Type of Source: Picture from mollymakingmoney.wix.com Date of Origin: 1920's Women's suffrage became a large issue in the 1920's to 30's. Women had to fight for their rights to vote and even to be classified as 'persons' In 1916 Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta gave women the provincial vote, later in 1917 Ontario and BC followed. In May of 1918 all Canadian women were granted the right to vote, except Quebec. Anderson, Doris. "Status of women." The Canadian Encyclopedia. 2/07/06.
Madeleine Ginsburg, author of Paris Fashions: The Art Deco Style of the states that ???[b]y mid decade, in fashion terms the ideal new woman was a tomboy, a garconne, young, slim, athletic,short-haired and short-skirted, almost androgynous in appearance