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Subtitle: False Philanthropy, or Public Begging a Display of Vanity.

Title: Pacific Appeal - October 25, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that those who participate in fundraisers ostensibly for the good of African Americans are often misguided and false. Instead of raising money for Church organizations, education, and child welfare, these philanthropists are simply throwing money into a recent popular cause for appearance sake alone.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Begging for Fugitives in Canada.

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 14, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer laments the continued perception among the Canadian public that people of African descent are unable to care for themselves. The automatic assumption that these people must be clothed, fed, and sheltered is degrading to the race.

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

Subtitle: More Begging! Elder Piper, Free Mission Baptist Missionary at Chatham!! Clothes for Fugitives!!

Title: Provincial Freeman - May 30, 1857

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer calls attention to the continued solicitation of charity for fugitive slaves living in Canada. This type of "begging" for help is unwelcomed and unwanted by the people of African descent living in Canada.

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

Subtitle: Rev. C. C. Foote's Begging Operations.

Title: Provincial Freeman - September 9, 1854

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer offers a critique of Rev. C. C. Foote's thoughts on the status of people of African descent who are migrating to Canada from the U.S. (A portion of this editorial is possibly missing.)

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

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