Oshawa’s Black History: One Family’s Story, Part III

By Lisa Terech, Youth Engagement / Programs Welcome back to the third chapter in the story of Oshawa’s Dunbar family.  Last week, I talked about George and Mary Dunbar and their children.  Their eldest daughter, Margaret, was their only child to live to old age.  Today, I would like to share Margaret’s story, as written … Continue reading “Oshawa’s Black History: One Family’s Story, Part III”

Oshawa’s Black History: One Family’s Story, Part 1

By Lisa Terech, Youth Engagement/Programs In early 2012, the Oshawa Community Archives was invited to participate in a Black History Month event at Trent University; specifically, we were asked to present on Black History in Oshawa.  A few months prior, while researching the Port Oshawa Pioneer Cemetery and those buried there, I came across the … Continue reading “Oshawa’s Black History: One Family’s Story, Part 1”