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187256

FATHER DIVINE African Americans Pilgrimage Peace Mission Movement 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393102865973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936 * Father Divine's pilgrimage * African American spiritual leader * International Peace Mission movement The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2021 09:04

$39.00
187182

Famed Africans SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Negroes CAPTURED 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100489892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1860  * Famous slaver "Wildfire" capture * African slave trade print fame Page 2 begins with: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars  in Regard to the Bark Wildfire and Her Cargo" with the report taking over half a column. The text begins: "The bark Wildfire, with a cargo of over 500 Africans on board, was captured..." with considerable detail on this famous slave ship. Further on: "...the negroes on board raised a loud yell in token of their pleasure...is said that this cargo would have been valued at $600,000 if landed in Cuba..." and much more. This slave ship became famous at the time due in part to a print of the slaves on board which appeared in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Wee... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:36

$55.00
187154

MILTON FL Santa Rosa County Florida NEGRO Lynching Shooting 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393097261943

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: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1937 * J.C. Evans Negro lynching - lynched * Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida Page 13 has a one column heading: "Lynch Prisoner Taken Forcibly From Sherif" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro J.C. Evans in Milton, Florida. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rage ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2021 09:32

$40.00
187143

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393096449076

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, July 26, 1858 * Rare antebellum publication * 5 slave advertisements News of the day with several advertisements including a some slavery related ads, 5 on page 5 and another 1 on page 7. Four pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine with a little text loss, a little light foxing, a little margin wear, small horizontal hole on the back leaf (see), otherwise good.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:32

$38.00
186487

LAUREL MS Mississippi NEGRO Lynching Howard Wash 1942 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393055929398

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: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 18, 1942  * Howard Wash, Laurel, Mississippi lynching The front page has a one column heading: "New Lynching in Mississippi; Trio Arrested" (see) Page 2 has a small related map. First report coverage on the lynching of negro Howard Wash in Laurel, Mississippi. Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:09

$62.00
187039

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426333669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 8, 1957  * Little Rock Nine * Negro students - Arkansas * Central High School The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Faubus Says Guard Will Keep Negroes Out Of High School Despite Ruling By U.S. Judge" with subheads. (see) This report concerns the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Complete with 20pages, light toning a the margins, some binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:17

$48.00
187007

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Columbia South Carolina Southern 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093428155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication * Nearing the end of the Civil War A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”. The front page has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In Slaves" and a notice for: "Slave Labor". The back has a wealth of news including: "Career of Gen. E. S. Paine--Horrors of Subjugation" "Army Correspondence Savannah Republican - Press Details" "Signs of the Times" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue with wide, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:45

$115.00
186916

CIVIL WAR Closing Events re. Lincoln's Assassination Kirby Smith 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310868

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 23, 1865  * Closing events on the Civil War * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 includes: "The Nero Suffrage Question" "Southern Feeling Towards Davis" "The Treason Prisoners--How Jeff Appears" "Letter from a Devoted Rebel" "Spoils Taken at Augusta" "Trouble with the Negro Troops" "Trial of the Conspirators" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:12

$29.00
186858

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373417683191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence" "Additional From The North with subheads: "The Great Impending Battle at Vicksburg--The Strength of the two Armies--The Plan of Attack--The Chances of Success". Also: "Notes Of The War with subheads: "Discontent & Disaffection in the Federal Army in Louisiana--Movements of the Enemy About Vicksburg--The Defences of Savannah" and more. One of the subheads is: "General M... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 15:25

$79.00
186808

JAMES T. CALLENDER Thomas Jefferson Dispute Slave Sally Hemings 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393082447117

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 16, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * Slave Sally Hemings * James T. Callender Pages 2 and 3 have content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender under the heading: "Jefferson & Callender", this being essay #2 of a series. 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 Jeff... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2021 09:02

$55.00
186155

DARIEN GA McIntosh County Georgia NEGROES Lynchings Martial Law 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037803315

