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156330

MOTHER BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH 1st African American Cornerstone Laid 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864674488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 13, 1793 * Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church cornerstone laid Nearly half of the back page is taken up with the: "Last Will and Testament of Louis the XVI, written by Himself" and signed at its conclusion: Louis. This is followed by a report headed: "African Church" which notes: "...the Corner Stone of the African Church was laid in Fifth St., between Walnut and Spruce Streets, by four of the members of the church..." with more. This was the first African-American Episcopal church in the United States, as well as the first independent African Church in America. The back page also has: "Guillotine" which begins: "The following is a description of the fatal m... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:26

$165.00
156322

Great Battle CIVIL WAR PRINT OF New Bern NC North Carolina 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046004999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, as well as the WAR SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, both dated April 5, 1862 * Terrific & rare foldout Civil War battle print * Battle of New Bern NC North Carolina & morE The "regular" issue has a ftpg. print: "Siege of Island No. 10...", & prints inside: "Prince the Negro Pilot of the Ottawa" "...Gallant & Successful Bayonet Charge...Near New Berne" "Occupation of Winchester, Va..."; a nice centerfold: "The War on the Mississippi River" has two prints; "The War in Florida" is a full page with 2 prints; "...Bombardment & Capture of Fort Thompson..." plus more. The "Supplement" issue is more rare than the "regular" issue and has its own, dec... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:14

$135.00
156294

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044988495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communities, especially items concerning the Nation of Islam. The bold banner headline: "OLD WORLD GOING OUT WITH A GREAT NOISE!" Among the articles within: "Black Students Out to Break Campus Plantation S... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:09

$29.00
156236

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Pro-Confederate w/ Southern Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041998661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 27, 1865 * Rare pro-Confederate title One of the latter dates of this once Copperhead newspaper (northern paper with pro-South leanings). Among the reports: "Progress of Reconstruction" "Restoration of South Carolina" "Jefferson Davis--The Kentucky Resolutions" "The Programme Of Ruin - The Position of the Abolition Party" "Restoration or Reconstruction" "Affairs In Texas--Suppression of a Newspaper--Fears of Negro Violence" and much more. Eight pages, 13 by 19 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:03

$27.00
156232

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391861849728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWBURYPORT HERALD, Massachusetts, Jan. 5, 1863 * President Abraham Lincoln * Emancipation Proclamation * Freedom for slaves - Negroes * Battle of Stones River - Murfreesboro Half a column at the top of the front page is taken up with the full text of the historic Emancipation Proclamation, headed; "Negro Emancipation Proclaimed" "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Great to have this notable document on the top half of the front page. Also on the front page as well as on pg. 2 are reports on the Battle of Murfreesboro with column heads: "Great & Bloody Battle In Tennessee" "Latest from the Battle In Tennessee" "The Re... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:53

$335.00
156154

Very Rare PARSON BROWNLOW Knoxville TN Tennessee CIVIL WAR Rebel 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391859181995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Oct. 19, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fervently held views on the inferiority of blacks & his unalterable opposition to secession. In 1861 Brownlow’s criticism of the Confederacy led the government to shut down his newspapers for 2 years. In December, 1861, Brownlow was arrested ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:46

$240.00
156141

JOHN MURRELL Great West Land Pirate SLAVE REVOLT at Vicksburg MS 1835 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039010269

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1835 * John Murrell slave revolt * "Great West Land Pirate" * Vicksburg, Mississippi The best content, and much is devoted to this, concerns the angry mob in Vicksburg which decided to expel all professional gamblers from the town, based on a rumor that the gamblers were part of a planned plot to free slaves, known as the "Murrell Excitement" (much of it presumed to be fictitious). The gamblers resisted, and as a result 5 gamblers were hanged by the mob. Relating to this is: "Gamblers In The West" which has a report on the hanging of the five. Relating to this are; "Detestable Villainy" and "Affairs In Mississippi" "Horrible Conspiracy!" and: ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:29

$38.00
156106

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037921112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also ... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 14:08

$98.00
156100

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE Takes Amnesty Oath End of Slavery Slaves 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858333940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee * Takes amnesty oath * End of slavery support The first column has heads: "FIREMEN'S JUBILEE" "Grand Parade of Firemen in Philadelphia" with more on the celebration for the firemen. Also near the top: "Gen. Lee Takes the Amnesty Oath" which includes the complete printing of the document in which he pledges to support the Constitution of the United States & support all laws regarding the emancipation of slaves, signed in type: R. E. Lee (see). Inside pages have some Reconstruction-related items. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:53

