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Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: WMS201 (Durack)

Using the Catalog To Find Sources

Use the following techniques to

  • To find local histories, do a keyword search in the catalog using the name of your city or county or state and the word history
  • To find general information about daily life, do a keyword search in the catalog using the place/country and the following words
    • history
    • social life and customs
    • 19th century
    • 20th century
    • social aspects
    • popular culture
    • city and town life
    • civilization
    • social classes
    • leisure
  • Look for information about specific aspects of life, ie. taverns, transportation, cookery, etc.

Tracing People

Daily Life

Newspaper Archives

Subject Guide

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Jenny Presnell

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