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Patricia Skidmore

Photo: Jack Weyler Photo 2017
E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
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c/o Writers' Union of Canada


Marjorie Too Afraid To Cry. Dundurn Press, 2012
Marjorie Her War Years. Dundurn Press, 2018
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Presentation Description

British Child Migration to Canada. I have many visual aides including a 15-20 minute slideshow showing my mother Marjorie's 1937 journey as a 10 year old girl - from the Newcastle area of Britian to the Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School near Cowichan Station on Vancouver Island BC, along with many photos and images on posterboards, and I have the suitcase that my Uncle brought to Canada with him as a 9 year old boy as well as the tiny aprons my mother wore when she was placed in service in 1942..

Presentation Length:
1 - 1.5 hours
Canadian history
Audience size:
any size
Northern OAC WITS:
One session:
GST not applicable