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Fonds F 4656

Congress of Black Women of Canada - Toronto Chapter fonds


About these records

Title
Congress of Black Women of Canada - Toronto Chapter fonds
Dates of Creation
1982-1997
Dates of Accumulation

1982-1997

Physical Description

20 centimetres of textual records

7 reels of motion picture film (3 hours and 15 minutes)

19 audio reels (2 hours and 18 minutes)

1 artifact : sign

1 artifact : plaque

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by the Congress of Black Women of Canada - Toronto Chapter.

The majority of the textual records concern the administration of the Toronto Chapter. Also included are records concerning the Barsa Kelly Cari-Can Housing Co-operative and the documentary Children Are Not the Problem.

Fonds also includes sound and moving records concerning the documentary Children Are Not the Problem. Included are motion picture films and audio reels, which contain interviews with day-care workers, parents and education professionals and researchers that explore issues of racism in early childhood education.

Artifacts include a Toronto Chapter office sign and a plaque presented to the Toronto Chapter from the Black Secretariat.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Congress of Black Women of Canada - Toronto Chapter, was formed in 1983 to provide a forum to ensure that black women's needs and concerns have a strong voice. Its aim was to effect transformation in society through the development sharing and application of a black womanist and feminist ideology. The Toronto Chapter has been semi-active for the last decade (ca. 2002-2012).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were donated by the Congress of Black Women of Canada - Toronto Chapter in 2012.
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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 4656-1 Records relating to Children Are Not the Problem
F 4656-2 Records relating to the Barsa Kelly Cari-Can Housing Co-operative
F 4656-3 Administrative records of the Congress of Black Women of Canada - Toronto Chapter