$32.00
156098

Famous ABRAHAM LINCOLN Reply Letter to Horace Greeley 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391858332772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK ARGUS, New York City, Aug. 30, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley A quite rare title, perhaps the first we have offered? Page 5 has one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" (see the hyperlink for this), which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "...My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it...", signed in ty... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:51

$188.00
155977

NEW YORK CITY Nation's Capital w/ Slaves Slavery Advertisements 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853601958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Jan. 21, 1789 * 18th century America * Slave advertisements This city was the nation's capital in 1789 and 1790 before moving to Phila. while the "federal city" of Washington, D.C., was being built. Page 2 has much reporting from the "House of Assembly". Pages 3 & 4 are taken up with ads including: "Twelve Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave, and "To Be Sold, A Negro Woman with a female child...", and the back page features 15 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:12

$41.00
155904

JACK JOHNSON Negro Boxer vs. Frank Moran Heavyweight BOXING Title 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027153432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, June 28, 1914 * Jack Johnson - Negro boxer * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Frank Moran "Fighting Dentist" The front page of the sport's section (inside near the back) has a one column heading: "JOHNSON HOLDS TITLE ON POINTS" with subheads and photos of the two boxers. (see) First report coverage on Jack Johnson's heavyweight boxing title defense against Frank Moran while in exile in Europe. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30+ pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:26

$47.00
155875

State of GEORGIA End of Slavery Slaves 1865 NYC Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850463889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1865 * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era Page 2 has: "Georgia" "Proclamation of Provisional Governor Johnson" "Slavery No Longer Exists in the State" "Sound Views Upon the War, Slavery &c." & "General Sherman At St. Louis" "His Speech--Conduct of the War--How We Obtained Possession of the Mississippi River..." Speech by Sherman takes most of a column. Eight pages, foxing near the spine, archival repair at the spine, some margin tears & minor chipping at the bottom margin.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:19

$26.00
155821

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Insurrection Execution & WHALING Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849242536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1885 * John Brown on way to hanging * re. Harper's Ferry insurrection * Whaling at Long Island Front full page portrait of "The Hon. William M. Evarts", the Senator from New York, with an article on him inside. Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Japan at New Orleans"; full pg. illus. of "Long Island Produce by Rail"; a very large & dramatic double page centerfold: "John Brown on His Way to Execution"; full pg. illus. of: "A New Wall Street Bank Building"; half pg. illus: "Whaling Off Long Island"; two quarter-page portraits of: "Colonel Fred Burnaby, Killed at Abu Klea" and "Ex-Mayor Gunther." Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:41

$82.00
155815

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024882667

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

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:30

$495.00
155799

Best 19th Century BASEBALL PRINTS w/ Leading Players & Game 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848453096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 4, 1865 * Great baseball prints - illustrations The centerfold of this newspaper has what is arguably one of the very finest 19th century baseball prints to appear in a newspaper. Perfect for display. There are multiple prints with a central image with a panoramic view of a baseball game with a huge crowd. Surrounding this print are full-figures portraits of 20 notables in the baseball world at that time. The centerfold is captioned: "Great Base Ball Match Between the Atlantic and Eckford Clubs of Brooklyn, at the Union Base Ball Grounds, Brooklyn, Oct. 13, With Portraits of The Leading Players of the Principal Clubs of New York, Brook... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:37

$725.00
156313

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negroes Students Central High School AR Riot 1957 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391864436913

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Sept. 24, 1957 * Little Rock Nine enters school * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School riot * Nice headline for display Above the masthead is a huge: "EXTRA" dropped out of a black box. The bold banner headline reads: "TROOPS ORDERED TO LITTLE ROCK BY IKE." with a subhead: "Federalize Guards in Racial Crisis" concerning the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more). Also of interest is a ftpg. article concerning the Brooklyn Dodgers moving to Los Angeles: "Dodger Contract Mailed O'Malley". The complete first section (of 4) with pages 1-20, a few archival mends to page 2, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2017 08:29

