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695664

1935 Berlin Anti-Jewish riots... Negro lynchings...

Item #695664

July 16, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 16, 1935



* Anti-Semitic riots - Berlin, Germany

* Pre Kristallnacht - Jewish holocaust - Jews


* Dooley Morgan & Bert Moore Negroes lynchings

* Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi




The front page has a one column heading: "Nazi Rioters Attack Jews in Berlin Cafes" (see)

The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "2 ARE LYNCHED IN MISSISSIP... See More  

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695527

Jackie Robinson's 1st MLB home run...

Item #695527

April 19, 1947

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 19. 1947



* Jackie Robinson's 1st home run

* 1st Negro in Major league baseball

* Brooklyn Dodgers "The Bums"




The sport's section (page 10) has a two column heading: "Bums Given Rush At Polo Grounds" with subhead and box scores. Text includes: "Jackie Robinson, the Dodgers' celebrated Negro rookie, also shared in the fence-b... See More  

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695475

1947 Jackie Robinson receives hate mail....

Item #695475

May 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1947



* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st Negro MLB baseball player




The sport's section (page 16) has one column headings: "ROBINSON REVEALS WRITTEN THREATS" Dodgers' Negro Star Told in Anonymous Letters to 'Get Out of Baseball'" See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Always... See More  

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695465

Early from Alexandria, Virginia...

Item #695465

November 07, 1821

THE ALEXANDRIA HERALD, Virginia, Nov. 7, 1821



* Very rare 19th century American publication



 It would appear this is the very first of this title--pre-Civil War--that we have offered. 

Page 2 includes: "Pirates Taken" and: "Steam-Boat Case" which involves Robert Fulton and who has the right to operate on the Hudson River.

The back page includes 3 illustrated r... See More  

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695461

Rare opportunity for an early title from Georgia...

Item #695461

February 04, 1826

AUGUSTA CHRONICLE & GEORGIA ADVERTISER, Feb. 4, 1826  



* Extremely rare publication

* Antebellum South




Rarely do we find antebellum newspapers from the Deep South, but here is one.

A great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated including a back page "Ten Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. News of the day is found on page 2.

A rare op... See More  

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695307

Much on the Civil War... Civil War map of Acquia Creek...

Item #695307

June 01, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 1, 1861  



* Battle of Aquia Creek Civil War map

* Union Navy gunboats vs. Confederate batteries

* One of the first battles of the war




The format of this title at this time was advertisements on the front page with the wealth of Civil War reporting on inside pages. 

The back page includes a Civil War map headed: "Acquia Creek and Its Environs" wit... See More  

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695274

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #695274

February 13, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Feb. 13, 1862  A very graphic & displayable issue as the front page features not one but two Civil War maps, one captioned: "Albemarle Sound & the Point of Attack of the Federal Fleet", with related text, and the other headed: "Roanoke Island".

Both the first and last columns have nice stacks of Civil War headlines including: "VICTORY! ... See More  

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695246

Great news from the Mexican War... Four slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695246

August 12, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 12, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 2 has a great wealth of reporting from the Mexican War, including historic reports on General Scott having come to the gates of Mexico City, one of th
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695245

Two slave reward ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695245

December 31, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 31, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 3 has two reward ads for runaway slaves, particulars are shown in the photos.

Four pages, archival strengthening across the central fold on pages 2
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695244

The Mexican War... Three slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695244

December 30, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 30, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 2 has some lengthy reporting on the Mexican War headed: "From the Rio Grande".

Page 3 has three slave-related ads, one headed: "For S
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695243

Three slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695243

August 10, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 10, 1847



* Rare antebellum publication



 In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 3 has three slave-related ads, two are reward ads for runaways, and the other is headed: "For Sale--Land, Neg
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695241

Two slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695241

August 03, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 3, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 2 has reports from the Mexican War headed: "From The Brazos".

Page 3 has three slave-related ads, each having various particulars. One is a
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695239

Four slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695239

July 31, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, July 31, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 3 has four slave-related ads, one headed: "For Sale--Land Negroes, and Stock of all Kinds..." each having various particulars. The ads are s
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695238

Four slave-related ads from this leading slave import city...

Item #695238

July 30, 1847

THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, July 30, 1847  In 14 years this city would be the hotbed for secession from the Union, not surprising given it was the largest American point of disembarkation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Page 3 has four slave-related ads, one headed: "Negroes Wanted.." each having various particulars. The ads are shown in the photos.

