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Motions I Had to Reject
Notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley concerning provincial government orders sent to councils for endorsement. The focus was on communists in communities, Cuffe Hawley states "It was to the effect that anyone known to be a ...
The General Motors Row - notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley
This is a type written account of "The General Motors Row" by Estelle Cuffe Hawley. She makes note that "at the end of my first year in council, at a finance committee meeting, it was recorded that General Motors had ...
A Triumph - notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley
Notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley titled "A Triumph", 1938. She describes a party for retiring Mayor Wright and how she is kindly escorted by Alderman Beatty to the bar. She describes the initial issues between Beatty and ...
Campaign Fund Letter
A campaign letter sent by Estelle Cuffe Hawley concerning campaign contributions. She starts the letter with summation of her experience and accomplishments as an alderman and teacher and near the end of the letter she ...
Notes from year 1918
Handwritten notes from Estelle Cuffe Hawley about her time near Toronto as a teacher and then Principal of a small five room schoolhouse. She appreciated being close to her home town of Peterborough and she remarks that ...
Article - "Peace That Passeth Understanding
An article written by Estelle B. Cuffe in late 1918, following the war. She writes about "Peace on the Battlefield", "Our Boys Reprieved" and "The Men Who Shirked". Estelle concludes her article with the following "But, ...
Speech "Our Democratic Responsibility"
A speech titled "Our Democratic Responsibility" by Estelle Cuffe Hawley. Within the speech, Cuffe Hawley mentions "...we must face the fact that only by political action can our desires for society become realities; we ...
Speech "If I am elected as mayor..."
A brief speech by Estelle Cuffe Hawley at the time of the mayoralty race in the early 1940s.
Poem - The Voice of Women
A poem from a collection of works by Estelle Cuffe Hawley. This poem is titled "The Voice of Women" and begins "December eighth, nineteen sixty-one here at Tarleton Trees new snow nestles in the foliage of cedars; has ...
"My Favourite Pioneer Family" - Orillia Historical Society
A presentation for the Orillia Historical Society by Estelle Cuffe Hawley about her "two pioneer families, the Dropes and the Cuffes". A genealogy presentation that starts with Thomas Drope leaving Ireland in 1825 with ...