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153112

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900924754

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 28, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial The top of the front page has some nice column heads on the Harper's Ferry insurrection: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Trial of John Brown, Charged with Insurrection, Treason and Murder" "The Testimony of the Witnesses Against the Prisoner" "Confession of Copland, the Negro" "Startling Revelations Forthcoming in Which the Guilty Complicity of the Abolitionists is Clearly Proven" "Marines Sent to Harper's Ferry" and more with the text taking half of the front page & more than half of pg. 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:15

$40.00
153110

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900923145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, August 3, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro 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 April 22, 2017 15:12

$28.00
153032

Rare MILITARY Civil War NEGROES Black Troops & Navy Naval Diagram 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733970736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Sept. 17, 1864 * Rare military title * Naval diagram * Black troops & more As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire ftpg. is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" and "The Shenandoah Valley". Other reports inside include: The Status of Negro Soldiers" "The Operations in Mobile Bay" includes a rather and very nice one column diagram of the naval operation (see); "From the Fleet Off Galveston"; there are military letters signed in type by: U. S. Grant and: W. T. Sherman and George McClellan; "Jonesboro' and Chickamauga" and so much more. Sixteen... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:36

$30.00
153023

EMANCIPATION SLAVES Pen Thomas Nast Civil War Winslow Homer PRINTS1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898154023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 * Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes * Winslow Homer print * Print of a slave pen - great contrast with the emancipation-themed print * Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia This issue contains a full page by Winslow Homer: "Winter Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut", and a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pierce M. Butler slave auction which took place on March 2-3, 1859 outside of Savannah, Georgia (The "We... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:19

$120.00
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
152935

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slavery Emancipation & Battle of Pea Ridge 1862 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894066506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 26, 1862 * Abraham Lincoln on emancipation * Battle of Pea Ridge - Arkansas There is much reporting on the Civil War throughout this issue, including the front page having much on: "The Great Pea Ridge Battle". Page 2 has; "Emancipation" which includes Lincoln's document to Congress concerning it, signed by him in type; Abraham Lincoln (see). And pg. 5 has: "The President's Late Message" which begins: "We were not among the number of those who went into spasms either of joy or grief over the late proclamation of the President of the United States, in relation to purchasing the slaves of such states as are willing to free them..." with much... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:35

$37.00
152900

JOHN ADAMS as United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729230669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1785 * John Adams as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom The front page features 15 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has a bit noting: "Our political aspects at present are very alarming. There are 3 colonies in the upper part of North Carolina revolted, and refuse either paying taxes or sending representatives to the assembly...". Pg. 3 has an item from a man in London to a person in Virginia mentioning: "I have conversed with Mr. Adams. He tells me he has full power for entering into a commercial treaty with this country--The ministers receive his propositions coolly. Mr. Adams is of the opinion that nothing will so... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:19

$46.00
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
152764

JAMES MEREDITH Enroll University of Mississippi OLE MISS 1st Negro1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371886956743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 25, 1962 * James Howard Meredith * University of Mississippi A nice issue on the the James Meredith incident & his efforts to enroll on Old Miss in Oxford, Mississippi. The front page headline announces: "MISS. U. AGREES TO ADMIT NEGRO" with subheads and photo of Meredith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, small binding holes along the spine, a few library stamps within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends April 07, 2017 16:43

$67.00
152718

ZORA NEALE HURSTON African American Negro Folklore Author DEATH 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722666880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1960 * Zora Neale Hurston death * Folklorist - anthropologist - author * DAMAGED ISSUE Page 27 has one column headings: "ZORA HURSTON, 57, WRITER, IS DEAD" "Author in Negro Folklore Was Praised for 8 Books---Studied Haitian Voodoo" with smaller subheads and photo. (see) 1s report coverage on the death of African American folklorist, Zora Neale Hurston. 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. Fifty-six pages, various cutouts throughout including a large one on the front page (see), but the page of the mentioned report is untouched... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:39

$29.00
152678

Rare WILMINGTON NC Northern Carolina Pre Civil War 1860 Old Antebellum Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884776845

