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160592

LYNCHBURG VA Virginia PRE Civil War SOUTH w/ Slaves Ads 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199429322

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, Jan. 28, 1847 * A few slave advertisements Page 3 has three slavery advertisements including: "Cash for Negroes" "Cash for 200 Negroes". (see) News of the day with several other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a few tiny margin tears, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:25

$37.00
160482

ROSEWOOD MASSACRE Florida NEGROES Race War RIOTS Levy County 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196804880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, January 5, 1923 * Rosewood, Florida Negro massacre * Florida race war (1st report) The top of the front page is a two column heading: "DEADLY RACE WAR AT ROSEWOOD, FLA.--VILLAGE BURNED BY A MOB" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, small binding slits along the spine with slightly affect mentioned report, light even toning, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:54

$62.00
160450

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree NEGROES LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962778725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-qu... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:11

$42.00
160386

JOHN BROWN'S Raid on Harpers Ferry WV NEGROES Insurrection 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192413220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1859 * John Brown's Negro insurrection * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Among the first column heads on the front page were; "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Preliminary Legal Proceedings in the Case of the Prisoners" "Old Brown's Harangue to the Court" "The Testimony of the Witnesses" "and more (see). The top of a middle column has: "The Insurgent Arrested at Carlisle". Most of the front page is taken up with the John Brown Harper's Ferry content. Eight pages. Irregular at the spine margin touching just a few letters.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:52

$37.00
160385

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Post Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372192412120

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 16, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution The entire front page is taken up with: "The John Brownites In Council" "Great Confusion & Frequent Interruptions" "Unwonted Activity of the Police" "Various Offenders Ejected" "Serious Prospects of a Bloody Termination" and more. The back page has content concerning hangings related to the John Brown Harper's Ferry insurrection (see). Eight pages, irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 11, 2018 07:51

$37.00
160341

CHARLES W. CHESNUTT African American Author & Activist DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959821004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 16, 1932 * Charles W. Chesnutt death * African American author * Post Civil War South Page 17 has a one column heading: "C. W. CHESNUTT, NEGRO AUTHOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles W. Chesnutt, African American author and political activist. 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 advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 in... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 11:49

$38.00
160219

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955228378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 8, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The last column of the ftpg. has: "The Harper's Ferry Affair" "The Excitement & Crisis in the South" with many subheads (see). Also: "The Law of Virginia In Regard to Pardons" and "A Warning from Accomack" (see). Pg. 4 has an editorial on it headed: "The Revolutionary Sentiment & the Crisis at the South" Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:49

$38.00
160215

FUGITIVE SLAVES Slavery in Washington D.C. & California GOLD RUSH 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955226132

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPUBLIC, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1850 * Fugitive Slaves - slavery * California Gold Rush Page 3 has: "Robbery of a California" noting: "D. Campbell returned to the city...from California with a quantity of the sacred dust, which, for security, he kept to the number of 29 1/2 oz wrapped up & in his pocket..." with more on the robbery (see). Page 2 has a bit headed: "Fugitive Slaves--Slave States" and also: "Slavery and Slave Trade in the District of Columbia--Slave States, etc." (see). Four pages, good condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:41

$38.00
160213

Uncommon 1827 RICHMOND VA Virginia Old Newspaper w/ SLAVES For Sale NEGROES Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955224710

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Feb. 20, 1827 * Uncommon title * Slaves for sale The ftpg. contains no fewer than 4 slave related ads including "Land and Negroes for Sale" and "$15 Reward", etc. Other new & ads of the day. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:39

$35.00
160577

SLAVER African Slave Trade Ship CAPTURED Atlantic Ocean 1860 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372199179468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, August 3, 1860 * Pre Civil War slavery The back page has: "News From The Bahamas" "...Capture of a Slaver with Nearly Four Hundred Africans on Board..." "Account of the Capture of Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Africans" with the text taking over a full column. Eight pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends January 26, 2018 10:07

$27.00
160057

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951156870

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 January 25, 2018 13:35

$47.00
160047

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372176470896

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 January 25, 2018 13:16

$33.00
160526

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


eBay Auction Item # 391964087675

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 12, 1936 * Jesse Owens 100-meter & broad jump * Olympic games in Berlin Germany tryouts * To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich Page 2 of the sport's section (inside) has a six column photo with heading : "Owens Beating America's Best Sprinters in 100 Meters at Randall's Island" with results. (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. Complete with 60+ pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 09:07

$37.00
160438

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


eBay Auction Item # 391962725731

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 January 23, 2018 08:33

$69.99
159961

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948554500

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 January 19, 2018 14:49

$230.00
159958

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Execution of Cook & Coppic HANGING1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171483816

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 January 19, 2018 14:45

$68.00
159918

Rare CONFEDERATE Lynchburg VA Virginia Jefferson Davis 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391947769897

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 January 18, 2018 07:55

$157.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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