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176005

SELMA to MONTGOMERY Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485628236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass March 21, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march beginning (day of) The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Troops Set to Guard Rights March Today" with subheads. Related photo on page 22. This would be the 3rd try which would end in success. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:31

$52.00
175980

FATHER DIVINE African American Spiritual Leader Reigns Harlem NY 1937 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806636951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SUNDAY MAGAZINE Section only of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 6, 1937 * Father Divine & Harlem, New York * African American spiritual leader Page 3 of this section has a heading: "FATHER DIVINE Again Reigns SUPREME In His HARLEM KINGDOM" with 3 related photos. Complete magazine section only with 8 pages, a little margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:20

$37.00
175908

MORMONS SETTLERS Mormonism Utah War Wyoming & African Slave Trade 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480442099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30,1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Utah War coming to an end * The African slave trade Certainly a terrific issue for any student of Mormon history, as the entire front page is taken up with such content, with headings at the top of the front page including: "IMPORTANT FROM UTAH" "A Week Later from Camp Scott and Salt Lake City" "Arrival & Reception of the Peace Commissioners" "Incidents of Gov. Cumming's Interview with the Mormons" "Notes of the Route Between the Missouri River & the Salt Lake Valley" "Interesting Miscellaneous News" with the report carrying over to the back page where it takes an entire column as well. Plus, pg. 4 has yet further reports on the Mormons with a column headed: "Army... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:12

$117.00
175848

NAT TURNER'S SLAVES REBELLION Insurrection Revolt Blacks Mutiny 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472309361

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Sept. 14, 1831 * Nat Turner's slave rebellion - revolt Pages 2 and 3 have an uncommonly lengthy account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion, a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia led by Nat Turner. Rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, at least 51 being white. The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than two months. Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with this report, headed: "Southampton Affair", this issue being the first of this title to identify the leader: "...The universal opinion is that kpart of the country, is that Nat, a slave, a preacher and a pretended prophet, was the first contriver, the... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:16

$140.00
175815

JESSE OWENS & United States Win BERLIN OLYMPICS Track Champions 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798580767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, August 10, 1936 * Americans claim track championship * Ohio State sprinter Jesse Owens * Berlin, Germany Olympics * Adolph Hitler era The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "U. S. WITH 12 FIRSTS, RETAINS OLYMPIC TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP" with subheads that include: "OWENS FIRST AMERICAN TO WIN FOUR GOLD MEDALS SINCE GAMES OF 1900" and more. Coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Owens crossing the finish line in the 200. (see) 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. Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:07

$78.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
175761

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Wins 100-Meter Sprint RECORD 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797443803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1936 * Jesse Owens 100-meter gold medal victory * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a one column heading: "OWENS BREAKS WORLD RECORD IN OLYMPICS" with subhead. First report coverage continues in section 2 (sports) with related photo. 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. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quali... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:38

$88.00
175759

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797439521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT, Louisiana, July 27, 1858 * Rare pre Civil War title * 5 slave advertisements Page 5 is entirely filled with many advertisements, and among them are at least two for the sale of slaves, headed: "Foster's Slave Depot...he keeps constantly on hand and for sale mechanics, field hands, cooks, washers...Also buys and sells SLAVES on commission...large three story building to the use of Slaves, has made it the best depot in the city & well furnished for the comfort of Slaves." (see), and a another: "Virginia and Maryland [Blacks] for SALE..." (see) Three other slave related ads on the same page as well. Eight pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:32

$38.00
175726

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN George Washington & 18th Century SLAVERY 1789 U.S. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392468481671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1789 * President George Washington * Benjamin Franklin * Early slavery One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Pages 1 & 2 have the "Address of the Governor & Council of North Carolina to his excellency General Washington with his "Answer" signed in type: G. Washington. Other items in this issue include: "Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania" "...Respecting the Fortifications in the Western Country" "Account of the Society of Dunkards in Pennsylvania" "Account of the Effects of Electricity in Paralytic Cases. In a Letter to Dr. Pringle from Dr. Franklin" which is signed in type: B. Franklin, from Dec. 21, 1757; "On The Manumission of Slaves" One of t... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:36

$185.00
175693

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797046057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 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 November 07, 2019 06:29

