Expanded Coverage Of The Liberator and African-American Newspapers

Malvern, PA (November 2, 2007) – Accessible Archives, Inc., a leading publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced the imminent availability of Part III of The Liberator and Part XII of African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century, two of its premier collections.

William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of The Liberator on January 1, 1831 with the motto: “Our country is the world – our countrymen are mankind.” A journalistic crusader advocating the immediate emancipation of all slaves, Garrison gained a national reputation for being one of the most radical of American abolitionists. The most influential newspaper in the antebellum antislavery crusade, The Liberator was published through December, 1865.

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