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672677

1963 Birmingham, Alabama race riots...

Item #672677

May 04, 1963

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.... See More  

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672441

Civil Rights Act of 1964 becomes law...

Item #672441

July 03, 1964

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 3, 1964 



* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Lyndon B. Johnson signs historic bill into law




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Rights Bill Test In Court Likely" (see)

Complete issue with all 6 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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672262

Obituary of Abbey Lincoln... Civil Rights Activist...

Item #672262

August 15, 2010

Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2010



* Abbey Lincoln's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, songwriter & actress

* Civil Rights Activist 




The top half of pg. A39 has an obituary and death report with the heading: "Jazz singer championed civil rights", which is accompanied by 2 images depicting both her music and acting career. The coverage is quite extensive. See images ... See More  

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671949

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #671949

August 25, 1967

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 Pow... See More  

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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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671296

16th Street Baptist Church bombing... Civil Rights...

Item #671296

September 18, 1963

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 18, 1963



* Birmingham, Alabama church bombing

* African-American girls killed - funerals




The front page has a three column heading: "Birmingham Negroes Pray For Their City at Funeral" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.

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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.



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670385

1970 Perry to Atlanta, Georgia march...

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May 20, 1970

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 20, 1970



* Perry to Atlanta, Georgia civil rights march

* Protest to killings of 6 blacks in Augusta

* Southern Christian Leadership Conference




The front page has a three column headline: "500 Blacks Complete First Leg of March" and related photo. (see)

Complete with all 44 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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670259

Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested...

Item #670259

July 28, 1962

DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 28, 1962 

 

* Albany Georgia civil rights rally - prayer

* Martin Luther King Jr. arrest and put in jail
 



The top of page 5 has a one column photo of Martin Luther King Jr. with heading: "Dixie Jails Rev. King, 27 Others" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, two small library stamps within the masthea... See More  

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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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668332

Martin Luther King Jr. sentenced to 4 months.......

Item #668332

October 26, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 26, 1960



* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Sentence to 4 months

* re. Atlanta sit-ins




The top of page 13-C has a one column heading: "King Gets 4-Mo. Term in Georgia" (see)

Complete with 70+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, minor margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.



source: "The King Legacy": On January 20, ML... See More  

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667887

16th Street Baptist Church bombing arrests...

Item #667887

September 30, 1963

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 30, 1963



* Birmingham, Alabama church bombing

* Robert Chambliss & Charles Cagle arrested

* African-American girls killed

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a two column heading: "Alabama Police Jail Two In Church Bombing Case" (see)

Eight pages, small tape mend on the front page, some small binding holes along the spin... See More  

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667746

Martin Luther King wins Nobel Peace Prize...

Item #667746

October 14, 1964

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., Oct. 14, 1964



* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Wins Nobel Peace Prize (1st report)




The front page has a two column heading: "Nobel Peace Prize Won By Martin Luther King" (see) First report coverage on Civil Rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., winning the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the youngest person to ever win the prestigious award.

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666652

Martin Luther King, Jr. found guilty in 1956...

Item #666652

March 23, 1956

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 23, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty

* Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott

* Pushed into the national spotlight




The Montgomery bus boycott was probably the first major political and social protest campaign against racial segregation in America, particularly in the South. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 26 years old and considered the leader of this... See More  

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666036

Martin Luther King, Stevie Wonder, Hair...

Item #666036

April 11, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 11, 1968  As most might be aware "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history.

This issue has many pages and articles co... See More  

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665584

Selma to Montgomery march in 1965....

Item #665584

March 26, 1965

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 26, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.


* Viola Liuzzo murder



The front page has a three column headline: "New Englanders Join In Rights Activities" with photo. (see) Also a two column heading: "Officials Fear Renewed Violence After Slaying" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success.

Compl... See More  

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665187

1980 Vernon Jordan assassination attempt...

Item #665187

May 29, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 29, 1980



* Vernon Jordon assassination attempt

* Civil Rights movement activist




The front page has a n ice banner headline: "Jordan Shot From Ambush" with subhead and photo. 

Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.

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665043

Viola Liuzzo murder funeral... KKK crime...

