Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Deferred Articles.
Title: Elevator - October 20, 1865
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)
The writer offers a review of a performance of Shakespeare's play "The Merchant of Venice" by providing some history surrounding the play's timeframe. He focuses mostly on the experience of Jews in Italy during this time. He associates the oppression of the Jews with racial oppression in the U.S.
Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)
People: Bandmann, D. E.