Story: Magazines and periodicals

Woman To-day

Woman To-day

This is an art deco cover design for the March 1938 issue of Woman To-day (1937–39). The magazine was founded by a group of left-wing women including Elsie Locke. It covered issues that were often controversial at the time, such as birth control, abortion, divorce, childcare and gender-based income inequality. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Woman today 1, no. 12 (1938) (S-L-1269-Cover)

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Ben Schrader, 'Magazines and periodicals - Art and literary magazines, 1930 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Apr 2020