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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 200C: The 1970s


Shirley Chisholm campaign buttons, 1972. Chisholm was the first African-American candidate to run for president of the United States. From Stephanie Mitchell, "Pinning their hopes on buttons," Harvard Gazette, March 24, 2016, Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell. 


Use this guide to find background information,and primary and secondary sources for your research project.

If you have any questions about this guide, or about your research for this class, please don't hesitate to contact us!

Celestina Savonius-Wroth, PhD
Assistant Professor, University Library 
History, Religious Studies, Newspaper, and Jewish Studies Librarian 
Head, History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
(217) 300 3520 |

Guide Info

Guide created March 13, 2017.