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The 20th Century South: Primary Sources

Primary Sources

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

Government Documents

Genealogical/Personal Information

General Collections

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

Oral Histories, Letters & Diaries

Civil Rights Movement Archives/Digital Collections

Images

Newspapers

Video Resources