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Diaries Uncover the Daily Lives of Rural Families | The Brown Homestead


September 19, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Brown Homestead
1317 Pelham Road, St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R 6P7, Niagara
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Thurs, Sept 19 – Speaker: Diaries Uncover the Daily Lives of Rural Families with Dr. Catharine Wilson, 7 – 8 p.m.

Join Cathy as she tours the Rural Diary Archive and invites you to explore old farm diaries (1830-1930), the nature of diary writing, and the value of diaries for your historical research.

Catharine Wilson is University Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Guelph. She is the Founder and Director of the Rural Diary Archive, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Her recent book, “Being Neighbours,” the study of quilting and barn-raising bees, appeared in Fall 2022 published by McGil-Queen’s University Press.

For more details: https://thebrownhomestead.ca/grow-at-the-homestead

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