Monthly Archives: December 2015

The YWCA: Creating a Moral Landscape on the Prairie

Prairie YWCAs were inclined to support the more conservative view of Christian salvation… However, the reality of supporting the needs of so many required pragmatic policies of action that later served as a template for larger urban counterparts after the onset of the Great Depression. Continue reading

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Quilting for a Cause: Rural Women’s Voluntarism in the First World War

The quilting bee continued to be a mainstay in many Canadian communities during WWI. Continue reading

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History Matters: Reflections on the Historians Against Slavery Conference

To truly put history to work . . . it should also involve engaging and collaborating with change makers outside of the academy and on the ground. Continue reading

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