[AFRICAN AMERICANA]. Assorted newspapers with African American interest, comprising:

New York Tribune. Vol. XIII, Number 655. New York: 1 April 1854. 8pp., folio, 17 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. Disbound (occasional tears). With front page article titled "The Nebraska Question" regarding a "quarrel in the House between Mr. Breckinridge of K.Y. and Mr. Cutting of N.Y." Also, on page 7, an article titled "Agitation in Western Virginia" relates that "hue and cry of abolitionism" was raised. -- The New York Times. Vol. XII, No. 3726. New York: 2 September 1863. 8pp., folio, 15 1/2 x 21 in. Disbound (dampstaining, loss at right edge). Features names drawn in the first, second and third districts in the 1863 Draft alongside war reporting. -- Record & Vindicator. Vol. X, Number 39. New York; 26 September 1868. 8pp., folio, 15 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. Disbound (spotting, creases, some tears at crease). A Reconstruction-era paper with an anti-Black and anti-Union political cartoon on the front page titled "Tennessee. Let us have peace," showing a Black man holding down a shackled white man by the butt of a rifle. The paper also includes a defense of Jefferson Davis against personal attacks on page 5. -- Fitchburg Daily Sentinel. Vol. XI, Number 174. Fitchburg, MA: 27 November 1883. 4pp., folio, 16 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. Disbound (small tear). -- The Daily Graphic. Vol. LI, Number 3944. London: 11 August 1902. 20pp., folio, 11 1/2 x 16 in. With illustrated coverage of the coronation of King Edward VII. -- Record American. Boston: 27 June 1969. 8pp. (pp.1-4, 85-88), folio, 10 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. (incomplete, toned). Headline "U.S. Court Rules State Loyalty Oath is Illegal." -- Together, 6 newspapers. 


Provenance:Property from the Collection of Eric Majette Jr.

Estimate: $300 - $400

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