Wondrouse (Western) Women

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The history of Alberta, Canadian women featuring The Famous5.

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Wondrouse (Western) Women

  1. 1. 2 “Yee Ha! I am a Wondrous Western Woman!”
  2. 2. 3 Abbreviated History Photo Courtesy Glenbow Archives NA-206-27
  3. 3. 4 September 1, 1905 Princess Louise Caroline Alberta the 4th daughter of . . .
  4. 4. (Emily Murphy and Henrietta Muir Edwards) The Married Women’s Protective Act assured wives of 1/3 . . .
  5. 5. Married Women’s Act prevented sale of home without . . .
  6. 6. 1915 Prohibition 1915 Prohibition
  7. 7. Nellie McClung, Alice Jamieson (Calgary police magistrate), and Emily Murphy
  8. 8. British North America Act (something like) “Women are persons in the matters of pain and penalties but not persons in the matters of rights and privileges.”
  9. 9. 1929 Women recognized as “persons” Irene Parlby MLA Henrietta Muir Louise McKinney MLA Nellie McClung MLA Emily Murphy Photos, courtesy Famous5 Foundation
  10. 10. 1939 World War II
  11. 11. 1979 First female Alberta senator Martha Bielish 50 years after. . .
  12. 12. 1985 First female Lieutenant Governor; The Honourable Wilma H. Hunley
  13. 13. 2000 Lieutenant Governor; The Honourable Lois Hole
  14. 14. 1995 Nancy Miller Frances Wright
  15. 15. 1999, Calgary
  16. 16. 2004
  17. 17. 2005
  18. 18. How far have we come?
  19. 19. Alison Redford Danielle Smith
  20. 20. A Woman Friend is: • Hard to Find • Supportive • Comfortable • Always lifts you up • Makes you look better • Covers your behind
  21. 21. An Alberta chicken lays 5 eggs every week.
  22. 22. WWW Rant How funky is your chicken? How loose is your goose? My goose is very loose. Come on Western Women And shake your caboose!
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