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Impetus - The Black Woman: Proceedings of the Fourth National Congress of Black Women of Canada

This item consists of a booklet related to the “Fourth National Congress of Black Women of Canada,” held in Windsor, Ontario, on August 19-21, 1977. The Congress was organized by the Hour-A-Day Study Club, as well as a planning committee representing black women from the Maritimes, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.

The Congress theme was “Impetus – The Black Woman." The booklet contains a history of Hour-A-Day Study Club and summaries of papers presented in workshops at the Congress.

The main subjects were: Adult and Early Childhood Education; Youth, Immigration and Human Rights; Consciousness Raising of the Multicultural Woman; and Economics and Small Business.

Morgentaler Clinic plate 1

This item consists of the Toronto Morgentaler Clinic vandalized brass plaque. This item is covered in red nail polish simulating blood and has texts "Baby killer" and "F--ing disgusting" carved in the plate. Another plate less damaged is kept in the CWMA Collection (See I2).

For Every Woman Raped In Every War

The banner is composed of black fabric with white letters sewn on with white thread. The banner For Every Woman Raped in Every War has been produced by the Political Action Committee of the Women’s Centre of Ottawa and used with the poem of the same name in an action on November 11, 1979, at the War Memorial on Wellington Street, Ottawa. The banner has been sewn at the Ottawa Women’s Centre.
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