A pamphlet published by the Negro Worker. The front cover features black print on yellowed paper. At center, there is a black and white photograph of a man wearing a hat and smoking a cigarette. The interior contains thirty-two pages of text, including articles, poems, and photographs. The back of the pamphlet has a depiction of a man breaking a chain and text that encourages readers to share the pamphlet with others.
This volume contains information regarding a voyage of the ship Fox, a 146 ton brigantine that left Liverpool on March 8, 1774. The ship stopped first in the Cameroons, West Africa, where 148 African people were enslaved and brought aboard. The ship then crossed the Atlantic Ocean westward, landing first in Dominica. Seventeen (17) of the enslaved people died during the Atlantic crossing. After likely making other landings in the Caribbean to sell enslaved people the ship returned to Liverpool, completing the trip on February 22, 1775. The wages book recorded wages and debts of the crew, desertions, and several deaths of crew members by drowning. There are also records of enslaved people who worked on the ship and were paid in clothing.
Source: Nancy Bercaw, Curator, Slavery and Freedom
This bound volume contains information regarding Captain Robert Mitchell and his crew aboard the slave trading ship Fox. The covers are made from a brown paper and the text "Fox's Wages Book / Feb.y 1775 Capt Mitchell" is written on the front cover in black ink. The thirty-six (36) total interior pages have text pertaining to wages and debts of the crew, desertions of the crew, and several deaths of crew members by drowning, all written in black ink. There are also records of enslaved people who worked on the ship and were paid in clothing. Most pages have writing on the front and back sides, but there are some blank pages toward the back of the volume. The pages are bound together with bast fiber thread.
These six-page notes from the 365th Session of the Organization of African Unity to the United Nations discusess candiates for the representative of several African countries. The notes are three pages long and typed in black ink on white paper. The letterhead reads: [SECRETARIAT EXECUTIF DE L'ORGANISATION / DE L'UNITE AFRICAINE AUX NATIONS UNIES] [EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE ORGANIZATION / OF AFRICAN UNITY TO THE UNITED NATIONS]. This text surrounds an illustration of the African continent. The notes are formated traditionally with a roman numeral-numbered header followed by an arabic-numeral numbered list with indented text.