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History: Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Primary sources exist in many different formats. Photographs, videos, manuscripts, artwork, government and organization reports, newspaper articles, diaries, and papers or records kept by individuals are all examples of a primary source. Below are some databases that contain primary sources. You may find some of these helpful for your project.

National Biography Sources

Will find archive locations and primary sources listed at end of these entries.

Other Resources


Primary Source Databases

News Article Sources

Civil Rights Sources


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