Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. It was on June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, that Union soldiers brought news to Texas that the war had ended and the order that "...all slaves are free.” Learn, explore, and celebrate this holiday with these related titles.  Also check out our streaming video collection, found here!

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