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202463

President Thomas Jefferson & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382422715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Oct. 26, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial which includes: "The business of the late election had diverted our attention from various objects, and the execrable wretch Callender has so completely consummated his own infamy, that in any circumstance where that wretch alone was concerned we had concurred with numerous correspondents in the sentiment of suffering him to perish by the exhalations of his own filth..." and even more. A few other bits including: "...This was the grand sin. Callender had declare... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:47

$255.00
202456

Casper Holstein Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer Kidnapping 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374382412850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping (set free) * Harlem Negro mobster leader The top of the front page has a one column heading: "KIDNAPPED NEGRO FREED BY CAPTORS; FIVE SEIZED IN PLOT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Casper Holstein was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance. He, along with his occasional rival Stephanie St. Clair, was responsible for bringing back illegal gambling to the neighborhood after an eight-year absence following the ... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2023 07:40

$42.00
202404

Battle of Richmond KY Kentucky & Abraham Lincoln Letter 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394355954423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3, 1862  * Battle of Richmond, Kentucky * Horace Greeley & Abraham Lincoln Articles include: "The Indian Massacres in Minnesota" "The Case of General Stone" "Mr. Lincoln's Scheme of Emancipation & Colonization" "War News of the Week" "Battle of Chattanooga" "Terrible Battle Near Richmond, Kentucky" "Severe Battle In Kentucky" "Horace Greeley Writes Another Letter to President Lincoln", this taking most of a column. So much more on the Civil War. Eight pages, loss at a lower corner affects type but not of any mentioned reports. Otherwise very nice. Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or the South", this newspaper opposed the war and attracted the hatred of... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 12:43

$38.00
202257

Rare Abraham Stephen Lincoln Douglas Debates #2 Freeport Illinois 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374361503657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1858   * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (2nd of 7) * Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas debates are very difficult to find in newspapers outside of Illinois, perhaps not surprising because it was a senate race in Illinois and Lincoln was, at this time, still a relatively unknown figure in American politics. However this issue is a rare exception, as page 2 contains a report headed: "Lincoln And Douglas At Freeport" 'Lincoln Answers And Asks Some Questions" which is a report on their second of seven debates. The report begins with Lincoln's verbatim answers to 7 questions Dougl... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:09

$955.00
202256

Rare Confederate Richmond VA Civil War w/ Free States Humor ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394339946205

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  * Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states" * Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital * Finals months of the American Civil War The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all slaves free from that moment; and the Northern papers inform us that thereupon 'Free Maryland extends her congratulations on 'the occasion of Free Missouri'. It may be considered a rather poor joke that the two quondam states, now military governments, which are precisely the two that have most completely lost every vestig... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:08

$88.00
202165

John Brown Slaves Insurrection Post Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394335526037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7 1859   * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Just after Brown's execution Page 4 has: "Old Brown's Fate" "The Slanderer of John Brown" and pages 6 and 7 have a wealth of reporting headed: "John Brown's Invasion" worth carious subheads including; "A Revival of Wrath" "The Humors of the Local Press" "Brown & His Friends" "A Letter From John Brown" which is signed in type: John Brown. Then: "The Crazed Old Man" and: "G. W. Brown vs. John Brown". Eight pages, irregular at the spine with some minor loss and some tears near the spine affects some text.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:34

$37.00
202532

Beaumont TX Jefferson County Texas Race Riot Negroes Attacked 1943 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394360296069

Lest we forget... 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: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 17, 1943 * Beaumont race riot of 1943 * Jefferson County , Texas The front page has a two column heading: "Texas Race Riots Flare; City Put Under Martial Law" (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label on the front page, generally good.

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:39

$37.99
202063

President Thomas Jefferson & James Callender Controversy 1802 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394326956098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 24, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender. Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties. In the late 1790s, Thomas Jefferson sought him out to attack President John Adams, which Callender did. After Jefferson won the presidency, Callender expected employment as a postmaster, which was denied by Jefferson. Callender then reported on Presiden... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2022 10:05

$48.00
202440

First African American 1st Black Woman Jane Bolin Sworn In Judge 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394357275473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 22, 1939  * Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC) * 1st African-American black Woman The front page has a very notable item, being a report of the first African-American woman judge being sworn-in. The two column heading reads: "First Negro Woman Judge In City Appointed by Mayor" (see) 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 with all 30 pages, piece torn away along the right margin (see), light toning at the margins, a little... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2022 11:18

$67.99
201978

Tuskegee Airmen African American WWII Pilots Honored at Museum 1982 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337385743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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.

