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173683

JOHN BROWN Slaves Insurrection Pre Execution 1859 Old New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693763620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Fights to reverse execution sentence Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned. Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:25

$32.00
173391

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Track & Field Wins GOLD Medals 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685167258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:30

$82.00
173363

President JAMES MADISON State of the Union Address to the Nation 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684957090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 9, 1815 * President James Madison * State of the Union Address The notable content is the full text of the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: James Madison. He reviews all that happened in 1815 with much on the details of the end of the War of 1812. Several state statistical charts including one for North Carolina having columns headed: "Value of Slaves" and "Average Value of Each Slave". Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, good 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 important source for the history of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 07:51

$36.00
173314

SLAVER ERIE Slavery Ship Captured - Nathaniel Gordon CAPTURED 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392307989326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1860 * Slaver ship Erie * Captain Nathaniel Gordon Page 7 has one column headings: "Activity In The Slave Trade" "Capture of Two More Slavers--The Erie and Storm King" "Nearly Fifteen Hundred [Blacks] Found on Board" (see photo). This slaver Erie has historical significance as the Captain, Nathaniel Gordon, is only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed for being engaged in the Slave Trade Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, archival strengthening along the margins, printing flaw within mentioned article (see), a little spine wear.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:50

$37.00
173256

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304985448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1939 * Jane Bolin sworn in as judge (NYC) * 1st African-American black Woman The top of page 7 has a very notable item, being a report of the first African-American woman judge in the United States. The article features a photo of Jane Bolin being sworn into office, headed: "Mayor Swears In [Black] Woman as Judge; Summons Her to Office, Then Breaks News". The article begins: "Told by telephone that Mayor LaGuardia wanted to see her yesterday...Miss Jane M. Bolin obeyed the summons, wondering what the Mayor wished to speak to her about and got one of the surprises of her life when he swore her in as the first [Black] woman justice of the Domestic Relations Court..." with much more on her li... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 15:14

$87.00
173246

Best FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW ACT Millard Fillmore Signs 1850 Washington DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304429000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1850 * Fugitive Slave Law - Act * Millard Fillmore signs into law * Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers * Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare) Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in this newspaper. Collectors always desire to have notable governmental reports in newspapers from the nation's capital. Not surprisingly most of this four page issue is taken up with verbatim debates in the Senate (consuming all of page 1 & most of page 2), with page 3 mostly taken up with reports headed: "Congress--In Senate" and further on: "Hou... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 15:00

$4,600.00
172676

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372663743708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 22, 1946 * Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier * NFL football signs it's 1st African American player * Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis) The front page of the sport's section has a one column photo with small heading: "Signed by Rams" (see) The next page has a one column heading: "Rams Sign [Black] Star" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Kenneth S. Washington (August 31, 1918 – June 24, 1971) was a professional football player who was the first African-American to sign a contract with a National Football League team in the modern (post-World War II) era.

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Ends June 02, 2019 07:28

$82.00
172623

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 7, 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. Rarely found today. All of the front page is taken up with advertisements. Page 2 contains a report headed: "From Rebel Papers, Charlestown, South Carolina, Oct. 7" and one with a Boston dateline which includes: "...arrived here under an escort of American light dragoons the Hon. John Hancock, Esq., President of the American Congress & first Major-General of the militia of this State...his arrival was ma... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:01

$395.00
172622

VERY Rare & Early AMERICAN Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1740 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372662074037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740 * Earliest of American newspapers to be had This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). This issue is among the earliest American newspapers we have offered. Not surprisingly much of the news on the front page is from London & other parts of Europe, however there are reports datelined: "Philadelphia" and "New York"... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2019 15:00

$3,540.00
172535

13th THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT Abolition of Slavery 1864 CONFEDERATE Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392284186630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 4, 1864 * Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution * 13th passes U.S. Senate - Abolition of slavery * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. The key content within this issues is found on the back page: "Amendment of the Constitution", which is the historic Thirteenth Amendment concerning slavery and its passage by the Senate, with the vote noted. It concludes with a typically Southern editorial comment: "The amendment is passed too late to be submitted to many of the state legislatures...and of course cannot go into effect. But it furnishes a theme of agitation upon a subject of the eterna... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2019 14:52

