eBay Listings Search Results

Web Results (1276) Listings on eBay (338)

Sort:

184389

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA Campaign Race Riots Disaster NEGROES Photos 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938247433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 4, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama * Race riots - Negroes * Martin Luther King Jr. The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Racial Situation Explosive" (see). Complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 11, 2020 13:41

$62.00
184329

HARLEM RACE RIOT Black Teenage Shoplifter Attacked at Five & Dime 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937112092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935 * Harlem race riot of 1935 * Black teenage shoplifter The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Harlem riot of 1935 took place on March 19, 1935 during the Great Depression, in New York City, New York, in the United States. It has been described as the first "modern" race riot in Harlem, because it was committed primarily against property rather than persons. Harlem is a northern neighborhood on Manhattan Island in New York City whose ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 10, 2020 14:43

$58.00
184305

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE Kentucky to Freedom in Cincinnati Ohio ? 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 17, 1853  * Notable fugitive slave case - slavery The top of page 2 has an article: "A Fugitive At Cincinnati" which reports on the first fugitive slave case in Cincinnati since the enactment of the Fugitive Slave Law in 1850. This is the case of Washington McQuerry, an escaped slave from Kentucky who sought his freedom in Ohio. Four pages, a very discrete archival mend on page 2, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 09, 2020 15:29

$48.00
184301

NEGRO TROOPS ? General William T. Sherman in the South 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200588314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 2, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * Negro troops question considered As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" carrying over to most of pg. 2. Inside pages contain: "General Sherman's Operations" "Marching Of Troops In Large Bodies" "How to Recruit Our Army" "Negro Troops" "Bills Relating to the Navy" "Speech of Major-General McClellan" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 09, 2020 15:27

$34.00
184296

OXFORD MS Lafayette County Mississippi NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936130286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935. * Ellwood Higginbotham Negro lynching * Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi Page 21 has small one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, archival mend on page 2, otherwise good.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 09, 2020 15:18

$44.00
184287

NELSONVILLE Athens County Ohio Miners & Negroes Strikebreakers 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936114520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1874 * Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio * Coal mining - miners strike - Negroes The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE OHIO MINERS" "the Arrival of the Negro Substitutes at the Mines" "Opposing Parties Armed and Drilled for a Conflict" and more. (See) Text takes up a full column. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 09, 2020 15:00

$35.00
184285

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936113054

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, July 16, 1851 * Rare antebellum publication * 5 slave advertisements The front page has many advertisements, and among them are 5 slave ads. (see) Four pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise good.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 09, 2020 14:58

$38.00
184248

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198502403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864  * Rare publicaton from the origin of the Civil War * General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From the Trans-Mississippi" "The Yankee Prisoners at Florence" "From the Georgia Front" "Sherman's Report on the Atlanta Campaign" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the firs... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 08, 2020 15:18

$83.00
184244

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1792  * Runaway slave ads The front page is filled with ads including 23 illustrated ship ads. A few more inside as well. Various news of the day inside, plus more ads including at least two "Four Dollar Reward" ads, one for a runaway mulatto slave. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 08, 2020 15:15

$47.00
184104

PUERTO RICO SLAVERY Slaves Free Abolished - Emancipation Bill 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373186066835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1873 * Slavery abolished in Puerto Rico Page 6 has one column headings that include: "SLAVERY DEAD IN SPAIN" "How Emancipation Was Achieved in Porto Rico" and more. (see) Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 02, 2020 07:33

$44.00
184102

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928045716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana The top of page 7 has one column headings: "The Negro Riot In Louisiana" "Colfax Grant Parish in Possession of the Negroes--A Reign of Terror--The Whites Arming for Resistance" (see) Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends October 02, 2020 07:32

$52.00
183952

GEORGETOWN Sussex County DELAWARE Negro Rapist Execution Hanging 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1873 * Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware * Negro Joe Burton hanging - execution The top of page 8 has one column headings: "A NEGRO EXECUTION" "Much Ado About a Savage Murderer" "The Wages Of Sin" "Under The Gallows" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$34.00
183947

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out". This is a same-day report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson which includes a round-by-round account of the battle. Uncommon for such a nice & dramatic banner headline. Most of the back page is taken up with a huge photo of the: "...Ten Thousand Fight fans In Front of the Post Building." The complete 8 page issue, some minor margin tears, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$128.00
183933

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392919643935

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 25, 2020 08:50

$51.00
183925

Great General ROBERT E. LEE Civil War PRINTS Harper's Weekly 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918910902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864  * Famed General Robert E. Lee issue * American Civil War illustrations * Nice for display Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well. Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "The Late Rev. Gordon Winslow" and a halfpg: "General Sherman's Campaign--General Hooker's Escort Charging Through the Woods". Great & displayable doublepage centerfold is captioned: 'Gen. Sherman's Campaign--The Rebel Assault On Logan's Position In the Battle At Dallas'. ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$147.00
184486

