File contains correspondence from the Canadian Labour Congress, National Commission on Human Rights, regarding housing and employment matters, to two residents of Africville who were later human subjects who participated in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. File also contains agenda from Halifax city council meeting and draft of a report.
File contains a draft report prepared by the Development Department of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia, outlining the type, age and condition of housing stock, the relative cost of housing, residential densities, special housing and special problems related to housing in Halifax, Nova Scotia in the mid-1960s.
File also contains copies of presentations given at the 23 May 1973 meeting: "Why an Alternate Family? (The Child and the Group Home," by Alexander Murchison; "The Orphan and Society," by Jean Paton-Kittson; "Social Services and the Group Home," by Frank Capstick; "Democratic Perspectives on Group Home Supervision," by Ronald L. Smith; "Houseparents Forum," by Mr. and Mrs. Salvador Renaldo; "Public Relations in a Group Home Program," by A.S. Kyte; and "Funding of Group Homes," by Timothy T. Daley.
File contains correspondence and reports of the Housing Policy Review Committee, as well as reports to members of the Sub-Committee of Council on Africville and the Representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee about the progress of the Africville Relocation Program.
The fonds contains photographs of singers and musical groups, theatrical paraphernelia, and documents regarding the construction of Ward's home on Beaufort Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as other printed material.
Item is a report written by Alexander Murchison, dated January 9, 1975, and presented to the Dartmouth Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, regarding improving group home facilities not only for adolescents and older individuals in Nova Scotia.