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203750

Montgomery Alabama Bus Segregation Rosa Jordan Killed MLK Photo 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394434702678

Lest we forget... 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 NEWS, December 29, 1956  * Black pregnant woman Rosa Jordan shot dead * Martin Luther King Jr. becoming known * Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation ending A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect on Dec. 21st. The front page has a two column heading: "Neg... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 14:40

$57.00
203699

Unknown Abraham Lincoln Illinois Representative Slavery Vote 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481077007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1849   * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career * Slavery related U.S. Congress vote "nay" Page 3 has much reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes 2 mentions of when Abraham Lincoln voted on two topics. On a debate headed "Claim For A Slave" his name appears under the "Nays", and on another bill being considered his name appears again under the "Nays". This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, fro... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:14

$98.00
203695

Early Mormons Salt Lake City Utah State of Deseret Mormonism 1849 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374481073425

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 28, 1849  * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City * Mormonism - emigration Page 2 has 1 1/3 columns taken up with great content headed: "Affairs In California" which is prefaced with: "The following letter from Col. Stevenson to a friend in New York contains a very interesting statement of the condition of affairs in California". This is simply a wonderful and fact-filled letter on what is happening in the Gold Rush, with notes on high prices, living conditions, successes/failures, etc. Page 3 has a brief article: "'African & Texan Slave Trade" as well also a very nice article: "The Mormons and Their New Settlement". This is a great letter... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2023 10:12

$98.00
203651

Sally Hemings Child Thomas Jefferson James T. Callender Dispute 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478091812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 11, 1802   * President Thomas Jefferson * Rare Sally Hemings mention * James T. Callender Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. This issue has a wealth of fine content on the Callender/Jefferson situation. Page 2 begins with over a full column report/editorial concerning the two, the full text shown in the photos. Also on page 2 is a letter signed in type by: Jas. T. Callender from Richmond, Sept. 2. It begins: "Sir, I am extremely tired of these long stories...attempting to show that Mr. Jefferson disapproved of the contents of 'The Prospect' and that he paid me these hundred dollars without being aware... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 14:02

$885.00
203636

Coretta Scott King Blacks Civil Rights Activist MLK Wife Death 2006 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394432403813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 1, 2006 * Coretta Scott King death * Martin Luther King's wife * Civil Right activist * African American equality The front page has a two column heading: "She Built a Legacy by Preserving One" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more on pages 10 & 11 with 5 more related photos. Complete with all section (90+ pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:52

$72.00
203626

James T. Callender Thomas Jefferson Dispute Sally Hemings Child 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374478056331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Sept. 7, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * Sally Hemings * James T. Callender Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was denied by Jefferson. Callender then reported on... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2023 13:26

$52.00
203549

Georgia Abolishes Slavery Free Slaves Reconstruction Era Harvard 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374469784699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865  * Harvard University commencement * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page. Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated the end of the Civil War and honored the Harvard alumni who had served and died in it.   A "Commemoration Ode" delivered as part of the ceremonies by James Russell Lowell and printed on the front page, was widely reprinted. Among the notables who spoke was Ralph Waldo Emerson.   Page two reports: "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2023 11:26

$65.00
203510

First Jews Lynching U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish Judaica 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467903712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members The front page has an article with small heading: "Murders By The Ku-Klux Klan", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, light vertical crease, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his African-American clerk, Lawrence Bowman, were confronted in Bierfield'... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:19

$117.00
203504

David Livingstone Found Henry Morton Stanley African Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467894743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1872 * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Over two-thirds of page 8 are taken up with a very detailed account of the Livingston/Stanley expedition in Africa. Since the New York Herald financed Stanley's expedition in search of Dr. Livingstone, this newspaper had terrific coverage of the event. First column heads include: "LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY" "Comments of the English Press on American Pluck and Enterprise" "The Letters Of The Great Traveller" "The African Slave Trade" "Stanley's Stories of Livingstone" and more. Also, the back page begins with a report pin the Sioux which takes over 1 1/3 columns headed: "THE BRULE SIOUX" "Spotted Tail and His Squaw Go Shopping" "An Attempt ... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:16

$38.00
203500

Mormon Joseph Smith Asasasination Macon Bolling Allen 1st Black Lawyer 1844 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394425297414

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 27, 1844 * Mormons - Mormonism * re. Joseph Smith assassination * Macon Bolling Allen * 1st black lawyer Pages 4 and 5 contain a nearly full-column article on: "The Mormons" focused on driving the Mormons out of Illinois, and a bit on the assassination of Joseph Smith & his brother. A few bits include: "...exhibits on the part of the anti-mormons a headstrong determination to persist i the which is, in its essence irrational...Their suffrages (the mormons) have been, from the first, a bone of contention among politicians...there can be no compromise between the two parties. It is out of question they are greatly our superior in numbers and we cannot coincide in their faith.... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:14

