Photos: 'Envisioning Emancipation'

"Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery" was recently published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1. The book features more than 150 photographs and offers a look at the people who were affected by emancipation. Here, Emancipation Day is celebrated in Richmond, Virginia, in 1905.

"Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery" was recently published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1. The book features more than 150 photographs and offers a look at the people who were affected by emancipation. Here, Emancipation Day is celebrated in Richmond, Virginia, in 1905.