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Vol. 2, No. 3
Nelson, MarilynSimmons, RobinSister Jan
Belle, PhyllisDumond, BettyLathrop, Susan
American newspapers - - Sections, columns, etc. - - WomenFeminism and educationSecond - wave feminismWomen political activists
Distaff was the first and only women's newspaper published in New Orleans. Founded in 1972 by Mary Gehman, Distaff served as a forum for women's voices in politics, activism and the arts.
Cover - Photo
Page 2 - Local Prostitution Legal? By Marilyn Nelson, Contributions for Supplement, Distaff, INC, Farah Settles, TV Program Re - Scheduled, Reg - In Response, Recommendations, Main Library Offers Film, Distaff Information
Page 3 - Advertisement - ERA, Political Caucus Notes, Impressions from House of D.
Page 4 - Feminist Statement: Women's Center Re - Organizes
Page 5 - Advertisement - What You Should Know About Marriage, Divorce, Annulment, Separation and Community Property in Louisiana
Page 6 - International Working Women's Day, Right On!, Rubyfruit Jungle: a review by Sister Jan, Save that Smile
Page 7 - Ligia Castro: From Rio to Bourdon Street by Robin Simmons
Page 8 - N.O. Women's Movement: A Comprehensive Herstory
Page 9 - N.O. Women's Movement: A Comprehensive Herstory (continued), Hattie Crashes the Senate by Marilyn Nelson, Ligia Castro: From Rio to Bourdon Street by Robin Simmons (continued), Advertisement - Sidney's Newsstand, Advertisement - How and why people go left
Page 10 - Letters to Us, Community Center Sponsors Benefit, Ligia Castro: From Rio to Bourdon Street by Robin Simmons (continued), Forgive Us Our Trespasses, Advertisement - New Orleans Women's Center
Page 11 - 33 States down 5 to go on ERA, Over the Pork Barrel, Feminists Start Nat'l Women's Recording Co., Advertisement - Textile Arts, INC, Advertistment - Distaff
Page 12 - Don't ms., Contact Numbers, Advertisement - Lazybug Shop, Advertisement - Switzerland Bakery, Advertisement - Charlotte Behre, Advertisement - Whittle, Advertisement - American Lung Association of LA
Tulane University Digital Library
Mary Gehman papers, Manuscripts Collection NA - 142, Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections, Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118
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