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Online resources on Juneteenth
The Emancipation Proclamation
On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. This research guide compiles digital materials at the Library of Congress, links to related external websites, and a print bibliography.
National Archives Safeguards Original ‘Juneteenth’ General Order
The original, handwritten General Order No. 3, which informed the people of Texas that all enslaved people were now free, will be digitized and added to the National Archives Catalog.
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience
Website created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a Smithsonian institution, that offers a wide range of resources about the history and legacy of Juneteenth.
What is Juneteenth?
Article written by prominent historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr. that explores the history, meaning, and legacy of Juneteenth in the United States.
The Birth of Juneteenth; Voices of the Enslaved
Library of Congress blog post about Juneteenth.
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