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193767

1900 BEL AIR MD Harford County Maryland NEGRO Lewis Harris Lynching Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373756400255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 27, 1900 * Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland * Lewis Harris - Negro lynching hanging The front page has a one column heading: "Negro Fiend Lynched" 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, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 14, 2021 13:06

$40.00
193761

1900 AUGUSTA GA Richmond County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Shooting 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373756397776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 14, 1900 * Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia *  William Willis (Negro) lynching - shooting Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Negro Shot To Death" (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, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 14, 2021 13:02

$40.00
193686

SLAVER SHIP AGENORIA African Slaves Trade Savannah GA Georgia 1797 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752921645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 23, 1797   * Slaver ship Agenoria (Brig) * African slaves trade - slavery * Savannah, Georgia arrival Page 3 has an interesting report from Savannah with a tongue-in-check heading: "The Land Of Liberty!!  A Curiosity!!!", the report noting: "Just arrived from Cape Mount on the ...coast of Africa, the ship Agenoria, Edward Boss, master, with a prime cargo of assorted SLAVES. The sale of which will commence on Monday...". Rare to find reports of the arrival of slave ships. Four pages a few small archival mends, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:57

$44.00
193642

Very Rare 1854 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749941519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, June 17, 1852 * Extremely rare publication We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "Report--Refugees And Colored Settlements" "Heads Of the Colored People" "Proposals For  the Formation Of A New Anti-Slavery Association" "The Free Soldiers of New York" "C... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:09

$5,950.00
193640

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & American Tobacco Market 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749940773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Aug. 5, 1789  * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Early tobacco market The front page has: "Extracts From American Essays--On The Manufacture Of Tobacco." Page 2 has: "Extracts from the Instructions of some of the Bailiwicks in France relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade". A page 3 item says: "Mr. Wilberforce in an energetic pathetic and ingenious speech enforced his plan for the abolition of the slave trade. This speech as complimented and reinforced by Messrs. Burke, Fox, and...William Pitt...." and a bit more. Page 3 also has:"A Sketch Of Proceedings Of Congress In the House of Representatives of the United States." including discussions on pay for the P... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:08

$74.00
193634

1817 Washington D.C. Old Newspaper w/ (4) Runaway NEGRO Slavery Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749935998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1831  * Slave advertisements from the Nation's Capital The middle of the front page has a report noting in part: "...six negro slaves were executed at Wilmington on account of their connexion in the recent conspiracy..." with more. The back page has four slave reward ads, with details. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:04

$33.00
193628

1900 COLUMBUS GA Muscogee County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749933269

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 9, 1900 * Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia * Simon Adams (Negro) lynching - hanging The front page has a small one column heading: "A Negro Lynched" (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, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:01

$38.00
193590

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Letter Emancipation Slavery CONFEDERATE 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393617176587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 22, 1862  * Includes a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln * Many others discuss emancipation * From the Capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page war-related items are: "From Beaver Dam", "From Madison and Orange", "The Shelling of Hamilton, North Carolina", "Exchange of Prisoners", "From Charlottesville", "Latest News From the North--The Great War Meeting in New York--Efforts to Drum Up More Men--Inflammatory Speeches--Letters from President Lincoln, Seward, Sumner, Edward Everett, & Others--The Border State Representatives on Emancipation" and included in this very lengthy article is th... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:44

$98.00
193589

SAMUEL HOUSTON Call to Arms re. Texans Texas against Mexico 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373748785180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842  * Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens * Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War Inside has: "President Houston's Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas" which begins: "My Countrymen: Rumours have been brought from the southwestern frontier of invasion...The facts are sufficient to justify immediate preparation for defensive war. All who are subject to military duty are commanded to be in readiness to repair quipped to the scene of action at the call of the authorities of the country..." signed in type: Sam. Houston. This is followed by a: "Letter of President Houston" dated at Galveston, March 11, 1842, concerning the troubles with Mexico. It notes: ".... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2021 08:43

$50.00
193558

Rare & Very Early 1803 South Newspaper CHARLESTON SC South Carolina w/ Slave Ad


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747947600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803  * Very rare & early Southern publication A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison. Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends November 06, 2021 13:53

