What are __Primary__ Sources ?

‍Primary Sources are written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document a historical experience.


Click for a definition and examples of Ephemera


These primary sources are from the Library of Congress American MemoryCollection. Search for diaries, manuscripts, photos, and more.

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Newspaper Articles from 1836-1922


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Patriotic Songs
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http://lewisandclarkjournals.unl.edu/
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Louisiana: European Explorations/
Louisiana Purchase
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