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163278

WAR OF 1812 Atlantic Coast Blockade Proclamation w/ James Madison 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286174329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1814 * War of 1812 blockade Page 2 has: "President of the U. States of America. A PROCLAMATION" concerning the blockade on the Atlantic coast, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "From the Montreal Papers" "Halifax Papers" " 'Reported Peace Prospect" "Abolition of the Slave Trade" and other tidbits. Four pages, some light damp staining, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$29.00
163237

Historic JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier MLB Baseball Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283572159

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 16, 1947 * Jackie Robinson breaks racial barrier * 1st regular season baseball game * Texas City disaster (1st report) Page 7 has the historic report of Jackie Robinson's first Major League regular season game. The brief note includes: "Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn's Negro first baseman, and the first of his race to reach the majors since 1884, failed to get a hit... but his sacrifice-error play... set up the tying and winning runs." The front page has a dramatic banner headline, "EXPLOSIONS RIP TEXAS CITY", with subheads. The front page also has a one column head: "Nazi Hanged At Osweicim" being a report of the execution of Rud... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:26

$117.00
163216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282728460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 27, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia The top of the front page has column heads on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry: "The Excitement In Virginia" "Offers of Military Aid from the Adjoining States" "The Panic In Charlestown" "Confession of Cook" and more. This coverage carries over to take most of page 2 as well and includes two brief notes signed in type: John Brown, and lengthier letters signed by: John E. Cooke. Eight pages, disbinding slits at the blank spine, otherwise very nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:34

$34.00
163202

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negro Students Central High School Arkansas Riot 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282712373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 3, 1957 * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Faubus Calls Guard, Delares Integration 'Can't Be Peaceful'" with subheads and related photo. (see) This report concern the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:10

$38.00
163169

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negro Students Central High School Arkansas Riot 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281816721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 6, 1957 * Little Rock Nine * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School The front page has a five column headline: "BACKING U. S. LAWS IKE TELLS ARKANSAN" with subheads. (see) This report concerns the Little Rock Nine, one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:29

$39.00
163168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281816314

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, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Patterson v. Alabama was a United States Supreme Court case which held that an African-American defendant is denied due process rights if the jury pool excludes African-Americans.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:29

$42.00
163132

THE FIRST VOTE Famous Harper's Weekly Negroes Voting PRINT 1867 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281004746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 The entire front page is a great and very famous print by A. R. Waud titled: "The First Vote", showing African-American men in line at the ballot box, the lead man depositing his vote. This print is in celebration of the Southern states aligning themselves under the reconstruction acts of Congress. Blacks would not receive the right to vote until the 15th Amendment would be ratified in Feb., 1870. There is a related article on pg. 2. The balance of the issue includes various other unrelated prints and text. A very displayable issue with this famous front page print. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few brown spots within the ftpg. print (see... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:29

$190.00
163121

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON 1st African American Stamp Issued PHILATELIC 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022050022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1940 * Booker T. Washington * First African-American on a postage stamp * Philatelic, stamp collecting interest Page 21 has a report announcing what would be the first African-American to appear on a United States postage stamp, the article is headed: "Farley Sells First. B. T. Washington Stamp And Lauds 'Negro Moses' at Tuskegee." (see) The dateline of the article (see) is April 7, and history notes that it was on April 7, 1940 that this stamp was first issued, as part of the "Famous Americans" series. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:15

$47.00
163093

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio w/ Jefferson Davis 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372279860848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 15, 1864 This issue includes on the ftpg. "Peace Propositions" "Correspondence Between Jeff. Davis and Governor Vance" of North Carolina, including a quite lengthy letter signed in type: Jefferson Davis. Among other items are: "How Lincoln's Nomination Was Received" "General Morgan's Defeat of Averill" "Shameful Cruelty to Wounded Soldiers" "War News of the Week" "Remarkable Anti-Negro Article in the Lincoln Organ of New York" 'Peace Propositions" "The Raid In Kentucky--The Latest" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", it ... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:24

$45.00
163087

JACKIE ROBINSON First MLB Home Run Brooklyn Dodgers 1st NEGRO 1947 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021221355

