Category:
Women

Gags and Gals:  Mail Order Brides

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jun 27, 2019 - Comments (4)
Category: Movies, Sexuality, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1930s, Women

Follies of the Madmen #419



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Mar 24, 2019 - Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1970s, Men, Women

I Dig Chicks

Posted By: Paul - Sun Mar 10, 2019 - Comments (1)
Category: Music, 1950s, Women

Abolish Women’s Fashions

The novelist W. L. George, deemed a feminist, wanted to abolish fashion and prescribe a universal uniform for all women, to save effort and money.





Source.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Nov 02, 2018 - Comments (1)
Category: Fashion, Literature, 1920s, Women

Rossa Richter, the First Human Cannonball



Not generally cited in the sterling list of accomplishments by women throughout history.

A small article.

Her Wikipedia page.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 20, 2018 - Comments (0)
Category: Daredevils, Stuntpeople and Thrillseekers, Human Marvels, Women, Nineteenth Century

The Girl Gershwin

A forgotten figure today, Dana Suesse was once dubbed (by the New Yorker magazine no less) as "the Girl Gershwin," a label that probably did her more harm than good. In her era, her talents, in a woman, were certainly and unfairly considered "weird" on some levels.





Posted By: Paul - Sun Oct 07, 2018 - Comments (0)
Category: Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, Women, Twentieth Century

Cigar Tools—For Her!


Posted By: Paul - Tue Sep 04, 2018 - Comments (1)
Category: Business, Advertising, Tobacco and Smoking, Women

Virginia Slims Clothing

Dress in the tribal garments of your tobacco goddess.







Posted By: Paul - Fri Jul 20, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Fashion, Tobacco and Smoking, Advertising, Corporate Mascots, Icons and Spokesbeings, Women, Twentieth Century

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