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2012: The Sesquicentennial Celebration of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act

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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.


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