Tag Archives: Jean Augustine

Caribana’s Golden Anniversary: An archival research guide

Fifty years of celebrating Caribbean culture, playing mas, and dancing to the beat of the steel pan are preserved in archival records across Ontario. Over the years, the cultural event has grown from a community’s centenary gift to Canada to North … Continue reading

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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

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International Women’s Day 2011

To celebrate International Women’s Day, here is a selection of items celebrating the political and social activism of women.
From Special Collections
A vindication of the rights of woman with strictures on political and moral subjects by Mary Wollstonecraft. London : Printed … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Black History Month 2011

The Archives will be installing our annual Black History Month exhibit in the Scott Library for the month of February 2011.
Running
01 February – 28 February 2011
Highlights
This year we will be highlighting selections from the Toronto Telegram fonds used … Continue reading

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Exhibit : Black History Month

The Archives will be installing it’s annual Black History Month exhibit on the second floor of the Scott Library for the month of February 2010.
Running
01 February – 28 February 2010
Location
Scott Library, 2nd floor atrium
Highlights
This year we will be highlighting materials … Continue reading

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