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CA BI F 5221 N4 C43 · Item · 1970

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.

CA BI FC 2350 B6 W43 2007 · Item · 2007

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.

CA BI LC 2804.2 N6 E92 1992 · Item · 1995

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.

CA BI FC 2349 N48 B6 · Item · 1983

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."

CA BI D 607.3 B34 2005 · Item · 2004

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.

CA BI F 5087 I79 · Item · 1971

Item is a book titled "War Medals and Decorations of Canada," by Ross W. Irwin. The book contains a photographic and descriptive guide of Canadian war medals and decorations.

Thomas J. Brown fonds
MG 21.48 · Fonds · 1820 - 1939

Fonds consists of Brown’s collection of mining documents, the manuscript for his book, Place Names of Nova Scotia as well as an undated mining manuscript. Also included is a copy of the poem The Mayflower, the book Gaelic Lessons for Beginners, a scroll addressed to E.G. McKay, a leather nameplate, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Brown, Thomas James
CA BI D 640 W593 2007 · Item · 2007

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.

CA BI F 5228.5 H95 · Item · 1920

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.

Canadian Black Studies
CA BI FC 106 B5 C3 · Item · 1979

Item is a book containing twenty-three articles related to Black Studies, edited by Dr. Bridglal Pachai.

The following pieces are featured within the book:

  • D.R. Fraser Taylor, "Black Studies: A Canadian Perspective"
  • Jan Carew, "Black Studies: An Afro-American Perspective from Northwestern"
  • Peter Igbonekwu Okeh, "Black Studies: A West African Perspective"
  • Wilson A. Head, "Problems and Prospects for Blacks in the Canadian Mosaic"
  • R. Leighton Hutson, "Black Conciousness is our Culture"
  • James W. St. G. Walker, "Blacks in Context: Black Canadians and the History Curriculum"
  • Ralph E. James, "Concerns about Black Students in Science and Technology"
  • Howard D. McCurdy, "Blacks and Science"
  • Lorris Elliot, "Literary Writings by Blacks in Canada"
  • Vicent D'Oyley "Emerging Canadian Interethnic Issues and Canadian Black Studies"
  • Colin A. Thomson, "White Response to Black Migration to the Prairies, 1908-1912"
  • Jean Luc Gouveia, "The Blacks in Quebec or the Difficulty of Being a Minority Group that is 'Different'"
  • Phillip H Alexander, "Resource Development in Southwestern Ontario"
  • Judith R. Gold, "A Special University Program for Nova Scotian Blacks and Micmacs"
  • Cynthia M. Thomas, "Black Youth and Education"
  • Cherry Paris, "Education and Human Rights"
  • Eleanor Dorrington, "Halifax Outreach Employment Project"
  • Winston S. Ruck, "Nova Scotian Blacks in the Canadian Mosaic: Blacks and Employments"
  • Patricia Skinner, "The Minority Situation in the Antigonish, Guysborough Region"
  • Donald E. Fairfax, "The Black Church and Youth"
  • Wayne Adams, "The Church and the Black Man"
  • Carolyn Thomas, "The Black Church and the Black Woman"
  • Donald D. Skeir, "The African United Baptist Association and the Black Man in Nova Scotia."
CA BI BX 9999 A3 TF7 · Item · 1956

Item is a book about the history of the African Orthodox Church written by Rev. A.C. Terry-Thompson, D.D.. The book includes a history of St. Philip's Church, Sydney.

CA BI FC 2050 B6 P33 1987 · Item · 1987

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.

CA BI D 768.15 M67 · Item · 1994

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.

CA BI FC 2349 P67 Z48 2005 · Item · 2005

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.

CA BI PS 8511 R37 E231 1992 · Item · 1992

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.

CA BI UA 601 N6 M34 · Item · 1983

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.

CA BI UA 602 N69 M33 2007 · Item · 2007

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.

CA BI UA 602 B5 R8 · Item · 1986

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.

CA BI F 5228.5 C38 · Item · 1920

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.

The Canadian Army, 1855-1965
CA BI UA 600 D72 · Item · 1966

Item is a book titled "The Canadian Army, 1855-1965," published by Hope Farm Press. The book includes chapters concerning the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps from 1855-1966 and a roll of the regiments.

CA BI UA 601 N6 H3 · Item · 1920

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.