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Title: Alfred M. Green

Speaker or author: Green, Alfred M..

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Foner and Walker, Eds. -- Proceedings of the Black State Conventions 1840-1865, (1979) Vol. 1, pp. 139-166

Eloquent, rational, and meaningful speech delivered before the Convention of the Colored People of Pennsylvania expressing a legal argument for civil rights. The speaker asked that African Americans be given their civil rights, be allowed to vote, hold jobs equal to those of the white population, and be given the opportunity to prove themselves worthy citizens of the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 480 word document (text and image)

Title: Alfred M. Green

Speaker or author: Green, Alfred M.

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

Overview of a rousing speech denouncing laws against freedom that were being enacted across the country. The speaker pays particular attention to encouraging the repeal of the Personal Liberty Law.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 382 word document (text and images)

Title: J. E. Green

Speaker or author: Green, J. E., of Michigan

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Overview of a brief speech in which the speaker noted the emancipation of slaves in other countries based on their patriotism and willingness to fight for their countries. He compared this to the withholding of freedom from African Americans who had fought bravely for the U. S.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 456 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Green

Speaker or author: Green, Samuel, Rev.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief overview of an anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience with slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 417 word document (text and images)

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