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Fall 2012 Schomburg Society Advanced Viewing: The First Step to Freedom

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September 21, 2012

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

 For donors of $100 or more.

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, this four-day exhibition will present for the first time together Abraham Lincoln's handwritten draft, issued on September 22, 1862, from the New York State Library, and the Official Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, from the National Archives.

Schomburg Society members will have the chance to view the documents for two hours, before the exhibition opens to the public.  Don't miss this rare opportunity!

Reserve your spot today.

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