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ENGLISH_111-CN: Writing Seminar II: Social Protest (Hermes): Primary Sources

Primary Sources

What is a primary source? A primary source is a document, record, video, pamphlet, etc. created at the time of an event. They can include flyers handed out advertising a protest, personal journals of activists, or newspaper articles describing events. For this guide, historical newspapers have been listed under the Newspapers tab.

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