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Title: Alexander Crummell

Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

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

-- Copyright Permission Granted September 2007 -- Handwritten sermon on spiritual improvement for the people of color with a strong emphasis on Christian moral ethics.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 3,138 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Address given before the Legislative Committee in the House of Representatives regarding "the rights of colored citizens when traveling" and civil rights in general.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,220 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

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

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech encouraging the continued efforts of the Liberty Party of Massachusetts in their fight for the abolition of slavery. Mr. Garnet expressed that his speech was " show future generations the course we pursued in 1842; they will award to us consistency in our conduct, honesty of purpose, and entire devotedness to the cause of holy and impartial freedom."

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,190 word document (text and images)

Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Sermon regarding the moral obligation of African Americans in the pursuit of individual freedom, happiness, truth, and justice. Stress is placed on the differences between "God's government" and the U.S. government.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,560 word document (text and images)

Title: Josiah Jones

Speaker or author: Jones, Josiah, abolitionist

Newspaper or publication: Western Herald

Speech given during an anniversary celebration of the emancipation of the British West Indies by African American troops stationed in Chatham, Australia.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 286 word document (text and images)

Title: Lunsford Lane

Speaker or author: Lane, Lunsford, b. 1803.

Newspaper or publication: Western Citizen

Speech given by Lunsford Lane describing how he purchased his family from slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,551 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Historical Society of Pennsylvania -- Gardiner Collection

Eulogy for James Forten with an emphasis on his life accomplishments and character.

Description of file(s): PDF 18 page, 5,392 word document (text and images)

Title: Stephen H. Gloucester

Speaker or author: Gloucester, Stephen H.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Eulogy given regarding the life and character of James Forten, Sr.

Description of file(s): PDF 24 page, 5,795 word document (text and images)

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