have provided invaluable contributions to the development
of Canada's education system. Through a brief examination
of the history of women in education and the presentation
of accompanying digitized archival material, this website
is intended to detail the successes of women in the field
of education, as well as the difficulties faced by many of
these women in their chosen field, such as overcoming gender
inequality in the workforce.
textual, photographic, audio, and visual records from the
holdings of the University of Manitoba Archives & Special
Collections, the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg
Archives, and the Societé Historique de Saint-Boniface
pertaining to the topic of women in education have been digitized
for this site.
on the menu headings on the left to view a brief history for
each topic. When you click on the title of a particular fonds
beneath each heading you will be presented with a description
of the digitized material from that fonds and a link to the
and Education Interactive Site allows users to make their
own contributions to the history of women in education. Submit
your own reminiscences, histories, or comments pertaining
to women and education and help contribute to this relatively
unexplored segment of Canadian history.
the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage
through the Canadian Culture Online Program, Library and Archives
Canada and the Canadian Council of Archives.
To view the digitized material within the Women and Education
website you will have to enable pop-up windows on your computer's
Internet Explorer (XP SP2), Go to "Tools"|"Pop-up
Blocker"|"Turn Off Pop-up Blocker" OR Keep
the Control (Ctrl) keypressed down while clicking on the links
to the digitized material.
Mozilla Firefox, Go to "Tools"|"Options"|"Web
Features" and uncheck "Block Popup Windows."
Safari, Go to "Safari"|"Block Pop-up Windows"
and make sure that menu option is unchecked.
also have to remove your Google toolbar which also contains
a pop-up blocker. To do so, access "Control Panel"
in "My Computer", select "Add or Remove Programs",
and select "Google Toolbar".