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Primary Source Material
Primary sources allow you to view and analyze photographs, news reports, plays, literature, diaries, letters, legal documents and other material from the time of your event. While secondary sources have already interpreted and analyzed the source, looking at primary documents and objects allows you to think for yourself and form your own opinions.
These databases may have primary sources for your topic
Boston Public Library eCard
Salem Press | Defining Documents
American History, 1493—1945
Avalon | Primary Documents