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159823

JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Negro MLB Baseball Player Dodgers HATE MAIL 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372166653103

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1947 * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st Negro MLB baseball player The sport's section (page 16) has one column headings: "ROBINSON REVEALS WRITTEN THREATS" Dodgers' Negro Star Told in Anonymous Letters to 'Get Out of Baseball'" See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:21

$58.00
159819

ABBEVILLE Henry County Jail Alabama NEGRO Lynching Hanging Mob 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945533571

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1937 * Wesley Johnson Negro lynching * Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Acts to Impeach Sheriff After Alabama Lynching" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Wes Johnson at Abbeville, Alabama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:13

$42.00
159787

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944948461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826 * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River The prime article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Morecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah (see). Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief (see), and over half a page on: "Officers of the Navy" which lists the number of the various ranks, plus names of the captains, masters commandant, and lieutenants (see). Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for natio... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:08

$58.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
159482

President JOHN QUINCY ADAMS & Abolitionism - Slaves Slavery 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939642345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1837 * John Quincy Adams * Slavery - abolition Beginning on the ftpg. and continuing for over 4 pages is: "Mr. Adams and the Petition From Slaves", an interesting situation about which a website is devoted (see). Most of the balance of the issue is taken up with detailed reports from Congress. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:33

$26.00
159322

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150840080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middelweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:16

$46.00
159855

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


eBay Auction Item # 391945873879

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 1, 1835 * John Murrell slave revolt * "Great West Land Pirate" * Vicksburg, Mississippi The ftpg. has an editorial headed: "Vicksburg Outrage" which comments on the: "...official account of the hanging of five gamblers at Vicksburg, Miss...". This concerns the angry mob 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. Also on the ftpg. is: "Insurrection in Mississippi" which mentions the plan: "...caused by a r... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2017 09:46

$29.99
159844

Rare NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL Black Yankees 1943 WWII New York Times Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372167236027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1943 * New York Black Yankees vs. Cubans * Rare Negro League baseball reporting The sport's section (page 19) has one column headings: "CUBANS TURN BACK BLACK YANKEES, 10-2" "Capture Negro League Opener, Then Battle to 5-5 Tie" See photos for text and score graph here. Uncommon to find reporting on the less popular Negro Leagues during this time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 22, 2017 08:22

$39.99
159223

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142366354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIRROR NEWS, Los Angeles, Sept. 24, 1957 * Little Rock Nine enters school * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School riot Above the masthead is a huge: "EXTRA" dropped out of a black box. The bold banner headline reads: "PRESIDENT ORDERS TROOPS TO ARK." with a related photo concerning the Little Rock Nine crisis. Some related subheads as well. The complete first section (of 3) with pages 1-10. Mouse-chewing to the top & bottom of the spine margin affecting some words at the bottom (see). Otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:36

$40.00
159723

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391944220484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic The first column heads include: "The Executions At Charlestown" "Bold But Unsuccessful Attempt of Cook & Coppic to Escape" "Impressive Religious Services in the Prisoners' Cells" "Immense Concourse of Spectators to Witness the Executions" "Firm Demeanor of the Culprits on the Scaffold" "The Hanging of Green, Copeland, Cook and Coppic" [also Coppie & Coppock] and more. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends December 19, 2017 08:03

$59.99
159722

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


eBay Auction Item # 372164608934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 2, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The top of the front page has column heads including: "The Harper's Ferry Affair" "Argument for Arrest of Judgment in Old Brown's Case" "The Trial of Coppie [Coppic] Commenced" "Extraordinary Eulogy on John Brown & His Fellow Conspirators" "The Bloody and Brutal Rochester Manifesto of Seward Elaborated" and also: "Extraordinary Address of Wendell Phillips on the Insurrection" & "Garrit Smith and the Harper's Ferry Outbreak" Eight pages, minor binding slits at the spine, good condition.

