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A Halifax Boyhood

Growing up on the city's outskirts in the 1940s and 50s

Anyone who grew up in the late 1940s and 50s will recognize themselves and their experiences in this story of a Halifax boyhood. Whether its the thrill of skating while holding someones hand for … ; 96 View

A Sense of Themselves

Elizabeth Murray's Leadership in School and Community

This vivid portrayal of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Murray recreates the life and times of one of Nova Scotia’s finest educators and community leaders, a does at the grassroots. It examines … 192 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

South End Boy

Growing up in Halifax in the tumultuous '30s and '40s

In this memoir Jim Bennet introduces us to Halifax of the 1930s and ’40s: one full of coal smoke and rival gangs, chuffing freight trains and pine tar soap. He takes the reader along with … 143 View
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About This Book

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Ice Cakes, 1941

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at the Northwest Arm in Melville Cove, its landmarks and features in 1941 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Preface

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax 3 $0.30 Add
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Setting the Stage

An Introduction

From: A Sense of Themselves

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Down the Arm, 1941–59

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Landmarks down the Arm and into Halifax proper 1941-1959 ; 9 $0.90 Add
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Home

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Talks about the house he grew up in 7 $0.70 Add
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On the Marsh

From: Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

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To Catch the Shadows

The History Plays of Tatamagouche

From: A Sense of Themselves

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Cunard School, 1943–46 17

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at going to school at Cunard School in Jollimore up to grade four 1943-46 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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On the Road and in the Streets

From: Burnley “Rocky” Jones (Autobiography)

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Sounds

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Sounds of the city/time 5 $0.50 Add
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Tarbet

A School and its Community at Mid-Century

From: A Sense of Themselves

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