Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Link to Libraries homepage
Link to Libraries homepage
Rutgers University Libraries

Senior Seminar in Childhood Studies: The Street Child: Find Primary Sources

This research guide supports Dr. Lynne Vallone's section of Senior Seminar in Childhood Studies for Spring 2019.

Using Primary Sources

Read How to Analyze a Primary Source from Carleton. 

Suggested Resources

  • Children & Youth in History: includes a Primary Source Database with 350 resources from George Mason University and the University of Missouri–Kansas City.
  • Digital Public Library of America (DPLA): Digital collections including photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and more from America's cultural heritage institutions. 
  • NYPL Digital Collections: The New York Public Library's digital collection of photographs, images, texts, maps, audio, video, and more. 
  • Library of Congress: Find recordings, photographs, images, books, and more. 
  • StoryCorps Archive: Recorded interviews; international. 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to direct suggestions, comments, or complaints concerning any accessibility issues with Rutgers web sites to: or complete the Report Accessibility Barrier / Provide Feedback Form.