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158761

LITTLE ROCK AR Pulaski County Arkansas NEGRO Lynching Mob Hanging 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128696594

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, May 5, 1927 * Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas * African American John Carter lynching Page 29 has one column headings that include: "LITTLE ROCK MOB LYNCHES A NEGRO" "Drags Body Through Street Behind Auto and Burns It in Colored Quarter" "Youth Alleged to Have Confessed Attack on White Woman and Her Daughter" and more. (see) First report coverage lynching of John Carter at Little ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:45

$42.00
157610

DALTON GA Whitfield County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1936 Detroit Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089728855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 7, 1936 * A.L. McCamy Negro lynching * Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia The front page has a small one column heading: "Suspect in Attack Lynched by Mob" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro A. L. McCamy in Dalton, Georgia Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning & a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:27

$40.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
155737

CAB CALLOWAY Cotton Club Harlem Band Leader Jazz Scat Singer DEATH1994 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019928739

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 20, 1994 * Cab Calloway death (1st report) * African American jazz - scat singer * Cotton Club, Harlem, New York City Neat the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Cab Calloway, Legendary Hi De Ho Man of Jazz, Dies" with photo. (See) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry. The complete first section with pages 1-44, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:31

$56.00
155535

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015964788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred Page 3 has a one column heading: "VIGILANTES URGED FOR SHELBYVILLE" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipe... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:17

$44.00
154795

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980914957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, November 17, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "SULTAN FLEES TO SAVE LIFE" with subhead. (see) Other news, sport and advertismeents of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:39

$35.00
153529

JACKIE ROBINSON DEATH Baseball Brooklyn Dodgers 1st Negro 1972 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756541503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 * Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st African-American to play MLB baseball * 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see) Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:40

$39.00
153380

FATHER DIVINE African Americans Pilgrimage Peace Mission Movement 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747647268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936 * Father Divine's pilgrimage * African American spiritual leader * International Peace Mission movement The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 sub... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:28

$34.00
153309

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911380559

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 13, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This is one of just a few titles in the South which printed "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline (see). Among the ftpg. articles are: "From Richmond--Good News From Mobile--Defeat of Banks' Army--Great Loss of the Enemy" "From Dalton. Arrest of a Yankee Female--Affairs in the Southwest" "The Soldiers at Branchville" "Fort Sumter" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements including "$50 Reward" for a runaway slave, also: "Slave Labor For the Coast" and others. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, one discrete archival mend to the back, nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:26

$129.00
152565

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM DEATH 1st Black Woman in Congress & Pres Candidate 2005


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880428607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005 * Death of Shirley Chisholm * 1st African American Woman elected to United States Congress * 1st Black to be a major party (Democratic Party) nominee for President of the United States Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. This also includes a 6 1/2 x 4 /12 photo and a smaller more curr... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:31

$225.00
152229

UNCF United Negro College Fund Black Students Schoarships FOUNDED 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707680620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1944 * UNCF founded * United Negro College Fund starts Page 17 has brief, discrete but eventful article with one column headings: "Drive To Open Wednesday" "United Negro College Fund Seeks to Raise $1,500,000" See image for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition, light staining on front page, nice condition.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:30

$48.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

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 CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
151484

RINGGOLD LA Bienville Parish Louisiana NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371844495235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1933 * Nelson Nash, Negro lynching - hanging * Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana Page 4 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN LOUISIANA SLAYING" "Police Say Prisoner Confessed Killing of Bank Cashier, Who Died Protecting His Wife" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Nelson Nash in Ringgold, Louisiana. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:33

$44.00
151213

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837068803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864 * Rare rebel title There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Death of a Promising Young Marylander" with various other tidbits throughout the page. Plus there is more on the Civil War on the back page of this single sheet newspaper, including: "The Spring Campaign--Its Importance & Prospects--General Grant on the Road to Richmond--What is Before Us" and "Negro Equality in the North" "The Question In Congress--Yankee Senators Decla... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:30

$122.00
150893

JIMMY STEWART Movie Film Actor as World War II PILOT Over Germany 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391665068650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1944 * Jimmy Stewart as a World War II pilot * American Hollywood movie actor Page 3 has a small, rather inconspicuous report of famed actor Jimmy Steward co-piloting a Liberator plane over Germany. Headed: "Stewart Co-Pilot in New Attack" it includes: "Maj. Jimmy Stewart, former film star, led one group of Liberators over Oberpfaffenhofen today, traveling in the lead plane as co-pilot..." with a bit more (see). Rare to find mention of Jimmy Stewart from the war years. I suspect this publication is one of the few to report him as a pilot given the small, inside report here. In addition to his distinguished acting career, he had a noted military career as a Wor... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2017 12:34

