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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Juneteenth - Emancipation - Day 
Answer/Pointer: Florida Statutes, Ch. 683.21: "June 19th of each year is hereby designated "Juneteenth Day" to commemorate the traditional observance of the day the slaves in Florida were notified of the Emancipation Proclamation." See Problem Box under Juneteenth for printout with further information ( 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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