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The 20th Century South

What are Primary Sources?

Primary Sources are original sources: they were created by someone who participated in or observed an event.  They include diaries, letters, newspapers, government documents, photographs, and other manuscripts.

General Collections

These databases may include a variety of types of primary sources - newspapers, images, government documents, correspondence, etc. 


Civil Rights Movement Archives/Digital Collections

Government Documents

Oral Histories, Letters & Diaries


Genealogical/Personal Information

Video Resources