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Subtitle: Andrew Johnson President of the United States.

Title: Black Republican - April 22, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Black Republican (1865)

The writer briefly discusses the support he assures his readers that Andrew Johnson will receive from African Americans who trust his leadership and commitment to freedom for all citizens.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Brethren in the Free States.

Title: Colored American - April 22, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer cautions his readers to be aware of how society perceives them and to always present a moral, responsible, and industrious appearance. He urges them to not present any reason for negative judgment from others.

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

Subtitle: Colored Churches in This City.

Title: Colored American - March 28, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer gives a brief overview of ten African American churches in New York City. These churches stand as proof that African Americans are not without religious conviction.

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

Subtitle: Responsibility of Colored People in the Free States.

Title: Colored American - March 4, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor offers advise for the way African Americans should conduct themselves as free people of color in the free states. He suggests presenting an image of morality and industry to the rest of the population.

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

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: Are We United?

Title: Elevator - October 6, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer suggests that the only difference between the races is a difference of opinion about issues. Otherwise, all human beings are alike, and it's our ability to accept difference that expresses the best of our humanity.

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

Subtitle: The Border States and Slavery.

Title: Pacific Appeal - June 27, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

Although the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect in January, 1863, some states were slow to free their slaves. The writer comments on some state government restrictions placed on emancipation.

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

Subtitle: Colored men of the States.

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 4, 1857

Speaker or author: S[hadd], I[saac] D.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses the current political climate in the U.S. and its effect on immigration to Canada.

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

Subtitle: Speeches of Mr. Dall of Canada, and Mr. Remond of the United States, on the 1st of August, at Abington, Massachusetts.

Title: Provincial Freeman - August 19, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer offers his opinions of the views of two anti-slavery lecturers. This is mainly a critique of the opinons of Mr. Dall on the future success of people of African descent living in Canada.

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

Subtitle: Negro Churches.

Title: Provincial Freeman - August 29, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on an article from another newspaper announcing that the city of St. Louis has determined that African American churches are to blame for the "mischief" attributed to the behavior of slaves. To remedy this, the city is closing these churches and making room for slaves in white churches.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Canadian Churches fellowshiping the Proslavery Religious Bodies of the United States.

Title: Provincial Freeman - December 13, 1856

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses the influence of the "American Church" on the continuation of the system of slavery in the U.S.

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

Subtitle: To our Friends in the Western States.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 17, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor tells his readers that the newspaper agent living in Niles, Michigan has been collecting for the newspaper and not forwarding any subscriptions. He is no longer employed by the newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Canadian Towns.

Title: Provincial Freeman - January 26, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor gives an overview of the growth of towns in Western Canada focusing mostly on Amerstburg.

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

Subtitle: New School Presbyterians -- United States.

Title: Provincial Freeman - July 4, 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer offers a brief critique of and commentary on a recent religious convention held in Ohio.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Newspapers by Colored People in the United States.

Title: Provincial Freeman - June 23, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on the increase in the number of newspapers being published by African Americans. He views this as a sign of positive changes in the U.S.

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

Subtitle: The Protestanism and Civilization of the United States.

Title: Provincial Freeman - May 31, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer expresses his views on the war-like atrocities committed in the name of religion on people of African descent in the southern U.S.

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

Subtitle: United States and Canada -- a Parallel.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 13, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The author makes a comparison between the authority in the U.S. government of the "slave power," and the similar authority the Canadian government has given to the Roman Catholic Church.

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

Subtitle: The Churches and Slavery. -- The Regular Baptists --

Title: Provincial Freeman - September 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor comments on the differences of opinions regarding slavery among the various groups of Baptists. (Portions are illegible)

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)(Parts are damaged)

Subtitle: Voice of the Fugitive, and Canadian Independent.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 16, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor emphasizes that even though the newspaper supports Col. John Prince in his political endeavors, it is not advocating one particular political party over another.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Warning Voice To the Fugitives from Slavery Who are Yet Tarrying in the United States.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 12, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer urges fugitives who may still be lingering in the U.S. to continue on to Canada. He tells them that there is no safe place for them in the U.S.

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

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