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677725

America prohibits the importation of slaves (1807)...

Item #677725
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1807  Under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a brief yet notable report: "The American Congress has passed a bill for the abolition of the slave trade, by a majority of 24---the numbers being ayes 73, noes 49." This refers to the significant "Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves" which was signed into la... See More  

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677690

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

Item #677690

July 21, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 21, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 17 illustrated ship ads and 1 slave related ad. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, light damp stain at the upper right corner, nice condition.... See More  

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677645

From the deep South with slave related ads...

Item #677645

September 10, 1854

THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 10, 1854



* Rare antebellum publication

* 3 slave advertisements




News of the day with several advertisements including 3 slavery related ads on page 2..

Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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677617

18th century Negro boy for sale ad...

Item #677617

December 22, 1794

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 22, 1794



* Rare 18th century American title

* Slavery related advertisement




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 one at the bottom of pag... See More  

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677609

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

Item #677609

August 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 4, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 3 slave related ads. (see)

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

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677564

Voice of the Nation of Islam... Stokely Carmichael... Mouhammad Ali...

Item #677564

March 17, 1967

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, March 17, 1967 This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communities... See More  

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677557

Banned from hotel, Elgin Baylor refuses to play...

Item #677557

January 17, 1959

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1959



*  Elgin Baylor refuses to play in West Virginia

* Negro team members banned from "white's only" hotel




The 1st column of the front page has heading: "Baylor, N.B.A. Star, Balks at Hotel Ban", which states in part: "Elgin Baylor, rookie star of the professional Minneapolis Lakers, refused to play tonight... in protest...&... See More  

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677545

1849 Pistol ad by Samuel Colt... slave ad...

Item #677545

September 26, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 1849 



* Colt Revolver Ad

* Runaway slave ad

* Gold Rush era newspaper




The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see)

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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677544

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

Item #677544

August 27, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 27, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (8) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 9 illustrated ship ads and 2 slave related ads. (see) Five more slave related ads are on page 3 and another one on page 4.

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

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677419

Fort Laramie Treaty... Fugitive slave law & lynching law...

Item #677419

October 30, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851  Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More  

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677418

Ad for "Nat Turner's Confessions"...

Item #677418

December 09, 1831

UNITED STATES TELEGRAPH, Washington City, Virginia, December 9, 1831



* Confessions of Nat Turner

* Slave insurrection fame




Page 3 has an ad stating that a business has for sale, "The Confession's of Nat Turner".

Turner was the leader of the famous slave insurrection in Virginia that occurred in September of 1831. Describes the "Confessions" as those "voluntaril... See More  

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677360

1908 Hemphill, Texas Negro lynchings...

Item #677360

June 23, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1908



* Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas

* Negroes lynchings - hangings




Page 4 has a one column heading: "NEGRO LYNCHING AT HEMPHILL, TEXAS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 p... See More  

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677347

16th Street Baptist Church bombing...

Item #677347

September 16, 1963

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., September 16, 1963



* 16th Street Baptist Church bombing

* Birmingham, Alabama Ku Klux Klan

* African-American girls killed




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Negro Leaders Protest New Alabama Violence" with related photo. (see)  First report coverage on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.

Complete wit... See More  

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677250

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #677250

February 26, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (1) Slavery advertisement




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 one on the back page for the... See More  

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677146

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

Item #677146

March 23, 1956

THE NEW YORK TIMES, 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... See More  

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677138

Rare baseball Negro League reporting....

Item #677138

May 17, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1943



* New York Black Yankees vs. Cubans

* Rare Negro League baseball reporting




The sport's section (page 19) has one column headings: "CUBANS TURN BACK BLACK YANKEES, 10-2" "Capture Negro League Opener, Then Battle to 5-5 Tie" See photos for text and score graph here. Uncommon to find reporting on the less popular Negro Leagues durin... See More  

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677084

Duck Hill, Mississippi Negro lynchings...

Item #677084

April 14, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 14, 1937.



* Roosevelt Towns & Bootjack McDaniels Negro lynchings

* Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi




The front has a one column heading: "SQUABBLE OVER LYNCH BILL AS MOB KILLS TWO" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Roosevelt Towns and Bootjack McDaniels at Duck Hill, Mississippi is actually on page 2. Alw... See More  

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677050

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #677050

May 29, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) Slavery advertisements




Eighteenth century American publications are scarce to find. 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 two on the front page regardi... See More  

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677018

18th century runaway slave ads...

Item #677018

July 07, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 7, 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 one on page 3 for the sale o... See More  

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676994

Booker T. Washington... First African-American on a stamp...

