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Title Dear editor and friends : letters from rural women of the North-West, 1900-1920 / Norah L. Lewis, editor.
Imprint Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier Press, [1998]

Series Life writing series ; 4.
Life writing series ; 4.
Subject Rural women -- Canada, Western -- Correspondence.
Rural women -- Canada, Northern -- Correspondence.
Women pioneers -- Canada, Western -- Correspondence.
Women pioneers -- Canada, Northern -- Correspondence.
Canada, Western -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Canada, Northern -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Alt Name Lewis, Norah Lillian, 1935-
Description 1 online resource (184 pages).
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 10, 2017).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents T. Lynch: Teachers Wanted in B.C.A Wrathy Spinster: A Spinster Who Knows -- B.C.: Young Wives -- J.W.: A Man among the Amazons -- A Clerk: A Good Place for Women -- Mother -- A Mother -- 1906 Western Teacher: A Western Teacher's Advice -- Young Schoolma'am: A Word for Widowers -- B.A.M.: A Happy Western Teacher -- Poor but Hopeful: On Mining Speculation -- Big Mike: Big Mike Wants a Working Wife -- 1907 Marie -- Meadow Rue -- Imogen: Teaching in the West -- Hazel Eyes: Desires to Help -- Wild Rose: A Brave Woman -- Sunset: Diana of the Pacific
Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- The West Is Calling -- Introduction -- LETTERS FROM RURAL WOMEN OF THE NORTH-WEST, 1900-1920 -- 1899 Icelander -- 1900 Tom Boy -- Pearl -- Alberta Fawn -- Emma Rose -- East Wind -- E.M.T. -- Late Comer -- 1901 Sour Grapes -- 1902 Cowgirl -- 1903 Maid o' the Mist -- A Bereaved Mother -- Nil Desperadum -- 1904 Frank's Mother -- Bluebird -- Still Hopeful -- 1905 Sage-Brush: From a Dry Climate -- Butter and Eggs: Land for Single Women -- B.S.: Room for a Change
Bess: Fond of Horses and Hunting1908 Barrie: Helpful and Amusing -- Cricket of Paradise Valley: Life and Love -- A Marriageable Woman: A Chance for a Bachelor -- Bread Winner: A Sad Story -- 1909 Teresa: An Englishwoman's View -- Lord Ullin's Daughter: The Wife's Dower -- Mere Man: The Dower Question -- Brightness: Pretty and Useful Seat -- Justice of the Peace: The Dower Law -- Mrs. J.A.K.: Baby for Adoption -- Nawitka: A Strong Plea for Women -- A Wife and Mother: The Franchise -- 1910 Addariah: A Vexed Question -- Farmer's Wife (Slave): A Real Grievance
Farmer's Wife: Story of a Maternity NurseOne Who Knows: Why Young People Leave the Farm -- In-the-Depths: Comfort Wanted -- Temperance Worker: Local Option -- Old Maids -- 1911 Settler: Graham Island -- 1912 Tired: Tired's Letter of Thanks -- Christina: A Helpful Letter -- Penelope: Her Heart's Desire -- Flynn Valley: Children Need a Home -- Rosebush: A Prairie Christmas Tree -- Betty: Things Look Black -- Morning Albertan: A Christmas Tree -- 1913 Beacon: Matrimonial Laws in Saskatchewan -- 1914 Sweet Idaho: Children Given Away
Grandmother: Methods in Child RaisingA Mother: Health and Morality -- Worker: What Do You Think? -- Residential Teacher: School Problems -- A Broken-Hearted Wife: A Bacher's Wife -- 1915 Brother Bachelor: A Voice from Vancouver -- Hope: Women Need to Get Out -- Francis Marion Beynon: Who'll Help This Baby? -- F.M.B.: Many Homes for Baby -- A Homesteader's Wife: Four Lean Years in Five -- Aloha Twin: Valuable Fur -- An English Soldier's Wife -- 1916 Farmer: A Pitiful Heart -- Evangeline: When a Man Enlists -- Determination: Can't Alter Circumstances
ISBN 9780889207325 (electronic bk.)
0889207321 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 923766191

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