$28.00
175542

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect JOURNEY To Washington White House 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392449612902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 18, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln as the president elect * His journey to Washington D.C. Among the front page column heads are: "Arrival of President Davis at Montgomery" "Southern Rights and Institutions to be Maintained at All Hazards" "The Southern Confederacy". Page 4 has much on Abraham Lincoln, including many comments on the editorial page concerning his trip towards Washington, and with one paragraph beginning: "In the event of a final & ultimate dissolution of the Union--of an irrevocable withdrawal of the Southern from the Northern portion of the confederacy--it will be found, in the end, that the slaveholding have every advantage over the non-slaveholding States..." with more (see for porti... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:44

$48.00
176032

Best VIOLA LIUZZO MURDER Selma To Montgomery Civil Rights March 1965 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392487297589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 26, 1965 * Viola Liuzzo murder (1st report) * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * From her hometown (rare) The front page has a banner headline: "U.S. Hunts Ala. Killers of Detroit Mother of 5" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) More inside, loads of text. This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success. Great to have in the Detroit publication, Liuzzo's hometown. Complete with all 40+ pages, library stamp within masthead, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 25, 2019 13:28

$99.99
175480

JOHN ANDERSON Escaped Fugitive Slave Extradition Case w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782315506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Canada West escaped slave w/ print “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "John Anderson, the Fugitive Slave i... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$83.00
175478

Very Rare SPARTANBURG SC Siege of Vicksburg CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CAROLINA SPARTAN, Spartanburg, South Carolina, July 2, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi A rare Confederate title to say the least. The front page begins with some nice reporting on the siege of Vicksburg with reports headed “From Vicksburg” which include some over optimistic thoughts: “…that perfect confidence prevails among our men. They are fully able to hold Vicksburg as long as they have anything to eat…Grant’s ditches are within 100 yards of our fortifications in one place, but nobody is uneasy about this…” with more. This Mississippi stronghold would fall to the Northern forces just 2 days after the publication of this newspaper... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:26

$540.00
176003

GEMINI 3 Manned Spaceflight Gus Grissom NASA Capsule Splashdown 1965 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372807731421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 24, 1965 * Gemini 3 manned spaceflight - NASA * Gus Grissom & John W. Young * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE TWINS IN TRIPLE SUCCESS" with subheads and large photo. NIce for display. More inside. Also a one column heading: "Ala. Marchers Slosh Through Foul Weather" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gemini 3 was the first manned mission in NASA's Gemini program, the second American manned space program. On March 23, 1965, the spacecraft, nicknamed Molly Brown, performed the seventh manned US spaceflight, and... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:19

$54.99
175902

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392480288691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Page 5 has an article headed: "Tennessee" "Double Assassination by Masked (H)orseman in Franklin", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining near the top portion, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield an... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2019 13:09

$79.99
175387

JACK JOHNSON Becomes 1st Black to Win Heavyweight BOXING Title - 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392435902636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st black boxer champion vs. Tommy Burns The front page has an article with one column heads: "JACK JOHNSON WAS SURE HE WOULD WIN" "[Black] Heavyweight Champion Says He Has No Complaints To Make" It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Twelve pages, light even toning, loose along the spine, a little wear at the blank margins, no text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 20, 2019 07:30

$92.00
175384

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372777332567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 into the present. Given the subs... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2019 07:29

$40.00
175373

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776381221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report) The front page of this section has a great banner headline above the masthead: "SCHMELING BATTERS JOE LOUIS TO CANVAS; KNOCKS OUT 'UNBEATABLE' NEGRO IN TWELFTH" with subheads and two nice photos, one showing the referee counting out a defeated Joe Louis laying on the canvas. (see) Nice for display. Much more on the next two pages with banner headlines and a few more photos. Probably one of the best issues we seen on this famous boxing upset. Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small bindin... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:21

$98.00
175328

Terrific SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Montgomery Alabama PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775128461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Jan. 26, 1861 A very rare issue as the front page has a terrific print captioned: "Annual Sale and Hiring of Slaves at Montgomery, Ala." accompanied with an article of the same heading. Only rarely were slave auction prints put in newspapers of the day, and this is great in that it is on the front page. Compounding the rarity is this being an uncommon title. Inside has: "Scene in Front of the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., on the Day the Ordinance of Secession Was Passed." and a print of: "The Secession War--Scenes on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter." The back page has a political cartoon. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:43

