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Institute of Public Affairs fonds Nova Scotia File
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Central City Data

File contains population tables, newspaper photocopies, development plans, minutes on public housing projects, and redevelopment project reports.

Research data involving interviewee #120

File contains research data involving interviewee #120, a human subject 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 includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; photocopies of cheques; leggal and real estate correspondence; a transcript of an interview; reports about interviewee #120; information about compensation; and staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewees #140 and #141

File contains research data involving interviewees #140 and #141, two 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 includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; income and rental records from the Housing Authority of Halifax; reports related to interviewees #28, #68, #139, #140, and #141; and staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewee #73

File contains research data involving interviewee #73, a human subject 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 includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; an application for accommodation from the Halifax Housing Authority; reports related to interviewee #73; legal and real estate correspondence; and a staff report sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewees # 105 and #106

File contains research data involving interviewees #105 and #106, two 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 includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; six interview transcripts; a photocopy of a handwritten letter about three interviewees; and acquisition reports and staff reports sent to the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Population Data

File contains compiled demographic data about African Nova Scotians living in Africville and elsewhere in Haifax. The data is presented in the form of handwritten tables and maps. The data is from a study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s.

Research data involving interviewee #131

File contains research data involving interviewee #131, a human subject 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 includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; reports and notes about interviewee #131; and a staff report about a possible acquisition.

Research data involving interviewee #130

File contains research data involving interviewee #130, a human subject 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 includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; a Housing Authority of Halifax approval sheet; a report about the interview with interviewee #130; and a report about the interviewee's relocation report.

Research data involving interviewee #128

File contains research data involving interviewee #128, a human subject 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 includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; income and rental records from the Halifax Housing Authority; reports about interviewee #128; legal and real estate correspondence; a staff report about a possible acquisition; and an agreement of purchase and sale.

Research data involving interviewee #119

File contains research data involving interviewee #119, a human subject 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 includes a response to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; a transcript of an interview; a report related to interviewees #117, #118, #119, and #91; and staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee.

Research data involving interviewees #11 and #12

File contains research data involving interviewees #11 and #12, 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 includes two responses to a questionnaire from the Africville Relocation Study; three interview transcripts; reports related to interviewees #11, #12, #13, #16, #19, #25, #50, #53, #110, #124, #132, #136, and #148; legal and real estate correspondence; staff reports sent to members of the sub-committee of council on Africville and the representatives of the Human Rights Advisory Committee; and other reports.

Appraisal Reports for properties 89, 90, and 140.

File contains an appraisal of lots 89 and 90 in Africville by Stailing Real Estate Service addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith, Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. Five page typed letter that includes photographs of appraised properties. Annotated. - Report from DeWolf Real Estate for lots 89 and 90 in Africville. Annotated. Two pages typed letter + two pages photo reproductions. File also contains a report from Stailing for lot 140. Three page letter with photo reproduced. Addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith, Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. - Report from DeWolf Real Estate for lot 140 addressed to Mr. C. D. Smith. Supervisor Property Division, City Hall. Two typed pages annotated. Annotated.- Request for appraisal from C.D. Smith to Stailing for lot 140. One typed page. - Request for appraisal from C.D. Smith to DeWolf for lot 140. One typed page, heavily annotated.

People to acknowledge

File contains photocopies of city council minutes and reports related to the Africville Relocation Program, including detailing Albert Rose's report. File also contains correspondence.

Questionnaire 1 responses from interviewees #65 and #66

File contains the questionnaire #1 responses from interviewees #65 and 66, two 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 the transcript of an interview conducted by Dennis Magill with Peter MacDonald, an interview summary, and facsimile Sub-Committee of Council on Africville and Human Rights Advisory Committee documents.

Reports of the Sub-Committee on Africville

File contains correspondence and reports of the Africville Sub-Committee regarding the possible acquisition and finalized purchase of several properites as part of the Africville Relocation. Properties discussed include #40, 47, 48, 49, 50, 58, 63, 64, 73, 78, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 94, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 110, 111, 125, 126, 130, 131

Questionnaire 1 responses from interviewee #83

File contains the questionnaire #1 responses from interviewee #83, a human subject 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 the transcript of an interview conducted by Dennis Magill with Peter MacDonald, as well as other research materials.

Questionnaire 1 responses from interviewee #88

File contains the questionnaire #1 responses from interviewee #88, a human subject 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 the transcript of an interview conducted by Dennis Magill with Peter MacDonald, an interview summary, facsimile Halifax Housing Authority documents, and other research materials.

Questionnaire 1 responses from interviewees #115 and #116

File contains the questionnaire 1 responses from interviewees #115 and 116, two 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 the transcript of an interview conducted by Dennis Magill with Peter MacDonald, interview summaries, and facsimile real estate documents.

Questionnaire 1 responses from interviewee #129

File contains the questionnaire #1 responses from interviewee #129, a human subject 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 the transcript of an interview conducted by Dennis Magill with Peter MacDonald, facsimile Halifax Housing Authority documents, and other research materials.

Africville meetings

File contains typescripts of City Hall minutes, regarding Africville Relocation topics. Each set of minutes is 1-2 typed pages. File also contains meeting of the Halifax Advisory Committee on Human Rights.

Survey of Africville Homes completed by the city.

File contains facsimiles of city records related to surveys of Africville homes. File includes a key, relating property numbers to the purported owner of the property, and is arranged by those within the Industrial Mile, and those outside the "Expropriated Area".

Interview outlines

File contains a 4 page typescript of Political-Administrative Questions (page 4 is dedicated to questions for Alderman Connolly, Alderman Sullivan and Alderman Doyle); a 2 page typescript of questions intended for a city administrator identifies as P.J.M. (likely Peter J. MacDonald); a 2 page typescript of questions intended for H.B. Jones, Welfare Officer, City of Halifax; a 2 page typescript for interview with activist (George Davis?); and a 2 page typescript for interview by Denis Magill with Alexa [McDonough].

Audio recordings by Marvin Burke on Negro Music in Nova Scotia

File contains two audio reels (0.7 cm tape), recorded by Marvin Burke, documenting black music in Nova Scotia. File contains recordings of The New Road Community Group (March 21, 1967), The Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at Seaview Baptist Church (March 26, 1967), and Seaview Baptist Church, Africville (May 21, 1967).

Three photographs of Africville residents

File contains three black and white photographs of Africville scenes: 1. a group sitting outside in folding chairs listening to a speaker, with the MacKay Bridge in the background; 2. the same group of people from the left-hand side of the crowd; 3. three unidentified men and one unidentified woman standing in front of the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church van.
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