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174403

Rare CONFEDERATE Capital of the Confederacy 1862 RICHMOND VA Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 27, 1862 * From the Confederate capital A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states with the front page taken up various advertisements and news, including; "The Northern Congress" "The Emancipation Question" "The Only Compromise With the Rebels" as well as "Notes Of The War". The inside pages have various Civil War reports from the Confederate perspective, including items headed: "Movements and Spirit Of The War--The Battle In Kentucky" "The Latest" "The Late Mr. Tyler" "The Burnside Expedition--Rumours" "The Texas Road" "Military Dandies" and much reporting from the: "Legislature of Virginia" as well as: "Latest Northern News" among smaller items also. The b... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:47

$89.00
174399

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362148142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 24, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisement A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "[black] 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 August 30, 2019 14:43

$28.00
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
174196

ESCAPED FUGITIVE SLAVE Extradition Case of John Anderson MURDER 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352573660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 23, 1860 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Escaped slave charged w/ murder in Canada The top of the first column has: "Exciting News From the South" "Threatening State of Affairs in Charleston, S.C." "Anticipated Capture of the Forts by the Populace" "Important Consultation of the President with Southern Senators" "The Effect of the Crisis on the Laboring Classes" and more. Perhaps the most notable article in this issue is the page 4 item: "The Decision in the Toronto Fugitive Slave Case" which is the noted case of John Anderson, about which much is written on the internet. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:03

$46.00
174191

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT of 1850 Pasees U.S. Senate in a Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720246774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 16, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 * Passes the United States Senate * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate. The back page has a brief yet noteworthy report headed: "The Fugitive Slave Bill" with the text noting: "The enrolled bill entitled ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:01

$144.00
174186

CONFEDERATE Abraham Lincoln & John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROC. 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720245695

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 23, 1861 * President Abraham Lincoln * re. Emancipation Proclamation * General John C. Fremont A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Our Correspondence--From Norfolk " "From Arkansas--Graphic Sketch of the Great Battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's Troops" "A Desperate Expedient" "The Distinction between Aliens & Citizens" "Sales of Negroes" includes a brief list; and more, including five ads under the "Runaways" heading. Civil War coverage continues on the inside pages with: "Testaments & Tracts for Soldiers" "The Affair at Lewinsville"; two General Orders signed by F. S. Armistead and Thos. G. Rhett; "Ar... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:58

$114.00
174182

re JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720244273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 2 has a number of nice accounts of events leading to the Civil War and the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "State Of The Union" "The John Brown Sympathy in New England" "...What is Thought of its Course in the Harper's Ferry Affair--Coppie Believed to be the Murderer of Mr. Beckham...John Brown Did Not Kiss a Black Baby on His Way to the Gallows..." "Letter From Cook and Coppie on Their Attempted Escape" "The Body of John E. Cook" and even more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$32.00
174181

SOUTHERN SECESSION Pre Civil War Tensions - Abraham Lincoln Elect 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352567271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 27, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect * Alabama secession from the Union * Pre Civil War tensions over slavery Among the ftpg. column heads: "THE DISUNION TROUBLES" "Tribulation Of the Administration" "An Enabling Bill for New Mexico with a Slavery Clause" "The South Carolina Commissioners in Washington" "Alabama Decides For Secession" and an interesting article; "Mr. Lincoln Encounters A Secessionist". Page 4 has much as well including: "Southern Trade--Its Amount & Comparative Value" "The Cuban Slave-Trade" "Conflicting Authorities on the Slave Trade" among other items. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$34.00
174088

BATTLE OF SHILOH Tennessee & Yorktown VA Virginia MAPS 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709345535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862 * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee * Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "The Position Before Yorktown" with much detail. One column heads on the front page include: "The War For The Union" "Gen. Hunter's Dept." "Emancipation In The District" "From Fortress Monroe" "The Attack Upon Yorktown" "Detention of the Merrimac by the Story" and more. Page 5 has a diagram of: "The Rebel Floating Battery at Island No. 10" with related reports (see). And the back page has three illustrations concerning the Battle of Shiloh, headed: "The Pittsburg Battle-Field" (see). Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good co... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2019 15:34

$58.00
173915

JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV - U.S. ARSENAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702026025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 21, 1859 * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV The front page has over a full column taken up with reports on the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown with heads: "The Excitement and Alarm In Virginia" "Affairs at Charlestown" and subheads: "Our Richmond Despatch" "Alarm Movements--The South Is Ready for Action" "Preparations For Defence" "Urging on the Sentence" Foreigners & the Harper's Ferry Foray" "The Truth of History--The Pottawatomie Massacre". More concerning John Brown on page 4. Eight pages, irregular at the spine from disbinding, otherwise good.

