African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography available in Hardcover
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The authentic voice of African-American culture is captured in this first comprehensive guide to a treasure trove of writings by and for a people, as found in sources in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. This bibliography of over 6,000 entries is the indispensable guide to the stories of slavery, freedom, Jim Crow, segregation, liberation, struggle, and triumph.
Besides describing many new discoveriesfrom church documents to early civil rights ephemera, from school records to single-mother newsletters, from artists' journals to labor publicationsthis work informs researchers where and how to find them (for example, through online databases, microfilm, or traditional catalogs).
About the Author
Maureen E. Hady is Assistant Head of Acquisitions, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Brief History of the Project
How to Use the Bibliography
Guide to Indexes
Guide to Libraries
Introduction by James P. Danky
Subject and Feature Index