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: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 9, 1930  * George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings  * Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "NEGRO LYNCHED AS SLAYER; CALL GEORGIA TROOPS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes George Grant & Willie Bryan at Darien, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Oth... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2021 15:10

$57.00
186791

18th Century RUNAWAY SLAVE Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410599651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 16, 1794 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the front page for a runaway slave. Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:18

$38.00
186786

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1798 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410596191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1798 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements, including one for a runaway slave on the back page. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:15

$36.00
186783

THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Slavers Ships Captures from Africa 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410595319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Maine, Nov. 12, 1858 * The African slavery trade - slaves Page 4 has two brief reports on the capture of2 slavers, one off the coast of Charleston and another off of Cuba. (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 15:13

$33.00
186733

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373410087980

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Preparing for Brown's execution Page 6 has a full column headed: "John Brown's Invasion" at Harper's Ferry. The report begins: "Cheering Prospects" I have the satisfaction of announcing the expected restoration of this place to a tolerable condition of decorum. Col. Davis has been done for. His reign is ended. His occupation's gone...". Among other subheads is: "Brown's Execution" noting it is scheduled for December 2. Also: "What Became of Their Bodies?". Plus a great wealth of information on the John Brown raid at Harper's Ferry, carrying over to another column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:13

$38.00
187294

1908 LEANDER SHAW Pensacola Florida Negro Mob Lynching Hanging 1908 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393104225569

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, July 30, 1908 * Pensacola Negro lynching - hanging * Leander Shaw - mob violence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MANY DEATHS AT A FLORIDA 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 8 pages, two small, lightly inked library sta... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 13:36

$39.99
187282

Rare CONFEDERATE CAPITAL Richmond Virginia Civil War Confederacy 1863 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393103952481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrible death of Confederate Prisoners" "The Yankee Settlements on the South Carolina Coast--Yankee Cabins Looming Up--Appearance of Hilton Head & Beaufort--Drilling of the Negro Regiments" "Additional From the North" "From Cairo--Arrival of Confederate Prisoners" and much more. The back page has the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "It is difficult to decide whet... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2021 08:24

$59.99
187248

First Mention of "BLEEDING KANSAS" Term in a Poem 1856 Horace Greeley Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102819174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1856   * Origin of the expression "Bleeding Kansas" This issue contains a notable first mention of a term which would come to define the conflict within the country in the years just prior to the Civil War, and indeed, would help lead to the divide that would take another 9 years and tens of thousands of lost lives to resolve. "Bleeding Kansas" was a series of violent civil confrontations in Kansas Territory between 1854 and 1859 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery. At the heart of what often included bloody conflicts was the question of whether Kansas, upon gaining statehood, would allow slavery like neighboring Missouri, or prohibit it; that i... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:30

$69.99
187244

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison re. Robert Shaw Death 1864 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393102797514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Jan. 22, 1864  * Rare anti-slavery publication * re. Robert Gould Shaw death * 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. The most notable content includes a copy of a note sent to the editor of the London Daily News regarding the late Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, leader of the 54th Massachusetts (the famous colored regiment depicted in "Glory") which says in part, "...Whatever verdict posterity may pass on Stonewall Jackson, Robert Gould Shaw will be a hero in all time."  This is followed by a plea to the south... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2021 08:01

$114.99
187215

1903 BERKELEY Norfolk VA Virginia African American Negro Lynching 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373433199296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 24, 1904 * Berkeley, Norfolk County, Virginia * African American - Negro lynching - lynched The front page has a one column heading: "SOUTHERN MOB MURDERS NEGRO" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 6 pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 26, 2021 08:17

$34.99
187159

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429411290

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: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 20, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (5) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads. The front page also contains 5 slavery related advertisements as well. (see images) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends January 22, 2021 11:35

$39.99
187153

1903 PINE APPLE ALABAMA African American Negro Lynching Burning 1903 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373429319562

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, Dec. 28, 1903 * Pine Apple, Wilcox County, Alabama * African American - Negro lynching - lynched The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AWFUL VENGEANCE OF ALABAMA 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 6 pages, small library stamps wit... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 09:29

