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HIST 2600: The New South, 1865-1929

Edited Collections

You can find some primary sources in books.  Below is a list of relevant subject headings.  When searching for these in the catalog, try adding "sources", "documents", "correspondence" or "letters" to your search. 

African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 -- Sources.

Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Sources.

Historical Newspapers - Print

Atkins Library has a number of old newspapers on microfilm. These may be challenging to use because they do not have an index. However, if you have a specific date or narrow date range, this will help you in using the newspapers on microfilm.

Databases and Websites

Newspapers

Government Documents

Living Charlotte

DigitalNC

DPLA

HathiTrust

A repository for digital collections. Items in the public domain (works published before 1923) are freely accessible online.

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