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.
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Secondary Sources are secondhand sources. They were created by historians who drew their information from primary sources. Secondary sources include scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations.