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Subtitle: State Legislation on the Temperance Question.

Title: Christian Recorder - August 17, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

The writer argues for the passage of temperance laws prohibiting the sale of intoxicating drink.

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

Subtitle: New York State Convention.

Title: Colored American - August 29, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on the state convention being held in Albany.

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

Subtitle: To Our People of This State.

Title: Colored American - June 12, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Now that the convention in Albany is over, the writer asks what next. The convention demonstrated what can be accomplished when African Americans pull together for a cause. He suggests another convention may be needed to continue the work towards freedom.

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

Subtitle: Another State Convention.

Title: Colored American - June 19, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer alerts his readers to another convention to be held to continue the work sparked by the previous one. Only by working together and by reinforcing this union can African Americans succeed in their quest for freedom.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Word to the Powers that Be in this State.

Title: Colored American - November 16, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer asks that the New York State Legislature amend the state's Consitution to eliminate the restrictions on African American voters.

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

Subtitle: A word to busy Philanthropists.

Title: Colored American - October 20, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer suggests that those in favor of colonization who believe that African Americans are doomed to a state of lower-caste misery in the U.S. should take a good look at the progress being made in Canada among those who have immigrated there.

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

Subtitle: State Conventions.

Title: Colored American - September 12, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on the state convention recently held in Albany, New York. He plays special attention to the views of those who were against holding this convention.

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

Subtitle: Our New York State Affairs -- The Time for Action.

Title: Colored American - September 18, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer urges his readers to take action and petition the government for suffrage rights.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Ohio State Convention in Support of Independent Nominations.

Title: Colored American - September 19, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

A brief overview of a politically focused convention held in Ohio. One of the topics covered was the link between slavery and politics.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A State of Peculiar Trial.

Title: Colored American - September 22, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses the injustices of prejudice that have been adopted not only by society in general but the Church in particular. He describes the way African Americans are treated when they attempt to attend church services with their white brethren.

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

Subtitle: Connecticut State Temperance Convention.

Title: Colored American - September 25, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer informs his readers that the scheduled date for the Connecticut State Temperance Convention has been changed.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A word on Prejudice against color.

Title: Colored American - September 29, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor notes that prejudice against skin color is often the last vestige of white people who are so poor in position, economy, and intellect that they have nothing except the color of their skin to offer them value in the social world.

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

Subtitle: The Result of the Union State Convention.

Title: Elevator - August 25, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer gives detailed commentary on a recent political convention.

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

Subtitle: State Convention.

Title: Impartial Citizen - July 11, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer gives a brief overview of a recent state convention.

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

Subtitle: The State Convention.

Title: Impartial Citizen - September 19, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer gives a brief overview of speeches delivered during a recent convention.

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

Subtitle: A Word in Relation to the Celebration of January 1st, 1864.

Title: Pacific Appeal - December 26, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor emphasizes promptness for all those who plan to participate in the upcoming January 1st celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Word in Time.

Title: Pacific Appeal - January 30, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor tells his readers about a letter he received from an African American man describing how he was charged with crimes he didn't commit when returning to his home state after a short trip away. The editor reminds his readers that this newspaper is not a vehicle for abuse, slander or published charges against others.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Word About, and to Emigrationists.

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 15, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer shares a portion of a published opinion by John Mitchell on the idea of immigration for people of African descent currently living in Canada and the U.S.

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

Subtitle: A Word of Friendly Counsel.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 9, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer warns his readers to beware of unscrupulous men who, under the guise of capturing fugitive slaves (per the Fugitive Slave Law), are kidnapping free people of African descent and selling them into slavery in the U.S. slave states.

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

Subtitle: State Convention of Women.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 27, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief announcement of an upcoming national convention of women.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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