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685754

1930 Sherman, Texas Negro lynching... riot...

Item #685754

May 10, 1930

THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, May 10, 1930 



* Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 

* George Hughes - Negro lynching




The front page has a one column heading: "MOB ATTACKS, FIRES BUILDING, BURNS SUSPECT" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot and the lynching of Negro George Hughes.

Complete with all 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins,... See More  

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$62.00
685747

Inkster, Michigan Ford Motor employees recovery...

Item #685747

December 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931



* Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan

* Henry Ford Motor Company employees

* African American Detroit suburb experiment

* The Great Depression era




The top of the front page is a two column heading: "Ford Acts to Aid Debt-Ridden Workers; Begins Rehabilitation of a Whole Village" (see) First report coverage on Henry Ford trying an experiment in In... See More  

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685718

Problem with slaves in the Bahamas... Cherokee gold...

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.

Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

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685714

Creating a government in Colombia... Indian lands and laws...

Item #685714

June 26, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830  Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More  

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685696

From the Confederacy... Battle of Ball's Bluff

Item #685696

November 05, 1861

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&qu... See More  

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685609

Terrific issue on the Jefferson/Callender situation...

Item #685609

October 26, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Oct. 26, 1802



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial which includes: "The business of the late election had diverted our attention from various objects, and the execrable wretch Ca... See More  

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685605

Rare mention of "Sally" in Callender's letter...

Item #685605

September 11, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 11, 1802  



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Rare Sally Hemings mention

* James T. Callender




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

This issue has a wealth of fine content on the Callender/Jefferson situation. Page 2 begins with over a full column report/editorial concerning ... See More  

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685462

1899 Enterprise, Kansas family murders......

Item #685462

March 16, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1899



* Palmetto, Fulton County, Georgia

* Negroes massacre - assassinations


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A NEGRO SLAUGHTER" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.... See More  

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685460

16th Street Baptist Church bombing...

Item #685460

September 17, 1963

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., September 17, 1963



* 16th Street Baptist Church bombing

* Birmingham, Alabama Ku Klux Klan

* African-American girls killed

* Alabama Governor George Wallace




The front page has a one column heading: "Negroes Blame Wallace" with illustration of Wallace. (see) Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.

Complete with 24 pag... See More  

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685140

1942 Cleo Wright lynching... Sikeston, Missouri....

Item #685140

January 26, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1942



* Lynching of Cleo Wright - Negro

* Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri




Page 17 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED BY MISSOURI CROWD" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day throughout including much on World War II. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



Rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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685012

Fugitive slave, Pike's Peak, Texas, and the Rocky Mountains...

Item #685012

July 11, 1860

THE WORLD, New York, July 11, 1860  Page 2 has a lengthy report headed: "From The Rocky Mountains" and also a report headed: "From Pike's Peak".

Page 3 has both: "Texas Affairs" and: "From Arizona" the latter having subheads: "Gold" and "Indians Attacking Camp Jecker". 

Page 4 has a report; "Another Fugitive Slave Cas... See More  

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685008

Great on Stanley searching for Livingstone... The Sioux Indians...

Item #685008

August 08, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1872



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




Over two-thirds of page 8 are taken up with a very detailed account of the Livingston/Stanley expedition in Africa. Since the New York Herald financed Stanley's expedition in search of Dr. Livingstone, this newspaper had terrific coverage of the event.

First column heads include: "LIVINGSTONE AND STANLE... See More  

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685005

Capture of 3 slave ships...

Item #685005

September 02, 1840

THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sept. 2, 1840  Page 2 has a somewhat brief article headed: "Slavers Captured" reporting in part: "...intelligence that...the British brig of war Brisk...with 3 Portuguese bells, the Adriana, Coringa, and Montevideo as prizes, taken on the coast of Africa...engaged in the slave trade...ordered by the Vice Admiralty...eto be broken ... See More  

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684965

The Million Man March at the nation's capital...

Item #684965

October 17, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 



* Million Man March

* African Americans

* Louis Farrakhan

* National Mall - Wash. D.C.




