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Bread Givers: Historical and Literary Background (21:355:102)

Guide to accompany English 102 on the Newark Campus

Some Sources of Primary Sources

This PDF document will give you hints about ways to search for primary sources in Rutgers holdings.

What is a Primary Source?

Primary or Secondary Source?  (Minnesota West Community & Technical College) 

Other LibGuides

New York Since 1898  by Natalie Borisovets

Leads to both primary and secondary sources about the history of New York City

New Americans:  American Immigration History by Natalie Borisovets

Great sources on immigration history and ethnography, including primary sources

Archival and Primary Sources by Natalie Borisovets


Oral Histories and Museum and Libraries Outside of Rutgers

Below you'll find primary source documents and recordings from a variety of sources. After choosing a document or recording that you believe relates to you topic, check with your professor to confirm its appropirateness before incorporating the information you find into your paper.

National Museum of American Jewish History: Online Oral History Collection

A small, online collection of first-hand accounts of Jewish life in the United States.

Library of Congress Classroom Materials: Primary Source Sets

A list of primary source documents including photographs, audio recordings, maps and pamphlets, related to the history of immigration in the United States.

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