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168580

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection w/ Robert E. Lee 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508479858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 21, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Early Robert E. Lee mention Page 5 has nearly a full column reporting on the slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, led by John Brown. The top of a column has: "The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry". The report begins: "Col. Lee, with his troops, has returned from the valley. All quiet there. He found Garrett's family safe..." followed by several other reports. Note: The Col. Lee reference is none other than Robert E. Lee. Uncommon to find Lee's name in most Harper's Ferry reports. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$48.00
168308

FREDERICK DOUGLASS National Union Southern Loyalists Convention 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172074476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1866 * Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia * Considerable anti-black sentiment in the reporting * Mention of Frederick Douglass The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Loyalists' Convention" held in Philadelphia, with subheads: "The Hon. James Speed Elected President--His Address to the Delegates...Andrew Johnson's Policy Declared Fatal to the Loyal South--Speeches of Gov. Lane, Gen. Burnside...Frederick Douglass, and Others...Spirit of the Northern Convention" and more (see). A few bits note: "...Frederick Douglass excited quite an interest. As the delegates were leaving the Square he and Theodore Tilton walked arm in arm..." and near the end: "...Gov. Curtin... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:29

$68.00
168159

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494721321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details (see). Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:22

$46.00
167975

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372486794156

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, August 28, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. * March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom * "I Have A Dream" speech fame The front page has three column heading concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "Over 200,000 Marchers Converge on Washington" 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 6 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:36

$62.00
167791

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina FALL OF SAVANNAH Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 28, 1864 * Fall of Savannah GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Wilmington--Attack of the Enemy" "From Richmond" which includes two dispatches reporting on battles, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. One of Lee's dispatches ends with: "...Our troops are bearing fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. The damage to the works can soon be repaired. Many bridges & d... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:41

$335.00
167779

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
167241

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1860 * Southern crisis - Secession options * Abraham Lincoln as president elect From a few months before the outbreak of the Civil War, the front page has: "The Southern Excitement" "Condition of Public Sentiment in the Slave States" "The Union Element Showing Itself". More similar reports on 4. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:42

$34.00
167160

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA First Integration w/ Afrcian Americans 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456718587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 11, 1961 * Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes * University of Georgia 1st African-American students The front page has a one column heading: "2 Negroes in Classes; All is Quiet" with related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Hunter-Gault was born to US Army Chaplain Charles S.H. Hunter Jr., and Althea Ruth Brown in Due West, South Carolina. She spent most of her childhood in Covington, Georgia, and attended Henry McNeal Turner High School in Atlanta. In 1961 Hunter-Gault and Hamilton E. Holmes were the ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:31

$40.00
167122

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition Page 7 has one column headings: "NEGRO CONSPIRACY" "Organized Movement Against the Whites in Tennessee" "Arrest and Lynching of Sixteen of the Ringleaders" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE OGALLALAS" "Custer's Discoveries in Their Ancient Territory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167101

JAMES BUCHANAN Presidential State of the Union Address w/ Slavery 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134327716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1860 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Much on tensions in the South All of page 4 & a portion of pg. 5 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type by: James Buchanan. This was his annual state-of-the-union address, the last before the outbreak of the Civil War. Given the period, there is much concerning the growing divisions between the North & South. Following Buchanan's address are various reports from the military as well as a report headed: "African Slave Trade" which begins: "During the past year the suppression of the African slave trade has received attention & the work has been prosecuted with vigor..." with muc... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:35

$47.00
166993

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. This is a particularly significant issue... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:05

$188.00
166983

MARTIN LUTHER KING Enters National Stage Bus Segregation ALABAMA 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449596141

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, 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 three column heading: "South's 'Jim Crow' Buses Hit" with: "No Trouble in Montgomery" Page 3 has: "Montgomery Reports No Trouble" and "Integration Edict Studied" 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. ... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:00

$62.00
166586

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slave Ship Captured w/ 400 Negroes 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849. Also at the bottom of the pg: "Slaver Captured" which reports on the ship Goodwin with 400 slaves on board (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$68.00
166382

