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165274

HENRY OSSAWA TANNER African-American Painter Artist DEATH 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085398947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1937 * Henry Ossawa Tanner death * African-American painter - artist The top of page 26 has a one column heading: "HENRY O. TANNER, PAINTER, WAS 78" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Ossawa Tanner, painting artist who was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. 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 with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:29

$47.00
165226

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084815704

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 August 16, 2018 15:14

$52.00
165211

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084804098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sport's section only, July 12, 1936 * Jesse Owens 100-meter & broad jump * Olympic games in Berlin Germany tryouts * To be in front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front of this section has a five column headline: "Owens Beats Metcalfe in 100-Meter Dash Finals" with subheads and related photo. (see) The Olympics would begin just a few weeks later. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 14 pages, light t... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 14:52

$40.00
165167

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370987259

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1859 * John Brown's Negro insurrection * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 4 has nice reporting of John Brown's Harper's Ferry invasion with column heads: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Excitement & Alarm on the Increase" "Arms Distributed, & the Town Placed in a State of Siege" "Correspondence of the Conspirators" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:18

$32.00
165050

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Slaves Auction PRINTS Civil War Era 1863 Abolition Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080126516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Sept. 6, 1863 * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, featuring a terrific masthead with 3 vignettes including a slave auction and slaves being emancipated (see). The ftpg. begins with: "Rebel Terms of Peace". Reports inside include: "New Allies For Freedom" "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land" "To the Friends of Our Soldiers in the Field" "Extraordinary Conspiracy Discovered" & more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:48

$77.00
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
164973

DENMARK VESEY Charleston SC Slaves Negroes Revolt EXECUTIONS 1822 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358999475

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1822 * Denmark Vesey slave revolt * Executions of slaves - Negroes * Charleston, South Carolina Pages 9-11 have much regarding Denmark Vesey and the "Servile Conspiracy in South Carolina," which has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt. Note: Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the plans were leaked and authorities at Charleston arrested the plot's leaders before the uprising could begin. During the Civil War Frederick Douglass used Vesey's name as a battle cry to rally African-American regiments. Also includ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:17

$40.00
164953

JOHN JAY American Statesman Death - Pirates Hanged - Slave Ships 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358978181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 * John Jay death * Pirates & slave ships Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States. Also an article: "Slave Trade" which mentions the capture of ships containing 450 slaves, with much more. Also: "Pirates In A Fair Way" mentions: "...have at last caught some of the pirates...they will be hanged..." with other details. And near the back: "Creek Indians In Georgia... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:52

$32.00
164951

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY in Virginia & re. Trail of Tears Indians 1829 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358976371

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1829 * Abolition of slavery in Virginia * Trail of Tears - Southeastern Indians Near half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Abolition of Slavery" which concerns Virginia, noting: "...revise the constitution of the commonwealth, praying for the adoption of some provisions in the new constitution by which the slave population in the state may be checked, or reduced, and, if possible, ultimately done away...". Similarly, an inside page has most of 2 pages taken up with: "Abolition Of Slavery" in Virginia. Also inside is a nice report concerning the "Trail Of Tears" headed: "Indians Removed Westward" with a dateline of New Echota (Ga.) including: "... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:49

$32.00
164883

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076097609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 3 has more than a column taken up with: "Interesting from Utah" "Interesting Times Among the Saints & Gentiles--Another Murder--The State Fair..." with more subheads. This lengthy article has much on the Mormons. Page 9 has much headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Increase of Excitement in the Old Dominion" "Full Report of the Closing Speech of Brown's Counsel" and more (see). Twelve pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:14

$33.00
164881

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076096263

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 August 01, 2018 15:11

$98.00
165313

SLAVERY Abolished in Tennessee & Raid on Beverly WV Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372375056564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1865 * Slavery abolished in Tennessee * Rosser's Beverly raid - West Virginia Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "TENNESSEE" "Abolition of Slavery Throughout the State" "West Virginia" "Beverly Court House Attacked by the Enemy" "Richmond" and more. Much more war reporting on pages 4, 5 & 8 as well. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, good condition,.

