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BATTLE OF WYSE FORK in NC & Negro Soldier Bill Passage 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391984612063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 13, 1865 * Negro Soldier Bill passage * Battle of Wyse Fork - North Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Lee" "Victory Won by Gen. Bragg near Kinston" "THE SOUTH" "Passage of the Negro Soldier Bill by Both Houses of Congress " & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:15

$28.00
161330

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223761808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN IN FLIGHT ON BRITISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:28

$38.00
161326

President General ANDREW JACKSON DEATH & Slave ad 1845 Louisville KY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982069068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death * Rare title w/ runaway slave ad The front page is filled with hundreds of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Inside pages have various news of the day including: "Death of Gen. Jackson--Reception of the News". Another bit on this on page 3. Pg. 2 also has: "Something New In Thieving" and an illustrated reward ad for a runaway negro boy (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:23

$52.00
161282

Early NOTRE DAME University Campus Print AD & Old West Crimes 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 * Old West stage coach robbery * University of Notre Dame The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...". "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads like a classic Wild West holdup, including: "...stopped by two men with shotguns & Wells, Fargo's & co.'s box demanded...". Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Also: "Death of a Noted Swindler" "New Way to Gamble" "Grant's Last Days". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:35

$33.00
161258

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221698767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 13, 1860 * Tensions in Southern states * Pre Civil War secession nears The ftpg. has: "Senator Wigfall of Texas on Secession" "The Disunion Question--Impossibility of Restoring the Slave trade--Secession Nothing but Revolution & Certain to Involve War". Inside has: "The Disunion Movement--Latest Indications from the South--Counter-movements in the North". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$27.00
161129

HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS James P. Alley Racist Caricature CARTOON 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977902093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, April 7, 1921 * Hambone's Meditations racist cartoon * James Pinckney Alley - cartoonist * Ex-slave Tom Hunley of Misssissippi James Pinckney Alley was the creator of the syndicated cartoon panel, Hambone's Meditations, and the first editorial cartoonist at The Commercial Appeal in 1916. The character of Hambone was inspired by J. P. Alley's encounter with a philosophical ex-slave, Tom Hunley, of Greenwood, Mississippi. Hambone's Meditations ran on the front page of The Commercial Appeal. When the elder Alley died April 16, 1934, Cal Alley and his brother James took over Hambone's Meditations. Pressure from Civil Rights groups brought the long-run cartoon ser... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:30

$29.00
160866

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972293396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Nov. 21, 1862 * Rare from the capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. has: "Interesting Historical Relations --The Last Effort To Save The Union" Also within: "The End Not Yet" "From Fredericksburg" "Atrocities of the Enemy" "Latest From the North" "Programme of Rosecrans--Successful Dash Into Kentucky" "Progress of the War" and more. Slave-related ads also including: "500 Negroes Wanted". Four pages, large folio size, some minor margin ears, but of fold foxing to the ftpg.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:27

$105.00
160450

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree NEGROES LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962778725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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-qu... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:11

$42.00
160341

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959821004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 in... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:49

$38.00
160057

Rare NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL Black Yankees 1943 WWII New York Times Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951156870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1943 * New York Black Yankees vs. Cubans * Rare Negro League baseball reporting The sport's section (page 19) has one column headings: "CUBANS TURN BACK BLACK YANKEES, 10-2" "Capture Negro League Opener, Then Battle to 5-5 Tie" See photos for text and score graph here. Uncommon to find reporting on the less popular Negro Leagues during this time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:35

$47.00
159823

JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Negro MLB Baseball Player Dodgers HATE MAIL 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372166653103

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1947 * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st Negro MLB baseball player The sport's section (page 16) has one column headings: "ROBINSON REVEALS WRITTEN THREATS" Dodgers' Negro Star Told in Anonymous Letters to 'Get Out of Baseball'" See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:21

$58.00
159819

ABBEVILLE Henry County Jail Alabama NEGRO Lynching Hanging Mob 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945533571

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1937 * Wesley Johnson Negro lynching * Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Acts to Impeach Sheriff After Alabama Lynching" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Wes Johnson at Abbeville, Alabama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:13

$42.00
159322

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150840080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middelweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:16

$46.00
159180

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928720243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Sept. 30, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly rare are those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, and from over 13 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. A wealth of news of the day and many advertisements including an illustrated ad for a runaway slave who was caught and put in jail (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:34

$93.00
159104

COLUMBIA TN Maury County Tennessee Cordie Cheek NEGRO Lynching Mob1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137471638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1933 * Cord Cheek - Negro lynching * Columbia TN Tennessee Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Negro, Freed by Court, Hanged in Tennessee; Lynching Handled Quietly, Sheriff Says" First report coverage on the lynching of Cord Cheek , Negro, in Columbia, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:23

$40.00
159100

KIRVIN Texas Negroes LYNCHINGS Burning Eula Ausley Rape & Murder 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927341918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1922 * Kirvin TX Texas Negroes lynchings * Eula Ausley rape and murder The front page has a one column heading: "MOB BURNS THREE NEGROES AT STAKE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Negro lynchings in Kirvin, Texas for the rape and murder of Eula Ausley. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:15

