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1893.OH.11.23.CINN.ART.011893-11-29Bishop Turner, of Atlanta, Calls the Meeting to Order in Cincinnati Newspaper article
Identifier:1893.OH.11.23.CINN.ART.01
Date:1893-11-29
Type: Newspaper article
Description:A report on the 1893 National Colored Convention held in Cincinnati, OH published in the Atchison Daily Globe (November 29, 1893)
1873.KY-11.26.FRAN.ART.011873-11-27 A Kentucky Colored Convention Insists Upon a Division of Offices-An Atrocious Murder-The Affair Wrapped in Mystery. ARTFrankfort, KY
Identifier:1873.KY-11.26.FRAN.ART.01
Date:1873-11-27
Type:ART
Description:Newspaper article covering the 1873 State Colored Convention held in Frankfort, KY
1865.MS-09.18.VICK.ART.04October 27, 1865 The Mississippi Protest ARTICLE 42.3601° N, 71.0589° W
Identifier:1865.MS-09.18.VICK.ART.04
Date:October 27, 1865
Type:ARTICLE
Description:Report on the 1865 Mississippi State Colored Convention held in Vicksburg, MS published in The Anglo-African
1873.DC-12.10.WASH.ART.061873-12-11The President and Civil Rights. The Louisiana Colored Delegation at the White House. Article 38.907192,-77.036871
Identifier:1873.DC-12.10.WASH.ART.06
Date:1873-12-11
Type:Article
Description:A newspaper article about the 1873 National Civil Rights Convention held in Washington DC
1855 Sacramento State Convention Testimony Exclusion Law Resolution20-22 November 18551855 Sacramento State Convention Testimony Exclusion Law ResolutionConvention MinutesSacramento, California, November 1855
Date:20-22 November 1855
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.
Excerpt from Turner v. North Beach and Mission Railroad Company, 18661866-1868Excerpt from Turner v. North Beach and Mission Railroad Company, 1866Court Case
Date:1866-1868
Type:Court Case
Subject:Discrimination lawsuit brought by Emma J. Turner against San Francisco streetcare
Description:Clipping from the California Supreme Court Decision
1856 California state colored convention, Jonas H. Townsend1856Jonas H. Townsend's preamble on California's debasement of colored citizensDocument
Identifier:1856 California state colored convention, Jonas H. Townsend
Date:1856
Type:Document
Subject:Social injustice to colored citizens in California
Description:Jonas Townsend, chair of the Business committee during the 1856 state annual Colored convention, states a preamble and resolution in consideration to the recent social and political injustice that has befallen the black citizens of California
1844.OH-09.18.COLU1844Address of the State Convention of the Colored Citizens of OhioFacsimileStateColumbus, OHMidwest
Identifier:1844.OH-09.18.COLU
Date:1844
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:News Article
1851.OH-01.15.COLU-b1851Address to the Constitutional Convention of Ohio from the State Convention of Colored Men Held in the City of Columbus, January 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th, 1851.FacsimileStateColumbus, OHMidwest
Identifier:1851.OH-01.15.COLU-b
Date:1851
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:Pamphlet (8 p. ; 20 cm.)
1834.NY-06.02.NEWY_ADDRESS1834Address to the Fourth Annual Convention of the Free People of Color of the United States : delivered at the opening of their session in the City of New York, June 2, 1834 by William Hamilton.FacsimileNationalNew York, NYNortheast
Identifier:1834.NY-06.02.NEWY_ADDRESS
Date:1834
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Pamphlet (8 p. ; 24 cm.)
1884.PA-04.29.PITT1884An Address Delivered by Prof. W.S. Scarborough, of Wilberforce University, on Our Political Status, at the Colored Men's Inter-State Conference in the City of Pittsburgh, PA., Tuesday, April 29, 1884.FacsimileNationalPittsburgh, PANortheast
Identifier:1884.PA-04.29.PITT
Date:1884
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Pamphlet (17 p.)
1876.SC-07.20.COLU1876An Address to the people of the United States, adopted at a conference of colored citizens, held at Columbia, S.C. July 20 and 21st, 1876.FacsimileStateColumbia, SCSouth
Identifier:1876.SC-07.20.COLU
Date:1876
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:Pamphlet (13 p. ; 24 cm.)
