Merry House calling on former textile workers
The Textile industry played an integral part of Magog's development in the 20th century and its history will be featured at the first temporary exhibit presented at La Maison Merry in 2018.
Those responsible for this future exhibition are appealing to former textile workers who laboured in one of the industry’s Magog factories.
In particular, the committee is looking for photographs, films, or period objects, as well as the testimonies of these working class workers.
Through this exhibition, organizers want to give voice to these pioneers through their memories of work, social life or their daily lives.
Those interested in participating can contact Geneviève Dorion-bélisle (Exhibitions, Educational Action and Events at Merry House) at 819- 2017-0727 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To be presented over two years, the exhibition will address the themes of working conditions, strike movements, and trade unionism, among others.
Owned by the Town of Magog, the Merry House is a place of collective memory and will open its doors to the public in 2018. It will have a mandate to present various exhibitions and activities relevant to Magog’s history.