$46.00
150314

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Fall of New Orleans LA 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648313611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, May 8, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * Fall of New Orleans * Jefferson Davis Proclamation The ftpg. has: "The Northern Congress - The Negro Question Again" and: "From Nashville--Army of Occupation--Loyalty of the Native Citizens--Yankees Have a Hard Road to Travel". Page 2 has: "New Orleans Before the Surrender" "The Surrender of Fort Macon" "The Monitor & the Virginia [Merrimac]" which begins: "Many persons wonder why the Monitor when she had crippled the Merrimac in their first encounter, did not pursue & sink her before she could reach Norfolk...". The back page includes a: "PROCLAMATION By the President, to the People of the Confederate States of Ame... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:56

$120.00
150114

KIRBYVILLE TX Jasper County Texas NEGRO Lynching Lynched Hanging 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371806955336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1934 * Negro lynching hanging - Son Griggs * Kirbyville, Jasper County, Texas The back page has small one column headings: "HANG, SHOOT, DRAG NEGRO" "Texas Mob Lynches Prisoner Arrested With White Woman" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Son Griggs at Kirbyville, Texas. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. 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 to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2017 13:58

$37.00
149263

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781102032

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 19, 1933. * George Armwood Negro lynched * Princess Anne, Maryland * Last lynching in the state The front page has a one column heading: "Demands Quick Action to Round Up Lynchers" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:41

$40.00
148555

JAMES EARL RAY Martin Luther King Jr. Assassin SENTENCED 1969 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371762904613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer, New York, March 11, 1969 * James Earl Ray sentenced to 99 years * Martin Luther King Jr. murderer Above the masthead is a six column headline: "Ray Sentence Leaves Many Queries Unanswered" with caption: "Mrs.King Dissatisfied On Outcome" Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:56

$30.00
148385

EARL WILSON Boston Red Sox throws 1st African American NO-HITTER 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371759024983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 27, 1962 * Earl Wilson throws no-hitter * Boston Red Sox * 1st African American in AL * Major League Baseball - MLB The very top of the front page has a banner headline: "Wilson Hurls No-Hitter for Boston Red Sox" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Boston Red Sox pitcher, Earl Wilson, pitching the very no-hitter for an African American in American League history. Nice to have in a publication close to Boston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: On June 26, 1962, at Fenway Park, Wilson no-hit the Los Angeles Angels 2-0 and helped his o... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2016 12:56

$56.00
148264

ST. JOSEPH MO Missouri NEGRO Lynching & Verne C. Miller MURDER 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391584754042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1933. * Lloyd Warner Negro lynching * St. Joseph MO Missouri * Verne C. Miller slaying * Gangster era gunman - bootlegger The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "MISSOURI OPENS LYNCHING INQUIRY" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the lynching of Negro Lloyd Warner in St. Joseph, Missouri. The back page has a one column heading: "MILLER, GUNMAN, SLAIN IN DETROIT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the murder on Verne C. Miller, prohibition era gunman. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2016 15:21

$34.00
148134

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Alabama Negro Haywood Patterson DEATH Sentence 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371750278902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1933 * Scottsboro Boys rape case * Haywood Patterson death sentence The front page has a one column heading: "SCOTTSBORO NEGRO AGAIN CONDEMNED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Haywood Patterson sentenced to death for rape in the famous Scottsboro Boys case. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libra... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2016 15:01

$34.00
148018

FORT SMITH ARKANSAS Hangings Executions Judge Isaac Parker 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748060329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 4, 1875 * Fort Smith, Arkansas * Hangings - executions (6) * Judge Isaac Parker Page 2 has a very brief and discrete report under "Latest General News" that reads in full: "Three white men, two Cherokee Indians and one negro were hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas, yesterday" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:25

$28.00
147972

VERY Rare CONFEDERATE Memphis Civil War 1864 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747153419

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

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:38

$236.00
147957

ALAMO TN Crockett County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747129119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 29, 1929 * Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee The front page has a brief article heading: "Negro Lynched by Mob After Woman Attack" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:09

$34.00
145315

JAMES MONROE State of the Union Address & MISSOURI Statehood ? 1819 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391485217173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 10, 1819 * President James Monroe * State of the Union Address * Missouri statehood ? The front page begins with a report on the: "Missouri Bill" noting in part: "...in relation to the introduction of slavery in the new states beyond the Mississippi...". Ultimately the discussion would result in the "Missouri Compromise" whereby Missouri would join s a slave state, and Maine as a free state. Over half of page 2 is taken up with the President's annual state of the union address signed in type by the President: James Monroe.