$54.99
155737

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019928739

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

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:31

$56.00
155731

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019923544

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

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:23

$37.00
155695

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slave Ship Captured w/ 400 Negroes 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849. Also at the bottom of the pg: "Slaver Captured" which reports on the ship Goodwin with 400 slaves on board (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:31

$66.00
155688

Very Rare FREDERICK DOUGLASS Slavery Slaves Abolition Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019677339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DOUGLASS' MONTHLY, Rochester, New York, January, 1862 * Extremely rare title Of the four publications of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, this title published the fewest number of issues, having begun in 1858 and ending in 1863. His "North Star", then "Frederick Douglass' Paper", and post-Civil War effort "The New National Era" being weeklies published considerably more issues. As a brief biography, Frederick Douglass was first and foremost an abolitionist and civil rights activist. Fighting against his own slavery from his earliest youth, he continued to fight against the institution of slavery until its abolition. He spoke and lectured widely for the cause throughout the 18... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:17

$5,900.00
156213

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Lincoln Assassination 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391861557861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, June 16, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title * re. Lincoln assassination This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison which features a great engraving in the masthead with 3 vignettes, one showing a slave auction & another showing slaves being liberated. Over two columns on the ftpg. are taken up with: "Public Feeling In Italy on the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln" plus another article: "Jefferson Davis" begins: "We believe Jefferson Davis to be the worst man in all history. He was a repudiator & a slaveholder. He has been a secessionist, traitor and rebel..." with much more, taking over a full column (see photo for a portion of it). Also on f... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 07:27

$59.99
155578

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391842486929

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

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:14

$1,250.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

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

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
155547

JAMES MEREDITH University of Mississippi OLE MISS 1st Negro Deny 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015981686

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Ilion, New York, Sept. 28, 1962 * James Howard Meredith * University of Mississippi The top of the front page has nice reporting on the James Meredith case, his admission to the University of Mississippi being contentious on the grounds of his race. This was a landmark case in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's. The top of the page has: "Army Engineers Stand By To Support U.S. Marshals" and: "Further Moves Expected In Mississippi Case" with a front page photo showing: "Negro James Meredith is refused permission for a third time to enter the University of Mississippi as Lt. Gov. Paul Johnson, backed by patrolmen, confronts him...". The ftpg. also has: "Def... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:39

$57.00
155535

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015964788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred Page 3 has a one column heading: "VIGILANTES URGED FOR SHELBYVILLE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipe... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:17

$44.00
155417

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372011565929

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

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Ends August 12, 2017 07:22

$42.00
155351

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009661395

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

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:12

$238.00
155350

ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009655259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:01

$90.00
155191

THURGOOD MARSHALL 1st African American Supreme Court DEATH 1993 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828360912

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993 * Thurgood Marshall death (1st report) * 1st African American Supreme Court Justice The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "Retired Justice Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights giant who as a lawyer won the landmark victories that ended forced segregation in the United States and then became the first black justice of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at the age of 84..." The article continues inside with additional photos. This also enclosed a boxed insert w... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:43

$125.00
155137

Rare 17th Century 331 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England w/ Slave Ad 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827594897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 28, 1686 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has amongst its "Advertisements" a reward for a runaway: "...Black Boy about 15 or 16 years of age, in light coloured cloth cloaths, lined with black satin...a scar in his head lately broken...shall have 20 s. reward." (see). This is one of the earliest runaway slave ads to be seen in any newspaper. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great nice condition. This is this newspaper the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, beginning in 1665 and still publishing today.

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:56

$83.00
155134

WORLD SERIES New York Yankees vs Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371995999039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1947 * 1947 World Series of baseball (game 1) * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st ever series to include a African American (Jackie Robinson) * FRONT LEAF ONLY The two column heading announces: "Yanks Top Bum 5-3 On Branea's Blow-up Before Record Crowd" with photo of Jackie Robinson stealing second base and box scores. (see) This is the front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:06

$27.00
155052

Rare & Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Slave Ad 1809 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823388382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12, 1809 * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original An early newspaper from the South. Page 3 has an ad for: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave, with much detail. Also an ad for a Deed of Trust noting eleven slaves are included in the deed (see). Various news & ads of the day. Four pages, archival repair at the spine & a few at margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:45

