Primary source item record: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/91481671/
This is a post from the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog.
“Primary sources” are the raw materials of history — original documents and objects which were created at the time under study. They are different from secondary sources, accounts or interpretations of events created by someone without firsthand experience. Students will most often work with primary sources that have been digitized. The definition seems clear enough until we begin to label particular items as primary or secondary.
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