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672324

Negro League star Satchel Paige signed with the Atlanta Braves...

Item #672324

August 13, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., August 13, 1968



* Negro League star Satchel Paige signed with the Atlanta Braves at 70 years of age.

* He may pitch!




Page 6 has: "Ageless Satch Paige Has Signed On With Atlanta", which includes approx. 8 inches of supporting text. See images for details.



Complete in 10 pages, evenly toned, overall good.



Background: Satchel Paige had the honor of... See More  

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$65.00
672244

1873 Georgetown, Delaware Negro hanging...

Item #672244

June 21, 1873

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 conditio... See More  

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$34.00
672108

Slavery comes to an end in England...

Item #672108

August 29, 1833

THE TIMES, London, August 29, 1833 



* Slavery abolished in the British Empire



As Wikipedia notes the British Slavery Abolition Act was passed in 1833, receiving the royal assent on August 28.

Page 2 begins with: "Parliamentary Intelligence" with text noting in part: "Their Lordships sat at 12 o'clock...the Royal assent was given by commission to various bills--amongs... See More  

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$63.00
671973

Brigham Young's polygamy trial... Chicago Fire... The Lowry War...

Item #671973

October 20, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire disaster

* Brigham Young polygamy trial

* Lowry War - North Carolina




Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "... See More  

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$76.00
671932

Reporting the Mexican War and more...

Item #671932

July 08, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1847  The front page has: "Late From Vera Cruz" with news on the Mexican War taking over half a column. Inside includes: "The News From Mexico" "A Visit to Lake Superior" "A Faithful Negro" and more.

Four pages, some damp staining to the lower half, generally good.

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$32.00
671914

Jews are expelled... Kentucky's Mammoth Cave...

Item #671914

August 24, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816



* Jews are expelled from Lubec

* Mammoth Caves of Kentucky described




One of the better items is a brief article headed: "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there to leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: &... See More  

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671895

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #671895

April 06, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872 



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

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 Gu... See More  

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$86.00
671841

Early from the capital of Florida...

Item #671841

October 14, 1854

THE FLORIDIAN AND JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Oct. 14, 1854 



* Rare pre-Civil War publication



A nice & uncommon opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida.

Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. Formatted much like other newspapers of the day with various news reports both local & national, and a ... See More  

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671823

Reports from the Civil War with a Confederate perspective...

Item #671823

February 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 24, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "The Northern Press & the Mediation Question" "The Radicals on the War" which has several subheads including: "Re-Union--The South Independent--the Army Conservative--The Proclamation A Failure" and more. Also on the front page: "Horrib... See More  

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$69.00
671764

Henry Bartle Frere & the African slave trade

Item #671764

August 11, 1873

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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$34.00
671759

1798 Engraving of a porcupine in the masthead...

Item #671759

March 29, 1798

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... See More  

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$72.00
671735

Details on the capture of a slave ship...

Item #671735

May 18, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1860 



* Famous slaver "Wildfire" capture

* African slave trade print fame




Page 2 begins with: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars  in Regard to the Bark Wildfire and Her Cargo" with the report taking over half a column.

The text begins: "The bark Wildfire, with a cargo of over 500 Africans on board, was captured...... See More  

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$55.00
671726

Martin Luther King & the Montgomery bus boycott trial...

Item #671726

March 20, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, March 20, 1956  The top of the front page has: "Voids Charge Against 3 of 93 in Alabama Trial" which begins: "The mass trial of Negro bus boycott leaders began today... Alabama judge Eugene Carter dismissed charges against three defendants, but ordered that individual trials against 90 others get underway at once." The article continues: "Thetf... See More  

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671683

The Lowry War in 1871 North Carolina...

Item #671683

July 18, 1871

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... See More  

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$57.00
671616

Martin Luther King Jr. & others arrested.......

Item #671616

February 24, 1956

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 Mon... See More  

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$62.00
671522

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #671522

February 23, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads.

The back page has a... See More  

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671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863 



* Capital of the Confederacy



The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence&q... See More  

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671470

Abraham Lincoln's position... Fugitive slave case...

Item #671470

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln about to change America



Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Repub... See More  

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671418

New weapon is created... A stowaway slave case...

Item #671418

October 15, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1836  Content includes: "Another Slave Case" concerning a runaway slave; "War In Florida" with the Indians; "The Hindoo Exhibition" and more.

The back page has: "New Weapon" with the report stating: "We have been...shown one of the most awfully destructive weapons, made by gen. Houston's orders, ... See More  

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671353

Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"...

Item #671353

January 16, 1865

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865 



* Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"

* Rare Confederate publication from the rebel capital




The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last Wednesday...pass an ordinance of Emancipation, declaring all sl... See More  

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671299

Flashpoint for the school integration issue...

