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172438

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

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

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
172410

JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279685072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 20, 1859 * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV The first column heads include: "Excitement & Alarm In Virginia" "Affairs at Charlestown" "Bread of Another Abolitionist Incursion" "Project of Seizing & Holding Hostage for Old Brown" "Virginia Arming For Civil War" and more. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:16

$38.00
172387

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655025839

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

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:01

$115.00
172381

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279456977

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

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:46

$28.00
172322

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218195

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

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:15

$28.00
172305

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653484885

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

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Ends May 16, 2019 09:18

$38.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

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

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172175

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945371

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

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$40.00
172128

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215744

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

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$44.00
172119

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648213151

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

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:44

$52.00
172039

Very Rare 1853 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644511668

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

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:16

$6,400.00
172030

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644238562

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands Certainly the most interesting content in this issue is the great & lengthy text (continued from the June issue) on a review of a new publication, headed: "Captain Cook's Voyage--Relation of the events that led to the murder of Capt. Cook...". This report takes nearly 3 pages, portions seen in the photos, and includes the details of the murder of Capt. Cook by the natives of Hawaii: "...What followed was a scene of the utmost horror & confusion...having turned about to give his orders to the boats, he was stabbed in the back & fell with his face into the water. On seeing him fall, t... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:54

$138.00
172027

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237489

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

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:51

$67.00
172015

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235390

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

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
172473

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


eBay Auction Item # 392282658502

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

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Ends April 30, 2019 08:21

$3,249.99
172472

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392282652843

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

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Ends April 30, 2019 08:14

$374.99
172424

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


eBay Auction Item # 392281962616

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

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Ends April 29, 2019 08:15

$44.99
171923

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

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

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171908

MARYVILLE MO Missouri Raymond Gunn BLACK Schoolhouse Lynching 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639147163

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

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Ends April 27, 2019 14:53

$50.00
172393

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


eBay Auction Item # 372655032091

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

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Ends April 25, 2019 11:18

$164.99
172372

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


eBay Auction Item # 392279435099

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

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Ends April 25, 2019 09:01

$29.99
172370

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


eBay Auction Item # 372654916195

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

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Ends April 25, 2019 08:40

$6,499.99
172341

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


eBay Auction Item # 372654227727

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

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Ends April 24, 2019 08:52

$89.99
172340

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Emancipation Slaves Message to Congress 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372654225460

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

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Ends April 24, 2019 08:47

$59.99
171704

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372632426419

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

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:14

$34.00
171700

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263036111

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

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$177.00
171661

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Oneida Indians & Blacks Insurrection 1773 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631672366

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

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:17

$36.00
171593

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077730

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

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$98.00
171587

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259694039

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

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:35

$57.00
171518

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258650345

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

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:48

$30.00
171413

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622281880

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

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:43

$40.00
171399

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725186

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

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:34

$62.00
171314

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620368238

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

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:34

$56.00
171240

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252975222

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

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:39

$52.00
171204

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777176

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

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$138.00
171170

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614857842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping (set free) * Harlem Negro mobster leader The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KIDNAPPED NEGRO FREED BY CAPTORS; FIVE SEIZED IN PLOT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 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... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:26

$40.00
171135

JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier 1st BLACK Brooklyn Dodgers 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614835741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1946 * Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier * Organized professional baseball 1st Black Although Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play a major league game in 1947, he had already broken another significant color barrier the year prior as a member of the Montreal Royals, the AAA farm team of the Dodgers. As noted in Wikipedia: "Robinson made his Royals debut at Daytona Beach's City Island Ballpark on March 17, 1946, in an exhibition game against the team's parent club, the Dodgers. Robinson thus simultaneously became the first black player to openly play for a minor league team and against a major league team since the de facto baseball color line had been implemente... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:04

$88.00
171051

Anti-ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Pro Confederate 1861 Civil War Columbus OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372612150988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 30, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * Beginning of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports are: 'Repudiation Repudiated" "Redpath and the Negroes!" "Sensible at Last" "Death of Gen. Stokely". Page 2 has: "Letter From Kentucky, to Abraham Lincoln..." which is interesting reading, beginning: "You are a native-born Kentuckian--your heart must indeed by callous & your sensibilities hardened if you feel no pride nor affection for the Commonwealth that gave you birth...You are nominally the President of the United States, in reality the President of the non-slaveholding portion of the late Union..." & much more (see photos for portions). Also on the inside pages are: "Abolition Reign of Terr... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:40

$43.00
171047

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves 1842 Pre Civil War Old Newspaper w/ Cedar of Lebanon


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372612149498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Sept. 15, 1842 * Anti-slavery newspaper from Boston * Much on politics and related slavery issues * Engraving of The Cedar of Lebanon A newspaper focused on freedom for slaves. Page 2 has an illustrated notice for: "James G. Birney for President...". Articles include: "Treatment of Slaves" "A Crumb For the Abolitionists" "Church Action on Slavery" "White Slaves of the North" and more. Four pages, various foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:37

