Juneteenth Celebration Talk and Reception: The Robert Johnson Family Bible

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Main Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Join us to commemorate Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the former Confederate States of America, by exploring the fascinating life of Robert Johnson, fugitive slave and abolitionist, and his connection to Cambridge.

Come see an important new Cambridge Room acquisition and learn about Robert Johnson, fugitive slave and abolitionist, and his family’s connection to Cambridge. This is the first in a series of programs featuring gems from the Library’s Archives and Special Collections.

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