Item #671299

September 13, 1958

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Sept. 13, 1958 



* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Negro students

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Tension In Little Rock As Faubus Commands High Schools To Close" with subhead and related photo. This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of ... See More  

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671268

Little Rock Nine in 1957...

Item #671268

September 26, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 26, 1957



* Little Rock Nine

* Negro students - Arkansas

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Calmest Day at Central School" with subheads. (see)



Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: 
The Lit... See More  

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$39.00
671230

Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race in 1963...

Item #671230

December 02, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963



* Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race

* 1st and only African American to do so

* Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida




The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief r... See More  

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671222

1923 Rosewood, Florida Negro Attacks...

Item #671222

January 06, 1923

THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, January 6, 1923.



* Rosewood, Florida black massacre

* Florida race war



The front page has a brief report under the one column heading: "Posses Seeking Negro Convict In Florida Riot" (see)

Also of interest with a one column heading: "Pharaoh Tomb Yields Marvels Of Ancient Art" which is coverage on the recent opening of King Tutankhamun&#
... See More  

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671179

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #671179

February 07, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862 



* Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee

* In a Confederate - rebel title




Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance&quo... See More  

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671076

Autherine Lucy becomes 1st black student to enroll at the University of Alabama...

Item #671076

February 06, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, February 9, 1956



* University of Alabama breaks the color barrier

* Autherine Lucy becoming 1st black student to enroll




The front page has a nice headline "World Backs Negro Coed, But Ike Just Waits" Also a one column heading: "Alabama U. Editor His Shameful Riot" and photo of Lucy. (see) Coverage on the demonstrations at the University of Alabama... See More  

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670800

With the Supplement issue as well...

Item #670800

March 05, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".

Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More  

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670707

Marianna, Florida Negro lynching... Claude Neal...

Item #670707

October 27, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 27, 1934 



* Claude Neal Negro lynching

* Marianna, Jackson County, Florida




The front page has a one column heading: "Lynch Negro In Florida as Girl's Slayer" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Claude Neal at Marianna, Florida

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

... See More  

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670697

Columbia, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #670697

December 16, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 16, 1933 



* Cord Cheek - Negro lynching

* Columbia TN Tennessee




The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "Lynching Tennessee Negro; Tell Sheriff To Come And Get Him" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Cord Cheek , Negro, in Columbia, Tennessee. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publicatio... See More  

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670676

1935 Wiggins, Mississippi Negro lynching...

Item #670676

June 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1935



* Wiggins, Mississippi

* Stone County MS

* Negro lynching




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED, ANOTHER WHIPPED" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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670654

1913 Jack Johnson flees to Canada...

Item #670654

June 27, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1913



* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st African American to hold title (1910)

* Flees U.S. w/ Lucille Cameron to avoid jail




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CONVICTED NEGRO PUGILIST MAKES GOOD ESCAPE TO CANADA" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular alon... See More  

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$45.00
670305

Jesse Ownes is suspended... Berlin Olympic games come to an end...

Item #670305

August 17, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1936 



* Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended

* Berlin Olympic games come to an end




The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "OWENS IS BARRED BY A.A.U.; READY TO BECOME A PRO" with subhead. (see) Also a two column heading: "Olympic Games End With Dramatic Flag Ceremony" (see)

Complete in 30 page... See More  

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670085

Focused on eliminating slavery...

Item #670085

October 17, 1845

NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 17, 1857  As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from four years before the Civil War.

Among the articles: "The Tennessee Negro-Torturer" "Slavery In Brazil" "Prospect of a Free State In Texas" "The Pedigree of The Panic" "The American Abolition Society" "Compensated Emancipat... See More  

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670081

Fine content in this anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670081

September 05, 1857

NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Sept.5, 1857  As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from four years before the Civil War.

Among the articles: "The Inquisition in South Carolina" "Proposition to Establish Slavery in Illinois" "Disunion--What It Means" "Anti-Slavery In Connecticut" "Negro Dogs" and much more.

Four pag... See More  

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

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$55.00
670066

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670066

March 25, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 25, 1864  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.

Among the articles are: "Inhuman Barbarities of the Rebels" "The Fury In Richmond" "An Instructive Rebel Letter" "... See More  

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$78.00
670064

The famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #670064

March 11, 1864

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, March 11, 1864  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.

Among the articles are: "The Old Freemen of Louisiana" "Rebel Treatment of Union Prisoners" "Another Order from Gen. Butler... See More  

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

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670063

Much on African-American soldiers in the Civil War... The Lawrence Massacre...

Item #670063

September 18, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Sept. 18, 1863  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.

