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Vol. 3, No. 5
de Swann, Sylvia
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.
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American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Women
Feminism and education
Women political activists
Cover – Photo
Page 2 – Editorial: Local News, Dead Line Change, Update on Bus Rape Case, Distaff Information
Page 3 – NAACP Cites Women, Children’s Clo. Exchange Opens, 67% of LA. For ERA New Poll Reveals, Advertisement – Autumn Leather, Advertisement – Le Zine Shoppe
Page 4 – Free U Women’s Night, Vending Boxes, NOWAR Reorganizes, Advertisement – YWCA Rape Crisis Service, Advertisement – Pedro A. Lopez
Page 5 – A Young Widow’s Plight by Donna Swanson, Women’s Bus – Where is it now? By Mary Gehman
Page 6 – Green House: by Laura Nitsos, For Runaways, Advertisement – Foreign Car Repairs, Advertisement – Dr. Charles C> Wells, Advertisement – The Soap Gallery
Page 7 – Diary of an Awakening by Elise Rubenstein, Advertisement – The Community Flea Market
Page 9 – Single Mothering by Kathy Kendall (continued)
Page 10 – Letters, Keepin’ Score
Page 9 - Institute dodges 'Head and Master' continued, NOW Protest, I loved him too much to tell him he was getting fat, Distaff TV Forum
Page 10 - Letters, Keepin' Score
Page 11 – Julio A Go-Go by Judy Cooper
Page 12 – Book Review: Mama Doesn’t Live Here Anymore by Madeline Butler, Advertisement – Alternatives, Advertisement – Tangas, Advertisement – H.E.A.D. Clinic, Advertisement – The Mountain Shop, Advertisement – VooDoo Museum and Gift Shop
Page 13 – “Cosmic Contact and Earthly Experiences” by Lois Tillman, Advertisement – Charlotte Behre, Advertisement – The Fan People, Advertisement – Beckham’s Book Shop, Advertisement – Flowers by Gilchrist
Page 14 – ERA Club: 80 Yr. Struggle by Mary Gehman
Page 15 – ERA Club: 80 Yr. Struggle by Mary Gehman (continued), Joyce Ivery: Boys’ Home Director, Advertisement – Free Pregnancy Tests, Advertisement – Able-Ivanhoe Protection Service and C-N Investigations, INC.
Page 16 – Open Letter to Faculty Women at La. State University, Health Coalition Formed, Advertisement – Causeway Medical Suite, Advertisement – The Spokeswoman
Page 17 – Ola! Amor-Egoismo? By Ligia de Castro, Advertisement – Mason’s Motel Americana, Advertisement – Custom Jewelry Mfg.
Page 18 – Don’t Ms., Book Review: Mama Doesn’t Live Here Anymore by Madeline Butler (continued), High School Editorial, Advertisement – La Caridad Restaurant
Page 19 – Diary of an Awakening by Elise Rubenstein (continued), Advertisement – Nora House Printing & Stationery
Page 20 – Contacts, Advertisement – Images Photographic Art Gallery, Advertisement – A New Development, Advertisement – Jeanne Helwig, Advertisement – Clothestown, Ltd., Advertisement – Rainshadow, Advertisement – Grand Junk, Advertisement – Wildflower, Advertisement – The Elegant Switzerland Bakery
Page 21 - Diary of an Awakening by Elise Rubenstein (continued), Prostitution: A Commentary, Advertisement – Distaff, Advertisement – Problem Pregnancy?, Advertisement – International Women’s Year
Page 22 – Fantasy Art World, New Rape Law Proposed, Advertisement – N.O.W. Flea Market Booth
Page 23 – Women in Business, Advertisement – Aaron’s Brass Polishing, Advertisement – the Plant Doctor, Advertisement – The Camera Shop, Advertisement – Zac’s Refrigeration, Advertisement – Spice of Life, Advertisement – Textile Arts, Inc.
Page 24 – Advertisement – Distaff, Flea Market, Distaff Availability
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