$165.00
203499

Little Rock Nine Negro Students Central High School Arkansas Riot 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374467888920

Lest we forget... 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 NEWS, September 3, 1957  * Little Rock Nine * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Troops Bar Pupils; Ike Orders Inquiry" with subhead and 2 related photos. (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. Complete with 46... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2023 12:14

$42.00
203471

John Brown Harper's Ferry Slaves Insurrection Fame Funeral Burial 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424379596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 12, 1859  * Post John Brown execution (hanging) * Much on the funeral services - burial Almost the entirety of page 6 is taken up with: "The Burial Of John Brown" "The Passage of the Body to North Alba" "The Funeral" "Speeches of Mr. McKim and Mr. Phillips" "John Brown's Last Will" "Charlestown Intelligence" "Caleb Cushing Slandering John Brown" and a letter from Edwin Coppic to Mrs. Brown. Page 7 has a report on the quite famous slave ship: "The Slaver Wanderer - Arrest of Capt. Farnum in this City - He is Sent Back to Savannah" Eight pages, a bit irregular at the spine margin, minor loss an an upper corner of the last leaf, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:29

$55.00
203469

Birmingham Alabama Campaign Race Riots Bombings Disaster Photos 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466352058

Lest we forget... 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 SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 14, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama * Race riots - Negroes * Black neighborhood bombings The front page has a three column heading: "3000 U. S. Troops Moved Close to Birmingham" with subhead. (see) Complete with 22 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:26

$48.00
203436

Thurgood Marshall 1st African American Supreme Court Death 1993 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424056715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993 * Thurgood Marshall death (1st report) * 1st African American Supreme Court Justice The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "Retired Justice Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights giant who as a lawyer won the landmark victories that ended forced segregation in the United States and then became the first black justice of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at the age of 84..." The article continues inside with additional photos. This also enclosed a boxed insert which includes two photos, one ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2023 09:00

$98.00
203385

Niles Ohio Mahoning Valley Ku Klux Klan KKK Anti Catholic Riots 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394419026642

Lest we forget... 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: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1924 * Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio * Ku Klux Klan - KKK anti Catholic riots * Knights of the Flaming Circle The front page has a nice banner headline: "TROOPS QUELL KLAN RIOTS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Niles' location in the Mahoning Vall... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2023 08:17

$48.00
203317

Yanceyville NC North Carolina African American Leering Girl Case 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374455856363

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1952 * Convicted of "Leering" from a distance * Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina * President Eisenhower's "Crusade of Freedom" speech The front page has: "Negro in North Carolina Convicted Of Assault by 'Leer' at White Girl", which continues on page 21. It tells of sharecropper Mack Ingram's conviction of assaulting a white woman by leering at her from 60 feet. The trial became the subject of much Communist propaganda. The details are worth reading. Page 13 has the entire text of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's third "Crusade of Freedom Speech" - a speech given just a few days after being elected President. Fifty-Six pages, rag edition, a bit rough on the left spine, but in... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2023 07:21

$48.00
203304

Abraham Lincoln Accepts Republican Nomination for President 1860 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394416753045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination"  being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Even his first name was not commonly known ("Abram"). Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor..." and more (see). Also inside is: "The Slaver Wildfir... See More  

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Ends February 11, 2023 15:11

$93.00
203244

Little Rock Blacks Students Central High School AR Intregation 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450468760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 19, 1958  * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a six column headline: Little Rock to Fight Integration Ruling" with subheads. 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 44 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:33

$58.00
203220

Early Santa Fe Trail Creation Missouri New Mexico Trading Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413700798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 by 9 3/4 inches, great condition.... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:14

$55.00
203075

Martin Luther King Jr. Black Civil Rights Leader Assassination 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394405861208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, April 5, 1968 * Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report) * African American pastor - civil rights leader The headline announces: "SNIPER KILLS MARTIN KING" with a photo captioned: "An Assassin's Bullet Fells Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King...". Also a photo of Mrs. King.  Various related reports. This is the complete first section (of 3) with pages 1-20. Good condition.

