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Subtitle: Notes by the Way.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - July 14, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer relates his recent speaking tour. He finds that public sentiment is now changing and the idea of continuing slavery is now repugnant to most intelligent people in the country. Although he views the current Presidential Administration as being "pro-slavery," he believes that it is the strength of public sentiment that will succeed in ending slavery.

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

Title: John Mercer Langston

Speaker or author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897.

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

Speech regarding the inhumanity of slavery, emphasizing the government backing the institution of slavery receives that keeps it strongly in place.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 973 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Spirit of the Anti-Slavery Press.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 15, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Drawing from newspaper articles published in several states, the writer provides the current political position on slavery throughout the country.

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

Subtitle: Terrible Explosion!--Ship Sunk!

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 30, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

An allegory of the presidential campaign told in terms of a ship wreck.

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

Subtitle: Grand Democratic Musical Festival and Breakdown.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 12, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Detailed review of a recent festival performance given in Charleston, South Carolina.

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

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