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Ends July 27, 2018 08:20

$29.99
165310

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Old Newspaper w/ Runaway SLAVE AD


eBay Auction Item # 372375037224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 29, 1792 * Runaway slave ad Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with discussion in Congress on: "A Bill to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy Throughout the United States". Inside haves have more reporting from "Congress of the United States" as well as notable reports from Europe as well. Among the many bkpg. ads is a: "Six Pence Reward" for a runaway Negro girl named Phebus Julius, with details (see). Four pages, spotted foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2018 07:52

$34.99
164831

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347586186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Front page column heads include: "The Harper's Ferry Invasion" "Continued Excitement Throughout Virginia" "Old Brown's Commentaries on Beecher's Sermon" "The Feeling In Washington" "The Latest from Charlestown" "and more. Also: "The Abolition Movement" & a brief bit: "The Slave Trade". Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:34

$34.00
164830

JOHN BROWN DEATH SENTENCE Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection 1859 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071974160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Sentenced to death (hanging) * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia WV The top of page 3 has column heads on the trial of John Brown for his raid on Harper's Ferry, including: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Continuation of the Trial of the Conspirators" "John Brown Sentenced to Suffer Death on the Second of December" "The Speech of the Culprit" which is included here; "Conviction of Edwin Coppic, Charged with Treason, Conspiracy & Murder" and more. Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin from disbinding, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:33

$68.00
164828

CONFEDERATE Robert E. Lee BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA C. H. Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071972961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 12, 1864 * Generals Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant * Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Virginia * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "The Enemy On the Outskirts of Richmond--Fighting on the Brooke Turnpike--Latest from General Lee's Army--Movements on the South Side" which is quite lengthy, and includes a letter signed in type: R. E. Lee. Many subheads as well. The back page begins with a lengthy editorial beginning: "It is to be regretted that the enemy's cavalry have failed to make the attack on the lines of Richmond anticipated by the authorities..."... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:31

$93.00
165244

ARTURO ALFONSO SCHOMBURG Puerto Rico African History Harlem DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392085209340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1938 * Arturo Alfonso Schomburg death (1st report) * Puerto Rican Rico historian - writer - activist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "A. A. SCHOMBURG, 64, SCHOLAR, CURATOR" with subheads. (see) 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 with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, also Arthur Schomburg was a historian, writer, and activist. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican of African and German descent who moved to the United States and researched and raised awareness... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 07:57

$33.00
165143

BOLIVAR MO Polk County Missouri NEGROES Insurrection Uprising 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392084024414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 30, 1859 Front page column heads include: "The Irrepressible Conflict" "Negro Insurrection in Bolivar, Missouri" "Arrest of an Incendiary in North Carolina" "The Contemplated Field of Old John Brown's Operations". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2018 09:19

$27.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
164722

Rare SLAVES ADVERTISEMENTS Negroes in Memphis TN ANTEBELLUM 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342353833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY AVALANCHE, Tennessee, March 31, 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 July 20, 2018 14:56

$29.00
164690

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341297227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 21, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 500 Negro slaves killed in battle * Report on the great plague (rare) The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The back page includes a report noting in part: "...from the Barbados...differing in their accounts of some particulars, affirm in the generall, that on the 23 of Aprill last, the Lord Willougby, Governor of the Caribee Islands...take aboard them 700 souldiers & to carry them to St. Christophers for the assistance of the English colony who had some apprehensions of the French design upon them...they calling at Antego...the inhabitants informed them... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:15

$255.00
164679

MARIAN ANDERSON Black Singer Lincoln Memorial Concert Fame DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1993 * Marian Anderson death * African American Contralto * Lincoln Memorial concert fame The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Trailblazing Contralto Marian Anderson Dies" with subhead: "The Black Singer Overcame Prejudice to Gain Worldwide Acclaim for Her Concert Hall Artistry". Included is a photo of her from 1939. The article carries over to page 36 with much detail on her life and a photo of her from 1990. Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. The issue includes all of sections A, B, C, D, E, & F. Very nice, clean condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:47

$78.00
164594

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1864 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335606119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 16, 1864 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page has: "The War News--Division of Sherman's Forces" "The Yankees in King & Queen--The Enemy We Are Fighting" "The History of the Military Operations of the Past Year in Mississippi & East Louisiana" which includes a very lengthy & detailed report of General Johnston, signed in type: J. E. Johnston, General. The back page includes; "Later From the North--The Spring Campaign--The Grand Object to be the Capture of Richmond--The Armies to be Concentrating Against It..." "A Negro Accidentally Shot" and other war-related items. ... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:32

