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Subtitle: Our Celebration.

Title: Elevator - December 29, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer alerts his readers to the city's plans for the upcoming New Year's celebration.

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

Subtitle: The Celebration.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - July 6, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer ironically describes Independence Day (July 4th) as a day we celebrate the mockery of freedom and justice in the U.S., a country still renowned for its cruelty, injustice and continued enslavement of a large portion of its population.

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

Subtitle: Auburn Celebration.

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 8, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer described the events during a day of celebration in Auburn, New York.

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: The Movement for the Celebration of January 1st.

Title: Pacific Appeal - December 5, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer gives a brief overview of a meeting held to organize the January 1st celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Celebration on the First of August.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides details of an upcoming celebration for the August 1st anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Forget Not the Celebration.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer encourages his readers to attend the upcoming celebration of the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: First of August Celebration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 30, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers of upcoming events that are being offered to celebrate the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. He reminds them too that August 24th is the birthdate of William Wilberforce and worthy of celebration as well.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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