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Primary Sources: Books
Brave New World
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HSTRY 498: Utopian Visions in the Industrial Age
HSTRY 498: Utopian Visions in the Industrial Age: Looking Backward
Primary Sources for Looking Backward
For additional primary sources see the
American history research guide
World Almanac 1868-1920
Atlanta Constitution 1868-1984
Baltimore Afro American 1893-1988
Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1955
Chronicling America 1836-1922
Early American Newspapers Series II
New York Times 1851-2013
Voice of Industry 1845-1848
Wall Street Journal 1889-1999
Washington Post 1877-1999
American Antiquarian Society Periodicals Collection
Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs
Women's Magazine Archive
American Government Documents
Index to Congressional publications from 1788 onward; also includes fulltext hearings from 1824 to 1979
U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Collection of US Congressional reports from 1817 to 1980
Other Primary Source Collections
Children in Urban America Project
Eugene V. Debs Collection
Life and Times of Florence Kelley in Chicago, 1891-1899
Haymarket Affair Digital Collection
House of Refuge Records 1869-1902
Immigration to the United States 1789-1930
Triangle Factory Fire
Women Working 1800-1930
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