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Subtitle: The Suspension of Our Paper An Explanation.

Title: Anglo-African - October 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor explains the recent changes that the newspaper has gone through in an effort to fulfill its mission to provide quality to its readers. These changes include size, publication date, and advertising (which was not offered previously).

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

Subtitle: The Objects of Our Paper.

Title: Colored American - April 11, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer lists the benefits of the Colored American newspaper, and offers its pledge to continue to serve the African American community.

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

Subtitle: Our Paper -- Arrangements for the Future.

Title: Colored American - December 4, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor provides an update on the current financial situation of the Colored American. The newspaper may not be in print much longer. He again asks for financial assistance from his readers.

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

Subtitle: The Importance of Our Paper.

Title: Colored American - February 3, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer stresses the importance of the newspaper and the African American press not only as a way of communicating on important subjects, keeping informed about national events, and educating the community, but as a means of strengthening the social bond among members of an oppressed race.

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

Subtitle: Why We Should Have a Paper.

Title: Colored American - March 4, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer lists the benefits of having a newspaper published by and for African Americans. These benefits include not only a way of passing along information, but of expressing to the entire country the abilities, potentials, and plight of an entire race.

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

Subtitle: Our Paper.

Title: Colored American - November 25, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor expresses disappointment in a recent subscription drive. He urges his readers to help increase circulation by promoting the newspaper and helping them add subscribers.

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

Subtitle: Our Suspension.

Title: Colored American - October 30, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor gives a brief explanation of why the newspaper was not issued the previous week.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Paper -- Its Condition and Prospects -- Crisis. Three Hundred Dollars Must be Had.

Title: Colored American - October 9, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842

The editor explains the current status of the newspaper's debt. He asks those who owe for their subscriptions to pay them now, and those who can afford to help financially to do so now.

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

Subtitle: The Enlargement of our Paper.

Title: Colored American - September 16, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor calls upon his readers to help increase the number of subscriptions to the newspaper. He stresses the importance of the newspaper's existence and the need for financial backing that new subscriptions would provide.

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

Subtitle: The Dollar Plan to Aid this Paper. Proposed by H. H. Garnet, and Adopted by the Troy Convention.

Title: Colored American - September 4, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer related the status of a proposal made during the Troy Convention that attendees send $1 each to help the Colored American newspaper stay in publication.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Paper.

Title: Elevator - September 29, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor sums up the status of the newspaper at the close of its first six months of publication.

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

Subtitle: Sustain Your Paper.

Title: Pacific Appeal - February 20, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor reminds his subscribers to pay their subscription fees.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Can We Support a Weekly Paper?

Title: Pacific Appeal - February 21, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor urges his readers to continue their subscriptions to the newspaper and not forget to keep their accounts current.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Dr. Delaney and his Paper.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - May 15, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments briefly on a recent edition of Dr. Martin R. Delany's newspaper, "Mystery."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Paper.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - October 9, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The editor tells his readers that the newspaper is in financial trouble since some subscribers are not sending in their subscription payments.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Frederick Douglass' Paper.

Title: Provincial Freeman - February 7, 1857

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments briefly on the recent change in the size of Frederick Douglass' Paper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Bazaar in Toronto for "Frederick Douglass' Paper," &c.

Title: Provincial Freeman - June 3, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer questions the motivation behind the organizing of an upcoming bazaar to help the anti-slavery movement and newspapers in Canada. He wonders why an anti-slavery society in New York would want to benefit immigrants living in Canada.

Subtitle: Frederick Douglass' Paper.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor announces the start of a new newspaper to be published by Frederick Douglass.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Our Paper.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 23, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer stresses the importance and value of a weekly newspaper to people of African descent. The newspaper offers not only news that affects them directly, but also a sense of community and support in working together toward a common cause of elevation and improvement.

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

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