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Np: 1870-1900. The images are unidentified, and likely unrelated to each other, but include some nice studio portraits. Read More about Small album of tintypes and cdvs of African American men, women and children, plus cdvs of prints...
Concord, N. H: Clague, Werman, Schlight, & Co, 1883. “And they went everywhere preaching the word…”. History of the movment in New England by this leading abolitionist. Read More about Acts of The Anti-Slavery Apostles
New York: The American Anti-Slavery Society, 1838. The Anti-Slavery Examiner No. 5. Reprinted from the New-York Evening Post, with additionbs by the author. Read More about The Power of Congress over the District of Columbia
à Geneve: Chez Jean-Leonard Pellet, Imprimeur de la Ville & de l'Academie, 1780. Third edition (octavo issue). The celebrated attack on the excesses of European colonial economies, slavery, the complicity of the church, and the ancien régime; the book was condemned and Raynal was obliged to leave France. Read More about Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Établissemens et du Commerce des Européens dans les...
Montrose, [Scotland]: Sold by James Watt, [184-?]. Read More about The Real Virginny Melodist
Tibbee Station, Mississippi: June 24, 1868. In May 1868, the Mississippi constitutional convention, sometimes referred to as the "black and tan" convention as it included for the first time both white and black delegates, adopted the state's third constitution and referred it to the people for ratification. The radical Republican..... Read More about Autograph letter signed concerning the ratification vote for the Mississippi Constitution of...
Boston: The American Headquarters. Printed by J.E. Farwell & Co. 32 Congress Street, 1856. Gordon was the candidate of the American Party for Governor of Massachusetts. Read More about The Record of George Wm. Gordon. The slave Trade at Rio de Janeiro--seizure of slave...
Boston: Nov. 13, 1819. On the Colonization of Blacks; Sale of Paul Revere's House. This issue of this long-running Boston paper contains the "Sale of Paul Revere's House" at p. 3 column 6. On page One, Column One "Colonization of the Blacks" an extract from the Hon. Robert G. Harper..... Read More about Columbian Centinel. No. 3714
New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. The first book from this Afro-American poet and sculptress, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: “ For Louise with great love & admiration…Barbara!”. Read More about From Memphis & Peking
New York: Protestant Episcopal Society for the Promotion of Evangelical Knowledge, 1859. Moralistic tale by the Anglican clergyman, best known for his story The Dairyman's Daughter, in which a slave turns to Christianity and seeks baptism from a clergyman. An early separate American edition, the work previously appearing within Richmond's..... Read More about The Negro Servant
Boston: Munroe & Francis; New York: Charles S. Francis, 1827. First edition. First edition of the first cookbook written by an African American and the first book by a black American ever published by a commercial publisher. Roberts (1780-1860) was employed for many years by Christopher Gore, governor and senator..... Read More about The House Servant's Directory, Or a Monitor for Private Families: Comprising hints for...
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1962. First edition. Paul Robeson's copy. Paul Robeson's copy, with his address ticket affixed to upper cover, and signed by his wife on half-title. Read More about Senegal. A Study in French Assimilation Policy
Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press for the The University Museum, 1943. Paul Robeson's Copy. A useful handbook prepared by two American agronomists. From the library of Paul Robeson, signed "Robeson" on upper cover. Read More about The Food Resources of Africa
New York: Africa Committee of the Foreign Missions Conference of North America, 1942. Paul Robeson's copy with his pencilled signature on the front cover and his underlining in text. Read More about Christian Action in Africa
White Plains, N.Y: The Westchester Committee for a Fair Inquiry into the Peekskill Violence, October, 1949. “Where will the next Peekskill be? What new battleground have the reactionary police and those behind them selected? Where will they demonstrate further the ‘old Southern custom’ of beating in the heads of Negroes..... Read More about Eyewitness: Peekskill U.S.A. Aug. 27; Sept. 4, 1949 [Cover title]. A Documentary Report prepared...
[New York]: Theatre Guild, . SIGNED BY ROBESON, FERRER, HAGEN AND KING. Signed by cast on the front cover. Read More about Paul Robeson as Othello: The Moor of Venice [Cover Title]. [Original Theatre Programme for]: The...
Camden, New Jersey: RCA Victor, . Robeson Sings "Ballad for Americans" Read More about Phonograph recording of "Ballad for Americans," sung by Paul Robeson. Music by Earl...
New York: J.A. Rogers Publications 32 Morningside Heights, [March 4, 1941]. Second editon, revised and enlarged, of 2000 copies. Read More about Sex and Race. Negro-Caucasian Mixing in all ages and all lands. Vol I The Old World
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. First edition, second printing. Presentation Copy to Eleanor Roosevelt. Presentation copy, inscribed to Eleanor Roosevelt by David Kahn and Thomas Sugrue on the flyleaf. Segrue writes: "I dared not inject my own opinions into this record of Colonel Starling, but I was happy to..... Read More about Starling of the White House. The Story of the Man whose Secret Service Detail Guarded Five...
London: Printed and Published by G. H. Davidson, [No Date/ circa 1847]. First edition; sheet music. "The Ethiopian Serenaders" Two titles, bound together, "Rosa Lee, Or, Don't Be Foolish Joe" and "Oh, Susanna." First line(s): "When I lib'd in Tennessee, Uliali olae- I went courtin Rosa Lee..." [and] "I'm gwoin'..... Read More about ROSA LEE, OR, 'DON'T BE FOOLISH JOE,' Song and Chorus, As Sung by The Ethiopian Serenaders, With...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First edition. The personal account of this famous black journalist who returned to his native south to make a 6000 mile tour and ask dangerous questions. His first book. Read More about South of Freedom
Leeds: Webb and Millington and to be had at J.S. Taylor's Song Depots, 89, Meadow lane, [184-?]. With old favorites like "Sambo, Sambo", "Ebony Rose" etc. Read More about The Royal Songster; Being a Collection of Comic Sentimental, and Nigger Songs, ever published,...