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In the Shadow of the Dome: Slave Life in Austin, Texas

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Presented by Austin History Center at Austin History Center, Austin TX

Jun 16 2015
In the Shadow of the Dome: Slave Life in Austin, Texas

The Austin History Center invites you to In the Shadow of the Dome:  Slave Life in Austin, Texas. Andres and Juanita Tijerina, currently at work on an upcoming book by the same title, will speak about slave life and emancipation in Austin, as evidenced in the Travis County Slave Narratives that were recorded in the 1930s. This program will augment the upcoming Juneteenth celebrations and serve to increase our understanding of the historical roots of this celebration. The program is free and

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810 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78741

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