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Subtitle: Negro Haters Using Negro Money, Is It Right to Give to Our Enemies Our Money?

Title: Anglo-African - September 3, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer encourages his readers to not patronize businesses that are openly prejudice towards African Americans.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Loss of Time and waste of Money.

Title: Colored American - June 10, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on the prejudice so prevelent in public transportation. The emphasis in the country is on the luxury of travel, yet this one simple pleasure is denied to African Americans who must deal with the cruelties of a prejudicial system.

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

Subtitle: Virtue, Intelligence and Money.

Title: Colored American - March 15, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer emphasizes that the way to earn respect from others is to live a life based on virtue, morality, and self-respect. He advises his readers to take care of their minds, their bodies, and their souls.

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

Subtitle: Money! Money!! Money!!!

Title: Colored American - November 16, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer asks his readers for donations to help the newspaper stay in publication.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Money! Money!

Title: Colored American - October 2, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor again asks his readers for financial assistance in order to help the newspaper stay in publication.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What the War has Done for the Negro.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer shares an article published in Victoria magazine regarding the Civil War's effect on African Americans and slavery.

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

Subtitle: Legislating on the Negro.

Title: Elevator - December 15, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a proposal by Mr. Long that African Americans be prohibited from "immigrating" to California.

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

Subtitle: Negro Suffrage in Connecticut.

Title: Elevator - July 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the people of Connecticut are about to vote on an amendment to that state's Constitution which will allow African American's to vote there.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Negro Suffrage.

Title: Elevator - May 5, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to an article published in another newspaper discussing African American voting rights.

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

Subtitle: Negro Equality Governments.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 26, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares with his readers an article from the 1775 Constitution of Maryland providing the right of suffrage to any man with property. He tells his readers that this right to vote for all men was also accepted in two other states. It was only later that these state constitutions were changed to limit suffrage to white men only.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Dreaming of the Negro.

Title: Pacific Appeal - May 23, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a recent election. His also shares the contents of a placard that was posted around town attempting to encourage public outrage regarding the governor's plan to bring recently freed slaves to California to build roads.

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

Subtitle: Give honor to whom honor is due.

Title: Palladium of Liberty- May 15, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on letters received from presidential candidates who all opppose the annexation of Texas.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Negro Songs.

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 14, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor comments on the debate about whether or not to allow children in Canadian public schools to sing what are considered "Negro Songs."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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: Send on the Money.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - March 12, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer solicits subscriptions from those who don't usually receive the newspaper by sending them a sample copy. He asks those who do not wish to subscribe to please return the newspaper instead.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Put Money in Thy Purse.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 13, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses the power of money and the potential dire consequences when money is lacking. He urges his readers to save their money, spend it wisely, and teach their children to value its power.

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

Subtitle: Wanted--Money.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 8, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to some ideas about how the government will fund the Civil War.

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

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