eBay Listings Search Results

Web Results (1266) Listings on eBay (339)

Sort:

182922

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109886515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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. More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$37.00
182913

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109865358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923. * Rosewood, Florida black massacre * Florida race war The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see) Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Fourteen pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose along the spine, 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 at... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 09, 2020 15:02

$44.00
182907

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182810

KINSTON NC Battle of Wyse Fork North Carolina CIVIL WAR Nears End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 13, 1865 * Final month of the Civil War * Kinston NC North Carolina (Wyse Fork) * Confederacy down to their last hope Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Important From North Carolina" "A Battle Reported Near Kinston on Wednesday" "A Victory Claimed Over Our Forces" "The Gallantry of the Union Troops Acknowledged" "Reports of Scouts" "Rumored Union Victories in South Carolina" "Cheatham & Johnston Get 'Awfully Whipped' " "General Sherman at Cheraw" "The Slave-Arming Question..." and more. Eight pages, great condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$35.00
182803

HENRIETTA WOOD Woman Slavery Reparations Restitution Verdict 1878 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865528782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1878 * Enslaved Woman Henrietta Wood * Awarded slavery reparations verdict The front page has a notable report concerning the fascinating case of Henrietta Wood. The Article is headed: "The Good Old Times" "The Suite of Henrietta Wood, of Cincinnati--Heavy; Damages Granted by the Jury". In 1853, Wood was a free black woman living and laboring as a domestic worker in Cincinnati when she was lured across the Ohio River and into the slave state of Kentucky by a white man named Zebulon Ward. Ward sold her to slave traders, who took her to Mississippi. A cotton planter bought her there and later took her to Texas, where she remained enslaved through the Civil War. Wood eventually returned to Cin... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 15:19

$125.00
182785

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 22, 1789 * President George Washington * Steward for his house advertisement * Thomas Burling, furniture & cabinet maker * Slavery - slaves - Negroes advertisements Being from the nation's capital at the time, and from the very beginning of the new federal government (Washington was inaugurated April 30) it is not surprising this newspaper would have an ad on page 3 headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for the Household of the PRESIDENT of the United States, will be furnished with monies for those purposes. Notice is therefore given that no accounts for the payment of which the public might be cons... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:43

$68.00
182784

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Electrical Electricity Exhibition PRINTS 1884 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865273918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 18, 1884 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electrical exhibition See the photo for the very nice front page article with one of two illustrations, captioned: "The Edison Electrical Darky" being an electrical lantern worn by an African-American handing out pamphlets at the Edison exhibit at the Exhibition. The other print is captioned: "The Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition--The Edison Exhibit". There is more on an inside page. Additional articles, illustrations and advertisements are with. Sixteen pages, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:43

$58.00
182779

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY William Slade Jr. Speech & AMISTAD Slaves 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865272475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 1841 * William Slade Jr. speech * Abolition of slavery * Amistad African slaves One half of this issue is taken up with the "Speech of Hon. William Slade" in the House of Representatives on: "Power of Congress To Abolition Slavery and the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia" which falls under the larger heading of: "Abolition Of Slavery". The bkpg. begins with: "The Amistad Africans" begins: "...that the efforts to make up sufficient funds to reconvey those foreigners to their own country have failed..." with more on this. This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a notable legal case at the time, but in 1997 was made into feature length mov... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:40

$29.00
182777

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107085869

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856 * Pre Civil War slavery * African slave trade Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship. Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:37

$47.00
182774

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection w/ John E. Cook 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865266831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - John E. Cook The top of the front page has some nice content on the John Brown raid upon Harper's Ferry, column heads including; "The Harper's ferry Conspiracy - The Confession of John E. Cooke" "The Confession" with a wealth of text concerning the event taking nearly 3 columns. A wealth of fine reporting on this notable event, and great to have in this newspaper from the nation's capital, and close to Harper's Ferry. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, several folds, various foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:34

