Aurore!  The Mystery of the Martyred Child

Historical Contexts

This section of the site features short explanatory essays prepared by the creators of the site. These texts are designed to help you understand life and social concerns in Quebec at the beginning of the twentieth century. Would you like to know more about the geographical and social contexts in which the Gagnon affair took place? The debates about the French-Canadian family at the time? The history of women in Quebec courts? Or the role of the written press in the 1920s? If so, you've come to the right place!


Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History