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Ends July 16, 2016 15:25

$38.00
143687

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO Missouri Negro Lynching Mob LYNCHED Hung 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610217741

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1925 * Walter Mitchell Negro lynching - hanging * Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri Page 2 has a banner heading: "Lynching Of Negro Will Not Be Investigated By Missouri Authorities" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the depression era lynching in the Midwest. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, some margin wear, mainly along the spine, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The day of August 6, 1925, proved to be one of Excelsior Springs darkest moments. This day was when the lynching of 33-year-old Walter Mitchell occurred, and he was hung from a tree beside the Wabash railroad tracks. The... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:15

$37.00
143326

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434041867

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

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:16

$93.00
142888

Rare NORWALK Huron County OHIO SS Austria Disaster & Comet Donati 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589764926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1858 * Rare title The ftpg. has over 2 12 columns on the: "Destruction of The Steamer Austria by Fire!" "Terrible Loss of Human Life!" in which 449 lost their lives (see hyperlink for more). Also on the ftpg. is an editorial on: "The Fugitive Slave Law" as well as: "Professor Mitchell on the Comet" which is a nice item on Donati's Comet, taking nearly a full column (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:43

$29.00
142287

18th Century PHILADELPHIA Government ? & John Wesley 1788 Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407301531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 * Anglican minister John Wesley * Government to be in Philly ? Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see). The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...". Four pages, great condition.

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Ends April 14, 2016 08:16

$48.00
142257

MARY WHITE OVINGTON Suffragist & NAACP Leader NEGROES in College 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391404659367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE YORK TIMES, December 28, 1928 * Mary White Ovington - American suffragist * NAACP co-founder - civil rights organization * Negroes are capable of learning in colleges Page 12 has a one column heading: "FINDS NEGRO PROVES CAPABLE IN COLLEGE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Mary White Ovington, NAACP leader, proclaiming that Negroes are just as capable of learning in American universities as white students. 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 sub... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2016 15:42

$34.00
140571

PIKEVILLE TN Bledsoe County Tennessee NEGRO Lynching James Scales 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538371438

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1944 * James T. Scales, Pikeville, Tennessee lynching * Great World War II coverage The back page has one column headings: "YOUTH IS LYNCHED AT A REFORMATORY" "Negro Taken From Tennessee Jail and Shot After Warden's Daughter Is Slain" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro teen James T. Scales in Pikeville, Tennessee. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout including much on World War II. Complete in 34 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 subsc... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2016 06:40

$47.00
140226

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364539136

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 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:21

$39.00
139880

Illustrated Mammoth CIRCUS Advertisement 1846 Old Salem Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371521364302

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846 * Illustrated circus advertisement * 19th century Salem, Massachusetts Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance." News of the day includes: "Dreadful Steamboat Disaster" "Charge Of Aiding In The Slave Trade" and more with some interesting advertisements. Trimmed close at the top and the right causing minor unrelated loss, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:32

$32.00
139779

JUDAICA Jewish Jews in America & NEGRO Boy for Sale Ad 1845 Wash. D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520025388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1845 * Judaica - Jewish * Slave for sale ad The front page has nearly half a column headed: "The Jews On The Continent" (see ) followed by an ad: "A Private Sale, a Negro Boy 18 years old...". Much other news of the day. Four pages, some front page staining & a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends January 28, 2016 08:21

$35.00
138051

DUCK HILL MS Mississippi Negroes Lynchings Bootjack McDaniels 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391316730566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 14, 1937. * Roosevelt Towns & Bootjack McDaniels Negro lynchings * Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi The back page has one column headings: "LYNCHERS TORTURE, BURN TWO NEGROES" "Mississippi Mob Takes Two Prisoners From Officers Outside of Court House" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Roosevelt Towns and Bootjack McDaniels at Duck Hill, Mississippi. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cot... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2015 15:11

$42.00
136774

USS OHIO United States Navy Launching & SLAVER SHIPS Captured 1820 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454686616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 3, 1820 * USS Ohio launching - United States Navy * African slave trade - slavers ships captured The front page has: "The Infamous Trade" beginning: "Ten slave vessels had been captured by the U.S. ship Cyane..." with some details (see). Most of the issue is taken up with: ":Mr. Baldwin's Speech on the Tariff". The back page has a brief item beginning: "The U.S. ship of the line 'Ohio' was launched at New York on Tuesday last...She glided into the water in a majestic stile and no accident occurred..." (see). Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 18... See More  

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