The Resource "I want to join your club" : letters from rural children, 1900-1920, Norah L. Lewis, editor, (ebook)

"I want to join your club" : letters from rural children, 1900-1920, Norah L. Lewis, editor, (ebook)

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"I want to join your club" : letters from rural children, 1900-1920
Title
"I want to join your club"
Title remainder
letters from rural children, 1900-1920
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Norah L. Lewis, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 educational opportunities, restricted social life and heavy responsibilities, but also of satisfaction over skills mastered and work performed. Though often hard, children's lives reflected a hopeful and expanding future, and their letters recount their skills and determination as well as family lore and community histories. Children both make and participate in history, but until recently their role has been largely ignored. In "I Want to Join Your Club," Lewis provides direct evidence that children's lives, like adults', have both continuity and change and form part of the warp and woof of the social fabric
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
305.230971
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Life writing series
Series volume
2
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  • Rural children
  • Electronic books
  • Canada
Target audience
adult
Label
"I want to join your club" : letters from rural children, 1900-1920, Norah L. Lewis, editor, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554587308
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147648
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147648
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MWT12147648
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
"I want to join your club" : letters from rural children, 1900-1920, Norah L. Lewis, editor, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554587308
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147648
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147648
System control number
MWT12147648
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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