$45.00
182749

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War John Bell Hood 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865255467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 * Rare title from the origin of the Civil War Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, small paper-flaw hole deters very little, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the first state to leave the Union. The first shots of the war were fired in Charleston harbor. As a notable slave port, it is not surprisin... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:21

$67.00
182738

Re: THE LIBERATOR William Lloyd Garrison w/ Davy Crockett 1831 Niles' Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865249810

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 22, 1831 * re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator" * Davy Crockett & George Washington The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more. This was from the very first year of this famous newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which would survive until shortly after the end of the Civil War. Among other reports in this issue are: "Franklin Institute" "Anti Masonry" (masonic) "Mr. Crockett" "The Memory of George Washington, the Father of His C... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:13

$51.00
182700

Rare 18th Century GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES Philadelphia PA 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863978181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 1795 The ftpg. is filled with ads including one for: "A Negro Man" in jail presumed to be a runaway; and one for a lottery: "For the Improvement of the Federal City". Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, great condition. This was the home of the nation's capital at the time while awaiting the completion of the "federal city" at Washington, D.C., where it would move in 1800.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 06, 2020 07:57

$98.00
182695

SLAVES Slavery Trade SHIP Sinks w Negroes on Board 1789 English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105948655

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SALISBURY & WINCHESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 12, 1789 * Sinking of a slave ship * Slavery trade The ftpg. has a report off the sinking of what was likely a slave ship: "...The brig Bell, of Glasgow, from Jamaica to Georgia...was struck with lightning which instantly killed 11 of the crew...few hours after the accident the vessel, with 150 negroes, went down..." with a bit more. Page 3 has an interesting report of crimes & punis... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 06, 2020 07:53

$34.00
182694

THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships Captures from Sierra Leone 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863976286

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, Maine, Jan. 24, 1846 * The African slavery trade - slaves Although primarily a literature paper, there is an article: "Late From Sierra Leone" which reports on the slave trade. Portions include: "...during the period between the 1st of April 1844 to the 17th May, 1845 sixty vessels were captured, on board of which nearly 5000 slaves were found...Among the slavers captured was the Africano..." with much more on t... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 06, 2020 07:52

$57.00
182687

HARPER'S FERRY John Brown Insurrection & Slave Ship Capture 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392863974838

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1859 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship * Harper's Ferry insurrection The top of the first column has: "The Slave Trade" "Capture of an Alleged Slaver---Her Arrival in New York" which concerns the slave ship Emily. It takes almost the entire column (see). Also on the ftpg: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Sentence of Cook and Other Insurrectionists". Eight pages, small piece from the bottom of the blank spine... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 06, 2020 07:48

$39.00
182685

RareSLAVES FOR SALE & Illustrtated Ships Ads 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859744452

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 5, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. The back page has 2 slaves for sale advertisements. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 02, 2020 14:44

$42.00
182683

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859743233

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 23, 1795 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway Slave advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the back page for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed,... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 02, 2020 14:43

$42.00
182677

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT 1875 Enforcement Bill William G. Brownlow Letter 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102237266

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 9, 1874 * Civil Rights Act of 1875 (Enforcement Act) * Reconstruction era - African Americans * William G. Brownlow letter signed Page 4 has a letter under the headings: "CIVIL RIGHTS" "Senator Brownlow on the Civil Rights Bill" and more. (see) Letter is signed in type: W.G. Brownlow Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 02, 2020 14:37

$33.00
182676

1874 NYC Old Newspaper Culpeper County Virginia NEGRO Lynching Hanging Hanged


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859737870

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1874 * Culpeper County, Virginia * Negro hanging - detailed account The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "A NEGRO HANGED" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 02, 2020 14:36

$33.00
182675

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Blacks War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102236629

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., June 1, 1921 * Tulsa racial riots & massacre (1st report) * African-American Greenwood community The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RACE RIOTS BREAK OUT IN OKLAHOMA CITY" with subheads. (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 02, 2020 14:36

