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Slavery--Texas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Anita Cardenas Oral History, 1987

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00134
Scope and Contents

Anita Cardenas talks about slavery, how business started in the 1950's, her all day wedding in 1930 and how clothes were handmade.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Leticia Miroslava Gamboa. Digital transfer completed on 11 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Juneteenth Celebrations

 File — Folder 9: Series Series 2; Series Series 3; Series Series 6
Identifier: Folder 9
Scope and Contents

File includes local celebrations of Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorating the ending of slavery.

Dates: -; Majority of material found in June 30 - July 2, 2006; Other: Date acquired: 20060000

Juneteenth Celebrations Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0013
Scope and Contents

This collection contains images from the Juneteenth celebrations held in Edinburg, Texas in June 2018. The event took place at Restlawn Cemetary, a black (previously segregated) cemetary in Edinburg, Texas.

Dates: 2018-06-16

Republic of Texas Document, Sale of Enslaved Persons, 1839

 Collection — 195, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0195
Content Description

Documentation of the sale of enslaved persons in Washington County, Texas, May 3, 1839. Sale was for eleven enslaved peopel aged two - thirty years old and was for eleven thousand dollars. Enslaved persons were sold to Ann H. P. Noble by O. B. Howard and Jane E. Howard, and witnessed by F. W. Hubert, A. M. Logan, and M. McKinnon. Ms. Noble also bought three mules, twenty head of cattle, and two yoke of oxen for five hundred dollars.

Dates: 1839-05-03