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Ends February 03, 2023 09:40

$198.00
203679

Rare Underground Railroad Mention w/ Slavery Slaves Heading North 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374480910832

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Aug. 28, 1850  * Slavery - slaves - pre-Civil War tensions * Rare "Underground Railroad" mention The front page has an article: "From The Plains" which is a great letter concerning those traveling across the country, including Mormons heading to Utah. A few bits include: "The Gold Diggers have all disappeared among the Black Hills...The Mormons are now pushing along--100 wagons have passed to-day. There will be about 850 Mormon wagons that will go out this season to the Valley of the Salt Lake..." with more. Page 4 has: "Slave Stampedes--Mr. Pratt's Proposition..." which is from Baltimore, and notes in part: "...in reference to the abduction, or stampedes of slaves from this state...some... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2023 08:04

$229.99
203678

Slavery Slaves Trade Abolished in District of Columbia Free State 1850 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394434355222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 18, 1850  * Slavery trade abolished * District of Columbia * Fugitive Slaves Act of 1850 * Passing the United States Senate The front page has most of a column headed "Abolition of the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia--Bill Ordered to be Engrossed--All the Amendments Rejected--Fremont's California Indian Bill..." with much detail. Page 5 has a fascinating and quite lengthy letter headed: "The Adventures of a Gold Digger on the Upper Yuba". Among the subheads are: "Feather River" "Mining On the Yuba" "The Forks of the Yuba" "Mining Success" "Lost In The Snow" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2023 07:57

$114.99
203663

Very Early Ulysses S. Grant West Point Military Academy Entree 1839 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374479330772

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1839  * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant (earliest we have seen in any periodical), as page 3 contains the "Names of the Cadets Admitted into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, June, 1839". What follows is those admitted from each of the states amongst which is: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds.." Great to have such an early mention of Grant long before he would become a household name in American history, and also great to have in this newspaper from the nation's capital. Also of interest is a page 3 article: "The African Slave Trade" no... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2023 08:32

$59.99
203594

Abraham Lincoln as President Elect & Florida Confederate Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394432085770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1861  * Rare Confederate Florida flag print ('National Flag') * President-elect Abraham Lincoln in Springfield * Pre Civil War tensions in the South The top of page 3 has one column headings: "Important From Springfield" "Mr. Lincoln And The National Crisis" "Fears of Failure of the Incoming Administratio" The back page has: "Affairs In Florida" with various subheads including: "The Secession Declaration not so Precipitate as it was Expected--How the Secession Action is Received--The Reopening of the African Slave Trade Winked at--The New National Flag" and another article: "the Secession of Florida" with subheads including: "Grand Jollification in Jacksonville--The Liberty of Florida P... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2023 09:15

$49.99
203587

Paul Reed & Will Cato Lynching Burning Georgia Race War Negroes 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394431169258

Lest we forget... 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, Aug. 16, 1904 * Lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato - Negroes * Statesboro & Savannah - Georgia race war The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A RACE RIOT IS NOW IMMINENT" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, tw... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 14:45

$39.99
203038

Ursuline Convent Riots Charlestown MA Roman Catholic Nuns Fire 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374433528906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 11, 1834  * Ursuline Convent riots Perhaps the most historic content is the 4+ pages dedicated to the: "Ursuline Convent at Charlestown", Massachusetts, which was burned by a hateful mob of Protestants. Additionally, page 2 has an interesting article on the Boston Tea Party and a discovery of a tea chest, headed: "A Tea Story". Also inside: "Abolition of Slavery", "Interview With Ex-President Adams", and over half a page on: "Rocky Mountain Correspondence" which is an early report on explorations of the West, and contains a letter datelined: "Waters of the Colorado of the West, June 23, 1834".  Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this ... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 09:48

$45.00
203003

John Brown Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion Trial 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374432116374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1859   * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial Much of the front page is taken up with election results. Page 4 has over half a column headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Proceedings of the Court--The Case of Copeland--Trial of Cook--His Confession Read in Court--Stephens Handed Over to the Federal Authorities for Trial". Eight pages, disbinding indents at the spine, otherwise good condition.

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:16

$42.00
202879

Dan Bankhead 1st African American Negro Pitcher Makes MLB Debut 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394396236950

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 27, 1947 * Dan Bankhead makes MLB debut * 1st African American pitcher * Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of page 27 has a six column heading: "Pirates Rout Dodgers on 20-Hit Attack" with subheads that include: "Bankhead Hits Home Run" "But Negro Pitcher Is Routed with Gregg..." The report begins with: "Dan Bankhead made his debut with the Dodgers yesterday." and two related photos. Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 27, 2023 07:23

$48.00
202826

Little Rock Nine Black Students Central High School Arkansas Riot 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394388837201

Lest we forget... 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 TIMES, Sept. 6, 1957  * Little Rock Nine - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The The front page has several articles on the Little Rock Nine, one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. The photo caption notes in part: "Warns Newsmen in Little Rock...that they would be barred & arrested if it seemed to militia that they were inciting to violence." Articles a... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2023 07:26

$72.00
202678

Beaumont TX Jefferson County Texas Race Riot Negroes Attacked 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394375860002

Lest we forget... 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: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 17, 1943 * Beaumont race riot of 1943 * Jefferson County , Texas The front page has a two column heading: "Texas Race Riots Flare; City Put Under Martial Law" (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally good.

