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The American Memory Project--thousands of documents, photos, maps, films, sound recordings, etc. from the collections of the Library of Congress, including women's suffrage, African-American pamphlets, George Washington's letter books, life histories from the WPA, American Revolution broadsides and much more.
Finding Primary Sources on the Web
To locate primary sources about a specific time period or event in history, search by the time period or event and primary sources. For example French Revolution primary sources. Use the following guide to help you evaluate the quality of information from the website.
Guide to using primary sources on the web from the Reference and User Services Association
Calisphere: a world of primary sources and more
Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history
Library of Congress Digital collections
Access online collections: view maps & photographs; read letters, diaries & newspapers; hear personal accounts of events; listen to sound recordings & watch historic films.
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