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The Afro-American Mission Herald (Louisville, KY newspaper)

The Afro-American Mission Herald was originally published in Louisville, KY, by the Foreign Mission Board of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America. The publication kept missionaries and others informed about the work being done abroad.

The newspaper remained in Louisville for 11 years, then moved to Philadelphia, PA. The newspaper's name was changed to Mission Herald and is still in print today.

Selected issues of The Afro-American Mission Herald, 1900-1901, are available online at the Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program.

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