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Archives of Ontario (Canada)

The Archives is a program of the Ontario Ministry of Government Services. Made up of a number of collections, Archives of Ontario includes  government records, genealogical records, an art collection, and sound and moving images.

The exhibit, Black Canadian Experience in Ontario 1834-1914: Flight, Freedom, Foundation includes  the stories of former Kentuckians such as Solomon Moseby and the Emancipation of Susan Holton. Holton and her children were taken to Ohio by Mary Kirk and given their freedom in 1848. The family moved on to Canada.

For more information see the Archives of Ontario.

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“Archives of Ontario (Canada),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 14, 2024,

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