Nova Scotia Archives

Gone but Never Forgotten

Bob Brooks' Photographic Portrait of Africville in the 1960s


Deacon Ralph Jones speaking during a public meeting at Seaview African United Baptist Church, Africville

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The meeting was held in response to the July 1962 report of the 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 no.: Bob Brooks Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1989-468 vol. 16 / negative sheet 11 image 13