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173688

HENRY HIGHLAND GARNET 1st African American Speak to Congress 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317721149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1865 * Henry Highland Garnet - minister - abolitionist * 1st African American to speak to Congress * re. end of slavery during the Civil War The ftpg. is filled with Civil War-related content, among which is are subheads including: "Great War Meeting in Richmond--Speech of Sec. Benjamin...He Advocates the Arming of [Blacks]--Fierce Denunciation of Yankees, but Very Little Comfort for Rebels". Page 4 has an extremely significant item in Black history, being an inconspicuous report noting: "The Rev. Henry Highland Garnett, the well-known colored minister, preached in the hall of the House of Representatives yesterday morning by invitation...A large crowd of both white and colored auditors wa... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:30

$188.00
173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173528

1st AFRICAN AMERICAN Lee Elder to Play PGA Golf Masters Augusta 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689353324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, April 11, 1975 * Lee Elder breaks the color barrier * 1st African American in Masters (day 1) * PGA Professional Gold Accociation The sport's section has an historic African American item in the sport of professional golf. Page 25 has a headline: "History-Making Lee Elder Pleased by Warm Response" with photo of Elder. Close cut along the right margins slightly affects this report. Other Masters' related headings and leaderboard. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Fort-four pages, a few binding holes along the spine, the mentioned close cutting along the right margins, otherwise generally very nice.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:24

$58.00
173518

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff VA Virginia 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351038

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 7, 1861 * Pro Confederate title * Battle of Ball's Bluff Among the various reports are: "Rebel Account of the Battle of Ball's Bluff..." "The Exchange of Prisoners" "The Battle of Ball's Bluff" "The Negro Clergyman with Seward's Passport in his Pocket" "Official Report of Major Sturgis of the Battle of Wilson's Creek" "The Retirement of Gen. Scott" "The Santa Rosa Battle" and so much more. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So o... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:20

$36.00
173394

United States BILL OF RIGHTS Constitution Amendments Printing 1790 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392310253572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1790 * United States Bill of Rights printing (historic) Articles include: "An Oration...on the Unlawfulness & Impolicy of Capital Punishments & the Proper Means of Reforming Criminals" "Extract of a Letter from Dr. Franklin - Essay on Luxury" "Essay on the Influence of Religion" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to John Alleyne" is signed in type: B. F. "Sketch of the Life of the Late General Nathaniel Greene" "Character of the Irish" & much more. Near the back is "Domestic Intelligence" with the latest news reports including an item from North Carolina that the state: "...have called a convention for the purpose of discussing the momentous subject of the federal constitution...",... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2019 07:05

$890.00
173391

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Track & Field Wins GOLD Medals 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685167258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:30

$82.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
173314

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307989326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 7 has one column headings: "Activity In The Slave Trade" "Capture of Two More Slavers--The Erie and Storm King" "Nearly Fifteen Hundred [Blacks] Found on Board" (see photo). This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, archival strengthening along the margins, printing flaw within mentioned article (see), a little spine wear.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:50

$37.00
173305

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683182352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 9, 1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original This newspaper was one of the most widely-read that was produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad (photo on the ftpg.) began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communities, especially items concerning the Nation of Islam. The full ftpg. has a quote by him: "Muhammad: Black People of the U.S. A., Join Onto Your King, the Nation of Islam (the Muslims). Come, Follow Me. ... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:43

$38.00
173256

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN 1st Black Woman Jane Bolin Sworn In Judge 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304985448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1939 * Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC) * 1st African-American black Woman The top of page 7 has a very notable item, being a report of the first African-American woman judge in the United States. The article features a photo of Jane Bolin being sworn into office, headed: "Mayor Swears In [Black] Woman as Judge; Summons Her to Office, Then Breaks News". The article begins: "Told by telephone that Mayor LaGuardia wanted to see her yesterday...Miss Jane M. Bolin obeyed the summons, wondering what the Mayor wished to speak to her about and got one of the surprises of her life when he swore her in as the first [Black] woman justice of the Domestic Relations Court..." with much more on her li... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 15:14

