The Young Women's Christian Association of Canada, 1870-1920: 'A Movement to Meet the Spiritual, Civic and National Need'

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The Young Women's Christian Association of Canada, 1870-1920: 'A Movement to Meet the Spiritual, Civic and National Need'
Abstract
The YWCA Began in Montreal in 1874 and in Quebec City in 1875. Organized by urban middle-class Protestant evangelical church members, the YWCAs were meant to aid the growing number of young immigrant women from the British Isles and Europe maintain moral standards.
Type
PhD dissertation
University
Carleton University
Place
Ottawa, ON
Date
1987
Language
en
Citation
Pedersen, Diana L. “The Young Women’s Christian Association of Canada, 1870-1920: ‘A Movement to Meet the Spiritual, Civic and National Need.’” PhD dissertation, Carleton University, 1987.
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