$179.00
172438

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
172381

SLAVER STORM KING Afrcian Slaves Trade Ship Kongo Blacks ESCAPE 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279456977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1860 * African slave trade - Kongo * re. Slaver Storm King escape * Indictment of officers The back page has a report headed: "The Slave Trade In New York" "The Escape of the Alleged Slaver Storm King...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaw near beginning the mentioned report (see), otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:46

$28.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172175

MARIAN ANDERSON African American SINGER Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1939 * Marian Anderson * African American Contralto * Famous Lincoln Memorial concert The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "Miss Anderson Sings To 75,000 In Washington" See image for brief report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 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. Great condition as such, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$40.00
172128

FATS WALLER Thomas Wright Jazz Pianist & Composer DEATH 1943 Old WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648215744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1943 * American jazz pianist & composer * Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller death Page 27 has one column headings: "T. W. (FATS) WALLER PIANIST, COMPOSER" "Noted Negro Artist of Stage, Screen and Radio Dies on Train at Age 39" with one column photo of Waller. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than in... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:48

$44.00
172119

BLACK BASEBALL LEAGUE w/ Early Satchel Paige Pitcher Rpt. 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648213151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1937 * Rare black baseball league report * Early Satchel Paige as pitcher The sports page (pg. 29) has a one column wide report headed: "[Black] Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paige, generally regarded as the greatest of [black] pitchers. Paige did well in his own right, striking out eight batters & yielding only one base on balls..." with more. Paige is also listed in the battery in the box score (see photos). This was when Paige was playing for the Dominican Republic team. An early report on one of the most famous of all African-American ba... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:44

$52.00
172027

BOBBY GRIER Breaks Color Barrier at SUGAR BOWL College Football 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1956 * Bobby Grier breaks color barrier * 1956 Sugar Bowl classic * Georgia Tech vs. Pitt The top of page 23 has a two column heading: "Tainted Tech Tally Beats Pitt Team, 7-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) Other major bowl games reported as well. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikiedpia notes: Bobby Grier was the first African American football player to break the color barrier of the United States collegiate Sugar Bowl game, in 1956, which is held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Particularly in the deep South, the mid-1950s was a period of strident racial segregation for sports, as well as other areas of life. At the time, Grier's part... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:51

$67.00
172015

SOUTHERN ARMAGEDDON ? Bobby Grier & Marvin Griffin re. Sugar Bowl 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1955 * Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin * Southern Armageddon at Sugar Bowl ? * Bobby Grier - 1st African American ? The sport's section (page 33) has a two column heading: "Governor's Bowl Stand Is Opposed by Regents" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
171923

CONFEDERATE Battle of Ball's Bluff Virginia RICHMOND VA 1861 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639158057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 * Battle of Ball's Bluff * Capital of Confederacy Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk" "Our Northern Summary" "Affairs At the South" "The Battle of Leesburg--General Stone's Order" "Fight In Carroll County, Mo." "Later From Arizona--More of the Battle of Alamosa..." "From the Army of the Kanawha" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing throughout, some wear at the margins and the spine.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:09

$82.00
171908

MARYVILLE MO Missouri Raymond Gunn BLACK Schoolhouse Lynching 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372639147163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1931 * Raymond Gunn lynching * Maryville MO Missouri * Burned atop a schoolhouse Page 3 has one column headlines: "BURNS [BLACK] KILLER ON VICTIM'S SCHOOL" "Maryville (Mo.) Mob Chains Teacher's Slayer on Roof and Fire Razes the Building" "Troops Remain Inactive" and more. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of black Raymond Gunn in Maryville, Missouri. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1931, a notorious lynching occurred in Maryville when a mob burned alive African American Raymond... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2019 14:53

$50.00
171413

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622281880

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, rag edition in nice condition. 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 King".

