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Subtitle: "Honor to the Brave."

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer offers a word of tribute to the brave African American soldiers who were fighting and dying in the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Instrumental Music in Churches.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer presents the case for using instrumental music during church services and not just limiting this form of worship to choir and organ music.

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

Subtitle: Prospectus.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The editor offers a brief introduction to the first issue of the Colored Citizen newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Festivals.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer encourages the women of Cincinnati to offer a festival to benefit the soldiers at Camp Delaware.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What the War has Done for the Negro.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer shares an article published in Victoria magazine regarding the Civil War's effect on African Americans and slavery.

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

Subtitle: Will We Fail?

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer offers words of encouragement to his readers during these tense days when it seems as if there are those who would stand in the way of their advancement and still call themselves friends.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Volunteering.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer encourages all able African American men of Ohio to volunteer to fight in the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "Emancipation Promotes Insurrection."

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer comments on an incident in England where a minister refused to invite his congregation to a lecture on emancipation. The minister aligned with the ideas of Lord Brougham regarding emancipation which seem now to the writer to be in direct contradiction to his earlier views.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Relation to the Government.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 11, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

Although several state constitutions were changed to insert the word "white" in order to restrict African American citizenship rights, the Conscription Law now makes the use of this term obsolete when it comes to the militia.

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

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 12, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer offers his thoughts on the causes of racial prejudice.

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

Subtitle: The Public School.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 18, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer tells his readers that the public school room set aside for the education of African American children is in terrible condition. Although parents and others have complained for years, nothing has been done to remedy this.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Rev. J. J. Moore.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 18, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer gives his readers a brief overview of the accomplishments of Reverend Moore. He stresses Reverend Moore's upcoming travel plans.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer continues his commentary on the causes of prejudice. He emphasizes the this is directly linked to slavery. Prejudice must be taught to each generation since it is not a natural aspect of humanity.

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

Subtitle: Slavery Abolished in the District of Columbia.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer briefly announces that a bill has passed abolishing slavery in Washington, D.C.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Sam Pride's Original Colored Minstrels.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer offers a brief review of local minstrel show and encourages his readers to attend.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Slavery in the District of Columbia.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer offers further commentary on the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C. He tells his readers that this news is totally unexpected, yet opens the way for total emancipation for the entire country.

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

Subtitle: Our Petition.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer urges his readers not to be discouraged regarding the delay in response to a recent petition sent to the Senate.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "Nobody Hurt."

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 25, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

Contrary to the fears of those opposed to emancipation, those freed from slavery have not turned to violence. The writer now hopes that all African Americans will enjoy the rights of citizenship in every state.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Negro Equality Governments.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 26, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer shares with his readers an article from the 1775 Constitution of Maryland providing the right of suffrage to any man with property. He tells his readers that this right to vote for all men was also accepted in two other states. It was only later that these state constitutions were changed to limit suffrage to white men only.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Vincibility of Prejudice.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 26, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer continues his commentary on the causes of racial prejudice. He notes that the Jews overcame prejudice through education and acquiring wealth. He views this as a way for African Americans to also overcome the racial prejudice they are living with now.

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

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