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195676

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890170980

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

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:13

$88.00
195675

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London England Agony Aunt 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890170300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 23, 1692  * Rare 17th century title This was the very first of the "agony aunt" newspapers (see hyperlink), a newspaper providing personal advice to its readers. In creating this format of responding to questions from readers, the publisher, John Dunton, did so as a result of feeling guilty for cheating on his wife. He thought that people like himself might appreciate confiding anonymously in a stranger & that readers would be titillated by the exchange. It proved to be a success as he was bombarded with queries on everything from marriage to the ethics of slave-trading to why sermons seem longer than they are. There are 8 questions in this issue. Single sheet, 8 by 12 inches, very ni... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:13

$48.00
195621

SIDNEY POITIER 1st Black Wins Best Actor OSCAR Academy Award 1964 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393881831373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 14, 1964 * Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar -"Lilies of the Field" *1st African American male to win an Academy Award The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Sidney Poitier, Miss. Neal, 'Tom Jones' Take Oscars" with subhead and photo. (see) Sidney Poitier, who came from very humble beginnings, was the 1st African American man to win an Academy Award. Quite historic. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends February 18, 2022 07:51

$100.00
195572

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869594922

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1947 * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers * 1st Negro MLB baseball player The sport's section (bottom of page 10) has a three column heading: "Robinson Is Threatened Via Mails" with photo. See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Complete with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:22

$48.00
195538

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison PRE CIVIL WAR ERA 1836 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869604490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 15, 1836   * Rare anti-slavery publication * Early pre-Civil War era It is rare to fine such early issues of this famous anti-slavery title edited by William Lloyd Garrison. It began publication just 5 years earlier. The masthead features a woodcut of a slave auction. Much anti-slavery content as one might expect, with articles including: "Refuge of Oppression" "Slavery - Eloquent Extracts" "Anti-Abolition Meeting" "Female Anti-Slavery Society in Millville, Mass."Middlesex County Anti-Slavery Society" and much more. Subscriber's name above the masthead: "J. Gibbons" could be Joseph Gibbons of underground railroad fame but this cannot be confirmed. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed (... See More  

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:10

$130.00
195498

AFRICAN AMERICAN COLONIZATION Thomas Jefferson Letter Signed 1817 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864857705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 19, 1817  * President Thomas Jefferson * African American colonization The most interesting article is: "African Colonization" which is introduced by: "The following is an extract of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson..." datelined at Monticello, Jan. 21, 1811, and signed by him in type: Thomas Jefferson. Other items are: "Life of Fulton" being Robert Fulton; nearly half a page on: "The Shakers" "Cherokee Warriors" "Franklin's Correspondence" and much more. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an importan... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$35.00
195455

MALCOLM X African American NEGRO Extremist ASSASSINATION 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393846791440

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 February 05, 2022 14:39

$62.00
195448

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Football w/ Doug Williams Win SUPER BOWL XXII 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393846786682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 1, 1988 * Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII * Doug Williams - Timmy Smith - Ricky Sanders * 1st African American to start - NFL Football The top of the front page has a three column photo with one column heading: "Redskins Lasso Broncos, 42-10, in Super Bowl" The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Williams' Day a Painful Treat" with subheads and two related photos. Much more inside this section. First report coverage on the Washington redskins winning Super Bowl XXII. Doug Williams became the 1st African American to start a Super Bowl. Complete with all eight sections, nice condition.

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Ends February 05, 2022 14:36

$57.00
195395

THURGOOD MARSHALL 1st African American Supreme Court DEATH 1993 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373850071018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993 * Thurgood Marshall death (1st report) * 1st African American Supreme Court Justice The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "Retired Justice Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights giant who as a lawyer won the landmark victories that ended forced segregation in the United States and then became the first black justice of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at the age of 84..." The article continues inside with additional photos. This also enclosed a boxed insert which includes two photos, one ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2022 15:11

$125.00
195720

SIKESTON MO Negro Lynching Cleo Wright 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393898936392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1942 * Lynching of Cleo Wright - Negro * Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri Page 17 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MISSOURI CROWD" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day throughout including much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 01, 2022 08:23

$39.99
195717

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1794 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373902331411

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: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec, 18, 1794 * Rare 18th century American publication * Slave boy for sale 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. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, untrimmed, very nice... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2022 07:36

