Primary sources are first-hand accounts of an event or an era created by participants in that event or era. These are original documents, artworks, or artifacts that provide historical evidence upon which later analysis and reporting is based.
Examples of primary sources include the following:
-Letters, diaries, memoirs, speeches
-Art work [novels, poems, paintings, songs, murals, etc.]; Lyrics
-Artifacts [advertisements, posters, pamphlets, clothing, buildings, etc.]
-Original data, original research & case studies
-E-mail, blogs, Tweets