Four pages,
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694983

First of this scarce title we have offered...

Item #694983

September 02, 1809

THE PEOPLE'S MONITOR, Easton, Maryland, Sept.  2, 1809  A quite scarce title, this one from the private collection. It existed from 1809 - 1815 although there were several gaps when not printed. Only 3 institutions have a quantity of this title, 4 other institutions have but one of just several. Only one institution (A.A.S.) has this date. This is the volume 1, number 30 issue.

Insi... See More  

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694931

Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...

Item #694931

January 15, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 15, 1864  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see the information at the bottom of this listing.

Among the front page reports are: "Streight's Last Raid--Attempt to Escape from the Libby--Undermining The Walls" "How Stand... See More  

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694925

Caracas & Carthagena independence... rare mention of The Inquisition...

Item #694925

February 01, 1812

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 1, 1812 



*  Carthagena's independence

*  Rare mention of The Inquisition

*  Report from Caracas re: their independence




Page 7 has under the heading "South America" mention of the manifesto of Carthagena, stating in part that in the previous November, they had declared themselves to be: "A FREE, SOV... See More  

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694918

Satchel Paige makes his 1st MLB start.....

Item #694918

August 04, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES,  August 4, 1948 



* Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start

* Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians




The sport's section (page 26) has a three column heading: "Indians Win and Lead League" with subheads: "PAIGE AS STARTER GETS FIRST VICTORY" "Gives 7 Hits Before Retiring for Pinch Hitter in 7th--Indians Top Senators, 5-3&q... See More  

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694556

Indians are staking their claim...

Item #694556

April 17, 1819

THE UNION subtitled: "United States' Gazette and True American for the Country", Philadelphia, April 17, 1819  This was the semi-weekly country edition of the "Union" which was a daily.

Page 2 includes: "Claims of the North American Indians" and: "Curious Roguery. A page 3 report begins: "The slave trade treaties were the subject of some conversati... See More  

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694552

A single sheet "Supplement" issue...

Item #694552

October 15, 1796

SUPPLEMENT TO CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1796  Occasionally newspapers would publish a "Supplement" to an issue to either provide space for advertisements or to report news that would not fit within the 4 page issue. This is one.

The front page begins with a: "Twenty-Dollars Reward" for a runaway: "...Negro servant lad..." ... See More  

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694453

The South to force slaves into the military...

Item #694453

December 20, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 20, 1864  



* Rare rebel publication



Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states.

The front page has: "The War News" with subheads "Southwestern Virginia" & "Savannah". Also: "City Intelligence" "A Timely Invention" "The Soldiers' Christma... See More  

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694257

The Jackie Robinson of the NFL....

Item #694257

March 22, 1946

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 22, 1946



* Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier

* NFL football signs it's 1st African American player

* Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis)




Page 23 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous heading that reads: "Los Angeles Signs Negro Grid Star" (see)

Unfortunate for the small report here but still a historic first.

Complete in 30 pages, light tonin... See More  

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693985

"Little Rock Nine"...

Item #693985

September 04, 1957

THE DETROIT NEWS, September 4, 1957 



* Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford

* Negro students - Arkansas

* 1st Central High School entry try




The front page has a three column heading: "Arkansas Defies U.S., Bars Students Again" (see) This report concern the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950's and 1... See More  

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693957

Prohibition era - hospitals want whisky... A modern Paul Revere's warning...

Item #693957

March 06, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1923



*Interesting Prohibition Headlines



The 2nd page has fascinating Prohibition coverage including: “CITY WANTS WHISKY FOR HOSPITAL USE”,“MODERN PAUL REVERE WARNS OF LIQUOR RAID” and “RUM-RUNNING ON THE SOUND”

Other single-column headlines include: “LAUDS NEGRO EDUCATION”, "Harding Foresees B... See More  

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693888

Uncommon woman suffrage paper from Syracuse...

Item #693888

January 01, 1879

THE NATIONAL CITIZEN & BALLOT BOX, Syracuse, New York, January, 1879  



* Rare Woman's suffrage publication



A quite rare women's suffrage newspaper which lasted less than 3 1/2 years under this title.

Mott notes in his "History Of American Magazines" that this publication was financed in part by Susan B. Anthony, and that having failed with The Woman's Campaign... See More  

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693807

President Lincoln's appeal to the border states... Brady's photographs...

