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_HIST/URBN 3541W: History of Urban American - Waterbury — Getting Started

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This guide was created in collaboration with Dr. Ruth Glasser and supports the research requirements for URBN 3541W.

You will find links to books, articles, local archives, and web resources. Including instructions for locating material at the Silas Bronson Library which holds a rich collection of local historical documents. The search for Google below directs you Wikimedia Commons where you will find historical images of the Bank Street area, Downtown Waterbury, Hillside, and more.

The key to searching a library catalog is to start with keywords.  Once you find resources of interest, click on subject headings - which will be distinctive words that define your topic (s). 

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