Frederick Douglass

Expansion of The Liberator and African-American Newspapers

Malvern, PA (June 12, 2008) – Accessible Archives, Inc., a leading publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced the immediate release of Parts IV and V of The Liberator and the upcoming availability of the Part XII Supplement to African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century, two of its premier collections.

The addition of the Part XII Supplement to African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century, consists of the remaining available years of the Frederick Douglass Paper. The paper began publication in 1851 and is already mounted through 1855. The supplement provides coverage of the years 1859–1863, and will be available by the end of July. Accessible Archives is attempting to complete the gap of 1856 – 1858, but has been unable to locate the necessary issues to date.

Download full press release (PDF):  Accessible Archives To Release Additional Units Of The Liberator And African-American Newspapers

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