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Subtitle: War in the East.

Title: Colored American - October 17, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on rumors of war in the Middle-east.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: A Trip to the East.

Title: Colored American - September 4, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor describes his experiences with racial prejudice on public transportation while traveling to Massachusetts.

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

Subtitle: Going East.

Title: Elevator - September 22, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers of several families who have left California and returned to the eastern states.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What are Our Freemen in the East Doing?

Title: Pacific Appeal - March 5, 1864

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that the Emancipation Proclamation was just a starting point for the work that lies ahead for all African Americans. Now is the time for the elevation of the race and the fight against prejudice. The key to success is an improvement of moral character and social standing.

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

Subtitle: The Elections at the East.

Title: Pacific Appeal - November 15, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief overview of the outcome of two recent political elections

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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