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Special Featured Document Display: Emancipation Proclamation

East Rotunda Gallery
Washington, DC

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT


Don't miss this rare opportunity to see the original Emancipation Proclamation in celebration of Black History Month. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, during the American Civil War, formally proclaiming the freedom of all slaves held in areas still in revolt. East Rotunda Gallery. February 17–19, 2018.

This exhibit is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of United Airlines.



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