Description: Celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation in Massachusetts - not known to be January 1, 1863. The only known photograph "related to" the event according to the Burns Archives. A crowd and a Union band pose. According to an old, since forgotten tradition, the honored person, a black man, is seated comfortably in a wheelbarrow.
Credit: Burns Archive via Newsweek, 2.4.2011.
Author: Burns Archive This photo is from the collection of the Burns Archive. Requested attribution: The Burns Archive
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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