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Women

This selection of approximately 200 images provides a sample of the collections related to the status of women between the years 1840 and 1945. It documents the redefining of a woman's place and role in Canadian society.

Profile:

  • Domestic life and traditional roles;
  • Images of various work environments (homes, industries, hospitals, schools, etc.), including religious communities;
  • Education, leisure and social involvement;
  • Prominent figures and struggles to promote temperance (towards alcohol), achieve legal status, etc.

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Corset, "Le Merveillex" model (M969.25.5)

Corset, "Le Merveillex" model
1900-1905, 20th century
M969.25.5

Women starching collars and cuffs, M. T. S., QC, about 1901 (MP-1985.31.181)

Photograph
Women starching collars and cuffs, M. T. S., QC, about 1901
N. M. Hinshelwood
About 1901, 19th century or 20th century
MP-1985.31.181

Montreal Diet Dispensary kitchen, Montreal, QC, 1907 (II-168198)

Photograph
Montreal Diet Dispensary kitchen, Montreal, QC, 1907
Wm. Notman & Son
1908, 20th century
II-168198