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151302

INKSTER MICHIGAN African American Ford Motor Company Employees 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676388471

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

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:23

$47.00
151300

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391676385418

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

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:20

$49.00
151213

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837068803

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

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:30

$122.00
151209

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674497765

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

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:25

$40.00
151177

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673593603

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

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:38

$38.00
151174

BUS SEGREGATION ENDS Montgomery Alabama Negroes Civil Rights 1956 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673590707

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

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:34

$52.00
151118

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835612172

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

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:37

$39.00
151111

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835605893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 20, 1834 * David "Davy" Crockett In reports from Congress is text noting Davy Crockett's comments, with: "Mr. Crockett submitted the following resolutions:..." and a bit further on: "Mr. Crockett said he feared gentlemen did not understand the nature of his resolution. It was a mere inquiry whether those rivers were of a national character or not..." with more (see). And another item on an earlier page references Davy Crockett's comments in Congress, beginning: "The little speech of col. Crockett in the house; of representatives on the 11th inst. has a great deal of point in it..." with more (see). Other items in this issue include: "Free Negro Labo... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:27

$35.00
151109

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE & Richmond Virginia VA Slavery Revolt 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391672810634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 4, 1800 * The African slave trade Page 2 has: "African Slavery" which begins: "Of all the traffics that ever disgraced the people of Europe, this is the most scandalous & barbarous...the slave trade had been too long tolerated..." and more. Page 3 has a report from Richmond concerning an intended slave revolt there (see). Also: "Loss of the Brig Abigail" & "Capture of the French Frigate Vengeance". Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:24

$27.00
151004

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669317459

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

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:13

$38.00
150990

BLOODY SUNDAY Martin Luther King Jr. SELMA Alabama Violence Riot 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668900730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 8, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * "Bloody Sunday" - 1st march try - failure The front page has a five headline: "Troops Rout Negro Marchers" with photo. (see) First report coverage on the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march at Selma, Alabama which ended in violence. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:51

$97.00
150893

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

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

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150891

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665066394

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

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:32

$37.00
150858

Rare MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Assassination Funeral1968 African American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371826866747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WASHINGTON AFRO-AMERICAN, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1968 * Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. funeral This being an African-American newspaper, terrific for reporting the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr., and being a weekly newspaper it is the first of this title with this report. Above the masthead is: "Rev. Martin Luther King Is 'Free At Last' " with some related front page articles. Terrific coverage inside with a great pictorial taking all of pages 6 and 7, with more related photos taking most of page 8. Complete pages 1-8 (of 24), very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:55

$190.00
150852

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Black Civil Rights Leader ASSASSINATION 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391664292027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INGLEWOOD DAILY NEWS, California, April 5, 1968 * Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report) * African American pastor - civil rights leader The front page has a nice banner headline: "NATION MOURNING" with subhead and photo. (see) Eighteen pages, a little margin and central fold wear with a few discrete archival mends on page 2, generally good. Nice for display.

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Ends January 28, 2017 14:41

$98.00
150829

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391663954672

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

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Ends January 28, 2017 07:28

$28.00
150712

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659174566

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

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:38

$18.00
150649

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820299516

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

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:06

$41.00
151272

RINGGOLD LA Bienville Parish Louisiana NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391676221174

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

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Ends January 20, 2017 12:09

$39.99
151266

ZODIAC TX Gillespie County Texas Texan 1st MORMONS Settlement 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371838622046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Aug. 5, 1848 Page 7 has: "Texan Mormon Settlement" which mentions: "...is in a town called Zodiac...county being composed partly of Germans & partly of Mormons, who live together in the utmost harmony..." with various details (see). Another item: "A Shocking Occurrence---The Slave Case" involves murder (see). Eight pages, irregular at the spine, good condition. wikipedia notes: Zodiac is a vanished Mormon settlement established in 1847 on the Pedernales River, located 4 miles southeast of Fredericksburg, in Gillespie County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The area it was located on eventually converted to private acreage, and no trace of the settlement remains today... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 10:03

$34.99
150571

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818778423

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

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:04

$54.00
150554

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818743973

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1936 * A.L. McCamy Negro lynching * Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia Page 7 has small one column headings: "GEORGIA NEGRO LYNCHED" "Hanged by Mob Which Forces Its Way Into Dalton Jail" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro A. L. McCamy in Dalton, Georgia Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and some wear ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:24

