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Bob Brooks' Photographic Portrait of Africville in the 1960s

Flemming ‘Curly’ Vemb making a point at a public meeting at Seaview African United Baptist Church, Africville

The meeting was held in response to the July 1962 report City of Halifax development department recommending the elimination of Africville. During the meeting, Africville residents stated their opposition to the City's plans for relocating them.

Date: 23 August 1962

Format: Black and white negative, contact print; copy print available.

Photographer: Bob Brooks

Reference: Bob Brooks Nova Scotia Archives 1989-468 vol. 16 / negative sheet 10 image 16

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