Ain't I A Woman?: A Midwest Newspaper of Women's Liberation: Lot of 7 Issues, 1970-73

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The Publications Collective. Iowa City, Iowa City Women's Press, 1970, 1971, 1973. 
English, Very Good, Newsprint SC, 17" x 22" (center creased to 11" x 17" and folded again as issued) 

Pages are age toned with some minor chips and closed tears to deckled edges, three of the issues have a USPS postage stamp affixed to upper right corner with post office stamping not affecting readability, otherwise clean, intact and unmarked. Replete with black-and-white photography and illustrations. This is a lot including the following seven issues:

1970 Vol. 1 No. 2: focus on women's self-defense, women's collectives, and media, Vol. 1 No. 3: focus on preschool, gay experiences, psychiatry, Vol. 1 No. 6: focus on the ERA, Nature, and RAT;

1971 Vol. 1 No. 13: focus on the Women's Liberation Front, technocracy, and women's prisons, Vol. 2 No. 2: focus on phallic imperialism, a gay fairytale, and technical lesbian literature;

1973 Vol. 3 No. 4: including letters to Jane Alpert and radical feminism, Vol. 3 No. 5: focus on rape and race, and violence against women. 

Ain’t I A Woman? was an independent Midwestern newspaper which featured essays, reviews, opinion and articles on a range of intersectional feminist issues and published June 1970 to May 1974. Ain’t I A Woman? was published by the Publications Collective, Iowa City Women’s Liberation Front, and was organised as a cooperative publication with no hierarchical editorial structure. The newspaper ran for 31 issues and featured writing about the effects of racism and sexism on Black women, LGBT issues, civil rights movements, labor movements and American politics, with a focus on organizing, connecting and supporting communities of women of color in the Midwest.

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