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Nellie mcclung from the national archives of canada ( ) nellie mcclung, (october 20, 1873 - september 1, 1951) was a canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. A group of alberta women—emily murphy, henrietta muir edwards, louise mckinney, irene parlby and nellie mcclung—worked together to try to improve attitudes towards and conditions for women and to change the interpretation of the canadian constitution to ensure women could participate in all aspects of public life. Nellie letitia mcclung all fueled her desire to improve the rights of canadian the heather : the life and times of nellie mcclung. Marcia mcclung is in winnipeg to celebrate the centennial of some women getting the right to vote — a turning point her grandmother, nellie mcclung.
Nellie letitia mcclung (born helen letitia mooney 20 october 1873 – 1 september 1951), was a canadian feminist, politician, author, and social activistshe was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in western canada in the early 1900s. Some precedent setting positions nellie mcclung attained were: delegate to the women's war conference in ottawa, 1918 sole woman delegate of the methodist church of canada to the eucumenical conference in london, england, 1921 only woman member of the canadian delegation to the league of nations, geneva, switzerland, 1938 and.
First-wave feminist, activist, and social reformer, nellie mcclung ranked as one of the most popular canadian authors and among the liveliest critics of canada's male-dominated society well ahead of her time, mcclung was known as a writer who dared to discuss taboo topics, and for her inimitable humour, which rivals that of stephen.
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