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Vol. 2, No. 8
Castro, Ligia de
Gehman, MaryKahn, Felicia
Roders, Elizabeth S. C.
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.
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American newspapers - - Sections, columns, etc. - - Women
Feminism and education
Second - wave feminism
Women political activists
Cover - Photo by Josephine Sacabo
Page 2 - Editorial, Distaff Info
Page 3 - Bus Rape Victim Speaks by Mary Gehman
Page 4 - Loving Lost - But not Defeated, School Segregation Challenged, Housing Exchange for Mardi Gras Women
Page 5 - OB - GYN Program Needs Volunteers, State NOW Officers Chosen in Hammond by Diane Dees, "Women in Lit:" Course at UNO, Advertisement - Unique Christmas Gifts, Advertisement - Debonair, Advertisement - Whole Food Company
Page 6 - Donna Swanson: Parkchester: An Inside view
Page 7 - Donna Swanson: Parkchester: An Inside view (continued), La. State Employment Service Claims Discrimination Protested, Advertisement - Free Pregnancy Tests
Page 8 - Nat'l. Pres. Of NOW "ERA will pass", Delta Sued for Sex Bias by Two Local Stewardesses, Majority Report Flounders, Advertisement - The Now Shop
Page 9 - WGSO and WNOE suits: Radio Broadcasting Still a Man's Job, A Disturbating Story: Mr. Green - Jeans Goes to Court by Delaney Clements
Page 10 - New Prison to be CO - Ed: Foti, Greer at Loyola by Celeste Newbrough, Distaff to Have TV Program, NAACP Elects Woman President, Advertisement - Alternatives, Advertisement - Spice of Life
Page 11 - Advertisement - Woman to Woman Magazine, Don't Ms., Sisters In Prison, Clothing Workers Protest, Advertisement - Distaff, Advertisement - Voodoo Museum and Gift Shop, Advertisement - Marsha L. Oliver, Ltd., Advertisement - Problem Pregnancy?
Page 12 - A Woman Organized by Elizabeth S. C. Rogers, Consumer as Activist by Roberta Madden
Page 13 - Ola!: Porque nace una mujer? por Ligia de Castro, "Women in Transition - " A Personal Response by Felicia Kahn
Page 14 - A Disturbating Story: Mr. Green - Jeans Goes to Court by Delaney Clements (continued), Advertisement - Make it with Mother Nature, Advertisement - Elements Workshop
Page 15 - High - powered campaign Against right to abort by Bella Abzug, Advertisement - Distaff, Advertisement - The Maze, Advertisement - The Soap Gallery, Advertisement - Charlotte Behre
Page 16 - Library to show experimental films, Bus Rape Victim Speaks by Mary Gehman (continued)
Page 17 - Bus Rape Victim Speaks by Mary Gehman (continued), Advertisement - Grand Junk, Advertisement - Switzerland Bakery
Page 18 - Non Sexist Games for Children, Advertisement - Contacts, Advertisement - Books, Political Leaflets by the Rogers, Advertisement - Babysitting, Advertisement - Jeanne Helwig, Advertisement - Case Fence Co., Advertisement - A New Development
Page 19 - Advertisement - Women in Business, Advertisement - The Fan People, Advertisement - Wildflower, Advertisement - Elsa, Advertisement - Autumn Leather, Advertisement - Earth Shoe, Advertisement - Textile Arts, INC
Page 20 - Advertisement - Distaff, Advertisement - Buttons & Bows Nursery School, Flea Mart, Advertisement - Beckham's Book Shop, Advertisement - Rainshadow
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