The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "... See More  

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684916

Howard University's 40th anniversary... Encouragement to Black students...

Item #684916

November 16, 1907

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 16, 1907  A front page 1-column heading provides details of the orations given at Howard University's 40th year anniversary celebration: "FUTURE THE NEGRO", with subheads: "President Roosevelt Speaks of Good Work of Medical Men" and "ADVICE GIVEN TO GRADUATES", and "British Ambassador and Steel King Cong... See More  

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684640

For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character...

Item #684640

June 03, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 3, 1796  Page 2 has reports from Converses including: "The bill for making appropriations for the support of the military and naval establishments of 1796, was read a their time and passed...".

Page 3 had an ad: "For Sale, A Few Likely Negroes of good character..." and a bit more.

The back page has 2 runawa... See More  

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684639

Sale of a slave girl... Debating the Jay Treaty...

Item #684639

June 02, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 2, 1796  Much of page 2 is taken up with a report from Congress: "On motion for making provision for carrying into effect the treaty with Great Britain." which refers to the controversial Jay Treaty.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A likely healthy NEGRO GIRL..." with deta... See More  

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684578

Discussing the Jay Treaty...

Item #684578

June 11, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Maryland, June 11, 1796  Much of pages 2 and 3 are taken up with reports from Congress concerning debates on the controversial Jay Treaty with England.

The front page has an ad: "For Sale, For the term of 10 Years, A Likely healthy Negro Girl..." with details.

Page 4 has other "reward" ads concerning slaves, with details.... See More  

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684552

Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII..

Item #684552

February 01, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 1, 1988



* Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII

* Doug Williams - Timmy Smith - Ricky Sanders

* 1st African American to start - NFL Football




The top of the front page has a three column photo with one column heading: "Redskins Lasso Broncos, 42-10, in Super Bowl" The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Williams' Da... See More  

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684540

1965 Malcolm X assassination...

Item #684540

February 22, 1965

GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, Feb.  22, 1965 



* Malcolm X assassination

* Fiery Negro extremist




The front page has a three column heading: "Police Blame Malcolm X Killing On Mortal Enemies" (see)

Ten pages, close cut along the 1st column which causes unrelated loss of text, small library within masthead, otherwise good.... See More  

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684432

Deaths of Thurgood Marshall and Thomas Dorsey...

Item #684432

January 25, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993



* Thurgood Marshall death (1st report)

* 1st African American Supreme Court Justice




The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "R... See More  

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684378

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684378

July 30, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, July 30, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the front page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the city... See More  

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684376

Slave ads in this antebellum Louisiana newspaper...

Item #684376

August 06, 1850

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Aug. 6, 1850  Newspapers from the pre-Civil War South are rather difficult to find. Here is one from Louisiana.

Among the front page ads is one headed: "Slaves! Slaves! Slaves!" which notes in part: "The subscribers are prepared to receive, on consignment, for sale in this market, any number of slaves, having one of the best showrooms in the city,... See More  

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684340

The "Little Rock Nine" Arkansas Negroes...

Item #684340

October 03, 1957

THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 3, 1957 



* Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford

* Negro students - Arkansas

* Central High School




The front page has a great banner headline : "ARMY BACK ON GUARD IN SCHOOL VIOLENCE" with subheads which reports the story of the "Little Rock Nine".

Complete with 64 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, gener... See More  

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684246

Adventures of a gold digger... Slave trade abolished in the District of Columbia...

Item #684246

September 18, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 18, 1850 



* Slavery trade abolished

* District of Columbia


* Fugitive Slaves Act of 1850

* Passes the United States Senate




The front page has most of a column headed "Abolition of the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia--Bill Ordered to be Engrossed--All the Amendments Rejected--Fremont's California Indian Bill..." with much det... See More  

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684244

Earliest use of the term 'underground railroad' we have discovered...

