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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given as Mr. Remond proposed a resolution stressing the importance of encouraging friends of the anti-slavery movement to subscribe to the National Anti-Slavery Standard and Liberator newspapers.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 325 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Emigration Scheme.

Title: Colored American - November 13, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on a pamphlet published by a woman who recently returned from Jamaica. The writer of the pamphlet, along with the American Consul and the editor of the Liberator newspaper all agree that immigrating to the West Indies is an unwise choice for African Americans.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Keep Cool, Brethren.

Title: Colored American - October 14, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor responds to a negative article about him that was published in the Liberator newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: To the Public.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - December 8, 1842

Speaker or author: Myers, Stephen

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The editor responds to his critics.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Title: Phillip A. Bell

Speaker or author: Bell, Philip A.

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech before the first quarterly meeting of the United Anti-Slavery Society of New York which presented resolutions regarding the fundamental abolition goals of the organization. Also stress was placed on the importance of the Liberator newspaper. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 413 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: "Stealing the Livery of Heaven to Serve the Devil."

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 4, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer responds to those who believe that the refugees from slavery who are arriving in her area are needing of aid and in a dire state. The assumption that those of African descent living in Canada are needy and barely surviving is insulting.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Title: Shadrach Howard

Speaker or author: Howard, Shadrach

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal [supplement]

Lengthy speech denouncing slavery and praising the work of abolitionists. The speaker offered the emancipation of the British West Indies as an example of the successful work of various abolitionists.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 3,761 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Spirit of the Anti-Slavery Press.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 15, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Drawing from newspaper articles published in several states, the writer provides the current political position on slavery throughout the country.

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

Subtitle: Spirit of the Anti-Slavery Press.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Beginning with an overview of a recent convention in Maine, the writer briefly summarizes state by state newspaper articles describing the current political position on the issue of slavery.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subtitle: Our Enterprise.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 9, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The editor responds to an article published in another newspaper regarding African American publications such as the Anglo-African Magazine. He discusses the overall racial oppression in the U.S. that makes this type of publication difficult but at the same time extremely important.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

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