Flora McDonald Denison

Flora McDonald Denison, 1867-1921

“My name is Flora McDonald Denison and I was a Canadian dressmaker, writer, journalist, innkeeper, social reformer, feminist, and suffragist. I considered women’s need for financial independence to be the basis of genuine equality. In 1905 I started my own dressmaking business, which allowed me to support financially the growing women’s movement and I was president of the Canadian Suffrage Association from 1910 to 1914.”

Researched by GWL and read by Chloe Campbell

Animation by Catherine MacEwan, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee

Location: Northern Ontario, Canada

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