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  • African American Newspapers A Best Bet database
    This enormous collection of African American newspapers contains a wealth of information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day.
    Also Known As
    • Accessible Archives African American Newspapers
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  • New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) A Best Bet database
    Digitized version of the New York Amsterdam News, one of the U.S.'s leading black newspapers and one of New York's most influential black-owned institutions.
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  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers (search all titles at once) A Best Bet database
    Search for historical articles in a variety of major American and international newspapers. See the full description for a detailed list. see Details for specific dates.
    Also Known As
    • Historical Newspapers from ProQuest (search all titles at once)
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection A Best Bet database
    1000s of titles dating from 1691 - 1877. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Periodicals Series 1740-1900 A Best Bet database
    Digitized images of over 1,000 American magazines and journals published between 1741-1900. Titles range from the scientific journal Medical Repository to Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. 1740-1900.
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