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Subtitle: Northern Humiliation and Southern Spirit.

Title: Anglo-African - August 26, 1965

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the demeanor of Robert E. Lee as he surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant. The writer notes that there was no humility in this surrender and it seemed to be based more on the South's inability to feed its troops than on any admission of wrong. This, he believes, leaves open the question of continuing the institution of slavery.

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

Subtitle: Rev. J. P. Campbell, Editor. Thursday, August 17, 1854. Notice to Subscribers.

Title: Christian Recorder - August 17, 1854

Speaker or author: Campbell, Rev. J. P.

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

The editor asks those of his readers who have paid their subscriptions to please send him their names and addresses so that their newspapers can be delivered to them.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Thursday, April 13, 1837. To the thoughtless part of our colored citizens.

Title: Colored American - April 15, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer apologizes for the crowd of protestors who gathered around and near the trial of fugitive slaves held earlier that week. He admonishes the protestors and askes them to cease such actions. But he also offers his contempt for the men who would hunt and capture those who they call "fugitives."

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

Subtitle: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Title: Colored American - February 23, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: The means of our elevation.

The writer urges his readers to seek to elevate themselves through virtuous living. He emphasizes economy, industry, education, and the pursuit of honorable employment. He suggests to his readers that the best way they can elevate themselves is by living an honest, moral and ethical life.

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

Subtitle: Western Christian Advocate.

Title: Colored American - June 19, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on an article published in the Western Christian Advocate newspaper explaining why the editor is not an abolitionist.

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

Subtitle: Northern distress produced by Southern slavery.

Title: Colored American - May 13, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his views regarding the negative impact that southern slavery has on the economics of the northern states.

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

Subtitle: The California Christian Advocate.

Title: Elevator - April 14, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares an article from the Christian Advocate which in turn includes an article from the Oregon Advocate regarding equal rights to free African Americans. These two Christian newspapers discuss issues like Colonization, which was long ago abandoned as a solution to the issues of African American equality and racial degradation.

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

Subtitle: Northern Star & Freemen's Advocate. Albany, Thursday, March 10, 1842.

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

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer addresses those he believes have set out to malign the newspaper with "insinuations" that the editor is pro-Colonization. He believes this is just another effort to discredit the newspaper.

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

Subtitle: Albany, Thursday, March 17, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 17, 1842

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his ideas that emancipation is eminent. History has provided an example of how to do this so that all concern benefit. In order to avoid a civil war, now is the time to prepare for emancipation of the slaves.

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

Subtitle: Northern Star & Freemen's Advocate. Albany, Thursday, March 3, 1842.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - March 3, 1842

Speaker or author: M.

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

The writer notes the inconsistencies in what those who profess to be abolitionists do and say.

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

Subtitle: What are Our Freemen in the East Doing?

Title: Pacific Appeal - March 5, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the Emancipation Proclamation was just a starting point for the work that lies ahead for all African Americans. Now is the time for the elevation of the race and the fight against prejudice. The key to success is an improvement of moral character and social standing.

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

Subtitle: Saturday, March 17, 1855.

Title: Provincial Freeman - March 17, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer tells his readers that the newspaper has recently been asked by some readers to stop using the word "Negro" in its columns. He agrees that this word holds a lot of negative connotation currently and prefers to use the word "Colored" since it seems a better choice.

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

Subtitle: Southern Wealth and Northern Profits.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 7, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a published account of the array of statistics on how the North is profiting on Southern wealth. Thomas Prentice Kettel had recently published a book on the vast wealth produced in the southern states that the parasitic North, with its dependence on raw materials, benefitted from. The book argues that the result of this concentration of manufacturing in the north is sectional inequality. The North was dominating communications, transportation, finance, and international trade, while the South was growing weaker and poorer.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Certificate of Northern Democratic Character.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 13, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on the political ideas and actions of Senator Brown of Mississippi.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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