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:43

$40.00
171399

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions 1st w/ BLACK Player 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct.7, 1947 * New York Yankees Win World Series (Champions) * First World Series to include an African American * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES; MacPHAIL RETIRES" with subheads, related photos and box scores. Another related photo on the back page. This was the first World Series to include an African-American in Jackie Robinson. Complete with 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:34

$62.00
171314

JACKIE ROBINSON First 1st Hit by a Black in MLB Baseball History 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620368238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1947 * Jackie Robinson gets 1st hit in MLB * 1st Negro baseball player * Texas City explosion disaster Page 29 has a one column heading: "Rookie Helps Dodgers Cuff Braves, 12-6" with box scores. Text includes: "Infielder Jackie Robinson collected his first safety in a National league game..." (see) This was Robinson's first ever hit in MLB and it was a bunt. This is actually the first hit by a African American in Major League Baseball as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reporteda in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:34

$56.00
171204

CHARLES NALLE Virginia Fugitive Runaway SLAVE Captured Arrested 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615777176

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 28, 1860 * Fugitive slave Charles Nalle * Rescued by Harriet Tubman * Slaves - slavery The top of page 5 has: "Exciting Fugitive Case In Troy - Arrest of a Virginia Runaway - His Release and Escape Through the Efforts of a Mob". This is the case of fugitive slave Charles Nalle. Note: Although she is not mentioned by name, Charles was rescued by Harriet Tubman. Page 2 of the "Supplement" issue which is attached has: "The Tenure by Which Slaves are Held" part of which notes: "...You very properly rebuke the South...for endeavoring to place their slaves, so-called, in the false position of property, & upon the same political footing with 'lands, horses, mules and hogs.' It must be apparent even... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:40

$138.00
171170

CASPER HOLSTEIN Harlem Negro Mobster Racketeer KIDNAPPING 1928 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614857842

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, rag edition in nice condition. 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... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:26

$40.00
171135

JACKIE ROBINSON Breaks Color Barrier 1st BLACK Brooklyn Dodgers 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614835741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 18, 1946 * Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier * Organized professional baseball 1st Black Although Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play a major league game in 1947, he had already broken another significant color barrier the year prior as a member of the Montreal Royals, the AAA farm team of the Dodgers. As noted in Wikipedia: "Robinson made his Royals debut at Daytona Beach's City Island Ballpark on March 17, 1946, in an exhibition game against the team's parent club, the Dodgers. Robinson thus simultaneously became the first black player to openly play for a minor league team and against a major league team since the de facto baseball color line had been implemente... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:04

$88.00
170784

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER Death w/ photo BLACK Scientist Educator 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392240079405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1943 * Dr. George Washington Carver death * Black scientist & educator * Born into slavery The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "CARVER, SLAVE WHO BECAME A SCIENTIST, DIES" with subhead and small photo of Carver. First report coverage on the death of George Washington Carver. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 17, 2019 16:43

$72.00
170634

LYNCHING OF WILLIE EARLE Greenville SC South Carolina Lynched MOB 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597455559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1947 * Lynching of Willie Earle * Greenville, South Carolina The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "UNMASKED MOB LYNCHES [BLACK] HOLDUP SUSPECT" with subhead and small related map. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Willie Earle at Greenville, South Carolina. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The lynching of Willie Earle took place in Greenville, South Carolina on February 16, 1947 when Willie Earle, a 24-year-old black man, was arrested, taken from his jail cell and murdered. It is considered the last racially motivated lynching to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$44.00
170625

Pre Civil War SOUTHERN CONVENTION Slavery Slaves & Government 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597452620

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1859 * Southern slavery - slaves * Pre Civil War convention Page 4 has an interesting reporting headed: "The Southern Convention" "The Opening Of The Slave Trade" and more. Text takes up over 8 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:28

$30.00
170475

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts SHAW Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372590182483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops 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 (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was autho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2019 15:30

