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African American Newspapers: The 19th Century  Connect to African American Newspapers: The 19th Century
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Description:

This database will ultimately contain the complete text of the major African American newspapers published in the United States and Canada during the 19th century. Presently included are:

  • The Christian Recorder, Philadelphia, January 19, 1861 - December 25, 1902; excluding 1892
  • The Colored American, New York, March 4, 1837 - December 25, 1841
  • Douglass Monthly, Rochester, New York, January 1859 - August 1863
  • Frederick Douglass’ Paper, Rochester, New York, June 26, 1851 - December 14, 1863
  • Freedom’s Journal, New York, March 16, 1827 - March 28, 1829
  • Liberator, January 1, 1831 - December 30, 1864
  • The National Era, Washington, D.C., January 7, 1847 - March 22, 1860
  • The North Star, Rochester, New York, December 3, 1847 - April 17, 1851
  • Provincial Freeman, Chatham, Canada West, January 20, 1854 - September 12, 1857
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Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Accessible Archives, Inc.

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 08/05/13