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This guide is designed to assist students in the Education degree program using Primary Sources in their lesson plans.

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.

                                                                                                    “Using Primary Sources.” Planning D-Day (April 2003) - Library of Congress Information Bulletin,