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Juneteenth: Emancipation Day

The celebration of the day the news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached slaves in Galveston Texas, 2 years and 6 months later.

What is a primary source?

A primary source is an artifact, document, diary, manuscript, autobiography, recording, or any other source of information that was created at the time under study.

In their Own Voices: Narratives of Former Slaves

Presidential Papers, Personal Collections, Legislative Material

Historical Books and Sources

Music and Art