African American Newspapers (1827 - 1902)

This original source material—written by African-Americans for African-Americans - contains a wealth of information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and is rich with first-hand reports. It is a searchable full text collection of newspapers with the following titles available: The Christian Recorder; The Colored American/Weekly Advocate; Frederick Douglass’ Paper; Freedom’s Journal; The National Era; The North Star; the Provincial Freeman.


1827 - 1902


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United Stages

Resource Types

Article Database, E-Books and E-Texts

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