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Primary Sources

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Primary Source Resources

 

 

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Teachers: You may access PD webinars on Library of Congress Primary Sources Here  

 

Article by Library of Congress with links to their resources for Primary Sources

 

Library of Congress: American Memory

 

Library of Congress: Prints and Photographs

 

Library of Congress: American Folklife Center

 

Library of Congress: Historical Political Cartoons

 

National Archives "The National Archives and Records Administration stores and provides public access to the original documents that set up the American government as a democracy in 1774. Visit the National Archives in Washington, DC and you will have the opportunity to view the United States Government's Charters of Freedom, the U. S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence. The records of the nation's civil, military and diplomatic activities are also held by the National Archives for present and future generations." (http://dc.about.com/cs/museums/a/NationalArchive.htm

 

The National Humanities Center presents America in Class┬«

primary and secondary resources, online seminars, and lessons for history and literature teachers

America in Class┬« is designed to promote the analytical skills called for in the Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy in history and social studies

    

American History Docs that Teach: Curated Documents from the National Archives aligned with National History Standards

 

Media History Digital Library (Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting & Sound)

 

Google News Archive Searches hundreds of newspapers in multiple languages over the last 100 years

 

African American Odyssey Library of Congress

 

The Oxford African American Studies Center

 

Selections from the WPA Slave Narratives

 

History Matterscontains primary documents in text, image, and audio about the experiences of ordinary Americans throughout U.S. history

 

New York City Historical Documents/Photos/Recordings

 

New York Public Library More than 180,000 items/images in the public domain and free to use. Info on how to use the site is here.

 

Denver Post Photo Blogs (Plogs) on Many Different Subjects

 

Old Pictures--photographs from the 1850's - 1940's

 

Life Magazine 1750-today (Many more photos than were published in the magazine) America and Global

 

Historical Maps on Google Earth

 

The Avalon Project: Documents in History, Law, and Diplomacy (Documents start from 4000 BCE) Includes GLobal/World History

The Diana Project Human Rights Cases--part of The Avalon Project

 

World Digital Library Search 11,051 items about 193 countries between 1200 BCE and 2000 CE Global/World History

 

Spartacus Educational includes Global/World History Primary Sources and Encyclopedic Information

 

Fordham University Global/World History Primary Documents organized by periods of World History

 

Library of Congress Country Study Books

 

BCPS Databases: Search results often yield primary sources ( U.S. and Global)

  

How to Use Google News to Find Primary Sources

 

 

 

 

 

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