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Black American History: Primary Sources

Research Guide for History 180 and 181

What is a Primary Sources?

"Primary sources are materials directly related to a topic by time or participation. These materials include letters, speeches, diaries, newspaper articles from the time, oral history interviews, documents, photographs, artifacts, or anything else that provides firsthand accounts about a person or event." --quote from

Selected Reference Resources on Primary Sources in the Cuyamaca Library

Selected Websites on Primary Sources