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Juneteenth — the Day Slavery was Abolished in Texas | by Texas General Land Office | Save Texas History | Medium

This Texas General Land Office site provides a brief history of the ending of slavery in Texas including a census document, images, and a 1869 map of Galveston, Texas. 

"This map of Galveston was created in 1869, four years after General Granger stepped foot on the Island and declared Texan slaves free. Jackson E. Labatt, Map of the City of Galveston, Cincinnati, OH: Strobridge and Company, 1869, Map #00114a, Map Collection, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Austin, TX. Reproductions of this map (GLO Map #76186) are available for sale at the GLO courtesy of TSLAC."