$44.00
159010

1967 CARL B. STOKES & Richard G. Hatcher African Americans Wins Mayor Elections


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135343625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 9, 1967 * Carl B. Stokes becomes 1st African-American mayor of a large U.S. city * Elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio * Richard G. Hatcher becomes 1st African American mayor of Gary, Indiana The front page has a four column heading: "Negro Elected Mayor in Gary, Ind.; Stokes Apparent Victor in Cleveland" First report coverage on the surprise victories of Carl B. Stokes in the race for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Richard D. Hatcher, an African-American as well, was also declared the winner in Gary, Indiana's mayoral race. It was the first time 2 African Americans won the mayoral race in cities with a population of more than 100,000. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:26

$68.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158897

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923310230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "The Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See Wikipedia for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:48

$39.00
158895

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the Wikipedia for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations..... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158889

KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Race PLAUDIT w/ Willie Simms 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923273349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 * Kentucky Derby * Plaudit - horse * Willie Simms The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristocratic Son of Himyar Defeats Lieber Karl in a Grand Race" "Thousand Witness the Event" with more (see). Eight pages, even toning, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:42

$64.00
158761

LITTLE ROCK AR Pulaski County Arkansas NEGRO Lynching Mob Hanging 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128696594

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1927 * Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas * African American John Carter lynching Page 29 has one column headings that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see) First report coverage lynching of John Carter at Little ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:45

$42.00
158484

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1858. * Southern Slavery question The back page has: "The Slavery Question In The South" "Comprehensive and Conservative View of the Field by a Southern Statesman" "The Northern Agitation Exhausting Itself--A Hopeful View of the Future" "Speech of Hon. James R. Hammond, Delivered at Barnwell Court House, October 28, 1858" Lengthy text takes up 4 1/4 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Academy of Music" "Amrine Disasters" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:15

$28.00
157610

DALTON GA Whitfield County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1936 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089728855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 7, 1936 * A.L. McCamy Negro lynching * Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia The front page has a small one column heading: "Suspect in Attack Lynched by Mob" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro A. L. McCamy in Dalton, Georgia Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning & a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:27

$40.00
157247

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negroes Students Central High School Arkansas 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887866078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 25, 1957 * Little Rock Nine enter school * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School protest The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Segregation Arrives With Bayonet Point" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:29

$40.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
156925

Rare 28TH INDIANA INFANTRY REGIMENT Colored Negro Troops 1866 Military Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067457585

Shown is an original & historic old document offered to enhance your collectible interest: A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866. "Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry." This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes this "U.S. Colored Infantry" unit was commanded by "Capt. Adelbert C. Sherman, about whom I can find nothing. But research seems to indicate this is the "28th Indiana Infantry Regiment (Colored)", about which much information can be found online (copies are supplied with this document). The document opens to measure 10 3/4... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:15

$148.00
155815

Great ATLANTIC OCEAN West Indies Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024882667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * Atlantic Ocean - West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "A New Map or Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, with part of Europe, Africa, and America: Shewing the Course of the Galleons, Flota etc. to and from the West Indies." This map shows the majority of the Atlantic Ocean as well as all of England, Spain, portions of France and Western Africa, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and the eastern portion of the Caribbean Islands, a bit of South America, and all of Newfoundland & the surrounding islands. There is a very large & exceedingly decorative en... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:30

$495.00
155737

CAB CALLOWAY Cotton Club Harlem Band Leader Jazz Scat Singer DEATH1994 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019928739

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 20, 1994 * Cab Calloway death (1st report) * African American jazz - scat singer * Cotton Club, Harlem, New York City Neat the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Cab Calloway, Legendary Hi De Ho Man of Jazz, Dies" with photo. (See) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-44, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:31

$56.00
155731

18th SLAVERY Emancipated Negro Woman & Her Master Owner Grateful 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019923544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPECTATOR, New York, Dec. 13, 1797 The ftpg. has over a full column of a letter "To Dr. William Currie" signed in type: N. Webster, Jun. Page 3 has an article: "The Generous Slave!" who offered a kindness to her former owner, it ending with: "...Yet such are the qualities of the race that we enslave!" Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, an archival mend on pg. 2, generally nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:23

$37.00
155578

Rare PORT ROYAL SC Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842486929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Oct. 4, 1862 * Rare Union occupation title * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspaper was published in South Carolina considering the state remained a Confederate stronghold until near the end of the war. This is issue #8. Certainly the prime content is complete printing of the Emancipation Proclamation" on page 4 which is headed: 'The Decree of Emancipation" and ... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:14

$1,250.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 10, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside has: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, U.S. Senator-Elect from Illinois"; "South Carolina -- The Celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th in Charleston -- Scenes and Incidents of the Parade"; "New York City -- Early Morning at a Police Station -- Turning Out the Vagrant Night Lodgers"; "New York -- Sleighing on the New 'Ocean Parkway' from Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to the Atlantic - a Trot on the Coney Island Beach"; "Hon. Stewart... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
155535