$87.00
173254

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant Poet Poem & Biography 1773 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372680116930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1773 * Phillis Wheatley poem & biography * Famous "Slave" servant turned poet Near the back is a printing of a poem titled: "On Recollection" which was written by the famed black poetess Phillis Wheatley. This piece also includes a brief biography of her. Phillis Wheatley was the first published African American poet and the first African-American woman whose writings helped create the genre of African American literature. Born in Gambia, she was made a slave at age seven. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write, and helped encourage her poetry. The 1773 publication of Wheatley's "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 14:48

$435.00
173246

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304429000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate (consuming all of page 1 & most of page 2), with page 3 mostly taken up with reports headed: "Congress--In Senate" and further on: "Hou... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 15:00

$4,600.00
173618

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392316089362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...". The front page has the endorsement of President Abraham Lincoln's famous rally letter, which defended his Emancipation Proclamation, by the members of the Syracuse Convention. This letter was read at the convention held the day prior in Springfield, Missouri. Eight pages, minima... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2019 11:42

$37.00
172785

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293194465

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1776 * Great year to have (1776) This was a decidedly Tory newspaper, supportive of the British efforts in America. This newspaper ended publication in June, 1778 when the British evacuated the city. The front page has a legal notice concerning a naval court case brought by John Barre, commander of the brigantine Lexington, against: "...James & Joshua, Negro slaves, lately taken on board the prize sloop called the Edward..." (see). The ftpg. also has a full column report from the Admiralty office in London concerning a wide variety of naval news reports from America (see). Also a brief item noting: "...His Majesty was pleased to say much in favour of his conduct at Bunke... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:38

$540.00
172778

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. I Have A Dream Speech MARCH on Washington 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293190417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 28, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. * March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom * "I Have A Dream" speech fame Near the bottom of the front page is a six column headline concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "100,000 Turn Out For Capital March Before Noon" with subheads and related photo. It was at this march where Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his immortal "I have a dream..." speech (not included here). A rare same-day report of this significant event as most newspapers reported it on the 29th. Complete with 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:35

$78.00
172727

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392291981876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, March 23, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight * From the city of his assassination The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this campaign. It was his eventual arrest and guilty verdict that pushed him into the national spotlight. The front page of this issue has the report of this event with a one column heading: "LEADER OF BOYCOTT DRAWS FINE OF $500" with subhead. (see) A significant issue in the early stages of the Civ... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:10

$110.00
172676

KENNY WASHINGTON 1st African American NFL Football Black Signer 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372663743708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 22, 1946 * Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier * NFL football signs it's 1st African American player * Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis) The front page of the sport's section has a one column photo with small heading: "Signed by Rams" (see) The next page has a one column heading: "Rams Sign [Black] Star" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Kenneth S. Washington (August 31, 1918 – June 24, 1971) was a professional football player who was the first African-American to sign a contract with a National Football League team in the modern (post-World War II) era.

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Ends June 02, 2019 07:28

$82.00
172623

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Rarely found today. All of the front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 contains a report headed: "From Rebel Papers, Charlestown, South Carolina, Oct. 7" and one with a Boston dateline which includes: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., President of the American Congress & first Major-General of the militia of this State...his arrival was ma... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:01

$395.00
172622

VERY Rare & Early AMERICAN Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1740 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). This issue is among the earliest American newspapers we have offered. Not surprisingly much of the news on the front page is from London & other parts of Europe, however there are reports datelined: "Philadelphia" and "New York"... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:00

$3,540.00
172596

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372661493383

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just before Brown's execution Page 5 reports on plans for the hanging of John Brown for his involvement in the Harper's Ferry insurrection, with column heads: "From Charlestown" "The Visits of Clergymen" "Reporters In A Dilemma" "Removal of Stevens" "Brown's Letter to be Seized Upon" "Admiration For the Gallows". Many subheads include: "The Execution". Page 7 includes nearly two columns of reports on the: "Funeral of Washington Irving". Eight pages, a few leaves close-trimmed at right margin not affecting noted text.