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Ends December 04, 2022 08:04

$68.00
201969

General Andrew Jackson Elected President of the United States 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337378704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 1, 1825  * General Andrew Jackson elected president The first article at the top of page 1 has a small head: "Presidential Election" with the report noting: "It being ascertained that Louisiana has given three votes to gen. Jackson & two to Mr. Adams, as president--(and an undivided vote for Mr. Calhoun as vice president), we are enabled to state the result of the late election as follows: " What follows is a list of the votes for Jackson, J.Q. Adams, Wm. Crawford, and Henry Clay plus just a bit more text. Among the other reports in this issue are: "The Nation's Guest" which is concerning General Lafayette; "The Slave Trade" "Report of the Postmaster General" and more. Sixteen... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2022 08:00

$29.00
201968

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337378097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1820  * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River Inside has over 2 pages taken up with: "The Slave Question" as it relates to the on-going Missouri Compromise debate. Another page has: "The Jews" which concerns the famed Mordecai Noah, considered the first American-born Jew to rise to national prominence. The article mentions in part: "Mr. Noah...has addressed a memorial to the legislature of New York praying that the state would authorise the sale of Grand Island in the Niagara river to him for the purpose of building a city thereon, and inviting a community of Jewish emigrants to that place..." with more on his grand plans. This is one of the earli... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2022 07:59

$57.00
201639

1st First Bank of the United States Creation Founding in Historic 1791 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374314046029

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791  * First Bank of the United States creation Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States. It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate the Subscribers to the Bank of the United States", the text taking 3 1/2 pages and is signed in italic type by the President: George Washington, as well as by the Vice President: John Adams. Establishment of the Bank of the United States was part of a three-part expansion of federal fiscal and monetary power, along with a federal mint and excise taxes, championed by Alexander Hamil... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2022 12:21

$325.00
201261

Mordecai Manuel Noah Jewish Homeland Grand Island Niagara River 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293778696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1826  * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River The most notable article is: "Re-assemblage of the Jews" which has a letter somewhat critical of the efforts of Mordecai Manuel Noah to create a homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. This is followed by some responses by Mr. Noah. Also within: "Slave Labor" which is brief, and over half a page on: "Officers of the Navy" which lists the number of the various ranks, plus names of the captains, masters, commandant, and lieutenants. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the Unit... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:57

$62.00
201091

Abolitionist John Brown Execution Harper's Ferry WV West Virginia 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281528478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859   * John Brown's execution * Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown" with details; "The Execution on Friday Last" "Incidents Connected with the Execution" and "Arrival of Mrs. Brown". Related content carries over to the back page with subheads: "Letters From John Brown" "Affairs at Charlestown" "The Martyr's Death & The Martyr's Triumph" "The Execution" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:19

$98.00
201089

Preesident William Henry Harrison Election Win 1840 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374281527456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1840 * William Henry Harrison * Presidential election victory Perhaps there can be no better newspaper to report a Presidential election than one from the nation's capital. Page 3 begins with: "The Election" "It becomes our duty to announce to the public that we have received returns of the elections in a sufficient number of the states to render the final result no longer doubtful. Gen. Harrison, the standard bearer of the Federal and Abolition parties, has been elected..." with much more. This report takes a full column. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2022 14:18

$179.00
200969

John James Audubon Naturalist Ornithologist Gold Rush Indians 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374270581246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849   * John James Audubon * American ornithologist Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more. Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "The slave trade is carried on to a very great extent here..." with more detail. Also: "The Comanche Indians" as well as: "Late & Interesting From California" which includes a letter related to the gold rush. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2022 10:54

$56.00
200505

Marian Anderson African American Singer Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394231303103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert The top of page 9 has a two column photo with heading: "Marian Anderson Sings Despite D.A.R." Also a one column heading: "Marian Anderson Expected to Sing For King and Queen" with subhead. Also a one column photo of Anderson (see) Complete with 28 pages light toning and a little wear a the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 06, 2022 13:21

$88.00
200412

Emancipation Memorial Abraham Lincoln Monument Dedication 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394222542149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 15, 1876  * Emancipation Memorial - monument * Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C. * Frederick Douglass speaks Page 2 has a small heading "The Lincoln Monument" See image for report of the ceremony. (see) This was the unveiling of the Emancipation Statue built by the funds contributed by African-Americans. Frederick Douglass spoke at this unveiling. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2022 09:29

