These databases are available onlly to students, faculty and staff of Bowling Green State University and walk-in users.
We have added perpetual access to Readex's database African American Newspapers 1827-1998
The full text of approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states dating from 1827 to 1998 and published by African Americans.
This database includes newspapers such as Freedom's Journal - the first African American newspaper published in the United States - New York Age, L'Union (Louisiana), and the Cleveland Gazette.For a description of some of the major titles in this database, see Key Titles in African American Newspapers 1827-1998.
It provides primary source material covering the African American experience across a wide range of important historical events as well as cultural, literary and social history. Titles were digitized from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Kansas State Historical Society, the Library of Congress, and other important archives.
We have access to the following newspapers from the Accessible Archives database:
South Carolina newspapers 1732-1780:
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century, 1827-1902
The Liberator, 1831-1865
National Anti-Slavery Standard, still under development -- will include 1840-1870 when finished
The Lily, 1849-1856 (temperance & women's rights)
Frank Leslie's Weekly, still under development -- will include 1852-1922 when finished
The Civil War, pt. 1: A Newspaper Perspective
The Civil War, pt. 4: A Midwestern Perspective (Indiana newspapers)
Pennsylvania Newspaper Record: Delaware County, 1819-1870