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE "Chiefly About War Matters" First 1st Printing 1863 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 * Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters" * an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man" * same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables" When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his masterpiece, "The Scarlet Letter," which was very critical of Puritanical New England morays and hypocrisy. However, his pen also took a shot at supporters of the American Civil War with his noteworthy, but less recognized, "Chiefly About War-Matters" (signed using the pen name "A Peaceable Man"), which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly of July, ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:46

$300.00
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166033

Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis TN at Greneda MS w/ ANTIETAM Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862 * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run * Battle of Antietam If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the "Memphis Appeal" newspaper would not continue under Yankee control. As Wikipedia notes: "...On June 6, 1862, the presses and plates were loaded into a boxcar and moved to Grenada, Mississippi, where it published for some time. T... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$360.00
165911

Rare CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Fort Sumter Attack CLOSE 1861 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401171391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, March 29, 1861 * From the origin of the Civil War just prior to the outbreak South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union which it did on Dec. 20, 1860. Plus the war began in Charleston harbor with the bombing of Fort Sumter just two weeks after the date of this issue. The front page has: "United States Army & Navy News" among other items. Page 2 has nearly a full column: "The Abolition Regime" with subheads: "Wow Lincoln Exhibits his Firmness--A Second Jackson About the Spoils--The Fott Sumter Game--Clumsy Diplomacy--The Safety of the South Lies in her Strength--The Abolitionists at Last Realizing Southern Independence--the Old Domin... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:16

$144.00
165900

Negro Jockey ISSAC BURNS MURPHY Wins Kentucky Derby KINGMAN Horse 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, May 14, 1891 * 1891 Kentucky Derby victory * Issac Burns Murphy - Negro jockey Inside has a report of the running of the 1891 Kentucky Derby, won by the horse Kingman, ridden by Hall of Fame African-American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy. The pg. 7 heads note: "Kingman's Easy Triumph" "He Wins the Kentucky Derby by Scarcely More Than a Canter" "No Match For Him Was In The Race" & more. The article takes most of a column. Complete in 8 pages, this issue has a loose at the spine with various shipping & some loss at the spine but nothing affecting the mentioned report. There are also other other margin tears.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:09

$83.00
165708

JACK JOHNSON Boxer Arrested Lucille Cameron White Girl Mann Act 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096270814

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, NY, Oct. 18, 1912 * Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ * 1st Black American to hold title (1910) * Racially motivated arrest for allegedly violating the Mann Act Page 5 has: "JACK JOHNSON WATCHED," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "influence" over Lucile Cameron - who would later become his wife. The telling subheads include: "Police Take White Girl, Once Cashier in His Cafe," "HER MOTHER'S PLEA VAIN," and "Negro Fighter's Influence Over Lucile Cameron Overcomes Parent's Prayer." Much text to follow, including excerpts from her mother's plea. History would show the arrest to have been racially ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:41

$135.00
165422

ARTURO ALFONSO SCHOMBURG Puerto Rico African History Harlem DEATH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372381508585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1938 * Arturo Alfonso Schomburg death (1st report) * Puerto Rican Rico historian - writer - activist The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "A. A. SCHOMBURG, 64, SCHOLAR, CURATOR" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, also Arthur Schomburg was a historian, writer, and activist. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican of African and German descent who moved to the United States and researched and raised awareness... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:40

$37.00
165274

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085398947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1937 * Henry Ossawa Tanner death * African-American painter - artist The top of page 26 has a one column heading: "HENRY O. TANNER, PAINTER, WAS 78" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Henry Ossawa Tanner, painting artist who was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:29

$47.00
165156

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Birmingham Alabama Campaign ARRESTED 1963 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084204101

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 13, 1963 * Martin Luther King Jr. arrested * Birmingham civil rights campaign * Southern Christian Leadership Conference The front page has a one column heading: "Arrest No. 13 For Rev. King" Civil unrest in Birmingham would continue for weeks with many confrontations between black youth and white civic authorities. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:03

$47.00
165049

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

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

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
164679

MARIAN ANDERSON Black Singer Lincoln Memorial Concert Fame DEATH 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474368

