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African American Newspapers

African American Newspapers

Why search here?

African American Newspapers contains complete texts of the major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century.

What’s included?

African American Newspapers includes full-text access to The Canadian Observer, The Christian Recorder, The Colored American, Frederick Douglass’ Paper, The Freedmen’s Record, Frederick Douglass Monthly, Freedom’s Journal, The National Era, The Negro Business League Herald, The North Star, Provincial Freeman, and Weekly Advocate.

Excerpt from letter in Frederick Douglass' Paper fount in African American Newspapers database

Image shows user browsing Frederick Douglass' Paper, an anti-slavery newspaper in the African American Newspapers collection of Accessible Archives.