African American Newspapers Forum
Online Early AA Newspapers in Ohio - FREE
Some early AA Newspapers from Ohio are available at the URL below.
Scroll to and click "African-American Experience in Ohio: 1850-1920", then click Newspapers for a listing of those newspapers in the collection. By clicking the Long Description there will be a listing of issues that are available for online viewing for each newspaper. Microfilm copies for some of these newspapers may be obtained thru Inter-Library Loan.
I was made aware of an article in the Cleveland Journal by my AfriGeneas Newspaper Angel . The article described the 100th birthday celebration for a 4th great-grandmother and was dated 27 May 1905. The article contained genealogical/historical information of which I had no previous knowledge.
Cleveland Journal Article (4 screen pages)
Newspapers .... early AA newspapers in particular are a GREAT source of family history and genealogical information.
Art's Families & Other Folks
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