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Of Mice and Men



Database Resources

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Try searching author and novel information in some of the literature encyclopedias available.

Biography in Context - Type in the search term "John Steinbeck."

World History in Context - Type in the search term "women" AND "1930s" or "migratory workers" for examples of historical context.


Web Resources

Revolutions in Communication Website - Great information on Hollywood's new creative directions, entering a "Golden Age" of creativity and exploration.

Hollywood's Golden Age Website - Information on actors/ actresses and movies from that time period.  

American Experience- Mass Exodus From the Plains - An article illustrating how migrant workers survived the Dust Bowl.

Voices from the Dust Bowl - This migrant worker collection documentes the everyday life of migrant workers in central California in 1940 and 1941.

Monterey County Historical Society - A short history of Salinas, California.