Reynauld Smith, a board member of the Sandy Spring Slave Museum, shares the experiences of his ancestors’ emancipation from slavery on June 19, 1865. This free event is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, and the collaborative efforts of Aspen Hill Library and The Sandy Spring Slave Museum.
Want to learn more about African American history? Take a look at Oxford African American Studies Center, which covers African American history, including primary sources and biographies, and features the African American National Biography, Africana, and the Encyclopedia of African American History.
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