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Ends December 19, 2017 07:56

$39.99
159718

Rare 18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA w/ re. End of Revolutionary War 1783 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372164592422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 5, 1783 * Rare title w/ great masthead * re. End of the Revolutionary War * Jewish financier Isaac Franks Page 2 has a note that there were still serious concerns about possible alliances with England, with: "...the state of Virginia...earnestly recommended to all the good citizens of that commonwealth 'That in all future elections of representatives & officers of trust & power, caution be used that no foreigner or native who may give cause of sucpicion that he is attached to the interesting of Great Britain....& that they be guardedly careful to elect..decided & unequivocal proofs of his attachment to te cause of America (a... See More  

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Ends December 19, 2017 07:25

$199.99
159679

Rare CONFEDERATE Lynchburg VA Virginia Jefferson Davis 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391943601494

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, May 30, 1864 * Rare Confederate title A quite uncommon Confederate title, only the 3rd we have offered in many years. Among the reports: "Letter From President Davis" which takes over a full column; "Death of Gen. Albert G. Jenkins" "The Yankees At Rome Georgia" "From Gen'l. Lee's Army" "Ewell's Reconnaissance--The Veteran Unhorsed" "The Fate Of The Negro" "Siege Of Charleston--315th Day" "The Fight at Resaca--Four Yankee General Wounded" "From Gen. Lee" "From Richmond" "From Johnston's Army" and more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with just a one column masthead, rather common from the Confederacy late in the war as most of the paper mills were in the North a... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2017 21:00

$144.99
159180

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928720243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Sept. 30, 1848 * Rare antebellum title Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly rare are those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, and from over 13 years before the outbreak of the Civil War. A wealth of news of the day and many advertisements including an illustrated ad for a runaway slave who was caught and put in jail (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:34

$93.00
159115

RUNAWAY SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT Native Amercian Indians 1788 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137487632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 23, 1788 Page 3 has an interesting item concerning the use of violence against the Indians (see). Pg. 3 has a nice: "Thirty Dollars Reward" ad beginning: "Ran-away from the subscriber, some time in January last, a NEGRO SLAVE called NATHAN: he is about 36 years old..." with further details (see). Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:41

$44.00
159104

COLUMBIA TN Maury County Tennessee Cordie Cheek NEGRO Lynching Mob1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372137471638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1933 * Cord Cheek - Negro lynching * Columbia TN Tennessee Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Negro, Freed by Court, Hanged in Tennessee; Lynching Handled Quietly, Sheriff Says" First report coverage on the lynching of Cord Cheek , Negro, in Columbia, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:23

$40.00
159100

KIRVIN Texas Negroes LYNCHINGS Burning Eula Ausley Rape & Murder 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927341918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1922 * Kirvin TX Texas Negroes lynchings * Eula Ausley rape and murder The front page has a one column heading: "MOB BURNS THREE NEGROES AT STAKE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Negro lynchings in Kirvin, Texas for the rape and murder of Eula Ausley. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:15

$44.00
159010

1967 CARL B. STOKES & Richard G. Hatcher African Americans Wins Mayor Elections


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135343625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 9, 1967 * Carl B. Stokes becomes 1st African-American mayor of a large U.S. city * Elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio * Richard G. Hatcher becomes 1st African American mayor of Gary, Indiana The front page has a four column heading: "Negro Elected Mayor in Gary, Ind.; Stokes Apparent Victor in Cleveland" First report coverage on the surprise victories of Carl B. Stokes in the race for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Richard D. Hatcher, an African-American as well, was also declared the winner in Gary, Indiana's mayoral race. It was the first time 2 African Americans won the mayoral race in cities with a population of more than 100,000. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:26

$68.00
158984

DULUTH MN Minnesota Circus Workers NEGORES Lynchings Hangings 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132448540

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1920 * Duluth, Minnesota lynchings (1st report) * 3 negro circus workers hanged * Isaac McGhie - Nate Green - Elmer Jackson Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Duluth Mob Lynches Three Negroes, Frees Three; 5,000 Stormed Jail After Attack on White Girl" See images for text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World fam... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:48

$52.00
158933

AARON BURR Treason Trial DUEL Fame & Chesapeake-Leopard Affair 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923392963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1807 * Aaron Burr's treason trial * USS Chesapeake-Leopard affair The entire ftpg. is taken up with the continued reporting on the: "Trial of Col. Aaron Burr" for high treason, with considerable detail. Page 3 has mention of the outrage over the attack of the HMS Leopard upon the frigate Chesapeake, beginning: "The atrocious outrage of the British detailed in our last has excited in every quarter from which we have received information the deepest execration..." (see). Several runaway slave ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:25

$29.00
158904

CSS MANASSAS 1st Ironclad Ship of Confederacy w/ Print 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131293719

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy (see hyperlink for more). More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 13:52

