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Subtitle: Colored People of Indiana.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 3, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview and reaction to a recent convention in Indiana.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Progress of Liberty in Ohio.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - March 12, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his opinion about the recent attempt to reinstate the black laws in Ohio.

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

Title: William Craft

Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law and emphasizing its injustices. The speaker recounted his experiences with this law.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 662 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Pennsylvania Freeman

Brief speech in which the speaker noted that although he felt an increase in public support for the abolition of slavery, his experience since childhood had been one of constant contempt from the white population because of his race. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 314 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Inquirer

Speech given during a farewell soiree for William Wells Brown on his departure from England. He discussed the fugitive slave laws in the U.S., along with the general injustice of the existence of slavery in a country founded on freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 142 word document (text and image)

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