Newfoundland and Labrador Suffragists, ca. 1920s
Women in Newfoundland and Labrador won the right to vote and run for public office in April 1925 after decades of lobbying government officials and promoting their cause on the public stage. This photograph was likely taken in Carbonear between 1921 and 1925. Standing second from left, Fannie McNeil; seated left, Agnes Ayre; seated right, Janet Ayre.
Courtesy of Gertrude Crosbie and the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Collection 158), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John's, NL.