The following list may serve as a starting point for those seeking biographical information about black history in Kingston/Frontenac. See also the Black History in Kingston flyer (2-page pdf document) which can be viewed, downloaded or printed on legal-sized paper.
Elder, James and Maria (1830s-1850s), early Kingston business owners
- "The Oregon Saloon," Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online
- "James and Maria Elder Operated Successful Business," by Rick Neilson, Kingston Whig-Standard, 11 February 1998.
Gutches, Joseph (c1763-1842), a slave in early Kingston
- "Slavery in Kingston: The Story of Joseph Gutches," Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online
- Obituary for Joseph Gutches, Upper Canada Herald, 8 November 1842, page 2, column 1, online
Johnson, William (1799-1881) and his son James B. Johnson, barber and hairdressing business
- "William Johnson: His Home" and "His Business," Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online
- photo and brief biography of James B. Johnson in the book Early Photography in Kingston : From the Daguerreotype to the Postcard, by Jennifer McKendry (2013 edition), page 86.
Mink, George (c1809-1873), livery stable operator and businessman
- Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online: Part 1: The Queen's Inn, Part 2: Telegraph House, Part 3: [Camino partnership], Part 4: Stage House.
- "George Mink: A Black Businessman in Early Kingston," by Rick Neilson. Historic Kingston, vol. 46, 1998, pp. 111-129.
O'Ree, Willie Eldon (1935-present), first black player in NHL, played for the Kingston Frontenacs 1959-1960
- "Willie O'Ree," by Jeremy Freeborn, The Canadian Encyclopedia, online.
- "O'Ree Recalls His Time in City," by Mike Koreen, Kingston Whig-Standard, 31 December 2008.
- Kingston Frontenacs 1959-1960 Team Picture, in Queen's University Archives. View the descriptive record.
Pierce, Alfie (1874-1951), attached to Queen's University athletics
- "The Story of Alfie Pierce," Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online.
- "Alfie’s: What’s in a Name?" by Florence Li and Matthew Trevisan, Queen's Journal, online, November 17, 2006.
- "Pierce, Alfie (1874-1951), Queen's Encyclopedia online.
Powell, Harriet (c1815-1859), an escaped slave who settled in Kingston
- "Henry Kelly and Harriet Powell," Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online.
- "The Rescue of Harriet Powell," Syracuse and the Underground Railroad, online exhibit from Syracuse University Library.
- "Fair Fugitive: The Life and Legacy of Harriet Powel," by Joanne Stanbridge. Historic Kingston, Volume 61, 2013.
Sinclair, Eon (1981-present), founded the band Bedouin Soundclash while in Kingston
- "Bedouin Soundclash." Wikipedia article online. [accessed 26 January 2016].
- "Home Sweet Home : Bedouin Soundclash Come Back to Their Old Haunts" by Ashleigh Ryan, Queen's Journal online, March 19, 2010.
Sutherland, Robert (c1831-1878), Queen's graduate and benefactor, lawyer
- "The First Black Student at Queen's College," Stones: Black History Walking Tour, online.
- "Now is the Time to Honour Robert Sutherland," by Greg Frankson. Kingston Whig-Standard, January 31st, 2009.
- "How a Black Man Saved Queen's University," by Anthony Morgan. Huffington Post, 2 January 2013.
- "Sutherland, Robert (c1830-1878)," Queen's Encyclopedia, online.
- "Robert Sutherland: Queen's First Black Student," by A.R. Hazelgrove, Historic Kingston, vol 22, pp. 64-69.