Item #676994

April 08, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1940



* Booker T. Washington

* First African-American on a  postage stamp

* Philatelic, stamp collecting interest




Page 21 has a report announcing what would be the first African-American to appear on a United States postage stamp, the article is headed: "Farley Sells First. B. T. Washington Stamp And Lauds 'Negro Moses' at Tuskegee." (see)... See More  

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676739

First mention (?) of Jackie Robinson in 1939...

Item #676739

October 29, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939



* Jackie Robinson 1st mention (?) on the national stage

* UCLA Bruins college football

* 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame



This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a ... See More  

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676714

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

Item #676714

May 11, 1930

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., May 11, 1930 



* Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 

* George Hughes - Negro lynching




The front page has a one column heading: "NATIONAL GUARD CHECK RIOTING". (see) Coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot and the lynching of Negro George Hughes.

Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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676657

Princess Anne, Maryland Negro lynching...

Item #676657

October 19, 1933

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 19, 1933.



* George Armwood Negro lynched

* Princess Anne, Maryland

* Last lynching in the state




The front page has one column headings: "Maryland Mob Lynches Man" "Body then Burned in Public Square" (see). First report coverage on the lynching of Negro George Armwood in Princess Anne, Maryland.

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

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676649

The Jackie Robinson of the NFL signs....

Item #676649

March 22, 1946

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1946



* Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier

* Signs it's 1st African American player

* Los Angeles Rams - NFL football




The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Rams Acquire Washington of U.C.L.A. Fame" with small photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light t... See More  

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676560

Lylerly murders.... Salisbury, North Carolina....

Item #676560

July 14, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 14, 1906 



* Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina

* Issac Lyerly family murders (1st report)

* Pre-Negro lynchings




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FIVE MURDERED IN NORTH CAROLINA TOWN" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era.

Complete wi... See More  

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676430

1910 Tong Wars... re. Bow Kum murder

Item #676430

July 02, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1910



* New York City Tong War

* re. Bow Kum slave girl murder

* On Leong Chinese - Four Brothers




The front page has a three column pictorial headed: "Tong War in Chinatown, New York, Result of the Murder of Slave Girl" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era... See More  

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676257

1904 Lynching of Paul Reed & Will Cato...

Item #676257

August 17, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 17, 1904



* Lynching of Paul Reed and Will Cato - Negroes

* Statesboro & Savannah - Georgia race war




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEORGIA RACE WAR HAS FAIRLY STARTED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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676244

Jack Johnson becomes the first African-American heavyweight champ...

Item #676244

December 26, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1908



* Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title



The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BURNS OUTCLASSED AND JOHNSON IS NOW CHAMPION PUGILIST" 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 pa... See More  

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676204

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #676204

February 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862



* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event)




The bottom of the first column on page 2 has a interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass Lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image).

Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6.

Eight pages ... See More  

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676181

University of Georgia integration in 1961...

Item #676181

January 12, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1961 



* Charlayne Hunter-Gault & Hamilton Holmes

* University of Georgia 1st African-American students



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEORGIA STUDENTS RIOT ON CAMPUS; TWO NEGROES OUT" with subhead and photo of Hunter-Gault leaving campus. Coverage continues on page 20 with another photo of Hunter-Gault sitting in a cla... See More  

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676131

1908 Brookshire, Texas Negro lynching...

Item #676131

September 14, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 14, 1908



* Brookshire. Waller County, Texas

* Negro lynching - hanging

* Daniel (Dave) Newton




The front page has a one column heading: "Accused Negro Murderer Lynched" (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.

Comp... See More  

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676072

Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...

Item #676072

March 16, 1863

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Battle of Port Hudson




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 moved in and it bec... See More  

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676049

Very first use of the term "Bleeding Kansas"...

Item #676049

September 13, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1856  



* Origin of the expression "Bleeding Kansas"



This issue contains a notable first mention of a term which would come to define the conflict within the country in the years just prior to the Civil War, and indeed, would help lead to the divide that would take another 9 years and tens of thousands of lost lives to resolve.

"Bleeding Kansas... See More  

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676030

1904 Norfolk, Virginia Negro lynching......

Item #676030

October 24, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 24, 1904



* Berkeley, Norfolk County, Virginia

* African American - Negro lynching - lynched




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

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675957

The 1906 World Series: Chicago vs. Chicago... Booker T. Washington...

Item #675957

October 10, 1906

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg Sentinel, Mass. A set of 5 issues reporting on 5 of the 6 games (missing game #5) of  the 1906 Major League Baseball World Series. The newspapers are dated October 10-13, 15, 1906. The final issue shows the victory of the Chicago White Sox over the Chicago Cubs. See images and the note below.

