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"He Doesn't Like to Let Go," Raleigh News and Observer, May 26, 1900

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During the campaigns of 1898 and 1900, political cartoonist Norman Jennett created a number of viciously racist depictions of African Americans for inclusion in the Raleigh News and Observer, a newspaper which was sympathetic to the Democratic Party…

"Life in North Carolina: The Murder of Senator John W. Stephens -- A Terrible Scene -- Shall His Assassins Be Amnestied?," New York Times, February 26, 1873

Raleigh, N. C., Feb. 25 — …Mr. Bowman, Republican… related from the sworn evidence of one of the parties present the particulars of the murder of Senator John W. Stephens, of Caswell, which occurred in June, 1870; and that warrants…

"Pritchard Spouts on His Resolution," Raleigh News and Observer, January 23, 1900.

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PRITCHARD SPOUTS ON HIS RESOLUTION Declares the “Negro Has Never Been Offensive” MEEK AS A LITTLE LAMB THE VICIOUS DEMOCRATS HAVE PREYED UPON HIM DEMOCRATIC NOT WHITE MAN’S PARTY To a Crowded Senate For Two and a Half…

"Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction," May 29, 1865

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Whereas the President of the United States, on the 8th day of December, A.D. eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and on the 26 day of March, A.D. eighteen hundred and sixty-four, did, with the object to suppress the existing rebellion, to induce all…

"Registration Scenes," September 28, 1867

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REGISTRATION SCENES. We give on this page one of the scenes lately made familiar in the South—a registration, not an election, scene. The late slaves of the South have exhibited unusual interest in the work of registration, their first…

"Senator Butler at Morganton," Raleigh News and Observer, June 19, 1900

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Senator Butler at Morganton Why he Doesn't Know a White Child from a Mullato. (Special to News and Observer) MORGANTON, N.C., June 18. - The mother of the mulatto child, who was taken up in his arms by Senator Butler on Saturday, is named Moffitt.…

"The Disunion Movement; The North Carolina Forts," New York Times, January 29, 1861

On the 17th, Gov. ELLIS, of North Carolina, sent to the Legislature the correspondence between himself and Hon. J. HOLT, then Secretary of War ad interim, relative to the occupation of Forts Johnson and Caswell by State troops. On Jan. 12 Gov. ELLIS…

"THE GREAT STRUGGLE," August 19, 1865

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When Governor Holden, Provisional Gov-
ernor of the United States for the State of
North Carolina, says that he does not think
Union men will be “punished” in that State,
what does such an extraordinary expression
mean? When the…

"The Nebraska Bill," February 22, 1854

When, on one or two former occasions, -- after advancing the suggestion that the introduction of the Nebraska bill was premature, and expressing our well-grounded opinion of the motives of Douglas, the demagogue, in bringing it forward, -- we…

"The Nebraska Question," February 1, 1854

In the Senate, on the 23d ult., Mr. DOUGLAS, from the Committee on Territories, reported a substitute for the bill which was brought forward by him a short time since for the organization of Nebraska territory. The leading features of the substitutes…