The resources listed on this guide serve as examples of online databases and collections featuring first-person narratives and other primary source materials. This is not a comprehensive list, as there are countless resources available online on various topics. In addition to exploring the resources on this page, you should also spend time searching Google for oral histories and interviews on topics that interest you personally. Online repositories and social media sites such as YouTube and Internet Archive may also include first-person narratives on a variety of topics.
Click on the "Photo Resources" tab above to find example online resources for historical photographs.
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This guide was developed by Rob Detmering with additional research help from library student assistant Reaney Gaines.
UofL Libraries provides access to the following databases.
The following free websites also provide access to historic newspapers.