Contains information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and including first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. The collection also provides a great number of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements reflecting the African-American experience.
Weekly newspaper geared to the African-American community of New York City, New York. It is one of the oldest African-American newspapers in the United States. It has published columns by W. E. B. Du Bois, Roy Wilkins, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and was the first to recognize and publish Malcolm X. Source: Wikipedia
African-American newspaper published in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1907-1966. By the 1930s, the Courier was one of the top black newspapers in the United States. It was acquired in 1965 by John H. Sengstacke, a major black publisher and owner of the Chicago Defender. Source: Wikipedia
Full text of colonial and Civil War-era newspapers, including Frank Leslie's Weekly (illustrated), the Lily, and the Virginia Gazette, as well as 19th century African-American newspapers and county histories.
The digital backfile of the Wall Street Journal provides historical coverage of business news and worldwide financial markets. Part of ProQuest Historical Newspapers, this database delivers cover-to-cover full-images in PDF and searchable ASCII text.