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Book Displays

Celebrate Freedom Day on Juneteenth

On display starting June 2022 (updated June 2023) • Selected by Malia Willey

Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. This federal holiday is also known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Jubilee Day, and Black Independence Day. Learn more about Juneteenth and emancipation with this book display. Materials include books, children’s books, films, historical primary sources, and more.

Online Resources

Primary Source Databases

​​​​​​These databases are only available to those with a JMU eID and password. If you are off campus, you will need to follow instructions to set up your computer to access databases and journals.

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Children's Books

Streaming Video