$52.00
182672

(3) KKK Ku Klux Klan White Supremacist Hate Group REPORTS 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102235908

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1922 * Ku Klux Klan - KKK * White supremacist hate group * White supremacy - nationalist Page 23 has three separate reports concerning the Ku Klux Klan during the roaring twenties. Among the headings include: "WALSH SAYS KLAN THREATENS PARTIES" "SUIT FILED TO OUST KLAN FROM KANSAS" and "Harvard's Klan Scare Considered A Joke" with all having subheads. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, light toning, a l... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 02, 2020 14:34

$44.00
182630

AUTHERINE LUCY University of Alabama 1st BLACK Student Enrollee 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101149771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY WORKER, New York, February 9, 1956 * University of Alabama breaks the color barrier * Autherine Lucy becoming 1st black student to enroll The front page has a nice headline "World Backs Negro Coed, But Ike Just Waits" Also a one column heading: "Alabama U. Editor His Shameful Riot" and photo of Lucy. (see) Coverage on the demonstrations at the University of Alabama as Autherine Lucy prepares to become the first African American to attend classes at the university. The issue is complete in 8 pages, tabloid size, some spine wear with small tear at the central fold, otherwise quite nice. Note: The Daily Worker was a newspaper published in New York City by the Communist Party USA - the publication ending in the m... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 01, 2020 14:40

$60.00
182628

JAMES WEBSTER SMITH 1st Black Cadet West Point Military Academy 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858690426

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 7, 1870 * James Webster Smith's mistreatment * 1st African American appointed to cadetship * West Point - United States Military Academy Page 8 has a letter from James Webster Smith headed: "The Colored Cadet" "Hardships of the Hartford Darky at West Point--His Letter Home--A Pretty Hard Case" This letter is signed in type: J. W. Smith. Henry Ossian Flipper is more known because he was the first African Ameri... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 01, 2020 14:39

$37.00
182619

Rare RUNAWAY SLAVES & Illustrtated Ships Ads 1798 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100854499

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 13, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 14 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Three more slave ads are on page 3. And one more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 01, 2020 10:05

$42.00
182522

LYNCHING OF KING JOHNSON Brooklyn MD Maryland Negro Lynched 1911 S.D. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857196110

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec, 25, 1911 * Lynching of King Johnson * Brooklyn, Maryland The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEGRO SLAIN BY MOB IN BARBAROUS MANNER" with subheads. (see) This is a early, same day report. According to wikipedia, this reporting got the last name wrong "Davis" and the manner of his lynching is different as well. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 30, 2020 07:01

$44.00
182521

WOLF-HEINRICH GRAF VON HELLDORF Anti-Semite Berlin Police Chief 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099174644

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of George Santayana's famous quote (often attributed falsely to Winston Churchill): “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”. Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1935 * Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorf * New Anti-Semite chief in Berlin, Germany * Reuben Stacey Negro lynching * Fort Lauderdale, Florida The front page has a two column headline: "NEW ANTI-SEMITE NAMED CHIEF TO 'PURGE' BERLIN OF JEWS AND COMMUNISTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 4 with photo. The back page has one column headings: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MOB IN FLORIDA" "100 Masked Men Take Alleged ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 30, 2020 07:01

$48.00
182510

CHICAGO Illinois RACE RIOT Red Summer NEGROES Murder Looting Arson1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857186801

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1919 * Chicago race riot * Red Summer of 1919 The front page has a nice banner headline: "6,000 TROOPS CALLED OUT IN CHICAGO TO CHECK NEW RIOTS; NEGROES FIRE AT SOLDIERS, ATTACK PASSING TRAINS; FOUR MORE LEAGUE OPPONENTS SEE WILSON ON CHANGES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Coverage on the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 28 pages, light to... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 30, 2020 06:56

