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Juneteenth: Commemorating Freedom

A Gumberg Library research guide


Learn About Juneteenth


"Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865." Wikipedia

This guide will connect you to many different types of resources about this important day, available through the Gumberg Library or for free on the Web, including encyclopedia articles, print books and ebooks, magazine, newspaper and journal articles, primary sources, high quality websites, and a selection of videos.

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