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Bloomington-Normal

BLACK HISTORY PROJECT

The Bloomington-Normal Black History Project was founded in 1982 and its collections span the 19th and 20th centuries.   More...

Annual Juneteenth Celebration also known as Freedom Day.

 

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19 that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Across the country, the day is marked with events and parades.  

ORAL HISTORIES

Read transcripts of oral history interviews of African American residents of Bloomington-Normal.

Transcripts...

We need a variety of volunteers for the Juneteenth Celebration on  June 20th  click the like below for details and to sign up.

Juneteenth Volunteer Form

Juenteenth Vendor 

Juneteenth Sponsor