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JOMC 342: Black Press and U.S. History  

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African American Newspapers: Online

Chicago Defenderimage from the Chicago Defender @ ProQuest.

TV & Image Archives (not African American)

  • NBC News Archives  
    Over 13,000 NBC News video clips in all areas & time periods. Includes newsreels from the 1940s, coverage of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, coverage of the first day of school in Little Rock in 1957, an interview with Eleanor Roosevelt from 1959.

African American Newspapers: Microfilm

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Using Microfilm

microfilm@ Wilson Library (North Carolina newspapers)

Microfilm reader/copiers are available in the second floor reading room. One microfilm reader is available in the fourth floor reading room. Read more about using Wilson Library.

@ Davis Library (national newspapers)

The Davis Library microforms collection is on the Lower Level of Davis Library. They have helpful staff to get microfilm reels for you & show you how to use them. Check their hours before going over to Davis.

NCAAP Papers

  • NAACP Papers
    Nearly two million pages of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the U.S. 1909 to 1972.

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