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Emancipation and the Meaning of Juneteenth

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African Americans fleeing slavery.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Civil War Photographs.

With the freeing of the Confederacy's slaves, the tide of people seeking freedom increased, as shown in “Arrival of a Negro Family in the Lines,” 1 January 1863. The image is half of a stereograph image.

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