Let Them Howl: Images From 100 Years in the Women’s Rights Struggle

The Rideau Canal Skateway


A photo of Nellie McClung


Friday, January 29 to Monday, February 15

Under the Bank St. Bridge, Rideau Canal, Ottawa

This exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Canada was created by Library and Archives Canada and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, and features reproductions of portraits that celebrate the struggle for women’s rights in Canada. Let Them Howl features portraits of Nellie McLung, Agnes Macphail, Thérèse Casgrain, Cairine Wilson, Doris Anderson, Rosemary Brown, Adrienne Clarkson, Emily Howard Stowe and Bertha Clark-Jones. A parallel exhibition is also being presented by the CMHR at the Festival du Voyageur in Winnipeg during February 16.
“Never retreat, never explain, never apologize. Get the thing done and let them howl.” — Nellie McClung
www.bac-lac.gc.ca
Presented by Library and Archives Canada and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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