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Primary Sources


Primary Sources

According to the Library of Congress: “Primary sources are the raw

materials of history — original documents and objects which were created

at the time under study … Examining primary sources gives students a

powerful sense of history and the complexity of the past.”


Digital Public Libraries of America  

 Awesome Stories

  Digital Vaults

Discover Smithsonian Learning Lab


Rare Flags

Letters of Note  




 Library of Congress


National Archives