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Title: John Anderson

Speaker or author: Anderson, John, b. 1831?

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Brief anecdotal speech regarding one man's escape from slavery. (Speech 24147 is a duplicate of this speech.) (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 367 word document (text and images)

Title: Mary Ann Shadd Cary

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: AD -- Ontario Archives -- Toronto, Canada -- Mary Shadd Cary Papers

Copyright Permission granted by the Archives of Ontario (August 2007). -- Sermon regarding the role of women in slavery and society in general.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 1,327 word document (text and images)

Title: Paola Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, Paola

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Toronto Public Library -- Toronto, Canada

Lengthy sermon describing the history of slavery, its continued cruelties, and the influence of the Church in keeping the system in place in the U.S. The speaker emphasized the relationship between Egyptian slaves and those in the U.S., as well as the response of various European countries to the institution of slavery. Included is a denouncement of the Fugitive Slave Bill.

Description of file(s): PDF 73 page, 23,292 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Brief speech regarding the injustices of slavery in which the speaker stressed that the people living in the northern U.S. were just as guilty of prejudical injustice as those living in the southern states.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 522 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Brief speech in which the speaker described his treatment after arriving in Canada and stressed that this offered proof that prejudice existed in that country as well as in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 193 word document (text and image)

Title: Thomas M. Kinnard

Speaker or author: Kinnard, T. M. (Thomas M.)

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Speech given in England relating the prejudice that was forming towards the escaped slaves who had settled in Canada. The speaker believed that the American government had placed people in Canada in an attempt to influence a prejudicial government there that didn't reflect the ideals of freedom that British rule had in place. The speaker was most concerned with the prejudice infiltrating the church. He believed that education was the only hope to prevent the damage prejudice could do.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 401 word document (text and images)

Title: William J. Watkins

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Overview of brief speech encouraging the black population of Canada to take responsibility for their own lives and future. The speaker encouraged his audience to vote for those he believed would benefit the black citizens of Canada most by working for justice and racial equality.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 414 word document (text and images)

Title: William J. Watkins

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Overview of speech delivered before a Canadian audience explaining various theories on what started the Civil War and what its possible outcome might be. (Speech 24170 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 684 word document (text and images)

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