Daily Archives: 13 February 2012

Black History Month featured fonds: Jean Augustine

Jean Augustine was the first female Member of Parliament of African descent to be elected to Parliament. As MP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore. Augustine sponsored the bill that officially recognized Black History Month on the federal level in the 1990s.  Her archives … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Archives & Special Collections, Personal papers | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment