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Subtitle: Our Public Schools -- An Appeal to Parents.

Title: Anglo-African - August 12, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer shares information with his readers regarding the alarming rate of truancy among school aged children. He asks parents to get involved and ensure that their children attend school. He emphasizes that a good education is beneficial to the social perception of the entire African American race.

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

Subtitle: Our Fifth Volume.

Title: Anglo-African - August 12, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor sends a note of thanks to his readers for their support and continued readership. He tells them that the newspaper will improve and offer a continued focus on benefiting the African American community.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Revival of Slavery.

Title: Anglo-African - August 12, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer comments on an article published in a Nashville, Tennessee newspaper urging readers to vote for Governor Campbell and a return to the institution of slavery.

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

Subtitle: Should Black Men be Prejudice Against White Men?

Title: Anglo-African - August 26, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer tells his readers that while the white portion of the population is prejudiced against the black portion, the black portion feels no prejudice against the white. He emphasizes that what African Americans feel towards their white counterparts is actually a lack of trust and not prejudice.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Thirty-Ninth Congress.

Title: Anglo-African - December 23, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer comments on the proceedings of the first session of the Thirty-Ninth Congress. Debate about laws and civil rights for the newly freed slaves after Reconstruction made this session an important one.

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

Subtitle: Thanks to God for Victory.

Title: Anglo-African - December 23, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer celebrates the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that abolishes slavery forever in the U.S. and provides for the protection of freedom for all citizens.

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

Subtitle: New York, December 9, 1865. The Situation.

Title: Anglo-African - December 9, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer reported on conventions held in several states. He gave a brief overview of each.

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

Subtitle: "He Who Defends Freedom is Worthy of All Its Franchises."

Title: Anglo-African - November 11, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

Brief note announcing a celebration to honor African Americans who fought in the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: New York, November 11, 1865. Reconstruction.

Title: Anglo-African - November 11, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer offers his views regarding the current governmental ideas on Reconstruction after the Civil War. He tells his readers that he speaks for all African Americans in saying that the country should work towards ensuring freedom for all and providing all American people with the rights of citizenship regardless of color.

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

Subtitle: Colored Newspapers.

Title: Anglo-African - November 11, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor comments briefly on three African American newspapers published in the U.S. and Guiana.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Death of Dr. J. McCune Smith.

Title: Anglo-African - November 18, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

Brief notification of the death of James McCune Smith.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Discourtesy to Editors.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor explains to his readers that editorials are based on opinion and those who oppose the opinion should express their disagreement in writing not by barging into the newspaper office and physically confronting the editor.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Suspension of Our Paper An Explanation.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor explains the recent changes that the newspaper has gone through in an effort to fulfill its mission to provide quality to its readers. These changes include size, publication date, and advertising (which was not offered previously).

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

Subtitle: The "Elevator."

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer praises the editor of the Elevator newspaper for his outstanding work.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The New Evangel.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer expresses the fears that permeate African American communities that the white slaveholders will demand a return to the system of slavery, and be granted this by the government. The majority of African Americans, however, are determined to resist and not allow this to happen without a fight.

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

Subtitle: Progress of Colored Journalism.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor comments on the benefits of newspapers published by and for the African American community.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Africa's Condolence With and Greeting to America.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor briefly tells his readers about the visit to the U. S. of the African ambassador to both offer condolences on the death of Abraham Lincoln, and to congratulate the country on the end of the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Anglo-African Bureaus. To Be Established Everywhere.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The editor calls for those who are interested in representing the newspaper in their areas to submit their names for consideration.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Political Power and Strength the Legitimate Fruit of a Thorough Knowledge of Ourselves.

Title: Anglo-African - September 3, 1865

Speaker or author: Hamilton, Robert

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

Letter to the editor stressing the importance of education to African Americans. Elevation involves political advancement, influence and power, and this is not possible for those without education.

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

Subtitle: Insidious Politics of the N. Y. Citizen.

Title: Anglo-African - September 3, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer responds to a note published in another newspaper saying that free African Americans will not be content to rank themselves among those newly freed slaves who that author believes do not yet have the "rudiments of civilization."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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