You can find the specific data that this has complied from the sixteen Black newspapers in 19th century Ohio. The three categories–topics (“what the subscribers read”), quoted periodicals (“what the editors reprinted”), and advertisements (“what the advertisers sold”)–include each subdata accroding to six different decades from the 1840s to 1890s. If you need data from individual newspapers, please contact me at jwoowinter [at] gmail [dot] com.

19th Century Ohio Black Newspapers Data

The Pallaidum of Liberty exceptionally offers more data sources, as the newspaper lists its subscribers and agents, which allow us to observe the geographical network of Black communities such as national and state Colored Conventions beyond its base city, Columbus.