Freedom’s Journal

One of the most celebrated and influential newspapers from early America, Freedom’s Journal was published in New York City between 1827 and 1829. Leading black intellectuals Samuel Cornish and John Russwurm served as the principal editors. Topics included equal rights, abolitionism, and other political developments both international and domestic.

Issues from Vol. 1 are available here.

Issues from Vol. 2 are available here.

Source: Library of Congress Photoduplication Service (microfilm)


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