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This database contains the complete text of the major African American newspapers published in the United States and Canada during the 19th century. Included are:

The Christian Recorder, Philadelphia (1861-1902)
The Colored American, New York (1837-1841)
Douglass Monthly, Rochester, New York (1859-1863)
Frederick Douglass’ Paper, Rochester, New York (1851-1855; 1859-1863)
Freedom’s Journal, New York (1827-1829)
The National Era, Washington, D.C. (1847-1860)
The North Star, Rochester, New York (1847-1851)
Provincial Freeman, Chatham, Canada West (1854-1857)
Weekly Advocate (1837)