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"The Emancipation Celebration. Line of March—Opinion of our Citizens"

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Title

"The Emancipation Celebration. Line of March—Opinion of our Citizens"

Subject

African Americans, emancipation, celebrations

Description

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.

Source

Richmond Planet, October 11, 1890

Publisher

Richmond Planet

Date

October 11, 1890

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

Emancipation Celebration_Richmond Planet_10-11-1890.jpg, Richmond Planet_10-11-1890_transcription.pdf

Coverage

Richmond, Virginia

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