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185217

JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Black Baseball MLB Signing Brooklyn Dodgers 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989476278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, October 24, 1945 * Jackie Robinson joins the majors (historic) * 1st African American in MLB baseball * Montreal Royals - Brooklyn Dodgers The top of the back page has a three column heading: "Dodgers' Signing of Negro Sets New Baseball Policy" with photo of Robinson. (see) Nice to have in a NYC publication, the home of the Dodgers at the time. Complete with all 68 pages, tabloid size, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:08

$120.00
185216

TULSA RACE RIOT Greenwood Community Oklahoma Massacre Blacks War 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392989475765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1921  * Tulsa race riot massacre (1st report) * African-American Greenwood community The top of the front page has a two column headline: "DEADLY FIGHTING IN RACE CONFLICT IN CITY OF TULSA, OKLAHOMA"  with subheads. (see) Complete with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. 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 people were admitted to local h... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2020 07:08

$92.00
185173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392986291772

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
185132

HAITIAN REVOLUTION Negroes Slaves Insurrection vs. French Rule 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392985018959

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  * Haitian Revolution begins * Insurrection of liberated slaves * Rebellion against French authority The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with: "Negro Insurrection--In Hispaniola" with much detail. Page 2 has a report on the imprisoned king & queen of France noting in part: "The King and Queen of France are not permitted to speak together without the presence of some National Guards, & they are both obliged to dress & undress before them...they look in the beds...to see if they are there and ask Madame or Sir, are you in this bed? And they repeat the question until their wretched prisoners answer, Yes." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:51

$57.00
185089

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980315384

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980308716

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373272099440

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
184983

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977217763

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, Nov. 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (4) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. Two more on page 3 and a slaves for sale ad on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, light toning to upper left corner, generally nice.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:51

$40.00
184981

EMMETT TILL 'Bobo' Mississippi Delta Negro Boy Whistling Murder 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392977217049

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: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, September 8, 1955 * Emmett Louis 'Bobo' Till * Mississippi Delta murder * Whistling at a white woman The front page has a two column heading: "Mother of Murdered Chicago Boy Invited To Attend Mississippi Trial" with lead-in: "Whistle Aftermath" and photo of defendant, J. W. Milam. (see) Complete with 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 12, 2020 13:50

$44.00
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
184793

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968973912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, May 26, 1865  * Rare anti-slavery title 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. Much of the issue is taken up with reports from the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other bits relating to slavery from just at the end of the Civil War including: "The Arrest of Jeff. Davis". The bkpg. has an interesting bit: "Strange Story of Mr. Lincoln" concerning a prediction he would not live out his second term. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:33

$70.00
184788

HARLEM RACE RIOTS New York City Police RACIAL Confrontation 1964 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968969137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1964 * Harlem race riots * Confrontation w/ police * James Powell death The front page has various one column headings concerning the Harlem race riot that include: "CITY TO INCREASE NEGRO POLICEMEN ON HARLEM DUTY" "Killing of Boy by Officer Will Go to Grand Jury Today, Screvane Says" "VIOLENCE ERUPTS FOR THIRD NIGHT" and more with related photo. (see) Much more on pages 22 & 123 with a few more related photos. Loads of text here. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Complete with 68 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:31

$48.00
185247

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


eBay Auction Item # 373292837683

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 October 30, 2020 13:30

$67.99
184752

COLUMBUS TX Colorado County Texas Hanging Tree BLACKS LYNCHINGS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963778544

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
185238

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY Abolition Movement New York City Pre-Civil War 1845 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392989531446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 30, 1845  * Rare abolitionism title As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from 16 years before the Civil War. Among the articles: "The Patriotism of Abolitionists" "Slavery" "Free Suffrage Convention" "Address Of the Yearly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends..." "The Abolition of Capital Punishment" and much more. Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:16

$47.99
184729

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 4 Slave Advertisements 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392963699216

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY CRESCENT, New Orleans, July 16, 1851 * Rare antebellum publication * 4 slave advertisements News of the day with several advertisements including a few slavery related ads, one on the front page and three more on page 3. Four pages, various news of the day, loose and irregular at the spine, a little light foxing, otherwise good.

