Emancipation Proclamation


Subject:
Black Resources , United States History , Slavery , Slavery, Abolition, & Emancipation

Description:
Small exhibit on the Emancipation Proclamation, issued by Abraham Lincoln at the beginning of 1863 during the Civil War. Includes an essay about Lincoln and slavery, timeline, and images of versions of the document. Part of a Library of Congress American Memory Project presentation about the papers of Abraham Lincoln.

Publisher:
The Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/almintr.html


PID= res:lii-21615