Item #665043

March 30, 1965

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass. March 30, 1965



* Viola Liuzzo funral

* Ku Klux Klan murder

* re. Civil Rights March

* Selma, Alabama 




The front page has a two column heading: "Rights Leaders Pay Final Tribute to Mrs. Liuzzo" (see)

Complete with all 18 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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664407

Marion, Alabama Civil Rights march.....

Item #664407

February 20, 1965

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. February 20, 1965



* Marion, Alabama civil rights march

* Selma to Montgomery march prelude




The front page has a one column heading: "Police Block New Protest In Marion, Ala." with subhead. (see) Many believe this event lead to the famous Selma to Montgomery civil right march.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, tiny... See More  

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664402

Gemini 3 spaceflight.... Grissom & Young...

Item #664402

March 24, 1965

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 24, 1965



* Gemini 3 manned spaceflight - NASA

* Gus Grissom & John W. Young

* Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Civil Rights march




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE TWINS IN TRIPLE SUCCESS" with subheads and large photo. NIce for display. More inside.

Also a one column heading: "Ala. Marchers ... See More  

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664397

Selma to Montgomery march in 1965....

Item #664397

March 21, 1965

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass March 21, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Civil Rights march beginning (day of)




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Troops Set to Guard Rights March Today" with subheads. Related photo on page 22. This would be the 3rd try which would end in success.

Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, minor ... See More  

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663837

Freedom Riders vow to go to Mississippi... Joan Davis dies...

Item #663837

May 23, 1961

THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961



* Freedom Riders - Civil rights activists

* Plan to head to Mississippi

* "Nazis" set sights on New Orleans

* "The Faces of Turmoil"




The front page has: "Riders Vow Mississippi Bus Trip", which continues on page 2. The back page has: "The Faces of Turmoil", which includes several related photos - one which is c... See More  

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663834

Freedom Riders... 1st-hand account... Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #663834

May 23, 1961

THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961



* Freedom Riders

* Civil rights activists

* Montgomery, Alabama




The front page has a two-column, 3-line heading: "What It's Like To Be Part of Freedom Ride", which continues on page 5 with considerable detail. Another article on the front page has: "FBI Makes 1st Arrests In Alabama", with more on page nine. Not photoed is a rel... See More  

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663476

Supreme Court Scales Back Part of 1964 Civil Rights Act... Robert Downey Jr arrested...

Item #663476

April 25, 2001

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 25, 2001 The front page has the two-line, 4-column heading: "Supreme Court Scales Back Part of '64 Civil Rights Act". In this crucial 5-4 ruling, justices confirm that Congress did not authorize private lawsuits under law prohibiting intentional discrimination. This one one of several cases which constrained the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Another separate 5-4 dec... See More  

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662819

2nd 1965 march... Selma to Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #662819

March 09, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 9, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* 2nd march try - failure




The top of the front page has a a three column headline: "Court Orders Delay In 'Freedom March'" with subhead. (see) This was the 2nd attempt to march to Montgomery which ended up in failure.

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660202

1963 Civil Rights March on Washington...

Item #660202

August 28, 1963

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., August 28, 1963



* Martin Luther King Jr.

* March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

* "I Have A Dream" speech fame




Near the bottom of the front page is a six column headline concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "100,000 Turn Out For Capital March Before Noon" with subheads and related photo. It was at this marc... See More  

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655821

A famous civil rights murder case from Mississippi...

Item #655821

June 25, 1964

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 25, 1964 



* Mississippi Civil Rights workers disappear

* James Chaney - Philadelphia MS




The front page has a one column heading: "Fear 3 Are Dead in Miss." with subhead. Coverage continues on page 16 with small photo of Chaney. This was a notable civil rights-related murder. Their bodies would be found on August 4 & 21 when white men--most members o... See More  

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655643

Great on the Civil Rights March on Washington...

Item #655643

August 28, 1963

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, August 28, 1963



* Martin Luther King Jr.

* March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

* "I Have A Dream" speech fame




The  front page has three column heading concerning this historic Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with: "Over 200,000 Marchers Converge on Washington" It was at this march where Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his i... See More  

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655551

A famous civil rights murder case from Mississippi...

