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Primary Sources

Selection of primary source websites.



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Sometimes you can't beat a good book to fill that research need. Here are some good history and primary source series.

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American Decades - Carol Nagel (Editor)
Call Number: R 973.03 Amer
ISBN: 9781414436067
Publication Date: 2011-06-17
Each volume begins with an overview and chronology covering the entire decade.

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Defining Moment Series
ISBN: 0780807766
What is it? This series provides quality information on formative events in U.S. history.
Why use it? Each volume in the series presents a pivotal event that shaped our nation’s history, providing a one-stop resource for student research.

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Our Documents - National Archives Staff; Michael R. Beschloss (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780195309591
Publication Date: 2006-07-04


History Ebooks


History Day Project Books

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Making History Project Books - National History Day (Organization)
ISBN: 9781598840605
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Includes: Documentary,Performance, Paper, Website, Exhibit.






Music & Spoken Word

   What are these?
Collections of songs, music, speeches, & poetry.

   Why use them? It's always better with sound

American Song  [ Streaming content only.  Library card needed]

Smithsonian Global Sound  [Streaming content only. Library card needed]

Jazz Music Library [Streaming content only. Library card needed]

Freegal [Downloadable. Library card needed].

National Jukebox from Library of Congress 


    Google Book Search

     What is it?: Digital copies of full text books and magazines.

    Why use it?: Rare or out of copyright books searched at the text level. Older magazines such as Time and Life for advertisements & images.


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