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HIST 381 Urban History

A guide to library resources.


Lee, Russel. [“Street in Negro Section of Chicago, Illinois”], Photograph. Chicago, April 1941. From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Divison: Farm Security Administration. Nitrate Negative. (accessed September 10, 2015).

This course guide has two main purposes:

  1. To save you time in your research.
  2. To help make your research more successful.  

For much more in-depth information on conducting historical research, please visit our guide on Library Research for History Students.

If you have any questions about this guide, or about your research for this class, then please don't hesitate to contact us!

Celestina Savonius-Wroth

Assistant Professor of Library Administration 
History, Religious Studies, Newspaper, and Jewish Studies Librarian 
Head, History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library 
(217) 300 3520 | cswroth (at)