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Ends January 12, 2023 11:04

$42.00
202463

President Thomas Jefferson & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382422715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Oct. 26, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial which includes: "The business of the late election had diverted our attention from various objects, and the execrable wretch Callender has so completely consummated his own infamy, that in any circumstance where that wretch alone was concerned we had concurred with numerous correspondents in the sentiment of suffering him to perish by the exhalations of his own filth..." and even more. A few other bits including: "...This was the grand sin. Callender had declare... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:47

$255.00
202456

Casper Holstein Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer Kidnapping 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382412850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping (set free) * Harlem Negro mobster leader The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KIDNAPPED NEGRO FREED BY CAPTORS; FIVE SEIZED IN PLOT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Casper Holstein was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance. He, along with his occasional rival Stephanie St. Clair, was responsible for bringing back illegal gambling to the neighborhood after an eight-year absence following the ... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:40

$42.00
202404

Battle of Richmond KY Kentucky & Abraham Lincoln Letter 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394355954423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1862  * Battle of Richmond, Kentucky * Horace Greeley & Abraham Lincoln Articles include: "The Indian Massacres in Minnesota" "The Case of General Stone" "Mr. Lincoln's Scheme of Emancipation & Colonization" "War News of the Week" "Battle of Chattanooga" "Terrible Battle Near Richmond, Kentucky" "Severe Battle In Kentucky" "Horace Greeley Writes Another Letter to President Lincoln", this taking most of a column. So much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, loss at a lower corner affects type but not of any mentioned reports. Otherwise very nice. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 12:43

$38.00
202257

Rare Abraham Stephen Lincoln Douglas Debates #2 Freeport Illinois 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374361503657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1858   * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (2nd of 7) * Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it was a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at this time, still a relatively unknown figure in American politics. However this issue is a rare exception, as page 2 contains a report headed: "Lincoln And Douglas At Freeport" 'Lincoln Answers And Asks Some Questions" which is a report on their second of seven debates. The report begins with Lincoln's verbatim answers to 7 questions Dougl... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:09

$955.00
202256

Rare Confederate Richmond VA Civil War w/ Free States Humor ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339946205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  * Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states" * Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital * Finals months of the American Civil War The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all slaves free from that moment; and the Northern papers inform us that thereupon 'Free Maryland extends her congratulations on 'the occasion of Free Missouri'. It may be considered a rather poor joke that the two quondam states, now military governments, which are precisely the two that have most completely lost every vestig... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:08

$88.00
202165

John Brown Slaves Insurrection Post Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335526037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7 1859   * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution Page 4 has: "Old Brown's Fate" "The Slanderer of John Brown" and pages 6 and 7 have a wealth of reporting headed: "John Brown's Invasion" worth carious subheads including; "A Revival of Wrath" "The Humors of the Local Press" "Brown & His Friends" "A Letter From John Brown" which is signed in type: John Brown. Then: "The Crazed Old Man" and: "G. W. Brown vs. John Brown". Eight pages, irregular at the spine with some minor loss and some tears near the spine affects some text.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:34

$37.00
202063

President Thomas Jefferson & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394326956098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 24, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was denied by Jefferson. Callender then reported on Presiden... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:05

$48.00
201978

Tuskegee Airmen African American WWII Pilots Honored at Museum 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337385743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1982 * Tuskegee Airmen honored w/ opneing * African American pilots of WWII * National Air and Space Museum exhibit * 1982 Wilkes-Barre shootings * George Banks spree killings The top of page 33 has a two column heading: "Museum Exhibit Traces Blacks' Role in Aviation" with related pictorial. (see) First report coverage on the "Black Wings" exhibit opening at the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian. Also of interest is a front page heading: "Gunman Kills 13 in a Pennsylvania Rampage" with related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside with another related photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2022 08:04

