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African American Newspapers
- African-American Newspapers
Searchable full-text database consisting of:
Freedom's Journal (New York, 1827-1829)
Colored American (New York, 1837-1841)
North Star (Rochester, N.Y., 1847-1851)
National Era (Washington, DC, 1847-1850)
Frederick Douglass' Paper, (Rochester, N.Y., 1851-1852)
Provincial Freeman, (Toronto, 1854-1857)
Christian Recorder, (Toronto, 1861-1862)
- Chicago DefenderThe Chicago Defender was the most influential
African-American newspaper of the 20th century. With the majority of its
readership outside the Chicago region, it served as the
de facto national black newspaper in the U.S. Search and display the full text of articles published between 1910 and 1975. Rutgers-restricted Access.
Historical New York Times
- Allows you to search and display the full image of articles published in the New York Times back to 1851. The two+ most recent years are not
included in the historical edition.
- Historical Washington Post
- Search and display the full image of articles published in the Washington Post between 1877 and 1993. Rutgers-restricted Access.
- Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
- Full-text database of 500 newspapers published between 1800 and 1900. Rutgers-restricted Access.
- American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900
- The full text of articles, advertisements, illustrations etc., from American popular and literary magazines and journals that began publication between 1741 and 1900. Search by author, title, article type, publication title, date, and keywords in the full-text. Rutgers-restricted Access
- Ethnic NewsWatch
- Bilingual (English and Spanish) full text database of the newspapers, magazine and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. 1960- . Rutgers-restricted Access
- Baltimore, 1902-1992.
- Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey
- Search a collection of translations of nearly 50,000 newspaper articles originally published in Chicago's ethnic press between the 1860s and the 1930s. 22 ethnic groups are represented.
- Chung Sai Yat Po
- Search five years (1900-1904) of a major Chinese-language newspapers published in San Francisco.
- Dziennik Zwiazkowy
- "Established in 1908 by the Polish National Alliance, Dziennik Zwiazkowy continues to be published today as the Polish Daily News. This database includes the first ten years (1908-1917) of publication, which represent local, national and international issues of utmost concern to the Polish community of Chicago at that time."
- San Francisco African-American newspaper. 1865-1898 [only scattered issues after 1874].
- Evansville Argus
- Evansville, Indiana African-American newspaper. 1938-1943.
- Freedom's Journal
- Browse the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. The Journal was published weekly in New York City from 1827 to 1829.
- The Friend of Man
- Search one of the most significant newspapers documenting early anti-slavery and other reform movements in New York state, 1836-1842.
- The Indianapolis Recorder
- "One of the top African-American publications in the nation." 1899-2005 [lacking 1917-1925].
- The Irish Press
- The Irish Press was a weekly newspaper dedicated to Irish nationalism and to topics of interest to Irish-Americans that was published in Philadelphia from March 23, 1918 to May 6, 1922.
- Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press
- Search or browse Mexican and Mexican American publications, primarily daily and weekly newspapers, published in Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the present. A project of the University of Arizona.
- The Miami Times
- African-American newspaper. 1958-1969; 2005-present.
- New York Age
- The New York Age, 1887-1953, was one of the best known and most influential African American newspapers of its time. August 1890-February 1892 is available from the Google News Archive; 1906-1953 is available from the Fulton History site.
- The Occident and American Jewish Advocate
- Published in Philadelphia from 1843 to 1869, the Advocate was the first successful Jewish serial in the United States.
- Ohio Jewish Chronicle
- Search the Columbus, Ohio newspaper, 1922 through 1994.
- The Pittsburgh Catholic
- Currently March 16, 1844 through March 7, 1957 available for searching or browsing.
- Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project
- Search or browse more than one hundred years of Jewish newspapers published in Pittsburgh: the Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), the American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), the Jewish Chronicle (1962-present), and the Y-JCC series (1926-1975).
- St. Louis Argus
- African American newspaper published in St. Louis 1915-1945. In progress; 1915-1921 scanned.
- Southern Israelite
- 1929-1986. The Southern Israelite, which began in Augusta and then moved to Atlanta, not only covered the news of the southern Jewry, but also the issues that involved Jewish populations throughout the nation and world, including the Holocaust and later the creation of the Jewish state of Israel.
Subjects:African American Studies
, American Studies
, Journalism & Media Studies
, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
, Literatures in English
, New Jerseyana
, Political Science
, Social Work
, Spanish & Portuguese Studies
, Women's & Gender Studies