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Emancipation Day Celebration

This was one of several dancers who celebrated Emancipation Day in Richmond, VA, during citywide events marking the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. This event was held near the site of Robert Lumpkin's notorious slave jail, also known as "the devil's half acre."

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Penelope Carrington