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Subtitle: African Colonization.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 17, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on an article published in another newspaper about the feared fate of slaves if they are emancipated.

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

Subtitle: Away to Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 1, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief account of recent passengers arriving in Canada on the Underground Railroad.

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

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: The Lost is Found. No. 5.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 3, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Narrative story of one man's escape from slavery and his subsequent reunion with his wife.

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

Subtitle: Gerrit Smith Elected.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 18, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief announcement that Gerrit Smith has been elected to Congress.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Last Gun from the Satanic Press.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 14, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer compares the living conditions of the black and white populations in New York City. He also shares a comparison of the way the local press is reporting these conditions and how this reporting is racially biased. He shares with his readers the current status of the Anglo-African publications, and the daily social pressures endured by the editor and staff.

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

Subtitle: A Speech and a Comment.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 1, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief review of a speech delivered by Charles Lenox Remond on the 29th anniversary of the Massacusetts Anti-Slavery Society. The speaker praised the work of the society and addressed issues of the day.

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

Subtitle: Later From Hayti.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 18, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer briefly discusses the way Haitian newspapers are reporting the actions and subsequent execution of John Brown.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Swift Retribution.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 8, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer briefly describes events that justify any retribution the country may set in motion once the Civil War is over. He holds the South and southern slave holders accountable for most of the problems that have occured within the national government.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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