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Ends October 30, 2020 09:15

$37.00
185194

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


eBay Auction Item # 392988404486

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 edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 29, 2020 08:52

$37.99
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
184693

SLAVES Slavery Advertisements & SHIPS Rare 1798 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373241370859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 25, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slaves advertisements The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 1 runaway slave ad. One more on the back page. (see) News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 15:05

$38.00
185188

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373288481047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 7, 1798 * 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 back page for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 28, 2020 13:11

$34.99
185145

Runaway SLAVE Black Advertisements in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392985816358

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 22, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the day with several other interesting ads. Four pages, untrimmed and very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2020 07:52

$39.99
185144

are TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392985814597

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 October 27, 2020 07:50

$324.99
185096

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


eBay Auction Item # 392984656843

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 October 26, 2020 07:49

$249.99
184596

MARIAN ANDERSON African Amrican Contralto Singer Spingarn Medal 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373230652644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1939 * Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal * Celebrated African American singer * First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "FIRST LADY HONORS MARTIAN ANDERSON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Eleanor Roosevelt presenting Marian Anderson with the 1939 Spingarn Medal. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2020 08:59

$45.00
184533

NEGRO Boy Slave for Sale Advertisement in Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226067185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1794 * Rare 18th century American title * Negro boy for sale advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the front page for a Negro boy for sale. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:57

$42.00
184389

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA Campaign Race Riots Disaster NEGROES Photos 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392938247433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 4, 1963 * Birmingham, Alabama * Race riots - Negroes * Martin Luther King Jr. The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Racial Situation Explosive" (see). Complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 11, 2020 13:41

$62.00
184329

HARLEM RACE RIOT Black Teenage Shoplifter Attacked at Five & Dime 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937112092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935 * Harlem race riot of 1935 * Black teenage shoplifter The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Harlem riot of 1935 took place on March 19, 1935 during the Great Depression, in New York City, New York, in the United States. It has been described as the first "modern" race riot in Harlem, because it was committed primarily against property rather than persons. Harlem is a northern neighborhood on Manhattan Island in New York City whose ... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:43

$58.00
184305

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE Kentucky to Freedom in Cincinnati Ohio ? 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936137284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 17, 1853  * Notable fugitive slave case - slavery The top of page 2 has an article: "A Fugitive At Cincinnati" which reports on the first fugitive slave case in Cincinnati since the enactment of the Fugitive Slave Law in 1850. This is the case of Washington McQuerry, an escaped slave from Kentucky who sought his freedom in Ohio. Four pages, a very discrete archival mend on page 2, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:29

$48.00
184301

NEGRO TROOPS ? General William T. Sherman in the South 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373200588314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 2, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * Negro troops question considered As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" carrying over to most of pg. 2. Inside pages contain: "General Sherman's Operations" "Marching Of Troops In Large Bodies" "How to Recruit Our Army" "Negro Troops" "Bills Relating to the Navy" "Speech of Major-General McClellan" and much more. Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:27

$34.00
184296

OXFORD MS Lafayette County Mississippi NEGRO Lynching Hanging 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392936130286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 19, 1935. * Ellwood Higginbotham Negro lynching * Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi Page 21 has small one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO" "Mississippi Prisoner Seized as Jury Debates Murder Case" First report coverage on the lynching of Ellwood Higginbotham at Oxford, Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, archival mend on page 2, otherwise good.

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Ends October 09, 2020 15:18

$44.00
184248

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston Mercury SC Civil War Atlanta Campaign 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373198502403

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

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:18

$83.00
184244

18th Century PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania 1792 Old Newspaper / Runaway SLAVE ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392934958916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1792  * Runaway slave ads The front page is filled with ads including 23 illustrated ship ads. A few more inside as well. Various news of the day inside, plus more ads including at least two "Four Dollar Reward" ads, one for a runaway mulatto slave. Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends October 08, 2020 15:15

$47.00
184102

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392928045716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana The top of page 7 has one column headings: "The Negro Riot In Louisiana" "Colfax Grant Parish in Possession of the Negroes--A Reign of Terror--The Whites Arming for Resistance" (see) Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:32

$52.00
183952

GEORGETOWN Sussex County DELAWARE Negro Rapist Execution Hanging 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373170143065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 21, 1873 * Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware * Negro Joe Burton hanging - execution The top of page 8 has one column headings: "A NEGRO EXECUTION" "Much Ado About a Savage Murderer" "The Wages Of Sin" "Under The Gallows" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:59

$34.00
183947

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out". This is a same-day report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson which includes a round-by-round account of the battle. Uncommon for such a nice & dramatic banner headline. Most of the back page is taken up with a huge photo of the: "...Ten Thousand Fight fans In Front of the Post Building." The complete 8 page issue, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$128.00
183933

Re: THE LIBERATOR William Lloyd Garrison w/ Davy Crockett 1831 Niles' Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392919643935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831  * re. Anti-slavery publication "Liberator" * Davy Crockett & George Washington The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the editor's reproof for having said that 'a sudden emancipation of the slaves, either by force or through principle', would be an awful calamity..." with more. This was from the very first year of this famous newspaper by William Lloyd Garrison, which would survive until shortly after the end of the Civil War. Among other reports in this issue are: "Franklin Institute" "Anti Masonry" (masonic) "Mr. Crockett" "The Memory of George Washington, the Father of His Coun... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2020 08:50

