8th of August Celebration Attracts Hundreds

Dublin Core

Title

8th of August Celebration Attracts Hundreds

Subject

Tennessee; African American women; African Americans--Appalachian Region; African American men; African Americans--Southern States; African American heritage; African American families; Emancipation of slaves

Description

A newspaper article about the Eighth of August Celebration, which drew hundreds to Greeneville's Wesley Heights Community the weekend before August 8th, 2006. The celebration was named for the date on which President Andrew Johnson freed his personal slaves during the Civil War.

Creator

Greeneville Sun

Source

Jerleen Manuel

Publisher

Black in Appalachia

Date

November 12, 2019

Rights

Items can be used for private reflection and research, and not for commercial purposes.

Coverage

2006; United States--Tennessee—Greeneville

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Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Collection

Citation

Greeneville Sun, “8th of August Celebration Attracts Hundreds,” Black in Appalachia: Community History Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2022, https://blackinappalachia.omeka.net/items/show/829.