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CA BI MG 21.14-B · Series · [189-]-2017
Part of Wanda Robson & Viola Desmond Collection

Series consists of photographs taken or collected by Wanda Robson that document the early lives of she and her siblings, including Viola Desmond, growing up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Robson's efforts to gain recognition for the life and legacy of her sister. Also included are photographs of Robson's family life, education, and events and ceremonies she attended that were related to her activism and social justice work.

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