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HIST 200 Climate Crisis and Social Change: Primary Sources

A guide for A. Andersson's Spring 2022 HIST 200 course

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Primary Sources

Here are some examples of things that could be primary sources: newspaper and magazine articles, letters, government documents, advertisements, oral histories, photographs, paintings, census data, scientific records, pollution analysis records, diaries, journals, & maps.

American Memory

American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.


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