State Library Announces Black Newspaper Collection

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The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce it now provides access to the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection. This historical newspaper collection provides genealogists, researchers, and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Some of the newspapers included in this collection are the Atlanta Daily World, the Baltimore Afro-American, the New York Amsterdam News, and the Norfolk Journal and Guide. The total years covered in this resource are from 1893 to 2005. South Carolina State Library cardholders may access the collection at the Library's list of online databases. If you live in South Carolina and would like to get a library card, please visit our Get a Library Card webpage

Upcoming Event

Speaker at the Center event with Charlie Meshaw

Speaker at the Center

Join the South Carolina State Library and the SC Center for the Book for our next Speaker at the Center Author Talk featuring Charlie Mewshaw, author of Arcane Carolinas:  Folklore, Urban Legends, and Tales of Modern Weird from the Carolinas and co-host of the Arcane Carolinas Podcast.