THE FERGIE JENKINS FOUNDATION

&

BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM


WILMA MORRISON

SAMPLING OF BOOKS
BLACK HISTORY ART
CAREERS
STARS OF NEGRO LEAGUES
FERGIE JENKINS ANCESTRY & FRIENDS

 


Black History Museum

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Special Note: Museum Tours are still being held....contact : pres@fergiejenkins.ca 0r call (905) 688-9418 to book (maximum party of 4 as per covid19 protocols.)

Recently we had 2 visitors from Wisconsin , USA visiting Niagara Falls decided to drop in and a full hour tour was given to them of the Sports Museum and the Black History wing. They loved the history and detail and massive amount of information and artifacts for them to see !


 

BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATED YEAR-ROUND AT THIS MUSEUM

THE FERGIE JENKINS MUSEUM HAS BEEN IN THE CITY OF ST. CATHARINES FOR 15 YEARS

View article in Niagara This Week of Feb. 24, 2022 by Abby Green (view  full story)


 

COLLECTION OF BLACK DOLLS ( HANDMADE AND MANUFACTURED)

BLACK DOLLS

LOUIS ARMSTRONG

MUSICIAN - LOUIS ARMSTRONG DOLL

WILLIE O'REE AUTOGRAPHED FRAMED PICTURE


TRIBUTE TO WILMA MORRISON

Wilma Morrison 'fought passionately' for the preservation of black history in Canada

Wilma Morrison contributed greatly to the Fergie Jenkins Foundation Black History Museum.

She contributed many items to be put on display for the public to enjoy in Niagara region and beyond.

Here are some of the images of  items she entrusted to the Fergie Jenkins Foundation Black History Museum....renamed in her honor as the

Wilma Morrison Black History Wing.

 

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Wilma Morrison chair and bookshelf was bequested to the  BH Museum with a 100 book collection,  currently on display

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  Detail Explanation  of #1-4 numbered images (Click Here)
WILMA MORRISON LIBRARY BOOKS (Check List Here)    

ROAD TO FREEDOM

 

 

 

Wilma Morrison

Artistic Painting of  Church Service

Historic British Methodist Episcopal Church

on Peter Street in Niagara Falls.  

 
A SAMPLING OF BLACK HISTORY BOOKS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN (Click on Images to Enlarge)
For 64 Books Listed Click on Link - WILMA MORRISON LIBRARY BOOKS (Check List Here)

SAMPLING OF CHILDRENS' BOOKS


BLACK HISTORY ART - On Display


 
CHILDREN AT SCHOOL IMAGES - On Display

Students of King Street School in Amherstburg, Ontario with their teacher, J.H. Alexander [ca. 1890s]

Photo: Archives of Ontario

 

Photo: Archives of Ontario


SAMPLING OF CAREER POSITIONS

RAILWAY PORTER BARBER MILITARY
 
STARS OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES


FERGUSON JENKINS ANCESTRY & FRIENDS

Josiah Hensen

 

Certificate Honouring

 Josiah  Hensen

 
 
     

HISTORY OF THE

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

BLACK ACES CABINET

BLACK PLAYERS WITH 20 GAME WINNING GAMES

 

Fergie's Mother - Dolores was blind and would listen on the radio when he pitched for the Chicago Cubs , now on display in the Black History Museum

 

In 2011 Fergie Jenkins was honored on a Canadian Stamp for Black History Month...and across the country tour was held ....from sea to sea ...46 events, 23 cities were visited and 9 provinces !

 

The Fergie Jenkins Foundation Black History Museum /67 Commerce Place, Unit 3 St. Catharines , ON L2R 6P7

Phone: (906) 688-9418 /  Email: fergiejenkinsfoundation@gmail.com

Black History Museum is a member of the Ontario Museum Association

Member # 0909166

 
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