Nellie McClung

Standard Name: McClung, Nellie

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Pauline Johnson
During a tour of Manitoba, PJ met Canadian suffragist Nellie McClung , and they became close friends.
Gerson, Carole, and Veronica Strong-Boag. Paddling Her Own Canoe: The Times and Texts of E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake). University of Toronto Press, 2000.
16, 66
Keller, Betty. Pauline: A Biography of Pauline Johnson. Douglas and McIntyre, 1981.
90
Friends, Associates L. M. Montgomery
LMM met novelist and suffragist Nellie McClung , but thought her rather lacking in subtlety.
Gillen, Mollie. The Wheel of Things. Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1975.
136
Friends, Associates Emmeline Pankhurst
EP developed important ties in Canada. Her personal influence was acknowledged by every one of the famous five (Emily Murphy , Henrietta Muir Edwards , Louise McKinney , Irene Parlby , and Nellie McClung

Timeline

19 April 1916
The province of Alberta in Canada granted women the vote with the passing of the Equal Suffrage Bill, two years before all Canadian women gained the right to vote in federal elections (24 May 1918).
14 May 1920
Time and Tide began publication, offering a feminist approach to literature, politics, and the arts: Naomi Mitchison called it the first avowedly feminist literary journal with any class, in some ways ahead of its time.
Mitchison, Naomi. You May Well Ask: A Memoir 1920-1940. Gollancz, 1979.
168
18 October 1929
The Judicial Committee of the Imperial Privy Council ruled in the Persons Case that women were eligible to sit in the Canadian Senate .