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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

Head, History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
History, Religious Studies, and Philosophy Librarian 
(217) 300 3520 | cswroth (at)