Historical  Preservation

Cultural Preservation - A costumed interpreter outside Griffin House, a National Historic

A costumed interpreter outside Griffin House, a National Historic Site in Dundas.

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

“Black history deserves to be celebrated.” Hamilton Spectator, February 28, 2008.

 

“Black history part of Canada’s story.” Hamilton Spectator, August 5, 2008.

 

“Bringing Emancipation history into the future.” Hamilton Spectator, August 2, 2011.

 

“History of Blacks in Area Said Thin.” Hamilton Spectator, February 6, 1989.

 

“Wilma Morrison ‘fought passionately’ for the preservation of black history in Canada.” CBC News, June 4, 2020.

 

“Wilma Morrison was a formidable force.” Ron Fanfair, April 1, 2020.

 

Adrienne Shadd. ‘Little Africa’: Where Do We Go From Here?: Report to Culture Division, Community Service Services Department. City of Hamilton. [Appendix F in PDF]

 

Adrienne Shadd. (2010). “Little Africa’ Revisited: Tracing Hamilton Mountain’s Black Community:” Report to Culture Division, Community Service Services Department. City of Hamilton. [Appendix F in PDF]

 

Ayo Adewumi [Director]. (2016). Wilma [Documentary].

Craig Campbell. “Sophia Burthen Pooley panel still under review by City of Hamilton.” Hamilton Spectator, July 20, 2022.

 

Evelyn Myrie. “August 1 marks the end of slavery.” Hamilton Spectator, July 27, 2011.

 

Jon Wells. “Black history in Hamilton: A promised land of hope and struggle.” Hamilton Spectator, February 11, 2021.

 

Jon Wells. “Black history in Hamilton: A tour.” Hamilton Spectator, February 11, 2021.

 

Jon Wells. “Voices of the present on Hamilton’s Black history.” Hamilton Spectator, February 11, 2021.

 

Katrina Clarke. “Author of new activity book about Black Hamiltonians hopes it fills curriculum void.” Hamilton Spectator, July 31, 2021.

Mark McNeil. “Paola Brown was the ‘great-grandfather’ of Black activism in Hamilton.” Hamilton Spectator, February 7, 2022.

Mark Newman. “Bringing Little Africa back to life on Hamilton Mountain.” Hamilton Spectator, August 17, 2021.

 

Melissa Zielke. (2002). “Go Down Moses: The Griffin House and the Continuing Struggle to Preserve, Interpret and Exhibit Black History.” Material History Review, 55, 41-52.

Mike Pearson. “McMaster University grad launches Hamilton Black History Database.” Hamilton Spectator, February 21, 2022.

 

Neville Nunes. “Vigilance Needed to Keep Black History Central.” Hamilton Spectator, February 21, 1997.

 

Richard Douglass-Chin. “Trinidad’s influence worth celebrating.” Hamilton Spectator, August 25, 2012.

 

Simon T. Mach. “Who has a place in Black History Month?” Hamilton Spectator, February 4, 2013.


The Corporation of the City of Hamilton. (1993). By-Law No. 93- 089 To Designate Land Located at Municipal No. 114 John Street North As Property of Historic and Architectural Value and Interest.