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Oct. 15, 1860 * Rare antebellum title A nice Southern paper from shortly before the creation of the Confederacy, with pg. 2 having some items which report some grumblings that would lead to war. Also two illustrated slave ads as well as another on pg. 3. Four pages, some browning at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:49

$33.00
152677

Rare 1847 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722027642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, March 31, 1847 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves is a focus, but much other news as well. Items include: "Convention of Churches on Slavery" "Life At the South" "Another Slavery Trap""The War! The War!" "News from the Seat of War" "Slaveholders for Office" . Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:47

$47.00
152672

NEWNAN GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching ELIJAH STRICKLAND Hanging 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884753892

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1899 * Newnan, Georgia * Elijah Strickland lynching * Alfred Cranford murder Page 3 has one column headings that include: "STRICKLAND STRUNG UP" "Negro Preacher Named by Hose Is Hanged by a Mob" and more. (see) First report coverage on the severe lynching of Negro preacher, Elijah Strickland, at Newnan, Georgia. Complete in 4 pages, even toning, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 05, 2017 16:35

$37.00
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
153133

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics NEGRO Wins 100 Meter & Jump Tryouts 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371901532819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 12, 1936 * Jesse Owens 100-meter & broad jump * Olympic games in Berlin Germany tryouts * To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The top of the front of this section has a very nice banner headline: "OWENS WINS 100 AND BROAD JUMP AT OLYMPIC TRYOUTS" with subheads and nice photo. (see) Nice for display. The Olympics would begin just a few weeks later. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section o... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 08:36

$37.00
152478

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371878695381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., June 3, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe The back page has not one, but two advertisements for the sale of: "Uncle Tom's Cabin". One ad begins: "A constant supply of this most interesting work will be kept for sale..." and the other begins: "Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Great Story, first published in the 'National Era' and now just issued in two handsome volumes..." with more. Also in this issue is a front page article: "The Fugitive Slave Law in the Senate" & also: "Mr. Floyd on the Compromise & Fugitive Law". The "National Era" was the newspaper which introduced the famed "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to the world, being serialized in this newspaper before the pub... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2017 16:36

$43.00
152430

ASSASSINS Conspirators re. Abraham Lincoln's Murder SENTENCING 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714221530

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 7, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Sentencing of the assassins Page 2 has; "The Flight and Capture of Davis" with various subheads. Also: "The Assassins Sentenced" "Four to Be Hung--Four to be Imprisoned" plus: "Miscellaneous War News" & "Trouble at a Negro Picnic & more.. Four pages, foxing throughout, various tears at margins.

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Ends March 26, 2017 14:46

$38.00
152408

KKK Ku Klux Klan James Thomas Heflin Syracuse NY RALLY - Al Smith 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875406005

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 17, 1928 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan rally * Senator James Thomas Heflin * Syracuse NY New York * Anti-Catholic - Al Smith The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLATFORM CRASHES AT HEFLIN MEETING OF 10,000 KLANSMEN" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2017 16:41

$37.00
152258

THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY Charles Sumner Speech 1860 Pre Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710042713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1860 * Barbarism of slavery speech * Senator Charles Sumner A great issue on the famous "barbarism of slavery" speech by Senator Charles Sumner on June 4, 1860, some four years after being beaten by fellow Congressman Preston Brooks for slandering his cousin in an impassioned anti-slavery speech in 1856. Returning after four years of absence & recuperation from the attack, this lengthy speech was delivered on the floor of the Senate. Coverage of his speech is found on pages 4 & 5, headed: "Mr. Sumner's Speech" with some comment on it, then further down the page is portions of the actual text of his speech, with some paraphrasing. Portions include: "Mr. Sumner (R... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 15:15

$64.00
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
152212

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870109478

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

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Ends March 19, 2017 15:55

$37.00
152173

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing Boxer DEATH 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705881434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... The front page has a one column heading: "JACK JOHNSON LOSES LIFE IN AUTO ACCIDENT" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:43

$47.00
152156

Great MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Assassination Civil Rights 1968 ATLANTA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868205515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 5, 1968 * Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination * 1st report w/ nice headline for display * The city where he was born and raised (rare) The front page features a nice banner headline announcing: "King Shot, Dies in Memphis; 4,000 Guards Sped to City" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much related content on the front page & more inside inside including a full page pictorial. Great to have this first report on his death from the city where he was born and raised. Rare as such. This is the complete first section (of 4) with pages 1-26. A little spine wear with other minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:07

