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HIST 3442: American Migrant Cities

Resource guide to primary sources for HIST 3442: American Migrant Cities

Primary Source Databases

Tips to Finding Databases

Looking for primary sources related to a city that isn't San Antonio? Some ways to identify relevant, reliable primary source databases: 

  • Search for historic newspapers from that city. Chronicling America from the Library of Congress is a great resource. 
  • Look at the library websites for colleges and universities in and near that city. They may have a section with digitized material from their archives, or a resource guide like this one. 
  • Find the website of an historical society or history museum.