$40.00
193545

1856 BATTLE OF OSAWATOMIE KS John Brown Free-Staters Border Ruffians Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614453765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Said Paul, Sept. 13, 1856 * Battle of Osawatomie, Kansas * Abolitionist John Brown * Free-Staters vs. Border Ruffians * Fight for pro and anti-slavery  Actually a territorial newspaper as Minnesota did not gain statehood until May, 1858.  Page 2 has some fine reporting on Bleeding Kansas, with a column headed: "Bloody Battle at Ossawatomie" "Free State Men Defeated" "Terrible Work at Leavenworth". The 1 1/2 columns have a fine account of the Battle of Osawatomie with mention of abolitionist John Brown. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:37

$67.00
193538

(2) 1856 RUNAWAY SLAVE ADS from the Nation's Capital Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614419437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1856  The front page has an illustrated advertisement for a runaway slave headed: "$100 Reward" with details noted. And page 2 has an illustrated: "$25 Reward" for a runway boy slave, with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:33

$29.00
193522

First State CONSTITUTION OF MISSOURI Complete Printing w/ SLAVERY 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393614377785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 23, 1820  * The Missouri Constitution Within is the complete printing of the: "Constitution of Missouri" which takes nearly 9 pages. This is a significant printing, as there was much slavery-related controversy on allowing Missouri to join the union, and this printing is from the year Missouri became a state. One portion of the constitution includes: "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the Emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners..." with more. The constitution is signed in type by the president of the convention: David Barton. Following the Constitution is: "An Ordinance" introduced with: "Declaring the assent of the people of the sta... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:23

$35.00
193441

Rare 1842 ST. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA w/ Creole Slave Ship Mutiny Revolt '42 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393604210983

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS, St. Augustine, (E.F.) [East Florida], March 12, 1842  * Very rare East Florida publication * Creole slavery slaves case * Ship insurrection - revolt - mutiny A very early date from Florida and only the second issue of this title we have offered. Gregory notes only one institution has this issue. Page 2 has a letter signed in type by: Samuel Colt, defending the quality of: "Colt's Patent Repeating Carbines" Almost the entire front page is taken up with detailed reporting on the: "Case of The Brig Creole". This concerned a slave revolt aboard the Creole just four months prior during the U.S. slave trade, freeing 128 slaves aboard the ship when it reached British territory where slavery was outlawed in Nassau... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2021 14:27

$188.00
193438

1917 LYNCHING OF ELL PERSONS Negro Burning Memphis TN Carnival Mob in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393604209501

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1917 * Lynching of Ell Persons (Negro) * Memphis, Tennessee carnival mob * Rape and murder of Antoinette Rappel The front page has a six column headline in red lettering: "CITIZENS OF MEMPHIS ENGAGE IN LYNCHING ORGY" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 12 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends October 30, 2021 14:25

$78.00
193250

1917 Manager DANNY SHAY Milwaukee Brewers Baseball MURDER Arrest 1917 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393591338576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 10, 1917 * Manager Dan Shay - Milwaukee Brewers * Arrested for murder of Negro Clarence Euell * MLB Baseball - English Hotel - Indianapolis Page 12 has a one column photo with heading: "Dan Shay Is Held On Murder Charge" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 16 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On May 3, 1917, the Brewers traveled to Indianapolis and defeated the team there to improve their win-loss record to 7–8. Shay visited a local tavern... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2021 07:51

$40.00
193778

Col. ULRIC DAHLGREN AFFAIR Secret Plot on Confederate President 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393630834369

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1864 * Colonel Ulric Dahlgren Affair * Failed raid on Richmond * Secret papers found on Dahlgren's body * American Civil War - Jefferson Davis  There is an intriguing story within the front page reports recently brought to fore in an episode of "America's Hidden Stories" on the Smithsonian Channel. The intrigue is about the capture of papers from Union officer Col. Ulric Dahlgren which included orders to burn Richmond and assassinate the Confederate President, Jefferson Davis. This created an outrage among the Confederates, with a demand that the Yankees disclose who was behind the murder plot. Was it Meade? Was it Lincoln? Was it Stanton? Was Davis implicit in retaliatin... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2021 12:32

$159.99
193777

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393630829381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 25, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "Later From the North--The Battle in Tennessee" "From the Army of Northern Virginia" and an interesting article at the top: "Atrocities Committed in the South By Negro Soldiers" which includes in part: "...some particulars of the murder of several planters on Deer Creek by some of Lincoln's negro soldiers..." with various details. Also at the top of the page is: "Our Victory In Tennessee" "Our Army Pursuing The Enemy--Chattanooga Re-Occupied by Our Forces--Large Capture of Arms, Supplies, etc. From the Enemy--The Losses on Both Sides--General Hood Not Dead". And also: "Southwestern Virginia  and East Tennessee" and oth... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2021 12:29