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

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:47

$78.00
164594

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335606119

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

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:32

$88.00
164327

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392056327866

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

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:29

$48.00
164276

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055645575

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

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:39

$125.00
164259

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320174023

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

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:34

$83.00
164070

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313066152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 6, 1957 * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a four column headline: "School Board Asks U. S. Judge For A 'Temporary Suspension' Of Integration At Little Rock" with subheads. (see) This report concern the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50 pages, light toning at the margins, binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:51

$46.00
164068

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049370426

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

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:49

$40.00
164033

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372312132053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1940 * Booker T. Washington * First African-American on a postage stamp * Philatelic, stamp collecting interest Page 21 has a report announcing what would be the first African-American to appear on a United States postage stamp, the article is headed: "Farley Sells First. B. T. Washington Stamp And Lauds 'Negro Moses' at Tuskegee." (see) The dateline of the article (see) is April 7, and history notes that it was on April 7, 1940 that this stamp was first issued, as part of the "Famous Americans" series. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2018 14:51

$52.00
163762

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303418276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1933 * Norman Thibodeaux - Negro * Lynching mob escape ? The top of the back page has a one column heading: "MOB VICTIM TELLS OF BEING 'LYNCHED'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Norman Thibodeaux, 19 year old Negro, claiming he escaped a lynch mob in New Orleans, Louisiana. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the top margin, generally nice.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:30

$40.00
163463

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033135897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 17, 1943 * Beaumont, Texas racial riots * Marianna, Florida negro lynching The back page has two column headings: "Texas City Under Martial Law As Races Clash in Beaumont Riots" "Negro's Attack on Woman Starts Violence in Which White Man Is Killed and Work at Shipyard Halted" Also a small one column heading: "Florida Prisoner Killed" First report coverage on the lynching of Cellos Harrison in Marianna, Florida. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues... See More  

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:43

$40.00
163168

PATTERSON V. ALABAMA Scottsboro Boys U.S. Supreme Court Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281816314

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1935 * Patterson v. Alabama decision * United States Supreme Court case * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Jury of African-Americans The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW TRIAL ORDERED BY SUPREME COURT IN SCOTTSBORO CASE" with subheads. (See) Much more on page 15 with complete text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Patterson v. Alabama was a United States Supreme Court case which held that an African-American defendant is denied due process rights if the jury pool excludes African-Americans.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:29

$42.00
162424

ZEBULON PIKE Mississippi River Exploration South Expedition 1806 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255469969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 25, 1806 * Zeb Pike Explores The Mississippi River Page 2 references: "...a letter from St. Louis...says Lieut. Pike returned a few since for reconnoitering the head waters of the Mississippi--All I can understand of his tour is, that the Mississippi heads out of a large lake, and runs a considerable distance very narrow and deep.--The climate very cold." Also an item concerning Commodore Truxton getting caught in "political intolerance" (see). A very brief report on the "Slave Trade". Four pages, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:19

$43.00
162302

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252897547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:55

$29.00
162072

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391996914121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 13, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery, Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. * 2nd march try - failure The top of the front page has a a four column headline: "President, Wallace Confer On Explosive Selma Crisis" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 08, 2018 16:13

$35.00
161637

MILLION MAN MARCH African Americans National Mall in Wash.D.C. 1995 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989649770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 * Million Man March * African Americans * Louis Farrakhan * National Mall - Wash. D.C. The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "Clinton Calls for End to Racism" with more. Coverage--with several more photos--carries over to pages 10-14 and 20+. The ftpg. features a nice color photo captioned: "In a view from the Washington Monument, throng of march participants stretches to the Capitol steps." The complete sections A,B & C only. Very nice conditio... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:28

