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Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection
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File consists of news clippings and prints about an outdoor theatre in Halifax named after Viola, one Halifax Regional Municipality ferry named after Viola, a plaque in New Glasgow to honour Viola, a portrait of her at Government House in Halifax, and an excerpt on Viola's appearance on the $10 bill.

Viola Desmond Stamp

File consists of 1 stamp from a stamp book, 1 day-of-issue stamp, 1 event program from Viola's stamp unveiling on February 1, 2012, a 2009 letter from Canada Post acknowledging the suggestion to honour Viola on a stamp, and 2 news clippings following the unveiling.

Wanda Robson's UCCB (CBU) Material

File consists of news articles, magazine articles, book chapters, and scholarly articles from Wanda's time at UCCB (CBU) and regarding her graduation and honorary degree. Most of the material focuses on racism in Canada, Nova Scotia, and the United States; racism towards blacks, First Nations, women, and various religions; and areas of progress.

Events and School Presentations

File consists of clippings, event programs, and one poster from events that Wanda attended and participated in as a speaker to discuss her efforts in social justice, the story of Viola, and Viola's impact in Nova Scotia and Canada. Events range from school presentations, award presentations, museum presentations, library discussions, and ceremonies.


File consists of a scrapbook created by Wanda Robson containing photos and news clippings surrounding events at which she has discussed Viola's life and impact, Viola's pardon, her article from The Beaver, and her book Sister to Courage.

Robson, Wanda Eloise

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