Item #655551

June 24, 1964

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 24, 1964 



* Mississippi Civil Rights workers disappear

* James Chaney - Philadelphia MS




The front page has a six column headline: "Dulles Spurs FBI Hunt for 3 Rights Crusaders" one column subhead: "Find Car in Miss. Swamp" and small related map (see). This was a notable civil rights-related murder. Their bodies would be found on August 4 &... See More  

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655225

Mississippi civil rights workers bodies found...

Item #655225

June 23, 1964

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 23, 1964



* Mississippi Civil Rights workers disappear

* James Chaney - Philadelphia MS (1st report)




The front page has a two column heading: "3 Rights Workers Vanish in Mississippi" (see) First report coverage on the 3 Civil Rights workers going missing at Philadelphia, Mississippi.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40+ pag... See More  

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654739

Martin Luther King, Jr., leads the non-violent action...

Item #654739

December 21, 1956

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 21, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known

* Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation




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 Dec. 21, the date of this issue.

The front page has a thre... See More  

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653756

James H. Meredith shot.. Civil Rights...

Item #653756

June 07, 1966

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 7, 1966



* James Howard Meredith shot

* 1st University of Mississippi African-American student

* Civil Rights march for voting




The front page has a four column headline: "Wounded Meredith Vows: 'A Shall Return' To Miss." with two related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on James Meredith being shot during his Civil Rights march fro... See More  

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653030

Emmett Till's murderer's trial... Not Guilty....

Item #653030

September 24, 1955

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, September 24, 1955



* Emmett Louis 'Bobo' Till murderer's trial

* Mississippi Delta

* Not guilty verdict




This 12 page newspaper has a small one column heading at the bottom of the front page: "Two men Acquitted In Mississippi Murder". Unfortunate for such a small report here but still a 1st report on the front page
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652860

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arrested...

Item #652860

April 13, 1963

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 13, 1963



* Martin Luther King Jr. arrested

* Birmingham civil rights campaign

* Southern Christian Leadership Conference




The front page has a one column heading: "Arrest No. 13 For Rev. King" Civil unrest in Birmingham would continue for weeks with many confrontations between black youth and white civic authorities.

Other news, sports and ad... See More  

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650097

2nd 1965 march... Selma to Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #650097

March 13, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, March 13, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* 2nd march try - failure




The top of the front page has a a four column headline: "President, Wallace Confer On Explosive Selma Crisis" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 6 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice con... See More  

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637758

James Earl Ray wanted by FBI...

Item #637758

May 14, 1968

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, May 14, 1868  Page 6 carries a 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch advertisement "WANTED BY FBI" for James Earl Ray and the list of all of his aliasas. "James Earl Ray, a Missouri prison escapee, sought under the alias Eric Starvo Galt in connection with the gunshot slaying of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of the FBI's 'Ten Mos... See More  

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637751

Robert Kennedy mourned... Extradition sought for James Earl Ray...

Item #637751

June 10, 1968

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Russell, Kansas, June 10, 1968  The front page has a headline "Pilgrimages Continue at Grave -- Millions Mourn Kennedy". "The pilgrimage of mourners to the grave of Robert F. Kennedy continued today. More than 7,000 filed past the new white cross at Arlington National Cemetery before midday...". This tells of Mr. Kennedy's burial.

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637703

Medgar Evers assailant arrested... 125,000 rally in Detroit along with Martin Luther King...

Item #637703

June 24, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1963  The front page has a column-wide article "SUSPECT CHARGED IN EVERS MURDER" with subhead "Mississippi Salesman, 42, Seized After Fingerprints on Rifle Are Checked". "Byron de La Beckwith, known as an outspoken white supremacist, was charged with murder today in the ambush slaying of Medgar W. Evers, Negro Civil rights leader...".... See More  

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637597

Civil Rights Act of 1968... equal housing...

Item #637597

April 12, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 12, 1968 



* Civil Rights Act signed into law 

* President Lyndon B. Johnson 

* Equal housing opportunites
 



The front page has a small one column heading within the 1st column: "Civil Rights Now Reality". See photo for 1st report coverage on President Lyndon B. Johnson signing into law, the Civil Rights Act of 1968, w... See More  

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637589

Eleanor Roosevelt's death report...