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19. 1947 * Jackie Robinson's 1st home run * 1st Negro in Major league baseball * Brooklyn Dodgers "The Bums" The sport's section (page 18) has a five column headline: "Giants Rout Dodgers in Polo Grounds Inaugural" with subheads that include: "...Robinson Also Connects" and more. (see) Also a related photo which shows Robinson among other players and new manager. (see) Text includes: "...The young Negro star cracked a homer in the third..." and box scores. This was in fact Robinson's very 1st home run in a regular season baseball game with the Dodgers. He broke the color barrier just a few days earlier. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Rare as such. Other... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:17

$62.00
163035

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277290587

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

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:23

$42.00
162958

BLIND TOM Wiggins Negro Slave Autistic PIANO Pianist Prodigy 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372275702134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1865 * Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins * Negro Autistic pianist - piano Page 5 has an article: " 'Blind Tom', or a Rebel General Turned Showman" which is an interesting article on this musical prodigy. There is much written about Blind Tom on the internet. Also, page 3 has lengthy reporting under: "Base Ball" from shortly after the end of the Civil War. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:09

$29.00
162952

Historic ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Creation Created 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017883713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1864 * Arlington National Cemetery creation Although the front page has much reporting on the events of the Civil War, certainly the most notable report is an inconspicuous item on the back page, when essentially announces the creation of what we now know as Arlington National Cemetery. The report has a small heading: "Gen. Lee's Lands Appropriately Consecrated" with the text noting: "Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commands the army of rebels, is fighting to enslave the black man. In view of this fact, a happy thought has occurred to the Secretary of War, which it gives us pleasure to record. First. He ordered Col. Greene to organize the Freedman's Village for the prote... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:03

$177.00
162942

First INAUGURATION Of Andrew Jackson Inaugural ADDRESS 1833 Hartford Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017878919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, March 16, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Inauguration - inaugural address Page 3 has: "Inaugural Address" introduced with: "Delivered by Gen. Andrew Jackson, on being sworn into office as President of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1829." followed by the text of the historic address. Page 2 has: "Negro Stealing" which begins: "A man has been convicted of stealing negroes in Tennessee, and under a law...has been sentenced to be hung..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:51

$38.00
162825

Very Rare NEGRO FAMILY For Sale Advertismeent Slaves Slavery 1817 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372271079176

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: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., February 20, 1817 * Entire Negro family for sale advertisement * Slaves - slavery - nation's capital Page 3 has a unique slave ad for the sale of an entire family - quite rare. The ad includes the owner's insistence for the buyer be a good master. Two other slavery ads as well. Unusual to find such ads from our nation's capital. Other news of the day with additi... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2018 15:24

$88.00
162787

1817 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper w/ Lengthy Runaway NEGRO Slave Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269962768

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 22, 1817 * Slave advertisement from the Nation's Capital The back page has a lengthy reward ad for a runaway described as the Negro 'CHARLES'. (see image) News of the day and other ads. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:15

$23.00
163297

MARIANNA FL Negro Lynching & Beaumont TX Texas Race Riots 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372286860479

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 17, 1943 * Beaumont, Texas racial riots * Marianna, Florida negro lynching The back page has two column headings: "Texas City Under Martial Law As Races Clash in Beaumont Riots" "Negro's Attack on Woman Starts Violence in Which White Man Is Killed and Work at Shipyard Halted" Also a small one column heading: "Florida Prisoner Killed" First report coverage on the lynching of Cellos Harrison in Marianna, Florida. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2018 12:19

$37.00
163289

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negro Students Central High School Arkansas Riot 1957 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372286778920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 4, 1957 * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Federal Judge Orders Immediate Integration At Little Rock School" with subheads and related photo. (see) This report concern the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends May 01, 2018 10:05

$39.99
162608

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372263045300

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 April 28, 2018 15:17

$62.00
162571

NEW ORLEANS NEGRO Louisiana Escapes Lynching Mob Hanging ? 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372261998499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1933 * Norman Thibodeaux - Negro * Lynching mob escape ? The top of the back page has a one column heading: "MOB VICTIM TELLS OF BEING 'LYNCHED'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Norman Thibodeaux, 19 year old Negro, claiming he escaped a lynch mob in New Orleans, Louisiana. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 subscriber... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2018 15:05

