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Women in Movement: US Suffrage Movement

Newspapers & Newspaper Indexes

Primary Source - Example

Primary source: Book cover of Legal Status of Women in Iowa, compiled by Jennie L. Wilson; Des Moines, 1894

Source:  Library of Congress, American Memory:

Specifically: from their National American Women Suffrage Collection, 1848-1921; Votes for Women section.

Types of Sources - Primary Sources

What are primary sources?

primary source (also called original source or evidence) is an artifact, a documentdiarymanuscriptautobiography, a recording, or any other source of information that was created at the time under study.

Primary Source - Sites to Search

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