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Latinos in the United States (21:920:393 TOPICAL ISSUES IN SOCIOLOGY): Primary Sourses

This library research guide is created to help students write their final paper for Professor Stone-Cadena's class.

Find Primary Sources in Library Catalog

Combine your subject key words and "sources" while searching the library catalog to find primary sources on the topic. for example, you can search for "Mexican American AND sources".

Below is a list of selected results after searching on "Hispanic American AND sources".

Oral History, Letters, and Diaries


Literature Database

Latino Literature includes creative works by Latino authors: novels, works of poetry, drama, materials relating to dramatic productions such as playbills, production stills and audio files, as well a small amount of miscellaneous nonfiction.




This combined database allows you to search across the six ProQuest historical newspapers that the Libraries subscribe to: the Chicago Defender (1910-1975), the New York Times (1851- three years prior to the current year), the Philadelphia Inquirer (November 7, 1860 – December 31, 2001), the Pittsburgh Gazette (August 29, 1786 – December 31, 2003), the Wall Street Journal(1889-1999), and the Washington Post (1877-2000).

Full-text content of over 2,200 North American newspapers and more than 1,200 international newspapers, plus 300 wire services and over 200 broadcast news transcripts.

Factiva is a vast archive of the world's most important publications, reports and news, focusing on business.

Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.

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