$69.90
193771

B&O Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Oldest in U.S. OPENING Start 1831 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393630744074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1831  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "A Brazilian Slave Ship". Then close to a full column is headed: "Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" which notes in part: "...an account of the opening of this road from the city of Baltimore to the town of Frederick, a distance of 60 miles..." with more. This is notable in American railroad history, as the B & O Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 22, 2021 11:33

$39.99
193231

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728549454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolutions Of  The State Legislature" "The West & The War--Where are the Interests of the West?" "Abolition Legislature--The Bill of All Abominations--Military Arrests in the North" "Abolition Philanthropy--Sambo North and Sambo South" "The Press & Congress" "A Bold Voice Against Lincoln" and other war-related items. The back page has a nearly two column editorial which touches on several war-related topics. There is also much reporting from: "The Confederate Congress" and the "Virginia Legislature" and other smaller items. Complete as a single sh... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:39

$76.00
193225

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585449068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1859  * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry Inside pages have column heads including: "John Browns Invasion--More Tribulation" taking nearly 2 columns; "The John Brown Fund" "What The Country Thinks Of It--Response Of The Northern Heart" "Boston Caring For Browns Family--Public Meeting For Their Relief" "Troops For Brownsville" "The Hyannis Fugitive Slave Case" "The Virginia Panic" "Reported Burning of Farm Produce" "Another Attack Expected" "Troops Moving & More Called For" and even more on the Harper's Ferry situation. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:36

$37.00
193221

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393585435585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 24, 1939  * Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC) * 1st African-American black Woman Page 6 has a very notable item being a report of the first African-American woman judge in the United States.  The article features a photo of Jane Bolin being sworn into office, headed: "N.Y. Negro Woman Judge Won Honors at Wellesley" followed by a caption and an article on her. Jane Bolin was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association and the first to join the New York City Law Department. She became the first black woman to serve as a judge in the United States when she was sworn into this office on July 22. Complete in 20 pages, small... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:31

$82.00
193216

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY w/ U.S. Military Recruiting Ad 1799 Worcester Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728535001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  * From the year of George Washington's death 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. Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details. Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:13

$46.00
193204

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728530215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:03

$52.00
193740

John C. Fremont EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln SLAVES 1861 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373754891806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 2, 1861  * John C. Fremont's controversial "Emancipation Proclamation" Certainly the most notable content is the page 4 report with column heads: "Gen. Fremont's Proclamation" "Martial Law In Missouri" "All Rebels Taken in arms to be Shot" "Rebels' Property Confiscated" "Slaves of Rebels Declared Free" issued from St. Louis, Aug. 31, 1861. The full text of the Proclamation is here, signed in type: J. C. Fremont. The same page has a lengthy editorial headed: "Gen. Fremont's Proclamation" which discusses the situation at great length. Fremont placed all of Missouri under martial law believing that slavery aided the guerrillas and that a direct strike at that institution would crush them. He iss... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2021 08:32

$129.99
193737

Early 19th Century RICHMOND VA Virginia w/ Runaway Slave Ad 1808 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373754865704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1808  * Runaway slave ad The top of the front page has a $100 Reward" ad for a runaway Black man, with further details. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages some damp staining, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2021 08:06

$24.99
193721

CONFEDERATE Richmond VA Virginia w/ Abraham Lincoln Negro Troops 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393625313776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The Fight at Southwest Mountain--Further Particulars" "From the Rip Raps" "Norfolk Portsmouth & Suffolk" "Important Decision of Lincoln--Negro Regiments Rejected" Complete as a single sheet issue, good condition.

