RICHARD, Agnes M.
Title: Threads of Gold : Newfoundland and Labrador Jubilee Guilds Women's Institutes. First Edition in dustjacket
Publisher:  Creative Publishers, St. John's, NF , 1989, ISBN:0920021646
Seller ID: 5523
RICHARD, Agnes M. Threads of Gold : Newfoundland and Labrador Jubilee Guilds Women's Institutes. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 1989.First Edition. Pp i-xii,1-187,(3). Illustrated with 77 b&w photos in the t ext. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The author is a native of Conception Harbour, living in Gander at time of publication. "For the most part, the history of rural women of Newfoundland building a country and a province has been neglected and the colourful story of Jubilee Guilds / Women's Institutes has remained untold."- from the dj. Chapters : 1. Women Committed to Public Issues; 2. The Birth of Jubilee Guilds; 3. Forward in the Fifties; 4. Where Now and Whither Tending; 5. Women's Institutes; 6. A New Adventure; 7. The Vision Is As Bright. Appendix: People and Events (biographical sketches). Other appendices. With a bibliography. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00