$31.00
154958

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Republican Nominee For President Hannibal Hamlin 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821172494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 24, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln for President notice * Pre Civil War era The top of page 2 has a political ad headed: "People's Ticket" "For President, ABRAM LINCOLN of Illinois" "For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN of Maine" (see). This is followed by a great editorial on the election & referencing those of the past, & including: "...Fillmore, it is reported, will support 'Old Abe Lincoln', his old Whig ally of 1840, '44, and '48..." and further on: "...and support 'honest old Abe' as the best & surest way to defeat the slave-code Administrationists...". This is followed by: "Fillmore Support Lincoln!" which includes: "The result is before the peopl... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:37

$49.00
154948

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison CIVIL WAR ERA 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371987202116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 29, 1864 * Rare anti-slavery title * Civil War era 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). Articles include: "Position & Influence of the Original Abolitionists" ""Wm. Lloyd Garrison" "General Banks's Labor System" "West India Emancipation" "Letter From a Young Soldier" "The Freedman & the Ex-Slaveholders" "Negrophobia In Nashville" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:22

$87.00
154936

Rare SLAVE SHIP Slaver Capture Negroes Slaves PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986999339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, NY, June 23, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship Most of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Landing Of The Cargo Of Slaves Captured On Board The American Bark Williams By The U. S. Steamer Wyandotte--Disembarkation At Key West" showing slaves coming off a ship in carts (see). The rest of the front page is an article: "Capture Of The Slave Vessels And Their Cargoes" which carries over to page 2. A related print on page 5 shows: "Buildings at Key West...for the Accommodation of the Negroes Captured from Slavers by the United States Cruisers" (see). Other illustrations in this issue as well but the pale in comparison to the slave prints. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:39

$178.00
154934

PAYMENT FOR SLAVES Speech of Mr. J.R. Giddings of Ohio 1849 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820960115

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT DEMOCRAT & FREEMAN, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 1, 1849 Almost the entire front page is taken up with a speech by Mr. Giddings headed: "Payment For Slaves - On the Bill to Pay the heirs of Antonio Pacheco for a Slave sent West of the Mississippi with the Seminole Indians in 1838." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:37

$35.00
154933

Rare & Early RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ SLAVES Advertisements 1818 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986996124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Sept. 18, 1818 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital * Early 19th century era original The top of the front page has a detailed advertisement headed; "Trustee's Sale of Land and Negroes". The back page has an article: "Florida - Seizure of Pensacola". Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, good condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:35

$29.00
154795

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980914957

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

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:39

$35.00
154724

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison Civil War ROBERT SHAW 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371977100935

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 20, 1863 * Colonel Robert Shaw - Mass. 54th Negro regiment fame * Slave owners paid for enlisting their slaves for the military * Equal pay for "colored" soldiers 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. Page two has a notice on funds being received for the "Shaw Monument", being a monument in honor of the late Colonel Robert Shaw of the famous Massachusetts 54th negro regiment (see images). The notice states that the monument will be constructed of 100% Massachusetts granite. Page three has se... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:50

$160.00
154671

Pro Confederate ABRAHAM LINCOLN Call for Troops Procl. 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810391819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 23, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln call for troops * Pro Confederate title Among the items in this issue are: "An Attempt to Mob the Union Office" "Additional From Florida" "Introducing Negroes to Compete with White Labor" "Negro & White Prisoners Put in the Same Cells" "Proclamation by the President--200,000 More Men Called For..." is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln; "Soldier Shot" & much more. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some toning, very nice condition. This interesting title was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South". It opposed the war and attracted the hatred of the Republ... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:50

$37.00
154670

1862 Pro-Confederate Civil War Newspaper w/ BATTLE OF PEA RIDGE Arkansas & More


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976785142

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 26, 1862 * Rare pro-Confederate title * Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas * Fort Donelson - Tennessee Among the items in this issue are: ""The Free Negro Question in Ohio" "Jeff. Davis' Message Accompanying the Report of Floyd of the Battle of Fort Donelson" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis; "Reflections on the Present Crisis" "Emigration of Negroes into Ohio" "War News of the Week" "How to Treat Prisoners" "The Confederate Account of the Terrific Pea Ridge Battle" "The Battle at Pea Ridge" Eight pages, damp staining near the bottom, good condition. This interesting title was described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the S... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:48

