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Women Bee-ing Neighbours

Barn raisings, quilting “bees” and other reciprocal work take us into the heart of neighbourhood, a defining part of rural life. Continue reading

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Sources in Rural Women’s History, Part IV: These Hands Crafted Fine Things: Material Culture in Rural Women’s History

In honor of the upcoming thirty-fifth anniversary of Joan M. Jensen’s publication of her landmark collection of primary documents,With These Hands:  Women Working on the Land (1981), the Rural Women’s Studies Association sponsored a roundtable highlighting innovative uses of primary … Continue reading

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