$610.00
175326

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433093615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial * Rare printing of Henry David Thoreau's lecture The last column of the front page has heads on the John Brown raid: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "More of the Insurrectionists Convicted" "Copeland's Confession" "Progress of The Revolution" "Endorsement of John Brown & His Cause" "Kansas Abolition Testimony Against Old John Brown" and more. The article takes a full column & carries over to take nearly 3 columns on pg. 2. Terrific detail. Perhaps the most noteworthy content is the page 2 article containing details of Henry David Thoreau's impassioned Boston lecture (attended by Frederick Douglass) regar... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:42

$120.00
175325

Very Rare 1852 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372775127459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 * 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 "Cotton Divinity and Infidelity" "The Free Colored People's Convention" "Free Soil Convention" "Light In The South" "Second Anti-Slavery Festival" "Counterpart to Uncle Tom" &... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:41

$7,250.00
175257

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Jefferson Davis 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392429799855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents to his Congress an optimistic view of the war's progress. Some war items on the bkpg. but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. A... See More  

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Ends October 16, 2019 15:14

$84.00
162942

2nd INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Hartford Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 16, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has: "Inaugural Address" introduced with: "Delivered by Gen. Andrew Jackson, on being sworn into office as President of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1829." followed by the text of the historic address. Page 2 has: "Negro Stealing" which begins: "A man has been convicted of stealing negroes in Tennessee, and under a law...has been sentenced to be hung..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 11, 2019 14:51

$38.00
175202

ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Poem & Early Hawaiian Islands Inhabitants 1791 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372767140589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1791 * Early Hawaiian Islands * Anti-slavery poem Among the articles are: "Some Account of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands" which is Hawaii; "Animated Portrait of African Servitude" "On the Power of Money" & much more. Of note is a poem titled: "Monimba: A True Story", an anti-slavery poem which depicts a fictional, pregnant Igbo slave who committed suicide on a slave ship destined for Jamaica. The poem is an example of the stereotype of Igbo slaves in the Americas. The plate called for is present, titled: "The Old Soldier" (heavily foxed as usual) with an accompanying article. Near the back is: "Domestick Chronicle" which has the latest news items from Ge... See More  

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Ends October 11, 2019 12:09

$93.00
175020

JACKIE ROBINSON Brooklyn Dodgers Debut Baseball Game 1st BLACK 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401631054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 12, 1947. * Jackie Robinson's 1st start with Brooklyn Dodgers * MLB baseball color barrier is broken (pre-season) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "Dodgers Whip Yankees, 14-6; Robinson Hitlesss" with subheads that include: "24,237 WATCH JACKIE DRIVE IN THREE RUNS" and more with box scores. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. Note: This was the first time an African-American appeared in an official major league baseball game (pre-season). America's favorite pastime would never be the same. While taken for granted in the 21st century, s... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:25

$137.00
175019

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Blacks MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392401630390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 9, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * 2nd march try - failure The top of the front page has a a three column headline: "Court Orders Delay In 'Freedom March'" with subhead. (see) This was the 2nd attempt to march to Montgomery which ended up in failure. Complete with all 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:25

$47.00
175007

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON MAP & Nathaniel Gordon Hanging 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372750481546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Slave trader Nathaniel Gordon execution The dominant feature is the large front page map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE IN TENNESSEE". There is a wealth of front page column heads on the Civil War as well. The back page has an interesting report headed: "Execution of Captain Gordon" "History of the Slaver's Career" "His Attempt to Commit Suicide" "Shocking scene at the Execution" "Interesting Details of His Last Moments". A very detailed account taking over two columns. Nathaniel Gordon has the distinction of being the only American who was tried, convicted, & executed for being engaged in the slave trade. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2019 15:17

$82.00
174978

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399900125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 24, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Fully half of page 6 is taken up with much detail on the John Brown raid on Harper's Ferry, with column heads: "John Brown's Invasion" and subheads: "The Army" "The Prisoners" "A Seditious Sign" "John Brown in Prison, to His Old Schoolmaster--His Views of Death & Religious Hopes..." which is a lengthy letter signed by him: John Brown. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$37.00
174975

