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United States History from 1877

Guide developed for Dr. Verna's Intro to U.S. History Since 1877 class. Contains resources for the study of U.S. History from Reconstruction (1865) until the 1970s.

Intro to Primary Resources

It is important to distinguish between primary and secondary source material. On this page, you will find a brief guide to understanding the differences between these two types of sources and where to find both primary and secondary materials in the library.

Contemporary U.S. Primary Sources

American Newspapers