$38.00
163187

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina Pre Civil War Tensions 1859 Orignal Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372282428991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Nov. 15, 1859 * From the origin of the Civil War From what would be the hotbed of the Confederacy movement in just one year. The bkpg. has: "John Brown in Kansas". Four pages, large folio size, obviously the editor's copy as it is considerably marked up as a guide for future issues, almost disfiguratively. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 26, 2018 08:42

$27.00
163186

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Runaway Slaves Negroes Wanrted Ads 1843 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372282422543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Feb. 3, 1843 * 3 Runaway slave ads * 1 "Negroes wanted" ad Early for New Orleans. Page 2 has: "Texan Santa Fe Expedition" which is very descriptive of the journey & takes most of a column. A front page ad is headed: "Negroes Wanted" with details. Four pages, foxing throughout, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin tears.

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Ends April 26, 2018 08:35

$34.99
163184

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


eBay Auction Item # 372282415144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 1849 * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends April 26, 2018 08:24

$24.99
163183

Rare 1846 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Auction Item # 392023375293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, July 14, 1846 * Rare Anti-slavery title As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves was its focus, but much other news as well. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 26, 2018 08:18

$44.99
163150

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


eBay Auction Item # 372281700855

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 April 25, 2018 12:40

$59.99
162490

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Harriet Beecher Stowe SLAVERY 1852 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256529954

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 1852 * Harriet Beecher Stowe This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for the book was originally released as a 40 week serial in this anti-slavery newspaper beginning in June, 1851. It was the newspaper's publisher who encouraged Stowe to produce the work in book form, and it is common consensus that the book had much to do with popularizing sentiment which lead to the Civil War. Most notably is the pg.4 article: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" which takes over half of the page and is prefaced with a paragraph which includes: "A story of negro life in the Slave States from the pen of an Americ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:30

$79.00
162489

Rare SLAVES ADVERTISEMENTS Negroes in Memphis TN ANTEBELLUM 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005977429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 30, 1859 * Southern newspaper with slave advertisements From not long before the Civil War containing on the front page two illustrated ads for slaves, with details. One notes: "Forty-two likely Negroes, together with all the livestock on the plantation..." and the other: "For Sale...A no. 1 cook and laundress..." (see). Four pages, rejoined at the spine, good condition. Folder size is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:29

$29.00
162424

ZEBULON PIKE Mississippi River Exploration South Expedition 1806 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255469969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1806 * Zeb Pike Explores The Mississippi River Page 2 references: "...a letter from St. Louis...says Lieut. Pike returned a few since for reconnoitering the head waters of the Mississippi--All I can understand of his tour is, that the Mississippi heads out of a large lake, and runs a considerable distance very narrow and deep.--The climate very cold." Also an item concerning Commodore Truxton getting caught in "political intolerance" (see). A very brief report on the "Slave Trade". Four pages, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:19

$43.00
162421

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist PRINT 1867 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005429005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 * Rare Frederick Douglass print Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star. Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England"; prints of: "The Rev. Josiah Henson--The Original of 'Uncle Tom' " "The Plain of Marathon"; a full page F.S. Church print: "Spring Concerts--The Opening of the Season" "Chains and Slavery - A Sketch in the Streets of Antwerp" "The Fortresses of the Bosporus"; a Nast print: "Withdrawal of th... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:15

$76.00
162302

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252897547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:55

$29.00
162243

GENERAL WILLIAM HULL Sentenced to Death & James Madison Pardoned 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372250190356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, May 17, 1814 * General William Hull death sentence * Cowardice and neglect of duty * Pardoned by James Madison The front page includes: "Convention For the Exchange of Prisoners" 'Proclamation of Blockade" which takes most of a column & is signed: Alexander Cochrane; "Trial, Sentence, and Pardon of General Hull" for his surrendering of Detroit to the British, which includes: "Sentence - The said brig gen. Wm. Hull to be SHOT to death..." but he was pardoned by the President, signed in type: James Madison (see). Also "Gen. Hull's Address" which carries over to pg. 2 & is signed: William Hull. Other war reports include; "Another Naval Victory" "The Peacock Arrived at Sa... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2018 15:26

