From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

NEH Digital Newspaper Program at the University of Kentucky

Included in this leading-edge preservation project is the digitization of some of the earliest issues of the Afro-American Mission Herald, American Baptist, Kentucky Reporter, and The Southern Evangelist (later called the Afro-American Presbyterian). Issues of the Afro-American Mission Herald were borrowed from the Congregational Library and Archives in Boston, Massachusetts. Keyword-searchable digital images of the newspapers are available to the public via the Kentucky Digital Library Newspapers. Newspapers Wanted! Early issues of other Kentucky African American newspapers are wanted; please contact the University of Kentucky Libraries Digital Programs at (859) 257-3210.

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“NEH Digital Newspaper Program at the University of Kentucky,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 27, 2019,

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