Jubilee Guild, The

DESCRIPTION: Canadian McLellan and two other "girls from St John's ... go out to Burnt Islands and start our Jubilee Guild." They have elections, find a place "old felt hats, house slippers we will make."
AUTHOR: Arthur Keeping
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: work clothes
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 66-67, "The Jubilee Guild" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9947
RECORDINGS:
Arthur Keeping, "The Jubilee Guild" (on PeacockCDROM)
NOTES: [According to Peacock,] "The Jubilee Guild is a women's organization in St John's, formed in 1935 as a service club to give instruction in handicrafts, domestic science, home nursing, and so forth, to women of the outports."
Burnt Islands is about 12 miles east of Port aux Basques, at the southwest corner of Newfoundland. - BS
Last updated in version 2.6
File: Pea066

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