By Cheryl MacDonald
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, lifelong crusader for the popularity of the family sciences (cooking, stitching, childcare and housekeeping) and an early proponent of domestic economics in Canada, used to be one in all the unconventional new lady of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. She helped flip the Canadian YWCA right into a nationwide association. She based the Women's Institute, assisted within the founding of the Victorian Order of Nurses and represented Canada on a number of overseas Councils of girls, in addition to developing the 1st college for the learning of household technological know-how lecturers in Canada and placing jointly the 1st Canadian family technology textbook, popularly often called the Little pink Book.< p>
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In a childish scrawl, Edna politely asks for a fair-haired doll, an alley, and a' 'box of colors/'10 It's easy to imagine Adelaide's sister-in-law handing her the note with an amused smile, and to see Adelaide storing it away as a souvenir of her elder daughter's childhood. The ability to care for her family and keep her home running smoothly while she dedicated herself to various causes were but two of Adelaide's many talents. She also possesed considerable charm, and it was this, as much as her wit and intelligence, which made many of those acquainted with her devoted allies.
The executive of the International Council had decided that, since the next meeting was scheduled for London, a British woman should serve as president. Two names were suggested, those of Lady Henry Somerset and Lady Aberdeen. When the votes were counted, twelve members of the executive had voted for Lady Aberdeen, nine for Lady Somerset, and three had abstained. Rachel Avery Foster telegraphed the news. "You have been elected President of the International Council of Women. " A detailed letter explained the function of the Council, and, in response to further inquiries, said the president's chief duty would be to oversee the London Congress.
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Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader by Cheryl MacDonald