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U.S. History: Primary Sources

U.S. Historical Newspapers (Requires BPL Card)

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

Digital Public Library of America

Search for images and primary sources from archives from collections and libraries across the U.S. in Digital Public Library of America

Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Boston

Museum of Fine Arts (Digital collections)

ABC-Clio Social Studies Databases

TIP: Filter by "Primary Source" in each database

(American Government; American History; Modern Genocide; U.S. Geography; World at War; World Geography; World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras; World History: The Modern Era; World Religions)

Google Custom Search

Search Library of Congress, National Archives, U.S. Foreign Policy Documents, Presidential Libraries, Gilder Lerhman Institute of American History, Yale's Avalon Project, Documenting the American South, several university archives and many historical document websites.

From The National Archives

Select documents, lessons and actvities from the National Archives.

Library of Congress