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Linda Moore McDowell


Born at Elkhorn, she received her education training and BA degree from Brandon University and did a graduate course in Manitoba history with Professor W. D. Smith at the University of Manitoba. She has teaching experience in elementary and high schools in history, in Brandon and Winnipeg. She later taught children’s literature at the Winnipeg Centre Project and developed an elementary school social studies kit for the Morris-Macdonald School Division and a curriculum kit on women’s studies for Manitoba high schools. She was editor of the MHS Transactions, numbers 30 and 31. In recognition of her community service, she received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002). She is the widow of David J. McDowell.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Some Women Candidates for the Manitoba Legislature
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 32, 1975-76 Season

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