$57.00
182456

(6) JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Insurrection Invasion 1859 D.C. Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853029605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. A lot of 6 issues dated Nov. 16, 19, 24, 26, Dec. 22 & 24, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Each has reports relating to the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Great to have these reports in this famous newspaper from the nation's capital. Each issue is four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the folds with minimal fold wear.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 26, 2020 13:50

$58.00
182405

Rare CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee Becomes Commander Chief 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851907914

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 5, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee becomes commander in chief * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital & slave state Not just a nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, but one from near the end of the Civil War. The front page has: "The War News" with various items & including near the end: "...that Lincoln was in a 'gleeful spirits' on Saturday as he expected momentarily to receive the best of news from Sherman on the war path after Hardee...". Also on the ftpg. City Intelligence" "The Second-Glass Militia of Richmond" being a lengthy letter talking over a full column (see for beginning). The bkpg. has a lengthy editorial--always interesting reading in this newspape... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 25, 2020 14:23

$117.00
182315

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1797 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092708821

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 1, 1797 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 slave advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads including one for a runaway slave. The back page has 3 more slave ads. News of the day and other advertisements of the day. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding slits along the blank spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 24, 2020 07:39

$72.00
182312

Illustrtated SHIPS & Runaway Slave Ads Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850286186

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 4, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave advertisement The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 18 illustrated ship ads. One runaway slave ad is on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 24, 2020 07:37

$42.00
182304

Runaway Slave Ads & Illustrtated SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392850283238

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Three Slave ads The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 7 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Two more slave ads are on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 24, 2020 07:31

$42.00
182252

THE AMISTAD Africans Slaver Ship Trade Case - SLAVES Return Home 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848223494

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 12, 1842 * Amistad slaver ship case * The slaves return home * African slave trade The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item noting: "Arrival of the Amistad Africans at Sierra Leone. Accounts have been received at Salem that the barque Gentleman, arrived at Sierra Leone in January, having on board the Amistad Africans." This famous slave ship and the revolt of its occupants was not only a n... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 22, 2020 15:14

$28.00
182249

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392848222195

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 1839 * Verdict of the Amistad Slave Ship Case The front page has two reports concerning the latest ruling on the Amistad slave case. Most of a page 3 column is headed: "Further Particulars In The Case of The Amistad". The article provides the latest information from Hartford concerning the Amistad slaves as the court trial was to begin that day (Sept. 19), mentioning seven lib... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 22, 2020 15:12

$66.00
182247

THREE WITNESSES Joseph Smith's Book Of Mormons Martin Harris 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1849 * One of the Mormon 'Three Witnesses' recants church teachings At the bottom of page 3 is a very notable report concerning one of the Three Witnesses of the Mormon Church, with a small head: "A Mormon Apostle". This is concerning Martin Harris: "...who was concerned with Joe Smith in originally proclaiming the Mormon faith. He wrote the book of Mormon from Joe Smith's dictation...He abandoned them 15 years ago when they assumed the appellation of 'Latter-Day Saints' & bore his testimony against them by declaring that 'Latter Day Devils' would be a more appropriate designation..." with more. Small printing error at the last sentence affects 3 words. Page ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$365.00
182933

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Cook & Coppic Execution (EVE) 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392868352640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 15, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Execution of Cook & Coppic (eve) The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "STATE OF THE UNION" "The Presidential Campaign of 1860" "The Harper's Ferry Raid" "Approaching Execution of Cook, Coppie, Green and Copeland" and more. The text takes a full column and carries over to page 2, where also are found: "The Executions To-Morrow" "The Approaching Execution at Charlestown" "The Harper's Ferry Affair". Eight pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 17, 2020 08:34

$34.99
182886

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392867609830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 13, 1958 * Cooper v. Aaron * Supreme Court decision * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a banner headline: "FAUBUS DEFIES COURT, CLOSES HIGH SCHOOLS" with subheads. Nice for display. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with 22 pages, small library stamp with masthead, some small binding and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 16, 2020 14:13

