By: Slaney, Catherine. Foreword by Dr. Daniel G. Hill III.
Price: $15.00 USD
Toronto, Natural Heritage Books, Toronto, (2003).: 2003
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Inscribed By Author
Seller ID: 16727
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+
249 pp, 8vo (9" H). INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE, 'TO JOHN, ALL THE BEST CATHERINE SLANEY'. B&w photographs. "Catherine Slaney grew to womanhood unaware of her celebrated Black ancestors. An unanticipated meeting was to change her life. Her great-great grandfather was Dr. Anderson R. Abbott, the first Canadian-born Black to graduate from medical school in Toronto in 1861. In 'Family Secrets' (she) narrates her journey along the trail of her family tree, back through the era of slavery and the plight of fugitive slaves, the Civil War, the Elgin settlement near Chatham, Ontario, ... View More...