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON African American Leader Author DEATH & Photo 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 15, 1915 * Booker T. Washington death w/ photo * African American leader, educator, author * Tuskegee University founder Page 14 has fine coverage on Booker T. Washington, noting his death. First column heads: "BOOKER WASHINGTON DEAD" "Famous [Black] Educator Succumbs at Tuskegee" "For at Least 2 Years His Health Had Failed" "Seldom Rested from his Arduous Labors" "School A Monument to His Great Genius" with the text taking close to two columns, followed by additional articles on Washington. This is accompanied by a large photo headed: "The Man That Led Not an Army But a Race" showing him and his wife and sons. Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, somewhat fragile so should be hand... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:09

$147.00
174972

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749395530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:07

$58.00
174910

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372744686936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of section 2 has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 70+ page Sunday edition, rag edi... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2019 14:59

$78.00
174877

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree BLACKS LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392390091602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Blacks 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 [Blacks] at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A 700-person lynch mob in Columbus, Texas hanged two African-American youths accused of raping and murdering a young white woman. The county attorney said he did not consider the citizens who committed the lynching a mob, and called their act "the expression of the will of the people.... See More  

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:00

$42.00
174807

JACK LOVELOCK New Zealand 1500m GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1936 * Jack Lovelock wins gold medal * New Zealand 1500m track star * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "LOVELOCK RUNS AWAY FROM CUNNINGHAM IN OLYMPICS" with subheads. (see) 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. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$44.00
174806

ARCHIE WILLIAMS Black 400m Track GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 8, 1936 * Archie Williams wins gold medal * African American 400m victory * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WILLIAMS WINS 400 METER RUN" with subheads and wire photo. (see) 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. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:53

$52.00
174778

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics BLACK Track & Field Wins GOLD MEDALS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384180356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 6, 1936 * Jesse Owens victories - 200 meter gold * Olympic games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a great wire photo of Jesse Owens crossing the finish line in the 200 meters with banner heading: "JESSE OWENS MAKES IT A GRAND SLAM!" (see) More on page 25 with heading: "[Black] Wins Sit Sourly With Nazis" and much more. 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. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, sm... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:16

$115.00
174748

BEST President JAMES BUCHANAN Annual State of the Union Address 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had - rare a such A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Within the very lengthy address Buchanan address the major issues of the year both domestic & international. Not the least of the concerns is the situation in Kansas. One bit notes: "...Should she be admitted into the Union with a constitution either maintaining or abolishing slavery, against the sentiment of the people, this could have no other e... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
174735

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738892142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 25, 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 September 14, 2019 14:59

$34.00
174718

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738129273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862 * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Discussion on emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is the lett... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:23

$95.00
174715

Confederate JOHN S. MOSBY Guerrillas Pre Greenback Raid 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738128848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21, 1864 * John S. Mosby - Guerrilla leader * 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry * From the capital of the Confederacy A wealth of Civil War reporting from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Report Surprise of Mosby's Command" which includes: "...Northern papers say...surprised the camp of Mosby near Piedmont, Va., & captures some artillery, prisoners, horses...the captured guns have been sent to this city...This is all a Yankee lie. Mosby's command has no artillery--not a single cannon. Despite this reported surprise of Mosby's camp his men seem to be hovering about..." with more. This would have been just before Mosby's famous "Greenback Raid". Much oth... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$82.00
174711

WEST VIRGINIA Becoming a State & Battle of Prairie Grove1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 10, 1862 * West Virginia becoming a state Although this issue was printed during the midst of the Civil War and contains a wealth of reporting on the war, the most significant item is the discussion concerning West Virginia becoming a state, with front page heads including: "FROM WASHINGTON" "The Admission of West Virginia" "Mr. Conway's Speech in Opposition". It would formally join the Union on June 20, 1863. Other reports relating to the Civil War include: "39 of the Condemned Indians to be Hanged" "Another Battle In Arkansas" "A Decisive Union Victory" "The Enemy 24,000 Strong" "From General Burnside's Army" "Capture of Sutlers and Wagons by White's Band" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "A Pointed ... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:20

