Find Primary sources
Looking for diaries, interviews or personal narratives? Theresa Mudrock, the History Librarian at UW Seattle, has created a guide for identifying primary sources.
What's in the Guide - Primary Sources in U.S. History by Century
These pages contain most of the same links as are on the U.S. History Primary Sources by Type guide, but they are arranged by time period instead.
Featured web source - from the Library of Congress
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning."
- African American Odyssey and Slave Narratives
- Chinese in California
- Civil War Images
- Conservation Movement
- Photographs of the American West
- Photographs from the Great Depression to WWII
- Women's Suffrage