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And we knew how to dance

Author: Maureen Judge; Silva Basmajian; Maurizio Belli; Aaron Davis; National Film Board of Canada. Ontario Centre.
Publisher: [Toronto] : National Film Board of Canada, Ontario Centre, 1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve Canadian women recall their entry into what had formerly been the "man's world" of munitions factories and farm labour during the manpower shortages of World War I. The video suggests that the 40,000 women who went to work, with no daycare or special accommodations, helped to lead the way to such momentous post-war social changes as voting rights and expanded employment opportunities.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Judge; Silva Basmajian; Maurizio Belli; Aaron Davis; National Film Board of Canada. Ontario Centre.
OCLC Number: 31919137
Notes: Subtitle on container: Women in World War 1.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
"113C 9193 075."
Credits: Cinematography, Maurizio Belli ; music by Aaron Davis ; traditional songs performed by the Holly Cole Trio.
Performer(s): Traditional songs performed by the Holly Cole Trio.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Women in World War 1.
Responsibility: directed and researched by Maureen Judge ; produced by Silva Basmajian.

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Twelve Canadian women recall their entry into what had formerly been the "man's world" of munitions factories and farm labour during the manpower shortages of World War I. The video suggests that the 40,000 women who went to work, with no daycare or special accommodations, helped to lead the way to such momentous post-war social changes as voting rights and expanded employment opportunities.

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