II-129833 | First Year Science, McGill College, Montreal, QC, 1899

 
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First Year Science, McGill College, Montreal, QC, 1899
Wm. Notman & Son
1899, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
II-129833
© McCord Museum
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The segregation of men and women at McGill can be seen clearly in this photograph of students enrolled in the first year of the science program in 1899. However, the first breaches had already been opened. In 1892, Carrie Derick was hired as a lecturer in the Botany Department of the university; she became an assistant professor in 1904.