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373217039335

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 25, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. One more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 24, 2020 08:19

$34.99
184485

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392945365622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842  * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interest within this issue include th... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 24, 2020 08:16

$49.99
184446

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Negroes War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392944223058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1921  * Tulsa race riot massacre * African-American Greenwood community The front has a one column heading: "Tulsa To Raise Half Million To Aid Negroes"  with subhead. (see) Thirty-two pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The night that Tulsa died, the Tulsa Race War, or the Greenwood riot, was a massacre during a large-scale civil disorder confined mainly to the racially segregated Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on May 31, 1921. During the 16 hours of rioting, over 800 people were admitted to local hospitals with injuries, an estimated 10,000 were left homele... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 23, 2020 13:30

$39.99
184426

MARIAN ANDERSON African Amrican Contralto Singer Spingarn Medal 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373212880442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1939 * Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal * Celebrated African American singer * First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "FIRST LADY HONORS MARTIAN ANDERSON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Eleanor Roosevelt presenting Marian Anderson with the 1939 Spingarn Medal. 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 26 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 22, 2020 13:48

$39.99
183884

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916044099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 (note the typesetting error of the date on the titlepg.) * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" The most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul  Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London f... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$98.00
183802

LA AMISTAD Sierra Leone SLAVES Mutiny Ship Prisoners Negroes 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, August 31, 1839 * La Amistad slave ship * Suspicious vessel captured * African slaves commit mutiny The front page has a report reading in part: "A Suspicious Vessel which had been spoken several times on our coast, has been captured by...the brig Washington, and carried into New London. This vessel, a schooner, called L'Amistad, (Friendship) sailed from Havana bound to Neuvitas, with a cargo of dry goods, three Spanish Creoles and an old planter, who owned the schooners cargo and slaves. The other passengers and crew were...murdered, when the slaves--instigated by the creoles, rose....The Washington fell in with the schooner at anchor off Montaug...". Other news of the day thro... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 18, 2020 15:29

$62.00
184393

NEGRO Boy Slave for Sale Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373204930630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1794 * Rare 18th century American title * Negro boy for sale advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the front page for a Negro boy for sale. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 18, 2020 14:15

$37.99
183704

TREATY OF FORT GIBSON w/ Florida Seminole Indians Andrew Jackson 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906316227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1834 * Treaty of Fort Gibson * Seminole Indians The last column of the front page is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Seminole Indians of Florida, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 7 Indian chiefs. The ftpg. has a wealth of ads including a: "$25 Reward" for a runway slave, with details. Four pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 12, 2020 15:13

$38.00
183701

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373146610656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 4, 1862 * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln * Rare Southern California title Quite rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Los Angeles, which at the time had a population of less than 5,000. But the content is not just typical war-related reports. Page 2 begins with: "The President's Proclamation" which doesn't just have the full text of his historic document, but is prefaced with a quite lengthy editorial beginning: "Below, we give the proclamation lately issued by the President, declaring the slaves of the South free after the 1st of January next..." and so much more. Following this is the actual text of the Proclamation, which includes: "...That on the ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 12, 2020 15:07

$490.00
183670

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on page 10: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "Approval of the Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Names & Antecedents of the Emancipation Commissioners" and more. The document is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The front pag has considerable reporting from Congress debating the bill for abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia. It is followed by: "The President's Policy Explained" which carries... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$115.00
183669

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145549961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Aug. 25,1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original The front page has: "Messenger Muhammad: A NATION IN A NATION!", which includes a photo of "The Hon. Elijah Muhammad" with a related article inside. Other articles within: "Revolt Against Viet War Splits 'White Power' "Eye-Witness Tells of Storm-Trooper Shooting of Black Youths" "Women in Islam" and so much more. The tack page is taken up with: "The Muslim Program - What the Muslims Want" and "What the Muslims Believe". The issue is complete in 28 pages, nice condition. Note: This newspaper was one of the most widely-read that was produced by an African American organiza... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$44.00
183556

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky w/ Slavery Ads 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826 * Rare publication * Slave ads An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel. Four pages, a few small holes in the left margin, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some foxing.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$65.00
183464

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. The front page has a runaway slave ad under: "Ten Dollars reward" Two more appear on the back page. (see) News of the day and other advertisements. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a little ink dirtiness to a quadrant of the front page only, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$72.00
183463

