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Emancipation Proclamation is on Display

It’s only in NYC for 4 days at the Schomburg Center. Tix are free at http://schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com/

Here’s their blurb:

To mark the sesquicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will be hosting a four-day commemorative exhibition from September 21-24, 2012. Displaying both the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation—written in Lincoln’s own handwriting—along with an official copy of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation—this  occasion marks the first time in 150 years that these two documents will be displayed together. The exhibition was developed by the New York State Museum in conjunction with the Schomburg, the National Archives, and other partner institutionsThe Schomburg Center is located at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, in New York City.”

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