Breaking the Silence: British Home Children in Canada

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Breaking the Silence: British Home Children in Canada

Postby Carolyn Ryder » Sat Sep 13, 2014 12:09 pm

Learn about the 118,000 British Home Children who were sent to Canada between 1869 and 1939, often working as indentured farm workers and domestics. Karen Mahoney, Director of the British Home Children Advocacy and Research Association and author Sandra Joyce bring us the stories of this important part of our history, highlighting those stories from western Canada. Chinook Country Historical Society in partnership with Calgary Public Library is pleased to present this special program on a sometimes little known part of our history.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Central Library
616 Macleod Tr. S.E.

Free program, no registration required.

For more programs, check out Chinook Country Historical Society [url] http://www.chinookcountry.org/CCHS%2020 ... rogram.pdf
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Calgary Public Library is also offering a special World War I Remembered series of programs http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/Media/Programs/August-2014-Adult-fall-program-guide.pdf (pp. 37-39 History & Heritage)
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