New National Era Inventory

Volume I

Volume#: I Issue#: 45
Date: November 17, 1870
Height: 26 ¾" Width: 20"
Condition: Some staining on top.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letters from the People
• National Labor Union
• Sentence of the Colored Cadet, J. W. Smith
• The President and Mr. Cox – Why Mr. Cox Left the Cabinet

Volume II

Volume#: II Issue#: 8
Date: March 2, 1871
Height: 26 ¼" Width: 20"
Condition: Poor. Very tattered and discolored.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The Province of Biography
• Letter from Raleigh, N.C.
• A. T. Stewart As He Is
• Lincoln’s Birthday

Volume#: II Issue#: 11
Date: March 23, 1871
Height: 26 ¾" Width: 20"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor and Publisher.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• General Butler Declines to Serve on the Commission
• The Riots and Murder at Meridian, Mississippi
• Ku-Klux Raid in Rutherford County

Volume#: II Issue#: 16
Date: April 27, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Good. Some foxing.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: 10.00 pencilled in top right corner.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Colorado
• Georgia
• The Ku-Klux Bill
• Santa Domingo – The Case Stated
• A Colored Public Man

Volume#: II Issue#: 25
Date: June 29, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Very good. Slightly faded.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass, Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Sketch of the Hon. Geo. L. Mabson of North Carolina
• The Future of the Negro in America
• The Longshoremen of Baltimore
• Nasby on the New Departure
• The Count de Chambord
• Chase and Vallandigham

Volume#: II Issue#: 26
Date: July 6, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: 10.00 pencilled in top right corner.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Philadelphia
• Letter from Mississippi
• Educating the Negro
• The Civilization of the Halter
• Congressional Candidate


Volume#: II Issue#: 28
Date: July 20, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Small hole in middle.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Vermont
• What Constitutes a Carpet Bagger
• The Riot in New York
• How a Political Bargain Is Said To Have Been Made Twenty Years Ago

Volume#: II Issue#: 39
Date: October 5, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: 5.00 pencilled in top right corner.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Havana
• The Colored Convention
• The Ku-Klux Organizations
• The Last Intrigue
• Virginia State Republican Convention

Volume#: II Issue#: 47
Date: November 30, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor, 10.00 pencilled in top right corner.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Philadelphia
• Oberlin
• Letter from Mattoon, Ill.
• The Thunderer on General Grant’s Administration
• John H. Morris
• The Ku-Klux in Jail
• Renomination of General Grant
• The Victory of the People (re: Tammany)

Volume#: II Issue#: 48
Date: December 7, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Denver, Colorado
• Letter from Richmond
• An Explanation
• Mr. Schurz on Civil Service Reform

Volume III

Volume#: III Issue#: 2
Date: December 7, 1871
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Thaddeus Stevens
• Letter from Mississippi
• Letter from Washington
• Letter from Texas
• Equal Rights

Volume#: III Issue#: 3
Date: January 25, 1872
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Staining in the creases.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner on Equal Rights, in the Senate, Monday, January 15, 1872

Volume#: III Issue#: 4
Date: February 1, 1872
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Very good.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• John Jay
• Letter from Indiana
• The Assailants of the Civil Rights Bill
• Civil Rights
• Letter from Philadelphia
• Depugh vs. Protection

Volume#: III Issue#: 14
Date: April 11, 1872
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Small hole in middle; shredding along right edge.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: 10.00 pencilled in at top.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letters to the People – No. 2
• Letter from Florida
• Letter from Arkansas
• Letter from a Black Woman
• The Story of Captain Boone
• The Indian Territory

Volume#: III Issue#: 19
Date: May 16, 1872
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. A lot of discoloration.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• The Board of Health and the Colored Churches
• Lincoln University
• Mixed Schools Allas Social Equality

Volume#: III Issue#: 26
Date: July 4, 1872
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Tearing in the center.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: Frederick Douglass – Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• A Converted Greeleyite
• Swindling Royalty
• Grant or Greeley
• The Sunday Question
• Andrew Johnson Defines His Position
• Good Girl

Volume#: III Issue#: 39
Date: July 4, 1872
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Discolored, tearing on top
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Arkansas
• The Colored Democracy in Convention
• The Political Situation

Volume IV

Volume#: IV Issue#: 13
Date: April 3, 1873
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Poor. Discolored and tattered. Portions missing or crumpled along creases.
Subscriber's Name: A. Post.
Notes: Lewis H. Douglass and J. Sella Martin, Editors.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Personnel of the Mississippi Legislature
• Letter from Ohio
• Equal Rights
• Letter from Arkansas
• Anti-Slavery Mass Meeting in Wyandotte
• Preparing for Defeat
• Senator Sumner
• A Visit to Sebastopol

Volume#: IV Issue#: 15
Date: April 17, 1873
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Right edge slightly shredded, slightly discolored.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Notes: 5.00 pencilled in top right corner.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Ohio
• Letter from Mississippi
• Letter from Macon
• Recollections of Frederick Douglass

Volume#: IV Issue#: 18
Date: May 8, 1873
Height: 27" Width: 20"
Condition: Fair. Badly discolored and stained.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Letter from Our Cincinnati Correspondent
• A Brilliant Wedding
• Letter from Texas
• Letter from Boston

Volume V

Volume#: V Issue#: 3
Date: January 22, 1874
Height: 26 ¾" Width: 20"
Condition: Badly discolored.
Subscriber's Name: Amy Post (faded).
Notes: Title changed to New National Era and Citizen. Lewis H. Douglass, Editor.
Microfilm: No.
Lead Stories:
• Communications from the States and Territories
• The Agricultural Land Scrip and the Colored People
• Hon. R. B. Elliott
• Colored Children and the School

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