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<img width="560" height="383" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="embroidered, slavery sampler" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 560w, 300w, 170w, 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 560px) 100vw, 560px" data-attachment-id="11712" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1024,702" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Copyright Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Sampler, 1981-28-77, 1803&quot;}" data-image-title="Sampler" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas, with the news that the more than 250,000 enslaved black people in the state were free by executive decree. This day came to be known as “Juneteenth” by the newly freed people in Texas. In recognition of Juneteenth, we are sharing this post originally...
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