The New York Public Library has made their digital archive of women’s magazines from the 19th and 20th Century available for your reading and project pleasure!
Open Culture has all 239 issues of Spare Rib. “Founded in ’72 by Marsha Rowe and Rosie Boycott (pictured below), and run as a collective, the magazine featured a ‘breadth of voices.’ Early issues “involved big-name contributors including Betty Friedan, Germaine Greer, Margaret Drabble and Alice Walker, but […]
Open Culture has all eight issues of Dada (1971-21) and you can download them! “Edited by [Tristan] Tzara and including his manifesto in issue 3, the magazine ‘served to distinguish and define Dada in the many cities it infiltrated,’ writes the Art Institute of Chicago, ‘and allowed its […]
Susan Braudy writes a very in-depth piece on her experience of writing on the Women’s Liberation movement and Feminism for Playboy in 1969. “Almost as soon as I arrived in Manhattan to seek my fortune, I backed into a knuckle-bruising battle with Playboy’s Hugh Hefner. My new city-slick […]