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Title: H. Ford Douglass

Speaker or author: Douglass, H. Ford

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech expressing the speakers reasons for wanting to continue celebrating August 1st even though opposition had been expressed to this. The speaker said that even though the emancipation of the British West Indies (August 1, 1834) was under the direction of a foreign government, the day was worth celebrating by all those who value freedom. He emphasized the historical efforts and legacies of countries of men who fought, sacrificed and died for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 4,371 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: National Prejudices.

Title: Provincial Freeman - January 6, 1855

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses the wars in other parts of the world and how other countries are dealing with their social prejudices. The U.S. too stands on the verge of war influenced by social unrest regarding racial prejudice. In Canada, prejudice exists (the example of the Scotch, Irish, and English is given), but not to the extent that it does in other countries.

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

Subtitle: Mr. Jones

Title: Thomas Cordoza

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

Lively and interesting debate regarding the question "Which has sustained the most injustice at the hands of the American people, the American Indian or the Anglo-African?"

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,099 word document (text and images)

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