Matching Articles"Women And Work" (Total 6)

  • about the men and women, such as Naomi Gregory, who came from Newfoundland outports to St. John's to work in domestic service in upper class homes.
  • The majority of women in Newfoundland by the early 1800s were residents who prosecuted the family-based fishery.
  • The role of women in the Newfoundland and Labrador inshore fishery has expanded greatly since the 19th century.
  • The growth of land-based industries helped alter the traditional role of some women in Newfoundland and Labrador society.
  • Much of our knowledge of daily life in outport Newfoundland in the late 18th and early 19th century comes from the pens of visitors. They were typically missionaries, explorers, naturalists, and geologists whose work brought them to outlying communities not often visited by outsiders or even the local government.
  • Considerable uncertainty surrounds our understanding of daily life in Newfoundland during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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