Wives of French Farmers
A Memoir from the Early 20th Century
An Overview of our Story
These women had to adapt in order to manage both a farm and a family. Performing both of these tasks was very difficult for women, but overall revealed their strength. This triggered the creation of women's rights. Even after the war, women faced many struggles, whether it be the roller coaster called economy, or the Klu Klux Klan. Overall, all of these hardships proved that women deserve their rights and freedoms.
Tried, Tested, Transformed
Click here to see a scrapbook containing the challenges us women went through that would eventually change our roles in society forever.
Click here to explore this period in Canadian history. In this part of the scrapbook you will discover that while the twenties may have been roaring for others, it was a real horror story for us farmers.
Click here to see the last portion of my scrapbook. In this chapter, witness from our point of view how we enjoyed our newly-discovered identities, only to have to return to poverty due to a stock market crash.