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Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

The lives of eight African Americans in colonial New Brunswick 1783-1834

Among the Loyalists who were transported to the shores of New Brunswick by the British after their defeat by revolutionary Americans were several hundred African Americans. Like their … 146 View

Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

Revolutionary

Born and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia, Burnley “Rocky” Jones is one of Canada’s most important figures of social justice. Often referred to as Canada’s Stokely Carmichael, Jones was tirelessly … ; 280 View

No Place For A Woman

As a young woman, the late Ella Manuel left the busy shipping community of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, for the wider world in the 1920s, but eventually returned to the island, as a single mother, … 318 View
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About This Book

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Introduction

Laying the Foundation for the Black Experience in Canada

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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In the Introduction, Davidson outlines the arrival of the Black Loyalists in Canada and describes the experience they would have had upon arrival. 12 $1.20 Add
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Preface

From: No Place For A Woman

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The opening sections of the book provide a brief biography of Ella Manuel, describing her Newfoundland upbringing, travels, and relationships throughout her life. 2 $0.20 Add
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On the Marsh

From: Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

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Telling Her Own Story

From: No Place For A Woman

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The opening sections of the book provide a brief biography of Ella Manuel, describing her Newfoundland upbringing, travels, and relationships throughout her life. 3 $0.30 Add
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Thomas Hide

New Brunswick’s First Black Loyalist

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter begins the story of Thomas Hide, one of the first black loyalists to arrive in New Brunswick, as an indentured servant. The chapter describes the political and military situation … 8 $0.80 Add
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A Lewisporte Childhood

From: No Place For A Woman

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The opening sections of the book provide a brief biography of Ella Manuel, describing her Newfoundland upbringing, travels, and relationships throughout her life. 3 $0.30 Add
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On the Road and in the Streets

From: Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

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Thomas Hide

The Quest for Land

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter continues the story of Thomas Hide after his arrival in New Brunswick and follows his efforts to find a job and buy land for himself. 6 $0.60 Add
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John Patterson

Eyewitness to History

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter tells the story of John Patterson, a black loyalist who inadvertently became the subject of a bestselling book when he became involved in the capture of a fugitive. 12 $1.20 Add
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To Boston University

From: No Place For A Woman

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The opening sections of the book provide a brief biography of Ella Manuel, describing her Newfoundland upbringing, travels, and relationships throughout her life. 3 $0.30 Add
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Transition

From: Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

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Coming Home

From: Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

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