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Subtitle: Idleness in Our City.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - April 10, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer admonishes the parents among his readers who allow their children to roam the streets without sending them to school or at least directing them to learn a trade.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Palladium of Liberty - April 17, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer urges his readers to send their children to school or to at least encourage them to learn a trade.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Editor being Judged.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - April 24, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer responds to a dispute regarding a previous article published on the question of "free school."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created free and equal."

Title: Palladium of Liberty - April 24, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on a quote by John Wesley on liberty and freedom.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Outrage and Death.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - April 3, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on a recent incident in which an African American man was beaten to death by a gang of white thugs.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Mr. Amos Dresser.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - August 14, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on an anti-slavery lecture delivered by Amos Dresser.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Prejudice.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - August 21, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on the effects of racial prejudice in current society.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Don't Stop.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - August 28, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer tells his readers about a store that is refusing service to African American customers when white customers are there. He advises his readers to avoid shopping at stores that mistreat them. Since African Americans offer income to these establishments, the loss of their business will call attention to this problem.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Colonization.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - August 28, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on recent efforts to sway public sentiment towards Colonization as a way to resolve the perceived social issue of what to do with free African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Our Course.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - December 27, 1843

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The editor calls for a united effort in the fight against oppression of the race. He also asks his readers to send in letters to be published in the newspaper that will aid in this unity of purpose.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: An Act to Regulate Blacks and Mulattos.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - February 14, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on the state regulations placed on African Americans and those of mixed race.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Abolitionist But.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - February 21, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer asks those who make excuses for not working for abolition what it will take for them to rally behind this important cause and help to end slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Death and Suicide of Governor Reynolds of Missouri.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - February 28, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer briefly comments on the recent suicide of Governor Reynolds of Missouri.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Petition Presented.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - February 28, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on a petition sent by a citizen of Ohio attempting to prevent people of mixed race to vote and/or participate in the school fund.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created free and equal."

Title: Palladium of Liberty - February 28, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on the restricting laws of Ohio regarding African Americans living in that state.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "No Government Monopoly."

Title: Palladium of Liberty - July 10, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

A convention was held to address the issue of state prisons performing work that mechanics now do (and thus taking jobs). The writer asks if this solidarity of mechanical workers applies to African American mechanics as well.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Western.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - July 10, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer briefly comments on reports of recent activities of members of the Liberty Party.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Palladium of Liberty. Columbus, Wednesday, July 17th. "We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created free and equal."

Title: Palladium of Liberty - July 17, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on a recent speech delivered by George McDuffie emphasizing the deterioration of life in the southern states. In this, McDuffie seems to pit the economic conditions of the Northern and Southern states against each other.

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

Subtitle: Outrage and Death.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - July 3, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer questions the safety of city residents after a man was beaten to death in his home by another man after a quarrel between the two.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Stage.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - July 3, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer questions the stated policy of stage coach companies that claim to allow African American passengers if their white passengers don't mind. He notes a recent incidence when an African American man was asked to leave the coach when none of the other passengers complained.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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