$39.00
171043

Rare ONEIDA COMMUNITY Religious Commune New York NY w/ Print 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248060024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 22, 1861 * Pre Civil War era * Oneida Community print The front page features a very nice print of a "Community Dwelling at Oneida", plus most of the front page is taken up with explaining to the curious just what the Oneida Community is all about, including many subheads such as: "Religious Foundation & Principles" "Social Organization" "Rewards & Balances" "System of Labor" "Criticism" "Dress" "Health" "Politics" "Terms of Admission" "Secession" and even more, carrying over to page 2. Other articles within include; "The People Before the Government" "Platform of Principles & Measures" "Democratic Theocracy" "Abolition of Death" "Spiritualism" "Industrial Marriage" "Second Coming of... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:36

$25.00
170867

LA AMISTAD Africans Slaves Ship Trade Mutiny CASE 1839 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605794070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 27, 1841 * African slaves * La Amistad Over half of page 2 is taken up with the "Case of L'Amistad", the famous slave ship. Most of the article is a letter from "Mr. Fox to Mr. Forsyth" from Washington, mentioning: "...It is known to her majesty's government that these [blacks] were imported into Cuba direct from the coast of Africa in a Portuguese slave vessel called the Tecora...shortly after their arrival they were purchased as slaves at the Havana by two Spaniards of the name of Jose Ruiz and Pedro Montez...then placed the [blacks] on board the schooner Amistad intending to convey them to another port in Cuba...the [blacks] with a view of recovering their liberty seized poss... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2019 15:43

$42.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170634

LYNCHING OF WILLIE EARLE Greenville SC South Carolina Lynched MOB 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597455559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1947 * Lynching of Willie Earle * Greenville, South Carolina The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "UNMASKED MOB LYNCHES [BLACK] HOLDUP SUSPECT" with subhead and small related map. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Willie Earle at Greenville, South Carolina. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The lynching of Willie Earle took place in Greenville, South Carolina on February 16, 1947 when Willie Earle, a 24-year-old black man, was arrested, taken from his jail cell and murdered. It is considered the last racially motivated lynching to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$44.00
170625

Pre Civil War SOUTHERN CONVENTION Slavery Slaves & Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859 * Southern slavery - slaves * Pre Civil War convention Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:28

$30.00
170508

OXFORD MS Lafayette County Mississippi BLACK Lynching Hanging 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372591304271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935. * Ellwood Higginbotham Black lynching * Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi Page 21 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES [BLACK MAN]" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2019 15:42

$44.00
170476

Best EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abe Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392231027733

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., January 3, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves * Best title to be had ? Page 2 contains the Emancipation Proclamation, from the city where it was issued. The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation which changed the federal legal status of more than 3.5 million enslaved African Americans in the designated areas of the South from slave to free. As soon as a slave escaped the control of the Confederate government, by running away or through advances of federal troops, the former slave became free in fact. On September 22, 1862 Lincoln issued a preliminary warning that he would order the emancipation of ... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$1,155.00
170475

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts SHAW Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170471

Early SLAVERY Slaves Held in Bondage Quakers Want Freed 1783 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590180869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1783 * Early American slavery Page has nearly a full column headed: "American News" which has a letter from Philadelphia concerning the slave trade. The letter, from the Quakers and addressed to Congress, is prefaced with: "The people called Quakers, in America, having been long impressed with a sense of the iniquity of the Slave Trade, at length enjoined the members of their society to liberate all such as they held in bondage..." with the lengthy letter focused on this point (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:27

$37.00
157983

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905448404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1862 * Rare rebel title A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Army of Richmond--Rumours" "The Campaign in Mississippi" "Yankee Marauders in King & Queen" "The White, and Negro Outlaws at Sandy Point" "A Yankee's Opinion of Yankees" "Additional From the North" and much more. Most of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy: "List of Wounded Received in Chimborazo Hospitals" in Richmond. Plus there is a lengthy editorial beginning: "The prospects growing out of the result of the great battle of Richmond are becoming every day more encouraging & lively...". Single sheet with a full banner masthe... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 13:51

$91.00
170435

INDIANOLA TX Texas Yankee Union Occupation CIVIL WAR 1864 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372586801732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 20, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Interesting News from Havana, New Orleans and Texas" "Occupation of Indianola, Texas, by Our Troops" "Important From Tennessee--Capture off the Rebel General Vance & His Adjutant" Official Dispatch fro General Grant" "Return of Prisoner Captured at Moorefield Junction--Negro Troops in the Rebel Service" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor staining, a ftpg. printing error, generally good.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:36

$28.00
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