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Creative Writing

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  • Cindy Vallar's Favorite Research Links - Thorough list of historical resources; topics include costume history, food and drink, the history of science, etc.
  • Infoplease Almanac - It won't provide information in great detail, but is good if you need to know what crops are grown in a country, the name of a city's pro basketball team, etc.
  • Prices and Wages by Decade - links directly to data tables in historic U. S. government documents showing wages for common occupations and retail prices for typical consumer purchases

Immigrant Experiences - tips on doing research

Library search tools and Databases


Selected sources