• Katie Murrell Archived Library Displays: Juneteenth

    Some previous displays at the Katie Murrell Library

    Selection of Materials

    Come Juneteenth by Ann Rinaldi

    Call Number: PZ 7 .R459 Com 2007

    Fourteen-year-old Luli and her family face tragedy after failing to tell their slaves that President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation made them free.

    All Different Now by Angela Johnson; E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)

    Call Number: PZ 7 .J629 All 2014

    In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth.

    On Juneteenth Book Cover

    On Juneteenth

    Call Number:  E 185.93 .T4 G67 2021

    A historical look at how Juneteenth came to be.

    Celebrate Juneteenth with Poetry

    Juneteenth Display

    Juneteenth Display 2021 the first year that it is declared a Federal holiday!

    Juneteenth Board

    Freedom Day bulletin board display
    Description of people on display