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History : American: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for American history. Also see the African American & Asian American history guides.

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 Drawing by  Alfred Bellard, c. 1860s, Gordon Parks 1942 photo of a Washington, DC charwoman & 1950s Coca-Cola ad

Starting Points: Books

 

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  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: california dust bowl history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "american exodus the dust".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "o'mara margaret"

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on American history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles.

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with American history. Additional sources are listed under the various Primary Sources sections of this guide.

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