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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 at the conclusion of the Cazenovia Anti-Slavery Convention with the speaker stressing the pros and cons of southern succession from the Union.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 519 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Objects of Our Paper.

Title: Colored American - April 11, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer lists the benefits of the Colored American newspaper, and offers its pledge to continue to serve the African American community.

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

Subtitle: The Editor to his readers.

Title: Colored American - December 22, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

The editor gave a brief overview of the newspaper's status as it ended its second year in publication. He announced that James McCune Smith had been added to the editorial staff.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Sacredness of Obligation.

Title: Colored American - June 15, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his thoughts on the social (and spiritual) obligation each human being has for others. He encourages his readers to take care of each other.

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

Subtitle: Take Courage Brethren.

Title: Colored American - October 6, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer urges his readers to be patient in the wait for emancipation. He's encouraged by actions in other countries as they recognize the injustice of slavery and emancipate their slaves. He believes the U.S. will surely follow. Even now, Christians in the northern states are praying for those oppressed in the south.

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

Subtitle: Return of Dr. Smith.

Title: Colored American - September 9, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editorial offers a brief welcome to Dr. James McCune Smith upon his return to the U.S. from Scotland. The writer gives a short account of Dr. Smith's recent accomplishments.

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

Subtitle: Brethren renew your Efforts.

Title: Colored American - September 9, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer urges his readers to work hard to prove themselves worthy of the civil rights they are being denied. He believes that if all African Americans made it their goal to work "doubly" as hard as their white neighbors they would achieve social acceptance.

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

Subtitle: Know Nothingism and Secret Oaths.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - February 9, 1855

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer discusses the political views of a few members of Congress.

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

Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Sermon given to denounce the current trend towards "Free Love" without the benefit of marriage.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 572 word document (text and images)

Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

A farewell sermon delivered before the Fifth Congregational Church of Hartford, Connecticut, as the speaker left to devote a two year leave of absence to classical study. The speaker also requested the time so that he could deal with his fugitive status. The sermon itself addressed Paul's journey through Macedonia and seemed a metaphor for the speaker's upcoming absence.

Description of file(s): PDF 22 page, 6,197 word document (text and images)

Title: Mary Ann Shadd Cary

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

Newspaper or publication: AD -- Ontario Archives -- Toronto, Canada -- Mary Shadd Cary Papers

Copyright Permission granted by the Archives of Ontario (August 2007). -- Sermon regarding the role of women in slavery and society in general.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 1,327 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Wife's Eloquence.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 20, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses the role of the wife in marriage.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Present Prospects and Success.

Title: Weekly Advocate - February 18, 1837

Speaker or author: Sears, Robert

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

The writer offered an account of the Weekly Advocate's current status in terms of subscribers and its future potential as a beneficial source of information for African Americans.

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

Title: William J. Watkins

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Short speech calling for support of the Free Soil Party.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 130 word document (text and image)

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