Documentation (consisting of photographs, stories, songs, registers, and publications) related to the traditional trades of men in pre-industrial Quebec villages:

Men's Trades

Annotated publications (consisting of the Gazette des campagnes and the Journal de l'Instruction publique) which put into context the traditional trades of women in pre-industrial Quebec villages:

Women's Trades


The Canadian Museum of Civilization is pleased to offer you a selection of unique objects, photographs, songs and, manuscripts from our collections. If you wish to expand your research based on criteria not provided within the framework of this project, or would like to view other parts of the collection, we invite you to visit our on-line catalogues:


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