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Ends October 19, 2021 09:19

$67.99
193714

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Abraham Lincoln Procs 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373753925555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 22, 1864  * Rare anti-slavery publication * Abraham, Lincoln proclamations * American Civil War era This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated. Among the articles: "President Lincoln In Europe" "Pres. Lincoln's Administration" "Repeal of Laws Recognizing Slavery" "How the Colored Troops Fight" "The Colored Troops", the latter taking over a full column. Page 3 has: "A Proclamation - Call For 500,000 Men - By the President of the United States" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. And page 4 has: "Proclamation Of the President - The Q... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2021 08:17

$74.99
193138

SHERMAN TEXAS RIOT TX Black Lynching Burning RACIAL Violence 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722720167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 10, 1930  * Sherman, Texas riot of 1930  * George Hughes - Negro lynching The front page has a one column heading: "Troops End Reign of Terror In Texas Town" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot and the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 15:17

$44.00
193136

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 images for details. Sixteen pa... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 15:16

$125.00
193108

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722464384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers Page 12 has a one column heading: "GREB LOST HIS TITLE TO THE COLORED BOY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:22

$40.00
192971

JESS WILLARD vs. Negro Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing Pre-Fight 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373714103513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1915 * Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope" * Negro champion Jack Johnson  * Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight) The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON DETERMINED TO FIGHT SAM M'VEY SATURDAY IN HAVANA" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends October 08, 2021 15:32

$39.00
192857

Very Rare 1854 FREDERICK DOUGLASS NEWSPAPER North Star Slavery Slaves Abolition


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393547878358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Dec. 15, 1854  * Extremely rare publication We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847. Among the various articles in this issue are those headed "A Hundred Thousand Victims!!" "Liberia" "Dr. Adams On Slavery" "Rochester Anti-Slavery Festival!" "Anti-Slavery Meetings in Chautauque County" "Unity of the Human Race" and much more. Complete in four pages, never bound nor trimmed, just a bit of foxing, very nice condition. A very fine and rare opportunity for one of the more sought-after titles of the 19th century.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:32

$7,250.00
192851

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393547869716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005   * Death of Shirley Chisholm * 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress 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 current photo of Mrs. Chisholm. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are within. Complete and in very nice... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:25

$225.00
192755

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Black Civil Rights Leader ASSASSINATION 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393535969687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, EXTRA, April 5, 1968  * Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report) * African American pastor - civil rights leader * INCOMPLETE ISSUE (Pages 1-2 & 17-18 only) The front page has a nice and displayable headline above the masthead that announces: "MARTIN LUTHER KING MURDERED IN MEMPHIS" with subhead and small photo of King. (see) Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs of the first section only (total of 4 pages), small "20cent" stamp within the masthead, nice for display as such.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:23

$137.00
192754

ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect at Springfield, Illinois 1861 Pre War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373700246358

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. Page 4 has: "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2021 12:22

$44.00
192557

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Abraham Lincoln Slaves Free 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518514370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862  * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free. Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the bottom half of the second column and takes the top half of  the third column and is signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Just before the Proclamation is a very nice editorial piece on the Emancipation Proclamation and includes portions of the it, including: "...That on the first day of January next all persons held as slaves within any... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:52

$950.00
192547

BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION Black Racial Segregation Civil Rights 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393518505586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., May 18, 1954. * Brown vs. Board of Education * Victory over segregation in the South * Supreme Court decision (1st report) Page 7 has a 2 column heading: "Southern, Border States Face Big Problems As Court Rules Out School Segregation", followed by the opening lines, "A momentous Supreme court edict, that segregation of negro and white children in public schools is unconstitutional, confronted the south and border states today with vast social and economic problems". Additionally, on page 6 is an article discussing how the NAACP will now petition for public tax funds following the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling. This 16 page issue has a little browning with binding holes ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2021 08:46

$115.00
192507

QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning & African Slave Ship ECHO Negroes 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514479476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858  The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unsheltered Sick" and more. Page 4 includes: "Later From Utah--Movements of Troops--The Utah Election--Everything Quiet"  as well as a brief item on: "The Slaver Echo", noting: "...that the Africans be retained by the U.S. Marshal & that they are not subject to the laws of South Carolina." Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:06

$45.00
192480

NEGRO SOLDIERS ENLISTMENTS BILL Columbia SC Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393512176781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1865  * Negro Enlistments Bill * Columbia South Carolina SC * William T. Sherman Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "THE NEGRO ENLISTMENT BILL PASSED" "A Threat of Desertion from the Cotton States" "SHERMAN" "No Serious Opposition to Sherman's Advance" "Hampton Threatens to Execute Two Men for Every One Sherman Kills" "The Horrors of War in South Carolina" "The Particulars of the Burning of Columbia" and more. Eight pages, a hint of toning at folds, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2021 14:46