Item #684244

August 28, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Aug. 28, 1850 



* Slavery - slaves - pre-Civil War tensions

* Rare "Underground Railroad" mention




The front page has an article: "From The Plains" which is a great letter concerning those traveling across the country, including Mormons heading to Utah. A few bits include: "The Gold Diggers have all disappeared among the Black Hills... See More  

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684208

Vassar College... Early baseball...

Item #684208

November 17, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 17, 1866  Inside has a half page print: "The Misses Cooke's School Room, Freedman's Bureau, Richmond, Va." showing a room full of African-American student. 

With a baseball connection, there is a small portrait of "Frank Pigeon, Of The Eckford B.B. Club, Brooklyn E. D.".

The double page centerfold has three views of t... See More  

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684112

Early Charleston...

Item #684112

June 28, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1803 



* Very rare & early Southern publication

* Prelude  to the Louisiana Purchase




A volume I issue of this famous title from the South. Page 3 has a letter of the French inhabitants of New Orleans which relates to the coming Louisiana Purchase.

Various news report of the day and a wealth of ads. The back page has an ad for a... See More  

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684072

Harper's Ferry Conspiracy... Prison and hanging of two conspirators...

Item #684072

December 31, 1859

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 31, 1959  The frontpage has a half page image of two John Brown's Raid (Harper's Ferry) conspirators, the caption which says: "Cook and Coppic escaped from their cell into the prison yard, the night previous to their execution". Additionally, page 6 has two articles: "COOK AND COPPIC ENDEAAVORING TO ESCAPE FROM THE JAI... See More  

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683984

Frederick Douglass & the Republican Party...

Item #683984

October 06, 1883

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1883  Page 5 has "THE INDEPENDENCE OF DOUGLASS. ADVISING COLORED VOERS TO STICK TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY", which includes in part: "I am thought to be an Independent. And so I am, but I am an Independent inside of the Republican Party." and "For the life of me I cannot see how any honest colored man, who has brains enough to put two id... See More  

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683977

Considerable detail on the slave ship Haidee...

Item #683977

October 05, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 5, 1858  The ftpg. has: "The Montauk Point Mystery Explained" "A New York Slave-Ship Scuttled Off Long Island" "Nine Hundred Slaves Landed by the Haidee in Cuba" "Arrest of the Mate and Five of the Crew--Description of the Ship" with the text taking over a full column.

It mentions in part: "...that the Haidee was fitted out at... See More  

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683867

On the constitutionality of laws against slave trade...

Item #683867

December 28, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1858  Page 2 has an article taking fully 1 1/2 columns headed: "Constitutionality of the Laws Against the African Slave Trade". Keep in mind that the importation of slaves had been outlawed since 1808.

Page 3 has: "Liberia and the Slave Trade".

Four pages, light damp stain at the top, good condition. The folder siz... See More  

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683861

On the slave ship Echo…

Item #683861

December 09, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9 1858  Page 3 has: "The Slave Case In South Carolina" which is about the infamous slave ship Echo.

Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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683859

On the trial of the slave ship Haidee...

Item #683859

November 29, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1858  Page 3 has an article: "Trial of Slavers" being the infamous slave ship Haidee. It mentions in part: "...She sailed thence to the African coast and there shipped 1,150 negroes. She lost 200 of these on her passage to Cuba. The slaves were landed at or near Cardenas..."with further details.

Four pages, nice con... See More  

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683828

Captured slave ship... Installation of a Jewish rabbi...

Item #683828

September 01, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1858  Page 3 has: "The Slaver At Charleston" which begins: "A slave brig, called the Echo, arrived at this port yesterday..." and also notes: "...Lieut. Maffitt very kindly writes us that the Dolphin captured this vessel, which he terms an American slaver, after a long chase...off the north coast of Cu... See More  

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683802

The Mormons, Frederick Douglass, and a freed slave's industriousness...

Item #683802

January 19, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1879  Pg. 7 is: "Frederick Douglass On The South" (see images). The bottom of page 5 has: "The Mormon Polygomists' Reply" (not photoed). One of the more interesting articles is found on page 2: "A Colored Man's History", which tells of a young slave boy who managed to save a few pennies here-and-there until he was given his freedo... See More  

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683756

Slaves of the captured Amistad slave ship...

