51 Tag Results for women

Feminists on the homefront

Post-war women went to work. They won the vote. Then they lost their way. By Charlotte Gray

Victory in the Kitchen

How homemakers in the twin cities of Fort William and Port Arthur coped with Canada-wide food control regulations imposed in 1917.

Fitzsimonds Brothers

Stephen Fitzsimmons was the fourth of five children, but was the first to join the army.

Herbert Gardiner

Despite many plane crashes, Herbert Gardiner survived the Great War.

George Brockie Bannerman

As a stretcher-bearer, he certainly witnessed much human suffering. But it was the animals' pain that haunted him for years after the war.

John Cyril Bailey

"It got in deep water, where it would have drowned, had not Sergt. Bailey...swum to it and...succeeded in cutting it loose, thus saving it's life.”

Thomas Sanderson Balmer

Thomas Sanderson Balmer was among the first cohort of Canadians to enlist in the Great War.

Gilbert Ryckman

Pte. Ryckman was shot in the thigh while fighting... but as horrible as it may have been to be wounded, he gained a wife and eight children from it.

William "Bud" Downes

Legend had it that when the statue of the Virgin Mary fell, war would end.

A.J. Clarke

Sgt. A. J. Clarke stands between the words “Canadian” and “Pacific” on the car.

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