$29.00
192425

Rare ANTEBELLUM New Orleans LA Louisiana in French Language 1842 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373683299964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 13, 1842  * Rare antebellum publication * 19 years prior to Civil War A large size newspaper which, save for some notices and advertisements, is totally in the French language. At least 8 illustrated slave ads. Four pages, various foxing, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 13, 2021 08:22

$57.00
192319

JESSE OWENS Olympics Gold NEGRO Wins in front of Adolph Hitler 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678844555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1936 * Jesse Owens Olympic gold  * United States dominance  * In front of Adolph Hitler & Reich  This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "JESSE OWENS BREAKS BROAD JUMP RECORD" "Leaps 26 Feet 5 1-3 Inches Beating Record of Edward Hamm in 1928". More Olympic news in the sport's section including one column headings: "Owens Sets New Time In 200 Meters Heat" and more. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends September 10, 2021 14:51

$55.00
192281

MISSOURI COMPROMISE & Mordecai Noah Jewish Grand Island Settlement1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497412517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820  * Missouri Compromise * Maine and Missouri become states * Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement The top of the front page has an article which announces the approval of the Missouri Compromise: "The bills for the admission of Maine and Missouri into the union have been respectively signed by the president of the United States and become laws. The latter without restriction as to slavery, but containing the provision to prevent its further extension, forever, north of 36 1/2 deg. north latitude, except within that state." (see). The front page also has a nice editorial concerning the Missouri Compromise headed: "The Slave Question", a major issue of ... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:54

$145.00
184248

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198502403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864  * Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War * General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From the Trans-Mississippi" "The Yankee Prisoners at Florence" "From the Georgia Front" "Sherman's Report on the Atlanta Campaign" and more. Some war items on the back page but mostly taken up with ads. Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner masthead, nice condition. From the closing months of the Civil War. Charleston was a hotbed of secession, with S.C. being the fir... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2021 15:18

$83.00
192223

Runaway Slavery Advertisement & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393488744869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 6, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave advertisement The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 11 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.

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:44

$39.00
192221

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393488744479

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864  * From the origin of the American Civil War This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Move--Mosby Harassing the Enemy--Surprise of a Picket" "From Dalton--Dash Of Yankee Cavalry" "From Richmond--Affairs at the Capital" "Latest  From New Orleans--Yankees Claim a Drawn Battle in the Late Fighting" "From Demopolis, Ala." "From Mississippi--Wirt Adams' Victory--The Enemy Retreating" "The Federal Defeat in Louisiana" "Siege of Charleston" "Mr. Lon... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:44

$96.00
192215

12 Years a Slave Debut Full Page Poster-Size Ad Los Angeles Times - Walking Dead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393488739766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 13, 2013 (Calendar Section) * Pre-premiere ad for "12 Years a Slave" * Steve McQueen - Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael Fassbender * Best Picture, Director, Foreign Actor and Supporting Actor, etc. * Also - nice coverage of "The Walking Dead" Page D7 has the best full-page ad for "12 Years a Slave" from the leading newspaper of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. It is also nice to have a pre-release ad for this noteworthy, multi-Academy Award winning film. Page D8 has a small color photo of several main characters from the film. Other large movie ads are present as well, including "Captain Phillips" starring Tom Hanks, "All Is Lost" starring Robert Redford, and "Esca... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2021 13:37

$125.00
192187

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Mad Anthony Wayne Indians1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393486103561

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1790 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Indians massacred Included is an interesting article on an: "Apparatus of Humanity" with a related full page print captioned: "Apparatus For Communicating Heat to Bodies Apparently Dead" (see). Also a review of a new book: "The Slave Trade Indispensable; in Answer to the Speech of William Wilberforce". Further on under the heading: "America" is text including: "...General Wayne had been dispatched from Virginia on an expedition against the Cherokee, Miamis, and Chickesu Indians...s their chief waarrior, one MaGillivray, a Scotchman, who has long resided among these Indians. General Wayne...had compleatly routed them after a great ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2021 09:43

$45.00
192171

CLARENCDON Monroe County Arkansas NEGROES Lynchings Hangings 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393486084366

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. 10, 1898 * Clarendon, Monroe County, Arkansas * Negroes lynchings - hangings The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GHASTLY LYNCHING" 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 4 pages, 23 x 19 1/2 inches, a few small library stamps withi... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2021 09:26

$47.00
192136

(2) Ftpg SLAVE Black Negro Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373671353311

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 28, 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.

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Ends September 04, 2021 14:28

$48.00
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