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February 12, 2015
Beginning in the early 19th century until 1863, people escaping slavery in the United States made their way to Canada via the Underground Railroad.  This is the subject of one of the exhibit alcoves in the Museum’s Canadian Journeys gallery, where I act as lead Researcher-Curator. Many people know...
April 20, 2014
Transcript Warning: this blog post contains sensitive material that may be disturbing to some readers. When Canadians talk about slavery, we often point with pride to the role our country played in the mid-1800s as a safe haven for Americans escaping captivity via the Underground railroad.  But...
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