By Cheryl MacDonald
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, lifelong crusader for the popularity of the household sciences (cooking, stitching, childcare and home tasks) and an early proponent of domestic economics in Canada, was once one of the unconventional new girl of the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. She helped flip the Canadian YWCA right into a nationwide association. She based the Women’s Institute, assisted within the founding of the Victorian Order of Nurses and represented Canada on a variety of overseas Councils of ladies, in addition to developing the 1st institution for the learning of family technological know-how lecturers in Canada and placing jointly the 1st Canadian household technological know-how textbook, popularly often called the Little crimson Book.
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Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader by Cheryl MacDonald