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African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Young boy in front of a pile of finished barrel staves at the Anderson sawmill near Hammonds Plains

At the time this photo was taken there were about five lumber mills owned by black people in the vicinity of Hammonds Plains.

Date: 1949

Photographer: C.R. Brookbank

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives  C.R. Brookbank, Afro-Canadian Communities in Halifax County, Nova Scotia (unpublished MA thesis, University of Toronto, 1949), page 41 (HT431 /B871 /A259) negative number: N-6942

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