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About African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century

Subject 'THIS ENORMOUS COLLECTION OF AFRICAN- AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS contains a wealth of information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. The collection also provides a great number of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements all of which embody the African-American experience.' (from http://www.accessible.com/accessible/about/aboutAA.jsp) Note: The Libraries have purchased Parts 1 - 8 of this collection.
Sources Newspaper articles.
Dates Covered 1827 - 1882
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Provider Accessible Archives Inc.
Access On the web, limited to current WU students, faculty, and staff. Access to restricted resources from outside the WU campuses.
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