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This issue includes articles on women in politics, women in the Church, women in literature, and even women in the air, in addition to a retrospective on the events of 1929.

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"An Appreciation" of the life and work of actress, playwright, novelist, and suffragist Elizabeth Robins (1862-1952) written by Lady Bell.

Woman Worker 1.1 (Mar 1926).pdf
This first issue of the "Woman Worker" celebrates International Woman's Day, critiques the conditions in clothing factories, and discusses the need for a domestic workers' union.

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Woman Clerk 1.4.pdf
This issue includes an essay on "Women in Modern Journalism," notes on art, political issues, and insurance, as well as a detailed break-down of the average woman clerk's weekly budget. The back cover significantly lists the goals of the Association…


Woman Clerk 1.pdf
The first article of the periodical, which outlines its purpose and the major topics it will cover in future issues. As a post-war periodical, The Woman Clerk frequently focuses on issues related to demobilization in its first years of publication.

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The Vote 19.540 (27 Feb 1920).pdf
This issue leads with an interview with Katherine Dixon of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene on the sexual misconduct of British troops in India. It also includes articles on mothers' pensions, city housing plans, the Bishop of London's…

14.5 February 1920.pdf
This issue is headed by a commentary on the future of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance and proposals from national auxiliaries. It also includes articles on the "Advance of Feminism in Spain," "The Position of Women in the Philippine…

The Need for Women MPs.pdf
The next step for many suffragists, beyond the attainment of the vote for all women, was the ability for women to serve as a member of British Parliament. This report on a mass meeting celebrating the election of Nancy, Lady Astor (1879-1964).

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A back page advertisement from Jus Suffragii outlining the resolutions the IWSA passed during their annual conference. Unlike those associations that focused primarily on British politics, the IWSA's resolutions offer insight into the issues the…

The Social Evil.pdf
A report on the major international problem of venereal disease and the regulation of prostitution by governments in the same mould as the Contagious Diseases Acts of 1864. Here, Picton-Turbervill outlines and offers a critique of American attempts…

An opening comment advocating for equality of training and working opportunities for women in engineering (and elsewhere) on the assumption that nature, not government regulation, will provide the ultimate test of competency for a given task.

A typical cover for Woman Engineer in the early period, featuring a photo of a female person at work in her trade - in this case, of high-intensive factory work with a turret lathe.

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Englishwoman 47.140 (Aug 1920).pdf
A report by Cicely Hamilton on the meeting of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance in Geneva. Hamilton criticizes the attitudes of the Congress, particularly in regard to the League of Nations and the prevention of future warfare. She argues…

Englishwoman -Difference.pdf
An overview by Millicent Garrett Fawcett of the accomplishments of the suffrage movement in the twentieth century. She describes in detail the various Acts of Parliament that have contributed to an improved political and legal standing for women,…

Englishwoman 46.137 (May 1920).pdf
This issue is headed by an article on the position of illegitimate children and unmarried mothers in society and the work of organizations like the National Council for the Unmarried Mother and her Child to advocate for improved rights. This is…

Catholic Citizen 6.11 (Nov 1920) - AMSH.pdf
An editorial that details the report of the Committee appointed by the Association for Social and Moral Hygiene that examined sexual morality in the British Empire. De Alberti pays close attention to the causes of prostitution, and she advocates for…

Catholic Citizen 5.9 (15 Sept 1919) - ad.pdf
The back page from a 1919 issue of Catholic Citizen which displays advertisements from other women's organizations and periodicals, including the Women's Freedom League, The Common Cause, and The International Woman Suffrage News. Despite the…

The Women's Freedom League.pdf
A description of the current campaigns undertaken by the Women's Freedom League, including work against the Bastardy Bill and in favour of the Unemployment Insurance Bill.

It also offers a test that was drafted by the Association for Moral and…

Review- Woman's Victory.pdf
A review of Millicent Garrett Fawcett's reminiscences of the suffrage movement in Britain, culminating in the (albeit partial) achievement of suffrage in 1918. The review offers multiple direct quotations as well as considerable praise for the…

WL - Rathbone - Production.pdf
An article by Eleanor Rathbone on women's contribution to industrial production in Britain both during and just after the War. Rathbone emphasizes reports that women demonstrate particular ability in mass production and "semi-skilled repetition…
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