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:30

$48.00
172541

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Pre Rev. War 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284199910

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 10, 1775 * John Hancock and the Massachusetts Bay colonists - calls for a Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to Almighty God * Rare mention of the non-Negro slave trade * Georgia agreement - the Continental Association * Virginia troops commended This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia. Part of the front page has a report on the ship St. Stephen, noting in part: "...This vessel has long been employed in the Guinea trade in a new way...He trades in gold dust..... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 15:14

$6,950.00
172539

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659220932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 26, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:54

$33.00
172535

13th THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT Abolition of Slavery 1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution * 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted. It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes a theme of agitation upon a subject of the eterna... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172515

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Emancipation Slaves Message to Congress 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284010759

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 7, 1862 * President Abraham Lincoln * Message to U.S. Congress * Slavery emancipation Among the many front page one column Civil War heads are: "Important Message Of the President to Congress" "Initiatory Movement for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery" with the document printed in full and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln (see). Also: "Government Pecuniary Aid for State Emancipation" "Activity of the Hostile Armies on the Lower Potomac" "Brisk Cannonading on Both Sides" "Skirmishes With the Enemy" and much more. Eight pages, a few spots on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:54

$64.00
172514

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Owen Lovejoy Death 1864 CW Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659070293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 1, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title * Owen Lovejoy death * American Civil War era A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. Page 3 has: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "Its Objects Defined" "By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" which re-states his Amnesty Proclamation of December 8, 1863 in which an offer for amnesty was given to those who would swear their allegiance to the government, under several stipulations. This docu... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:53

$98.00
172438

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
172387

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655025839

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing - Grant's official report * 2 front page Civil war maps The most noteworthy content is found on the front page: "EMANCIPATION IN THE DISTRICT" which includes: "An act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia..." with further particulars. It is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The ftg. also has nice column heads on the battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing as it was also called: "The Battle of Pittsburg" "Beauregard's Flag of Truce" "Hi... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:01

$115.00
172381

SLAVER STORM KING Afrcian Slaves Trade Ship Kongo Blacks ESCAPE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279456977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * re. Slaver Storm King escape * Indictment of officers The back page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade In New York" "The Escape of the Alleged Slaver Storm King...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaw near beginning the mentioned report (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:46

$28.00
172322

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:15

$28.00
172305

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Slavery & Lincoln Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653484885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate publication Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians..." "The Indian War". Among articles inside: "What the Army Threatens to Do With Abolitionism" "The Present Administration of the Country--Its Promises--Its Doings--Its Chances" "War News of the Week" "McClellan's Report of the Battles of South Mountain and Antietam" "Official Confirmation of the Capture of Munfordsville" and so much more. Eight pages, good conditi... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:18

$38.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172175

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Miss Anderson Sings To 75,000 In Washington" See image for brief report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Great condition as such, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$40.00
172128

FATS WALLER Thomas Wright Jazz Pianist & Composer DEATH 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1943 * American jazz pianist & composer * Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller death Page 27 has one column headings: "T. W. (FATS) WALLER PIANIST, COMPOSER" "Noted Negro Artist of Stage, Screen and Radio Dies on Train at Age 39" with one column photo of Waller. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than in... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$44.00
172119

BLACK BASEBALL LEAGUE w/ Early Satchel Paige Pitcher Rpt. 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648213151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1937 * Rare black baseball league report * Early Satchel Paige as pitcher The sports page (pg. 29) has a one column wide report headed: "[Black] Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paige, generally regarded as the greatest of [black] pitchers. Paige did well in his own right, striking out eight batters & yielding only one base on balls..." with more. Paige is also listed in the battery in the box score (see photos). This was when Paige was playing for the Dominican Republic team. An early report on one of the most famous of all African-American ba... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:44