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Ends August 02, 2019 09:02

$29.00
173787

Rare KIT CARSON Fights Navajo Indians in New Mexico 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Although much of the front page is taken up with various reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" (see photos for full report), reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 killed & over 20 wounded...". The front page has the endorsement of President Abraham Lincoln's famous rally letter, which defended his Emancipation Proclamation, by the members of the Syracuse Convention. This letter was read at the convention held the day prior in Springfield, Missouri. Eight pages, minima... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:19

$42.00
173771

CREOLE American Slave Ship Revolt CASE Black Insurrection Mutiny 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696149236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, January 1, 1842 * Creole slavery slaves uprising * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny The back page has: "Brig Creole" which is a report on the "Creole Case", the result of an American slave revolt in November on board the Creole, a ship involved in the U. S. slave trade. As 128 slaves gained freedom after the Africans ordered the ship sailed to Nassau, it has been termed the "most successful slave revolt in US history". Two persons died as a result of the revolt, a black slave and a white slave trader. The report mentions in part: "...that Capt. Ensor has recovered so far...Two of the mutineers had died in jail from their wounds. The following is the list of the owners of the sl... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 07:32

$33.00
173683

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

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

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173391

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Track & Field Wins GOLD Medals 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685167258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:30

$82.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
173314

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307989326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 7 has one column headings: "Activity In The Slave Trade" "Capture of Two More Slavers--The Erie and Storm King" "Nearly Fifteen Hundred [Blacks] Found on Board" (see photo). This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, archival strengthening along the margins, printing flaw within mentioned article (see), a little spine wear.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:50

$37.00
173256

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN 1st Black Woman Jane Bolin Sworn In Judge 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304985448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1939 * Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC) * 1st African-American black Woman The top of page 7 has a very notable item, being a report of the first African-American woman judge in the United States. The article features a photo of Jane Bolin being sworn into office, headed: "Mayor Swears In [Black] Woman as Judge; Summons Her to Office, Then Breaks News". The article begins: "Told by telephone that Mayor LaGuardia wanted to see her yesterday...Miss Jane M. Bolin obeyed the summons, wondering what the Mayor wished to speak to her about and got one of the surprises of her life when he swore her in as the first [Black] woman justice of the Domestic Relations Court..." with much more on her li... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 15:14

$87.00
173246

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304429000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate (consuming all of page 1 & most of page 2), with page 3 mostly taken up with reports headed: "Congress--In Senate" and further on: "Hou... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 15:00

$4,600.00
172778

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. I Have A Dream Speech MARCH on Washington 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392293190417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 28, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. * March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom * "I Have A Dream" speech fame Near the bottom of the front page is a six column headline concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "100,000 Turn Out For Capital March Before Noon" with subheads and related photo. It was at this march where Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his immortal "I have a dream..." speech (not included here). A rare same-day report of this significant event as most newspapers reported it on the 29th. Complete with 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:35

$78.00
172676

KENNY WASHINGTON 1st African American NFL Football Black Signer 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372663743708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 22, 1946 * Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier * NFL football signs it's 1st African American player * Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis) The front page of the sport's section has a one column photo with small heading: "Signed by Rams" (see) The next page has a one column heading: "Rams Sign [Black] Star" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Kenneth S. Washington (August 31, 1918 – June 24, 1971) was a professional football player who was the first African-American to sign a contract with a National Football League team in the modern (post-World War II) era.

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Ends June 02, 2019 07:28

$82.00
172623

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 7, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America 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. Rarely found today. All of the front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 contains a report headed: "From Rebel Papers, Charlestown, South Carolina, Oct. 7" and one with a Boston dateline which includes: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., President of the American Congress & first Major-General of the militia of this State...his arrival was ma... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:01

$395.00
172622

VERY Rare & Early AMERICAN Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1740 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). This issue is among the earliest American newspapers we have offered. Not surprisingly much of the news on the front page is from London & other parts of Europe, however there are reports datelined: "Philadelphia" and "New York"... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:00

$3,540.00
172535

13th THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT Abolition of Slavery 1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution * 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted. It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes a theme of agitation upon a subject of the eterna... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172438

