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689270

1965 Martin Luther King Jr...

Item #689270

October 06, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Oct. 6, 1965



* Martin Luther King Jr. civil rights rally

* Crawfordville , Taliaferro co., Georgia

* re. desegregation in Southern schools




The top of page 10 column heading: "King Enters Georgia School Row" with lead-in: "Threatens March On Capital" and photo. (see)

Complete with 30+ pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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689240

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #689240

March 14, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Last Honors in Washington to the Dead Senator" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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689062

Martin Luther King Jr.... Albany movement...

Item #689062

August 10, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 10, 1962 

 

* Albany Georgia civil rights rally - prayer

* Civil rights movement - voters' rights

* re. Martin Luther King Jr. arrest and in jail
 



Page 3 of section B has a three column heading: "Dr. King's Wife Plans March as His Trial Starts in Georgia" (see) King would be freed from jail on this day for time served.

Complete with 4... See More  

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688612

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated...

Item #688612

April 05, 1968

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, April 5, 1968



* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report)

* African American pastor - civil rights leader




The front page has a nice and displayable headline that announces: "MARTIN LUTHER KING SLAIN" with lead in: "Shot to Death in Memphis" and related subheads. (see) More inside with two related photos.

Incomplete issue containing... See More  

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$120.00
688424

1875 Civil Rights Act passes Congress...

Item #688424

February 06, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1875



* Civil Rights Bill (Enforcement Act)

* Reconstruction era - Negroes

* Passes Congress (1st report)


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The top of the front page has one column heading that include: "BUSINESS IN CONGRESS" "Passage Of The Civil Rights Bill In The House" and more. (see)

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally ni... See More  

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$52.00
687053

Selma Al civil rights ordeal begins...

Item #687053

February 06, 1965

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 6, 1965



* Selma & Marion MS demonstrations

* Civil Rights - Voting

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a one column heading: "King Seeks LBJ 'Rights' Meeting". (see) Coverage on the arrest of many negro school children in Selma & Marion Mississippi where Martin Luther King Jr. had a voter registration campaign set ... See More  

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687052

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #687052

March 13, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 13, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* Fight for Civil Rights era original




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "President Ready Anytime To Talk With Alabama Governor" (see) Also a one column heading: "Start Fund For Slain Minister" (see)

Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding h... See More  

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686969

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

Item #686969

May 04, 1965

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 4, 1965



* Informant Gary Thomas Rowe

* re. Viola Liuzzo murder

* Ku Klux Klan crimes

* re. Civil Rights March at Selma




The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "All-White Jury Is Chosen to Try First Liuzzo Slaying Defendant" with photo of Rowe and defendant. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, ni... See More  

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686774

The Civil Rights Bill is "the law of the land"...

Item #686774

April 10, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1866 



* Civil Rights Bill becomes law

* Post Civil War - slavery




The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE CAPITAL" "The Civil Rights Bill the Law of the Land" "Its Passage In The House" "Vote 122 To 41" Unfortunately there is a printing flaw that affects the mentioned headings only. Text is fine. (see)... See More  

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$45.00
685971

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

Item #685971

March 23, 1956

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 23, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty

* Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott

* Pushed into the national spotlight

* From the city of his assassination




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 a... See More  

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$125.00
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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684023

The Civil Rights Act becomes law...

Item #684023

July 03, 1964

LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, July 3, 1964 



* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Lyndon B. Johnson signs historic bill into law

* Key 1st report




The front page has a historic, five column headline that proclaims: "Johnson Signs Civil Rights Bill Into Law at Historic Ceremony" with subhead: "House Approves, 289-126" and photo. (see)

Incomplete, containing pages 1... See More  

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$82.00
679285

United States v. Cruikshank...

Item #679285

March 28, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876 



* Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK

* Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?)




Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORED VOTERS IN LOUISIANA", which tells of the SCOTUS' decision in the United States v. Cruikshank case. This "case represented a major blow to federal efforts to protect the civil... See More  

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$62.00
679145

Review & premiere of "The Help", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #679145

August 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 2011



* Premiere of "The Help" - advertisement and review

* Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, and Emma Stone

* Multiple award winner




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Help", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, it being the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ... See More  

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674370

"Little Rock Nine"...

Item #674370

September 10, 1957

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 10, 1957 



* Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford

* Negro students - Arkansas

* 1st Central High School entry try




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "U.S. TO SEEK WRIT TO FORCE FAUBUS AND GUARD TO PERMIT INTEGRATION; EXTENDED COURT BATTLE EXPECTED'" with subheads and related photo. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 mor... See More  

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674352

Rosa Parks receives the Medal of Freedom...

Item #674352

September 15, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 15, 1996 



* Rosa Parks - Civil Rights activist

* Presented Presidential Medal of Freedom




Page 4 has a somewhat discrete report headed: "Rosa Parks Receives Medal in Oval Office" Text begins with: "President Clinton honored civil rights heroine Rosa Parks...." (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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674087

Rosa Parks, among others, awarded the Medal of Freedom...

