Story: Locke, Elsie Violet

Woman To-day cover

Woman To-day cover

Elsie Locke edited the magazines Working Woman and Woman To-day in the 1930s. They 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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How to cite this page:

Maureen Birchfield. 'Locke, Elsie Violet', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)