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198254

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394092740785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 31, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (6) slaves - slavery advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Four more slavery related ads are on the following pages. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2022 09:46

$52.00
198199

ABBEVILLE Henry County Jail Alabama NEGRO Lynching Hanging Mob 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374095940917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1937  * Wesley Johnson Negro lynching  * Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama  The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Acts to Impeach Sheriff After Alabama Lynching" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Wes Johnson at Abbeville, Alabama. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2022 12:01

$48.00
198173

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Woman's Women's Rights & African Slaves Trade 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374095924553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1855  * Susan B. Anthony * African slave trade The bottom of the front page has an article: "Woman's Rights" concerning the appeal--led by Susan B. Anthony--to the law-makers of New York to  work for the: "...restoration of woman's legal and political rights..." and notes that: "...Forms of petition, also woman's rights, tracts, may be had of Susan B. Anthony,  Rochester, N.Y."  Included is the text of the "Woman's Rights Petition" address to the Assembly of the state of New York, with all 4 petitions. Also of interest is a very lengthy review of a new book: "Inside View of Slavery, or, A Tour Among the Planters" by C. G. Parsons. This was a quite notable work, the review taking ... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:39

$48.00
198081

BUENOS AIRES British Invasions of the River Plate & SLAVE TRADE 1806 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081620895

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England September, 1806 *  The slave trade (British)... *  The capture of Buenos Ayres... This issue contains considerable details of the capture of Buenos Ayres (pages 858-863) and its importance to the British (page 787).  Also included is a report related to the British slave trade (page 851).  Please view the images for complete details. The issue is complete in approximately 90+ pages.  Not all plates are present (which is common).  Minor typical foxing; quite nice.

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:25

$58.00
198059

CANADA LEE African Americans Pioneering Actor & Boxer DEATH 1952 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081452596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1952 * Canada Lee death (1st report) * Professional boxer & actor * African American acting pioneer Page 4 has a one column heading: "Canada Lee, Famous Negro Actor, Dead" with small photo. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:13

$75.00
198057

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081452076

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

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:12

$41.00
198026

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080349306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864  * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his soldiers having near the end:"...Soldiers! Assured success awaits us in our holy struggle for liberty & independence & for the preservation of all that renders life desirable to honourable men..." & much more. Other ftpg. items include: "Exciting News from Mississippi" "From the Peninsula" "From the Rapidan--Official Dispatch" which is signed in type: R. E. Le... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:17

$226.00
197971

PRINCESS ANNE MD Somerset County Maryland NEGRO Lynching Mob 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394077339316

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 SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 19, 1933. * George Armwood Negro lynched * Princess Anne, Maryland * Last lynching in the state The top of page 2 has a terrific banner headline: "MARYLAND NEGRO LYNCHED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland. Complete with 28 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally in good condition. Should be handled... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2022 08:32

$78.00
197872

RUNAWAY SLAVES Negroes ADVERTISEMENT From Nation's Capital 1844 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394068102204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, October 26, 1844 * Several runaway slaves in one ad The ftpg. has a detailed notice offering a "Seven Hundred Dollars Reward" for "...the following slaves, to wit: Lewis, who calls himself Lewis Brawner....Daniel calls himself Daniel Paine....Charles calls himself Charles Mastin....Henry calls himself Henry Chapman....Also Gradison....One other negro fellow, Vincent ....One other boy, William....One other, Joe..." News of the day with several other advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:04

$35.00
197821

FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT LAW of 1850 Pasees U.S. Congress James Hamlet 1st Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061349443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Oct. 5, 1850  * Fugitive Slave Act Law of 1850 * Passes the United States Congress * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers Page 7 has a very historic report headed: "The Fugitive Slave Law" which begins by noting the vote by which the controversial Act passed Congress--names included voting yea and nay--followed by the full text of the Act with all 10 Sections. Relating to this page 5 has a very notable report, which is more commentary, headed: "Slave Catching in New York--American Kadis--Unconstitutionality of the New Law" which takes nearly two columns. Keeping in mind that the controversial Fugitive Slave Act took effect on September 18, runaway slave James Hamlet has the... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:48

$535.00
197815

CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff Virginia RICHMOND VA 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061343561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861  * Battle of Ball's Bluff * Capital of Confederacy Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk" "Our Northern Summary" "Affairs At the South" "The Battle of Leesburg--General Stone's Order" "Fight In Carroll County, Mo." "Later From Arizona--More of the Battle of Alamosa..." "From the Army of the Kanawha" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing throughout, some wear at the margins and the spine.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:45

$82.00
197806

JOHN DILLINGER Post Crown Point Hunt w/ Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062155255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934 * The hunt for John Dillinger * Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead * Crown Point, Indiana escape partner * re. famous wooden gun jail break The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:36

