Featured Collection: A History of Canadian Solidarity
24 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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DEMONSTRATIONS Racial Inspector Ferne Alexander( left) helps another Policewoman pull a demonstrator from lobby of U.S.Consulate yesterday, as Deputy chief Samuel Johnson looks on. (U.S.Consulate University Ave.Tor)
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BAPTIST CHURCH OF CANADA Toronto First Baptist Church New Home for Church Founded by Slaves Minister Dedicates Toronto's New First Baptist Church "You didn't build the church. Toronto built it for you." Escaped Negro slaves who worshipped beneath Toronto trees nearly 130 years ago were remembered last night at the dedication of a new building for the First Baptist Church. This was the church they founded after traveling by secret routes from plantations in the southern states. After worshipping in three buildings, the congregation has built a $75,000 church on the corner of Huron and D'Arcy Sts. The dedication ceremony was attended by Lieutenant-Governor and Mrs. Breithaupt. It was conducted by the pastor, Rev. G. R. Williams, Rev. T. B. McDormand, general secretary of the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec, and other church officials. Rev. H. E. Lewis, Bethel Baptist Church pastor and convention president, ...
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DEMONSTRATIONS Racial Citizens of many races and faiths gathered in Massey Hall and contributed nearly $5,000 to help the fight of the South Africans against racial discrimination. Placard- bearing men and women marched down the aisles in the hall toward the stage at one stage of the two-hour Sunday evening protest meeting.
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KU KLUX KLAN Christmas Shopping Scene-White robed but unmasked Ku Klux Klansmen picket Atlanta's largest department store, passing out leaflets to shoppers calling for "action now" to maintain segregation. Negroes picketed across the street.
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RACIAL DISCRIMINATION Canada Youthful members of the New Democratic Party Saturday picketed the F. W. Woolworth Co. Ltd. store at Queen and Yonge Sts. in line with boycott of chain and three others announced by U.S. union and Negro leaders last week because of alleged discrimination practiced in South.
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