are original records and items that have survived from the past, as well as original research. Sources are considered primary on the basis of their content; for example, even if you view a digital copy of the The United States Constitution, rather than the original, it is still considered primary.
Roxcy Bolton with Eleanor Roosevelt, 1956 Source: State Library and Archives of Florida
Written documents: books, newspapers, original research, government documents, court decisions and laws, diaries, personal memoirs, autobiographies, letters, email
Visual: photographs, films, paintings,maps, posters
Objects: clothing, tools, inventions
Oral recordings: speeches, interviews, sound recordings, music
Photograph, "Bastille Day spells prison for sixteen suffragettes who picketed the White House" July 19, 1917. Source: National Archives - Our Documents - 100 Milestone Documents