N.W. Ayer's American Newspaper Annual & Directory (1910-1922)
Data sorted by state, and then by town. Includes newspaper circulation, cost, advertising rates, and some contact information for key staff. Statistics are available in all for Black newspapers and periodicals; you may need to search "colored" or "negro" to find them.
All are available free online from the Library of Congress.
Some of the volumes missing from the Library of Congress may also be found online: 1886 pt. 1, 1895, 1899, and 1921.
UNC Library has many volumes of Ayer's directories, from 1930-1985 (under four different names).
Call number: PN4700 .E42. Available in print only.
Data includes newspaper circulation, cost, advertising rates, and some contact information for key staff.
Park Library has multiple years, including 1937, 1958, some years in the 1960s and 1970s, and most years from 1985-present. Davis Library has more coverage. Older editions available as Editor & publisher international year book. Most current in Park Library Reference.
Find 1961 and 1964 in the Park Library on 2-hour reserve.