African Americans -- Black Americans
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains materials from the Vela family reunion, and materials from the office of Al Ramirez concerning his publishing company New Santander Press.
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.
Photographs of Restlawn Cemetery as it appeared in 1997. Images depict primitive markers and crosses including Jacob D. White, Ada Branch (mother of Earl and Thurman Booker), Ollie L. Heliton, Mary Thomas (mother of Melina Durden), Haywood West (reburied at Hilcrest), Joseph Callis, Rev. Levi Williams, Robert L. Taylor, D. Edwards.