$34.99
187144

HENRY LOWERY African American Negro Wilson, Arkansas LYNCHING 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393097181013

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 GREENSBORO PATRIOT, Jan. 31, 1921 * Henry Lowery Negro lynching * Wilson (Nodena), Arkansas The top of the back page has a small one column heading: "Burn Negro At Stake For Killing Farmer" (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:40

$39.99
186556

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373396555282

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

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Ends January 18, 2021 06:44

$37.00
186506

Rare SAVANNAH GA Chatham County Georgia ANTEBELLUM Pre Civil War 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058035873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY GEORGIAN, Savannah, June 8, 1839  * Chatham County * Rare title * Antebellum A rather uncommon title from the South 22 years before the Civil War.  Various news & ads of the day with several slave reward ads, one being a bit unusual in the detail: "Stolen...by a Negro man named George belonging to John C Neal, the following negroes..." with details on them. Four pages, just a bit of light damp staining to a lower corner, good condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:50

$69.00
186503

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY William Lloyd Garrison w/ Slaves Auction Print 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393057223215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 7, 1865  * Rare anti-slavery title * Capture of Richmond * Civil War nears the end 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. A fine issue from the closing days of the Civil War. The most notable content is the report on the capture of Richmond which includes: "Rejoicing in Boston Over the News" as well as various dispatches--2 signed in type by A. Lincoln--on the news, one noting in part: "We took Richmond at 8:15 this morning. I captured many guns. The enemy left in great haste..." with more. Other articles include: "Negro S... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2021 15:50

$89.00
186246

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Blacks War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373375879014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, June 1, 1921  * Tulsa race riot massacre (1st report) * African-American Greenwood community The front page has a one column heading: "THREE KILLED DURING A RACE RIOT IN TULSA"  with subhead. (see) Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear at the top right margin, a small bindng holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The night that Tulsa died, the Tulsa Race War, or the Greenwood riot, was a massacre during a large-scale civil disorder confined mainly to the racially segregated Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA on May 31, 1921. During the 16 hours of rioting, over 800 peopl... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 13:44

$98.00
186219

MORDECAI MANUEL NOAH Jewish Homeland Niagara River & Slave Trade 1825 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393040322163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825   * Mordecai Manuel Noah * Jewish homeland on the Niagara River * Atrocities of the Slave Trade Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew to attain national prominence to create a new homeland for the Jews on Grand Island in the Niagara River. Also within: "The slave trade is prosperous, with all its horrors...that three vessels, under American colors, are on the coast...had 132 human victims on board! But justice overtook the villains--the slaves rose & executed all the crew except the captain...This trade is piracy & punishable with death..." and more. Sixteen pages, 6 by ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 10:52

$53.00
186218

BAPTIST WAR Jamaican Slave Insurrection Revolt Rebellion Negroes 1832 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393040322015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1832  * Slaves insurrection in Jamaica Most of the issue is taken up with considerable reporting on: "Proceedings of the Senate - On the Nomination o Martin Van  Buren" as the American minister to Great Britain, which would be rejected by the Senate. But he would go on to become the 8th President of the U.S. Also within is a report of the "rebellious slaves" in Jamaica which begins: "You have taken up arms against your masters and have burnt & plundered their houses and buildings. Some wicked persons have told you that the king has made you free...". Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-c... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2021 10:52

$36.00
186199

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393039030102

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 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 vestige of republican government are ruled as sat... See More  

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Ends January 01, 2021 15:04

$114.00
186168

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393037816656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 12, 1862  * Frederick Douglass speech on civil war * Cooper Institute advertisement (day of) In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted. Various Civil War reports on pages 5, 6 and 8 including a back page Civil War map headed: "Roanoke Island and Its Defenses" with related heads as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some creases, good condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:26

