Click here to access a free PDF of “It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in WW1” or order a hard copy for your classroom.
Click on any link below to access a summary of the Cafe, speaker biographies, and suggestions for further reading. You’ll also find curriculum suggestions for grades 1-12 (including Historical Thinking Concepts and Critical Thinking Challenges), written by Rose Fine-Meyer and Kate Zankowicz.
- Emily Beliveau, “Women’s Work and Child’s Play: Women and Children at the CNE, 1879-present” (May 12, 2011)
- Cecilia Morgan, “Among the Six Nations: Celia B. File and the politics of memory, history, and home in southern Ontario” (October 27, 2011)
- Adrienne Shadd, “Searching for Heroines: Black Women and Community in 19th Century Hamilton-Wentworth” (January 31, 2012)
- Ontario Women’s History Network’s Annual Conference and General Meeting (no HerstoriesCafe for April 2013)
- Dorothy Duncan, “You feed your pigs and cattle more scientifically than you feed your families: the history of Women’s Institutes” (June 6, 2013)
- Additional talks soon to be added here
- Documentary: The Life of Mary Coyne Rowell Jackman: A Person in Her Own Right (1904-1994) (documentary film and teaching resources) (April, 2018)