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CA BI MG 21.14 · Collection · 1890-2017

Collection consists of records related to Viola Desmond’s 1946 arrest at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and her posthumous 2010 free pardon granted by the Government of Nova Scotia. Also included are materials related to Viola Desmond and Wanda Robson’s civil rights work in Nova Scotia, including newspaper clippings and articles, diplomas, certificates, scholarship and bursary documents, a scrapbook and materials related to Robson’s education and published book, Sister to Courage. Included are photographs of the extended Davis family and published books about the Black Nova Scotian experience.

Robson, Wanda Eloise
CA BI MG 21.14-B-13 · Item · August 16, 2010
Part of Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

Item is a photo of Wanda Robson with Mayann Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, and Peter MacKay, Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Nova, at the unveiling of the Viola Desmond information panel in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. A small crowd of people can be seen standing in the background.