Drawing on family correspondence, Jean Barman offers a new interpretation of early settlement across Canada in the stories of two young sisters from Pictou County, Nova Scotia, who took the train west to British Columbia in 1886.
Intro Contents Acknowledgments 1 Sojourning Sisters 2 Pictou County Origins 3 Nova Scotia to British Columbia 4 Sisterhood's Bonds 5 Taking a Chance on Love 6 Domesticating Everyday Life 7 Daughterhood's Obligations 8 Enduring Bonds of Sisterhood 9 Annie on the Frontier 10 Jessie in Charge 11 Sisters Full Circle 12 Reflections Chronology Notes Illustration Credits Index A B C D F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Maps Illustrations.
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.