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To Kill a Mockingbird Research

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Teacher Pages

Primary Sources

 

  • Limiting database search dates to time period will result in news articles and editorials from the specific time period.

  • Museums and Universities often have digitized letters and other primary source documents.

  • Search Google for LOC (Library of Congress) + name of person or event. Search results usually include other credible institutions as well as Library of Congress.

Emmett Till Murder

Jim Crow Laws

Famous Trials: has some related trials. Each trial page has a wealth of primary sources.

LOC Primary Source Set: Jim Crow and Segregation

PBS Teacher's Guide: LOC Jim Crow in America

Scottsboro boys / scottsboro trials

The Great Depression

More Research Resources

Don't forget to try the databases!

Webquests

Older Links

Primary Source Analysis Tool: This is an online graphic organizer that will help guide you through conducting an analysis on a primary source like a government document of an image. 

www.loc.gov/teachers/primary-source-analysis-tool/

 

The following two links are from the Library of Congress and are images from the Great Depression in the 1930's. 

www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsa/

www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsac/

 

This link is also from the Library of Congress and showcases documents from 1936-1940 focused on the lives of African Americans.

 

Brown Vs. Board of Education- Library of Congress

 

Civil Rights Act of 1964- Library of Congress

 

Atlanta Exposition Speech-Library of Congress

 

Emmett Till

 

Scottsboro: A Civil Rights Milestone