$37.00
158899

HENRY SCHOOLCRAFT Midwest Geography Survey 1821 Richmond Virginia Va Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923311540

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Aug. 10, 1821 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital Page 2 has: "Intelligence From the West" which is a terrific & very descriptive letter datelined "Fort Wayne" and introduced as: "...a very interesting letter from Henry R. Schoolcraft...now traversing the immense region lying between Detroit and the Mississippi, south of his former route...". The letter takes close to 2 columns and is a great peace on early Western exploration (see for portions). Schoolcraft was a noted geographer & ethnologist (see Wikipedia). Four pages, two very small archival mends, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:51

$55.00
158897

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923310230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "The Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See Wikipedia for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:48

$39.00
158895

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the Wikipedia for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations..... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158889

KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Race PLAUDIT w/ Willie Simms 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923273349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 * Kentucky Derby * Plaudit - horse * Willie Simms The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristocratic Son of Himyar Defeats Lieber Karl in a Grand Race" "Thousand Witness the Event" with more (see). Eight pages, even toning, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:42

$64.00
158863

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923151196

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 December 09, 2017 08:26

$59.00
158796

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921857964

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

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Ends December 07, 2017 14:47

$45.00
158761

LITTLE ROCK AR Pulaski County Arkansas NEGRO Lynching Mob Hanging 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128696594

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1927 * Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas * African American John Carter lynching Page 29 has one column headings that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see) First report coverage lynching of John Carter at Little ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:45

$42.00
158707

KKK Ku Klux Klan DEFIANT Masked Made ILLEGAL New York Law 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918908367

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1923 * KKK Ku Klux Klan * Secrecy outlawed in New York The front page has a three column headline: "KU KLUX KLAN OPENLY DEFIES NEW LAW; HOLDS BIG MEETING ALL OVER STATE; HUNDREDS JOIN; GOVERNORS DENOUNCED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. See images for partial text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light even toning, a l... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 13:01

$45.00
158698

KKK Ku Klux Klan Washington D.C. RALLY Pennsylvania Avenue MARCH 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918899021

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 9, 1925 * KKK Ku Klux Klan * Washington D.C. rally The top of the front page has a three column headline: "40,000 KLANSMEN PARADE IN WASHINGTON AS 200,000 SPECTATORS LOOK ON QUIETLY; CALLED ORDER'S BIGGEST DEMONSTRATION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Ku Klux Klan march on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. Always nice to have notable events in history repor... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2017 12:47

$62.00
158663

JESSE OWENS Pre Berlin Olympics OSU NEGRO Broad Jump w/ Photo 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391918001321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1936 * Jesse Owens broad jump w/ photo * Pre-Olympic games in Berlin Germany * To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The sport's section (page 23) has a two column heading: "Owens Rated in Class by Himself For Olympic Broad-Jump Laurels" with subhead and photo. (see) The Olympics would begin just a few weeks later. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition, printing flaw slightly... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:35

$42.00
158623

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Message & Battle of North Anna GRANT 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917392958

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 26, 1864 * Battle of North Anna - Virginia * Abraham Lincoln message Among the many ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "ON TO RICHMOND" "Lee Reported Hastily Retreating" "Lee Drawn Out of his Intrenchments" "He Tries to Frighten the Negro Troops into Surrender" "One Half of Beauregard's Forces Join Gen. R.E. Lee" "A Message From the President" concerning the French in Mexico, signed: Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:24

$34.00
158573

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1862 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372122455503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, Dec. 31, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing. Among the front page reports are: ""Interesting Captured Federal Correspondence" "The Administration & the Negro" "The Late Elections in Missouri--How the Thing Was Done" "From New Orleans", plus there is a lengthy list of: "Deserters" from the Mississippi 33rd Regiment. Also two "General orders" and also "Loss of Mississippians in the Battle of Fredericksburg" with the list of names (see). The back page has: ... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2017 14:30

$220.00
158532

POPLARVILLE MS Pearl River County Mississippi NEGRO Lynching 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391915961859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 23, 1926 * Harold (Doc) Jackson negro lynching * Poplarville, Mississippi The top of page 9 has one column headings: "MOB MAKES PRISONER HANG SELF ON BRIDGE" "Uses Torches to Burn Way Into Poplarville (Miss.) Jail to Get Alleged Murderer" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Harold (Doc) Jackson at Poplarville, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:24