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
172381

SLAVER STORM KING Afrcian Slaves Trade Ship Kongo Blacks ESCAPE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279456977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * re. Slaver Storm King escape * Indictment of officers The back page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade In New York" "The Escape of the Alleged Slaver Storm King...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaw near beginning the mentioned report (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:46

$28.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172175

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Miss Anderson Sings To 75,000 In Washington" See image for brief report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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 present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Great condition as such, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$40.00
172128

FATS WALLER Thomas Wright Jazz Pianist & Composer DEATH 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1943 * American jazz pianist & composer * Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller death Page 27 has one column headings: "T. W. (FATS) WALLER PIANIST, COMPOSER" "Noted Negro Artist of Stage, Screen and Radio Dies on Train at Age 39" with one column photo of Waller. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than in... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$44.00
172119

BLACK BASEBALL LEAGUE w/ Early Satchel Paige Pitcher Rpt. 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648213151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1937 * Rare black baseball league report * Early Satchel Paige as pitcher The sports page (pg. 29) has a one column wide report headed: "[Black] Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paige, generally regarded as the greatest of [black] pitchers. Paige did well in his own right, striking out eight batters & yielding only one base on balls..." with more. Paige is also listed in the battery in the box score (see photos). This was when Paige was playing for the Dominican Republic team. An early report on one of the most famous of all African-American ba... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:44

$52.00
172027

BOBBY GRIER Breaks Color Barrier at SUGAR BOWL College Football 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1956 * Bobby Grier breaks color barrier * 1956 Sugar Bowl classic * Georgia Tech vs. Pitt The top of page 23 has a two column heading: "Tainted Tech Tally Beats Pitt Team, 7-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) Other major bowl games reported as well. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikiedpia notes: Bobby Grier was the first African American football player to break the color barrier of the United States collegiate Sugar Bowl game, in 1956, which is held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Particularly in the deep South, the mid-1950s was a period of strident racial segregation for sports, as well as other areas of life. At the time, Grier's part... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:51

$67.00
172015

SOUTHERN ARMAGEDDON ? Bobby Grier & Marvin Griffin re. Sugar Bowl 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1955 * Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin * Southern Armageddon at Sugar Bowl ? * Bobby Grier - 1st African American ? The sport's section (page 33) has a two column heading: "Governor's Bowl Stand Is Opposed by Regents" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
171923

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

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 April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171908

MARYVILLE MO Missouri Raymond Gunn BLACK Schoolhouse Lynching 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639147163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1931 * Raymond Gunn lynching * Maryville MO Missouri * Burned atop a schoolhouse Page 3 has one column headlines: "BURNS [BLACK] KILLER ON VICTIM'S SCHOOL" "Maryville (Mo.) Mob Chains Teacher's Slayer on Roof and Fire Razes the Building" "Troops Remain Inactive" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of black Raymond Gunn in Maryville, Missouri. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1931, a notorious lynching occurred in Maryville when a mob burned alive African American Raymond... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 14:53

$50.00
171413

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622281880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping * Harlem Negro mobster leader The front page has a one column heading: "RICH NEGRO SEIZED FOR $50,000 RANSOM" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. 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 conviction of Peter H. Matthews in 1915. Holstein became known as the "Bolito King".

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:43

$40.00
171399

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions 1st w/ BLACK Player 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct.7, 1947 * New York Yankees Win World Series (Champions) * First World Series to include an African American * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES; MacPHAIL RETIRES" with subheads, related photos and box scores. Another related photo on the back page. This was the first World Series to include an African-American in Jackie Robinson. Complete with 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:34

$62.00
171314

JACKIE ROBINSON First 1st Hit by a Black in MLB Baseball History 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620368238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1947 * Jackie Robinson gets 1st hit in MLB * 1st Negro baseball player * Texas City explosion disaster Page 29 has a one column heading: "Rookie Helps Dodgers Cuff Braves, 12-6" with box scores. Text includes: "Infielder Jackie Robinson collected his first safety in a National league game..." (see) This was Robinson's first ever hit in MLB and it was a bunt. This is actually the first hit by a African American in Major League Baseball as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reporteda in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:34

$56.00
171204

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery The top of page 5 has: "Exciting Fugitive Case In Troy - Arrest of a Virginia Runaway - His Release and Escape Through the Efforts of a Mob". This is the case of fugitive slave Charles Nalle. Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Page 2 of the "Supplement" issue which is attached has: "The Tenure by Which Slaves are Held" part of which notes: "...You very properly rebuke the South...for endeavoring to place their slaves, so-called, in the false position of property, & upon the same political footing with 'lands, horses, mules and hogs.' It must be apparent even... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$138.00
171170