$34.99
195711

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


eBay Auction Item # 393897331042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HARTFORD TIMES, Conn., April 5, 1968  * Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report) * African American pastor - civil rights leader The front page has a nice banner headline: "Huge Search On for King's Killer; Death Starts Widespread Violence" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much more inside. Complete with all sections (60 pages), very light toning along central fold, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends January 31, 2022 11:26

$124.99
195695

Very Early MORMONS Mormonism Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1832 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373900272789

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832  * Very early report on the Mormons * Detailed 1830 census report Within this issue is a rather brief article with a small head: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately visited Boston, and soon made 15 converts to their strange doctrines--some of whom are respectable persons--5 also had joined at Lynn. Certain of these converts have cast considerable sums of money into the stock, and all were about to depart for the 'promised land', in Jackson county, Missouri--the precious spot having been lately discovered." This is one of the earliest mentions of the Mormons we have seen in a newspaper, and quite rare as such. Among other report... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2022 08:06

$79.99
195300

Rare 1850 ANTEBELLUM Pre Civil War NEW ORLEANS Louisiana w/ SLAVES Ads Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834700606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Nov. 30, 1850  * Rare antebellum publication * Runaway slaves & for sale ads * From the deep South Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana. Among the many inside page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the city, & large & comfortable quarters where every attention will be paid to their comfort. Merchants, planters, and families having slaves to dispose of will find it to their interest to place them in our charge..." with a bit more. Also inside are 3 additiona... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:34

$38.00
195254

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393829533924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 3, 1957  * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School The front page has a great banner headline : "ARMY BACK ON GUARD IN SCHOOL VIOLENCE" with subheads which reports the story of the "Little Rock Nine". Complete with 64 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2022 08:46

$88.00
195040

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373830675745

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

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Ends January 17, 2022 13:13

$115.00
194928

Rare ANTI YANKEE Pro Confederate Columbus Ohio Civil War LINCOLN 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393791991477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1864  * Anti-Union publication Among the articles within are: "General Butler's Campaign Explained" "Fighting on Wednesday--The Rebs Get the Worst of It" "Arrest of Col. Medary" who is the editor of this newspaper. It mentions: "...The cause of his arrest is not stated--indeed the public are not favored with reasons in these arbitrary military arrests...". Also: "The Editor or the N.Y. World to President Lincoln" "War News of the Week" "The Hoax--The Abolition Cloven Foot  Again--Arbitrary Arrests & Lincolnism Extraordinary" "The Lincoln Government Succumbs..." "The Woman's Covenant" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, foxing and... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2022 10:02

$38.00
194914

LITTLE ROCK Negroes Students Central High School AR INTEGRATION 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373827022118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 19, 1958  * Little Rock, Arkansas * Negro students * Central High School The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LITTLE ROCK INTEGRATION IS REINSTATED ON APPEAL; CIRCUIT COURT VOTE IS 6-1" with subheads. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with 48 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends January 14, 2022 09:46

$52.00
194869

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777790329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Among articles are: "The John Brown Fund" "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION--Expulsion of Strangers" which takes a full column; "Southern Protest Against The Virginia View of Harper's Ferry" taking half a column (some text loss here at the spine: see photos). Page 5 has a report of noted fugitive slave Columbus Jones about whom several websites make mention. headed: "The Alleged Kidnapping Case" is datelined from Barsnstable, Mass. Eight pages, some discrete archival mends at margins, irregular at the spine with some loss.

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Ends January 09, 2022 09:18

$37.00
194866

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Note Signed in Type 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777786650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1793  * President George Washington Page 2 has reports from Congress which includes an introductory note signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. Page 3 has: "Articles of the Society for Promoting the Improvement of Roads and Inland Navigation". The bkpg. includes a $20 reward for a runaway "...Negro Girl, named Nancy..." with details. Also an ad for the sale of: "An Estate called Franklin Parke" formerly owned by Ben Franklin's Loyalist son. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 09, 2022 09:17

$65.00
194865

BLOODY SUNDAY Selma to Montgomery Marches w/ Martin Luther King 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373821149715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, March 18, 1965 * Selma to Montgomery marches - Alabama * Martin Luther King Jr. - "Bloody Sunday" Page 3 has, "Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama" which tells of Bloody Sunday. Beneath the article is: "A HEARTFELT 'THANK YOU' from MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr., the Negroes of Selma, Alabama, and the SCLC staff" which includes an invitation to make donations to the SCLC. A somewhat related article begins on page 5 and continues on additional pages: "The Negro Cowboys" which is quite interesting. Complete in 32 pages, tabloid-size, never bound nor trimmed, folded at the center, very nice condition. Note: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider of... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2022 09:17

