2012: The Sesquicentennial Celebration of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act
This event sponsored by the Afro-American History Society at NARA looks at the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of April 16, 1862. Please arrive early (no later than 10:00AM) with a proper issued government iD (i.e. driver's license or other local or federal government issued I.D. Card) Part of the Howard University Lecture Series.