$39.00
150551

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656442270

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

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Ends January 18, 2017 12:20

$138.00
151184

WIGGINS MISSISSIPPI Stone County NEGRO Lynching Lynched Hanging 1935 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391674178953

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1935 * Wiggins, Mississippi * Stone County MS * Negro lynching The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED, ANOTHER WHIPPED" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2017 08:57

$29.99
150373

CONFEDERATE Battle of Gaines's Mill & Jefferson Davis 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371812472310

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862 * Jefferson Davis to Robert E. Lee * Battle of Gaines's Mill - Virginia * Rare title from the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: "Waiting" "The Negro Allies" "The :Mississippi River" "The Telegraphic Embroglio" "Smith O'Brien on the American War" and a bit more, but the two key front page items are the 1 1/2 column report headed: "Graphic Description of the Battle of Gaines' Mill" which has much detail; and an item headed: "From The President To Gen. Lee" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis, which concerns... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:50

$105.00
150369

LA AMISTAD Sierra Leone SLAVES Mutiny Ship Prisoners Negroes 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371812461748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Oct. 9, 1839 * La Amistad slave ship case * Sidney O. Francis kidnapping Page 3 has a report concerning the Amistad slave ship, beginning: "The case of the Amistad & the probable fate of the African captives which she brought to our shores, yet engage the attention of the whole press..." & a bit more. This concerns the very historic "Amistad" case which ended up with a landmark decision by the Supreme Court in 1842. The Amistad case began with a rebellion of slaves on board the Spanish schooner of this name in 1839. It was also the subject of a 1997 film of the same name by Stephen Spielberg. Perhaps more noteworthy is a fascinating report headed: "Extraordin... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:43

$38.00
150314

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Fall of New Orleans LA 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648313611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 8, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Fall of New Orleans * Jefferson Davis Proclamation The ftpg. has: "The Northern Congress - The Negro Question Again" and: "From Nashville--Army of Occupation--Loyalty of the Native Citizens--Yankees Have a Hard Road to Travel". Page 2 has: "New Orleans Before the Surrender" "The Surrender of Fort Macon" "The Monitor & the Virginia [Merrimac]" which begins: "Many persons wonder why the Monitor when she had crippled the Merrimac in their first encounter, did not pursue & sink her before she could reach Norfolk...". The back page includes a: "PROCLAMATION By the President, to the People of the Confederate States of Ame... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:56

$120.00
150309

BILL "BOJANGLES" ROBINSON African American Tap Dancer Actor DEATH 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648306692

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1949 * Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson's death * Famous tap dancer, actor, and all-around entertainer * Co-founder of the New York Black Yankees Near the bottom of the front page is a 2 column report headed: "Bill (Bojangles) Robinson Dies; 'King of the Tap Dancers'' Was 71", continuing to the top of page 10 where is also found a photo captioned: "Bill Robinson". Complete in 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high-quality newsprint meant for long-terms institutional use.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:44

$59.00
150260

JESSE OWENS Negro Star Suspended w/ Photo & BERLIN OLYMPICS Ends 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371809594381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1936 * Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended * Berlin Olympic games come to an end Unusual that the front page has a sports headline, this being a 2 column heading: "A.A.U. Suspends Owens; He Refused to Go on Tour" with subhead: "Coach Charges Sports Body Cares Only 'for Its 10%' -- All Indications Are the Olympic Hero Will Turn Professional" with much text which carries over to the sports page. (inside) Here the article continues: "Owens Suspended; Ready to Turn Pro" with a two column photo of "Larry Snyder [his coach] and Jesse Owens in London yesterday." The sports page also has a banner headline: "Olympic Flame Is Extinguished in Picturesque Ceremony Unde... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2017 15:29

$65.00
150229

PONCHATOULA Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana NEGROES Lynchings Hangings1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391646815046

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 EVENING NEWS, Detroit, September 21, 1900 * Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana * Negroes - lynchings - lynched - hangings The front page has a two column heading: "FOUR NEGROES LYNCHED BY RAGING LOUISIANIANS" with subhead. (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, some margin wear, more so along spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 06, 2017 15:21

