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153661

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931357470

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

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:04

$27.00
153655

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Negro Haywood Patterson w/ Jail Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931347256

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, April 7, 1935 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Haywood Patterson photo * Jury of African-Americans The top of page 6 of this section has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO RULING DISTURBS THE SOUTH" with subheads and photo of Haywood Patterson behind bars. (see) This is a editorial on the recent Patterson v. Alabama U.S. Supreme Court ruling that held that Patterson was denied due process rights if the jury excludes African-Americans. Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 12:51

$34.00
153621

SIMON BOLIVAR Venezuela Military Liberation Leader DEATH 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759461532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831 * Death of Simon Bolivar * Venezuela independence leader The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar. Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to independence from Spanish colonial rule. The back page item is headed: "Death of Bolivar" which gives a nice eulogy on his live. The death report is provided by Juan De Francisco De Marin and begins: "Penetrated with the greatest grief, I am overwhelmed with so... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:04

$62.00
153599

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Siege of Vicksburg Mississippi 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924952792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 2, 1863 * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital * Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi - Pre-Gettysburg A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items: "From Fredericksburg" "A Substitute Scheme Foiled" "Under Sentence of Death" for various military offenses; and other items. The back page has a very lengthy editorial beginning: "The only news from Vicksburg comes through Northern sources, but it is very favourable to the Confederates. Every assault has been repelled easily & with considerable slaughter of the enemy..." Also: "Latest News From the North--Important; From Vicksburg--Grant's Army Repulsed With Immens... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:07

$92.00
153598

ISLES OF SHOALS White Island Lighthouse Rye New Hampshire Created 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758772027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 20, 1820 * Isles of Shoals Lighthouse * White Island Light creation * Rye, New Hampshire Page 2 has: "An Act to authorize the erection of a light-house on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, In New Hampshire." which takes most of a column & is signed in type: James Monroe. This is likely the White Island light house (see hyperlink). This issue has an additional 24 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by James Monroe. Also a resolution & Senate debate about the abolition of "The Slave Trade" (see for beginning). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:06

$29.00
153529

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

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

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
153519

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754231912

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 wear along bottom margin, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:46

$350.00
153513

AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE & War of 1812 Events w/ James Madison Message Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754112615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 21, 1812 The front page begins with a "Message from the President to Congress, signed: James Madison. Inside includes; "West Florida" "Russia & Spain" "Privateering" "Important Discovery" being perpetual motion; "The Slave Trade" and more. Near the back is over a full page on: "Events of the War" concerning the War of 1812. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of foxing, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:32

$28.00
153505

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391753594185

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 8, 1832 * Very early report on the Mormons * Detailed 1830 census report Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 also had joined at Lynn. Certain of these converts have cast considerable sums of money into the stock, and all were about to depart for the 'promised land', in Jackson county, Missouri--the precious spot having been lately discovered." (see). This is one of the earliest mentions of the Mormons we have seen in a newspaper, an... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2017 15:08

$87.00
153480

(6) Rare BALTIMORE MD Civil War Maryland Slave State 1862 ORIGINAL Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371918543014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MARYLAND NEWS SHEET, Baltimore. * Uncommon title Certainly one of the less common Civil War titles from the North. Here is a lot of six issues from February, 1862, each four pages, never bound nor trimmed, Civil War reports on the front page & some inside. Minor wear at the margins, minor foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:59

$49.00
153473

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Illus. Negroes SLAVES Advertisements 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752758570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Kentucky, May 5, 1841 * Rare antebellum title from Kentucky * Illustrated slave advertisements An early Kentucky newspaper from 20 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. Large folio size and complete in 4 pages, it contains a wealth of news of the day. Among the features would be the many interesting advertisements including four illustrated slave ads on the back page (see photos). Four pages, large folio size, minor margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:46

$37.00
153425

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Auction PRINTS Civil War ABRHAM LINCOLN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916787716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 3, 1865 * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era * Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which features a very decorative and slave-themed masthead which shows a scene of slaves being auctioned, and a scene of slaves being liberated (see). Content inside includes: "The President & His Critics" "Gen. Banks Vindicated by a 'John Brown' Abolitionist" "Gen. Banks & the Freedmen" as well has a quote signed in type: Abraham Lincoln, concerning him standing by his Emancipation Proclamation (see); "Convention of Colored People" at Harrisburg; "An Old Slave ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:33

$74.00
153380

FATHER DIVINE African Americans Pilgrimage Peace Mission Movement 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747647268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936 * Father Divine's pilgrimage * African American spiritual leader * International Peace Mission movement The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary sub... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:28

$34.00
153372

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics NEGRO Track & Field - Third Reich 1936 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371913196545

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich This is the sports section and Rotogravure only. The front page has a banner headline on the Berlin Olympics, plus smaller heads including: "World Marks Set As U.S. Trackmen Rout British, 11-3" with more, including mention of Jesse Owens. Page 2 has another banner headline, curiously: "Visitors to Olympics Carrying Away Highly Favorable Impression of Reich" with many subheads including: "Germany Realized Hopes In Olympics" "Propaganda Aimed at Creating Pleasing Impression of Reich Successful" "Citizens Aided Willingly" "Courtesy & Hospitality Jet V... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:05

$59.00
153340

John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln SLAVES 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391746628683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, Sept. 2, 1861 * John C. Fremont's controversial "Emancipation Proclamation" Among the front page column heads on the Civil War is General Fermont's very controversial Proclamation issued from St. Louis, Aug. 31, 1861. Fremont placed all of Missouri under martial law believing that slavery aided the guerrillas and that a direct strike at that institution would crush them. He issued his own "emancipation proclamation", declaring Missouri's slaves free, without informing President Lincoln. See the photos for the full text. This act, of course, far exceeded the authority of his position. When he found out what Fremont had done, Lincoln asked him to modify his pr... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2017 14:33

$57.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

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

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
153308

Very Rare CONFEDERATE New Bern NC North Carolina 1861 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745817870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, August 28, 1861 * Very rare Confederate title from North Carolina Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. There is much Civil War reporting in this issue, with a considerable Confederate bias. Among the front page reports are: "The Latest Dispatches From Washington" "The News From Missouri" "Arrest of Citizens of Richmond at New York" "Prizes & Privateers--Loss of the 'Jeff. Davis' " "The U.S. Frigate Congress" "Naval Movements--Supposed to Land Troops On Our Coast" "The Newspaper War in the North" "The Confederate Flag Insulted" and other smaller items. The front page also has some editor... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:24

$235.00
153294

Rare CONFEDERATE Negro Troops Confederacy Collapsing 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911009173

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

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Ends May 04, 2017 07:16

$105.00
153279

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742630099

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 April 30, 2017 13:50

$42.00
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
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
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
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
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