$45.00
186078

END OF SLAVERY 13th Amendment Ratification Official Announcement 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034058909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1865  * End of Slavery in America * 13th Amendment ratification * Official announcement The top of page 4 has an historic--albeit quite subdued--headline concerning the adoption of the 13th Amendment, thereby abolishing the institution of slavery. Amongst other heads is: "Dispatches From Secretary Seward" which includes part of the text of the document issued by the Secretary of State announcing that the 13th Amendment was ratified by twenty-seven states. Ratification by the 27th state meant that "...three-fourths of the whole number of states..." approved the Amendment, thus becoming part of the Constitution. Within the document is the historical text: "Neither slavery nor involuntary serv... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:23

$225.00
185640

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005345939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773  * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the court...attempted to be Demonstrated the Present Unlawfulness of Domestic Slavery in England" which takes about a full page. This case involves James Somersett, an American slave purchased by Charles Stewart when he was in Boston. Stewart brought Somersett with him when he returned to England in 1769 but in 1771 he escaped. After being recaptured he was imprisoned on a ship & bound for Jamaica to be sold to a plantation for labor. The case was quite convoluted but ultimately became a boon ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:10

$93.00
185622

LITTLE ROCK NINE Negro Students Central High School Arkansas Entry1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322300368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1957  * Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford * Negro students - Arkansas * 1st Central High School entry try The top of the front page has a four column headline: "U.S. TO SEEK WRIT TO FORCE FAUBUS AND GUARD TO PERMIT INTEGRATION; EXTENDED COURT BATTLE EXPECTED'" with subheads and related photo. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 more related photos. This report concern the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1960's. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, toning at the central fold, minor margin wear, generally good.

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Ends December 06, 2020 12:58

$57.00
185542

NIXON V. HERNDON Blacks Voting Votes in Texas Supreme Court Decision 1927 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373318196945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1927 * United States Supreme Court decision * Nixon v. Herndon re. 1923 Texas law * Blacks voting in Democratic Party primary The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS PRIMARY LAW BARRING NEGRO VOID" with subheads. See below for information. Complete with all 42 pages, heavy foxing along the central fold, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: Nixon v. Herndon, (1927), was a United States Supreme Court decision which struck down a 1923 Texas law forbidding blacks from voting in the Texas Democratic Party primary. Due to the limited amount of Republican Party activity in Texas at the time following the suppression of black voting ... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:04

$62.00
185529

1862 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC Julia Ward Howe John Brown CIVIL WAR SONG News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373317632331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862  * Battle Hymn of the Republic * Abolitionist Julia Ward Howe music & lyrics * "John Brown's Body" song The back page contains the music & lyrics headed: "A Song That Is Now Rather Popular" being the music of what we now know as the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the lyrics being the original: "John Brown's body lies a mould'ring in the grave..." and with the more famous chorus: "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!...". Julia Ward Howe wrote her own words to this tune which have remained popular to this day, and were first published in "Atlantic Monthly" magazine in the February, 1862 issue. Actually this song has an interesting history on how it inspired Julia Ward Howe, detailed ... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 09:38

$52.00
185482

Rare VA CONFEDERATE w/ Battle of Gaines' Mill & Davis 1862 Civil War Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862  * Rebel newspaper from the Confederate capital Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: "Waiting" "The Negro Allies" "The :Mississippi River" "The Telegraphic Embroglio" "Smith O'Brien on the American War" and a bit more, but the two key front page items are the 1 1/2 column report headed: "Graphic Description of the Battle of Gaines' Mill" which has much detail; and an item headed: "From The President To Gen. Lee" which is signed in type: Jefferson Davis, which concerns an exchange of prisoners of war. The back page has several more war-related items including: "Yankee I... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:10

$82.00
185481

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond w/ Battle of Fort Henry Tennessee Civil War 1862 News


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  * Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee * In a Confederate - rebel title Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "An Abolition Story--Negro Officers in the Southern Army" "The Cost of the War" and more. Over two columns on pg. 2 are taken up with the editorial, followed by: "The Latest Northern News--Movements & Spirit of the War" "The Grand Union Army--The Yankees Blowing Their Trumpets" "The Sinews of the War--Trouble... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:09

$88.00
185457

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


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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 December 02, 2020 09:48