$51.00
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Great General ROBERT E. LEE Civil War PRINTS Harper's Weekly 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918910902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864  * Famed General Robert E. Lee issue * American Civil War illustrations * Nice for display Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well. Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "The Late Rev. Gordon Winslow" and a halfpg: "General Sherman's Campaign--General Hooker's Escort Charging Through the Woods". Great & displayable doublepage centerfold is captioned: 'Gen. Sherman's Campaign--The Rebel Assault On Logan's Position In the Battle At Dallas'. ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$147.00
183884

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916044099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 (note the typesetting error of the date on the titlepg.) * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" The most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul  Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London f... See More  

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:11

$98.00
183802

LA AMISTAD Sierra Leone SLAVES Mutiny Ship Prisoners Negroes 1839 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373153541770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, August 31, 1839 * La Amistad slave ship * Suspicious vessel captured * African slaves commit mutiny The front page has a report reading in part: "A Suspicious Vessel which had been spoken several times on our coast, has been captured by...the brig Washington, and carried into New London. This vessel, a schooner, called L'Amistad, (Friendship) sailed from Havana bound to Neuvitas, with a cargo of dry goods, three Spanish Creoles and an old planter, who owned the schooners cargo and slaves. The other passengers and crew were...murdered, when the slaves--instigated by the creoles, rose....The Washington fell in with the schooner at anchor off Montaug...". Other news of the day thro... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:29

$62.00
183704

TREATY OF FORT GIBSON w/ Florida Seminole Indians Andrew Jackson 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906316227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1834 * Treaty of Fort Gibson * Seminole Indians The last column of the front page is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Seminole Indians of Florida, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 7 Indian chiefs. The ftpg. has a wealth of ads including a: "$25 Reward" for a runway slave, with details. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:13

$38.00
183670

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Slaves Emancipated in Washington D.C. 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145550224

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1862 * President Lincoln emancipates the slaves in Washington, D.C. * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee The most noteworthy content is found on page 10: "Important Message of the President to Congress" "Approval of the Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Names & Antecedents of the Emancipation Commissioners" and more. The document is signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. This Act ended slavery in the nation's capital and compensated both former owners and freed slaves. The front pag has considerable reporting from Congress debating the bill for abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia. It is followed by: "The President's Policy Explained" which carries... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$115.00
183669

Rare 1967 NATION OF ISLAM Elijah Muhammad African-American MUSLIM Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373145549961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Aug. 25,1967 * Nation of Islam religious movement * Elijah Muhammad - founder * Fight for civil rights era original The front page has: "Messenger Muhammad: A NATION IN A NATION!", which includes a photo of "The Hon. Elijah Muhammad" with a related article inside. Other articles within: "Revolt Against Viet War Splits 'White Power' "Eye-Witness Tells of Storm-Trooper Shooting of Black Youths" "Women in Islam" and so much more. The tack page is taken up with: "The Muslim Program - What the Muslims Want" and "What the Muslims Believe". The issue is complete in 28 pages, nice condition. Note: This newspaper was one of the most widely-read that was produced by an African American organiza... See More  

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Ends September 11, 2020 15:19

$44.00
183556

Rare FRANKFORT KY Franklin County Co. Kentucky w/ Slavery Ads 1826 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826 * Rare publication * Slave ads An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel. Four pages, a few small holes in the left margin, archival mends to a few minor margin tears, some foxing.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$65.00
183464

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Philadelphia PA 1798 Newspaper w/ Runaway Slaves Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 29, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * 3 runaway slaves advertisements The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads. The front page has a runaway slave ad under: "Ten Dollars reward" Two more appear on the back page. (see) News of the day and other advertisements. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a little ink dirtiness to a quadrant of the front page only, a few tiny binding holes along the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$72.00
183463

HENRY BARTLE FRERE & the African Slave Trade - Zanzibar Sultans 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 11, 1873 * Sir Henry Bartle Frere * Sultans of Zanzibar & Muscat * African slave trade - traffic The back page has a correspondence from Henry Bartle Frere at Zanzibar, Africa with heading: "The East African Slave Trade" (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$34.00
183447

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892693230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871 * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. Complete with 10 pages, minor wear at the folds and spine, gene... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:23

$57.00
183443

TONG WARS San Francisco Chinatown Girl Sex Slaves Trafficking 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133261022

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 HERALD, July 31, 1873 * Chinatown's sex slaves (girls) * San Francisco, California Chinese * Human trafficking - Tong Wars The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HIP YEE TONG" "An Infamous Secret Chinese Society in San Francisco" and more. (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:20

$35.00
183361

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Arrested w/ Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889047874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1956 * Martin Luther King Jr. arrested * Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott * Ralph Abernathy & other key figures The front page has a one column heading: "ARRESTS CONTINUE IN NEGRO BOYCOTT" with subhead: "24 Ministers Among Those Indicted in Montgomery" (see) Coverage on multiple arrests of several Negroes during the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear along the central fold and margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:42

$62.00
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