Photograph of a housekeeping class.

Housekeeping school

In Québec, housekeeping schools played a key role in the transmission of our culinary heritage. Led by religious communities, the schools prepared women for their roles as wives and mothers.

Classe de cuisine de l’école ménagère de Roberval, ca. 1940
Anonymous photograph
Musée de la civilisation, collection du Séminaire de Québec, PH1986-1455