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Women's History Network of British Columbia, Canada

             Selected Websites featuring British Columbia & Canadian women's history                   

Please send your suggestions for B. C. women's history web links (or report broken links) to the webmistress.  WHN/BC cannot be responsible for content on outside websites. 

 Index to Link Sections


B. C./Canadian women's history                           

B.C./Canadian Women & the Home                

B.C./Canadian Women's Legal Status                                                                 

B.C./Canadian Women Literature, Art & Photography                                    

Molly Bobak, artist, teacher,  Canadian war artist, World War II, biography & pictures, National Archives of Canada, Canadian War Artists exhibition.

Women Photographers, 1858-1900 and 1901-1950 , special categories in the Camera Workers: The British Columbia , Alaska & Yukon Photographic Directory 1858-1950, also bibliography, by David Mattison. Includes listings for Hannah Hatherly Maynard, 1834-1918 and Agnes Deans Cameron, 1863-1912, both of Victoria, B.C.

Canada's Early Women Writers, Professor Carol Gerson's searchable database of 470 women, includes biographical, writing , publishing details, archival sources.

To the Totem Forests, Emily Carr & Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages 

Emily Carr, At Home & At Work,  French & English

Emily Carr, biography & discussion,  CoolWomen.ca

Emily Carr House, Victoria, B.C., open mid-May to mid-October

Dorothy Grant, artist, fashion designer.  See also an interview with Dorothy Grant, (1997?)

Mattie Gunterman, Photographer & Camp Cook,  Lardeau Valley, B.C.

Hooser Weaving Centre, Surrey, B.C.  This collection, (textiles, tools, books, journals & scrapbooks), is the legacy of B.C.'s Honey Hooser and her 50 years of weaving, teaching & advocacy for the disabled. [Link Temporarily Inactive.  For information: telephone: 604-502-6456. Address: 13723 Crescent Road Surrey  BC  V4P 1J4 ]

Pauline Johnson,  poet, Archival Collection, letters, photographs, poetry, articles, biography,  McMaster University & Canada's Digital Collections.

"Passing Through, from Town Hall to Opera House,"  about Pauline Johnson, by Patricia Belier (originally published in 'The Officer's Quarterly', vol 11 no 3 Summer 1995 p.10-12) 

Helen McCall, photographer, 1920's to 1940's, Gibsons & Sunshine Coast, B.C., Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.

Hannah Maynard, photographer, B.C.,  1862? to 1912, B.C. Archives Time Machine.

Judith Morgan, artist, First Nations Art, B.C. Archives Time Machine.

Myrtle Philips,  includes her photographs of the Whistler-Alta Lake area of B.C., biographical information & a slide show. She, with her husband, owned & managed Rainbow Lodge there from 1915 to 1948.  Whistler Museum & Archives & Canada's Digital Collections.  

Susan Point, artist, description, exhibition list, bibliography, First Nations Art, Concordia University.  See also Susan Point's own website, for images of her work, including some at the Vancouver Airport, International Terminal.    

Stó:lo Artistic Traditions, excerpts from conversation with Anabel Stewart, one of the original Salish Weavers Guild participants in the 1960's, and with Rena Point Boulton on her basketry.

Threads of the Land,  clothing exhibit, including section on the NLaka'pamux from B.C.'s southern interior. Some quotes, and description with historical & contemporary photographs.  Canadian Museum of Civilization. English & French.

Weavers at Musqueam, historical & contemporary information, artist's profiles of Debra Sparrow, Vivian Campbell, Krista Point, Lynn Dan. Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia.

Masumi Hayashi Photographic Exhibition, Family Album Project,  photographs of Japanese-Canadian internment camp life in both Canada and the United States, during World War II, including photographs by Dr. Midge Ayakawa & Irene Tsuyuki, both born in Vancouver, B.C.

"Victory Through Honour", Ellen Neel's Kwakwaka'wakw pole at the University of British Columbia. First Nations Drum, Winter 2004-5

Kodakgirl.com, "dedicated to unrecognized and anonymous women photographers worldwide..." New York photographer Martha Cooper's collection of images of women photographers---not only in snapshots but in postcards, toys, Valentines, & advertising. (This website's included for fun. No Canadian women yet that I can see.)


B.C./Canadian Women & Sport                                                                          


B.C./Canadian Women & World War II                                                                   

B.C./Canadian Women's Work, including Technology & Invention                      

Canada's Women's History Month & International Women's Day     

B.C. & Canadian Women's History & Related Organizations                       

Archives, Libraries, Museums & Bibliographies       

B.C.Genealogical Indexes, etc.

 B.C./Canadian Women's History Mailing Lists                                                 




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