Bert Kelly's Jaz Band (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Sep 14 15:09:54 UTC 2010

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> I'm very interested to see that the Indianapolis Freeman is digitized
in EAN.
> I've never seen the paper, but have often seen references to it in
> scholarship.  I get the impression that it had the ambition to be a
> newspaper, as the Chicago Defender came to be, and it should have a
lot of
> good stuff in it, particularly from the 1910s and 1900s.  But since it
> young, so to speak, it's been forgotten, or so's my impression.  When
> released a huge collection of black newspapers on microfilm a few
years ago,
> it was left out.  The NYPL does own a microfilm, which has been on my
list of
> things to look at there.

A run of the Freeman was available for a while on Google News Archives,
but I can't find it now.  (Has GNA changed its search interface?  It
seems to run differently than it used to, but I can't put my finger on
why/how it's different.)
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