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Photo of William Hall, born in 1825 in Summerville, Nova Scotia received the Victoria Cross, the highest British military award for bravery

William Hall, born in 1825 in Summerville, Nova Scotia received the Victoria Cross, the highest British military award for bravery

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ARCHIVED - Black History Month

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Introduction

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and honour the legacy of Black Canadians. To commemorate this occasion, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is offering a Web portal of the online resources available on its website relating to Black History in Canada.

Throughout February, a series of events organized by Black History Ottawa (www.blackhistoryottawa.org) will take place at LAC.

On this web portal, see LAC Resources for a list of related online exhibits and research tools. See Related Sites for a selection of external websites.