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

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Jennifer Bartell Boykin, Poet Laureate of Columbia, SC

April 25, 2024, 6:00 PM
Join the South Carolina State Library's Center for the Book for our next Speaker at the Center Author Talk, featuring Poet Laureate of Columbia, SC, Jennifer Bartell Boykin. She will discuss her debut book of poetry, Traveling Mercy, and her upcoming release, Only Believe (The Word Works), a winner of the 2023 Hilary Tham Capital Collection.