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Hello James,

In this issue: Mining elusive proof of Antebellum black politics; wily wealth building during the Revolutionary War era; and runaway slave ads provide unintentional insight into Colonial Era fashion.

Excavating Antebellum Black Politics via America’s Historical Newspapers
By Van Gosse, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Franklin & Marshall College
> Full Story

The Mysterious Mr. Carter: Transatlantic Adventures in Early American Finance
By Tom Cutterham, Lecturer in U.S. History, University of Birmingham
> Full Story

Runaway! Recapturing Information about Working Women’s Dress through Runaway Advertisement Analysis, 1750-90
By Rebecca Fifield, Preservation Consultant, Rebecca Fifield Preservation Services
> Full Story


From the Readex Blog:

"Equal power and privileges": Victoria Woodhull, First Woman Nominated for President of the United States

The Sylvan Retreats of Early American Gentry: A Newly Available Work in the American Antiquarian Society Supplement

History Professor Mark Summers Speaks about Gilded-Age Politics at Readex-Sponsored ALA Event [VIDEO]

A Day at the (Space) Races: Gherman Titov and Vostok-2 Raise the Stakes of Manned Space Flight

The U.S. Presidential Election of 1980: International Perspectives from Open-Source Intelligence Reports

“Bewitching matter”: Highlights from African History and Culture, 1540-1921

“The stylus of history shall make a truthful record”: Highlights from the American Antiquarian Society’s Civil War Collection

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Next Issue: November 2016

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September 2016
Volume 11, Issue 3



Early American Newspapers, Series 13, 1803-1916: The American West
From every state west of the Mississippi River
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Twentieth-Century Global Perspectives
From the Archives of the Central Intelligence Agency
> Read more


Rand Daily Mail
Quintessential reporting on South Africa at the height of the apartheid era

> Read more


African American Newspapers, Series 2
The essential complement to African American Newspapers, Series 1
> Read more