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Subtitle: Movements Among Our People in Ohio.

Title: Colored American - April 24, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on the outcome of a recent convention in Ohio, and adds comments on activities taking place in that state concerning African American organizations.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Ohio Land.

Title: Colored American - August 21, 1841

Speaker or author: J.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer alerts his readers to land for sale in Ohio at a reasonable cost.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Laws of Ohio.

Title: Colored American - July 22, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer calls for an appeal of the oppressive laws that restrict the African American people of Ohio.

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

Subtitle: Kidnapping in Ohio.

Title: Colored American - May 22, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Brief account of a situation in Ohio where three white men went on trial for kidnapping and selling into slavery a black man. The men could not be convicted since the only witness against them was African American.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: To Our Subcribers in Ohio.

Title: Colored American - October 31, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor alerts his readers in Ohio that they will be attempting to collect past due subscription payments from them.

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: Anti-Republicanism in Ohio.

Title: Elevator - October 6, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer offers his views on the platform of General Jacob Cox, a candidate for governor of Ohio.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Vallandigham's Exile Endorsed by the People of Ohio.

Title: Pacific Appeal - October 17, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief commentary on the recent election in Ohio and the defeat of Clement Vallandigham.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Hunting Land.

Title: Provincial Freeman - July 29, 1854

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer tells his readers that "crowds" of men are moving into the open territory around Lake Huron to homestead land. He wonders how many of these people are of African descent. He encourages his readers to obtain property in this area while they can.

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

Subtitle: Land Agents Caught Napping.

Title: Provincial Freeman - May 9, 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer describes a scheme among land agents to get Canadian men of African descent to sign a petition. Although the contents of the petition were never defined, the writer is convinced this was another scheme to defraud free black Canadians.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Herald of Freedom and the Colored People of Ohio.

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 3, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor comments on the recent demise of the Herald of Freedom newspaper.

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

Subtitle: Land for the Refugee's Home.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 16, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer alerts his readers to the availability of land to anyone who meets the requirement of the Refugees' Home Society.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Colored Citizens of Ohio.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 12, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on a recent convention held in Cincinnati, Ohio. The African American population of that state agreed to stay in the U.S. rather than migrate to Canada.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Progress of Liberty in Ohio.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - March 12, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his opinion about the recent attempt to reinstate the black laws in Ohio.

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

Subtitle: Colored People of Ohio.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 20, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer points out that the statistical information on African Americans living in Ohio directly contradicts the beliefs espoused by Colonizationists that African Americans are unable to care for themselves.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Land is Bought for the Fugitives.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 19, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer announces that the Refugees' Home Society has just purchased Canadian land that will be made available to the homeless. Details of how this land will be distributed will follow in a later issue, or the readers may contact the representatives listed.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Gerrit Smith's Land.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 8, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that land donated to African Americans in New York by Gerrit Smith was being taken by speculators. This act of generosity is now part of a great fraud and attempt to discourage recipients from settling on it.

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

Subtitle: Can the Church Check the Progress of Barbarism in the Land?

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 24, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

While politicians debate the morality of events like slave-burning and torture, the writer asks "where is the Church?" He wonders what the Church is doing to stop this. He answers this question by telling his readers that the Church is silent on these matters. And he adds that only the Church can intervene to sway men to reason and morality.

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

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