Oral History

Mr. Leonard Braithwaite 1989, 137 pages

Documenting the life and career of Leonard Braithwaite (b. 1923), a Toronto- area lawyer and the first African-Canadian elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (1963-1975). Interview topics include: World War II; University of Toronto; Harvard Business School; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; M.P.P., Liberal; value of legal education in politics. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (137 p.).

Date Started: 29/05/1989

Status: Open


Number of pages: 137

Read more about: Black Lawyers & Judges

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065151

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-74

Title: Interviews with Leonard Braithwaite

Date: May 1989 - June 1989

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 240 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436854; sound recordings located in container B436529)