Closed in Recognition of the Christmas Holiday

American slaves experienced the Christmas holidays in many different ways. Joy, hope, and celebration were naturally a part of the season for many. For other slaves, these holidays conjured up visions of freedom and even the opportunity to bring about that freedom. Read More … The Slave Experience of the Holidays

By: Documenting the American South, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

By: Joseph and Judie Palmers

 

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