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Subtitle: Loss of Time and waste of Money.

Title: Colored American - June 10, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on the prejudice so prevelent in public transportation. The emphasis in the country is on the luxury of travel, yet this one simple pleasure is denied to African Americans who must deal with the cruelties of a prejudicial system.

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

Subtitle: Our New York State Affairs -- The Time for Action.

Title: Colored American - September 18, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer urges his readers to take action and petition the government for suffrage rights.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Word in Time.

Title: Pacific Appeal - January 30, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor tells his readers about a letter he received from an African American man describing how he was charged with crimes he didn't commit when returning to his home state after a short trip away. The editor reminds his readers that this newspaper is not a vehicle for abuse, slander or published charges against others.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "The Time Has Come!"

Title: Palladium of Liberty - June 26, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a recent edition of the Warsaw Signal newspaper, and the religious unrest taking place among the Mormon population.

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

Subtitle: Two Weeks of Time.

Title: Provincial Freeman - January 6, 1855

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer welcomes his readers to the new year. He tells them that even though a lot of people have experienced hardships in the previous year, he encourages them to think positively about the future.

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

Subtitle: The Merry Christmas Time.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 29, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the Christmas season, and encourages his readers to give to the poor.

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

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