January 1, 1863
The Emancipation Proclamation released slaves in states that were at the time fighting the US.
The Civil War ended in the Summer of 1865.
It is urged that the freedmen remain quiet in their current houses and work for wages
The Period After Juneteenth Is Known as the ‘
One of the lesser-known Juneteenth facts is that the holiday has been known by several different names.
Celebrations of Juneteenth
Rodeos, park parties and Miss Juneteenth contests are
examples of Juneteenth celebrations
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