Welcome! This guide should help you to complete your primary source analysis assignment for HIS223C.
The following links will help you to navigate the Chicago style for citing sources within your paper and creating a great bibliography.
According to the American Library Association, primary sources are:
"the evidence of history, original records or objects created by participants or observers at the time historical events occurred or even well after events, as in memoirs and oral histories....These sources serve as the raw materials historians use to interpret and analyze the past."
For this assignment, you are being asked to use "non-textual" primary sources. Examples include but are not limited to:
Using the Library of Congress, you are asked to find a primary sources about African American history:
Try using the following search strategies to find results that are relevent and interesting:
Once you have found and identified a relevent and interesting primary source documenting African American history, fill out the appropriate worksheet from the Library of Congress.