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ECON 101-6: Did Economics Win Two World Wars? (Gordon): Finding Primary Sources

Research guide for Prof. Gordon's Economics Freshman Seminar

Primary Sources

Primary Sources are materials from the time period that provide insight into historical information. This provides meaningful context to our understanding of the study of history and the narratives we have learned through culture, education, and experience. These are a few examples of resources that may be helpful for this course. 

Online Collections of Historical Documents

Wartime News Sources

News stories written at the time events took place are generally considered to be primary sources. The resources below will help you find wartime news coverage. Popular articles and editorials of the time can also help illustrate public attitudes during the wars.

Additional Research Guides