Two new additions have been added to The Genealogy Center's On-Site Databases
for those interested in African American research. African American Historical Newspapers
offers nine distinct newspapers featuring the Atlanta Daily World
(1931-2003), The Baltimore Afro-American
(1893-1988), Chicago Defender
(1910-1975), Cleveland Call and Post
(1934-1991), Los Angeles Sentinel
(1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News
(1922-1993), The Norfolk Journal and Guide
(1921-2003), The Philadelphia Tribune
(1912-2001), and Pittsburgh Courier
(1911-2002). When the database opens, click on the "Genealogy" link to access the newspapers. Researchers can find obituaries as well as political and society articles by searching for a person's name or keywords. Digital images of the articles are downloadable in a pdf format and and printable.
Our Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive database has recently been updated with a fourth collection covering the topic of emancipation. The site is searchable by name or keyword and offers an array of original documents, which are categorized on the results page as subject tabs on the top of the screen: Books and pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, manuscripts, U.S. Supreme Court Records, and Reference. The digital images can be downloaded as a pdf or printed.
These wonderful new resources are available to those who visit The Genealogy Center or a branch of the Allen County Public Library.