$67.00
200338

Abolitionist John Rock 1st African American Practice Law SCOTUS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232807325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 2, 1865   * Abolitionist John Rock "black is beautiful * First African American admitted to practice law * Supreme Court of the United States Formatted very much like its competitors, the Times, Tribune & Herald.   Page 4 has a very notable report: "A Negro Admitted to Practice in the U.S. Supreme Court" which has a subhead: "Negro Equality in Washington" and noting: "John Rock, of Boston, a colored lawyer...was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court to-day...This is; the first case where a negro was ever admitted to practice in that court. Soon after being admitted to the bar, he had to go to the provost-marshal to get a pass to leave the city--a military order preventing any negro from l... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2022 13:39

$185.00
200157

Frederick Douglass Civil War Cooper Insitute Black Man Speech Ad 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394207366064

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 8, 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 and 8 with 2 related maps. Eight pages in nice condition.

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Ends September 19, 2022 11:18

$57.00
199863

Martin Luther King Jr. Black Civil Rights Leader Assassination 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207609471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, April 5, 1968 * Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report) * African American pastor - civil rights leader The front page has a nice and displayable headline that announces: "MARTIN LUTHER KING SLAIN" with lead in: "Shot to Death in Memphis" and related subheads. (see) More inside with two related photos. Incomplete issue containing pages 1-2; 5-6; 15-16 & 19-20 (8 pages total but all King related reporting is present), a little wear to upper left corner, good condition. Nice for display as such.

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:03

$120.00
199708

Rare Tory Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187035009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 15, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for a man who deserted the ship "Nancy Transport". Page 2 includes reports from the House of Commons in London, a portion of which includes: "...The Canada expedition did not pass unnoticed; the disgrace brought on the British arms was set forth in the most melancholy colours & Lord George Germaine, as the ostensible Minister of that unfortunate e... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:33

$295.00
199545

UNCF United Negro College Fund Black Students Schoarships Founded 1944 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394178652435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1944  * UNCF founded - starts * United Negro College Fund Page 17 has a brief, discrete but very notable article with one column headings: "Drive To Open Wednesday" "United Negro College Fund Seeks to Raise $1,500,000". Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Some light staining, generally good.

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:15

$48.00
199467

Rare Women's Suffrage Woman's Female Movement Lucy Stone & More 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394173918805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, May 10, 1879 * Rare publication * Women's suffrage  Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage" as noted on the front page. Among the articles: "Why Women Desire the Franchise"  "Concerning Women" "The Colored Exodus" "Women at Harvard" "Just What to do To Vote" "Woman Suffrage in Missouri" "The Negro Question" and so much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:36

$68.00
199214

Rare Confederate Columbus Georgia Battle of Antietam 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394158447899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 4, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among the various reports inside are: "Lincoln's War Policy" "Comments of the Northern Press on Lincoln's Abolition Proclamation" which concerns the recent Emancipation Proclamation; "A Fighting Regiment" "Progress & Events of the War" "Condition of Affairs in the West--The Strength of the Confederate Army" "Affairs in South-Western Missouri" "From Beyond the Mississippi" and more. Page 2 also has nearly half a page on: "The Battle of Sharpsburg" [Antietam] (see). Most of the back page i... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:47

$158.00
199070

Sidney Poitier 1st Black Wins Best Actor Oscar Academy Award 1964 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144379978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., April 14, 1964 * Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar *1st African American male to win an Academy Award Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Poitier, Neal, 'tom Jones' Receive Academy Awards" (see) Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st African American man to win an Academy Award. Quite historic. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margin, some small binding holes along the spine, archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends August 01, 2022 11:02

$67.00
199064

Best 1931 Chicago Housing Protest Negro Woman Eviction Race Riot 1931 Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394144376966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 4, 1931 * 1931 Chicago housing protests * Eviction of Diana Gross - Negro * Africans Americans vs. police * Unemployment - Great Depression The front page has a nice banner headline: "REDS RIOT; 3 SLAIN BY POLICE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. Great to have in this Chicago publication. Very rare as such. Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:59