$88.00
164559

SHERMAN TEXAS RIOT TX Negro Lynching Burning RACIAL Violence 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335073807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1930 * Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 * George Hughes - Negro lynching The front page has a nice banner headline: "MOB BATTLES WITH STATE MILITIA AFTER LYNCHING IN TEXAS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot that lead to the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:31

$62.00
164518

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332267842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 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. The back page has two small advertisements: "50,000 Copies Sold In Eight Weeks! - Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly, by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe..." with a bit of detail (see). And also: "Uncle T... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:46

$47.00
164327

BATTLE OF HATCHER'S N Siege of Petersburg Virginia 1865 Civil War MAP Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392056327866

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 8, 1865 * Battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia The top of the front page has a Civil War map headed: "THE RECENT MOVEMENT. Scene of the Operations on the 5th Inst. at Hatcher's Run". Many nice one column war heads including: "RICHMOND" "Grant's Diplomacy Resumed" "Details Up to the Latest Moment" "WILMINGTON" "The Peace Mission" "The Results of the Mission as Anticipated by the Rebels" "The Abolition of Slavery" with related subheads. More war reporting inside as well including: "THE SOUTH" "Will The Rebels Arm Their Slaves?" 'Interesting Debate on the Davis Proposition to Employ Them in the Army" "Charleston Selected as the 'Last Ditch' " and more. Eight pages, very ... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:29

$48.00
164279

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055647547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS NEWS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title * Historic Boxing Collectible * Racially-tainted reporting Page 7 has the historic report on the first African-American to claim the heavyweight boxing title: "Johnson Claims The Heavyweight Title", but in an obvious case of racial bias, the large, full-figure photo next to the article is of Tommy Burns, the loser, and reds: "Man Who Gives Up World's Title To Negro Fighter". Ten pages, some margin tears, bit irregular at the spine and partially loose at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:44

$175.00
164277

JACK JOHNSON Becomes 1st Black to Win Heavyweight BOXING Title - 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321186066

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

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:40

$120.00
164276

JESS WILLARD Defeats JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Heavyweight Boxing Champ 1915 Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055645575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kansas Cowboy Knocks Out Negro in 26 Rounds," "Johnson Tired Self Down," "Had Advantage to 20th Lap, When Fall Commenced," with more. This report takes the full first column & carries over to page 10 where the text is more extensive. A large photo of Jess Willard is also presented, and is headed: "The New Heavyweight Champion of the World." See ima... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:39

$125.00
164259

(3) WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1860 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320174023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 21, and 22, 1860 * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition This is a nice trio of issues covering the capture of execution of William Walker. Walker. Walker was an American who appointed himself President of Nicaragua and attempted to establish it as a slave-holding empire in the Latin America. His controversial career ended with him being captured and executed. The Sept. 19 issue has ftpg. heads: "The Fate of Walker" "...Details of Walker's Capture in Honduras" with nearly a half column of text (see). The Sept. 21 issue has on the ftpg: "Gen. Walker Shot" "News from Truxville by way of Havana--Gen. Walker & Col. Ruttler Executed..." with very few... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:34

$83.00
164107

Early SANTA FE TRAIL Creation Missouri New Mexico Trading Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050147570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1825 * The Santa Fe Trail creation * Missouri - New Mexico See the photo for a partial list of Acts of Congress recently passed, which includes: "An act to authorize the president of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the western frontier of Missouri to the confines of New Mexico" which would be the famed Santa Fe Trail. A very historic--yet brief--report. Another article: "Suppression of the Slave Trade" takes almost three pages. in it Great Britain and the United States denounce the slave trade as piracy and discuss the possible solutions. This issue also has an Indian Treaty with the Creek Nation. Sixteen pages, 6 1/... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:44

$55.00
164105

GEORGE WASHINGTON President-Elect En Route to Inauguration Phila. 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050145943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 * George Washington as president-elect * En route to inauguration - Philadelphia The best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrived in this city...His Excellency rode o horseback in front of the procession. The number of spectators who filled the doors, windows, and streets which he passed was greater than on any other occasion we ever remember...Every countenance seemed to say, 'Long, long live George Washington, the Father of the People!'...At 3 o'clock his Excellency sat down to an elegant entertainment of 250 at City Tavern...This Ex... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:41

$54.00
164102

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Negro Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050144191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops 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 (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States mili... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:36

