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1) 1045.PC3_IN3/4
25 min.; Sound; Color
2) 1045.0003_VHS
VHS; Sound; Color
3) 1045.0003_DVD
DVD; Sound; Color
Working Women of Waldo County: Our Heritage
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Identifier
1045.0003
Can Descriptions
NHF cataloguer's notes, 11/94: History of women's work. Basketmaking from colonial times, spinning and weaving, use of herbs, animal tending, teaching school. Redaings from women's diaries in 18th and 19th centuries. Some scenes are same as in 'Her Story.' Woman preparing fish, telling about her ancestors. Another woman tells about her mother tending farm while raising 15 children after husband dies of tuberculosis. Women with large families that have to work out of the home discuss their lives. Women quilting. Women discuss working at a young age [poor sound for 1-2 minutes here]. Low wages for women. Women dying young in colonial times. Woman making fishing net.
Filmmaker
Karen Saum
Subject(s)
Women, Family
Place(s)
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