$52.00
197802

Runaway SLAVES Black Negro Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061337223

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, Jan. 20, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slavery 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 three on the back page for runaway slaves. Four pages, untrimmed, tiny ... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:35

$48.00
197780

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058185368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”. The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile" "The St. Albans Raid" "Proclamation Appointing a Day For Public Worship" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. The back page has over a column taken up with: "Correspondence Between Generals Lee and Grant Relative to the Treatment of Negro Soldiers & the Retaliatory Measure of Gen. Butler" which has a letter signed by each: R. E. Lee, Gen'l, and U.S. Grant. Other war... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:08

$136.00
197773

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059619869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773 * James Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the court...attempted to be Demonstrated the Present Unlawfulness of Domestic Slavery in England" which takes about a full page. This case involves James Somersett, an American slave purchased by Charles Stewart when he was in Boston. Stewart brought Somersett with him when he returned to England in 1769 but in 1771 he escaped. After being recaptured he was imprisoned on a ship & bound for Jamaica to be sold to a plantation for labor. The case was quite convoluted but ultimately became a ... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:05

$93.00
197764

MARTIN LUTHER KING Enters National Stage Bus Segregation ALABAMA 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059608975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., December 21, 1956  * Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known * Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation 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 Dec. 21, the date of this issue. The front page has a banner headline: "Transit Segregation Ends" with subhead. (see) This was Martin Luther King's introduction to the national stage for the Civil Rights cause. A significant issue in the early Civil Rights movement. Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:01

$98.00
197754

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059598775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 18, 1859   * Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia This issue has a wealth of content concerning the John Brown slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with other items as well. Articles include: "John Brown & His Wife" "An Interview With Mrs. Brown--Visit of a Lady to the Charlestown Jail". This article is fascinating initing and takes over two columns, with subheads including; "A Newspaper Correction--Capt. Brown's Religious Character--A Box for Captain Brown--Is He Insane?--His Recent Letters to Mr. Brown" Also: "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown art Charlestown" "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" "Another Fright at Charle... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 14:55

$65.00
198231

Willie Reed BAINBRIDGE GA Georgia Negro Lynching Burning Dragging 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374098107823

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 DAILY TRIBUNE, May 25, 1937 * Willie Reed negro lynching in Bainbridge, Georgia The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Body Of Slayer Dragged Around Square; Burned" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Willie Reed at Bainbridge, Georgia. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends June 02, 2022 13:32

$37.99
198229

FREEDOM RIDERS Civil Rights BUS SEGREGATION Jackson Mississippi 1961 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374098081478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., May 25, 1961 * Freedom Riders * Civil rights activists * Racial - bus segregation * Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King, Jr. The front page has a two column heading: "Freedom Riders Leave Alabama" with lead-in: "On to Mississippi" (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2022 13:18

$44.99
197689

AFRICAN SLAVES TRADE & American Government Pre-Civil War 1858 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053760391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1858  Page 2 has an article taking fully 1 1/2 columns headed: "Constitutionality of the Laws Against the African Slave Trade". Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808. Page 3 has: "Liberia and the Slave Trade". Four pages, light damp stain at the top, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:02

$46.00
197683

SELMA to MONTGOMERY AL Alabama Martin Lurther King Negroes MARCH 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374053755107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 13, 1965  * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama  * Martin Luther King Jr. * Fight for Civil Rights era original The top of the front page has a four column headline: "President Ready Anytime To Talk With Alabama Governor" (see) Also a one column heading: "Start Fund For Slain Minister" (see) Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine/ 1st column, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:59

$42.00
197682

MARTIN LUTHER KING Selma & Marion AL Alabama NEGROES Civil Rights 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055550945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 6, 1965 * Selma & Marion MS demonstrations * Civil Rights - Voting * Martin Luther King Jr. The front page has a one column heading: "King Seeks LBJ 'Rights' Meeting". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration campaign set up. This was just before the famous marches from Selma to Montgomery a few weeks later. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:57

$44.00
198208

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394090963487

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 June 02, 2022 07:34

$57.99
198147

NEARING THE END Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374092257896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865  * General William T. Sherman * Gen. Joe Johnston * Final months of the Civil War Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question" and more. Eight pages, toning at the fold, good condition.

