"The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton" by local historian Adrienne Shadd, a seminole text on Hamilton's Black history.

NOTE: Resources containing hyperlinks to online materials are highlighted in Bold font

A. Jeffers Toby, ed. (1991). Hamilton: A Black Perspective. A History of Blacks and their Contribution. Hamilton: Afro Canadian Caribbean Association of Hamilton and District. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C10522]

 

Aaron Parry. (2021). Deeply Rooted: A Hamilton Black History Activity Book. Afro Canadian Caribbean Association.

Afro Canadian Caribbean Association. (2021). Standing Tall: Black Women's Stories of Triumph. Hamilton.

 

Adrienne Shadd. (2010). The Journey From Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton. Dundurn Press. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C155096]

 

An Evening with Lincoln Alexander: in grateful recognition to a citizen of Hamilton who has served us well. Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C37377]

 

Col. W. Mallory. (1902) Old Plantation Days.

 

Eleanor Wiltshire Rodney. (2002). Nurturing the Trillium: The Contributions of African and Caribbean Educators to the Development of the Hamilton-Wentworth Region. Seldom Griffin Graphics. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C34332]

 

Gary E. French. (1978). Men of Colour: An Historical Account of the Black Settlement on Wilberforce Street and in Oro Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, 1819-1949. Kaste Books.

 

Jackie Washington. (1981). Jackie Washington. Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C2413]

 

James Strecker. (1988). Talks with Jackie Washington. Image Publishing. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C7669]

Jane Mulkewich. (2006). “Little Africa – Settlement Goes Back to 1850’s.” In Margaret Houghton (ed.) Vanished Hamilton II. North Shore Publishing Inc. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C68797]

Jermain W. Loguen. (1859). The Rev. J. W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman: A Narrative of Real Life. J. G. K. Truair & Co., Stereotypers and Printers. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C5078]

 

Jessie Louise Beattie. (1956). John Christie Holland: Man of the Year. Ryerson.

 

John Cooper. (1999). Shadow Running: Ray Lewis, Canadian Railway Porter & Olympic Athlete. Umbrella Press. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C24037]

 

John Cooper. (2002). Rapid Ray: The Story of Ray Lewis. Tundra Books. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C569569]

 

Lincoln M. Alexander. (1989). Speech from the throne: highlights and address of the Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Ontario on the opening of the Second Session of the Thirty-fourth Parliament, April 25, 1989. Government of Ontario. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C20611]

 

Lincoln M. Alexander. (2006). “Go To School, You’re A Little Black Boy”: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir. Dundurn Press. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C411649]

 

Natasha Henry & Adrienne Shadd. (2003). “...and still I rise:” A History of Black Workers in Ontario, 1900 to Present. Workers Arts and Heritage Centre.

 

Paola Brown. (1851). Address Intended to Be Delivered in the City Hall, Hamilton, February 7, 1851, on the Subject of Slavery. Hamilton.

 

Park History Program. (2000). “The Hill Family in Slavery, Freedom, & Transition.” In Exploring a Common Past: Researching and Interpreting the Underground Railroad. National Park Service.

 

Songs sung by the famous Canadian Jubilee Singers, the Royal Paragon Male Quartette, and Imperial Orchestra: Five Years’ Tour of the United States. (188?). Duncan Lith Co.

 

The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, P.C., Q.C., the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Mrs. Yvonne Alexander. (1985). Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C37378]


William Still. The Underground Railroad: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narrative, Letters, & C., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in their Efforts of Freedom as Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author; Together with Sketches of Some of the Largest Stockholders, and Most Liberal Aiders and Advisers, of the Road. Porter & Coates.

Books

Notable Hamiltonian Biographies - _The Journey From Tollgate to Parkway- African Canadians