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Jubilee of Freedom

Arnett, Benjamin William , The Centennial Jubilee of Freedom at Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, September 22, 1888 : orations, poems, and addresses. (published 1888), Xenia, Ohio : Aldine Printing House, 1888.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Jubilee of Freedom

African Americans commemorated various freedom days until the 1920s but the tradition was not sustained.

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  2. Introduction
  3. Celebrations in New York
  4. Celebrations in Philadelphia
  5. Celebrations in Boston
  6. Africa and Africans
  7. New Issues
  8. The End of the Celebrations
  9. The Legacy of the Celebrations
  10. Bibliography

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