to search our library catalog.
These are only a few suggested search terms that might help you find information in our library catalog.
Medicine, Experimental -- Law and legislation
Human experimentation in medicine
Human experimentation in medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects
Human experimentation in medicine -- Social aspects
These are only a few suggested sources. It is always recommended that you search our library catalog and databases.