Registration closes 2 hours prior to the start of the program.
Free Program. Additional opportunities available to support IHS as we continue collecting, preserving, and sharing Indiana’s history.
Stay connected with the stories of your state while you are at home. Bring your own beverage and join us for a series of insightful conversations with some of Indiana’s most interesting scholars.
Juneteenth commemorates the day that enslaved people of Texas were finally freed following the end of the American Civil War, three years after the Emancipation Proclamation. From local to state recognition, and a movement to be a federal holiday, Juneteenth is American history. Join historian Sharon Gillins for a conversation on memory, tradition and the evolution of this day from Galveston to Indiana.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How long does it last?
History Happy Hours are informal conversations with IHS staff and scholars that usually last around 60-minutes.
Do I need to be camera ready?
Nope. We will use the Zoom webinar platform, so you can join us from your kitchen table, couch, or the porch. Just make sure you’re ready to type, as we will make sure there is plenty of time for your questions through the chat feature.
What do I need to participate?
History Happy Hour takes place virtually over Zoom. You can either join through an internet-connected device or calling-in via phone. We will send you a link and phone number through the email you used to register around two hours before the program begins. Don’t see the email? Make sure to check your spam or junk folder.
Do you have other History Happy Hours that I can watch?
We sure do! Check out all our past programs here. (Scroll down to the History Happy Hour menu to see them all.)
Presented by OneAmerica. Supported by the Robin and Charlitta Winston Family Fund for African American History