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Subtitle: The California Christian Advocate.

Title: Elevator - April 14, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer shares an article from the Christian Advocate which in turn includes an article from the Oregon Advocate regarding equal rights to free African Americans. These two Christian newspapers discuss issues like Colonization, which was long ago abandoned as a solution to the issues of African American equality and racial degradation.

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

Title: Elevator - July 14, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The editor offers a brief eulogy on the passing of his friend and fellow editor Thomas Hamilton.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Indorsement on Our Position on the Suffrage Question.

Title: Elevator - July 28, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer accuses several California and Nevada newspapers of traitorous reporting in their views regarding the rights of African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Prejudice Against Color in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 26, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a note sent to another newspaper by a Member of Parliament asking to discontinue his subscription on the grounds that this newspaper advocated the establishment of "colored settlements" in Canada.

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

Subtitle: Amherstburgh Courier.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor responds to negative comments from another newspaper about a recent editorial on George Thompson, M. P., disrupted meeting in Boston.

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

Subtitle: Our Prospects.

Title: Weekly Advocate - January 14, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

The editor called for increased subscriptions to the newspaper. He emphasized the benefits of this type of social connection for African Americans in the community.

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

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