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Collection RC0057 - Lorne Brown Central America Solidarity Activists collection

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Lorne Brown Central America Solidarity Activists collection

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RC0057

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  • 1986-1990 (Creation)

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22.5 cm of textual records
52 audio cassettes.

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Brown, Lorne (Lorne A.) (1939-)

Biographical history

Lorne A. Brown, who taught political science at the University of Regina in the 1980s, was active in the Central America Solidarity Movement. He was also a member of the Central America Working Group in Regina. In 1986 he decided to edit an anthology, assisted by Janice Acton and Miaja Kagis, to reflect the experiences of “Canadians who have worked in, travelled to, observed or been associated with developments in several Central American countries”, with an emphasis on Nicaragua. To accomplish this task, he contacted Canadian “solidarity activists in trade unions, the National Farmer’s Union, churches, teachers’ association” and other groups, including Tools for Peace. Although the anthology was never published, many activists were interviewed.

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The collection consists of interviews contained on audio cassettes along with transcripts of many of the interviews. Most of the interviews are in English but some are in French.

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The collection was acquired in two accruals: the first (28-2008) from Janice Acton and the second (40-2008) from Lorne A. Browne.

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First Accrual: Finding Aid
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Further accruals are not expected.

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RC0057

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