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"Summer well-spent reading shipwrecked book collection", Eat at Our House, September 1989
Publication:
St. Marys Journal Argus, Sept 1989


Description
Creator:
Dorothy Eedy, Artist
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Description:
An article written by local columnist Dorothy Mae Eedy titled "Summer well-spent reading shipwrecked book collection". Eedy discusses her home library. She lists the classics she owns such as Dickens, R.L. Stevenson, Agatha Christie and Sir Walter Scott. She explains that these books were given to her husband by his aunt Elizabeth Wilson. The book collection was shipwrecked in the Yangtze River in China but survived and were brought back to Canada.

Eedy also describes a book she recently read which contained interviews of English and German war wives. The interviews were conducted by Colin and Eileen Townsend. She expresses the bravery of the women who lived through WWII and how they worked hard to provide for their families through great hardship.

Recipes included in the article: "Island-Style Ham and Sweet Potatoes".

*This article is one in a series titled "Eat at Our House" available on Picture St. Marys. For more information on Dorothy Eedy see "Other Web sites/External links" under the main image.
Notes:
Condition: Very good - Text is legible. Minor discolouration of newsprint paper. Tear in paper along lower edge (length: 3.2cm, width: 0.8cm).
Place of Publication:
St. Marys, ON
Edition:
September 1989
Date of Original:
Sept 1989
Dimensions:
Width: 21.6 cm
Height: 27.4 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 16cm
Image Height: 26.5cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Eedy, Dorothy Mae ; Townsend, Colin ; Townsend, Eileen ; Wilson, Elizabeth.
Local identifier:
DE_September1989
Collection:
Dorothy Eedy - Eat At Our House
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.25009
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Donor:
R. Lorne Eedy
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Eedy, Dorothy. "'Summer well-spent reading shipwrecked book collection', Eat at Our House, September 1989", St. Marys Museum, DE_September1989.
Location of Original:
R. Lorne Eedy Archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal research or study; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction. High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
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"Summer well-spent reading shipwrecked book collection", Eat at Our House, September 1989
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"Summer well-spent reading shipwrecked book collection", Eat at Our House, September 1989


An article written by local columnist Dorothy Mae Eedy titled "Summer well-spent reading shipwrecked book collection". Eedy discusses her home library. She lists the classics she owns such as Dickens, R.L. Stevenson, Agatha Christie and Sir Walter Scott. She explains that these books were given to her husband by his aunt Elizabeth Wilson. The book collection was shipwrecked in the Yangtze River in China but survived and were brought back to Canada.

Eedy also describes a book she recently read which contained interviews of English and German war wives. The interviews were conducted by Colin and Eileen Townsend. She expresses the bravery of the women who lived through WWII and how they worked hard to provide for their families through great hardship.

Recipes included in the article: "Island-Style Ham and Sweet Potatoes".

*This article is one in a series titled "Eat at Our House" available on Picture St. Marys. For more information on Dorothy Eedy see "Other Web sites/External links" under the main image.