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Subtitle: Emancipation Proclamation Ignored, And a New Scheme of Southern Despotism Boldly Initiated.

Title: Anglo-African - September 3, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers of the current violence following in the aftermath of the Civil War. Although slavery has been abolished, it has created an atmosphere of hatred in the Southern states as the newly freed slaves stand as a symbol of the defeat of the Confederacy. This is resulting in wholesale murder and mob violence.

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

Subtitle: Emigration to Trinidad -- Waugh's Pamphlet -- British Movements, &c.

Title: Colored American - April 4, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer provides current information regarding the status of those who have immigrated to Trinidad, Guiana, and Demarara.

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

Subtitle: Emigration to Trinidad and British Guiana.

Title: Colored American - March 14, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer continues his commentary on the pros and cons of immigrating to Trinidad and British Guiana.

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

Subtitle: Emigration to Trinidad and British Guiana.

Title: Colored American - March 7, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer discusses the pros and cons of immigrating to British Guiana and Trinidad.

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

Subtitle: The Emigration Scheme.

Title: Colored American - November 13, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on a pamphlet published by a woman who recently returned from Jamaica. The writer of the pamphlet, along with the American Consul and the editor of the Liberator newspaper all agree that immigrating to the West Indies is an unwise choice for African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Emigration vs. Colonixation.

Title: Colored American - November 16, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer compares and contrasts voluntary immigration to the western states and various other countries with the restrictions and demands of Colonization. While voluntary immigration can be useful to a society, scheme's like Colonization work against it.

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

Subtitle: Emigration of Colored People to Canada.

Title: Colored American - November 18, 1837

Speaker or author: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer notes that most African Americans are immigrating to Canada to find relief from prejudice and unemployment. He urges them instead to immigrate to Wisconsin, which is currently being settled. Land there is inexpensive, the territory is beautiful, and people live together harmoniously.

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

Subtitle: West India Emigration.

Title: Colored American - October 17, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer describes the current state of immigration to the West Indies. He urges his readers to abandon any ideas of immigrating. While the concept may sound inviting, the reality of the experiences of those who have gone before is miserable.

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

Subtitle: Trinidad Emigration.

Title: Colored American - October 5, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his dislike of the way immigration to Trinidad is unfolding. He urges his readers who are thinking of moving there to be sure this is their individual desire and not done through attempts by others (as in Colonization practices). He also urges them to seek a reliable agent before making this type of move.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Emigration.

Title: Colored American - September 28, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer alerts his readers to upcoming commentary on immigration and the condition of places where African Americans have relocated.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Emigration Pamphlet.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - March 10, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer expresses his views regarding a pamphlet of letters that was published with his (and others) alleged statements without their consent. The statements, taken out of context, seem to imply that he and others agree with the views of Emigrationists, and this is not the case.

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

Subtitle: Gaines' last Letter on "en masse" Emigration.

Title: Provincial Freeman - April 21, 1855

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on a letter regarding Canadian immigration of fugitive slaves written by Mr. Gaines, U.S. politician. He emphasizes the discrepancies in Mr. Gaines' thinking and political rhetoric.

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

Subtitle: The Emigration Convention.

Title: Provincial Freeman - July 5, 1856

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives an account of a recent convention on immigration (Emigrationists). The politics and anti-slavery sentiments of those in Canada and the U.S. are briefly discussed.

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

Subtitle: No. 2 Emigration to Canada and Jamaica.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 3, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer takes a further look at the economic, agricultural, political, and social significance of immigration for African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Colored Emigration.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 17, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses his dismay at the idea that African Americans are even considering joining the colonization movement and migrating to Liberia.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Plea for Emigration.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 17, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on Mary Ann Shadd Cary's recently published pamphlet.

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

Subtitle: No. 1 Colored Emigration to Canada and the West Indies.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - November 19, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses immigration to Canada and the British West Indies by African Americans. He examines this subject from five perspectives: "commercial, agricultural, social, mental, and political."

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

Subtitle: Expatriation vel Emigration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 20, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer makes the distinction between "emigration" and expatriation. Although these two words have different meanings, he believes the result of the action is the same.

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

Subtitle: Emigration to Hayti.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 16, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer briefly discusses the pros and cons of immigration, espeically to Hayti.

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

Subtitle: Hayti and Emigration.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 23, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the continued discussion on immigration to Hayti will be set aside for the time being. The next issue of the newspaper will be devoted to the publication of the "History of the Revolutions of Hayti."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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