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African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
Searchable full-text of the major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century.
Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
Subjects: Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; United States History; Area and Cultural Studies; African American Studies
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)
Notes: The database contains first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. Also included are large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements all of which embody the African-American experience.
Dates of Coverage: Varies according to publication
Update Frequency: Monthly
Print Equivalent: Many of the publications included in 19th Century African American Newspapers are available in traditional print or microform formats at The New York Public Library. Check the Library Catalog for holdings.
Provider: Scholarly Resources
Output Type: Print, Download