$46.00
162195

OMAHA NE Race Riot Fire NEGRO Lynching Burning of William Brown 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392000820265

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 29, 1919 * Omaha race riot * William Brown lynching The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "TROOPS SENT TO OMAHA; MOB FIRES COURT HOUSE WITH BOMBS, ATTACKS NEGROES, LYNCHES ONE, NEARLY LYNCHES MAYOR" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Omaha, Nebraska race riot which resulted in the horrible lynching of Negro, William Brown. Other news, sports and advertisements. Complete with all 28 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2018 15:24

$56.00
161974

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242398262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 26, 1949 * Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson's death * Famous tap dancer, actor, and all-around entertainer * Co-founder of the New York Black Yankees Page 2 has a two column heading: "Last Taps for Bojangles; Dancing Bill Robinson Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high-quality newsprint meant for long-terms institutional use. Small binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:46

$44.00
161962

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391995514151

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 April 06, 2018 16:31

$37.00
161890

Rare Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper w/ JUDAICA Jewish Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372240303640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 9, 1783 * Rare 18th century American title * Great masthead engraving for display One of the most displayable newspaper of the Revolutionary War era given the large & decorative engraving in the masthead (see). The front page is filled with advertisements, including a quite lengthy one: "Thirty Dollars Reward" for two runaway Negro lads, with details (see). The back page has an ad by: "Haym Salomons" a leading Jewish financier of the day who did much to secure the finances of the nation during the war. An interesting item on page 2 notes: "As exhibited at Room's tavern the corner of the Fly Market, New York, on the 18th ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:35

$238.00
161637

MILLION MAN MARCH African Americans National Mall in Wash.D.C. 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989649770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 * Million Man March * African Americans * Louis Farrakhan * National Mall - Wash. D.C. The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "Clinton Calls for End to Racism" with more. Coverage--with several more photos--carries over to pages 10-14 and 20+. The ftpg. features a nice color photo captioned: "In a view from the Washington Monument, throng of march participants stretches to the Capitol steps." The complete sections A,B & C only. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:28

$82.00
161545

Frigates USS CONSTELLATION vs. La Vengeance NAVY Battle Quasi-War 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986983787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 4, 1800 * USS Constellation vs La Vengeance * United States vs. French Navy frigates Page 2 has a nice report on the naval battle between the USS Constellation and the French frigate La Vengeance, a single-ship action during the Quasi-War (see the web for details). It was a victory for the U.S. Navy however the report here implies it was a victory for the French (see). Page 2 also has a nice article concerning the capture of a slave ship: "...with 80 prime slaves on board...consist principally of boys and girls in good health, and were intended for sale at the Havanna..." with more. Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:45

$38.00
161542

LA AMISTAD Spanish Slave Ship Court Case Decision VERDICT Negroes 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372230210079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island (New York), Sept. 28, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The bottom of page 3 has a very historic report on the Amistad slave ship case, headed: "Decision of Judge Thompson In The Case of The Amistad" which reports: "...Judge Thompson has decided that the crew of the Amistad have committed no offence against the laws of the United States, of which this Court has jurisdiction. The Court is now engaged in trying a writ of habeas corpus, which will decide whether they be set at liberty, or detained to be delivered up to Spain, agreeable to treaty." This slave ship case was the subject of a 1997 film "Amistad" by Stephen Spielberg. Four pag... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:42

$64.00
161419

BATTLE OF WYSE FORK in NC & Negro Soldier Bill Passage 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391984612063

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 13, 1865 * Negro Soldier Bill passage * Battle of Wyse Fork - North Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Lee" "Victory Won by Gen. Bragg near Kinston" "THE SOUTH" "Passage of the Negro Soldier Bill by Both Houses of Congress " & more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:15

$28.00
161330

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223761808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN IN FLIGHT ON BRITISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:28

$38.00
161326

President General ANDREW JACKSON DEATH & Slave ad 1845 Louisville KY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391982069068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 1845 * President Andrew Jackson death * Rare title w/ runaway slave ad The front page is filled with hundreds of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Inside pages have various news of the day including: "Death of Gen. Jackson--Reception of the News". Another bit on this on page 3. Pg. 2 also has: "Something New In Thieving" and an illustrated reward ad for a runaway negro boy (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:23

