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1883.TX-07.10.AUST.ART.061883-04-21“News From Texas. From the Austin Citizen.”Newspaper article
Identifier:1883.TX-07.10.AUST.ART.06
Date:1883-04-21
Type:Newspaper article
Description:A report on the 1883 Texas State Convention of Colored Men held in Austin published in The New York Globe (April 21, 1883)
[Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform and Company B, 103rd Regiment forage cap with bayonet and scabbard in front of painted backdrop showing landscape with river]between 1863 to 1865[Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform and Company B, 103rd Regiment forage cap with bayonet and scabbard in front of painted backdrop showing landscape with river]
Date:between 1863 to 1865
Description:A photograph of an unidentified African American soldier. between 1863 to 1865
1843.OH.08.10.COLU.ART.011843-11-041843 Ohio State Convention held Columbus, OhioPDF
Identifier:1843.OH.08.10.COLU.ART.01
Date:1843-11-04
Type:PDF
Description:A newspaper article about the 1843 Ohio State Convention held in Columbus, OH published in The Philanthropist (November 4, 1843)
1851 Census Record in Canada of Mary Ann Shadd Cary1851 Census Record in Canada of Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Description:This a census record in 1851 in Canada.
1855 Convention Minutes "...above all women..."1855 Convention Minutes "...above all women..."
1855 Convention Minutes "private residences"1855 Convention Minutes "private residences"
1855 Sacramento State Convention Testimony Exclusion Law Resolution1855-111855 Sacramento State Convention Testimony Exclusion Law ResolutionConvention MinutesSacramento, CA
Date:1855-11
Type:Convention Minutes
Subject:1855 Sacramento State Convention resolves to work to abrogate the testimony exclusion law.
Description:From the convention minutes of the 1855 Sacramento State Convention. Delegates resolve to work to abrogate the testimony exclusion law.
1865 California State Convention Minutes First Education Resolution1865-101865 California State Convention Minutes First Education Resolution
Date:1865-10
Subject:education
Description:Image of the approved resolution in the 1865 California state convention minutes.
2d Resolution from 1848 National Convention in Ohio18482d Resolution from 1848 National Convention in OhioStill Image
Date:1848
Type:Still Image
Subject:Final accepted wording of 2d Resolution regarding social class
715 7th street, M.E. Church (Colored)1938715 7th street, M.E. Church (Colored)
Date:1938
Subject:AME Church in Sacramento
Description:photograph
1840.NY-08.18.ALBA1840A Call for a Convention of the Colored Inhabitants of the State of New YorkTranscriptStateAlbany, NYNortheast
Identifier:1840.NY-08.18.ALBA
Date:1840
Type:Transcript
Subject:State Convention
Description:Article
1840.NY-08.18.ALBA1840A Call for a Convention of the Colored Inhabitants of the State of New York.TranscriptStateAlbany, NYNortheast
Identifier:1840.NY-08.18.ALBA
Date:1840
Type:Transcript
Subject:State Convention
Description:News Article
1884.MS.04.23.JACK. ART.011884-02-14A Call for a State Convention of Colored Men in MississippiNewspaper Article
Identifier:1884.MS.04.23.JACK. ART.01
Date:1884-02-14
Type:Newspaper Article
Description:A report on the 1884 Mississippi State Convention of Colored Men held in Jackson published in the Southwestern Christian Standard (February 14, 1884)
1841.ME-10.06.PORT.011841A Call to the Colored Citizens of Maine and New HampshireTranscriptionStatePortland, MENortheast
Identifier:1841.ME-10.06.PORT.01
Date:1841
Type:Transcription
Subject:State Convention
Description:Article
1889.TX-07.10.WACO.ART.011889-08-11A Colored Convention Called — A Constable Fractures a Leg.Newspaper article South
Identifier:1889.TX-07.10.WACO.ART.01
Date:1889-08-11
Type:Newspaper article
Description:A newspaper article about the 1889 Waco County Convention published in the Fort Worth Daily Gazette (August 11, 1889)
1857.IA-01.05.MUSC.ART.011857-02-11A convention of colored people was held in Muscatine…Newspaper article
Identifier:1857.IA-01.05.MUSC.ART.01
Date:1857-02-11
Type:Newspaper article
Description:A report on the 1857 Convention held in Muscatine published in the Daily Davenport Gazette (February 11, 1857)
1873.KY-11.26.FRAN.ART.011873-11-27A Kentucky Colored Convention Insists Upon a Division of Offices-An Atrocious Murder-The Affair Wrapped in Mystery.ArticleFrankfort, KY
Identifier:1873.KY-11.26.FRAN.ART.01
Date:1873-11-27
Type:Article
Description:Newspaper article covering the 1873 State Colored Convention held in Frankfort, KY
A Letter on Women's place in Mixed Assemblies, by a woman,A Letter on Women's place in Mixed Assemblies, by a woman,
Description:This is part of an article published in The Colored American. The letter is written to the editors, and published "with much pleasure" and with the editors "fully concur[ing] in her views."
1874.AL-12.01.MONT.ART.031874-12-04A movement has been inaguratedNewspaper article
Identifier:1874.AL-12.01.MONT.ART.03
Date:1874-12-04
Type:Newspaper article
Description:A report on the 1874 Alabama State Convention of Colored Men held in Montgomery published in the Lowell Daily Citizen (December 4, 1874)
A slave auction in Virginia.A slave auction in Virginia.
Description:Drawing of slave auction
1880.TX-02.17.DALL.ART.041880-02-14A state convention of colored people is called to meet at Dallas...Newspaper article
Identifier:1880.TX-02.17.DALL.ART.04
Date:1880-02-14
Type:Newspaper article
Description:A report on the 1880 Texas State Farmers Association Convention held in Dallas published in The San Marcos Free Press (February 14, 1880)
1892.NJ-09.01.TREN.ART.021892-08-26A STATE convention of New Jersey...Newspaper article
Identifier:1892.NJ-09.01.TREN.ART.02
Date:1892-08-26
Type:Newspaper article
Description:A report on the 1892 New Jersey State Convention of Colored Men held in Trenton published in the Shepardstown Register (August 26, 1892)
1876.IA-01.04.OSKA.ART.021876-01-13A state convention of the colored citizens of Iowa…Newspaper article
Identifier:1876.IA-01.04.OSKA.ART.02
Date:1876-01-13
Type:Newspaper article
Description:Report on the 1876 Iowa State Colored Convention held in Oskaloosa published in the Toledo Chronicle (January 13, 1876)
A Voice from San Francisco1855-02-16A Voice from San Francisco
Date:1855-02-16
Subject:Reports from San Francisco regarding the 1854 Emigration Convention and plans for a convention in California
Description:Newspaper article in Frederick Douglass' Paper
A Word to the Ladies1837-03-18A Word to the Ladies
Date:1837-03-18
Description:Short newspaper article from 1837 and published in The Colored American. It was addressed to women and exhorted them to use their gaze and favors to keep men from vice.