$180.00
170435

INDIANOLA TX Texas Yankee Union Occupation CIVIL WAR 1864 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372586801732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 20, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Interesting News from Havana, New Orleans and Texas" "Occupation of Indianola, Texas, by Our Troops" "Important From Tennessee--Capture off the Rebel General Vance & His Adjutant" Official Dispatch fro General Grant" "Return of Prisoner Captured at Moorefield Junction--Negro Troops in the Rebel Service" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor staining, a ftpg. printing error, generally good.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:36

$28.00
170341

Early WESTERN EXPANSION Creating Cities & Emancipation of SLAVES 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392226180894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 * Western emigration * Emancipation of slaves A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territories...". The lengthy article is very descriptive of Stuebenville, Marietta, Zanesville, Wooster, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, Vincennes, Shawneetown, Kaskaskia, Edwardsville, and Detroit. Also inside is half a page on: "Emancipation of the Blacks" which concerns: "...the object of the soci... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2019 15:40

$36.00
170213

Early JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Mention NEGRO Sport's Star 1939 Newspaper UCLA BRUINS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372578033633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939 * Jackie Robinson 1st mention * UCLA Bruins college football * 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a multi-sport standout. The bottom of page 2 of this section has a very discrete and somewhat brief article with a small one column heading: "Oregon Beaten, 16 to 6" The article includes: "A tremendous forward pass by Kenny Washington to his Negro halfback companion, Jackie Robinson, good for sixty-six yards...." Complete section 2 (sports only) with 12 pa... See More  

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Ends February 23, 2019 14:55

$40.00
170181

JOHN BROWN Harpers Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection Invasion ARREST 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372576028915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily" (see). Eight pages, irregular loss at the spine causes some text loss but not remotely close to the noted articles.

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:24

$38.00
169410

Rare PRO CONFEDERATE Columbus Ohio Abraham Lincoln Proclamation 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196976382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 1864 * Rare pro Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln proclamation The ftpg. has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln. Among the various articles within: "The Aspiring Negro" "Negromania" "Strength of the Confederate Armies--The Starvation Theory Exploded" "War News of the Week" & much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition. 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 the Republicans and the Lincoln administration. It insisted that slavery could not be prohibited by law. So obnoxious was this paper to Un... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:49

$37.00
169266

1940 Terror Plot Exposed "Christian Front" Members Captured San. Fran. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392193703532

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Jan. 15, 1940 * Terrorist plot to overthrow the United States government * Dramatic headline... weapons seized * The radical group: "The Christian Front" The front page has a 3-line banner heading: "It Didn't Happen Here! G-MEN BLAST REVOLT PLOT!," with subheads: "A Conspiracy Fails," "12 Congressmen 'Marked for Death'; G-Men Seize Guns," "Guns Stolen From Army Arsenal Found; Terrorists Planned to War on Jews, Captured Utilities," with much to follow. The dramatic headline visually captures the fear of conspiracies, attacks, and overthrows that were prevalent during this tumultuous time in history. Great for display. Complete in 22 pages, other news of the day including reports regarding WWII... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2019 14:04

$80.00
168645

SHELBYVILLE TENNESSEE Lynching Mob Burns Down the Courthouse 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181308322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 20, 1934 * Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District - Tennessee * Lynching mob burns down after Negro is transferred The front page has a great banner headline: "SOLDIERS KILL 2 IN LYNCH MOB" with subheads that include: "BALKED, RIOTERS DYNAMITE, BURN COURTHOUSE" and more. (see) First report coverage continues on page 2 with a small related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends December 27, 2018 06:58

$56.00
168580

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry WV Slaves Insurrection w/ Robert E. Lee 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372508479858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 21, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia * Early Robert E. Lee mention Page 5 has nearly a full column reporting on the slave insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, led by John Brown. The top of a column has: "The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry". The report begins: "Col. Lee, with his troops, has returned from the valley. All quiet there. He found Garrett's family safe..." followed by several other reports. Note: The Col. Lee reference is none other than Robert E. Lee. Uncommon to find Lee's name in most Harper's Ferry reports. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2018 14:37

