DC Emancipation Day 2020
E-Books - Non-Fiction and Fiction
Databases and Articles:
The American Mosaic: The African American Experience (Library Card Required)
Emancipation Proclamation (1863) - Political, Government & Court Documents
ProQuest: Ethnic News Watch
"Advocates for D.C. Emancipation Day Push to Save Paid Day Off" - Washington Informer
"Historic D.C. Courthouse Re-Dedicated" - Washington Informer
"Washingtonian Slaves Freed First" - Washington Informer
"Why political emancipation without economic independence is incomplete freedom" - New Amsterdam News
Access Videos on Demand
DC Emancipation Day and the Emancipation Proclamation - Live discussion of the DC Emancipation Day historic documents moderated by Howard University Faculty.
DC Emancipation Act - National Archives presentation about the DC Emancipation Act.
Emancipation Nation: Constitution Day Panel Discussion - Panel discussion of Civil War scholars at the Smithsonian.
Law Day 2009: Emancipation Proclamation - Presentation at the Library of Congress focused on the effect of the Emancipation Proclamation on the U.S. Civil War.