Download Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader by Cheryl MacDonald PDF

By Cheryl MacDonald

Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, lifelong crusader for the popularity of the family sciences (cooking, stitching, childcare and housekeeping) and an early proponent of domestic economics in Canada, was once one among the unconventional new lady of the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. She helped flip the Canadian YWCA right into a nationwide association. She based the Women's Institute, assisted within the founding of the Victorian Order of Nurses and represented Canada on quite a few foreign Councils of ladies, in addition to developing the 1st tuition for the educational of household technology lecturers in Canada and placing jointly the 1st Canadian household technology textbook, popularly often called the Little purple Book.< p>

Show description

Read Online or Download Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader PDF

Best specific groups books

Diary of an S&M Romance

"Diary of an S&M Romance" is the real tale of a tender widow reclaiming her lifestyles in a red-hot global of kinky intercourse. She's a feminist doing issues that many feminists may examine beastly, and loving each moment of it. In "Diary of an S&M Romance", Dollie Llama explores the advanced connections among romantic sweetness and livid, nasty intercourse.

Genteel Pagan: The Double Life of Charles Warren Stoddard

A biography of a gay author by way of a homosexual literary historian, this publication deals not just the 1st released lifetime of Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909), but in addition a wealth of recent fabric at the formation of gender roles in past due nineteenth-century the USA.

Discovering My Autism: Apologia Pro Vita Sua (With Apologies to Cardinal Newman)

This article presents an account of Edgar Schneider, a high-functioning autistic, with recognition deficit sickness (ADD), who was once misdiagnosed as a schizophrenic within the overdue Nineteen Seventies. in spite of the fact that, sixteen years later, after the opportunity studying of a piece of writing on autistic savants Schneider was once alerted to the chance that he were wrongly clinically determined.

Green retreats: women, gardens and eighteenth-century culture

Eco-friendly Retreats provides a full of life and fantastically illustrated account of eighteenth-century ladies of their gardens, within the context of the bigger background in their retirement from the realm – no matter if willed or enforced – and in their engagement with the literature of gardening. starting with a survey of cultural representations of the girl within the backyard, Stephen Bending is going directly to inform the tales, via their letters, diaries and journals, of a few impressive eighteenth-century girls together with Elizabeth Montagu and the Bluestocking circle, the gardening neighbours girl Caroline Holland and woman Mary Coke, and Henrietta Knight, woman Luxborough, popular for her scandalous withdrawal from the social global.

Additional info for Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader

Example text

Lady Aberdeen had attended various sessions at the Columbian Exposition. A dedicated, outspoken reformer, as well as a noted philanthropist, she impressed most of the women who heard her, and following the Congress of Women, her name was put forward as a candidate for new president of the International Council of Women. By this time, Lady Aberdeen had returned to England, and, in fact, was unaware of the nomination. The executive of the International Council had decided that, since the next meeting was scheduled for London, a British woman should serve as president.

But there was always some sense that, in carrying out their reforms, the women were engaged in something daring, although this changed slowly as more and more women were drawn to public action. For Adelaide, one of the first major projects was the nationalization of the YWCA. She started this project immediately after her Chicago visit. Upon my return home I wrote to every city and town in Canada. When there were already established associations, I asked them for their views, etc. Where I did not know of any existing, I wrote the Mayor of the place asking for the information and if he would kindly place the letter in the hands of some responsible Christian woman who would assist me in my efforts to secure information.

George P&pps presided in her place, and her first item of business was to read Mary Holden's letter of resignation. The letter was brief, and the reason for it was soon made clear. Mrs. Holden had signed a memo on prison reform on behalf of the Local Council and instructed Bertha Savage, the corresponding secretary to mail it. However, as Mrs. Papps "indignantly"9 pointed out, few of the Local Council members had heard the details of the issue, which had only-90-Feen discussed in Ottawa. The fact that Bertha Savage was not asked to resign indicates she probably informed Adelaide and the Local Council executive of Mrs.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.60 of 5 – based on 22 votes