This guide is an introduction to what primary sources are in the field of history, how to use primary sources, how to read and transcribe original documents and links to on-line primary sources by historic topic.
This is a selected bibliography of primary source collections pertaining to the Civil Rights Movement in America available online. Please note, the library is not responsible for the content on these sources and it is the student's responsibility to properly cite from the proper location. There may also be secondary sources included in these collections and it is up to the student to evaluate if the item qualifies as a primary or secondary source.
News videos, sound recordings, books, articles, flyers, newsletters, reports, records, diaries, photographs and much more pertaining to the Civil Rights movement in America. Fully searchable, or browse by events, people, topics, places or media type.
List and interactive map from the National Parks Service pointing out Civil Rights historic sites. While there are no primary sources available from the site, it provides a valuable directory and secondary information that will lead you to the location of primary sources.