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Alice Emelia Ilsley (Accession No. 2000.011-ILS)

Alice Emelia IlsleyAlice Emilia Ilsley was born in Halls Harbour, Kings County, NS, on 1 April 1893. She and her family worked on the Bay View Farm.

Her diary was created in 1906 and covers 18-months of farm and family activities, such as school, travels within the region, events at the Advent Church, and life on the Farm including the number of eggs collected each day, haying, berry collecting, and molasses candy making. Also includes information on family, friends, and funerals.

Original records are held at and available through the Esther Clark Wright Archives.



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