Credits

This exhibition has travelled to the these New York venues:
September 21-24: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York City
September 27: The Oncenter, Syracuse
October 5-6: Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo
October 15-16: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post and Greenvale
October 19: Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh
October 27-28: Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester
November 1-2: Roberson Museum and Science Center, Binghamton
November 6-7: Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica
November 9-10: New York State Museum, Albany

THIS EXHIBITION WAS ORGANIZED BY
Board of Regents, The New York State Education Department
Dr. Merryl H. Tisch, Chancellor

New York State Museum
New York State Library
New York State Archives

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The New York Public Library


EXHIBITION AUTHORS
Dr. John B. King Jr., Commissioner
New York State Education Department

Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The New York Public Library

Harold Holzer, Chairman
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation

EXHIBITION DESIGN
New York State Museum


Additional support by RBC Wealth Management
RBC

 

Reading the Emancipation Proclamation
Reading the Emancipation Proclamation, 1864
J.W. Watts, Hartford, Conn., S.A. Peters & Co.

    Photos used on this website are courtesy of:
  • Courtesy of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
  • Emmet Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Arts, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
  • Picture Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
  • I.N. Phelps Stokes Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
  • The Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gwendolyn O. L. Conkling
  • New York State Museum Collection
  • New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections
  • The Madison County Historical Society
  • AP Images
  • National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
  • The Library of Congress
  • The Library Company of Philadelphia
  • The Hawaii State Archives
  • Elizabeth Meaders
  • Copyright Donna M. Van Der Zee

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