Lombardi DEI Office Celebrates Juneteenth

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To commemorate emancipation and the end of slavery in the United States- “Juneteenth”, the Lombardi DEI Office would like to share a few resources and invite you to learn more about the history on this day.

From the Smithsonian archives read about “The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth”.

A picture of the Lincoln's proclamation is exhibited.

‘Publishers throughout the North responded to a demand for copies of Lincoln’s proclamation and produced numerous decorative versions, including this engraving by R. A. Dimmick in 1864.’

National Museum of American History, gift of Ralph E. Becker.

From the Smithsonian, National Museum of African American

Visit Georgetown University Juneteenth featured page and a list of celebrating events in Washington, DC.