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HS 300-25: The Montgomery Bus Boycott


Getting Started

This guide will highlight resources for conducting historical research.

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Sources in History

Understanding the Montgomery Boycott can be gained by examining primary sources, the information and documentation published and available in 1955 and 1956. This takes the form of original records or first hand accounts. You will find primary sources in multiple formats, for instance, in print, an eletronic resource, and on microfilm. Examples of a primary source can include: 

Speeches, Letters, Diaries, Images, Newspaper Articles, Magazine/Journal Articles (written at the time studied), Pamphlets, Government Information, and Artifacts

Sources in African American History


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