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Archives: African American History Sources

A guide to primary and secondary sources for St. Louis African American history.

Finding Aids by Subject: African American History

St. Louis African-American Newspapers

Online access (providing wide-span of years)

Full text searching is available for the noted African American newspaper, Chicago Defender, which often covered near-by St. Louis, as well as Midwest and national news.

Online, Microfilm and Print Access

Please contact organizations directly for newspapers not from WashU.

African-American Newspapers - National

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