$72.00
185340

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373300790512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 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 includes an Act relating to detaining persons charged with, or suspected of, the crimes of high treason or piracy committed in the colonies of America. The balance of the front page is taken up with ads, including one for the sale of "A likely Negro man named Tom..." with some details. Page two has various reports from London, including various items relating to the Revolution... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:23

$345.00
185319

Best GAG RULE re. African Slavery Trade Rescinded by Vote 1844 Wash DC Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec.  4, 1844  * Gag rule (United States) * Re. African slavery trade * Rule is finally rescinded * Best publication to be had ? Page 2 has both the text of the petition to end the infamous "Gag Rule" which prevented members of the House of representatives talking about slavery and/or related topics, and the result of the votes to rescind it. The text of the petition is included here in full, noting in part: "...'No petition, memorial, resolution...praying the abolition of slavery...shall be received by this House, or entertained in any way whatever', be and the same is hereby rescinded." The petition, which was a significant campaign promise of John Quincy Adams, pass... See More  

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Ends November 27, 2020 14:09

$288.00
185173

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


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 15, 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. There are four illustrated slave ads. Four pages, various foxing & light damp staining, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 20, 2020 14:09

$55.00
185089

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of this section has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Complete section 2 only with 8 pages, light toning and some wear at the margi... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:20

$52.00
185083

DEMOCRATIC PARTY Democrats Pro-Segregation Racists Platform PRINTS1869 Newspaper


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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: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869  * The Democratic Party platform * Democrats are racists - anti-black * 19th century illustration - print The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls D... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:14

$88.00
185057

UNION CITY Obion County TN Tennessee NEGRO George Smith Lynching 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392979978605

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, April 19, 1931 * Negro lynching - lynched - George Smith * Union City, Obion County, Tennessee The top of page 22 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO IN COURT HOUSE YARD" "Take Him From Jail at Union City, Tenn.---Attempted Attack on Woman Alleged". (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Smith in Union City, Tennessee. Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, light toning and minor... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 08:47

$40.00
185029

Rare COFFIN NOTICES PRINTS Molly Maguires Pennsylvania Miners 1874 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1874  * Molly Maguires - threats * Rare "Coffin Notices" prints Page 3 beings with some nice column heads on Stanley's exploration in Africa: "AFRICA" "Mr. Henry M. Stanley's Present Expedition" "The Slave Trader' 'The Great Work of  the Sultan of Zanzibar" "Exploring the Refiji". This is a two column letter signed in type by: Henry M. Stanley. Page 3 also has a full column article concerning the work of the Molly Maguires in the mines of the Scranton, Pa. area. Included are several engravings. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:35

$37.00
184945

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry Raid Slaves Insurrection Invasion TRIAL 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392973011541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with reports concerning the Harper's Ferry raid by John Brown, headed: "Insanity of Gerrit Smith" as well as; "Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, Virginia". Page 3 has a column headed; "New Excitement at Charlestown, Va." which has additional news concerning the Harper's Ferry raid. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor rubbing at folds includes the beginning portion of the noted article, generally good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 08, 2020 14:26

$39.00
184752

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree BLACKS LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


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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: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 14, 1935 * Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree" * 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "OFFICIAL TERMS TEXAS LYNCHING 'WILL OF PEOPLE'" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, a little light creasing on the front page, very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: A... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2020 11:10

$44.00
184747

COLORED CONVENTION Columbia SC South Carolina NEGROES Blacks 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963777327

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: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 25, 1871  * Southern Colored Convention * Post Civil War Negroes - blacks Page 3 has a one column heading: "COLORED NATIONAL CONVENTION" with subheads. (see) Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 30, 2020 11:08

$34.00
184694

TELEGRAPH INVENTION Samuel Morse Code Electromagnetic Experiments 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961820176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842  * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invented The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may converse with each other. There is every probability that he will be afforded the means of fully testing its practicability. It would be a wonderful improvement indeed, if effected." And what an understatement that was. This was the beginning of distant communication which continues to evolve to this day. Other articles of interest within this issue include th... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:06

$57.00
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