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Band at the Juneteenth Celebration in Eastwoods Park

Grace Murray Stephenson1900

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

Juneteenth celebration in 1900 at Eastwoods Park. Credit: Austin History Center.

Photograph of African-American band at Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900, held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin. Mrs. Grace Murray Stephenson kept a diary of the day's events, which she later sold to the San Francisco Chronicle, which wrote a full-page feature on it.

Details

  • Title: Band at the Juneteenth Celebration in Eastwoods Park
  • Creator: Grace Murray Stephenson
  • Date Created: 1900, 1900-06-19
  • Location: Galveston, TX
  • Subject Keywords: Juneteenth, Emancipation
  • Original Source: Austin History Center
  • External Link: Austin History Center

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