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HIST 4300: American Urban History

Updated for fall 2023

What Are Primary Sources?

Primary source materials provide "eyewitness" accounts of a particular person, era, or event that is under study.  Such materials may include books, maps, diaries, manuscripts, letters, artwork, contemporary newspaper articles, advertising, photographs, films, and recordings.  

Schumann Library Sources

Digital Humanities Repositories

Government Resources & Historical Societies