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Colored Citizen Newspaper ~ Online

Shared by Del Egan Jupiter

Subject: [FL-WFGS] Colored Citizen Newspaper Online
Reply-To: Dean DeBolt ,

In honor of Black History Month, the University Archives and West Florida
History Center is proud to announce the online availability of issues of
the Colored Citizen, a black newspaper published in Pensacola between 1914
and 1958. The University Archives and West Florida History Center holds
the largest holding of this rare newspaper in America, based on the Library
of Congress National Newspaper Program and the Florida Newspaper Program.

This newspaper is exceedingly rare. Though it was published weekly, we
only hold seven complete issues. We are interested in adding to this
collection and if anyone has copies of the paper or even parts, we would be
interested in digitizing them and adding to the holdings. Questions may
be directed to Dean DeBolt, University Archivist, at 474-2213 or by e-mail

The issues by be accessed through:
Click on the West Florida History Center, then Newspapers.

Dean DeBolt, University Librarian (Professor)/University Archivist
University Archives and West Florida History Center
University of West Florida Library
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750; 850-474-2213

West Florida History Center is the largest and most comprehensive
history collection about Pensacola and the West Florida region.

Digital collections can be found at:

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