Curators: Part A: Ashley Durrance, Hannah Harkins, Nicholas Palombo, Leslie Rewis. Part B: Melanie Berry, Christy Hutcheson, Eli Jones, and Morgan Shaffer. Benjamin Fagan at Auburn University, Fall 2016.
Further Acknowledgements to the CCP Exhibits team and Sarah Patterson and Samantha Q. de Vera, Co-Chairs of Exhibits team, for creating visualizations, editing, and revising this exhibit.
Special thanks to Gale, a Cengage Company, and Accessible Archives Inc.® for granting permission for the use of the materials from 19th Century U.S. Newspaper and African American Newspapers: The 19th Century.
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Previous Citation: Berry, Melanie, Christy Hutcherson, Eli Jones, and Morgan Shaffer. “The Early Case for a National Black Press.” Colored Conventions Project. 2016. https://coloredconventions.org/black-press.
Previous Citation: Berry, Melanie, Christy Hutcherson, Eli Jones, and Morgan Shaffer. “A National Press?: The 1847 National Convention and the North Star.” Omeka RSS. 2016. https://coloredconventions.org/exhibits/show/national-press-1847.