Additionally, there is an article titled, "NEGRO CITIZENSHIP, Boo... See More  

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675947

1903 Pine Apple, Alabama Negro lynching......

Item #675947

December 28, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 28, 1903



* Pine Apple, Wilcox County, Alabama

* African American - Negro lynching - lynched




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AWFUL VENGEANCE OF ALABAMA MOB" 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 th... See More  

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675937

1921 Henry Lowery lynching... Wilson, Arkansas...

Item #675937

January 31, 1921

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, Jan. 31, 1921



* Henry Lowery Negro lynching

* Wilson (Nodena), Arkansas




The top of the back page has a small one column heading: "Burn Negro At Stake For Killing Farmer" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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675896

Father Divine pilgrimage... Promise Land...

Item #675896

August 21, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1936



* Father Divine's pilgrimage

* African American spiritual leader

* International Peace Mission movement




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Flag Row Mars Divine Pilgrimage As 1,877 Visit 'Promised Land'" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues inside with related photo. (see)

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

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675750

"Little Rock Nine" Central High School...

Item #675750

September 08, 1957

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, September 8, 1957 



* Little Rock Nine

* Negro students - Arkansas

* Central High School




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Faubus Says Guard Will Keep Negroes Out Of High School Despite Ruling By U.S. Judge" with subheads. (see) This report concerns the Little Rock Nine (see hyperlink for more), one of the focal points of ... See More  

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675553

A slave mother's attempted escape... General Burnside resigns...

Item #675553

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1863  Page 3 has a short, but moving account: "Fearful Struggle for Freedom by a Slave Mother", followed by details of her attempted escape with her child. See the image for a heart-wrenching quote.

Page 5 has: "Gen. Burnside Tenders His Resignation", followed by, "The President Declines to Accept It."

Among the front page one column ... See More  

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675520

2 slavers captured... African slave trade...

Item #675520

November 12, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Maine, Nov. 12, 1858



* The African slavery trade - slaves



Page 4 has two brief reports on the capture of2 slavers, one off the coast of Charleston and another off of Cuba. (see)

Eight pages, nice condition.

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675023

1930 Darien, Georgia Negro lynchings...

Item #675023

September 09, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 9, 1930 



* George Grant & Willie Bryan Negro lynchings 

* Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia martial law



The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "NEGRO LYNCHED AS SLAYER; CALL GEORGIA TROOPS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes George Grant & Willie Bryan at Darien, Georgia. Always nice to have ... See More  

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674859

News on the John Brown invasion... Capture of a slave ship...

Item #674859

November 15, 1859

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1859  The ftpg. has an article: "Arrival Of A Captured Slaver" concerns the barque Emily, captured on the coast of Africa: "...This is the fourth slaver taken within six months by the African squadron...".

Also on the ftpg: "The Harper's Ferry Conspiracy--Close of the Trial and Sentence of Prisoners" which i... 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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674277

Nixon v. Herndon... the black vote in Texas....

Item #674277

March 08, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1927



* United States Supreme Court decision

* Nixon v. Herndon re. 1923 Texas law

* Blacks voting in Democratic Party primary




The front page has a one column heading: "TEXAS PRIMARY LAW BARRING NEGRO VOID" with subheads. See below for information.

Complete with all 42 pages, heavy foxing along the central fold, a few small binding holes along the sp... See More  

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674156

1st African American plays Masters golf....

Item #674156

April 11, 1975

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, April 11, 1975



* Lee Elder breaks the color barrier

* 1st African American in Masters (day 1)

* PGA Professional Gold Accociation




The bottom of the back page has a photo showing Lee Elder teeing off on the 1st hole with small heading: "Historic Moment" Also a heading: "Nichols leading Masters" with reporting on the color barrier being broken. Coverag... See More  

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674084

1937 Milton, Florida Negro lynching...

Item #674084

October 05, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1937



* J.C. Evans Negro lynching - lynched

* Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida




Page 13 has a one column heading: "Lynch Prisoner Taken Forcibly From Sherif" First report coverage on the lynching of Negro J.C. Evans in Milton, Florida. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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673905

"Shuffle Along" - black love story on Broadway - premiere & review...

Item #673905

May 23, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1921 



* 1st all black-American love story on Broadway

* highly successful amidst significant contemporary doubts




Page 16 has: "'SHUFFLE ALONG' PREMIERE' - Negro Production Opens at Sixty-Third Street Music Hall", which provides a review of this historic play. A small ad is found on the same page (not shown in our photos). 

Complet... See More  

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673888

William Wilberforce on the slave trade... Marshall's "Life of Washington" reviewed...

Item #673888
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, May 18, 1807



* William Wilberforce speaks before the British Parliament re: the slave trade

* Review of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall's "Life of Washington"




The back page has a discussion of the Slave Trade in the House of Commons - a portion which includes an impassioned response by William Wilberforce.

... See More  

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673844

Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966 (1st section only)



* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

*
 
Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India



Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immora... See More  

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