$98.00
194861

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION Negroes Blacks w/ Frederick Douglass 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777731194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1872 * National colored convention * Frederick Douglass as president Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Colored National Convention" "Gathering at the Southern States Convention of Colored Men in New Orleans--Pinchback, of Louisiana, and Ransier, of South Carolina, 'Bossing the Job'--Preparing for a Fierce Battle in Favor of General Grant". Detailed coverage of the first day of this 5 day convention, at which Frederick Douglass would speak, mentioned with: "Fred Douglass Behind Time" "The non-arrival of Fred. Douglass was a disappointment...He will certainly be present to-morrow..." with more. Included is the Preamble and resolutions of the convention. Eight pages, minor toning t... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2022 09:00

$39.00
194854

1900 ROME GA Floyd County Georgia NEGRO Lynching Hanging Shooting 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393777716551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 8, 1900 * Rome, Floyd County, Georgia * Negro lynching hanging - shooting The front page has a one column heading: "A GEORGIA LYNCHING" 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, 2 small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends January 09, 2022 08:55

$38.00
194834

1st AFRICAN AMERICAN Lee Elder to Play PGA Golf Masters Augusta 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775214132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUN-TIMES, Chicago, April 11, 1975 * Lee Elder breaks the color barrier * 1st African American in Masters (day 1) * PGA Professional Gold Accociation The bottom of the back page has a photo showing Lee Elder teeing off on the 1st hole with small heading: "Historic Moment" Also a heading: "Nichols leading Masters" with reporting on the color barrier being broken. Coverage continues inside with leaderboard. Complete with all 128 pages, tabloid size, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:11

$72.00
194829

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist as U.S. Marshal 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775203153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1877 * Frederick Douglass, United States Marshal The front page has: "Washington--Mr. Douglass Confirmed" the report beginning: "The debate in the Executive session yesterday on the confirmation of Frederick Douglass to be United States Marshal of the District of Columbia was one of the most memorable that has ever occurred in that body..." with the text taking a full column. Eight pages, some minor chipping to the upper right corner, good condition.

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:07

$69.00
194824

TRIAL OF ASSASSINS Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson David Indictment 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393775198450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators * Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis" "Everything Well, and Booth Bossing the Job" "Howell Cobb in Favor of Hanging 'Old Abe' "Dr. Mudd Shoots a Slave by Way of Discipline" & more. The related text takes almost the entire front page. Page 5 has content concerning Jeff Davis including: "Jeff. Davis & Breckinridge Indicted For High Treason" & more (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the central fold,... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2022 13:04

$44.00
194797

(2) BARRACK OBAMA Wins Presidential Election & Inauguration 2008-09 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373818422230

Offered are 2 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (2) NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 2008 and Jan. 21, 2009  A great pair of issues reporting both the election and inauguration of the first African-American president to occupy the White House. The banner headline of the 5th is a simple: "OBAMA" beneath which is: "Racial Barrier Falls In Decisive Victory". The banner headline of the 21st announces: "OBAMA TAKES OATH, AND NATION IN CRISIS EMBRACES THE MOMENT". Both issues have related color photos on the front page. This 5th is complete in 5 sections, the 21st appears complete as well, the 2nd "Special Section" is devoted the President Barack Obama. Both in nice condition. A terrific pair on one of the more notable political events of the 21st century.

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Ends January 07, 2022 11:47

$69.00
194680

1900 LIMON Lincoln County Colorado NEGRO Lynching Stake Burning 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811711833

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, Nov. 17, 1900 * Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado horror * Preston John Porter, Jr. - Negro lynching burning The top of the front page has a one column heading: "COLORADO HORROR" 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, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small lib... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:20

$44.00
194603

1900 AKRON OHIO RACE RIOT Negro Lynching Attempt & Destruction 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809203125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1900 * Akron, Ohio race riot of 1900 * Negro lynching attempt The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION BY A MURDEROUS MOB" 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, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: On August 22, 1900, Akron experienced its worst riot in history, and possibly the worst riot in Ohio history. This followed the abduction and sexual assault on the six-year-old daughter of the Maas f... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 09:03

