African American Newspapers

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Description

African-American Newspapers is a full-text collection of the following newspapers published by and for African Americans throughout the long 19th century:

  • Christian Recorder, Philadelphia: 1861-1902 [excluding 1892]
  • Colored American, New York: 1837-1841
  • Douglass' Monthly, Rochester, NY: 1859-1863
  • Frederick Douglass' Paper, Rochester, NY: 1851-1855
  • Freedom's Journal, New York: 1827-1829
  • National Era, Washington, D.C.: 1847-1860
  • North Star, Rochester, NY: 1847-1851)
  • Provincial Freeman, Chatham, Ontario: 1854-1857
  • Weekly Advocate, New York: 1837

The full text of each newspaper is searchable and viewable, including all articles, advertisements, works of fiction, poetry, and all other writings published within the newspaper. Each newspaper has been fully digitized, and one can view full-page images of each newspaper issue.

Rutgers owns Parts I-XII of this collection, including the Part XII supplement.

Dates covered

1827-1902.

Type of coverage

Full-text and full-image newspapers.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Accessible Archives


Supplementary Subject(s)