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Emancipation Proclamation centennial

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-100a-006
    Title:
    Emancipation Proclamation centennial
    Date(s) of Materials:
    28 December 1962-12 February 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's remarks commemorating the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. In his speech the President discusses the country's progress concerning racial relations since the 19th century, but reminds his audience that the Emancipation Proclamation was the beginning of the struggle towards absolute equality, and much remains to be done to eliminate segregation and discrimination. Materials in this folder include a draft and press release of President Kennedy's remarks.
    Extent:
    5 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Emancipation Proclamation centennial
    Physical Description:
    5 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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