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Voices of Minnesota:1300 interviews from the Society's Oral History collection, including streaming audio & video and written transcripts accessible online in digital formats.
Online Sources: National and International
American Memory Project (Library of Congress): A source for primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
DocsTeach documents (National Archives): Documents from 1754 to the present, sorted by era and document type.
Internet History Sourcebooks Project (Fordham University): Historical texts from around the world broken down by timeframe and region. Sources range from Ancient Greek texts to modern American history.
Primary Source - Materials from the time of the person or event being researched. (Letters, diaries artifacts, photographs, and other types of first-hand accounts and records, as well as reminiscences and oral histories. Stories from newspapers of the time may also be primary sources.)
Secondary Source - Materials that were created at a later time. They analyze and interpret primary sources; footnotes or bibliographies can lead to primary sources.
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