This virtual exhibit is based upon the physical exhibit of the same title produced by the History Section of the Nova Scotia Museum in 1999 - 2000. That exhibit was one of the products of the project Remembering Black Loyalists, Black Communities.
people were directly involved in this virtual exhibit:
Architecture, Web Design, Graphic Design
Neal Thomas was completing an MFA degree in Digital Communication
Design at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in the winter of 2001. He has been
designing for the web since 1995. His favorite Ninja Turtle is Donatello.
Tech Stuff, Village Elder
Lindsay has been designing web pages since 1995 and teaches web
design and HTML. He has many years experience in other media and
was one of the '70s COBOL programmers responsible for the Y2K thingy.
He made a fortune fixing it two years ago.
Project Coordinator; Interpretation Unit Manager, History Section, Nova Scotia Museum.
Sheila was delighted to work with Neal and Mike on this, her first, web production. She also produced the physical version
of this exhibit, , working with exhibit designer Grant Murray, Ruth Holmes Whitehead, Carmelita Robertson, and many of the Project Team and Advisory Group.
French translation of site.
President of APW Translation Limited, Annie has extensive experience in
Kevin Thomas, Curator of Interpretation in the NSM History Section from November 1997 till November 2001, developed the detective activity in the Teachers’ Resources section. It was part of the education program that he developed to accompany the physical exhibition.
who has given life to all but one of the first person accounts that
you hear in this exhibit, is a poet, actor, and cultural animator.
This photo by Roger Lloyd shows him in the studio at Learning Resources Technology where he was recorded by Barry Fraser and Ray Whitley.
Tyson Beales read the account by Olaudah Equiano about being kidnapped
before 1750 in Guinea and sold at age 11. Tyson is a fifth grader
at Ross Road School
For help along the way, thanks to Steve Powell, Scott Robson, Deborah Scott, Joleen Gordon, Clara Clayton Gough, Roger Lloyd, Richard Plander, Carleton MacLean, Ruth Holmes Whitehead, David Christianson, David States, Henry Bishop, Russell Grosse, Patrick Kakembo, Judy Deitz, Stephen Archibald, Barry Donovan, Angela Melgaard, Mike Graham, Heather Capstick, and to Robyn Jeffreys at the Canadian Heritage Information Network
The Nova Scotia Museum gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this on-line presentation.
site is set in Georgia 10pt. Title heads are set in ITC Mendoza Roman.
Subhead information is set in 8 pt. Helvetica. The opening title is
set in Ovidius.
in this virtual exhibition belongs to the Nova Scotia Museum, Province of Nova Scotia and
copyright in the underlying works belongs to the participating institutions
and individuals. No part of this virtual exhibition may be stored,
transmitted, or otherwise used or reproduced in any form except
for non-commercial study or research purposes with a proper acknowledgement
or citation of the copyright owner and the virtual exhibition. Commercial
use of any information obtained through this virtual exhibition
is prohibited without the express written consent of the Nova Scotia
We wish to acknowledge and thank all the rights holders
whose material appears in this virtual exhibition:
Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia, Dartmouth
Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association, Charleston, South
Mr. Robert G. Kearns, private collection, Toronto
Knickles Studio and Gallery, Lunenburg
Documentary Art and Photography Division, National Archives of Canada,
Nova Scotia Department of Education, Learning Resources and Technology,
Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management, Halifax
History Collection, Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax
Mrs. Ella Reddick
Shelburne County Museum, Shelburne, NS