Africville, Nova Scotia: A community displaced

Africville was a small community in Nova Scotia populated entirely by Black families. In the late 1960s, the city of Halifax seized the land and evicted the residents.

The collection contains photographs of the community, documents of the report to the mayor of Halifax and a history written by former resident Irvine Carvery.



Read a history of Africville as remembered by the people of the community, written by Irvine Carvery.


View pictures of the faces and homes of the Africville community.


Read meeting minutes, letters, newspaper articles and a report regarding the plan for Africville.

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