Juneteenth : a celebration of freedom

by Taylor, Charles A. 1950-

Format: Print Book 2002
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Summary
JUNETEENTH: A Celebration of Freedom expresses the jubilation that occurred on June 19, 1865 when African American people in Texas were the last to be freed from the horrors of US slavery, over two months after the end of the Civil War and two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.
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Subjects Juneteenth -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Juvenile literature.
Juneteenth.
Slavery.
Holidays.
Publisher Greensboro, N.C. :Open Hand Pub.,2002
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Taylor, Charles A., II.
Language English
Notes "Juneteenth honors the saga of African people in the United States from slave ship to freedom."
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31).
ISBN 0940880687
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