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African-American Ancestors in Newspapers (Download)

Family Tree University Independent Study Course

By Timothy Pinnick

Format: Download

SKU# W0574

Conducting research on African-Americans ancestors is a challenging proposition and one must use all the available resources. Newspapers can provide a critical link to research success once the genealogist learns some important general knowledge along with a few essential skills. This course will equip you with key background information for newspaper research, expose myths pertaining to the use of white newspapers, give you the skill and confidence to seek out and utilize African-American newspapers, and furnish you with invaluable tips and strategies designed to optimize your success.


  • Why newspaper research is vital for African-American researchers
  • How to locate newspapers in libraries and archives and online
  • How to find information about your family in black newspapers
  • Strategies for using newspaper indexes

  • All African-American family historians
  • Anyone who's had trouble locating information in black newspapers

  • Recommended: Tim Pinnick's book, Finding and Using African American Newspapers
  • SKU W0574
    Author/Speaker/Editor Timothy Pinnick
    File Type PDF
    Format Download
    Special Requirements The classes are collections of PDF and Word documents to read and print out if students desire. The class has a number of lessons, each with a main "lecture" and additional reading assignments in PDF format, and an exercise or quiz to test the student's knowledge.

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