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An excellent way to discover additional resources is to browse for books in relevant call number ranges. United States history is organized chronologically and divided up based on the presidencies. The list below is not complete; I have omitted some details from the full list of call number ranges but have tried to emphasize key items to help you isolate time periods and topics.
E660 - E738 - United States, Late 19th century, 1865-1900
E668 - Reconstruction, 1865-1877
E740 - E837.7 - United States, 20th century (especially first half)
E740.5 - General, Sources and documents
E751 - McKinley, 1901
E756 - E760 - Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909
E761 - E765 - Taft, 1909-1913
E766 - E783 - Wilson, 1913-1921 (WWI)
E784 - E805 - 1919-1933, Harding-Coolidge-Hoover era, "The Twenties"
E806 - E812 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 (Great Depression, start of WWII)
E813 - E816 - Truman, 1945-1953 (end of WWII, start of the Cold War)
E835 - E837.7 - Eisenhower, 1953-1961
E838 - E889 - United States, Later 20th century, 1961-2000
E838.3 - General, Sources and documents
E841 - E843 - Kennedy, 1961-1963 (Civil Rights Movement)
E846 - E851 - Johnson, 1963-1969 (Vietnam, Civil Rights Movement)
E855 - E861 - Nixon, 1969-1974 (Watergate)
E865 - E868 - Ford, 1974-1977
E872 - E875 - Carter, 1977-1981
E876 - E880 - Reagan, 1981-1989
E881 - E884 - George H. W. Bush, 1989-1993 (end of the Cold War, collapse of Communism in Europe, Gulf War)
E885 - E889 - Clinton, 1993-2001
E895 - E904 - 21st century
E902 - E904 - George W. Bush, 2001-2009 (9/11, War on Terror, start of Iraq War)
E907 - E909 - Barack Obama, 2009- (2008 race to White House, Iraq War continues)
To discover more call numbers (for broader, narrower, or different subjects), consult the Library of Congress Classification Outline.