"I Want to Join Your Club": Letters from Rural Children, 1900-1920

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"I Want to Join Your Club": Letters from Rural Children, 1900-1920 - Lewis, Norah L (Editor)
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"I am a girl, 13 years old, and a proper broncho buster. I can cook and do housework, but I just love to ride." In letters written to the children's pages of newspapers, we hear the clear and authentic voices of real children who lived in rural Canada and Newfoundland between 1900 and 1920. Children tell us about their families, their schools, jobs and communities and the suffering caused by the terrible costs of World War I. We read of shared common experiences of isolation, hard work, few amenities, limited ...

"I Want to Join Your Club": Letters from Rural Children, 1900-1920 1996, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON

ISBN-13: 9780889202603

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