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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

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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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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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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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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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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Learning to Swim, 1942–45 21

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Recounts learning to swim 1942-45 ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Smells

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Smells of the city/time 6 $0.60 Add
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Stores

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Stores in the city 8 $0.80 Add
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The Dingle, 1945–46 23

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at The Dingle official sir Sanford Fleming Park and an incident that occurred their in his childhood 1945-46 ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Eats

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Where/ what he ate 8 $0.80 Add
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Second World War, 1942–45 29

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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What he remembers about being a boy in Halifax during WWII and how it shaped him 1942-45 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Down the Bank

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. His neighbourhood 7 $0.70 Add
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Family, 1932–42 33

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Personal recollections of his family 1932-42 ; 9 $0.90 Add