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About African American Newspapers: The 19th Century

Description:

  • Provides the full text of seven newspapers.
    • Freedom's Journal (New York, NY), 1827-March 1829
    • Colored American (New York, NY), 1837-1841
    • The North Star (Rochester, NY), 1847-1851
    • National Era (Washington, DC), 1847-Mar 1860
    • Frederick Douglass Papers (Rochester, NY), 1851-1856
    • Provincial Freeman (Toronto, ON), 1854-1857
    • The Christian Recorder (Toronto, ON), 1861-1882
  • Covers cultural life and history during the 1800s.
  • Includes many first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day.
  • Also includes biographies, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements.

Dates of Coverage: 1/1/1827 through 12/31/1882

Frequency of Updates: closed set, not updated

Truncation Symbol: *

Concurrent Users: unlimited

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