New E-Resource: African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998

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African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Part of the Readex America’s Historical Newspapers collection, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 was created from the most extensive African American newspaper archives in the United States–those of the Wisconsin Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress. Beginning with Freedom’s Journal (NY), the first African American newspaper published in the United States, the titles in this resource include The Colored Citizen (OH), Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, Virginia Journal and Alexandria Advertiser, Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.


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