Item #683756

October 09, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 29, 1840  Near the top of the front page is a small heading: "The Amistad Schooner" which reports on the case of the Amistad slave ship, made famous recently by the 1997 Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name.

The article mentions: "The British government...have been actively interposing in the affairs of the Amistad...to in... See More  

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683749

Slaves delivered to America... Return of slaves from the "Echo" slave ship...

Item #683749

December 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 12, 1858  Page 4 has a brief, yet historic report with a small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it (illegally) delivered the next-to last load of African slaves to America. It notes in part: "...succeeded in evading the vigilance of the cruisers & landed a cargo of... See More  

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683740

Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683740

September 26, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., Sept. 26, 1816  This issue has not one but three runaway slave advertisements with two on page 3 and the other on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, foxing, good condition.

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683738

Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683738

April 24, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 24, 1817  This issue has not one but three runaway slave advertisements, all on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, good condition.

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683736

Slave advertisements from the nation's capital...

Item #683736

May 01, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 1, 1817  This issue has not one but two runaway slave advertisements with one on page 3 and the other on the back page.

News of the day and other ads. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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683731

1900 Limon, Colorado Negro lynching...

Item #683731

November 17, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 17, 1900



* Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado horror

* Preston John Porter, Jr. - Negro lynching burning




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "COLORADO HORROR" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this er... See More  

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683661

1900 Akron, Ohio race riot...

Item #683661

August 23, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1900



* Akron, Ohio race riot of 1900

* Negro lynching attempt




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION BY A MURDEROUS MOB" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper... See More  

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683647

Brigham Young a prisoner in his own house... Fate of the slaves on the slaver Echo...

Item #683647

September 08, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 1858  Page 3 has: "The Prospect In Utah" which reports on the rather dire prospects of peace with the Mormons. One bit notes: "...Brigham Young and his elders have overshot their mark and are feeling the recoil of their own guns. They probably thought that the government would leave Mormonism to itself..." with much ... See More  

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683623

Early Ulysses S. Grant, 1839... Slave ships captured...

Item #683623

July 13, 1839

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 13, 1839 



* Very early Ulysses S. Grant

* West Point cadet admission




A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant (earliest we have seen in any periodical), as page 3 contains the "Names of the Cadets Admitted into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, June, 1839". What follows is those admitted f
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683605

The famous "irrepressible conflict" speech...

Item #683605

November 13, 1858

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1858  Nearly three columns on page 2 are taken up with the: "Speech Of Mr. Seward, of New York, delivered at a political meeting held in Rochester on the 25th of October, 1858".

This speech, although harmful to his political career, put the slavery issue on the front burner. One way or another, it had to be resolved.

Before ... See More  

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683535

Harlem mobster Casper Holstein kidnapping...

Item #683535

September 23, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1928



* Casper Holstein kidnapping

* Harlem Negro mobster leader




The front page has a one column heading: "RICH NEGRO SEIZED FOR $50,000 RANSOM" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: Casper Holstein was a p... See More  

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683516

James Irwin lynching...

Item #683516

February 02, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1930.



* James Irwin black lynching

* Ocilla, Irwin County, Georgia




Page 3 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO AS GEORGIA SLAYER" "500 Men Overpower Sheriff at Ocilla and Burn Accused Slayer of Girl" "VICTIM HAS CONFESSED" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the lynching of Negro, James Irwin, in Ocilla, Georgia.

Othe... See More  

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683494

Possibly the 1st Jew lynched within the United States...

Item #683494

August 17, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 17, 1868



* Lynching of Samuel Bierfield

* First Jew lynched in United States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica item

* Ku Klux Klan - KKK members




The front page has an article with small heading: "Murders By The Ku-Klux Klan", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierf... See More  

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683451

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #683451

September 21, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 21, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title



The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little light staining, generally nice.... See More  

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