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Council of the District of Columbia Collection

Creator:
District of Columbia. City Council. Office of the Legislative Counsel
Type:
Collection description
Badges
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Description:
Council of the District of Columbia Collection contains a badge related to the 150th anniversary of District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act.
Related archival collection: District of Columbia Emancipation Day, 150th Anniversary memorabilia, contains flyers and booklets pertaining to the 150th Anniversary of the Distirct of Columbia Emanicpation Day celebration week, April 11-16, 2012. The materials document various events that took place over the week, including an opening ceremony and prayer breakfast. Council of the District of Columbia Resolution CER 19-207 in recognition of the 150th anniversary is also included. Contact the Archivist for more information.
Archival Materials:
District of Columbia Emancipation Day, 150th Anniversary memorabilia, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Vincent B. Orange, Sr.
Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emancipation_Day#District_of_Columbia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/District_of_Columbia_Compensated_Emancipation_Act
Topic:
African Americans
Celebrations
Freedmen
Liberty
Slaves
Slaves--Emancipation
United States--Politics and government
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Council of the District of Columbia Collection
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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