Page three features a full column article "Fifty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Colored Volunteers" which provides various details about not... See More  

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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$185.00
669992

Larry Doby becomes 1st Negro to hit a HR in World Series history...

Item #669992

October 10, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 10, 1948



* Larry Doby becomes 1st African American

* Home run in World Series history w/ photos

* Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves




The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Gromek's Seven-Hitter Beats Sain, 2-1" with subheads, box scores and five related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate afte... See More  

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$72.00
669587

1874 Lincoln Memorial Tower in London...

Item #669587

July 20, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1874



* Lincoln Memorial Tower of London

* Cornerstone laid in Lambeth

* Gothic Revival architecture




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE LINCOLN TOWER" "The Memorial Stone of the Monument Laid in England" "Honor to the Memory of the Emancipation Chief" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little irregular ... See More  

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$33.00
669532

Creating the Bank of the United States...

Item #669532
THE UNIVERSAL ASYLUM & COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, February, 1791 



* First Bank of the United States creation



Certainly the most notable content is at the back where is found a significant report headed: Congress of the United States" with the text of the creation of the Bank of the United States.

It is titled: "An Act to Incorporate the Subscribers to the Bank of t... See More  

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$325.00
669470

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...

Item #669470

November 26, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication

* Nearing the end of the Civil War




A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”.

The front page has reports including: "Death of Capt. McNeil" "Remedies For Sherman" and more. Many ads including "Solomon Cohen, Dealer In... See More  

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$115.00
669422

Death of Martin Luther King in an African-American newspaper...

Item #669422

April 12, 1968

CHICAGO DAILY DEFENDER, April 6-12, 1968  This Chicago-based weekly newspaper was founded in 1905 by an African American for primarily African-American readers. As such, this report of the assassination of Martin Luther King is far more rare & desirable than if found in virtually any other newspaper in the country.

And the headline is bold and very dramatic: "KING MURDERED ! " ... See More  

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

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$2,975.00
669093

Signed by Governor Sam Adams...

Item #669093

March 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 22, 1797  Beginning on the front page & ending on pg. 4 signed: Samuel Adams is "An Act ...Respecting Highways" in the state of Mass. Page 2 has: "Slave Trade"

Four pages, good condition.

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$43.00
668715

Jackie Robinson's 1st MVP award....

Item #668715

November 19, 1949

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., November 19, 1949 



* Negro star Jackie Robinson

* NL baseball MVP award (1st report)

* 1st Negro to win - Brooklyn Dodgers




Page 11 has a one column heading: "Robinson Is Voted Most Valuable" (see) First report coverage on Jackie Robinson winning the NL baseball MVP award, the first black player so honored.

Other news, sports and advertise... See More  

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$47.00
668636

Daniel O'Connell celebration in 1875 Dublin...

Item #668636

August 07, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1875



* Daniel O'Connell centenary celebration

* "The Liberator" "The Emancipator"

* Irish Catholic political leader - Ireland




Page 2 has a large, detailed map of Dublin, Ireland headed: "THE O'CONNELL CENTENARY" and more. (see) Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE LIBERATOR" "An Immense Processio... See More  

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$33.00
668619

Georgia Negroes insurrection...

Item #668619

September 01, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1875 



* Negroes uprising - insurrection 

* Sandersville & more, Georgia




Page 3 has an article with headings: "THE NEGRO IN GEORGIA" "The Interior History of the Insurrection" "A Band of Brothers to 'Cill the Wites" and more. (See) Text takes up 2 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice c... See More  

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668469

The African slave trade in 1872...

Item #668469

August 20, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1872



* African Slave Trade

* Suppression continues

* Sultan of Muscat




Page 3 has an article headed: "The African Slave Trade" "America Moving to its Suppression" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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$33.00
668447

Autherine Lucy attends University of Alabama...

Item #668447

February 08, 1956

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 8, 1956 



* Autherine Lucy attending University of Alabama 

* 1st African American student at Tuscaloosa, Alabama
 



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Demands Alabama U. Readmit Negro Girl" Two related photos are on the back page. Coverage on the 1st black student to attend the University of Alabama during the... See More  

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$42.00
668380

1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #668380

April 05, 1915

JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) 

* Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present




The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO&qu... See More  

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$115.00
668359

Death reports os Edward Smith and Al Loving - noteworthy Black Americans...

Item #668359

July 09, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 2005



* Death reports of 2 noteworthy Black Americans

* Edward Smith - co-founder of the Black Stuntmen's Association

* Al Loving - African-American abstract expressionist painter






Page B12 and B13, under "Obituaries", has "Edward Smith; 81; Fought for Film Work for Black Stuntman" and "Al Loving, 69; African American Abstract Artist
... See More  

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$75.00
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