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Title: Chicago Defender (Chicago, Ill. : 1906)

Alternate Title: The Chicago Defender; Chicago Daily Defender; Daily Defender; Weekend Chicago Defender
City: Chicago, Illinois  Country: United States
Frequency: Weekly
Language: English
Subject/Audience: African-American
Notes: As: Chicago Defender (1906-1966)
Chicago Daily Defender (1966-1973)
Chicago Defender (1973-current).
Frequency changes.


Available in the following formats/locations:
Format: Online   
Notes: Multiple editions in this collection:
Chicago Defender (1909-1921), Big Weekend edition
Chicago Defender (1921-1967), National edition
Daily Defender (1956-1960), Daily edition
Chicago Daily Defender (1960-1973), Daily edition
Chicago Daily Defender (1968-1973), Big Weekend edition
Chicago Defender (1973-1975), Daily edition
Chicago Defender (1973-1975), Big Weekend edition.
Acquired with gifts from Library Friends.
Online Collection: ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers  [Access restricted to UIUC affiliates.]
Summary Dates: 1909 – 1975
Detailed Dates:   Jul 31, 1909
Jan 1, 1910 – Dec 31, 1975  
Web Link: Available online to UIUC affiliates.

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433CHD
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: Includes City ed.
Summary Dates: 1909 – 1966
Detailed Dates:   Jul 31, 1909
Jan 1, 1910 – Dec 28, 1912  
Feb 15, 1913 – Dec 7, 1918  
Feb 22, 1918 – Dec 27, 1924  
Feb 7, 1925 – Feb 28, 1925  
May 23, 1925 – Dec 26, 1925  
Jan 2, 1926 – Apr 23, 1966  

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433CHD1
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: Weekly ed.
Summary Dates: 1966 – 1973
Detailed Dates: Apr 30, 1966 – Feb 17, 1973  

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433CHD2
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: Weekend ed.
Summary Dates: 1973 – 1980
Detailed Dates: Feb 24, 1973 – Apr 26, 1980  

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433CHD3
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: "Weekend Chicago Defender"
Summary Dates: 1980 – 2004
Detailed Dates: May 3, 1980 – Mar, 2004  

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433DD
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: "Daily Defender"
Summary Dates: 1956 – 1960
Detailed Dates: Feb 6, 1956 – Nov 7, 1960  

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433DD1
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: "Chicago Daily Defender"
Summary Dates: 1960 – 1973
Detailed Dates: Nov 8, 1960 – Feb 15, 1973  

Format: Microfilm   Call Number: FILM071.731C433DD2
Location: History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. 246 Main Library
Notes: Daily ed.
Summary Dates: 1973 – 2005
Detailed Dates: Feb 19, 1973 – Sep, 2005  

Format: Print   Call Number: Portfolio#29
Location: Newspaper Portfolio. Ask staff at HPNL (246 Main Library) for assistance.
Portfolio: 29
Collection: Portfolio 29
Summary Dates: 1986 – 1987
Detailed Dates:   Feb 15, 1986
  Nov 28, 1987

Format: Print   Call Number: 071.731C433DD2
Location: Newspaper Storage- Oak St.. Ask staff at HPNL (246 Main Library) for assistance.
Summary Dates: 2004 – 2004
Detailed Dates: Apr 2004 – Dec 2004  Some issues missing

Format: Print   Call Number: 071.731C433DD2
Location: Newspaper Storage- Oak St.. Ask staff at HPNL (246 Main Library) for assistance.
Summary Dates: 2008 – 2012
Detailed Dates: Nov. 2008 – Sep. 2009  
Dec. 30, 2009 – Jan. 4, 2011  
Jan 5, 2011 – Jan. 3, 2012  

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