Item is a book written by Charles Bruce Ferguson containing a study of the Black population that entered the province during and after the War of 1812, and information about where these families established homes after that period.
Item is a book titled "Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914-1918," by Peter Barton, Peter Doyle, and Johan Vanderwalle. The book provides information regarding the progression and use of military mining in World War 1, an activity that many of Cape Breton's miners were recruited to take part in.
Series consists of 11 books of fictional poetry, interviews, biographies, case studies, and history that explore race and the Black experience in Nova Scotia, Canada, and the United States. Viola Desmond is featured in Viola Desmond's Canada: A History of Blacks and Racial Segregation in the Promised Land by Dr. Graham Reynolds, which includes a chapter written by Wanda Robson.
Item is a book titled "Canada's Black Battalion No. 2 Construction 1916-1920," written by Calvin W. Ruck. The book provides information about African Canadians who served in World War 1, and highlights their roles and the obstacles that they faced.
File consists of a publication titled "The Cape Breton Highlanders, 1939-1945" written and compiled by at the time Cape Breton Highlanders Association Ralph S. Davies. The publication provides a summary of the Cape Breton Highlanders regimental history, the war cemeteries where members of the unit who died in the war are buried, a tribute to Honorary Captain and RC Padre Father Alexander Duncan MacDonald, and the honours and awards of the Cape Breton Highlanders won during World War II. Included alongside the publication is a print-out of two pages of an unidentified book titled "The Highland Society of London."
Item is a book titled, "Catholics of the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and the War 1914-1919 with Nominal Enlistment Rolls by Parishes," published by the St. Francis Xavier University Press. It includes the addresses of the right Rev. James Morrison, D.D., Bishop of Antigonish, on subjects relating to the war, information about Private John Bernard Croak and Major Margaret MacDonald, nominal enlistment rolls by Parishes, and the Honour Roll of St. Francis Xavier University.
Item is a book titled, "Echoes from Labor's Wars: The Expanded Edition," written by Dawn Fraser. The book features narrative verse and stories concerning Cape Breton during World War 1, among other topics.
Item is a book titled, "Honour Roll of the Nova Scotia Overseas Highland Brigade," written by W. James MacDonald. The book includes biographical information pertaining to fallen comrades of the 85th, 185th, 193rd, and 219th Battalions.
Item is a book titled "In Honour and Appreciation of the Veterans of Boularderie, New Harris, New Campbellton", written by Roberta Fraser and the District Veterans Memorial Committee. This book documents and commemorates veterans of Boularderie, New Harris, and New Campbellton.
Item is a book titled "Morien Remembers: A Salute to Our Veterans," by Paulette MacDougall, Diane MacLachlan and LeRoy Peach. The book features biographies and photographs of veterans from Port Morien and area.
Item is a book edited by Ted Boutilier that outlines the history of New Waterford, as of its 70th anniversary in 1983. It features information about community institutions, culture, organizations, and recreation, and includes a section titled "The First Black Men to Settle in New Waterford."
Item is a copy of Nova Scotian Blacks: An Historical and Structural Overview by Donald H. Clairmont (Dalhousie University) and Dennis W. Magill (University of Toronto). The study focuses on the issues of poverty and marginalization among Nova Scotian Blacks.
Item is a book titled, "Nova Scotia's Part in the Great War," by M. Stuart Hunt. The book includes chapters concerning Nova Scotian batteries and battalions, Nova Scotia universities during the War, recruitment and fundraising, and organizations that offered support on the homefront.
Item is a book that was written by Joan Weeks and the Glace Bay Universal Negro Improvement Association that features newspaper articles, interviews, and a history of African Nova Scotians in Cape Breton.
Item is a copy of Bridglal Pachai's book People of the Maritimes: Blacks. The book contains information about the origins of the Maritimes' Black population, their history in the area, descriptions of some prominent individuals and institutions, and the problems and prospects that this population faced during the 1980s.
Item is a book titled "Percy Willmot: A Cape Bretonner at War," written by Brian Douglas Tennyson. This book includes transcriptions of Lieut. Percy Willmot's letters, along with historical analysis from the author. Lieut. Willmot lived in Cape Breton prior to his enlistment.
Item is a book written by Doris Evans and Gertrude Tynes that features profiles of Nova Scotia's segregated schools and teachers at those schools, as well as photographs and speeches from the Retired Teachers of Segregated Schools of Nova Scotia's 1990 reunion.
Item is a book titled, "The 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders in France and Flanders," written by Lt. Col. Joseph Hayes, D.S.O., C.A.M.C. It features chapters concerning the following: organization and early training; from Witley Camp to Vimy Ridge; Vimy Ridge; From Vimy Ridge to Passchendaele; From Passchendaele to Amiens Arleux and Fampoux; the tables turned at Amiens; the Scarpe Operation Drocourt-Queant line smashed; Bourlon and Cambrai; Valenciennes; the last battle at the Gates of Mons; sports and pastimes at the front; and the Armistice and the happy homecoming.
Item is a book titled "The Breed of Manly Men: The History of the Cape Breton Highlanders," written by Alex Morrison and Ted Slaney. The book outlines the history of the Cape Breton Highlanders during World War II including mobilization, training, travel overseas and their experiences fighting in Italy and North-West Europe.
Item is a book titled "The Twenty Fifth Battalion: Canadian Expeditionary Force- Nova Scotia's Famous Regiment in WW1," written by F.B. MacDonald and John J. Gardiner. The book features chapters concerning the following: World War 1; the 25th battalion; summary of World War 1 service; Veteran Interview with J. William Corkum; Robert the Bruce; Veteran Interview with Harry L. Blaikie; nominal roll; 25th Battalion War diary, 1916-1917; Veteran Interview with Alexander R. Morrison; 25th Battalion Memory Club; the Silent Toast; Address; Soldier Memories; War Diary 25th Battalion, 1917-1918; the Ypres Salient; Veteran Interview with Harrison L. Livingstone; the Battlefield at Courcellette; the Battlefield at Cherisy; Veteran Interview with Herman E. Campbell; Pipe-Major Carson; the Fallen Subaltern; War Diary 25th Battalion, 1919-1920; Veteran Interview Charles B. Holmes; the Highland Touch; and 25th Battalion 25th, C.E.F., 1914-1919.