The Women's History Month exhibit celebrates women who have had an important role in shaping Thunder Bay's history. Below are women who have been recognized since this exhibit began in 2013.

This is an ongoing, yearly project. We will be adding new women to this exhibit every October, which is Women's History Month.

If you would like to nominate a woman to be included in this exhibit, please see the Submit A Nomination section below.

2018 Women's History Month

The following women were recognized in 2018: 

 

2017 Women's History Month

The following women were recognized in 2017:

2016 Women's History Month

The following women were recognized in 2016:

2015 Women's History Month

The following women were recognized in 2015:

2014 Women's History Month

The following women were recognized in 2014:

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

2013 Women's History Month

The following women were recognized in 2013:

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

All recognized women

Submit a nomination

Please let us know about women whose role in Thunder Bay's history should be celebrated. The person's contributions to Thunder Bay history should be significant and the facts in the biography must be true and verifiable. Your nomination should include:

  • A short biography about the woman and her contribution to Thunder Bay's history
  • A photo of the woman
  • Any sources or additional information you might have

You can submit a nomination for this exhibit at any time. Nominations received between Mother's Day and July 1 will be considered for this year's exhibit. Any nominations that we receive after July 1 will be considered for next year.

Nominations can be sent to:

City of Thunder Bay Archives
500 Donald St. E.
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 5V3

Additional information

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 make sure that copyright has been cleared for images used in this exhibit. If you have any concerns, please contact City 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. We appreciate the financial assistance.

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