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Vol. 1, No. 1
Distaff was the first and only feminist newspaper published in New Orleans. Founded in 1972 by Mary Gehman and Donna Swanson, Distaff served as a forum for women's voices in politics, activism, and the arts.
Tulane University Digital Library
American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Women
Feminism and education
Women political activists
Cover - Martha Griffiths - we're glad you're there, by Celeste Newbrough, Abortion: What Happens Now?
Page 2 - News Focus: New Policy on Maternity Leave for Teachers, by Mary Gehman, Distaff Staff
Page 3 - Poems and Artwork
Page 4 - Out from the shadows, by Shirley Harrison, Books, abortion/NOW
Page 5 - Thoughts on Pregnancy, by Mary Gehman, Latimer vs the city fathers re abortion, by Clay Latimer, Abortion: Almost a Woman's Right to Choose, by Sandra Karp
Page 6 - Era Status, Martha Griffiths - we're glad you're there, by Celeste Newbrough (continued), Advertisement - The Community Sex Information and Educations Service, INC, Event announcement
Page 7 - Read Don't Read, by Suzanne Pharr
Page 8 - Introduction to Ourselves: Food Economy, by Suzanne Pharr, Looking Backward, by Charlotte Behre
Page 9 - Honesty, by Loraine Despres, Artwork, by L. Gebrowsky, Advertisement - Voodoo Museum, Advertisement - Strawberry Patch, Advertisement - Salon of the Artist, Advertisement - Wildflower, Advertisement - Distaff
Page 10 - Art Auction, Right on!, Advertisement - Sydney's Newstand, Advertisement - Sycamore Street, Advertisement - Lazybug Shop, Movies for Women, Getting Together
Page 11 - Photos - New Orleans Women March for Peace, Abortion: Almost a Woman's Right to Choose, by Sandra Karp (continued), Advertisement - Women's Band, Advertisement - Galleria Best-Showe, Advertisement - Grey Goose & Company
Page 12 - Editorial, Advertisement - Distaff, Advertisement - Jeffrey's INC. of Louisiana, Advertisement - Jerusalem gardens
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