$52.00
194566

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393744122040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1928 * Casper Holstein kidnapping * Harlem Negro mobster leader The front page has a one column heading: "RICH NEGRO SEIZED FOR $50,000 RANSOM" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, 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 conviction of Peter H. Matthews in 1915. Holstein became known as the "Bolito... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:07

$42.00
194510

OCILLA GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching Lynched Burning James Irwin 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373802254454

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 TIMES, February 2, 1930. * James Irwin black lynching * Ocilla, Irwin County, Georgia The top of page 3 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO AS GEORGIA SLAYER" "500 Men Overpower Sheriff at Ocilla and Burn Accused Slayer of Girl" "VICTIM HAS CONFESSED" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro, James Irwin, in Ocilla, Georgia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st secti... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:57

$45.00
194498

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718701086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members The front page has an article with small heading: "Murders By The Ku-Klux Klan", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, light vertical crease, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his African-American clerk, Lawrence Bowman, were confronted in Bierfield'... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:40

$117.00
194402

SHERMAN TEXAS RIOT TX Negro Lynching Burning RACIAL Violence 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393706554927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., May 10, 1930  * Sherman, Texas riot of 1930  * George Hughes - Negro lynching Page 6 has a one column heading: "Texas Mob Cremates Negro In Courthouse" with subheads. First report coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot that lead to the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Some small binding slits along the spine slightly affects the mentioned report. Sixteen pages, light toning at the margins and central fold, the mentioned spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends December 17, 2021 10:29

$44.00
194237

HENRY O. FLIPPER 1st West Point NEGRO Graduate Ex-Slave DEATH 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688692869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1940 * Henry Ossian Flipper death * Former slave * 1st black West Point graduate Page 52 has one column headings that include: "EX-SLAVE, GRADUATE OF WEST POINT, DIES" "Henry O. Flipper, 84, Was First Negro at the Academy" First report coverage on the death of the first African American to graduate from West Point Military Academy. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 56 pages, rag edition, a little creasing on the front page, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:01

$52.00
194218

SARDIS MS Panola County Mississippi NEGRO Lynching Negroes Mob 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373784696429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 12, 1899 * Sardis, Panola County, Mississippi * Simon Brooks - Negro lynching   The front page has a one column heading: "NEGROES AS LYNCHERS" 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 library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends December 08, 2021 10:17

$40.00
194216

NEWNAN GA Georgia NEGRO Lynching ELIJAH STRICKLAND Hanging 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373784694648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 24, 1899 * Newnan, Georgia * Elijah Strickland lynching * Alfred Cranford murder The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A MOB OF BUTCHERS" 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 the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 08, 2021 10:13

$48.00
194186

ART BLAKEY African American Jazz Drummer & Bandleader DEATH 1990 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679193102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct.17, 1990 * Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small photo. A portion of the text includes: "Born in Pittsburgh where he toiled in the steel mills by day while listening  to the Early Hines and Dick Stabile bands on the radio at night, Blakey started out as a pianist. He taught himself well enough to preform at local clubs but - as he said in a 1981 interview - 'One evening Erroll Garner sat in for me.  I know that was the end of my life as a pianist.'" Blakey played drums with musician greats... Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker & Sarah Vaughn. Included are all major sections of the new... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:25

$62.00
194090

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393666370338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, November 19, 1922 * Mehmed VI - last sultan of Ottoman Empire * Abolition of the Ottoman Sultanate The front page has a one column heading: "ABDUL MEDJID CHOSEN CALIPH" with subhead. (see) Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear the margins, generally good.

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Ends December 01, 2021 12:08

$38.00
193969

NEGROES Blacks Enlisted 1st Time UNITED STATES NAVY 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393652024567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1942  * World War II era United States Navy  * Negroes enlisted for 1st time ever  Page 20 has an editorial with one column heading: "A Chance For Negro Seamen" (see) Coverage on the very 1st time Negroes were able to join the United States Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout with much on World War II. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice c... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2021 06:35

$38.00
193920

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373765259779

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 November 22, 2021 12:50

$177.00
193897

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641712065

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 November 21, 2021 08:27

$27.00
193850

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638350038

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 November 19, 2021 13:54

$73.00
193802

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393637768286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 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, a little stray period writing within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:51

$31.00
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
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
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
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