$52.00
172039

Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644511668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Jan. 7, 1853 (shown in the masthead as 1852, but inside pages and the vol./issue reference #'s confirm it to be 1853) * Extremely rare title We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Slavery In the United States" "Slavery & the Slave Trade" "The National Era &... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:16

$6,400.00
172027

BOBBY GRIER Breaks Color Barrier at SUGAR BOWL College Football 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1956 * Bobby Grier breaks color barrier * 1956 Sugar Bowl classic * Georgia Tech vs. Pitt The top of page 23 has a two column heading: "Tainted Tech Tally Beats Pitt Team, 7-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) Other major bowl games reported as well. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikiedpia notes: Bobby Grier was the first African American football player to break the color barrier of the United States collegiate Sugar Bowl game, in 1956, which is held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Particularly in the deep South, the mid-1950s was a period of strident racial segregation for sports, as well as other areas of life. At the time, Grier's part... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:51

$67.00
172015

SOUTHERN ARMAGEDDON ? Bobby Grier & Marvin Griffin re. Sugar Bowl 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1955 * Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin * Southern Armageddon at Sugar Bowl ? * Bobby Grier - 1st African American ? The sport's section (page 33) has a two column heading: "Governor's Bowl Stand Is Opposed by Regents" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
171923

CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff Virginia RICHMOND VA 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 * Battle of Ball's Bluff * Capital of Confederacy Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk" "Our Northern Summary" "Affairs At the South" "The Battle of Leesburg--General Stone's Order" "Fight In Carroll County, Mo." "Later From Arizona--More of the Battle of Alamosa..." "From the Army of the Kanawha" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing throughout, some wear at the margins and the spine.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171908

MARYVILLE MO Missouri Raymond Gunn BLACK Schoolhouse Lynching 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639147163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1931 * Raymond Gunn lynching * Maryville MO Missouri * Burned atop a schoolhouse Page 3 has one column headlines: "BURNS [BLACK] KILLER ON VICTIM'S SCHOOL" "Maryville (Mo.) Mob Chains Teacher's Slayer on Roof and Fire Razes the Building" "Troops Remain Inactive" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of black Raymond Gunn in Maryville, Missouri. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1931, a notorious lynching occurred in Maryville when a mob burned alive African American Raymond... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 14:53

$50.00
171704

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships & Pennsylvania Child Free State 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 10, 1816 * African slave trade & more The back page has a few interesting items including: "By a decision in Pennsylvania, the child of a slave born in that state is free." Also: "The commissioners of the navy are advertising for life oak and other timber for a ship of the line and two frigates." Also: "The infamous trade to Africa for slaves, is pursued with uncommon vigor from Havana...The British vessels stationed on the coast of Africa have frequent battles with the slave traders & have captured several under Spanish colors." There is also a letter from General Andrew Jackson concerning the friendly intentions of the majority of the Cherokee Indians, signed in type: A. Jack... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$34.00
171700

CONTINENTAL ASSOCIATION Complete Text - We Will Die or Be Free 1774 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263036111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, December, 1774 Although formatted much like the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" this is a much more scarce title. "A Plan for Reconciling Britain and Her Colonies" asks 7 questions pertaining to this (see) with some thoughts. There are 13 1/2 pages taken up with some terrific content headed: "American Papers and Proceedings" near the beginning of which is a great report from New Hampshire noting: "All the commissioners, new counsellors, Tories, and their dependents are now in Boston; the country is pure & free from these contagious pests of human society. The soldiers are rebuilding the fortification, mount cannon., etc. to defend themselves & the Tories from the resentment of ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$177.00
171661

