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Africana Studies

Historical Newspapers


ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Provides full text and images for major US and African American newspapers dating as far back as 1764. All of the ProQuest Newspapers use the same interface and allow for targeted searching using various limiters (e.g., date, section, etc.). Please note: Historical Newspapers may not be searched simultaneously with non-historical papers.


ProQuest African American Historical Newspapers

Newspapers on Microfilm

  • UMI Black Culture Collection-(652 microfilm reels/35 mm)-Holdings of Atlanta University's Library on the African Diaspora and African Americans in the US.

  • Papers of the NAACP-Limited collection on this national organization dedicated to the rights of African Americans and people of color.