Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia By the Colored People in Washington, April 19, 1866 Digital History ID 2406|
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: engraving
Museum Number: LC-USZ62-33937
Annotation: Three days after President Lincoln signed an act abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia, the citizens rallied in celebration. This act would be a significant move toward emancipation.
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