African American Newspapers, The19th Century
Searchable full text content of major African-American newspapers published during the 1800s with specific emphasis on New York, and East Coast African American history, as well as Canadian history. Covers many aspects of 19th century cultural life and history and contains original source materials written by African-Americans for African-Americans. The more complete microfilm versions of some of these newspapers are held by the UA Libraries.
Freedom's Journal, New York, 1827-Mar. 1829.
Colored American, New York, 1837- 1841.
The North Star, Rochester, NY, 1847- July 1851.
National Era, , Washington, DC, 1847- Mar. 1860.
Frederick Douglass Papers (continuation of The North Star,) 1852 - Dec. 1856.
Douglass' Monthly, Jan.1859 - Aug. 1863.
Provincial Freeman, Toronto, ON, 1854 - Dec. 1857.
The Christian Recorder, AME Church - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Toronto, ON, 1861 - Dec. 1887.