Political Equality League Article – April 24, 1914

april_24_1914.pdf

Digital Resources on Manitoba History - Manitobia.ca , The Voice

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People must know the past to understand the present

People must know the past to understand the present, and to face the future.

Nellie McClung

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/05/0509/050951/05095101_e.html

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Pattern of life

In Canada we are developing a pattern of life and I know something about one block of that pattern… I helped make it.

Nellie McClung, 1915

Source: In Times Like These - Page xx by Nellie McClung 1915 - 1972 edition also http://www.edukits.ca/famous/readings_mcclung.html

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(P) The Person’s Case: Decision of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (October 18, 1929)

Decision of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (October 18, 1929): “…their Lordships have come to the conclusion… the question must be answered in the affirmative and that women are eligible to be summoned to and become members of the Senate of Canada….”

decision_of_the_lords_of_the_judicial_committee_of_the_privy_council_october_18_1929.pdf

With permission from National Archives of Canada

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Newspaper Ad Featuring Nellie McClung Lecture at Massey Hall (1919)

Newspaper Ad Featuring Nellie McClung Lecture at Massey Hall (1919)

 

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Never retract

Never retract, never explain, never apologize – get the thing done and let them howl!

Nellie McClung, 1915

Source: Nellie McClung. In Times Like These. p.vii introduction by Veronica Strong-Boag, ‘As a campaigner whose slogan was, 'Never retract, never explain, never apologize -get the thing done and let them howl', she became the foremost practitioner of sexual confrontation. Also http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/dates/persons/case ; Jowett, Benjamin an eighteenth century English scholar -1817-93, had used a similar expression.

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Nellie McClung’s Final Resting Place

Photo and description from page 15 of the "Souvenir Photo Summary of the Colored Dramatique Presentation 'Recalled to Life'" As Presented by M.J.G. McMullen

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Nellie McClung’s Brother, William Mooney

Photo and description from page 11 of the "Souvenir Photo Summary of the Colored Dramatique Presesentation 'Recalled to Life'" As Presented by M.J.G. McMullen

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