$34.00
150114

KIRBYVILLE TX Jasper County Texas NEGRO Lynching Lynched Hanging 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1934 * Negro lynching hanging - Son Griggs * Kirbyville, Jasper County, Texas The back page has small one column headings: "HANG, SHOOT, DRAG NEGRO" "Texas Mob Lynches Prisoner Arrested With White Woman" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Son Griggs at Kirbyville, Texas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:58

$37.00
150054

PATTERSON V. ALABAMA Scottsboro Boys U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391641768998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1935 * Patterson v. Alabama decision * United States Supreme Court case * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Jury of African-Americans The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY SUPREME COURT IN SCOTTSBORO CASE" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 15 with complete text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 ind... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:29

$42.00
150043

SUFI ABDUL HAMID African American Islamic Anti-Jewish ARRESTED 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803874561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, January 20, 1935 * Sufi Abdul Hamid arrested * African-American Islam convert * Anti-Semitism rhetoric in Harlem The front page of this section has a one column heading: "HARLEM'S 'HITLER' JAILED FOR SPEECH" with subheads that include: "Court Calls Sufi Abdul Hamid 'Imposter and Faker' Before 150 Negro Followers" and more. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 18 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:14

$34.00
149948

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391637693481

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

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Ends December 28, 2016 14:37

$30.00
149882

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371798967221

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, 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,... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 12:38

$38.00
149837

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796727273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, August 2, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:58

$28.00
149705

FREDERICK DOUGLASS African American Abolitionist Orator PRINT 1875 BOUND VOLME


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791107505

Shown is an original & historic old bound volume, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, a bound volume for December, 1874 to May, 1875 Perhaps the article in the volume is "New Washington" which includes not only 16 nice prints of Washington, D.C. from 1875, but also a very nice print of Frederick Douglass with some text on him as well (see). But there are many other prints in this thick volume as well, accompanying articles titled: "The Concord Fight" "American Humor" "The Isle of Man" "Last Journals of David Livingstone" "Mechanical Progress" and more. Complete in 928 pages, still has the outer wrappers bound in (very rare), tightly bound in red library bindings, spine having gold ink, both bindings & interior pages in very nice condition. Library... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:50

$94.00
149567

NORTHERN INVASION Battle of Gettysburg Civil War CONFEDERATE 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622939642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, July 3, 1863 * When the Battle of Gettysburg was in progress * Robert E. Lee and Confederates Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. And one of the less common titles as well. Most of the front page first column is taken up with: "Confederates In Pennsylvania" and "Harrisburg News". The former includes: "General Lee's army has occupied, without resistance, the flourishing town of York...The intelligence of the capture of Harrisburg is not confirmed; and was at least premature. The plans of Lee are still a secret to our enemies as well as to ourselves...One thing, however, is plain--General Lee's movements ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:12

$465.00
149565

Rare CONFEDERATE Fall of ATLANTA GA Georgia 1864 Civil War Richmond VA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622936977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 5, 1864 * Newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy * Capture of Atlanta by Sherman & the Yankees Not only is this a nice Confederate newspaper, but it is from the capital of the Confederacy. Much war reporting in this issue, with certainly the most historic being a report of the fall of Atlanta, a major blow to the Confederacy. the first column on the front page has: "The War New" which has a brief introductory note: "The only news of importance we have to announce this morning is" followed by a subhead: "The Fall Of Atlanta", with the text including: "After six weeks command of the army of Tennessee, General Hood abandoned Atlanta on last Thursd... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 08:04

$465.00
149556

CONFEDERATE Civil War WINSTON NC North Carolina Rare Southern 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622920187

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, Dec. 5, 1862 * Rare Confederate title This is a very rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title from the Civil War, most just a few scattered issues. The American Antiquarian Society has no issues recorded from this era. Among the front page items are: "Col. W.W. Kirkland, late Col. 32st. N. C. Regiment" "Confederate Finances" "Volunteer Troops" "Transportation & Telegraph Companies" "Overseers on Plantations" and other items. Inside pages have more on the war including: "Capture of Another Yankee Gunboat" "From New River--Federal gunboat Captured" "Our Militar... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:36

