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Women and Popular Culture at the Modern Graphic History Library: Home

A guide to women in pop culture resources at MGHL
Introduction to Women & Popular Culture at MGHL

This guide provides information about mid-century popular culture depictions of women in the MGHL collections as well as suggestions of other helpful resources.

Types of materials include: original artwork, magazines, tear sheets (a page removed from a magazine), advertisements, illustrated fiction, and comic books

Subjects include: femininity; domesticity; motherhood and parenting; relationships and sexuality; beauty, health, and hygiene; clothing and fashion; women's fiction; women as consumers; work and labor...just to name a few.

From the MGHL Collections

Al Parker illustration for Ladies' Home Journal, August 1946

From the Al Parker Collection

Modern Graphic History Library Guide
Skye Lacerte
West Campus Library

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