Favorite #30 - Austin History Center

Favorite #30

PICA 05476

PICA 05476

AF – African-Americans – Emancipation Day

June 19, 1900

Grace Murray Stephenson took this photograph at the June 19, 1900 celebration of Emancipation Day. The celebration was held in the “East Woods” on 24th Street. The photo accompanied a story describing the event that the photographer sold to the San Francisco Chronicle.

 

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