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Interview Excerpts from Elsie Dean

The following is an excerpt from the interview I did with Elsie Dean, a community and peace movement activist (and sometime Communist Party loyalist) in Vancouver, British Columbia, in which she talks a bit about her activities in the 1940s … Continue reading

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Elsie Dean

Elsie Dean was born in 1924 into a poor white family in northern Saskatchewan, where she lived on a subsistence farm with her parents and seven siblings. Her mother was staunchly political and fought without shame for relief payments for … Continue reading

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