Letter for CWA branch to be formed in Cherbourg April 2 1964

1964 — A Cherbourg branch of the Country Women’s Association (CWA) forms.

The old CWA Hall has recently been moved and renovated and is now part of the Cherbourg Historical Precinct. The Yidding Artists group occupy the building where it is used as a studio and gallery space.


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