$350.00
152129

UNITED STATES CAPITOL Building Construction in Washington D.C. 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704877270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, April 15, 1820 * Capitol Building construction * President James Monroe * Slavery advertisements The back page has: "AN ACT making further appropriations for continuing the work upon the centre building of the Capitol, and other public buildings." This and two other acts are each signed in type by the President: James Monroe. Other news items include: "The Missouri Expedition" "Melancholy Shipwreck" and more. Also has two reward ads for runaway negro men & one for three slaves, each with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:37

$46.00
152128

CATO STREET CONSPIRACY British Cabinet Murder Attempt EXECUTIONS 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704876385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1820 * Cato Street Conspiracy * British cabinet ministers * Conspirators executions Page 2 has 2 columns taken up with: "The Executions in England" with considerable detail & a prefacing paragraph which includes: "...detailed, with painful minuteness, all the circumstances of the hanging & decapitation of the five miserable men who had been sentenced to that punishment...". This concerns the Cato Street Conspiracy, an attempt to murder all the British Cabinet ministers (see hyperlink). Page 2 has: "Piracy" which is interesting (see), and the bkpg. has an ad headed: "Lots of Ground and a Negro Man for Sale". Four pages, minor foxing, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:36

$39.00
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
152116

CHESTER SC South Carolina RACE WAR Riot Skirmish 1871 Old Charleston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 9, 1871 * Chester SC South Carolina * Race riot - war The front page has an article headed: "A Skirmish At Chester" "Repulse Of The Negro Militia" and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, minor foxing, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:13

$28.00
152022

BRANCH RICKEY Brooklyn Dodgers to Let NEGRO Break Color Barrier ? 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863545175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, April 8, 1945 * Branch Rickey looking for Negro players ? * Brooklyn Dodgers - Major League Baseball It's well known that Branch Rickey, president of the Brooklyn Dodgers, was responsible for breaking the color barrier with the introduction of Jackie Robinson into Major League Baseball. But here is a report 2 years earlier that shows he was thinking on letting Negroes into MLB. Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Two Negroes Are Tried Out by the Dodgers But They Fail to Impress President Rickey" (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do no... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:37

$38.00
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
151805

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree NEGROES LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391693736866

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, 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 t... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:42

$39.00
151484

RINGGOLD LA Bienville Parish Louisiana NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371844495235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1933 * Nelson Nash, Negro lynching - hanging * Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Page 4 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN LOUISIANA SLAYING" "Police Say Prisoner Confessed Killing of Bank Cashier, Who Died Protecting His Wife" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Nelson Nash in Ringgold, Louisiana. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:33

$44.00
151425

WIGGINS MISSISSIPPI Stone County NEGRO Lynching Lynched Hanging 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371843349857

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 23, 1935 * Wiggins, Mississippi * Stone County MS * Negro lynching The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED, ANOTHER WHIPPED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:26

$34.00
151302

INKSTER MICHIGAN African American Ford Motor Company Employees 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676388471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931 * Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan * Henry Ford Motor Company employees * African American Detroit suburb experiment * The Great Depression era The top of the front page is a two column heading: "Ford Acts to Aid Debt-Ridden Workers; Begins Rehabilitation of a Whole Village" (see) First report coverage on Henry Ford trying an experiment in Inkster, Michigan that would help Ford Motor Company employees get out of debt during the great depression. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:23

$47.00
151300

HENRY O. FLIPPER 1st West Point NEGRO Graduate Ex-Slave DEATH 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676385418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1940 * Henry Ossian Flipper death * Former slave * 1st black West Point graduate Page 52 has one column headings that include: "EX-SLAVE, GRADUATE OF WEST POINT, DIES" "Henry O. Flipper, 84, Was First Negro at the Academy" First report coverage on the death of the first African American to graduate from West Point Military Academy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 56 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:20