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614857842

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, rag edition in nice condition. 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 conviction of Peter H. Matthews in 1915. Holstein became known as the... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:26

$40.00
171135

JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier 1st BLACK Brooklyn Dodgers 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614835741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1946 * Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier * Organized professional baseball 1st Black Although Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play a major league game in 1947, he had already broken another significant color barrier the year prior as a member of the Montreal Royals, the AAA farm team of the Dodgers. As noted in Wikipedia: "Robinson made his Royals debut at Daytona Beach's City Island Ballpark on March 17, 1946, in an exhibition game against the team's parent club, the Dodgers. Robinson thus simultaneously became the first black player to openly play for a minor league team and against a major league team since the de facto baseball color line had been implemente... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:04

$88.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170634

LYNCHING OF WILLIE EARLE Greenville SC South Carolina Lynched MOB 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597455559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1947 * Lynching of Willie Earle * Greenville, South Carolina The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "UNMASKED MOB LYNCHES [BLACK] HOLDUP SUSPECT" with subhead and small related map. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Willie Earle at Greenville, South Carolina. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The lynching of Willie Earle took place in Greenville, South Carolina on February 16, 1947 when Willie Earle, a 24-year-old black man, was arrested, taken from his jail cell and murdered. It is considered the last racially motivated lynching to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$44.00
170625

Pre Civil War SOUTHERN CONVENTION Slavery Slaves & Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859 * Southern slavery - slaves * Pre Civil War convention Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:28

$30.00
170475

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170435

INDIANOLA TX Texas Yankee Union Occupation CIVIL WAR 1864 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372586801732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 20, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Interesting News from Havana, New Orleans and Texas" "Occupation of Indianola, Texas, by Our Troops" "Important From Tennessee--Capture off the Rebel General Vance & His Adjutant" Official Dispatch fro General Grant" "Return of Prisoner Captured at Moorefield Junction--Negro Troops in the Rebel Service" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor staining, a ftpg. printing error, generally good.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:36

$28.00
170341

Early WESTERN EXPANSION Creating Cities & Emancipation of SLAVES 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226180894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 * Western emigration * Emancipation of slaves A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territories...". The lengthy article is very descriptive of Stuebenville, Marietta, Zanesville, Wooster, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, Vincennes, Shawneetown, Kaskaskia, Edwardsville, and Detroit. Also inside is half a page on: "Emancipation of the Blacks" which concerns: "...the object of the soci... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:40

$36.00
170213

Early JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Mention NEGRO Sport's Star 1939 Newspaper UCLA BRUINS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372578033633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939 * Jackie Robinson 1st mention * UCLA Bruins college football * 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a multi-sport standout. The bottom of page 2 of this section has a very discrete and somewhat brief article with a small one column heading: "Oregon Beaten, 16 to 6" The article includes: "A tremendous forward pass by Kenny Washington to his Negro halfback companion, Jackie Robinson, good for sixty-six yards...." Complete section 2 (sports only) with 12 pa... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2019 14:55

$40.00
170181

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection Invasion ARREST 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576028915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily" (see). Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine causes some text loss but not remotely close to the noted articles.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:24

$38.00
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Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196976382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Among the various articles within: "The Aspiring Negro" "Negromania" "Strength of the Confederate Armies--The Starvation Theory Exploded" "War News of the Week" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition. 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 the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Un... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:49

$37.00
169266

1940 Terror Plot Exposed "Christian Front" Members Captured San. Fran. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193703532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Jan. 15, 1940 * Terrorist plot to overthrow the United States government * Dramatic headline... weapons seized * The radical group: "The Christian Front" The front page has a 3-line banner heading: "It Didn't Happen Here! G-MEN BLAST REVOLT PLOT!," with subheads: "A Conspiracy Fails," "12 Congressmen 'Marked for Death'; G-Men Seize Guns," "Guns Stolen From Army Arsenal Found; Terrorists Planned to War on Jews, Captured Utilities," with much to follow. The dramatic headline visually captures the fear of conspiracies, attacks, and overthrows that were prevalent during this tumultuous time in history. Great for display. Complete in 22 pages, other news of the day including reports regarding WWII... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:04

$80.00
168645

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181308322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The front page has a great banner headline: "SOLDIERS KILL 2 IN LYNCH MOB" with subheads that include: "BALKED, RIOTERS DYNAMITE, BURN COURTHOUSE" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$56.00
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