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Title: Abner H. Francis

Speaker or author: Francis, Abner H.

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen

Speech given during the presentation of a silver pitcher to Gerrit Smith from the Colored Ladies of Buffalo, New York, to honor his work to abolish slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 920 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Reason

Speaker or author: Reason, Charles Lewis, 1818-1893

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen

Brief speech by Charles Reason, professor at New York Central College describing the college and the area surrounding its location.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 179 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: "Honor to the Brave."

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer offers a word of tribute to the brave African American soldiers who were fighting and dying in the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Instrumental Music in Churches.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer presents the case for using instrumental music during church services and not just limiting this form of worship to choir and organ music.

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

Subtitle: Prospectus.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The editor offers a brief introduction to the first issue of the Colored Citizen newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Festivals.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer encourages the women of Cincinnati to offer a festival to benefit the soldiers at Camp Delaware.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: What the War has Done for the Negro.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer shares an article published in Victoria magazine regarding the Civil War's effect on African Americans and slavery.

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

Subtitle: Will We Fail?

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer offers words of encouragement to his readers during these tense days when it seems as if there are those who would stand in the way of their advancement and still call themselves friends.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Volunteering.

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer encourages all able African American men of Ohio to volunteer to fight in the Civil War.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: "Emancipation Promotes Insurrection."

Title: Colored Citizen - November 7, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored Citizen (1863 - 18??)

The writer comments on an incident in England where a minister refused to invite his congregation to a lecture on emancipation. The minister aligned with the ideas of Lord Brougham regarding emancipation which seem now to the writer to be in direct contradiction to his earlier views.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.

Newspaper or publication: Impatial Citizen

Speech given while presenting a silver pitcher to Gerrit Smith to honor his work for the abolition of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 851 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen

Speech against the beliefs and ideas of Frederick Douglass and Charles Lenox Remond. The speaker expressed his opposition to the political views and ideology of these two men regarding religion, slavery, and love of country.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,093 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Blacks and Whites.

Title: Impartial Citizen - April 11, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer discusses the idea of prejudice based on skin color. He compares distinctions of caste made in other countries with the injustice in this country based on race. He notes that in some churches they are told "you'll be white in Heaven." But if being white on earth is comparable to being white in Heaven, he wants no part of it. He urges his readers to be true to themselves and live virtuous lives.

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

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 15, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer comments on the praise given to Henry Clay by Reverend Peabody. The writer disagrees with Reverend Peabody's assertion that Mr. Clay has done "more than all the anti-slavery men of the north united," and instead points to all that Mr. Clay has done to help slavery continue.

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

Subtitle: British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter.

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 15, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer comments on an issue of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Reporter newspaper he recently received.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 15, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer comments on the government policy of not granting "letters of protection" to African Americans who are traveling in foreign countries.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Negroes for Sale.

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 15, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer comments on a blurb published in another newspaper offering the sale of two women and a man, who are mentioned as "likely Negroes."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 15, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer comments on the current Presidential Administration's foreign and domestic policies.

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

Subtitle: Auburn Celebration.

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 8, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer described the events during a day of celebration in Auburn, New York.

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

Title: Impartial Citizen - August 8, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

Brief note asking what can be done regarding the Temperance cause in Cortland County. The writer suggests that every church offer a sermon on the subject.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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