New Brunswick

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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

Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers

Canadian Internment Camp B, 1940-1945

From 1940 to 1945, Internment Camp B at Ripples, some 35 kilometres east of Fredericton, played a considerable role in the Second World War. Chosen for its remote rural New Brunswick location, … 178 View

New Brunswick and the Navy

From the seafaring battles between the British and the French of the 1640s to the privateers of the War of 1812, from the merchant ships of the Second World War to the construction of the … ; 156 View
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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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Introduction

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In the introduction, Theobald provides an overview of the history of the internment camp at Ripples, New Brunswick. He also discusses some work that has been done on the camp in the past, and his … 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

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Early Days

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This chapter explores New Brunswick’s early history, and the importance of the sea and ships in this history. It discusses early European settlements, tensions and battles on both land and … ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Far from Inflammable Materials

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This chapter concerns the first phase of the camp, during which it held German and Austrian Jewish refugees, including medical doctors, concert pianists, and young students. 17 $1.70 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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New Brunswick at War, 1812-1814

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This chapter explores New Brunswick’s role in the war of 1812, looking at the actions of privateers, flottilas, significant ships and figures, and the defense of the Bay of Fundy during the … ; 21 $2.10 Add
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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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You’ll Get Used to It

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After a short stay in Trois-Rivières, 711 men and boys arrived at Camp B in Sunbury County, New Brunswick, where locals had been toiling to finish constucting the site. Here they were … 46 $4.60 Add
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Navies and the New Dominion

From: New Brunswick and the Navy

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This chapter examines the history of New Brunswick’s naval fleet after the establishment of the Dominion of Canada in 1867; topics include significant ships (ie. Charybdis), the importance … ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Here Come the Bad Guys

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After the departure of the Jewish internees in the summer of 1941, Camp B held a mix of Germans, German-Canadians, as well as other Canadians and men from all over Europe. If the tragedy of the … 50 $5.00 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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The Second World War

From: New Brunswick and the Navy

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This chapter explores the important, if modest, role of New Brunswick’s navy during the Second World War, the largest naval war Canada has ever fought. ; 26 $2.60 Add