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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: 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: 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: 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

Subtitle: The Colored State.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 22, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Commentary on the current political emphasis on the racial makeup of some states.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Breaking into a State.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 19, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses the unsettled political climate of the country after John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry.

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

Subtitle: A Colored State.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 24, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

"Tongue-in-cheek" commentary on the increase in the African American population in the state of New York.

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

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