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1916 Four Centenarian ex-slaves celebrate emancipation Day

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Tonight on The Gist of Freedom  learn more about this historical and fascinating photo with John Franklin, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture's  (NMAAHC) specialist on Emancipation Day.
 
Survivors~ Four Formerly enslaved centenarian Women ~In 1916 they gathered at an Emancipation Celebration in Washington, DC. Annie Parram, 104; Anna Angales, 105; Elizabeth Berkeley, 125; and Sadie Thompson 110. From the Library of Congress. — at Washington, DC.
 
 
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