$265.00
149520

Very Rare CONFEDERATE South Carolina CAMDEN SC Civil War 1864 Rebel Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620895525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CAMDEN DAILY JOURNAL, South Carolina, August 24, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title A nice and quite rare title from late in the Confederacy. The front page has an editorial item headed: “Rich—Very” which notes in part: “Yankee official bulletins since the war commenced have announced the killing of 500,000 Confederate soldiers in skirmishes & 2,500,000 in pitched battles…a grand total of 3 ½ millions of our men who have been killed during the war, which is considerably more than the entire fighting population of the South at the beginning of the struggle! The conclusion…is irresistible, that Yankee official reports are…lies, & monstrous... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:36

$460.00
149519

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620894826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 21, 1864 * Very rare Civil War title * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow 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 on a charge of high ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:35

$278.00
149515

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina FALL OF SAVANNAH Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620888027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 28, 1864 * Fall of Savannah GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman * In a rare Confederate title 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 the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Wilmington--Attack of the Enemy" "From Richmond" which includes two dispatches reporting on battles, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. One of Lee's dispatches ends with: "...Our troops are bearing fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. The damage to the works can s... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 14:28

$678.00
149499

SLAVERY ENDS 13th Thirteenth Amendment Pass CONFEDERATE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620861673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Passage of the 13th Amendment - Historic! * Great report to have in a Confederate newspaper * The end of slavery! * Great sadness re: the war reported A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted (see images). It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 13:45

$245.00
149483

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson Civil War Battle of VICKSBURG MS Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620835572

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 * Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi 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 Fredericsburg" with the list of ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 13:05

$275.00
149481

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN ATLANTA GA Abel D. Streight 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371786794116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 15, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title * General Abel D. Streight * Publisher on the run 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: "Streight's Last Raid--Attempt to Escape from the Libby--Undermining The Walls", "How Stands France Towards Us?", "Confederate States Congress", "Thoughts On Subjugation", "A Hell On Earth", "Senator Brown From Mississippi", "The Condition of the Army of Tennessee", "Record of Yankee Atrocity & Treachery", "Secession & Revolution... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 13:00

$247.00
149472

Great 1ST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Civil War CONFEDERATE VA 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391620803991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Half of the front page is taken up with ads, including five illustrated runaway slave reward ads (see), plus also on the ftpg: "More Privateersmen Captured" "Anecdote of Jefferson Davis" "The London Morning Herald on the Battle at Bethel" "A Federal congressman on the Fight at Bull Run" "A Black Republican Account" and other smaller items. Inside pages have much on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Manassas" "Jonathan and John Bull" "Coming to Richmond" "Florida Troops", extensive co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2016 12:24

$235.00
149406

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371785416804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The last column of the front page has heads on the John Brown raid: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "More of the Insurrectionists Convicted" "Copeland's Confession" "Progress of The Revolution" "Endorsement of John Brown & His Cause" "Kansas Abolition Testimony Against Old John Brown" and more. The article takes a full column & carries over to take nearly 3 columns on pg. 2. Terrific detail. Eight pages, irregular at the spine but causing no spine loss.

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:51

$48.00
149358

BATTLE OF BLOUNTVILLE Bristol TN Tennessee CONFEDERATE Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391618282507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 29, 1863 * Battle of Blountville - Bristol * Sullivan County, Tennessee A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with a very lengthy & detailed account of the skirmish at Bristol, Tennessee, with heads: "The Raid Upon Bristol--Destruction of Government Stores--Supineness of the Confederate Military Authorities" . The front page also has: "From the Army of General Lee" "Yankee Deserters" "Another condemned" and more. The editorial on the back page begins: "A battle on the Rapidan is not the necessary sequel of conflict on the Chickamauga. Meade is one of those leaders who risk nothing. He has gained a... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:11

$122.00
149357

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Negro Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784390614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Feb. 26, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves uprising * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny Page 5 has details of: "The Murder and Mutiny" beginning: "We have received the following particulars of the mutiny on board the Texan schooner of war San Antonio..." with the detail following (see). But certainly the most historic report is: "The Creole Case" which is very detailed, taking two columns with the particulars of this famous slave revolt. Near the beginning is: "...that the brig j'Creole', of Richmond...bound to New Orleans, sailed form Hampton Roads...with a cargo of merchandise, principally tobacco and slaves (about 135 in number)...some of the slaves rose upon th... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 13:10

$77.00
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