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May 26, 1989
May 26, 1989

May 26, 1989

Reverend William Pearly Oliver died (b. 1912). He was a leading African Nova Scotian who, with his wife, Pearleen Borden Oliver, was a strong advocate for social justice. A graduate of Acadia University (1934), and minister at Cornwallis Street Baptist Church (1937–1962), he was instrumental in developing many progressive organizations, including the Nova Scotia Association for the Advancement of Colored People (1945), the NS Human Rights Commission (1967), the Black...
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May 26, 1989

Reverend Dr. William Pearly Oliver died died (b. 1912). He was a leading African Nova Scotian who, with his wife, Pearleen Borden Oliver, was a strong advocate for social justice. A graduate of Acadia University (1934), and minister at Cornwallis Street Baptist Church (1937–1962), he was instrumental in developing many progressive organizations, including the Nova Scotia Association for the Advancement of Colored People (1945), the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission...
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.