$48.00
168308

FREDERICK DOUGLASS National Union Southern Loyalists Convention 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172074476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1866 * Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia * Considerable anti-black sentiment in the reporting * Mention of Frederick Douglass The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Loyalists' Convention" held in Philadelphia, with subheads: "The Hon. James Speed Elected President--His Address to the Delegates...Andrew Johnson's Policy Declared Fatal to the Loyal South--Speeches of Gov. Lane, Gen. Burnside...Frederick Douglass, and Others...Spirit of the Northern Convention" and more (see). A few bits note: "...Frederick Douglass excited quite an interest. As the delegates were leaving the Square he and Theodore Tilton walked arm in arm..." and near the end: "...Gov. Curtin... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:29

$68.00
168159

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1799 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494721321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799 * 18th century American title Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military (see). Three bkpg. runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details (see). Four pages, minor loss to the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:22

$46.00
167791

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina FALL OF SAVANNAH Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 28, 1864 * Fall of Savannah GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Wilmington--Attack of the Enemy" "From Richmond" which includes two dispatches reporting on battles, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. One of Lee's dispatches ends with: "...Our troops are bearing fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. The damage to the works can soon be repaired. Many bridges & d... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:41

$335.00
167779

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
167241

SOUTHERN SECESSION TALKS Pre Civil War Cotton States Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459005039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1860 * Southern crisis - Secession options * Abraham Lincoln as president elect From a few months before the outbreak of the Civil War, the front page has: "The Southern Excitement" "Condition of Public Sentiment in the Slave States" "The Union Element Showing Itself". More similar reports on 4. Eight pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:42

$34.00
167160

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA First Integration w/ Afrcian Americans 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456718587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, January 11, 1961 * Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes * University of Georgia 1st African-American students The front page has a one column heading: "2 Negroes in Classes; All is Quiet" with related photo. (see) Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Hunter-Gault was born to US Army Chaplain Charles S.H. Hunter Jr., and Althea Ruth Brown in Due West, South Carolina. She spent most of her childhood in Covington, Georgia, and attended Henry McNeal Turner High School in Atlanta. In 1961 Hunter-Gault and Hamilton E. Holmes were the ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:31

$40.00
167122

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition Page 7 has one column headings: "NEGRO CONSPIRACY" "Organized Movement Against the Whites in Tennessee" "Arrest and Lynching of Sixteen of the Ringleaders" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE OGALLALAS" "Custer's Discoveries in Their Ancient Territory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167101

JAMES BUCHANAN Presidential State of the Union Address w/ Slavery 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134327716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1860 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Much on tensions in the South All of page 4 & a portion of pg. 5 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type by: James Buchanan. This was his annual state-of-the-union address, the last before the outbreak of the Civil War. Given the period, there is much concerning the growing divisions between the North & South. Following Buchanan's address are various reports from the military as well as a report headed: "African Slave Trade" which begins: "During the past year the suppression of the African slave trade has received attention & the work has been prosecuted with vigor..." with muc... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:35

$47.00
166993

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449601260

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, February 4, 1862 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South * First Battle of Bull Run * Official reports from the Confederates Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. This is a particularly significant issue... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:05

$188.00
166586

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slave Ship Captured w/ 400 Negroes 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789898

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849. Also at the bottom of the pg: "Slaver Captured" which reports on the ship Goodwin with 400 slaves on board (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$68.00
166382

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE "Chiefly About War Matters" First 1st Printing 1863 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 * Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters" * an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man" * same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables" When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his masterpiece, "The Scarlet Letter," which was very critical of Puritanical New England morays and hypocrisy. However, his pen also took a shot at supporters of the American Civil War with his noteworthy, but less recognized, "Chiefly About War-Matters" (signed using the pen name "A Peaceable Man"), which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly of July, ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:46

$300.00
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
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