African-American and Virginia Historical Newspapers Online

Two new databases are available at your fingertips:

NewspapersAfrican-American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Explore this database to compare and contrast African American views on practically every major theme of the American past. The database offers users valuable primary sources for cultural, literary, social history, and ethnic studies research by accessing approximately 270 U.S. newspapers.

Virginia Historical Newspapers, 1750 – 1880

Interested in local history or genealogy research? Browse over 70 Virginia newspapers from early 1750 to late 1880 for news, opinions, prices, birth and death notices.