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Gone but Never Forgotten

Bob Brooks' Photographic Portrait of Africville in the 1960s


Informal discussion at a public meeting at Seaview African United Baptist Church, Africville

The meeting was held in response to the July 1962 report of the City of Halifax development department recommending the elimination of Africville. B.A. Husbands (1883-1968), Halifax business man and president of the Halifax Colored Citizens Improvement League, 1932-68, is at centre foreground of photo.

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 20 image 35

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