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New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)


Searchable full-text and page images of the leading Black newspaper of the 20th 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), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: New York City History; Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; Area and Cultural Studies; African American Studies

Notes: This leading Black newspaper of the 20th century reached its peak in the 1940s. The Amsterdam News was a strong advocate for the desegregation of the U.S. military during World War II, and also covered the historically important Harlem Renaissance.

Dates of Coverage: 1922-1993

Update Frequency: N/A

Provider: ProQuest Information and Learning

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download