$67.99
182104

Rare SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084269691

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Another slave ads is on page 3. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 11:26

$42.00
182097

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison EMANCIPATION ? 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839423269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 23, 1862 * Rare anti-slavery title * Hunter's emancipation order This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Page 3 has nice reporting concerning the General David Hunter "emancipation" controversy, in which he issued an emancipation proclamation for selected states without authority. The proclamation is printed here & signed in type: David Hunter, Major General Commanding. This issue includes the document signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, negating Hunter's proclamation. There is also a lengthy editorial on this s... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 11:22

$150.00
182067

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839401367

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 thei... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 10:59

$58.00
182856

4 SLAVE Negroes Runaway & Sale Advertisements Rare 1798 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108185598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 12, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 runaway & slaves for sale advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including 4 slave advertisements, 2 of which are for runaways and the other 2 are for sale. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 09:55

$37.99
182051

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084195070

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * New York Yacht Club bans her Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Wanderer And The New York Yacht Club" (see) Other news of the day. Eight pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 09:47

$28.00
182048

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE by William Cobbett Philadelphia PA 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084193453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 19, 1797 * Rare 18th century American publication * 4 runaway slave advertisements (lightly inked) This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 09:44

$67.00
182851

RUBE FOSTER Negro National League Father of Black Baseball DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866287098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 11, 1930 * Andrew Rube Foster death * "Father of Black Baseball" Page 24 has a one column heading: "Foster, Father of Negro Ball League, Dies" (see) First report coverage on the death of Andrew "Rube" Foster, founder of the Negro National League. He is known as the "Father of Black Baseball. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: Andrew "Rube" Foster was an American baseball player, manager, and executive in the Negro leagues. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981. Foster, considered by historians to have been perhaps the best African-American pitcher of the first decade of the 1900s, also fo... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 09:08

$39.99
182848

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373108147145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 13, 1958 * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Tension In Little Rock As Faubus Commands High Schools To Close" with subhead and related photo. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 08:43

$37.99
182847

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA 16th Street Baptist Church BOMBING Murders 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866261951

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). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 18, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama church bombing * African-American girls killed - funerals The front page has a three column heading: "Birmingham Negroes Pray For Their City at Funeral" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Complete with all 42 pages, library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 08:37

$49.99
182843

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392866234185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike (eve?) Near the top of the front page is a report of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad: "Central Pacific Railroad" "The Last Rail to be Laid To-Morrow--A Spike of Solid Gold to Finish the Work--Celebrations in Sacramento, Chicago, and other Cities" with some details. Actually the ceremonial last spike would be delayed by 3 days. Also on the ftpg: "The Rejected Colored Nominee--Return of the Southern Excurionists--Ex-President Johnson in Tennessee--Southern Feelings--Equal Rights in Washington". The article begins: "Senator Sumner induced the Postmaster General to recommend for the Postmastership at ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 08:17

$34.99
182010

JACK JOHNSON Black Champion Boxer Flees U.S. re. Mann Act Arrest 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084129138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1913 * Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ * 1st African American to hold title (1910) * Flees U.S. w/ Lucille Cameron to avoid jail The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CONVICTED NEGRO PUGILIST MAKES GOOD ESCAPE TO CANADA" with subheads. (see) Complete with 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular along the spine, tape mend near bottom margin, otherwise nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 15, 2020 07:31

$45.00
182735

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Indians Pitcher Makes 1ST MLB Baseball START 1948 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373107061069

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1948 * Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start * Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 26) has a three column heading: "Indians Win and Lead League" with subheads: "PAIGE AS STARTER GETS FIRST VICTORY" "Gives 7 Hits Before Retiring for Pinch Hitter in 7th--Indians Top Senators, 5-3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Leagues. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends July 14, 2020 08:51

$39.99
[ RSS Feed ]