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Subtitle: "He Who Defends Freedom is Worthy of All Its Franchises."

Title: Anglo-African - November 11, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief note announcing a celebration to honor African Americans who fought in the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The "League of Freedom."

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - april 14, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

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

The writer calls for an "utter overthrow of 'Slave Power'" during this time of social crisis. He comments on the formation of a "League of Freedom" and the timeliness of such an effort. He calls for action; and ends his commentary with, "Then let all the foes of Oppression unite, and, in solid phalanx, march to the battlefield, and whip the enemy."

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

Subtitle: The Response for Freedom.

Title: Pacific Appeal - February 14, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

Although the Emancipation Proclamation is in effect, and speeches are being made regarding the meaning of freedom in this country, true freedom will not be realized until the Civil War is ended and peace is restored.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Freedom's Trials.--Acquiescence of the Whole North in the Enlistment of Colored Soldiers.

Title: Pacific Appeal - May 30, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1863 - 188?)

The writer comments briefly on the inclusion of African American soldiers in the Union army.

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

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