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Widener Library

African-American Newspapers and Microfilms

This is a historic film collection, primarily made up of Negro Newspapers on Microfilm, a collection of more than 200 African-American newspapers owned and copied by the Library of Congress (LC) from the mid-1800s to the mid-1950s. Please note that not all titles are shelved in the Newspaper Microfilm Reading Room. Call numbers starting with NB and NC can be found in the Newspaper Microfilm Reading Room. Other call numbers can be found in Government Documents and Microforms, Lamont Library. Check the HOLLIS catalog to confirm a specific location.

This is not a complete listing of African-American newspapers in the Harvard system. If you need assistance, please contact a reference librarian.