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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1, Quebec
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directed by Sylvia Sweeney; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 57 mins
Few people know that slavery existed in Canada as it did in the United States. Using illustrations, maps, archival documents and photographs, it shows how slaves were kept and sold in Canada until 1863, thirty-two years before the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of...
directed by Sylvia Sweeney; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2, Nova Scotia
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The population of Nova Scotia ebbed and flowed from the major wars that shaped Canada and the United States. The Jones family experienced slavery and segregation since southerners from the United States had settled in Nova Scotia. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3, Ontario
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The Duvall family are descendents of fugitive slaves who fled New Orleans by way of the Underground Railway in the 1860's. There were, at that time, already 25,000 free black people in Canada. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 4, British Columbia
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directed by Donna Davey Preece; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 4 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 59 mins
By examining the early history of the area, the film shows how blacks influenced British Columbia to join the Confederation of Canada instead of becoming part of the United States. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
directed by Donna Davey Preece; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 4 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 59 mins
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