$40.00
158485

CONGO, AFRICA Negroes South Carolina Slavery SLAVES Pre Civil War 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118402583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1858 * Congo, Africa Negroes * Slaves to South Carolina * Pre Civil War slavery question The front page has: "The Congo Question In South Carolina" "Cause of the Capture of the Putnam--Crowds to See the Negroes--Apprehension of a Rescue--Removal of the Negroes--The Coming Trial of the Slave Crew" A detailed report. Other news of the day includes: "The Quarantine War" "The Morale of the Staten Island Outrages" "News From Kansas" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, some fraying along the right blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:16

$28.00
158484

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118401800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 6, 1858. * Southern Slavery question The back page has: "The Slavery Question In The South" "Comprehensive and Conservative View of the Field by a Southern Statesman" "The Northern Agitation Exhausting Itself--A Hopeful View of the Future" "Speech of Hon. James R. Hammond, Delivered at Barnwell Court House, October 28, 1858" Lengthy text takes up 4 1/4 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Academy of Music" "Amrine Disasters" and more. Complete with all 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:15

$28.00
158413

Republic of TEXAS ANNEXATION Into United States Union & Millerism 1845 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116255927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 1, 1845 * Republic of Texas annexation * Incorporation into United States * Millerism - Second Advent of Jesus Christ Over half of the front page is taken up with: "The Great Question - Annexation of Texas" which is the formal document listing the full text as approved by the Senate & the House of Representatives, including the vote count, and ending with: "...By six o'clock in the evening they arrived at the final question upon the amendments, which were adopted, ayes 132, nays 76. The bill now only requires the signature of President Tyler to be the law of the land. One hundred guns from the Capitol Hill immediately announced the triumph of Anne... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:57

$44.00
158381

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913243480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page is almost entire... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:09

$287.00
158380

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913242960

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then responded to the o... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:07

$59.00
158306

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372114641102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display It is possible two advertisements have more significance than the content in this issue. The back page has a rather large ad for "Haym Salomons", the noted Jewish financier. Salomon was a Jewish emigrant from Poland, imprisoned in 1778 by the British for aiding the Revolutionaries and was condemned to death, but he escaped to Philadelphia. There he started a successful brokerage business. He aided Robert Morris in obtaining loans from France and pledged his own fortune to the new government to maintain its credit. Salomon was never recompensed a... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:51

$170.00
158180

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909280226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles. Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was 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", 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 slav... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:15

$128.00
158114

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908710203

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert Page 19 has two column headings: "Throng Honors Marian Anderson In Concert at Lincoln Memorial", "Estimated 75,000, Gathered at Monument to Emancipator, Rush Toward Negro Singer at End--Ickes Introduces Her" with about 2/3 of a column of text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & stu... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:20

$57.00
158083

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107579675

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 November 16, 2017 08:06

$98.00
158056

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106921667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st Negro boxer champion (1st report) * Tommy Burns Page 3 has an article with one column heads: "Jack Johnson The New Heavyweight Champion" and: "Great Crowd Witnesses His Defeat of Tommy Burns at Sydney". The coverage is quite detailed (see for portions) taking about 17 column inches. It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Complete in 10 pages, two ink spots affect each page but do not affect the mentioned report. Some margin wear, should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:49

$58.00
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 10, 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 November 11, 2017 13:51

$91.00
157882

ALAMO TN Crockett County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904103743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1929 * Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee Page 21 has one column headings: "NEGRO, 19, LYNCHED BY TENNESSEE MOB" "Youth Accused of Attacking Woman Is Taken From Jail at Alamo and Hanged" "SHERIFF'S HOME STORMED" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 12:58

$52.00
157734

SOUTHERN SLAVE TRADE Negroes African Americans Pre Civil War 1858 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094772436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 28, 1858 * African slave trade * Slavery in the Southern U.S. * Pre Civil War Page 4 has an article with small heading: "The Slave-Trade Issue" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:15

$23.00
157696

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093802270

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 November 01, 2017 15:33

$29.00
157610

DALTON GA Whitfield County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1936 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089728855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 7, 1936 * A.L. McCamy Negro lynching * Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia The front page has a small one column heading: "Suspect in Attack Lynched by Mob" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro A. L. McCamy in Dalton, Georgia Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning & a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:27

$40.00
157609

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896815241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 4 has a small and discrete article headed: "Two Slavers Captured" See image for this brief first report. This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:26

$37.00
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