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Ends May 30, 2022 08:31

$22.99
198143

1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War Old Newspaper NEGRO SOLDIERS Richmond VA Confederacy


eBay Auction Item # 374092226945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864  * Negro soldiers A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Rations to Commissioned Officers--Purchase of Clothing, etc. The back page has a lengthy editorial, as well as: "Yankee Protection To Negro Soldiers--A 'Retaliation' Correspondence" which takes nearly a column. Also reports from: "The Virginia Legislature" and "Foreign Opinions of the War" and two Acts from the Confederate Congress. Complete as a single sheet newsp... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2022 08:04

$79.99
197634

Rare THANKSGIVI NG DAY PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln 1863 Anti-Slavery Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374046387457

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863  * President Abraham - Abe Lincoln * Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic) * Rare & famous anti-slavery title * Slave auction illustration - Civil War era A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. A notable issue as page 3 has: "A National Thanksgiving, by the President of the United States, A Proclamation" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This was the creation of the very first national Thanksgiving Day, still celebrated ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2022 10:11

$480.00
197598

ARTURO ALFONSO SCHOMBURG Puerto Rico African History Harlem DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374043077603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 of the great contributions th... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2022 14:47

$40.00
197485

EMANCIPATION MEMORIAL Abraham Lincoln Monument DEDICATION 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394040508916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1876  * Emancipation Memorial - monument * Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C. * Frederick Douglass speech The front page has an article headed: "The Lincoln Monument" "Unveiling Of The Statue In Lincoln Square, Washington--Twenty-Five Thousand Persons Present" (see) This was the unveiling of the Emancipation Statue built by the funds contributed by African-Americans. It includes the speech given by Frederick Douglass which begins: "Lincoln's great mission was to accomplish two things--first, to save his country from dismemberment, and second, to free his country from the great crime of slavery...". Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should... See More  

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Ends May 21, 2022 09:27

$195.00
197404

re NEWNAN GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching ELIJAH STRICKLAND Hanging 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029104773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1899 * re. Newnan, Georgia * re. Elijah Strickland lynching The front page has a one column heading: "Nation Horrified" with subheads. (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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:03

$39.00
197356

RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisement 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023420917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, Aug. 5, 1839  * Runaway slave advertisement The front page has a notice that offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 08:44

$34.00
197296

MAX YERGAN First 1st Negro Faculty Member in NYC Public Colleges? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374019737472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1937 * African American Max Yergan * 1st Negro to be faculty member in NYC colleges ? * Baptist Missionary - activist * National Negro Congress president Page 13 has a small one column heading: "Negro For College Post" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Yergan possibly becoming the first African-American faculty member ever hired at one of New York City's public colleges, City College of New York, teaching the course "Negro History and Culture" in the fall of 1937. Complete with 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:50

$48.00
197112

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination POLAND Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1944 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374001099886

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  Issues with content related to the numerous atrocities perpetrated upon humanity during this era help to verify what some feebly attempt to deny. It's interesting to note that many such reports never made it to the front page... and in the case of numerous newspapers... never made it to print at all. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of Sir Winston Churchill's famous quote:  "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1944   * Jewish Holocaust becoming reality to the public * Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations Page 6 has one column headlines: "POLE SAYS NAZIS PLAN SLAVE TOWN," "Reports 75,000-Acre P... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:46

$82.00
197111

Rare 1964 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012280801

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, April 21, 1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communities, especially items concerning the Nation of Islam. The bold banner headline: "JUSTICE ON TRIAL!", which includes an illustration depicting Uncle Sam holding a gun directing a black man to prison, captioned: "Jail Is Better ... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:45

$75.00
197090

ALAMO TN Crockett County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394012272695

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1929  * Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee Page 21 has one column headings: "NEGRO, 19, LYNCHED BY TENNESSEE MOB" "Youth Accused of Attacking Woman Is Taken From Jail at Alamo and Hanged" "SHERIFF'S HOME STORMED" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports a... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2022 11:32

$57.00
197059

JAMES BALDWIN African American Novelist Writer & Activist DEATH 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009980633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 2, 1987 * James Baldwin death (1st report) * African American writer - activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Baldwin Dies at 63; Writer Explored Black Experience" with photo. (see) Complete with all sections except classifieds (60+ pages), nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:54

$75.00
196990

TONG WARS San Francisco Chinatown Girl Sex Slaves Trafficking 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394008608877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, Jan. 18, 1908 * San Francisco, California Chinatown * Human trafficking - Tong Wars - slave girls The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TONG WAR CLAIMS TWO MORE MEN" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a Frisco publication. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 29, 2022 12:13

$42.00
196816

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393996957828

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 17, 1859 * John Brown's Negro insurrection * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia  Inside has an article headed: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" which takes over 2 1/2 columns with subheads including: "Personal Portraits--Hon. Andrew Hunter--Charles D. Harding--Judge Parker--Affairs at Charlestown--John Brown's Early History--The Expulsion of Mr. Hoyt From Charleston".  Another page has an interesting article: "The Navajo Indians Again At Work, datelined from Rio Pecos, New-Mexico. Eight pages, a few discrete archival mends at the top, a piece form the spine margin does not affect any mentioned articles.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:26

