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To Kill a Mockingbird Research

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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

Scottsboro boys / scottsboro trials

The Great Depression

More Research Resources

Don't forget to try the databases!


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.


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


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