Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
File includes local celebrations of Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorating the ending of slavery.
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.
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.