Africana Studies

Core Primary Sources

Contains 19th century American newspapers (including African American), US county histories, and notable magazines (Godey's Ladies Book, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, etc.)

Digital primary source collection focusing on African Americans in Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, plus North Carolina towns. NOTE: PDF download options are not available during trials.Trial ends 3/24/16.

Coverage varies by title

Full text articles from The Christian Recorder, The Colored American/Weekly Advocate, Frederick Douglass Paper, Freedom's Journal, The National Era, The North Star, Provincial Freeman, and Douglass Monthly.

Digital primary source collections on a wide variety of topics, countries, and time periods, from women's history and feminism, to civil rights, foreign policy, missionary societies, the Federal Writers' Project, etc.

1905 - 1975

Online archive of articles, editorial cartoons, photographs, advertisements, etc. from this important African-American newspaper.

Contains primary source documents from the United States & Europe, as well as other parts of the world; formats include antebellum books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, images, and extensive archival material.