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687819

Abbeville, Alabama Negro lynching...

Item #687819

February 05, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1937 



* Wesley Johnson Negro lynching 

* Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama
 



The top of the front page has a small one column heading: "Acts to Impeach Sheriff After Alabama Lynching" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Wes Johnson at Abbeville, Alabama.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40... See More  

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$48.00
687627

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

Item #687627

October 31, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 31, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (6) slaves - slavery advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 10 illustrated ship ads and 2 runaway slave ads. Four more slavery related ads are on the following pages.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little foxing, nice condition.... See More  

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$52.00
687582

On the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Antietam...

Item #687582

October 04, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Among the various reports inside are: "Lincoln's War Policy" "Comments of the Northern Press on Lincoln's Abolition Proclamation" which concerns the recent Emancipation ... See More  

Added to Catalog 318 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$158.00
687458

1952 Canada Lee death....

Item #687458

May 10, 1952

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1952



* Canada Lee death (1st report)

* Professional boxer & actor

* African American acting pioneer




Page 4 has a one column heading: "Canada Lee, Famous Negro Actor, Dead" with small photo. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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687376

Princess Anne, Maryland Negro lynching...

Item #687376

October 19, 1933

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 19, 1933.



* George Armwood Negro lynched

* Princess Anne, Maryland

* Last lynching in the state




The top of page 2 has a terrific banner headline: "MARYLAND NEGRO LYNCHED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning and some wear at th... See More  

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687186

1844 runaway slaves ad...

Item #687186

October 26, 1844

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, October 26, 1844



* Several runaway slaves in one ad



The ftpg. has a detailed notice offering a "Seven Hundred Dollars Reward" for "...the following slaves, to wit: Lewis, who calls himself Lewis Brawner....Daniel calls himself Daniel Paine....Charles calls himself Charles Mastin....Henry calls himself Henry Chapman....Also Gradison....... See More  

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687166

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #687166

January 20, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slavery advertisements




Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including three on the back page for ... See More  

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687162

Dillinger's aid, Herbert Youngblood, killed...

Item #687162

March 17, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1934



* The hunt for John Dillinger

* Negro Herbert Youngblood Shot Dead

* Crown Point, Indiana escape partner

* re. famous wooden gun jail break




The front page has a one column heading: "AIDE, SHOT, REVEALS DILLINGER'S TRAIL" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, gen... See More  

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687116

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

Item #687116

December 21, 1956

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., 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 banner headli... See More  

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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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687028

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.... Afro-Latin American...

Item #687028

June 11, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1938



* Arturo Alfonso Schomburg death (1st report)

* Puerto Rican Rico historian - writer - activist




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "A. A. SCHOMBURG, 64, SCHOLAR, CURATOR" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sports and adv... See More  

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686973

1837 Slave advertisement...

Item #686973

June 09, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1837 



* Slavery - slaves - Negroes



An advertisement on page 3 is headed: "Cash For Negroes" noting: "I will give the highest cash price for likely Negroes, from ten to twenty-five years of age..." with just a bit more (see).

News of the day with other interesting advertisements. Four pages, a little light foxing, minor spine wear... See More  

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686894

Unveiling of the Lincoln statue... Frederick Douglass speech...

Item #686894

April 15, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1876 



* Emancipation Memorial - monument

* Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C.

* Frederick Douglass speech




The front page has an article headed: "The Lincoln Monument" "Unveiling Of The Statue In Lincoln Square, Washington--Twenty-Five Thousand Persons Present" (see)

This was the unveiling of the Emancipation Statue built by t... See More  

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686840

Confederate reports from near the end of the Civil War...

Item #686840

January 13, 1865

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 1865 



* Rare Confederate title

* Civil War nears the end




Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865 just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "Local An... See More  

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$167.00
686838

Grenada Confederate newspaper... Battle of Antietam...

Item #686838

October 02, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Oct. 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run

* Battle of Antietam




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. Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees ... See More  

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686799

1899 Newnan, Georgia Negro lynching...

Item #686799

April 25, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1899



* Newnan, Georgia

* Elijah Strickland lynching

* Alfred Cranford murder




The front page has a one column heading: "Nation Horrified" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.

Co... See More  

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$39.00
686778

1839 Runaway slave ad...

Item #686778

August 05, 1839

THE GLOBE, City of Washington, Aug. 5, 1839 



* Runaway slave advertisement



The front page has a notice that offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital.

Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, nice conditi... See More  

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$34.00
686776

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

Item #686776

August 31, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 31, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 11 illustrated ship ads and 4 slavery related ads. One more is on the back page. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, minor foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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686719

Max Yergan... African American activist...

Item #686719

April 15, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1937



* African American Max Yergan

* 1st Negro to be a faculty member in NYC colleges ?

* Baptist Missionary - activist

* National Negro Congress president




Page 13 has a small one column heading: "Negro For College Post" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Yergan possibly becoming the first African-American faculty member ever hired at one ... See More  

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686373

Alamo, Tennessee Negro lynching...

Item #686373

May 30, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1929 



* Joe Boxley Negro lynching in Alamo, Tennessee



Page 21 has one column headings: "NEGRO, 19, LYNCHED BY TENNESSEE MOB" "Youth Accused of Attacking Woman Is Taken From Jail at Alamo and Hanged" "SHERIFF'S HOME STORMED" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Joe Boxley in Alamo, Tennessee. Always nice to have nota... See More  

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686337

1987 James Baldwin death...

Item #686337

December 02, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 2, 1987



* James Baldwin death (1st report)

* African American writer - activist




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Baldwin Dies at 63; Writer Explored Black Experience" with photo. (see)

Complete with all sections except classifieds (60+ pages), nice condition.

