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HIST 321: The Sixties in Myth and Reality

HIST 321: The Sixties in Myth and Reality, Jackie Wilkie, Spring 2021

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On this page, you'll find: Newspaper Icon


Historical Newspapers, Magazines, and Publications

Visit the Luther College Archives

The Luther College Archives is open by appointment for students to want view other primary sources, including documents, photographs, audio-visual recordings, and artifacts. 

  • SEARCH: Nordic is the Archives catalog, containing information about collections.
  • EMAIL: Archivist Hayley Jackson with questions and to set up an appointment.
    • Appointments can be scheduled Monday - Friday between 8 am and 5pm.
  • CALL: Archivist Hayley Jackson with questions at (563) 387-1725.

Searching for Primary Sources on the Web

icon of a monitorMany universities, research libraries, and museums have shared unique historical collections containing other primary sources online, such as newspapers, posters, photographs, and video recordings. You can use some of the following strategies to locate these types of sources using an online search engine such as Google, BingDuckDuckGo, or StartPage

  • Add primary source specific words to your search terms, such as "digital collection."
  • Look for collections put out by colleges/universities, historical societies/museums, and government agencies
  • When you find a primary source online, look and see what information they are providing you about the source, such as a creator, date, or description.
  • If the primary source is part of a larger collection or repository, use any search or browsing functions in the collection to look for additional sources.


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