Item 1 - "Takes Action"

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"Takes Action"

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CA BI MG 21.14-A-1-1

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  • [201-] (originally created December 31, 1946) (Creation)

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0.002 m of textual records

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Item is three photocopies of the December 31, 1946 edition of The Clarion newspaper published in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia featuring articles about Viola Desmond's 1946 arrest at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow and her court appeals.

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      The Clarion was edited and produced by Carrie Best and Cal Best in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia beginning in 1946. The paper originally focused on Black Nova Scotians who attended Second Baptist Church in New Glasgow, with news about their church and community.

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      To read more editions of The Clarion visit the Nova Scotia Archives:

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