$40.00
196785

ISAAC MAYER WISE Jewish Rabbi William Sanders Scarborough & More 1892 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1892 * William Sanders Scarborough * African American scholar * Isaac Mayer Wise - Jews * Jewish Rabbi  The full front page is a photo of: "The Late Jay Gould" with page 4 having an accompanying article of the same heading. Yet another page is filled with six photos of: "The Birthplace & Some of the Residences of the Late Jay Gould". Also of Judaica interest is an article on: "Isaac M. Wise" with a photos of him captioned: "Rabbi Isaac M. Wise, the Distinguished Leader of the Jewish Reform Movement". Page 2 has an article: "The Negro's Part in the Late Election" which includes a small photo of W. S. Scarborough, and the article includes a letter by him with his facs... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:44

$78.00
196780

WILLIAM WALKER Filibuster Military Expedition NICARAGUA 1858 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373981524581

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 26, 1858  * William Walker (filibuster) * Nicaragua expedition Near the top of the front page is a brief report on: "The Slave Trade" followed by a report: "Commodore Spaulding's Arrest of Walker". This latter item concerns the infamous General William Walker, who organized several private military expeditions into Mexico and Central America with the intention of establishing English-speaking colonies under his personal control. The back page has more on him with 1 1/2 columns headed: "The Walker Filibusters" "The Southern Emigration Movement to Nicaragua--Its Supposed Object..." with more. Eight pages, printing crease to the ftpg. causes no text loss, good condition.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:40

$29.00
196776

JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Negro MLB Baseball Player Dodgers HATE MAIL 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393991110857

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1947 * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st Negro MLB baseball player The sport's section (page 16) has one column headings: "ROBINSON REVEALS WRITTEN THREATS" Dodgers' Negro Star Told in Anonymous Letters to 'Get Out of Baseball'" See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages,  this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:38

$62.00
196714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989182207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797  * Rare 18th century American publication * 3 runaway slave advertisements This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:49

$67.00
196713

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989181021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1910 * Post Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * re. Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" The front page has a one column heading: "THOUSANDS OF BLACKS GREET JOHNSON IN NEW YORK" with subheads. (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 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes long the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:49

$44.00
196709

BILLIE HOLIDAY African American Jazz & Swing Music Singer DEATH 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989164545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 18, 1959 * Billie Holiday death * African American  singer * Jazz and Swing music - "Lady Day" The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Billie Holiday Dies at 44; Bank Account Is 70 Cents" with small photo of Holiday. (see) Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:37

$52.00
196645

MALCOLM X African American Fiery NEGRO Extremist Funeral BURIAL 1965 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 28, 1965   * Malcolm X funeral & burial * Fiery Negro extremist Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Threats Fail to Materialize As Followers Bury Malcolm" The top of page 2 has a four column heading: "Malcolm Buried, Rites Calm" with related photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:21

$115.00
196636

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Enters National Stage w/ Bus Boycott GUILTY1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393986091523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 23, 1956  * Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Pushed into the national spotlight * From the city of his assassination The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this campaign. It was his eventual arrest and guilty verdict that pushed him into the national spotlight. The front page of this issue has the report of this event with a two column heading: "Minister to Appeal Boycott Conviction" Related photo is on the back page. (see) A significant issue in the early stages... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:15

$125.00
196605

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree NEGROES LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373971743906

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high ... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2022 09:09

$45.00
196566

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


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass.,  August 4, 1948  * Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start * Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 16) has a two column heading: "Paige Wins Initial Start As tribe Takes Top Place" with subhead and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Leagues. Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends April 09, 2022 10:17

$52.00
196516

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist as U.S. Marshal 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373965216020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1877  * Frederick Douglass, United States Marshal The front page has: "Washington--Mr. Douglass Confirmed" the report beginning: "The debate in the Executive session yesterday on the confirmation of Frederick Douglass to be United States Marshal of the District of Columbia was one of the most memorable that has ever occurred in that body..." with the text taking a full column. Eight pages, evenly toned, some irregularity at margins, good condition.

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:08

$78.00
196515

INKSTER MICHIGAN African American Ford Motor Company Employees 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393975897132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931 * Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan * Henry Ford Motor Company employees * African American Detroit suburb experiment * The Great Depression era The top of the front page is a two column heading: "Ford Acts to Aid Debt-Ridden Workers; Begins Rehabilitation of a Whole Village" (see) First report coverage on Henry Ford trying an experiment in Inkster, Michigan that would help Ford Motor Company employees get out of debt during the great depression. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very wh... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:08

$57.00
196510

SHERMAN TEXAS RIOT TX Black Lynching Burning RACIAL Violence 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373965211302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, May 10, 1930  * Sherman, Texas riot of 1930  * George Hughes - Negro lynching The front page has a one column heading: "MOB ATTACKS, FIRES BUILDING, BURNS SUSPECT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot and the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:02

$62.00
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