$25.00
174709

CONFEDERATES React to Abraham Lincoln's EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381498043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 7, 1862 * Emancipation proclamation - Southern reaction * Abraham Lincoln's famous address The first column of the front page is taken up with interesting reactions in the South to the Emancipation Proclamation with heads: "Interesting From The South" "Important Action in the Rebel Congress on President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation" "The Rules of Civil Warfare to Be Ignored" "Important From General Lee's Army" "He is Said to Be Advancing" "Impending Battle in the Valley". Further down the column is: "The Emancipation Proclamation - President Lincoln's Proclamation Again Before the Rebel Congress" which is the response by Louisiana concerning this controversial document freeing slaves. Mu... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:19

$42.00
174695

HELPING SLAVES Blacks Escape to the North Civil War CONFEDERATE 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381176405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864 * Helping Southern Slaves escape to the North * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Another Affair With The Enemy Around Richmond--Capture Of Important Papers And Memoranda of the Enemy" which has several subheads. Also: "Telegraphic Reports of the Press Association--From the Rapid Ann--From the Mississippi--More Fighting In Florida--From Charleston" "City Intelligence" and more. There is also a small item: "Aiding Slaves to Escape--George, slave of Dr. George Leftwitch, was arrested by officers Bibb and Chalkley, charged with aiding slaves to escape, & carrying them to the lines within t... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:46

$84.00
174624

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374155947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. See the information at the bottom of this listing. The front page has: "The Great Peace Meeting In New York--Resolutions & Speeches" "From Fredericksburg" "Straight Abolitionist--Conway Again" "Flying Dutchmen" "Not Despondent Yet" "Norther Papers" "Evils of Blockade Running" "The Confederate Currency" "A Novel Attempt to Run the Blockade" and more. The back page includes: "Gen. Lee's Movements--Federal Speculations" "Vicksburg" "The Late Cavalry Battle In Virginia--Th... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:20

$154.00
174533

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh North Carolina CIVIL WAR Savannah Georgia1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369844142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 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 the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local And State News" with one item noting: "Negro Shot" with details. The back page has much reporting on the war with: "Sherman's Campaign" "Common Sense" "War News--Sherman" "Hood's Army" "Gen. Joseph E. Johnson" "Raiders In Mississippi" "Cheering Worlds" "Face The Difficulty" "The Army Opposed to the Arming and Freeing of Slaves" "A Republic To Let!... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:18

$167.00
174403

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War". The inside pages have various Civil War reports from the Confederate perspective, including items headed: "Movements and Spirit Of The War--The Battle In Kentucky" "The Latest" "The Late Mr. Tyler" "The Burnside Expedition--Rumours" "The Texas Road" "Military Dandies" and much reporting from the: "Legislature of Virginia" as well as: "Latest Northern News" among smaller items also. The b... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:47

$89.00
174401

Rare PRO-CONFEDERATE Frederick Douglass Civil War Columbus OH 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362150865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 2, 1864 * Pro-Confederate Northern title * Frederick Douglass Among the articles in this issue are: "The 81st Ohio" "Violence In Illinois" "Union for the Sale of Union" "Speech of Hon. James Brooks--Freedmen's Bureau--A Department of Negroes Proposed" "Address of Confederate Congress--War Forced on the South--Slave Revolt Urged by the Federal Administration..." "Fred. Douglass for Vice President" & more. Also an interesting item: "Morgan's 'Barber Brigade' " concerning his order to shave all captured Yankee officers to retaliate for him being shaved when in prison (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:45

$49.00
174399

RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisement 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362148142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 24, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement 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) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:43

$28.00
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
174196

ESCAPED FUGITIVE SLAVE Extradition Case of John Anderson MURDER 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352573660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 23, 1860 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Escaped slave charged w/ murder in Canada The top of the first column has: "Exciting News From the South" "Threatening State of Affairs in Charleston, S.C." "Anticipated Capture of the Forts by the Populace" "Important Consultation of the President with Southern Senators" "The Effect of the Crisis on the Laboring Classes" and more. Perhaps the most notable article in this issue is the page 4 item: "The Decision in the Toronto Fugitive Slave Case" which is the noted case of John Anderson, about which much is written on the internet. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:03

$46.00
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