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Subtitle: Mass Meeting.

Title: Christian Recorder - September 16, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

The writer provides commentary on a meeting that was called to discuss how to restore public confidence in the Christian Recorder newspaper.

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

Subtitle: Departure of the Mendians -- Farewell Meeting.

Title: Colored American - December 4, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer provides an overview of the days leading up to the departure of the Amistad captives for their return trip to Africa. Traveling with them are missionaries who will establish a mission in Africa in honor of the captives.

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

Subtitle: The Meeting at the Philomathean Hall.

Title: Colored American - June 16, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer suggests that all African Americans learn about their history, their rights, and the steps necessary to maintain an equal place in a free society. Through education, meetings, and open discussions, they will be able to understand what is taking place in the world around them politically and take action to maintain their civil rights when necessary.

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

Subtitle: Meeting of the Mendi or Liberated Africans.

Title: Colored American - May 1, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on an upcoming meeting to determine what to do to help the Amistad captives while they remain in this country.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Anti-Trinidad Meeting.

Title: Colored American - October 31, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on a meeting held at a local church regarding immigration to Trinidad. He suspects that one of the speakers who's speech encouraged immigration is actually a paid agent.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Connecticut Temperance Meeting.

Title: Colored American - September 19, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on a recent State Temperance and Moral Reform Society convention he attended. Included is a brief description of his travel experience aboard a steamboat that took him to the convention.

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

Subtitle: Meeting of Congress.

Title: Colored American - September 2, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his opposition to the proposed annexation of Texas that will be decided at an upcoming session in Congress.

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

Subtitle: Meeting for the Freedmen.

Title: Elevator - August 25, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer gives a brief review of a recent meeting held to raise funds for newly freed slaves and other needy families.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Great Meeting!

Title: Elevator - October 6, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor describes a rowdy meeting to elect convention delegates that he describes as a "great farce."

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

Subtitle: Temperance Meeting.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - February 10, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The writer encourages his readers to attend a Temperance meeting to be held that evening.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Chatham Meeting and Dawn.

Title: Provincial Freeman - August 29, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on a recent meeting to debate the ownership of property held by the Dawn School, and the slanderous remarks made about the school's proprietor.

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

Subtitle: Scene in a Public Meeting.

Title: Provincial Freeman - March 15, 1856

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer provides a light-hearted overview of a recent meeting he attended.

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

Subtitle: The Meeting of the Fobbers.

Title: Provincial Freeman - October 20, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a critique of a meeting he attended of the Fobbers association. The association's inability to collect a debt for the Dawn Institute was addressed.

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

Subtitle: Colored People's Meeting, in Windsor.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 16, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer reports on a recent meeting hosted by Mary Ann Shadd in which she maligns the local press. She tells her audience that she will start a quality newspaper to replace what is currently available to people of African descent in Canada. The writer took particular offense at her comments.

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

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