Tag Archives: Labour

Private Room in the House – January 1924

To-day my newspaper gives a photograph of the private room set apart in the House of Commons for the use of our eight women members. This places them in a relationship to each other closer than that imposed upon male … Continue reading

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Harvest, Holidays and Labour – Saturday September 1901

A very beautiful day and harvest in full swing. One of our neighbours is cutting his wheat close to us to-day. From our house we have a fairly extensive view of the country and can see plainly the harvest fields … Continue reading

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Our Easier Lot – July 1905

In listening to tales of the youth of our mothers and grandmothers, we are often reminded how much easier has been our lot. We did not have to shear barefooted; we were not asked to rise at five in the … Continue reading

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More on Margaret Shanks’s Life and Family

More on Margaret Shanks’s Life and Family. via More on Margaret Shanks’s Life and Family.

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