Category Archives: history

Diaries of August 1920: “More to life than the daily grind”

[D]espite the pressures of harvest, August allowed the Sweetser family time for their favorite summer activities: Chautauqua, picnics, and lake excursions. Continue reading

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OK, I’ll Do it Myself

For the past half century, Caroline Schimmel has collected narratives of women overcoming obstacles in the wilderness. Continue reading

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The Langham Place Feminists and Women Farmers/Farming for Women

The Langham Place group thus challenged dominant conceptualisations of respectable femininity for rural womenthroughout the second half of the nineteenth-century Continue reading

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