"The Emancipation Celebration. Line of March—Opinion of our Citizens"
African Americans, emancipation, celebrations
A few days before holding an Emancipation Proclamation celebration in October 1890, Richmond residents debated what should be the proper date for commemorating the abolition of slavery.
Richmond Planet, October 11, 1890
October 11, 1890
Library of Virginia
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