$52.00
161282

Early NOTRE DAME University Campus Print AD & Old West Crimes 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 * Old West stage coach robbery * University of Notre Dame The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...". "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads like a classic Wild West holdup, including: "...stopped by two men with shotguns & Wells, Fargo's & co.'s box demanded...". Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Also: "Death of a Noted Swindler" "New Way to Gamble" "Grant's Last Days". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:35

$33.00
161279

President THOMAS JEFFERSON Act of Congress 1807 Old Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981322792

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson * Act of Congress to expand military * From our nation's capital The ftpg. begins with an uncommonly detailed "Fifty Dollars Reward" ad for the runaway "Negro John" slave (see). Most of a pg. 2 column has; "An Act" of Congress: "Authorizing the President of the United States to accept the Service of a Number of Volunteer Companies not Exceeding Thirty thousand men." signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. Pg. 3 also has a "$20 Reward" for a man who deserted the Navy. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:27

$33.00
161258

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372221698767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 13, 1860 * Tensions in Southern states * Pre Civil War secession nears The ftpg. has: "Senator Wigfall of Texas on Secession" "The Disunion Question--Impossibility of Restoring the Slave trade--Secession Nothing but Revolution & Certain to Involve War". Inside has: "The Disunion Movement--Latest Indications from the South--Counter-movements in the North". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2018 15:50

$27.00
161168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372218238625

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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:13

$37.00
161129

HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS James P. Alley Racist Caricature CARTOON 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977902093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, April 7, 1921 * Hambone's Meditations racist cartoon * James Pinckney Alley - cartoonist * Ex-slave Tom Hunley of Misssissippi James Pinckney Alley was the creator of the syndicated cartoon panel, Hambone's Meditations, and the first editorial cartoonist at The Commercial Appeal in 1916. The character of Hambone was inspired by J. P. Alley's encounter with a philosophical ex-slave, Tom Hunley, of Greenwood, Mississippi. Hambone's Meditations ran on the front page of The Commercial Appeal. When the elder Alley died April 16, 1934, Cal Alley and his brother James took over Hambone's Meditations. Pressure from Civil Rights groups brought the long-run cartoon ser... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:30

$29.00
161125

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217076824

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 March 10, 2018 10:00

$23.00
161083

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Slaves Insurrection Fame Funeral BURIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215685526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1859 * Post John Brown execution (hanging) * Much on the funeral services - burial Almost all of the front page is taken up with with reports on the burial of John Brown including first column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "The Burial of John Brown" "Approaching Execution of His Comrades" "The Efforts to Obtain a Pardon for Cook" "The Burial of John Brown" with various subheads as well. Eight pages, a few indents to the blank spine from disbinding, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:44

$45.00
160953

PHILLIS WHEATLEY Woman Slave Girl Servant NEGRO Poet Poems 1774 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391974015014

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May 1773 * Phillis Wheatley * Famous "Negro" servant turned poet Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the great article: "Some Account of Phillis, a Learned Negro Girl" which is a letter to the publisher stating: "Proposals have just been published for printing by subscription, some poems written by Phillis, a negro servant of Mr. Wheatley, of Boston, in New England, the following account has been received from her master...". Hereafter is an account of Phillis Wheatley, reading, in part: "Phillis was brought from Africa to America in the year 1761...she in sixteen months time...attained the English language....As to her writing, her own curiosi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2018 07:32

$285.00
160867

Very RARE 1863 Confederate Illustrated Newspaper Gen. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CHEATHAM


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372209166594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Jan. 10, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title * Benjamin Franklin Cheatham A very rare publication from the Confederacy, only a few issues of which having come into our inventory over the past 35 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. The front page features a nice print of: "Gen. Benj. Franklin Cheatham" with much of the balance of the ftpg. taken up with a lengthy biography of him. Page 2 has most of a column taken up with: "The Times" which reports on the latest events in the Civil War. A few items include: "Everything remains quiet at Fredericksburg. The Yankees are, however, still... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:28

$380.00
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