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The Resource Juneteenth : freedom day, Muriel Miller Branch ; photographs by Willis Branch

Juneteenth : freedom day, Muriel Miller Branch ; photographs by Willis Branch

Label
Juneteenth : freedom day
Title
Juneteenth
Title remainder
freedom day
Statement of responsibility
Muriel Miller Branch ; photographs by Willis Branch
Title variation
  • June 19, 1865
  • Freedom day
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the origin and present-day celebration of Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day Texan slaves realized they were free. Juneteenth is the grandfather of allholidays for Black TexansFrom its spontaneous beginning on June 19, 1865, as slaves in Galveston, Texas, reacted to the delayed news of the Emancipation Proclamation, the holiday has spread nationwide among Black Americans. It is small gatherings on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, to immense crowds in Buffalo, New York. This ethnic holiday includes the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, retelling of legends about how it got its name, parades, parties, and family reunions. Join the author and photographer as they traveled to experience this celebration of freedom in various spots around the United States
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Branch, Muriel Miller
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Branch, Willis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juneteenth
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Texas
  • Juneteenth
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Texas
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Juneteenth
  • Manners and customs
  • Slaves
  • Texas
  • Texas
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Juneteenth : freedom day, Muriel Miller Branch ; photographs by Willis Branch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 51-53) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36458275
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
55 pages
Isbn
9780525652229
Lccn
97009656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)36458275
Label
Juneteenth : freedom day, Muriel Miller Branch ; photographs by Willis Branch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 51-53) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm36458275
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
55 pages
Isbn
9780525652229
Lccn
97009656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)36458275

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