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Author Pinnick, Timothy N.

Title Finding and using African American newspapers / Timothy N. Pinnick.

Publication Info. Wyandotte, OK : printed ... from author-submitted camera-ready copy by The Gregarth Publishing Co., 2008.
Imprint Wyandotte, OK : printed ... from author-submitted camera-ready copy by The Gregarth Publishing Co., 2008.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  929.1 PIN    AVAILABLE
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Description 71 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Making the case for newspaper research -- Locating black newspapers -- Tips and strategies for searching newspapers -- Newspapers online -- Closing commentary -- Select list of cities represented in social columns.
Summary "Finally a book has come along that dares to address the difficult topic of African American newspaper research. Are there actually black newspapers out there? How do I locate them? Is there much in them aside from obituaries? Are they worth the time and effort? Tim answers these questions and more as he skillfully navigates the topic armed with years of experience. After convincing the faint of heart of the absolute need to incorporate African American newspaper research into their overall research strategy, he then demystifies the process of locating African American newspapers, before providing researchers with a plethora of tips and strategies on how to track down those vital social columns--packed full of invaluable genealogical information on your ancestors!"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject African American newspapers -- Research.
African American periodicals -- Research.
African Americans -- Periodicals.
African Americans -- History -- Sources.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
Newspapers -- Directories.
ISBN 9780944619858 (pbk.)
0944619851 (pbk.)
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