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Historic Newspapers (Often solid as primary sources)

Los Angeles Times/ New York Times Going Way Back

Find Older Magazines via Google Books

Primary Sources - Diaries, Letters, Journals, Memoirs

Use your search terms and include another term,  such as

 

Japanese americans   internment

and then one of the following

diaries

letters

"personal narratives"

 

If you find one good book this way, click on the subject heading lower down on its record and see what  you find.

Find historic Book Reviews/Art Reviews/Play Reviews/Movie Reviews

Limit  your search by date, type your subject in "quote marks "  and add the word review.  

Example 1:      "Armory Show"    review

Example 2       "Jackson Pollock"   review

This trick works well in the following: