eBay Listings Search Results

Web Results (1195) Listings on eBay (312)

Sort:

189436

CELEBRATING the Repeal of the Hated Stamp Act DISASTER 1767 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373538598868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 22, 1766  * Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration disaster The back page has a letter from Burlington, New  Jersey, offering thanks for the repeal of the hated Stamp Act. A portion includes: "...On hearing the joyful news of the repeal of the stamp act, about 3 half-barrels of powder were provided...a negro boy, seeing some powder scattered on the ground, scraped some of it together & set  fire to it...went off with a terrible explosion, tore the house to pieces..." with much more on the horrible consequences, including: "...two of those were supposed to be driven through the window into the air & were thrown a considerable distance from the house...". Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice cond... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 13, 2021 07:42

$38.00
189377

Runaway Slavery Advertisement & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373534032219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 21, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 17 illustrated ship ads and 1 slave related ad. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, light damp stain at the upper right corner, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 09, 2021 08:10

$39.00
189297

18th Century SLAVERY Related Advertisement Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393235569811

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 22, 1794 * Rare 18th century American title * Slavery related advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one at the bottom of page 3 for the sale of a Negro boy. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 06, 2021 09:29

$38.00
189296

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373530192400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 28, 1862  * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has a wealth of war-related news including: "The Enemy at the White House" "Movements of the Enemy Below Richmond" "From Fredericksburg" "Promotions in the Army" which includes J.E.B. Stuart and Wade Hampton; "Proclamation from Lincoln in Regard to the Confiscation Act" "The Spirit of the North Under Her Recent Revenues---The North Acknowledges Herself Beaten In This War" "Yankee Legislation--Negro Vs. White Man" and more. The back page features a nice editorial beginning: "The successful incursion of Morgan in Kentucky affords more encouragement & confidence than any recent ev... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 06, 2021 09:29

$90.00
189270

Early BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia CONVICTS Penal Colony 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373528471687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788  * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about the middle of Nov. and to proceed directly for their place of destination. They were very healthy, and the convicts very orderly. The number of deaths from England to the Cape amounted to 21." This is a very early account of the use of Australia as a penal colony, and the establishment of the very first British settlement there. Two pages have considerab... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 05, 2021 07:30

$115.00
189177

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522573713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 27, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (8) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 2 slave related ads. (see) Five more slave related ads are on page 3 and another one on page 4. News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 01, 2021 14:14

$52.00
189176

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522573488

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 1849  * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends May 01, 2021 14:14

$29.00
189127

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Post Election & Pre Inauguration 1861 Pre Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226826868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed to the Border State Compromise, nor to any other..." with more (see). Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" . Four pages, bit irregular at the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 30, 2021 14:42

$41.00
189088

Confessions of NAT TURNER Negro Slave Insurrection Fame Book AD 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373514852613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: UNITED STATES TELEGRAPH, Washington City, Virginia, December 9, 1831 * Confessions of Nat Turner * Slave insurrection fame Page 3 has an ad stating that a business has for sale, "The Confession's of Nat Turner". Turner was the leader of the famous slave insurrection in Virginia that occurred in September of 1831. Describes the "Confessions" as those "voluntarily" made by Turner while "...in prison...and acknowledged by him to be such, when read before the court of Southampton, with the certificate, under the seal of the court." Mentions that there is also an account of the "whole Insurrection". Uncommon to have an ad for this famous book. News of the day with other ads throughout.  4 pages in good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 26, 2021 13:45

$34.00
189086

Rare LOUISVILLE KY Kentucky Pre Civil War Antebellum w/ Slave Ad 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393222539598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, Jan. 24, 1850 * Uncommon antebellum publication Rare to find a Kentucky newspaper from before the Civil War. The entire front & back pages are taken up with ads, providing interesting insight into the goods purchased by families over ten years before the Civil War. Inside pages have various news of the day, including political items, and even more advertisements. Measures approximately 26 by 20 inches, four pages, margin wear with various tears at the margin. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 26, 2021 13:44

$36.00
188981

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218752937

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., September 16, 1963 * 16th Street Baptist Church bombing * Birmingham, Alabama Ku Klux Klan * African-American girls killed The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Negro Leaders Protest New Alabama Violence" with related photo. (see)  First report coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 24, 2021 14:27

$72.00
188979

KKK Ku Klux Klan United States U.S. Congress Investigation 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218749627

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1872  * KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation * United States Congress The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE KU-KLUX" "Reports of the Congressional Committee on Southern Outrages" "The Violence and Crimes of the Ku Klux Condemned on Both Sides" "An Appeal To the South" and more. (see) Lengthy text. This was the first formal and in-depth federal investigation of this white supremacist soc... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 24, 2021 14:27

$67.00
188972

HEMPHILL TX Sabine County Texas NEGROES Blacks Lynchings Hangings 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373512154783

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1908 * Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas * Negroes lynchings - hangings Page 4 has a one column heading: "NEGRO LYNCHING AT HEMPHILL, TEXAS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, some small bindin... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 24, 2021 14:24

$40.00
188969

GENERAL DAVID HUNTER Emancipation of Slaves Civil War Abe Lincoln 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373512153906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 8, 1862  * General David Hunter * re. emancipation of slaves * Abraham Lincoln The bottom of page 2 has one of two controversial General Orders from General David Hunter freeing slaves. Noting in part: "All persons of color lately held to involuntary service by the enemies of the United States in Fort Pulaski and Cockspur Island, Ga., are hereby confiscated and declared free...". Not yet committed to a comprehensive plan of emancipation, President Abraham Lincoln overturned the orders.  However, Hunter’s orders were a precursor to Lincoln’s own Emancipation Proclamation, formally issued January 1, 1863, and to the establishment of the Bureau of Colored Troops on May 22, 1863. ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 24, 2021 14:23

$58.00
188946

Rare CONFEDERATE Battle of Fredericksburg Union Defeat 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393218187116

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, December 30, 1862  * Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia * Confederate victory from rebel capital The front page has a wealth of war-related news including items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "City Intelligence" "Communication with the North" "Forestalling and Corrupting Negro Labour" "The War In The Southwest" "The Ball Opened in the Southwest--A Battle Impending at Murfreesboro--Capture of Glasgow by Morgan--The Two Armies in Line of Battle" "From the North" "Later From Fredericksburg" "Movement Against Vicksburg--Advance & Repulse of the Enemy" "Van Dorn's Recent Exploits--Memphis Not Attacked" & other smaller items. The back page is dominated by the lengthy editorial, always inter... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 24, 2021 10:54

$79.00
188856

Runaway SLAVE Black Negro Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373508860751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (1) Slavery advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the back page for the runaway of a negro fellow. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 22, 2021 08:36

$44.00
189453

WATKINSVILLE GA Georgia Negroes Shootings LYNCHINGS Lynch Mob 1905 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393244381073

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 29, 1905 * Watkinsville lynching - Georgia * Mass mob shooting - Negroes The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOB LYNCHES SEVEN NEGROES AND WHITE MAN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, small library stamps within the mast... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 20, 2021 09:20

$47.99
189408

BELMONT Mississippi County Missouri NEGRO Lynching Hanging Lynched1905 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373537678272

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 13, 1905 * Belmont, Mississippi County, Missouri * Tom Witherspoon Negro lynching - lynched Page 2 has a one column heading: "NEGRO HANGED BY MISSOURI MOB" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After the Reconstruction era, whites asserted their dominance, often by violence and intimidation. In May 1905, a mob of 200 to 300 whites lynched Tom Witherspoon, aka Robert Pettigrew, an African-American man, for alleged kidnapp... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 19, 2021 12:31

$37.99
189395

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN African American WWII Pilots Honored at Museum 1982 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373534265901

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1982 * Tuskegee Airmen honored w/ opneing * African American pilots of WWII * National Air and Space Museum exhibit * 1982 Wilkes-Barre shootings * George Banks spree killings The top of page 33 has a two column heading: "Museum Exhibit Traces Blacks' Role in Aviation" with related pictorial. (see) First report coverage on the "Black Wings" exhibit opening at the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian. Also of interest is a front page heading: "Gunman Kills 13 in a Pennsylvania Rampage" with related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside with another related photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 16, 2021 12:30

$59.99
188731

Rare RALEIGH NC Wake Co. North Carolina Pre Civil War Antebellum 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373499638252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Jan. 11, 1837  * Rare antebellum publication Various news and advertisements of the day from well before the outbreak of the Civil War. The back page has an illustrated ad for a jailed slave, with details. Four pages, light damp staining, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 15, 2021 15:12

$39.00
188726

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393194078879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 15, 2021 15:10

$48.00
188719

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393194072945

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

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 15, 2021 15:02

$142.00
189335

Rare German Occupation w/ "Negro Commander" Hugh Mulzac Rpt. 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373532910440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STAR, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 13, 1942 * Rare German occupation publication * Hugh Mulzac - African American * SS Booker T. Washington captain The best report--and notable in this Nazi newspaper given their Aryan-superiority mindset--is a small report at the bottom of the front page headed: "Negro Commander" The report notes: "...Captain Mulzac, the only negro who is in possession of a U.S.A. captain's ticket, has been given command of a 10,000 ton merchantman. The negro singer, Marian Anderson, is expected o christen the ship with the name of the negro pedagogue Booker. White and coloured men will see on the ship under the command of captain Mulzac." Note the misspelling of his name in the photo. ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 15, 2021 07:53

$69.99
189330

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Blacks War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393237214889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, June 3, 1921  * Tulsa race riot massacre * African-American Greenwood community The to of the front page has a two column headline: "Special Grand Jury Summoned to Probe Race Riots In Tulsa"  with subheads. (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear at the top right margin, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The night that Tulsa died, the Tulsa Race War, or the Greenwood riot, was a massacre during a large-scale civil disorder confined mainly to the racially segregated Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on May 31, 1921. During the 16 hours of rio... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 14, 2021 14:59

$39.99
189324

Early JACK JOHNSON Negro Boxer 3 Years Prior Champion Boxing LOSS 1905 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393236780975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 29, 1905 * Boxer Jack Johnson boxing loss * 3 years before becoming champion * Marvin Hart The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "NEGRO PUGILIST LOST THE FIGHT" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 14, 2021 08:26

$39.99
189320

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION Negroes Blacks w/ Frederick Douglass 1872 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373531421971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1872  * National colored convention * Frederick Douglass as president Page 4 has: "The Colored Convention" "Second Day's Discussion of the Colored Class" with various subheads. A great deal of reporting from the New Orleans convention taking almost an entire column. Twelve pages, a small ad clipped from the back leaf, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 14, 2021 07:42

$34.99
188669

DUCK HILL MS Mississippi Negroes Lynchings Bootjack McDaniels 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373494897785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 14, 1937. * Roosevelt Towns & Bootjack McDaniels Negro lynchings * Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi The front has a one column heading: "SQUABBLE OVER LYNCH BILL AS MOB KILLS TWO" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Roosevelt Towns and Bootjack McDaniels at Duck Hill, Mississippi is actually on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 36 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 12, 2021 14:31

$45.00
188638

Runaway SLAVE Black Negro Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373493198159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slavery advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are scarce to find. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including two on the front page regarding slavery. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 11, 2021 15:24

$47.00
188604

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393182127734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 advertisements of the day. Complete in 36... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 11, 2021 08:46

$58.00
188592

Runaway & Sale SLAVE Black Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373491722009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 7, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (3) Slavery advertisements Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on page 3 for the sale of a Negro boy. Two other slave related ads, another on page 3 and one on the back page. Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 10, 2021 16:27

$48.00
188480

SLAVERY Abolsihed in British Empire Colonies w/ Abolition Act Law 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373484627840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, August 29, 1833  * Slavery abolished in the British Empire As Wikipedia notes the British Slavery Abolition Act was passed in 1833, receiving the royal assent on August 28. Page 2 begins with: "Parliamentary Intelligence" with text noting in part: "Their Lordships sat at 12 o'clock...the Royal assent was given by commission to various bills--amongst which were...Colonial Slavery Bill...Slave Trade Conventions Bill..." amongst others. Four pages, red tax stamp to the top of the front page, very nice condition. Great to have this report in a London newspaper.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends April 04, 2021 15:36

$63.00
188309

SHERMAN TEXAS RIOT TX Black Lynching Burning RACIAL Violence 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373476362880

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., May 11, 1930  * Sherman, Texas riot of 1930  * George Hughes - Negro lynching The front page has a one column heading: "NATIONAL GUARD CHECK RIOTING". (see) Coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot and the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 26, 2021 11:15

$38.00
188268

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373474067751

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 19, 1933. * George Armwood Negro lynched * Princess Anne, Maryland * Last lynching in the state The front page has one column headings: "Maryland Mob Lynches Man" "Body then Burned in Public Square" (see). First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and very minor wear at... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 24, 2021 16:09

$57.00
188229

WASHINGTON IRVING DEATH & John Brown Harper's Ferry Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153212348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1859  * John Brown's Harper's Ferry insurrection * Death of Washington Irving * American short-story writer * "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame Page 5 has some fine reporting on this historic raid upon Harper's Ferry by abolitionist John Brown, including column heads: "From Charlestown" "A Visit To The Prisoners" "A Caricaturist Rebuked" "Brown Preparing His Public Letter" "He Will Make No Speech" "No One To Visit Brown" "A Guard Of 2,500 Soldiers" "Northern Reporters Driven Away" and more. Various subheads as well with the reporting taking over a full column. Page 3 has a small mention under "Died" of Washington Irving while page 5 has under: "Death Of Washington Irving" a much lengthier acc... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 24, 2021 09:00

$47.00
188223

LINCOLN re. EMANCIPATION 2nd Battle of Rappahannock Station 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153209928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 12, 1863  * Second Battle of Rappahannock Station * George G. Meade vs. Robert E. Lee * Abraham Lincoln letter re. emancipation The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Union victory at the Battle of the Rappahannock: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Official Report of the Passage of the Rappahannock" "Presentation of Battle Flags to General Meade" which includes: "A Congratulatory Order" signed in type: Major-Gen. Meade. Page 2 has a letter from Lincoln concerning the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type:  A. Lincoln. Also: "The Pay of Colored Troops". Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 24, 2021 08:56

