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HIST 400: Urban America: Lowell, Mass Resources

Primary Sources

Lowell Native Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac discusses his childhood in Lowell, among other topics, in an interview with Fernand Seguin (24 min, in French with English subtitles)

Current News Sources

Secondary Sources

Below are some examples of history books about Lowell. To find more, try:

  • Subject search in the Classic Catalog for Lowell (Mass.) and browse the options
  • Keyword searches using a variety of terms, e.g., Lowell, Massachusetts, industr*, factory, manufactur*, history, textiles, etc.