The books listed below have been consulted
during research for Foundations: The African Canadian Connection.
We have included this list to assist other researchers in their study
of African Canadian history in the region. The African Canadian Roads
to Freedom Guide also contains an extensive suggested reading list.
A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter, Patricia & Fredrick
McKissack, Walker & Co, N.Y., 1989.
Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground
Railroad, Ann Hagedorn, Simonm & Schuster, N.Y., 2002.
Black Canadians: History, Experiences, Social Conditions, Joseph
Mensah, Fernwood Publishing, Halifax, 2002.
Black Like Who?: Writing Black Canada, Rinaldo Walcott, Insomniac
Press, Toronto, 2003.
Black Pentecostal Music in Windsor, Paul McIntyre, National Museums
of Canada, Ottawa, 1976.
Black Roots: A Beginners Guide to Tracing the Family Tree, Tony
Burrows, Fireside, N.Y., 2001.
Breaking Loose: African – Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario
1900 – 1955, Ruth Ann Shadd, Preney Print & Litho Inc.,
Windsor, Ontario, 1995.
Canada in Us Now – The first Anthology of Black Poetry and
Prose in Canada, edited by Harold Head NC Press Ltd., Toronto, 1976.
Finding a Place Called Home: A Guide to African-American Genealogy
and Historical Identity, Dee Parmer Woodtor, PHD, Random House, N.Y.,
Going for the Gold: The Story of Black Women in Sports, Ken Bentley,
Carnation Company, 1983.
Harrow & Colchester South 1792-1992, Harrow Early Immigrant
Society, Harrow History Book Committee, 1993.
I Came As A Stranger: The Underground Railroad, Bryan Prince, Tundra
Books, Toronto, 2004.
InnoVations in Black Education in Canada, National Council of
Black Educators of Canada, Vincent D’Oyley editor, Umbrella Press,
Look to the North Star: A Life of William King, Victor Ullman, Umbrella
Press, Toronto, 1969.
North Star to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad, Gena
K Gorrell, Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 1996.
Rising From the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the
Black Middle Class, Larry Tye, Henry Holt and Company, N.Y., 2004.
Slave Songs: The Georgia Sea Islands, Lydia Parrish, Creative Age
Press Inc., N.Y., 1942.
The Books of Negro Spirituals, James Weldon Johnson and
J. Rosamond Johnson N.Y., Viking Press, 1944.
The Black Battalion: 1916-1920, Canada’s Best Kept Military
Secret, Calvin W. Ruck, Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1987.
The Civil War Songbook, Dover Publications, N.Y., 1977.
The Freedom Seekers : Blacks in Early Canada, Daniel Hill, Book
Society of Canada, Agincourt, ON, 1981.
The Long Road : A History of the Coloured Canadian in Windsor,
Ontario 1867-1967, Charlotte Bronte Perry, Sumner Printing and Publishing,
The Road that led to Somewhere, Bryan E. Walls, Olive Pub., Windsor,
The Skin I’m In: Racism, Sports and Education, Christopher
M. Spence, Fernwood Publishing,
Township of Sandwich South, A Ninety-one year old tree with
two-hundred year old roots, by Laura L. Langlois, 1984.
Trials and Triumphs: The Story of African-Canadians, Lawrence Hill,
Umbrella Press, Toronto, 1993.
UNWELCOME GUESTS: Canada West’s Response to American Fugitive
Slaves, 1800-1865, Jason H. Silverman, Associated Faculty Press Inc.,
Uppermost Canada: The Western District and the Detroit Frontier
1800-1850, R. Alan Douglas, Wayne State University Press, Detroit,