$37.00
188208

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473593852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1946 * Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier * Signs it's 1st African American player * Los Angeles Rams - NFL football The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Rams Acquire Washington of U.C.L.A. Fame" with small photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamps within masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. 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.... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 24, 2021 08:41

$82.00
188158

ISSAC LYERLY FAMILY MURDERS Salisbury Rowan County North Carolina 1906 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393147446800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 14, 1906  * Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina * Issac Lyerly family murders (1st report) * Pre-Negro lynchings The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIVE MURDERED IN NORTH CAROLINA TOWN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 22, 2021 09:14

$44.00
188013

Admiral Lord HORATIO NELSON Letter re. Naval Navy Events 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134724523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events. The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer". Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$47.00
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$54.00
187963

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458232475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BURNS OUTCLASSED AND JOHNSON IS NOW CHAMPION PUGILIST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes long the spine, generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 12, 2021 13:43

$137.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187913

TONG WAR Four Brothers & On Leongs re. BOW KUM Slave Girl Murder 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1910 * New York City Tong War * re. Bow Kum slave girl murder * On Leong Chinese - Four Brothers The front page has a three column pictorial headed: "Tong War in Chinatown, New York, Result of the Murder of Slave Girl" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, (see), generally nice.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 12, 2021 09:40

$40.00
187909

JAMES K. POLK Death - Colt Pistol & Runaway Slave Advertisements 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458000495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  * James K. Polk death * Colt pistol advertisement * Runaway slave ad Page 3 has much on the death of ex-President James Polk. Page 4 has a small ad for Colt's Improved Repeating Pistol. Also on page 4 is a $150 reward ad for a runaway black man from Luray, Virginia. As was typical of newspapers through this period, each column has black bold lines called "mourning rules" in honor of the death of the President. Complete in 6 pages, reattached at the left spine, only minor foxing and edge tears - quite nice. The right-top margin includes the subscriber's name.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 12, 2021 09:38

$45.00
187863

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. The one-column heads include: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Our Captured Correspondent with the Lowery Outlaws" "Story of His Adventures & Release" "A Trap to Captur... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 10, 2021 07:33

$86.00
187780

1904 Lynching of Paul Reed & Will Cato GEORGIA RACE WAR Negroes 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125696834

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 17, 1904 * Lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato - Negroes * Statesboro & Savannah - Georgia race war The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEORGIA RACE WAR HAS FAIRLY STARTED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, two small, ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 08, 2021 07:33

$48.00
187710

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1854 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120646461

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN AND JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Oct. 14, 1854  * Rare pre-Civil War publication A nice & uncommon opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. Formatted much like other newspapers of the day with various news reports both local & national, and a wealth of ads as well.  The complete front page is taken up with: "An Act to establish Certain Post Roads" in the U.S., with a listing of hundreds of towns in Pennsylvania, continued from a previous issue & continued in a later one. Among the articles inside are: "No More Slave States" "Florida--The Democrats Triumphant" "The Cotton Crop" & more... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2021 15:24

$67.00
187703

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Civil War Cooper Insitute "Black Man" Speech AD1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120642446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862 * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event) The bottom of the first column on page 2 has a interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass Lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image). Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6. Eight pages in nice condition.

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2021 15:20

$52.00
187698

CAPITAL OF CONFEDERACY w/ Black Man Equality 1864 Richmond Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449143487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864  * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads. The back page has a lengthy editorial, this one focused on the currency problem and the speculation in Confederate bonds. Also on the back page: "Additional From The North--Negro Equality--Black Man Good As A White Man" "Corruption of Lincoln's Administration" "Slavery in the Yankee Congress--The North Shows Her Hand" "Telegraphic" news from Charleston, Sherman's Corps and the Rapidan," and more. Complete as ... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2021 15:13

$77.00
187663

SPRINGFIELD Illinois RACE RIOT Lynching Mob Negroes & Whites 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393120249138

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 17, 1908 * Springfield, Illinois * Race riots - Negroes The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Race War in Springfield Becomes Much More Quiet" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masth... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 03, 2021 07:25

$40.00
187651

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Race Riots w/ Charlayne Hunter-Gault PHOTOS 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393119605508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1961  * Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes * University of Georgia 1st African-American students The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEORGIA STUDENTS RIOT ON CAMPUS; TWO NEGROES OUT" with subhead and photo of Hunter-Gault leaving campus. Coverage continues on page 20 with another photo of Hunter-Gault sitting in a classroom. Complete with all 60 pages, 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... See More  

Buy Now on eBay

Ends March 02, 2021 15:26

$68.00
[ RSS Feed ]