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Primary documents in American history from the Library of Congress.

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Gregory Lum, Library Director
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What Is a Primary Source?

                                                                                                                                                              

"The Girl I Left Behind Me." American Song Sheets, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.                                                       Book.  Photograph.  Britannica Online.  Web.  22 Apr. 2016.                     

primary source is a document or artifact that was                    A secondary source is a resource that describes
created during the time period you are studying.                        or analyzes the time period or the primary source.

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