Historical Research Workshop

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Newspapers/ Microfilm

After searching the archives of the New York Times online for ‘Italian American’, limiting my results to the year 1941-42, I came across an article from March 4, 1942 entitled ‘Evacuation Area set for Japanese in Pacific States’. The article…

Newspapers/Microfilm

  While visiting the microfilm library with the class I was not sure what to look for regarding my topic.  So for fun I decided to explore my hometown paper, the New Orleans Picayune.  First I looked for my father’s…

Learning from Strangers

I found Weiss’s Learning from Strangers to be a very interesting read, especially because it was very informative and enlightening about certain aspects of the interview process when it comes to conducting an oral history. Things such as posing unbiased questions…

Newspapers Day

I unfortunately had to miss class last week- things have been somewhat crazy as I set up a decal. In any case, I taught myself to use the microfilm system this week, and I started to dig. After some considerable…

Journal: Newspaper Article

I found an interesting article on my topic of the education gap for Japanese Americans on ProQuest.  The keywords I used were “Japanese-American” AND “internment” AND education.  With this search I came across a newspaper article titled “Diplomas Seek to…

Newspaper Article

This week I met with Jennifer Dorner who guided me to some promising resources.  The newspaper that I was trying to find was not available at the Berkely Library so found it through Melvyl located at U.C. Davis. When trying…

Newspaper Article

I searched for an article on my topic through the Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) online database. So, from the UCB library homepage, I went to “electronic resources” and then browsed databases A-Z and found the Historical Newspapers database under “H” for history. I then…

Newspaper Article

I found a lot of newspaper articles relating to my topic and date range which is great. I’ve been in need of some more primary sources and I think newspaper will be a good place to look for me since…

Finding a Newspaper Article

With my topic being print history in post-Reformation England, I had a difficult time finding any newspaper articles that were germane to my subject. Most of the ones that I did come across were reviews focusing on books about this…