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Title: Alexander Crummell

Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: ADS -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Handwritten eulogy given after the death of Thomas Sipkins Sidney with a detailed account of Sidney's life and accomplishments.

Description of file(s): PDF 34 page, 9,475 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Philomanthean Society.

Title: Colored American - November 4, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on his experience while attending the anniversary of the Philomethian Society. The Philomethian Society members are young, talented African American youth interested in education and making positive contributions to society.

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

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

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

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Seventh Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society, pp. 1-7

Speech given on the seventh anniversary of the American Anti-Slavery Society in response to a resolution put forth stating that all rights and immunities of American citizenship should be afforded to all Americans including the free people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,813 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: New York Evangelist

Speech made in support of a resolution that all civil liberties (including religious, literary, and social liberty) should be made available to all persons regardless of race.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 5,523 word document (text and images)

Title: Weekly Advocate - February 18, 1837

Speaker or author: W.

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

Overview of a meeting of the Phoenixonian Society including a critique of the presentations of several speakers.

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

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