Item #674087

September 10, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 10, 1996 



* Rosa Parks - Civil Rights activist

* Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom




Page 12 has a somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Clinton Presents Highest Honor, Medal of Freedom, to 11 People" who include Rosa Parks, about whom the article mentions: "...Two of the  recipients were not at the ceremony. The President said Rosa Parks... 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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671727

Martin Luther King & the Montgomery bus boycott: found guilty...

Item #671727

March 26, 1956

DAILY WORKER, New York, March 26, 1956 



* Martin Luther King Jr. found guilty

* Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott

* Pushed into the national spotlight




The top of the front page has: "Thousands Here Hail Convicted Alabama Leader" with the text beginning: "Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of the historic anti-segregation bus boycott in the Montgomery, Ala., struggle, wa... See More  

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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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671604

Constance Baker Motley's obituary...

John Roberts is sworn in as Chief Justice of the SCOTUS...

Item #671604

September 30, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 2005  The front page has the full banner heading: "Roberts Is Sworn in as Chief Justice", which includes a small image of him. Additional coverage is on inside pages 12 and 13. Also noteworthy is the page B8 obituary of Constance Baker Motley, the first-ever black federal judge and a prominent civil rights leader, which also include a photo of her al... 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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669417

The historic Civil Rights Act...

Item #669417

July 02, 1964

THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964 



* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Passes Congress - signing into law

* Nice headline for display

* Early, same day report




The front page features an historic banner headline: "HOUSE PASSES RIGHTS BILL".

The report begins: "The House finally passed and sent to the White House today far-reaching civil rights legislation born of r... See More  

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668757

1874 Civil Rights... Virginia schools...

Item #668757

January 07, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 7, 1874



* Civil Rights Act of 1875 debated

* Schools in Virginia - segregation ?




Page 7 has an article headed: "Civil Rights In Virginia" "Spicy Legislative Debate on the Mixed Schools and the Wants of the Black and White Races" (see)

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

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668716

1875 Civil Rights Act into law...

Item #668716

March 02, 1875

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1875



* Civil Rights Act - Force Bill passing



Page 6 has an editorial headed: "The Vote On The Force Bill" (see) Close cut along the bottom margin cause the loss of a line of text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

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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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$42.00
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.

Complete with all... See More  

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$87.00
667110

Anti-Catholic sentiment... Much on the Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #667110
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1745  There is a tremendous amount of content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion with articles: "A Short Account of the Rebellion in 1715 continued" "Remarks on the Young Pretender's Declaration" and further on: "Progress of the Rebels" which takes 3 pages, and "Carlisle Taken by the Rebels"
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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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$44.00
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.

... See More  

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$42.00
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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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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$67.00
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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$85.00
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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$78.00
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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$72.00
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
... 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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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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629582

First African-American President of the United States...

Item #629582

November 05, 2008

USA TODAY, November 5, 2008  This 48 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "America makes history, Obama Wins! " with subheads and nice color photo of Obama with family. Much more on the inside pages in the 1st section. (see)

Nice condition.



Our post on the History's Newsstand Blog:

Regardless of your view on the recent U.S. election, one

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613713

Civil Rights law in effect ?...

Item #613713

March 08, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 8, 1875



* Civil Rights law tested

* Treatment of Negroes changed ?




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "Civil Rights" "A Test Case in a Shaving-Saloon"

Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
610755

Susan B. Anthony 50th birthday gala...

Item #610755

February 16, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1870



* Susan B. Anthony 50th birthday

* Women's civil rights leader

* Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" reading




The back page has an article headed: "Miss Anthony's Birthday" "Fifty Years of Life and Twenty of Work--A Pleasant Gathering at the Woman's Bureau...." See images for text here.

Other news of the day. Com... See More  

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607719

Civil Rights Bill in effect ?...

Item #607719

January 09, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1870



* Civil Rights law tested

* Treatment of Negroes changed ?




The front page has an article headed: "The Admission of Colored Men in Theatres--Test Cases in Charleston, S.C." See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, some spine wear & tear, otherwise nice.

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605077

Civil Rights...

Item #605077

April 30, 1874

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, April 30, 1874



* Civil Rights in Tennessee

* Trinidad, Colorado




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.

The front page has one column headings: "Civil Rights in Tennessee" "The Colored People of Tennessee in Favor of the Bill..."

Page 2 has: "Discovery of a Remarkable Cave Near Trinidad, C... 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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$36.00
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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$65.00
600082

Civil Rights Act of 1866...

Item #600082

April 07, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1866



* Civil Rights Act of 1866

* Senate overrides president's veto




The front page has one column headlines that include: "WASHINGTON NEWS", "Passage of the Civil Rights Bill in the Senate", "Thirty-three Republicans Vote for the Bill" and more (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the U.S. Senate overriding  Preside... See More  

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$28.00
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