Amesbury, [Mass.]: [December 19, 1863]. On Emancipation Proclamation. A Fine letter from John Greenleaf Whittier to fellow poet... Read More about Autograph letter signed to Lucy Larcom
New York: Pioneer Press, [Printed for the Socialist Workers Party], 1943]. Second Enlarged edition, December 1943. Read More about The Struggle for Negro Equality
Washington, D.C: The Associated Press, 1945. First Edition. Dedicated to “the men and women of all nationalities, races, and creeds who are fighting against Fascism”. An enlightened treatment for its day, the last chapter of which is entitled: “Toward Complete Integration of the Negro in the Armes Forces.”. Read More about The Negro In The Armed Forces, His Value And Status - Past, Present And Potential
New York: Julian Messner, Inc, [1945. First Edition. Read More about John Henry and the Double Jointed Steam-Drill
[Washington]: House of Representatives Report no. 3134 in 51st Congress, 1st Sessions, 1890. Slavery in Africa. In Berlin in 1885 an international conference was held on the state of the slave trade in Africa. As a result of this conference another was held in Brussels in 1890 which resulted in..... Read More about Slave-Trade in Africa…Mr. Andrew, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, submitted the...
Washington, DC: U. S. Govenment Printing Office, 1890. House of Representative Document No. 3134 September 22, 1890. This document prints the entire text of the International agreements reached at the Brussells Conference on the Slave Trade in Africa. As of 1890 there were 20,000 slaves in Egypt, and near equal..... Read More about Slave Trade In Africa [Caption title
Atlanta: Printed at the Daily Locomotive Job Office, 1860. Read More about Message of Love. South-Side View of Cotton is King; and the Philosophy of African Slavery
Boston: Bela Marsh, 1855. Second printing. The author was convicted of aiding slaves to escape from Washinton D.C.--Blockson. Read More about Personal Memoir of … For Four Years and Four Months a Prisoner (For Charity’s Sake) in...
Philadelphia: stereotyped by L. Johnson, 1842. First edition. First edition of this report of this monumental Supreme Court decision regarding escaped slaves, preceding by 15 years and rivaling in importance the Dred Scott case of 1857. "In Prigg, the Court identified slavery as a core constitutional commitment with which states..... Read More about Report of the Case of Edward Prigg against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Argued and Adjudged...
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1856. First Edition. Read More about Address Illustrative of the Nature and Power of the Slave States, and the Duties of the Free...
[Utica]: . Rare. An “Extra” to the “Liberty Press” relating to slavery and the “deep distress” and idleness caused by slavery. The author, signed “Truth-Teller” attributes most of the labor problems and many of the economic ones to the instution of slavery. He recommends allowing Florida a place in the..... Read More about Liberty Press–Extra ... The Cause of the Hard Times
Cincinnati: American Reform Tract and Book Society, 1858. Tract 40 of the Society. Read More about The Family Relation, as Affected by Slavery
Boston: Eastburn's Press, 1846. Read More about Correspondence between Nathan Appleton and John G. Palfrey intended as a Supplement to Mr....
Waterford, [Maine]: Feb 3rd 61. “My mammy’s worked out”. Thirty-two line poem expressing pious sentiments at the plight of the child slave: “Here orange trees wave / But oh, not for me, -- / I'm a poor little slave … My mammy's worked out / And lies here in the..... Read More about Manuscript poem entitled “The Little Slave”
Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1826. John Quincy Adams’ brief memorandum transmits Secretary of State H. Clay's report; a detailed list of slave owners and the names of their slaves comprises the bulk of this document. Read More about Message from the President of the United States Transmitting The information required by a...
[Washington City: 1817]. First Edition. First edition of the government’s reply to the request of a group of Virginia planters for a “colony” to essentially rid them of the problem of “free coloured people.” In December of 1816, a group of Virginia planters approached the government with a request asking..... Read More about Report On Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States [Caption title
[Washington, D.C: Globe Office, 1856]. Read More about Subscription List for "Speech (given in Congress) of W[illiam] H.[enry] Kelsey (1812-1879)...
New York: John A. Gray, Printer, 16 & 18 Jacob St., Fire-Proof Building, 1860. First edition. About John Brown and suit against Watts Sherman, etc. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was his first cousin. Read More about Gerrit Smith and the Vigilant Association of the City of New York
New Brunswick: Published by J. Simpson and Co. and William and Whiting, New York, Printed by L. Deare, 1810. “Second Edition...Enlarged and Improved”. The most important Pre-Darwinian American essay for the genetic unity of mankind, rejecting the theory of separate creation of the different races. Smith’s Essay was first published..... Read More about An Essay on the Causes of the Variety of Complexion and Figure in the Human Species. To which are...
[San Francisco: Julian Richardson Associates, 1976]. First edition. ‘his only crime was being Black, poor, proud, and outspoken’. Text includes a tribute to Wesley Robert Wells ('A Warrior Supreme'), and prints statements poems by Leige Dailey and Albert Walker (The Soledad Prison Poets). OCLC reports ten locations. Read More about Who Is the Real Criminal? The Soledad Prison Poets
London: Richard Phillips 6, Bridge Street, Blackfriars, by J.G. Barnard, 37, Snow-hill, 1807. First edition. A description of Senegal and Sierra Leone and the West African slave trade. The author was a surgeon on the British sloop Favourite. The striking illustrations are after his own sketches. Read More about Account of a Voyage to the Western Coast of Africa; performed by His Majesty's Sloop Favourite,...
Washington: January 30, 1821. A strong pamphlet written against the extension of slavery into Missouri Territory and an argument for not allowing statehood to Missouri is slaveholding is permitted. Read More about To the Electors of the Sixteenth Congressional District in the State of New-York [Drop Title
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1875. Second edition. Read More about The Story of the Jubilee Singers with Their Songs
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co, 1856. Fiftieth Thousand. Read More about Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
London: Sampson, Low & Co.; Edinburgh: Thomas Constable & Co, 1856. First edition, one volume. Read More about Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
New York: Random House, . First Edition, #482 of 500 signed copies. Styron's famous and artful novel based on the slave revolt in southeastern Virginia of 1831, led by Nat Turner. Read More about The Confessions of Nat Turner. A Novel