Article: “Nellie Was a Lady”

“Nellie was a lady,” published in The Observer, October 1973 (download)

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Famous Five Monument Creation

Janice Filmon (Past Chair of the Board of Directors for The Nellie McClung Foundation) with her family, seeing the progress of The Famous Five Monument now standing in the Legislative grounds of Manitoba.

Letter from Shirley Stephens Begg on the progress of the monument.

 

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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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Nellie McClung announcement on a performance following the success of her first book “Sowing Seeds of Danny”

A poster produced to promote Nellie McClung as a speaker following the successes of her first book “Sowing Seeds in Danny”.

 

Photo from the McClung Papers

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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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