$175.00
164070

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313066152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 6, 1957 * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a four column headline: "School Board Asks U. S. Judge For A 'Temporary Suspension' Of Integration At Little Rock" with subheads. (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 50 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:51

$46.00
164068

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049370426

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 19. 1947 * Jackie Robinson's 1st home run * 1st Negro in Major league baseball * Brooklyn Dodgers "The Bums" The sport's section (page 14) has a one column heading: "Giants Hot Six Homers, Win 10-4" Text includes: "....Negro Infielder Jackie Robinson of the Brooks hit a homer for the Dodgers..." 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins with small piece torn away along the right margin of the front page, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:49

$40.00
164042

NEWNAN GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching ELIJAH STRICKLAND Hanging 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048633192

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1899 * Newnan, Georgia * Elijah Strickland lynching * Alfred Cranford murder Page 3 has a one column heading: "LYNCHINGS IN GEORGIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the severe lynching of Negro preacher, Elijah Strickland, at Newnan, Georgia. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear and chipping, must be handled with care.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:08

$39.00
164035

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048628592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 14:59

$29.00
164033

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372312132053

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 June 20, 2018 14:51

$52.00
163948

MALCOLM X African American NEGRO Extremist ASSASSINATION 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046579977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 22, 1965 * Malcolm X assassination (1st report) * Fiery Negro extremist The entire first column of the front page and half a column on the front page is taken up with a report of the assassination of Malcolm X, headed: "Malcolm Is Slain At Rally" with a one column photo of him as well (see) photos. Complete in 26 pages, some minor loss at the bottom portion of the spine margin not close to any text, 6 small binding holes at the blank spine margin, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 07:23

$127.00
163762

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303418276

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, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the top margin, generally nice.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:30

$40.00
163721

Rare FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Civil War CONFEDERATE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392040950774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, August 3, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "A Graphic Picture" "The Thirtieth Virginia Regiment" "The Charlotte Rifles" "War Incidents" "The Irish In Georgia" and other smaller items. Included also are 4 illustrated runaway slave ads. Inside reports include: "Gen. Scott" "Missouri" "A protracted War" "Southern Currency" "The Private Soldier" "Retaliation" "THE WAR--Facts & Incidents of the Late Battles, etc." which has among the subheads: "The Battle of Bull Run" among many others; "From Washington--Strict Discipline Inaugurated--Affairs at ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:29

$97.00
163718

BURNING OF HAMPTON Virginia 1861 Civil War CONFEDERATE Capital Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302492199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1861 * Burning of Hampton, Virginia * Confederate title The front page has many items relating to the Civil War including: "From Norfolk" "Current Events--Facts & Rumors--Extracts from Northern Journals--War Movements & Incidents" "From Charleston" "Local Matters" "Contributions For the Sick" "Gen. McClellan & the Press" "Col. Blanton Duncan, of Kentucky" and other items. War related reports on the inside pages include: "Fifth South Carolina Regiment" "The Army of the Northwest" "The Burning of Hampton" "From Norfolk" "The Hospital at Chancellorsville" "Tories in East Tennessee" "Hospitals Crowded" "Norther Accounts of War Movements" "March of... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:26

$95.00
163532

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034750891

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

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:54

$57.00
163492

NAT TURNER Slaves Rebellion Insurrection Leader False Death Rpt. 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372294412627

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 * Nat Turner false death report Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month later for his role in the recent slave uprisings. Sixteen pages, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, bit of minor wear, mostly nice. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an importan... See More  

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:11

$38.00
163491

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN in Georgia & Battle of Lynchburg 1864 NYC Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033804425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 23, 1864 * Battle of Lynchburg * William T. Sherman Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "BEFORE PETERSBURG" "Deadly Skirmishing Along the Lines on Monday" "Rebel Attempt to Throw Up Entrenchments on the James" "Execution of a Negro For Rape" "What The Rebels Say" "FROM GEORGIA" "Sharp Fighting All Along Gen. Sherman's Lines" and much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:10

$29.00
163469

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033138712

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 31, 2018 15:49

$43.00
163463

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033135897

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 31, 2018 15:43

$40.00
163393

Rare 1846 Old Boston MA ANTI SLAVERY Newspaper Massachusetts THE EMANCIPATOR


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029957554

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 May 27, 2018 14:19

$47.00
163392

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289778391

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 May 27, 2018 14:18

$28.00
163389

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029954356

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 May 27, 2018 14:10

$29.00
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