Congress and Slavery in the District of Columbia, Part 5

Mitch Kachun spoke on the history of the celebrations after emancipation in Washington, DC. He responded to questions from members of… read more

Mitch Kachun spoke on the history of the celebrations after emancipation in Washington, DC. He responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Finkelman, the spring symposium program director, served as moderator.

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society 2007 Spring Conference “Congress and Slavery in the District of Columbia” is the fourth in the series, “The National Capitol in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.” close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 27, 2007

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