$35.00
154612

WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT Macon Georgia Fugitive Slaves in Boston 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975838907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1850 * William and Ellen Craft * Macon, Georgia slaves * Escape to the North Page 5 has three-quarters of a column headed: "The Boston Slave Hunt & the Vigilance Committee" which begins: "The slave hunters, Knights and Hughes, left the city yesterday at 2 o'clock fully persuaded, after a week's trial, that all attempts to arrest Mary[sic. should be William] and Ellen Crafts in the city of Boston were worse than useless..." with much more. This is actually a very famous case, William & Ellen being slaves who escaped to the North in 1848. Their daring escape was widely publicized making them among the most famous of fugitive slaves. Abolitionists featured ... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:42

$57.00
154528

CELEBRATING Repeal of the Stamp Act & Early Slave Ship SLAVER 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969255379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 16, 1767 * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration * Early slave ship - slaver Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with datelines from New York, one item noting: "...sailed from Bristol in June 1765 on board the sloop William, for the coast of Africa...where they continued 23 months purchasing slaves for a brig and themselves, and afterwards proceeded for St. Kitt's..." then report of a murder on board, and then: "...was afterwards cast away on the Isle of May, and the slaves were sold to the Portuguese for 50 dollars a head." Another report notes that: "...from the Grenades, we hear that the rebellious Negroes who had fled to the mountains in that island were ent... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:20

$67.00
154526

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
154466

Great LIFESAVING Surf Lifeguard Rescue Coney Island Beach PRINT 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968899027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 24, 1889 * Lifesaving at Coney Island Beach * New York City Telegrams The full ftpg. showing the celebration of President Harrison on his visit to Lawrence, Mass. & Portland, Maine, with another print inside. Certainly the most dramatic print is the double page centerfold: "SAVED ! Dangers Of Surf-Bathing On The Coast--A Scene At Coney Island" which shows a lifeguard rescuing a young both (very dramatic). Other prints include a small portrait: "Hon. H. P. Cheatham, The Only Colored Representative Elected To the 51st Congress"; a full pg. with 7 scenes: "The Method Of Sending A Telegram--Scenes In The Main Office Of The Western Union Telegraph Company... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:23

$98.00
154457

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968270074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The top of the front page has a two column headline: "COURTHOUSE FIRED AS TROOPS KILL 2 IN LYNCHING MOB" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. 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, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1934, a lynch mob burned down the fourth courthouse after learning that the young African-American man they wanted to hang had been taken f... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:15

$40.00
154454

MARIANNA Jackson County FLORIDA Negro Lynching CLAUDE NEAL 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968268502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 28, 1934 * Claude Neal Negro lynching * Marianna, Jackson County, Florida The front page has one column headings: "ROOSEVELT ACTION ON LYNCHING ASKED" "Florida Troops Check Mob, Seeking Prisoner, After Negro IS Lynched Secretly" and more. The top of page 31 has one column headings that include: "GROUP KILLS NEGRO; DISAPPOINTS CROWD" "Mob Attacks Jail for Another Prisoner, but Scatters as the Governor Sends Troops" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Claude Neal at Marianna, Florida Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:12

$52.00
154426

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Southeast Coastal March Charlotte NC 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968004990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1865 * General William T. Sherman * Attacking the Southeast coast * Near the end of the war Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Operations of Sherman & Gillmore" "Charleston Evacuated by the Rebels" "The Birthplace of Treason in Our Hands" "Details of the Evacuation of Columbia" "Sherman Marching on Charlotte, North Carolina" "Evacuation of Richmond in Progress" "Lynchburg the Very Last Ditch" "GRANT" and much more. Reports inside as well including: "The Negro Question Decided by Virginia" "The Rebels Determined to Arm Them" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:46

$33.00
154389

President Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Southern Secession Crisis 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800445082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 17, 1860 * President elect Abraham Lincoln * Southern secession & tensions Page 4 has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, some first column heads including: "THE CRISIS AT THE SOUTH" "The Condition of Affairs in the Border & Cotton Slave States" "The Baptist State Convention in Favor of Secession" "The Retaliatory Measures of Georgia" "Will Gen. Scott be Sent to Allay the Secession Excitement?" and more. Page 7 has a report taking one-third of a column headed: "Interesting From Illinois" with subheads: "Great Rush of Visitors to the President Elect--Applications for Office--The Portrait of Mr. Lincoln". ... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 07:56

$38.00
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