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FYSB 1761: American Utopias

about this guide

Use this guide to get familiar with key resources and strategies for research for the First Year Seminar, American Utopias, with Professor Ronald Briggs.Luisa Capetillo Wearing Mens Clothing, ca. 1919

  • reference sources to find background information on your topic
  • catalogs to search for books in print and online
  • databases for locating scholarly journal articles
  • approaches to finding primary sources & historical news articles
  • resources for citing your sources and writing.

Image: Photographer unknown (ca. 1919). Luisa Capetillo wearing mens clothing. from Capetillo, Luisa. A Nation Of Women: An Early Feminist Speaks Out; Mi Opinion Sobre Las Libertades, Derechos, y deberes de la mujer. Houston: Arte Public Press, ca2004. Image via Wikimedia Commons. Public domain. 


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