Item #693807

July 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 19, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln appeal to border states

* Pleads for emancipation of slaves - slavery




The back page begins with a very notable address by President Lincoln headed: "The President's Appeal To The Border States". 

On July 12 Abraham Lincoln invited the senators and representatives from the border states to hear his offer of compen
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693805

Civil War map of a naval battle near Fort Pillow...

Item #693805

May 18, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1862



* U.S. naval operations near Fort Pillow

* Mississippi River - Andrew H. Foote




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From South Carolina" "Effects of the Abolition Edict of General Hunter" "The Contrabands Eschew a military Life" "Heroism Of Nine Colored Seamen" and more.

Perhaps the best con... See More  

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693490

Much on slavery...

Item #693490

February 19, 1845

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Feb. 19, 1845  The front page has nearly 3 columns taken up with: "A Discussion of the Subject of Slavery, to the Rev. Richard Fuller, D.D."

Inside includes: "Slavery" concerning an ad for a runaway slave girl; "The French Press on Slavery", and s small report noting: "A cargo of native Africans, numbering 178 souls, has arri... See More  

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693452

First African-American in the House of Representatives...

Item #693452

March 01, 1869

THE PRESS, Philadelphia, March 1, 1869



* 1st African American to make speech in Congress



John Willis Menard has the distinction of being the first African-American to be elected to the House of Representatives, representing Louisiana, and consequently on February 27 he became the first to address the chamber.
The back page is mostly taken up with reports from Congress & includ
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693318

18th century Baltimore... 5 slavery advertisements...

Item #693318

September 10, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 7, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) runaway slave advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship & two runaway slave ads. Another one is on the back page. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in nice condition.... See More  

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693267

Very historic report on the fugitive slave case of Anthony Burns: he had to return to his owner... On the recent Kansas-Nebraska Act...

Item #693267

June 08, 1854

NEW YORK OBSERVER, Secular Department (there was also a 'Religious Department' edition), June 8, 1854  



* Fugitive slave Anthony Burns

* Escape - capture and trial verdict




Page 3 has a very notable report with a small head: "The Boston Fugitive Slave Case" which was an historic event in Boston. Most of this report relates to the verdict of the case.

 This was th... See More  

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693216

1904 Lynching of Paul Reed & Will Cato...

Item #693216

August 16, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 16, 1904



* Lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato - Negroes

* Statesboro & Savannah - Georgia race war




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

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693158

Slave insurrection planned in Virginia...

Item #693158

May 18, 1802

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, May 18, 1802  Page 2 has an item concerning clockmaker Jacob Alrichs. Also a report of a slave insurrection near Lynchburg, noting: "...that a conspiracy among the negroes there...some of the ringleaders...are in custody...The plan of those misguided wretches was to have...massacred their masters & all others that opposed their measures...to effect thei... See More  

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693154

Confederate reports from Charleston...

Item #693154

February 27, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 27, 1863 



* From the origin of the Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States Of America" in the masthead.

Among the small heads on the front page are: "Yankee Iron-Clad Gunboat Indianola Captured--The Capture Made with Confederate Steamers Queen of the West & Webb--Her Officers &a... See More  

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693113

Much on crime...

Item #693113

October 12, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 12, 1884  Page 6 has quite a few crime-related reports including: "A Negro Murderer Lynched in Mississippi" "Robbed By Masked Men" "The Buzzard Gang" of Penna.; "Escaped from Jail" "Palmer Will Hang" "An Indignant Horse Thief" "Murderous Incendiaries" "A Rural Sheriff" and even more.... See More  

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693070

1928 Harlem mobster Casper Holstein kidnapping...

Item #693070

September 25, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1928



* Casper Holstein kidnapping (set free)

* Harlem Negro mobster leader




The top of page 33 has a one column heading: "NEGRO, BACK HOME, LAUDS KIDNAPPERS" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 64 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.



wikipedia no... See More  

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693048

Rosa Jordan shot deasd... Montgomery bus boycott...

Item #693048

December 21, 1956

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 29, 1956 



* Black pregnant woman Rosa Jordan shot dead

* Martin Luther King Jr. becoming known

* Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation ending




A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect on Dec. 21st.

The front p... See More  

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692936

Death of Coretta Scott King... MLK wife...

Item #692936

February 01, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 1, 2006



* Coretta Scott King death

* Martin Luther King's wife

* Civil Right activist

* African American equality




The front page has a two column heading: "She Built a Legacy by Preserving One" with subhead and photo. (see) Much more on pages 10 & 11 with 5 more related photos.

