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Daily life and challenges for the various groups involved in the fur trade.

Image 1
Creator: Unknown
Location: York Factory, Manitoba
Copyright Holder: Parks Canada

(PC2) Women's Things

An array of possessions that would typically belong to a woman living on the post: brooches, eye glasses or spectacles, hair comb, tweezers, and a ring.

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Read more about the women of the fur trade - enter 'women,' in the search box to your left.

Check the Beaver Index - e.g., type in 'women,' 'fur trade,' 'wives,' etc.

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