$82.00
161545

Frigates USS CONSTELLATION vs. La Vengeance NAVY Battle Quasi-War 1800 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986983787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 4, 1800 * USS Constellation vs La Vengeance * United States vs. French Navy frigates Page 2 has a nice report on the naval battle between the USS Constellation and the French frigate La Vengeance, a single-ship action during the Quasi-War (see the web for details). It was a victory for the U.S. Navy however the report here implies it was a victory for the French (see). Page 2 also has a nice article concerning the capture of a slave ship: "...with 80 prime slaves on board...consist principally of boys and girls in good health, and were intended for sale at the Havanna..." with more. Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:45

$38.00
161330

MEHMED VI Abolition of the Last Ottoman Turkey Empire Sultanate 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372223761808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN IN FLIGHT ON BRITISH WARSHIP" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, a little irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2018 16:28

$38.00
161282

Early NOTRE DAME University Campus Print AD & Old West Crimes 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 * Old West stage coach robbery * University of Notre Dame The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...". "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads like a classic Wild West holdup, including: "...stopped by two men with shotguns & Wells, Fargo's & co.'s box demanded...". Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Also: "Death of a Noted Swindler" "New Way to Gamble" "Grant's Last Days". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:35

$33.00
160866

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972293396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG AND PUBLIC ADVERTISER, Nov. 21, 1862 * Rare from the capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. has: "Interesting Historical Relations --The Last Effort To Save The Union" Also within: "The End Not Yet" "From Fredericksburg" "Atrocities of the Enemy" "Latest From the North" "Programme of Rosecrans--Successful Dash Into Kentucky" "Progress of the War" and more. Slave-related ads also including: "500 Negroes Wanted". Four pages, large folio size, some minor margin ears, but of fold foxing to the ftpg.

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:27

$105.00
160057

Rare NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL Black Yankees 1943 WWII New York Times Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391951156870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1943 * New York Black Yankees vs. Cubans * Rare Negro League baseball reporting The sport's section (page 19) has one column headings: "CUBANS TURN BACK BLACK YANKEES, 10-2" "Capture Negro League Opener, Then Battle to 5-5 Tie" See photos for text and score graph here. Uncommon to find reporting on the less popular Negro Leagues during this time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends January 25, 2018 13:35

$47.00
159823

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372166653103

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:21

$58.00
159819

ABBEVILLE Henry County Jail Alabama NEGRO Lynching Hanging Mob 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391945533571

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). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 44 pages, rag edition in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2018 15:13

$42.00
159322

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150840080

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middelweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:16

$46.00
159100

KIRVIN Texas Negroes LYNCHINGS Burning Eula Ausley Rape & Murder 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391927341918

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1922 * Kirvin TX Texas Negroes lynchings * Eula Ausley rape and murder The front page has a one column heading: "MOB BURNS THREE NEGROES AT STAKE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Negro lynchings in Kirvin, Texas for the rape and murder of Eula Ausley. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends December 15, 2017 14:15

$44.00
159010

1967 CARL B. STOKES & Richard G. Hatcher African Americans Wins Mayor Elections


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135343625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 9, 1967 * Carl B. Stokes becomes 1st African-American mayor of a large U.S. city * Elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio * Richard G. Hatcher becomes 1st African American mayor of Gary, Indiana The front page has a four column heading: "Negro Elected Mayor in Gary, Ind.; Stokes Apparent Victor in Cleveland" First report coverage on the surprise victories of Carl B. Stokes in the race for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Richard D. Hatcher, an African-American as well, was also declared the winner in Gary, Indiana's mayoral race. It was the first time 2 African Americans won the mayoral race in cities with a population of more than 100,000. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:26

$68.00
158897

COMMONWEALTH V. AVES Transportation of Slaves Boston Girl Case 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923310230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1836 * Commonwealth v. Aves * Boston slave girl - Med Slater * Transportation of slaves The ftpg. has an item on the interment of Aaron Burr's remains. Inside has four pages of text concerning: "The Boston Save Case", being the case of the slaver girl Med. See Wikipedia for much more on this historic case, which established a precedent in law that slavery was local & liberty general. This precedent was widely appealed to by antislavery forces in their future litigation. Terrific detail in this report. Also in this issue: "Volunteers For Texas". Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, bit of light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:48

$39.00
158895

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the Wikipedia for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations..... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
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