Complete with all section (90+ pages, great condition.

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692806

Much on the case of fugitive slave Henry Long...

Item #692806

December 28, 1850

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, December 28, 1850 



* Fugitive slave case

* Henry Long




Pages 4 & 5 have over a column taken up with an article headed: "Alleged Slave Case" with various subheads, concerning the case of fugitive slave Henry Long, about whom much is written on the web. Much detail, as this was from the beginning of the very controversial Fugitive Slave Act.

Eight pa... See More  

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692805

The fugitive slave case of Bill Fisher...

Item #692805

July 27, 1853

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 27, 1853 



* Fugitive Slave Case

* Bill Fisher




The front page has: "The Fugitive Slave Case--The Health of the City, etc." being the slave case of Bill Fisher. This report takes three-quarters of a column and includes: "...as soon as the marshal drove off with the slave, a number of them followed the carriage. The friends of the slave will follo... See More  

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692713

Flashpoint for the school integration issue...

Item #692713

August 19, 1958

THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 19, 1958 



* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Negro students

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a six column headline: Little Rock to Fight Integration Ruling" with subheads. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950's and 1960's.

Complete with 44 pages, sma... See More  

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692696

Impeachment and Reconstruction reports...

Item #692696

May 22, 1868

WILMINGTON JOURNAL, North Carolina, May 22, 1868  Among the articles: "Will Impeachment Succeed" "Probability of the Acquittal of the President--Senators Grimes, Fessenden, Trumbull & Henderson Against Conviction--Extraordinary Excitement in Washington..." "Anarchy in the South--'Somebody's Got to Leave' " "The Defeat of Impeachment" &qu... See More  

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692692

Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial... African-Americans in politics...

Item #692692

March 21, 1868

THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 21, 1868  The top of the front page has a column headed: "Things In Washington" "The President's Line of Defence in Impeachment--Petitions for the Removal of Mr. M'Culloch..." with more. Then a string of subheads including: "Impeachment Rumors--Reported Resignation of Secretary Seward--What the Radicals Will Pro... See More  

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692601
Item #692601

February 22, 1790

THE DIARY, OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER,  London, Feb. 22, 1790  



* Uncommon publication

* 18th century original




Various news reports from Europe. Over half of the back page is taken up with a detailed account of: "Observations on the Trial of a Planter For Slave Murder".

The front page has a detailed ad for chimney sweeps headed: "Sweeping of Chimneys". A full ... See More  

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692521

War is on the horizon... Election results by Pony Express...

Item #692521

December 20, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1860 



* Pony Express re. Abraham Lincoln's election win

* Pre Civil War Southern tensions - secession ?




Considerable reporting on national events that would soon lead to the Civil War.

Inside page reports include one beginning: "The Pony Express passed Fort Kearney early on Tuesday...with later California news. The official result of the Presidentia... See More  

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692514

Mormons, slavery, and Dickens...

Item #692514

June 23, 1858

NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1858  Page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with a report headed: "The Mormons Flight and the Mormon Future--A New Power Among the Nations of Earth". The report begins by reflecting upon the founding of the Mormons noting: "...announcing the appearance & character of their 'Golden Bible' as the book was for a while commonly called...ref... See More  

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692509

Mormons to settle in Kansas... Interesting slavery item...

Item #692509

October 05, 1854

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1854  Page 6 has a report headed: "Mormon Emigration to Kansas" which begins: "We learn from one of the 'Mormon faith' that movements are on foot to establish a 'stake' for Mormon settlers in the Territory of Kansas, about 100 miles interior from the town of Kansas..." with much more. And further on is: "...Those emigrants who... See More  

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692493

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...

Item #692493

May 28, 1864

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 28, 1864 



* Very rare Civil War publication

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press... See More  

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692465

Lengthy & descriptive on early California...

Item #692465

August 03, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849  Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics".

This is perhaps the best description... See More  

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692348

1st Negro pitcher makes MLB debut...

Item #692348

August 27, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 27, 1947



* Dan Bankhead makes MLB debut

* 1st African American pitcher

* Brooklyn Dodgers baseball




The top of page 27 has a six column heading: "Pirates Rout Dodgers on 20-Hit Attack" with subheads that include: "Bankhead Hits Home Run" "But Negro Pitcher Is Routed with Gregg..." The report begins with: "Dan Bankhead made his debu... See More  

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