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Oneida Indians & Blacks Insurrection 1773 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631672366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1773 * Early American Indians * U.S. Slaves insurrection * Pre Revolutionary War An inside page has most of a column taken up with news from the New York Gazette, one beginning: "A scouting party of the Oneida Indians...returned from an attack \of some of their enemies to the Southward, either Choctaws or Cherokees..." with more. Another report gives some details of an attempted slave insurrection, including: "...about twenty of the most desperate of the [blacks] still in arms; that five who were taken were executed in the following manner..." (see) with additional details. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, good condition.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$36.00
171593

MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Battle of Stones River CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, January 14, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports are: ""Congress Yesterday", "Affairs In The Valley", "Yankees Threatening the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad", "Confederate States Congress", "Northern News", "The Platform of Lincoln's Administration--The New Abolition Pronouciamento", "The Intervention Scheme", "From the Battle Field" and more. The back page has a bit of news but is mostly taken up with advertisements. One item begins: "By confession of the enemy, General Bragg inflicted as much damage upon the Yankees as they have probably suffered in any other battle of the war. The slaughter was terri... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$98.00
171587

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259694039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of this section has a banner headline: "INDIANS BEAT BRAVES, 2-1, FOR 3-1 LEAD IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads and three related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run. More on page 7 of this section with another photo of Doby and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the mar... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:35

$57.00
171518

WILLIAM H. SEWARD Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign Out West 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258650345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1860 * William H. Seward campaigning out West * Abraham Lincoln about to become president Page 5 has one column headings : "Senator Seward In Missouri And Kansas" "Senator Seward On Slave Labor" (see) Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:48

$30.00
171413

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622281880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping * Harlem Negro mobster leader The front page has a one column heading: "RICH NEGRO SEIZED FOR $50,000 RANSOM" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Casper Holstein was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance. He, along with his occasional rival Stephanie St. Clair, was responsible for bringing back illegal gambling to the neighborhood after an eight-year absence following the conviction of Peter H. Matthews in 1915. Holstein became known as the "Bolito King".

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:43

$40.00
171399

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions 1st w/ BLACK Player 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct.7, 1947 * New York Yankees Win World Series (Champions) * First World Series to include an African American * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES; MacPHAIL RETIRES" with subheads, related photos and box scores. Another related photo on the back page. This was the first World Series to include an African-American in Jackie Robinson. Complete with 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:34

$62.00
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JACKIE ROBINSON First 1st Hit by a Black in MLB Baseball History 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620368238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1947 * Jackie Robinson gets 1st hit in MLB * 1st Negro baseball player * Texas City explosion disaster Page 29 has a one column heading: "Rookie Helps Dodgers Cuff Braves, 12-6" with box scores. Text includes: "Infielder Jackie Robinson collected his first safety in a National league game..." (see) This was Robinson's first ever hit in MLB and it was a bunt. This is actually the first hit by a African American in Major League Baseball as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reporteda in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:34

$56.00
171240

JACKIE ROBINSON Brooklyn Dodgers Spring Practice 1st Black DEBUT 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252975222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1946 * Jackie Robinson 1st step into MLB * Spring training debut (historic) * Winston Churchill gets ready for speech * Fulton, Missouri "Iron Curtain Speech" Page 22 has a somewhat discrete article with a one column heading: "2 Negro Players Start Workout With Montreal" First report coverage on Jackie Robinson making his debut into the Majors at spring training. He would make the farm team shortly after. Historic report on the 1st African American to play MLB. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:39

$52.00
171204

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery The top of page 5 has: "Exciting Fugitive Case In Troy - Arrest of a Virginia Runaway - His Release and Escape Through the Efforts of a Mob". This is the case of fugitive slave Charles Nalle. Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Page 2 of the "Supplement" issue which is attached has: "The Tenure by Which Slaves are Held" part of which notes: "...You very properly rebuke the South...for endeavoring to place their slaves, so-called, in the false position of property, & upon the same political footing with 'lands, horses, mules and hogs.' It must be apparent even... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$138.00
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