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Women's History Month

Mother’s Day marks the opening of Nominations for the Women’s History Month on-line exhibit.

Launched in 2013, the City Archives invites you to submit information about women whose role in Thunder Bay's history should be celebrated on an annual basis.

Please let us know about women whose role in Thunder Bay's history should be celebrated. Contributions to Thunder Bay history should be significant and the facts in the biography must be true and verifiable.

Please send an image of the nominee and a short biography and any sources and further information that outline their contributions to:

City of Thunder Bay Archives  500 Donald St. E., Thunder Bay, ON  P7E 5V3  or  archives@thunderbay.ca

Annually your submission should reach us by July 1 in order to be included/considered for Women's History Month. Any submissions received after July 1 will be included/considered for the following year.

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WOMEN's HISTORY MONTH

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2016 Women's History Month

In 2016, the City of Thunder Bay celebrates the contributions of the following to the City's history through this web exhibit.

Sister Margaret Smith Order of Canada
Mary Riter Hamilton Portrait
Lyn McLeod
Patricia Vervoort
Railstation McVicar Creek

 

2015 Women's History Month.

In 2015, the City of Thunder Bay celebrates the contributions of the following to the City's history through this web exhibit.

Betty Kennedy Portrait
Gertrude Cornish Knight
Charlotte MacGillivray-Amar
Dorothea Mitchell Photo-Portrait
Judith Mongrain thumbnail portrait
Truade Wedding

 

2014 Women's History Month.

In 2014, the City of Thunder Bay celebrates the contributions of the following to the City's history through this web exhibit.

Suzan Labine photograph
Painted Portrait of Mother Monica
Painted Portrait of Catherine Seppala
Elizabeth Smellie photo portrait

 

Thank you to all participating institutions, organizations and individuals in 2014:

- City of Thunder Bay Archives

- St. Joseph's Foundation of Thunder Bay

- Marc Mullo, Author

- Heritage Advisory Committee

In 2013, the City of Thunder Bay celebrated the contributions of the following women to the City's history through this web exhibit.

Mary J L Black Thumbnail Mary J. L. Black
Hilda Donati Thumbnail Hilda Donati
Margaret McLoughlin Marguerite McLoughlin
Dusty Miller Thumbnail Dusty Miller
Margaret Phillips Thumbnail Margaret Phillips
Catherine Vickers Thumbnail Catherine Vickers

 

Thank you to all participating institutions and organizations in 2013:

This is an ongoing, annual project and we will be adding new women to the digital exhibit every October.  The person's contributions to Thunder Bay history should be significant and the facts in the biography must be true and verifiable.

Please let us know about women whose role in Thunder Bay's history should be celebrated. Please send an image of the nominee and a short biography outlining their contributions to:

City of Thunder Bay Archives
500 Donald St. E.
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 5V3
or
archives@thunderbay.ca

You can also provide us with any sources and further information about the person.

Your submission should reach us by July 1 of the current year in order to be included/considered for Women's History Month in October. Any submissions received after July 1 will be included/considered for the next year.

For more information on prominent women in Thunder Bay's history, or any other subject of interest, please visit or contact the City of Thunder Bay Archives.

Every precaution has been taken to ensure that copyright has been cleared for images used in this exhibit. If you have any concerns, please contact the City of Thunder Bay Archives.

The funding for this exhibition was received, in part, from the Young Canada Works program that is administered through the Canadian Council of Archives. The financial assistance is appreciated.