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Re: Back to square one..........I really need a bit of help

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Posted by Kelly Timlin on November 04, 2003 at 15:20:20:

In Reply to: Re: PDK cancel that I've found them Thank you!!! posted by Kelly Timlin on November 04, 2003 at 15:13:39:

I'm telling the story of my G.G.Grandmother from Knockfarnaught born 1788 left for Canada in 1848 and died here in 1877. I have no understanding as to how people with no jobs, no income and living a distance from a shopping sized community could cloth themselves and their many children.

I don't want to make it simplistic and romantic but I don't want to make it a pathetic nightmare either. I know they were a proud people,they've passed that on......and I want to do her story as truthfully as I can.

I cannot access information about what's inside the museum only information about the museum itself. I truely would appreciate it if anyone has any idea of how they managed the clothing issue so I have something to build on.

Even a book where I could find that sort of social history would be a blessing here.

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