An archive of periodicals that document the history of African American religious life and culture between 1829 and 1922. Primary sources include newspapers and magazines, plus reports and annuals from African American religious organizations, including churches and social service agencies.
Explore genealogical records from 1690 to 1994, including obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements, casualty lists, military and government documents, and more. This resource is provided as a database trial.
More than 6,000 digitized pages covering the years 1869–1910. Includes The Chattanooga News (1891–1910), The Chattanooga Press (1893–1905), The Chattanooga Commercial (1885–1887), The Daily Times (1869–1895), The Daily Commercial (1887–1887), and The Chattanooga Daily Commercial (1876–1885).
Full page images of the historical archives (1922–1990) are searchable along with—or separate from—the full-text articles in the current collection (1990–present) and full-page images for 2018–present. The historical archives are funded through the generous donations to the Library Foundation's "From Papers to Pixels" campaign.
Includes The Tennessean (in two separate databases, 1812–2002 and 1999–current), The Atlanta Constitution (1869–1984), Chicago Defender (1909–1975), The New York Times (1851–2017), The Wall Street Journal (in two separate databases, 1889–2003 and 2008–current), and The Washington Post (1877–2004). The Tennessean is provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Search historic newspaper pages from 1836–1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690–present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. More about the Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project