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Emancipation Proclamation

October 07, 2005 - October 16, 2005

Rarely seen by the public, and considered to be among the three most important documents in the U.S. (along with the Constitution and the Bill of Rights), the Emancipation Proclamation, is on display here for nine days. It is on generous loan from the New York State Archive.

Creative: Tronvig Group