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Juneteenth: Resources

Library and web resources that highlight the history and legacy of Juneteenth


Juneteenth celebration in 1900 in Austin, Texas.


Original Articles from the Chicago Defender

The Chicago Defender, founded in 1905, was the most influential African American newspaper during the early and mid twentieth century.  These articles give you a glimpse as to what Juneteenth looked like over time long before it was recognized as a national holiday.

Data and Other Resources

Scholarly Articles from Library Databases

Blogs and other Web Resources