$49.00
151213

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837068803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864 * Rare rebel title There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Death of a Promising Young Marylander" with various other tidbits throughout the page. Plus there is more on the Civil War on the back page of this single sheet newspaper, including: "The Spring Campaign--Its Importance & Prospects--General Grant on the Road to Richmond--What is Before Us" and "Negro Equality in the North" "The Question In Congress--Yankee Senators Decla... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:30

$122.00
151209

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674497765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 22, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * Civil Rights march The front page has a two column heading: "Selma to Montgomery March Resumes Under Heavy Guard" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which would end in success. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:25

$40.00
151177

Montgomery ALABAMA BUS BOYCOTT Post-Rosa Parks Negro Arrests 1956 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673593603

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 22, 1956 * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Post Rosa Parks arrest The front page has a one column heading: "115 INDICTED IN ALA. NEGRO BUS BOYCOTT" with subhead. (see) Coverage on multiple arrests of several Negroes during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:38

$38.00
151174

BUS SEGREGATION ENDS Montgomery Alabama Negroes Civil Rights 1956 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673590707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Dec. 22, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known * Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect Dec. 21. This issue has the first report on the initial bus ride that allowed Negroes to sit anywhere on the bus they wished to. Page 2 has a one column heading: "BUS DESEGREGATION MAKES CALM START" with subhead. (see) Martin Luther King vaulted into the national stage for the Civil Rights cause. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a few... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:34

$52.00
151118

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Harlem Murder Attempt KNIFE Stabbing 1958 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835612172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 22, 1958 * Martin Luther King Jr. * Harlem, New York stabbing * Izola Ware Curry The front page has a one column heading: "Negro Leader Remains Critical After Stabbing" Coverage on the stabbing of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Harlem, New York. Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Izola Ware Curry is an African-American woman who attempted to assassinate civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Born in Georgia, she stabbed King with a letter opener at a New York City book signing on September 20, 1958. ... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:37

$39.00
151004

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Civil War Era 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669317459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 26, 1861 * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, focused on the anti-slavery movement from during the first year of the Civil War. Reports include: "Grand Split in the Southern Confederacy" "Meeting of Colored Citizens in New Bedford" "The Reaction In the Border States Against Slavery" "Shall Slavery Or the Country Be Destroyed?" and much more. Four pages, wear at the central fold, some archival mends, otherwise good (see images).

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:13

$38.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150891

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665066394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a three column headline: "TURKISH SULTAN FLEES FROM CONSTANTINOPLE ON AN ENGLISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:32

$37.00
150829

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663954672

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Page 5 has a report: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Trial of Captain Cook" with various subheads including: "Brown's Religion" "Denial of Gerrit Smith's Being a Slave Owner..." "Visit to Old Brown..." and more. Page 6 has: The Case of Stevens, the Harper's Ferry Conspirator" Twelve pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:28

$28.00
150712

Rare SOCIALIST LABOR PARTY OF AMERICA Communist Marxism 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659174566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY PEOPLE, New York, Feb. 20, 1937 Subtitled: "Official Organ Of The Socialist Labor Party". in the masthead is a quite from "Marx": The workers ought to inscribe on their banner the revolutionary watch word, 'Abolition of the wage system!" An interesting newspaper with all of page 3 taken up with a discussion headed: "The Supreme Court", timely today (see for just a small portion). Six pages, good condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:38

$18.00
150649

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect About to Change America 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
150571

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Birmingham Alabama Campaign ARRESTED 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818778423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, April 13, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. arrested * Birmingham civil rights campaign * Southern Christian Leadership Conference The front page has a one column heading: "Call Negro Students to Join Protest" Text includes: "Sixty persons, including integration leader Martin Luther King, were arrested..." Civil unrest in Birmingham would continue for weeks with many confrontations between black youth and white civic authorities. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp in the masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:04

$54.00
150554

DALTON GA Whitfield County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1936 Old NYT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818743973

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, September 7, 1936 * A.L. McCamy Negro lynching * Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia Page 7 has small one column headings: "GEORGIA NEGRO LYNCHED" "Hanged by Mob Which Forces Its Way Into Dalton Jail" (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 30 pages, light toning and some wear ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:24

$39.00
150551

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656442270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 7, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page has some war reports with items headed: "Secessionism in Baltimore" ""From the Seat of War I... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:20

$138.00
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