$88.00
199044

Final Weeks of the Civil War Capture of Columbia South Carolina 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158362858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Feb. 21, 1865  * Final weeks of the American Civil War * Capture of Columbia, South Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SOUTH CAROLINA" "Grant, Sherman and Sheridan Moving Together" "Lee Reinforcing Beauregard" "Charleston Evacuated & Admiral Dahlgren on his Way to the City" "Details of the Capture of Columbia" "Wheeler Plunders the City" "Wilmington Reported Evacuated: "THE SOUTH" "Settlement of the Question of Employing Negro Soldiers" " Guerrilla Warfare to Ensue" "A Life of Barbarism" and much more, including more inside. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:06

$28.00
198994

Abraham Lincoln Last Proclamation Prior Assassination 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374157157031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1865    * Civil War is over speech * Abraham Lincoln's last public speech * Presidential proclamation 128 * Just 2 days before his assassination This issue was printed just 2 days prior to Lincoln's assassination, with the front page containing what is noted as Lincoln's last speech. The front page heads include: "OUR VICTORIES" "Important Speech of President Lincoln" "His Views on the Peace, Reconstruction & Emancipation Questions" "Splendid Compliment to Gen. Grant & His Officers & Soldiers" and more. The speech datelined April 11 begins: "We meet this evening not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart. The evacuation of Petersburgh & Richmond & the surrender of the principal insurgent army... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:08

$355.00
198896

First African American Negro to PLay in World Series Jackie Robinson 1947 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394132082179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. Sept. 30, 1947 * Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees * 1st African American to play in a World Series * Jackie Robinson - 1st year in MLB Baseball * Game 1 (day of) The front page has a two column heading: "Feud Looms as Bums, Yanks Meet in First World Series Contest" with subhead and photo. More pre-game coverage with photos in the sport's section. Complete with 28 pages, light toning a little wear at the margins, small piece torn away at the bottom, left corner, generally good.

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:11

$40.00
198856

Rare Abraham Stephen Lincoln Douglas Debates 7th Alton Illinois 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374146530782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1858   * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (last one) * Alton, Madison County, Illinois Keeping in mind that this was from the period of the Lincoln/Douglas debates, page 4 has a report from Springfield headed: "Illinois Politics" which talks of Stephen Douglas. Taking over a full column is a fine report on the last of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates, this one at Alton, Illinois.  A few excerpts from the report include: "The last great debate between Douglass and Lincoln took place today in our city...No political flags or mottoes were allowed...Douglass was speaking...His manner was excited and animating...the latter referring specially to every personal ... See More  

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Ends July 23, 2022 10:08

$722.00
198332

1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War Old Newspaper NEGRO SOLDIERS Richmond VA Confederacy


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374108681568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 3, 1864  * Negro soldiers A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The front page includes: "The Raids Around Richmond--Surprise Of the Enemy's Camp at Atlee--Retreat of the Yankees Across the Pamunkey--Incidents, etc." which takes two columns. Also: "From The Peninsula" "Allowance of Rations to Commissioned Officers--Purchase of Clothing, etc. The back page has a lengthy editorial, as well as: "Yankee Protection To Negro Soldiers--A 'Retaliation' Correspondence" which takes nearly a column. Also reports from: "The Virginia Legislature" and "Foreign Opinions of the War" and two Acts from the Confederate Congress. Complete as a single sheet newsp... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2022 09:24

$86.00
198309

Rare TALLAHASSEE Leon County FLORIDA Antebellun Pre Civil War 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394098062181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Nov. 4, 1848  * Rare antebellum publication Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Florida, three years before the Civil War. Over half of the ftpg. has various political Acts and documents signed in type by the President: James K. Polk. Various content within including: "Fillmore's Abolitionism Admitted" "He Won't Resign" and much more. The bkpg. is filled with ads including: "Committed to Jail - A Negro man named Dick..." with much detail & a small print. Four pages, toning, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2022 15:12

$97.00
198059

CANADA LEE African Americans Pioneering Actor & Boxer DEATH 1952 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081452596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1952 * Canada Lee death (1st report) * Professional boxer & actor * African American acting pioneer Page 4 has a one column heading: "Canada Lee, Famous Negro Actor, Dead" with small photo. (see) Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2022 09:13

$75.00
198026

Rare ATLANTA GA Georgia CONFEDERATE Memphis TN Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394080349306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864  * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run 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. Le... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:17

$226.00
197806

JOHN DILLINGER Post Crown Point Hunt w/ Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062155255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934 * The hunt for John Dillinger * Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead * Crown Point, Indiana escape partner * re. famous wooden gun jail break The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:36

