Tag: Primary Sources

JSTOR Updates and Primary Sources

JSTOR (Journal Storage) is an academic resource that aggregates over 12 million journal articles, books, and primary sources. With a large scope of 75 disciplines, this resource is an invaluable tool for research. Recently, JSTOR has worked diligently on projects and updates to their primary sources collections. Check out more information about these here!

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Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth originated in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865 when Union Army General Granger issued General Order No. 3, relaying the news of the Emancipation Proclamation. This announcement came more than a month after the official end of the Civil War and over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

To commemorate Juneteenth, this post features a selection of resources highlighting music, first-person accounts from former enslaved individuals, and the gradual abolition of slavery in New York State.

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