HENRY BARTLE FRERE & the African Slave Trade - Zanzibar Sultans 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 11, 1873 * Sir Henry Bartle Frere * Sultans of Zanzibar & Muscat * African slave trade - traffic The back page has a correspondence from Henry Bartle Frere at Zanzibar, Africa with heading: "The East African Slave Trade" (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$34.00
183447

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892693230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871 * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. Complete with 10 pages, minor wear at the folds and spine, gene... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 31, 2020 12:23

$57.00
183443

TONG WARS San Francisco Chinatown Girl Sex Slaves Trafficking 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133261022

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 31, 1873 * Chinatown's sex slaves (girls) * San Francisco, California Chinese * Human trafficking - Tong Wars The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HIP YEE TONG" "An Infamous Secret Chinese Society in San Francisco" and more. (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 31, 2020 12:20

$35.00
183361

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Arrested w/ Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889047874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. arrested * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Ralph Abernathy & other key figures The front page has a one column heading: "ARRESTS CONTINUE IN NEGRO BOYCOTT" with subhead: "24 Ministers Among Those Indicted in Montgomery" (see) Coverage on multiple arrests of several Negroes during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear along the central fold and margins, generally in good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 28, 2020 13:42

$62.00
183331

4 SLAVE Negroes Runaway & Sale Advertisements Rare 1798 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128812603

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 14, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 4 runaway and/or slaves for sale advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including 4 slave advertisements. Two on the front page, one on... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 27, 2020 15:08

$42.00
183181

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121399155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778 * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including a "Five Pounds Reward" ad for a runaway Negro boy. All of pg 2 is taken up with reports from London, including a lengthy: "Lord North's Speech...", prefaced with text which includes: "...A bill for declaring the intentions of the Parliament of Great Britain concerning the exercise of the right of imposing taxes on the colonies, plantations, ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 20, 2020 15:17

$310.00
183155

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721697

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$38.00
183143

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121164735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has most of a column taken up with details concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Harper's Ferry Insurrection--Sentence of Capt. Brown and Conviction of Coppee". Included is the lengthy address by John Brown. One of the subheads is: "A Culprit's Confession", as well as a report noting: "...After being out an hour the jury came in with a verdict that Coppee was guilty on all the counts in the indictment...". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 20, 2020 09:27

$44.00
183101

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392875439949

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 16, 2020 14:23

$72.00
183045

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116583715

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 15, 2020 15:03

$38.00
183041

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116580454

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 18, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama church bombing * African-American girls killed - funerals The front page has a three column heading: "Birmingham Negroes Pray For Their City at Funeral" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Complete with all 42 pages, library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 15, 2020 14:57

$57.00
183040

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874203316

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 15, 2020 14:56

$40.00
183009

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negroes Students Central High School AR TENSIONS 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116114099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 26, 1957 * Little Rock Nine * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Calmest Day at Central School" with subheads. (see) Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Little Rock Nine were a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is consi... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 15, 2020 07:19

$39.00
183008

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116114015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1948 * Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start * Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 26) has a three column heading: "Indians Win and Lead League" with subheads: "PAIGE AS STARTER GETS FIRST VICTORY" "Gives 7 Hits Before Retiring for Pinch Hitter in 7th--Indians Top Senators, 5-3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Leagues. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 15, 2020 07:19

$48.00
182922

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109886515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862 * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery in the District" "The Confiscation Bill" "The Rebel Blockade Run" "The Latest About the Merrimac" "Rebel Force on the Peninsula" "The Advance Upon Yorktown" and much more. Page 6 has a print of: "Hollins's Gunboat the 'Manassas' or 'Turtle' " with very descriptive text. This was the first ironclad built for the Confederacy. More war reporting on the back page as well. Eight pages, some printing creases on the back page, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 09, 2020 15:11

$37.00
182913

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109865358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923. * Rosewood, Florida black massacre * Florida race war The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see) Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb. Fourteen pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Rosewood was a small community of nearly 350 people, mostly black, in Levy County in central Florida, USA. Today, it is remembered for the Rosewood Massacre of January 1923, in which over several days, white mobs at... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 09, 2020 15:02

$44.00
182907

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182810

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107400980

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 15:22

$35.00
182803

HENRIETTA WOOD Woman Slavery Reparations Restitution Verdict 1878 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865528782

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 15:19

$125.00
182785

GEORGE WASHINGTON President's House Steward Advertisement 1789 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107088884

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:43

$68.00
182779

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865272475

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:40

$29.00
182777

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107085869

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856 * Pre Civil War slavery * African slave trade Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the slave ship. Also: "From Fort Kearny" has a report on a skirmish with Cheyenne Indians. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends August 07, 2020 09:37

$47.00
[ RSS Feed ]