$52.00
197780

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374058185368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”. The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile" "The St. Albans Raid" "Proclamation Appointing a Day For Public Worship" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis. The back page has over a column taken up with: "Correspondence Between Generals Lee and Grant Relative to the Treatment of Negro Soldiers & the Retaliatory Measure of Gen. Butler" which has a letter signed by each: R. E. Lee, Gen'l, and U.S. Grant. Other war... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:08

$136.00
197682

MARTIN LUTHER KING Selma & Marion AL Alabama NEGROES Civil Rights 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055550945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 6, 1965 * Selma & Marion MS demonstrations * Civil Rights - Voting * Martin Luther King Jr. The front page has a one column heading: "King Seeks LBJ 'Rights' Meeting". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration campaign set up. This was just before the famous marches from Selma to Montgomery a few weeks later. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2022 08:57

$44.00
197296

MAX YERGAN First 1st Negro Faculty Member in NYC Public Colleges? 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374019737472

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1937 * African American Max Yergan * 1st Negro to be faculty member in NYC colleges ? * Baptist Missionary - activist * National Negro Congress president Page 13 has a small one column heading: "Negro For College Post" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Yergan possibly becoming the first African-American faculty member ever hired at one of New York City's public colleges, City College of New York, teaching the course "Negro History and Culture" in the fall of 1937. Complete with 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2022 07:50

$48.00
197059

JAMES BALDWIN African American Novelist Writer & Activist DEATH 1987 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009980633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 2, 1987 * James Baldwin death (1st report) * African American writer - activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Baldwin Dies at 63; Writer Explored Black Experience" with photo. (see) Complete with all sections except classifieds (60+ pages), nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:54

$75.00
196713

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989181021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1910 * Post Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * re. Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" The front page has a one column heading: "THOUSANDS OF BLACKS GREET JOHNSON IN NEW YORK" 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 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes long the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:49

$44.00
196709

BILLIE HOLIDAY African American Jazz & Swing Music Singer DEATH 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989164545

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 18, 1959 * Billie Holiday death * African American  singer * Jazz and Swing music - "Lady Day" The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Billie Holiday Dies at 44; Bank Account Is 70 Cents" with small photo of Holiday. (see) Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:37

$52.00
196645

MALCOLM X African American Fiery NEGRO Extremist Funeral BURIAL 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976027736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 28, 1965   * Malcolm X funeral & burial * Fiery Negro extremist Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Threats Fail to Materialize As Followers Bury Malcolm" The top of page 2 has a four column heading: "Malcolm Buried, Rites Calm" with related photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:21

$115.00
196566

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Indians Pitcher Makes 1ST MLB Baseball START 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373968284645

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass.,  August 4, 1948  * Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start * Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 16) has a two column heading: "Paige Wins Initial Start As tribe Takes Top Place" with subhead and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Leagues. Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends April 09, 2022 10:17

$52.00
196515

INKSTER MICHIGAN African American Ford Motor Company Employees 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393975897132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931 * Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan * Henry Ford Motor Company employees * African American Detroit suburb experiment * The Great Depression era The top of the front page is a two column heading: "Ford Acts to Aid Debt-Ridden Workers; Begins Rehabilitation of a Whole Village" (see) First report coverage on Henry Ford trying an experiment in Inkster, Michigan that would help Ford Motor Company employees get out of debt during the great depression. 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 wh... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:08

$57.00
196441

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373958684328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865  * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2022 09:08

$29.00
196427

MALCOLM X African American NEGRO Extremist ASSASSINATION 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393968747603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, Feb.  22, 1965  * Malcolm X assassination * Fiery Negro extremist The front page has a three column heading: "Police Blame Malcolm X Killing On Mortal Enemies" (see) Ten pages, close cut along the 1st column which causes unrelated loss of text, small library within masthead, otherwise good.

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Ends April 02, 2022 15:44

$62.00
196242

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373942981292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., September 17, 1963 * 16th Street Baptist Church bombing * Birmingham, Alabama Ku Klux Klan * African-American girls killed * Alabama Governor George Wallace The front page has a one column heading: "Negroes Blame Wallace" with illustration of Wallace. (see) Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2022 13:43

$44.00
196240

1899 PALMETTO GA Fulton County Georgia NEGROES Massacre Shooting 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373942979398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1899 * Palmetto, Fulton County, Georgia * Negroes massacre - assassinations   The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A NEGRO SLAUGHTER" 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. Rare as such. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends March 21, 2022 13:41

$44.00
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