Item #637589

November 08, 1962

THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas,  November 8, 1962 



* Anna Eleanor Roosevelt death (1st report) 

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt wife
 



This 10 page newspaper has a small one column photo of Mrs. Roosevelt with caption: "EX-1st Lady Dies"



Page 4 has a three column headline: "Mrs. Roosevelt Dies" with text. Other news of the day. A few binding hole... See More  

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637292

James Earl Ray sentenced...

Item #637292

March 11, 1969

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer, New York, March 11, 1969



* James Earl Ray sentenced to 99 years

* Martin Luther King Jr. murderer




Above the masthead is a six column headline: "Ray Sentence Leaves Many Queries Unanswered" with caption: "Mrs.King Dissatisfied On Outcome"

Complete in 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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629569

Mary White Ovington on Negro college students....

Item #629569

December 28, 1928

THE YORK TIMES, December 28, 1928



* Mary White Ovington - American suffragist

* NAACP co-founder - civil rights organization

* Negroes are capable of learning in colleges




Page 12 has a one column heading: "FINDS NEGRO PROVES CAPABLE IN COLLEGE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Mary White Ovington, NAACP leader, proclaiming that Negroes are just as capable of learning in American ... See More  

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618851

Death of Martin Luther King, Jr...

Item #618851

April 08, 1968

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, April 8, 1968 



* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination

* Negroes riot - protests



The front page has a four column headline: "Riot-Ripped Capital Guarded By Armed Troops, Hundreds Fires Set" Also: "Congress Expected To Act On Civil Rights In Wake Of Riots" and more.

The back page has a five column headline: "Hopes King Murder Will End ... See More  

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618622

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #618622

March 15, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 15, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Fight for Civil Rights era original




The front page has a four column headline: "Memorial March at Selma Is Blocked By Police Today" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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618450

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #618450

March 16, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 16, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a five column headline: "Negro Leaders Meet On Plans To Resume Highway March To Capitol" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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617623

Selma-Montgomery march ruling... Johnson's voting bill...

Item #617623

March 18, 1965

WALL STREET JOURNAL, Pacific Coast Edition, March 18, 1965  On the front page under the heading "World Wide" reports "Johnson Sent his new Negro voting bill to Congress"; "Alabama Officials were barred from hindering a 50-mile civil-rights march" and "Martin Luther King, Jr. triumphantly announced the decision to hundreds of his followers massed before the c... See More  

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617332

Selma Al civil rights ordeal begins...

Item #617332

February 04, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 4, 1965



* Selma & Marion MS demonstrations

* Civil Rights - Voting

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a small one column heading: "200 More Negroes Are Arrested in Voter Drive". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration ca... See More  

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600917

Charlie Chaplin indicted...

Item #600917

February 11, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1944



* Charlie Chaplin indicted

* Mann Act charge

* World War II - WWII




the front page has two column headlines:



"Chaplin, 6 Others Indicted For Plotting Against Girl"

"Comedian Is Accused Under Mann Act and, With a Judge, Police Officers and Friends, of Depriving Joan Barry of Civil Rights"




Nice to have in this famous NYC title. ... See More  

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600427

The historic "Children's Crusade"...

Civil rights march in Birmingham... Hitler's "secrets" being revealed...

Item #600427

May 06, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, May 6, 1963 The front page of this issue has a two line, two column headline "Peaceful March Spurs Negroes" which was reporting on this "Children's Crusade" which began on May 2nd. After over 1,400 arrest in the previous four days, this day (Sunday) was a day for singing, chanting and praying, with the only arrest being of a couple insid... See More  

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598687

Springfield, Illinois race riots.... Negro lynched...

Item #598687

August 18, 1908

THE OMAHA DAILY NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, August 18, 1908



* Springfield, Illinois

* Race riots - Negroes




The front page has one column headlines: "MOB SPIRIT RULES", "Two More Victims Are Dead", "List of Fatalities Reaches Seven and Others May Die", "Further Outbreaks Feared" and more (see photos). This is coverage on the the Sp... See More  

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