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015964788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred Page 3 has a one column heading: "VIGILANTES URGED FOR SHELBYVILLE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipe... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:17

$44.00
155417

MILTON FL Santa Rosa County Florida NEGRO Lynching Shooting 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011565929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1937 * J.C. Evans Negro lynching * Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida Page 9 has one column headings: "HOODED MEN LYNCH NEGRO IN FLORIDA" "Five Halt Sheriff's Car at Midnight Seize Prisoner and Drive Off With Him" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro J.C. Evans in Milton, Florida. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light even toning, generally in nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2017 07:22

$42.00
155351

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nearing End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009661395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from just over 2 months before surrendering. The front page has a few war-related items but also has many advertisements and a: "Negro Auction and Commission House!" advertisement (see). Much of the war reporting is on the back page with: "War News--Sherman - The Army of Tennessee - Yankees on the Chowan" "Northern News" "Fight Between Yankee Congressmen" "Rosser's Cavalry Capture of Be... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:12

$238.00
154795

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980914957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN FLEES TO SAVE LIFE" with subhead. (see) Other news, sport and advertismeents of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:39

$35.00
154087

HARPER'S FERRY John Brown Insurrection & Slave Ship Capture 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788331779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1859 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Harper's Ferry insurrection Front page reports include: "The Slave Trade" "Capture of an Alleged Slaver---Her Arrival in New York" which is concerning the slave ship Emily & takes almost the entire first column (see). Also: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Sentence of Cook and Other Insurrectionists". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin but no loss of text, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 17, 2017 14:05

$43.00
153661

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Negro Labor & more 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931357470

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 11, 1865 Among the front page column heads are: "OUR SOUTHERN TOUR" "The Real Sentiment In the South" "Views of the People" "Negro Labor--Pro and Con" "A Rough But Truthful Discourse" "The Insanity of Slavery" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, minor fold wear.

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:04

$27.00
153529

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see) Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
153380

FATHER DIVINE African Americans Pilgrimage Peace Mission Movement 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747647268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936 * Father Divine's pilgrimage * African American spiritual leader * International Peace Mission movement The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 sub... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:28

$34.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arrest of a Yankee Female--Affairs in the Southwest" "The Soldiers at Branchville" "Fort Sumter" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements including "$50 Reward" for a runaway slave, also: "Slave Labor For the Coast" and others. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, one discrete archival mend to the back, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
153294

Rare CONFEDERATE Negro Troops Confederacy Collapsing 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911009173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 14, 1865 * Negroes in the Union armies * Confederacy collapsing Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "The Courts" "Consolidation" "The Last Appearance of a Negro Delineator" "Aiding Slaves to Escape to the Enemy" & a few other smaller items. The bkpg. has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "The air is full of rumours; and false ones mainly. Northern papers lately informed us, for example, of a proposal made by the Georgia state authorities to General... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:16

$105.00
153015

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733952826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London from Paris..." with... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:02

$98.00
152997

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Negro Ozie Powell Escape Attempt SHOT 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733530042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1936 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Ozie Powell shot - escape attempt The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO NEGRO SHOT TRYING BREAK AS HE STABS GUARD" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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. Nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 07:42

$33.00
152969

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730090220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Embassadors in Their State Costume" with a related article, but the prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:44

$620.00
152857

JIM THORPE & Joe DiMaggio JACKIE ROBINSON Contract Signing PHOTOS 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727624841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1950 * Jim Thorpe - Jackie Robinson - Joe Dimaggio * Three famous sport's stars in 1 issue The sports page has a very notable report on the legendary Jim Thorpe, with a two column head: "Thorpe Hailed As Greatest Player On Gridiron in Past Fifty Years" and also: "Carlisle Indian First in Mid-Century Poll With 170 Votes--Red Grange Next With 138 as Nagurski Gets 38 for Third". Included as well is a photo captioned: "Jim Thorpe with Carlisle Indian School Team forty years ago." and headed: "Picked As Football Star of Half-Century" (see). Also very notable on the following sports page is a near banner head: "Yanks Sign DiMaggio; Robinson Accepts Dodgers' Terms" ... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:15

$83.00
152565

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM DEATH 1st Black Woman in Congress & Pres Candidate 2005


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880428607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005 * Death of Shirley Chisholm * 1st African American Woman elected to United States Congress * 1st Black to be a major party (Democratic Party) nominee for President of the United States Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. This also includes a 6 1/2 x 4 /12 photo and a smaller more curr... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:31

$225.00
152229

UNCF United Negro College Fund Black Students Schoarships FOUNDED 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707680620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1944 * UNCF founded * United Negro College Fund starts Page 17 has brief, discrete but eventful article with one column headings: "Drive To Open Wednesday" "United Negro College Fund Seeks to Raise $1,500,000" See image for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition, light staining on front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:30

$48.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151892

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Negroes Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697024521

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * Captain surrenders Near the bottom of the front page is a brief and somewhat discrete report headed: "Surrender of the Captain of the Yacht Wanderer" Also another brief report headed: "The Supposed Slaver Laurens" Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:24

$28.00
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