114 Hanley Library
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford,
300 Campus Drive
Bradford, PA 16701
"This course introduces students to major issues in American history from the late nineteenth century though the early twentieth century. Among other topics, it explores the expansion of American industrial power, the rise of modern cities, immigration and demographic transformation, the development of racial segregation in the South, and movements for social justice and economic democracy by immigrants, industrial workers, women, and African Americans." --Bulletin.
Checklist for Locating Sources
Find a topic for which you have a keen interest or passion.
Do some background reading noting any important names, dates, or resources.
Go to the library catalog to locate books (print and online books) and to the library databases to locate articles in electronic journals. These can help point to primary sources.
Search for books/articles/documents mentioned in the books and articles you have located.
Go to primary source databases and search (some of these might require extra patience and time).
Leave yourself enough time to identify useful primary sources and to locate and acquire these.
Schedule a library consultation with Marietta Frank (email@example.com), Catherine Baldwin (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Kim Bailey (email@example.com).