The History of Juneteenth in Texas

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Title

The History of Juneteenth in Texas

Subject

Galveston, Texas
The Civil War
Emancipation Proclamation
Freedom's Bureau
African American Folklore
African American Scholarship
African American Food Recipes
African American Music
African American History in Texas

Description

Juneteenth Texas explores African-American folkways and traditions from both African-American and white perspectives. Included are descriptions and classifications of different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; explorations of songs and stories for the further study of African Americans in Texas.

Creator

J.J. Wheatley, African American History, The Black History Collective

Source

1863, Emancipation Proclamation
https://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured-documents/emancipation-proclamation

Publisher

ART | library deco, exposition - repository space

Date

1865-1910

Contributor

Collection features images, documents, and multimedia.

Rights

Public Domain | No Attribution

Format

Multimedia

Language

English

Type

Variety of multimedia resources including images, digital books, artwork

Collection Items

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore
Juneteenth Texas explores African-American folkways and traditions from both African-American and white perspectives. Included are descriptions and classifications of different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; explorations of songs…

Martha Yates Jones and Pinkie Yates in a Decorated Buggy for Juneteenth at Antioch Baptist Church, Fourth Ward, Houston, Texas
From left to right: Martha Yates Jones and Pinkie Yates (both in white dresses and hats) sitting in a buggy decorated with flowers for the annual Juneteenth Celebration parked in front of Antioch Baptist Church located in Houston's Fourth Ward

Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900
Photograph of Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900 held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin. Mrs. Grace Murray Stephenson also kept a diary of the day's events which she sold to the San Francisco Chronicle which reported a full-page…

Juneteenth: Fact Sheet
CRS Report Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress.

Emancipation Proclamation: Commemorative Coloring Book
A commemorative coloring book for children to learn about the Emancipation Proclamation and the ending of slavery in the United States of America.
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