The First Step to Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

The First Step to Freedom will also include the manuscript of a speech written and delivered in New York City in September 1962 by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Proclamation’s centennial

Oct 5, 2012 10:00am — 7:00pm
The First Step to Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865, Abraham Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, 1862; Ink on paper; Courtesy of the New York State Museum

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