Item consists of an audio recording of three speeches given by Edgar Wardwell McInnis delivered in his capacity as university orator: one delivered to Dr. Murray Ross, upon his installation as President on January 24, 1961, the second a convocation speech from June 3, 1964 and finally a toast delivered to honourary graduates of York University delivered on June 1, 1966. It appears these were recited by McInnis in one sitting to record the speeches for posterity.
Recording consists of interview in which Jean Augustine discusses why she donated her collection to the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collection; the history and story behind the political button collection; and specific stories about a selection of political and campaign buttons around the themes of Multiculturalism, Status of Women, the Black/African Caribbean community in Toronto and Canada, Social activism (anti-apartheid movement, anti-racism) and political campaigns.
Recording consists of an interview with Jean Augustine in which she discusses the anti-apartheid buttons "Speak out South Africa will hear you" and "Oppose apartheid racism boycott South African products".
Recording consists of an interview with Jean Augustine in which she discusses the Racist Toronto Sun button and the Black community's concern over the tone of the Toronto Sun newspaper articles in the 1980s.