$68.00
201969

General Andrew Jackson Elected President of the United States 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337378704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1825  * General Andrew Jackson elected president The first article at the top of page 1 has a small head: "Presidential Election" with the report noting: "It being ascertained that Louisiana has given three votes to gen. Jackson & two to Mr. Adams, as president--(and an undivided vote for Mr. Calhoun as vice president), we are enabled to state the result of the late election as follows: " What follows is a list of the votes for Jackson, J.Q. Adams, Wm. Crawford, and Henry Clay plus just a bit more text. Among the other reports in this issue are: "The Nation's Guest" which is concerning General Lafayette; "The Slave Trade" "Report of the Postmaster General" and more. Sixteen... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2022 08:00

$29.00
201968

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337378097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1820  * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River Inside has over 2 pages taken up with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going Missouri Compromise debate. Another page has: "The Jews" which concerns the famed Mordecai Noah, considered the first American-born Jew to rise to national prominence. The article mentions in part: "Mr. Noah...has addressed a memorial to the legislature of New York praying that the state would authorise the sale of Grand Island in the Niagara river to him for the purpose of building a city thereon, and inviting a community of Jewish emigrants to that place..." with more on his grand plans. This is one of the earli... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2022 07:59

$57.00
201639

1st First Bank of the United States Creation Founding in Historic 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374314046029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791  * First Bank of the United States creation Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States. It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate the Subscribers to the Bank of the United States", the text taking 3 1/2 pages and is signed in italic type by the President: George Washington, as well as by the Vice President: John Adams. Establishment of the Bank of the United States was part of a three-part expansion of federal fiscal and monetary power, along with a federal mint and excise taxes, championed by Alexander Hamil... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2022 12:21

$325.00
201261

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293778696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River The most notable article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai 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. Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, 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. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the Unit... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:57

$62.00
201089

Preesident William Henry Harrison Election Win 1840 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281527456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840 * William Henry Harrison * Presidential election victory Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital. Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the states to render the final result no longer doubtful. Gen. Harrison, the standard bearer of the Federal and Abolition parties, has been elected..." with much more. This report takes a full column. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:18

$179.00
200969

John James Audubon Naturalist Ornithologist Gold Rush Indians 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849   * John James Audubon * American ornithologist Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more. Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "The slave trade is carried on to a very great extent here..." with more detail. Also: "The Comanche Indians" as well as: "Late & Interesting From California" which includes a letter related to the gold rush. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:54

$56.00
200505

Marian Anderson African American Singer Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394231303103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert The top of page 9 has a two column photo with heading: "Marian Anderson Sings Despite D.A.R." Also a one column heading: "Marian Anderson Expected to Sing For King and Queen" with subhead. Also a one column photo of Anderson (see) Complete with 28 pages light toning and a little wear a the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 06, 2022 13:21

$88.00
200412

Emancipation Memorial Abraham Lincoln Monument Dedication 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394222542149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 15, 1876  * Emancipation Memorial - monument * Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C. * Frederick Douglass speaks Page 2 has a small heading "The Lincoln Monument" See image for report of the ceremony. (see) This was the unveiling of the Emancipation Statue built by the funds contributed by African-Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at this unveiling. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2022 09:29

$67.00
200338

Abolitionist John Rock 1st African American Practice Law SCOTUS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232807325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 2, 1865   * Abolitionist John Rock "black is beautiful * First African American admitted to practice law * Supreme Court of the United States Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.   Page 4 has a very notable report: "A Negro Admitted to Practice in the U.S. Supreme Court" which has a subhead: "Negro Equality in Washington" and noting: "John Rock, of Boston, a colored lawyer...was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court to-day...This is; the first case where a negro was ever admitted to practice in that court. Soon after being admitted to the bar, he had to go to the provost-marshal to get a pass to leave the city--a military order preventing any negro from l... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2022 13:39

$185.00
200157

Frederick Douglass Civil War Cooper Insitute Black Man Speech Ad 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394207366064

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 8, 1862 * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event) The bottom of the first column on page 2 has a interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass Lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image). Various Civil War reports on pages 5, 6 and 8 with 2 related maps. Eight pages in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2022 11:18

$57.00
199870

Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Negroes March 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207614178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 10, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * 2nd march try - failure The front page has a banner heading: "Selma Issues 'Halt-March' Ultimatum" with subhead. (see) Complete with 34 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:07

$52.00
199805

Martin Luther King Jr. Crawfordville Georgia Civil Rights Rally 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202868747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Oct. 6, 1965 * Martin Luther King Jr. civil rights rally * Crawfordville , Taliaferro co., Georgia * re. desegregation in Southern schools The top of page 10 column heading: "King Enters Georgia School Row" with lead-in: "Threatens March On Capital" and photo. (see) Complete with 30+ pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:40

$57.00
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