Small History Nova Scotia shares real news drawn directly from the pages of rural and small-town newspapers across the province between 1880 and 1910. In 366 daily entries, this chapbook features more than 300 unique places and communities, charting the seasonal rhythms of labour and leisure, land and sea that shaped the lives of Nova Scotians more than a century ago. Based on the popular Twitter account @smallhistory.
Volume #1 released fall 2019
Volume #2 released fall 2020 (blue cover)
- 54 black & white pages
- Colour cardstock cover, stapled spine
- 12 illustrations
- 8.5″ x 5.5″
Small History is a Twitter account that posts real daily news c.1880–1910 from rural & small-town Nova Scotia, as it was reported by local newspapers. Not on Twitter but want to follow along? Check out this page for new posts every day.