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Octavius Catto: Philadelphia’s “Forgotten Hero”

February 8, 2012 By Christopher Munden

Catto and his soon-to-be-wife, Caroline Le Count, campaigned aggressively for the desegregation of the transportation network by sitting on the streetcars and refusing to move.

Conversation: Emancipation Proclamation [VIDEO]

February 6, 2012 By NCC Staff

Exhibit Developer Sarah Winski and Registrar Stephanie Weiner share insights and information about the National Constitution Center's rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

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