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686308

1908 Tong Wars in San Francisco...

Item #686308

January 18, 1908

THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, Jan. 18, 1908



* San Francisco, California Chinatown

* Human trafficking - Tong Wars - slave girls




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TONG WAR CLAIMS TWO MORE MEN" with subheads. (see) Great to have in a Frisco publication. Rare as such.

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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686238

Jewish Holocaust... Nazi atrocities... Cold-blooded murder...

Item #686238

June 04, 1944

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  Issues with content related to the numerous atrocities perpetrated upon humanity during this era help to verify what some feebly attempt to deny. It's interesting to note that many such reports never made it to the front page... and in the case of numerous newspapers... never made it to print at all. We at Rare Newspapers offer such item... See More  

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686091

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #686091

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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686010

Jackie Robinson receives hate mail....

Item #686010

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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685981

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #685981

June 27, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication

* 3 runaway slave advertisements




This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political o... See More  

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685972

1959 Billie Holiday death...

Item #685972

July 18, 1959

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 18, 1959



* Billie Holiday death

* African American  singer

* Jazz and Swing music - "Lady Day"




The top of page 25 has a two column heading: "Billie Holiday Dies at 44; Bank Account Is 70 Cents" with small photo of Holiday. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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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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685955

Malcolm X is buried...

Item #685955

February 28, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 28, 1965  



* Malcolm X funeral & burial

* Fiery Negro extremist




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Threats Fail to Materialize As Followers Bury Malcolm" The top of page 2 has a four column heading: "Malcolm Buried, Rites Calm" with related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning at... See More  

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685936

Columbus, Texas hanging tree Negro lynchings....

Item #685936

November 14, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935



* Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree"

* 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the ... See More  

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685918

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

Item #685918

August 04, 1948

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass.,  August 4, 1948 



* Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start

* Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians




The sport's section (page 16) has a two column heading: "Paige Wins Initial Start As tribe Takes Top Place" with subhead and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Lea... See More  

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685754

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

Item #685754

May 10, 1930

THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, May 10, 1930 



* Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 

* George Hughes - Negro lynching




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

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

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685747

Inkster, Michigan Ford Motor employees recovery...

Item #685747

December 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 17, 1931



* Inkster, Wayne County, Michigan

* Henry Ford Motor Company employees

* African American Detroit suburb experiment

* The Great Depression era




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

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685746

Frederick Douglass becomes a United States Marshal...

Item #685746

March 19, 1877

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1877 



* Frederick Douglass, United States Marshal



The front page has: "Washington--Mr. Douglass Confirmed" the report beginning: "The debate in the Executive session yesterday on the confirmation of Frederick Douglass to be United States Marshal of the District of Columbia was one of the most memorable that has ever occurred in that body...&quo... See More  

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685718

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

Item #685718

October 08, 1831

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

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

Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More  

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685714

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

Item #685714

June 26, 1830

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

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685696

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

Item #685696

November 05, 1861

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 5, 1861 



* Battle of Ball's Bluff

* Capital of Confederacy




Among front page items are: "Northern War News--The Great Naval Expedition--General Butler on the Recruiting Service..." "Secretary Cameron's Order Concerning Slave Deserters" and other subheads. Inside has: "Army Of The Potomac" 'From Norfolk&qu... See More  

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685553

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisement...

Item #685553

August 06, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 17, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* Runaway slave advertisement




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 11 illustrated ship ads and 1 slave related ad. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, light damp staining at a few areas, nice condition.... See More  

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$37.00
685462

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

Item #685462

March 16, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1899



* Palmetto, Fulton County, Georgia

* Negroes massacre - assassinations


 


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

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685460

16th Street Baptist Church bombing...

Item #685460

September 17, 1963

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., September 17, 1963



* 16th Street Baptist Church bombing

* Birmingham, Alabama Ku Klux Klan

* African-American girls killed

* Alabama Governor George Wallace




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

Complete with 24 pag... See More  

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685140

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

Item #685140

January 26, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1942



* Lynching of Cleo Wright - Negro

* Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri




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

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



Rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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685107

Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated...

Item #685107

April 05, 1968

THE HARTFORD TIMES, Conn., April 5, 1968 



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

* African American pastor - civil rights leader




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Huge Search On for King's Killer; Death Starts Widespread Violence" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much more inside.

Complete with all sections (60 pages), very light toning al... See More  

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$150.00
684965

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

Item #684965

October 17, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 



* Million Man March

* African Americans

* Louis Farrakhan

* National Mall - Wash. D.C.




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

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684916

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

Item #684916

November 16, 1907

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

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$72.00
684552

Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII..

Item #684552

February 01, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 1, 1988



* Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII

* Doug Williams - Timmy Smith - Ricky Sanders

* 1st African American to start - NFL Football




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

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684540

1965 Malcolm X assassination...

Item #684540

February 22, 1965

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



* Malcolm X assassination

* Fiery Negro extremist




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

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

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$62.00
684468

Bucks County - Negro voting discuseed...

A very early issue of this famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #684468

November 17, 1837

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Nov. 17, 1837  It is rare to find such early issues of this famous anti-slavery title edited by William Lloyd Garrison. It began publication just 6 years earlier. The masthead features a woodcut engraving of a slave auction.

Much anti-slavery content as one might expect, including: "Refuge of Oppression - Bucks County - Negro Voting" "Slavery -... See More  

Added to Catalog 318 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$160.00
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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$125.00
684340

The "Little Rock Nine" Arkansas Negroes...

Item #684340

October 03, 1957

THE DETROIT NEWS, Oct. 3, 1957 



* Little Rock Nine - Elizabeth Eckford

* Negro students - Arkansas

* Central High School




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

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

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$88.00
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