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Subtitle: The Aspects of Our Cause.

Title: Colored American - March 21, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Commentary on the work and current status of the anti-slavery movement and the cause of abolition in various states and in other countries.

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

Title: Martin R. Delany

Speaker or author: Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Lengthy speech detailing the various ways states were dealing with racial issues. The speaker also touched on issues of colonization and amelioration.

Description of file(s): PDF 19 pages, 4,424 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Gerrit Smith Lands to be Peopled.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Gerrit Smith sold tracts of land on his estate for one dollar each to poor African Americans. This land is now being bought for taxes by white land owners. The writer believes that basic ignorance of the law and the potential for such action contributed to this event.

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

Title: William J. Watkins

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

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

Overview of a brief speech regarding the current situation in the fight for equal suffrage.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 267 word document (text and images)

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