The Meaning and Making of Emancipation by The National Archives and Records Administration

The Meaning and Making of Emancipation

By The National Archives and Records Administration

  • Release Date: 2012-12-13
  • Genre: United States
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Description

This book presents the Emancipation Proclamation in its social and political context with documents in the National Archives' holdings that illustrate the efforts of the many Americans, enslaved and free, white and black, by whom slavery was abolished in the United States. It was created to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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