1880.TX-02.17.DALL1880Colored Convention of the Texas Farmers AssociationFacsimileStateDallas, TXSouth
Identifier:1880.TX-02.17.DALL
Date:1880
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:Article
1869.NY-06.02.BING.ART.011869Colored Mens Convention, Binghamton 1869FacsimileStateBinghamton, NYNortheast
Identifier:1869.NY-06.02.BING.ART.01
Date:1869
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:WPA record (3 p.)
1871.MO-09.22.STLO1871Colored National ConventionFacsimileNationalSt. Louis, MOMidwest
Identifier:1871.MO-09.22.STLO
Date:1871
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
1879.TX-07.02.HOUS1879Conference for the Colored People of TexasFacsimileStateHouston, TXSouth
Identifier:1879.TX-07.02.HOUS
Date:1879
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:Article
1830.PA-09.24.PHIL1830Constitution of the American Society of Free Persons of Colour, for improving their condition in the United States; for purchasing lands; and for the establishment of a settlement in upper Canada, also, The Proceedings of the Convention with their Address to Free Persons of Colour in the United StatesFacsimileNationalPhiladelphia, PANortheast
Identifier:1830.PA-09.24.PHIL
Date:1830
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Pamphlet (12 p. ; 22 cm.)
1875.OH-08.04.CINC1875Convention of Colored Newspaper Men Cincinnati, August 4th, 1875, Wednesday A. M.FacsimileLaborCincinnati, OHMidwest
Identifier:1875.OH-08.04.CINC
Date:1875
Type:Facsimile
Subject:Labor Convention
Description:Pamphlet (8 p. ; 21 cm.)
1865.VA-06.05.NORF1865Equal Suffrage. Address from the Colored Citizens of Norfolk, Va., to the People of the United States. Also an Account of the Agitation Among the Colored People of Virginia for Equal Rights. With an Appendix Concerning the Rights of Colored Witnesses Before the State Courts, June 5, 1865FacsimileCityNorfolk, VASouth
Identifier:1865.VA-06.05.NORF
Date:1865
Type:Facsimile
Description:Pamphlet (26 p. ; 22 cm.)
1899.VA-07.19.HAMP1899Hampton Negro Conference. Number III. July 1899. FacsimileStateHampton, VASouth
Identifier:1899.VA-07.19.HAMP
Date:1899
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:Pamphlet (89 p.)
1854.MA-01.02.BOST1854Meeting of the [Massachusetts] State Council, in Behalf of Colored AmericansFacsimileStateBoston, MANortheast
Identifier:1854.MA-01.02.BOST
Date:1854
Type:Facsimile
Subject:State Convention
Description:Article
1873.DC-12.18.WASH1873Memorial of the National Convention of Colored Persons, Praying to be Protected in their Civil RightsFacsimileNationalWashington, D.C.Northeast
Identifier:1873.DC-12.18.WASH
Date:1873
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Memorial of the National Convention of Colored Persons, Praying to be Protected in their Civil Rights, December 19, 1873
1831.PA-06.06.PHIL1831Minutes and Proceedings of the First Annual Convention of the People of Colour, held by adjournments in the city of Philadelphia, from the sixth to the eleventh of June, inclusive, 1831.FacsimileNationalPhiladelphia, PANortheast
Identifier:1831.PA-06.06.PHIL
Date:1831
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Pamphlet (16 p. ; 23 cm.)
1853.ON-06.16.AMER1853Minutes and proceedings of the General Convention for the Improvement of the Colored Inhabitants of Canada, held by adjournments in Amhrstburgh [sic], C.W., June 16th and 17th, 1853.FacsimileCanadianAmherstburgh, ONCanadian
Identifier:1853.ON-06.16.AMER
Date:1853
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Pamphlet (24 p. ; 24 cm.)
1832.PA-06.04.PHIL1832Minutes and Proceedings of the Second Annual Convention for the Improvement of the Free People of Color in these United States, held by adjournments in the city of Philadelphia, from the 4th to the 13th of June, inclusive, 1832.FacsimileNationalPhiladelphia, PANortheast
Identifier:1832.PA-06.04.PHIL
Date:1832
Type:Facsimile
Subject:National Convention
Description:Pamphlet (36 p. ; 24 cm.)