Women’s Liberation

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“Out of the conflict between our pain and the way we were socialized has been born a new creation: the women's liberation movement. Out of the conflict between the women’s liberation movement and society will be born a creature who does not yet exist: a liberated woman.”

 

~Meredith Tax, Woman and Her Mind: The Story of Daily Life

This seminal essay of the women’s liberation movement was published by the Free Press in 1970.

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HOW AND WHY

Margaret Benston, The Political Economy of Women’s Liberation, 10¢, 1969

Linda Gordon and Allen Hunter,  Sex, Family, and the New Right, 1978

Isabel Larguia, John Dumoulin, Towards a Science of Women’s Liberation; An Analysis from Cuba, 50¢

Laurel Limpus, Liberation of Women; Sexual repression and the Family, 5¢

Juliet Mitchell, Women: The Longest Revolution, 15¢

Radicalesbians, Woman Identified Woman and A Letter from Mary, 5¢

Meredith Tax, Woman and Her Mind: The Story of Daily Life, 1970

Stephanie Urdang, A Revolution Within a Revolution: Women in Guinea-Bissau, 50¢

Naomi Weisstein, Kinder, Kirche, Kuche: Psychology Constructs the Female, or, The fantasy life of the male psychologist / 1971, 15¢

Marcia Womongold, Pornography; A License to Kill

Isaac Asimov, Uncertain, Coy, and Hard to Please, 1969, 10¢

Dana Densmore, Sex Roles and Female Oppression: A collection of articles undated, 10¢

Pat Mainardi,  The Politics of Housework, 5¢

Betsy Warrior, Wifebeating, 1976, 40¢ 

Black Panther Sisters Talk About Women’s Liberation The Movement /1969, 5¢

Kitty Bernick, Marxism: A Syllabus Design for a Women's Course, 5¢

Black Unity Party, Birth Control Pills and Black Children, Together with The Sisters Respond and Poor Black Women, 5¢

Mary Bularzik, Sexual Harassment at the Workplace; Historical Notes / 1978

Tom Christoffel and Katherine Kaufer, The Political Economy of Male Chauvinism, 20¢

Roxanne Dunbar, Female Liberation as the Basis for Social Revolution, 10¢

Roxanne Dunbar, Poor White Women, 2/5¢

Trudy Foote, Susan Holbert, Ilze Petersons, Badgie Rankin, Carlene Taillon, Class and Self-image; A Women’s Group Talks about Personal Power and Powerlessness, 1977

Jane Freeman, Marge Piercy, Getting Together; How to Start a Women’s Liberation Group / Outreach Committee, Cape Cod Women’s Liberation ,  25¢

Peggy Hopper and Steve Soldz, I Don't Want to Change My Lifestyle, I Want to Change My Life, 5¢

Beverly Jones and Judith Brown, Toward a Female Liberation Movement, 1968, 20¢

Joan Jordan, The Place of American Women; Economic Exploitation, 1968, 10¢

Kathy McAfee & Myrna Wood, What Is the Revolutionary Potential of Women's Liberation?, 15

Evelyn Reed, The Myth of Women’s Inferiority, 1959, 15¢

Lynn Wells, American Women: Their Use and Abuse  1969, 10¢

Up Haste Bookstore, Books by Women (and Some Men) Relevant to Women’s Liberation, 1972

Linda Thurston, Are Women Free Yet?

WOMEN CONTROL THEIR BODIES

Patricia Robinson, Poor Black Women

Anne Koedt, The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm, 5¢

Abortion Action Coalition, More Than a Choice: Women Talk About Abortion, $1.00

NEFP, Poster, pregnant man, 10¢

Donna Cherniak, Allen Feingold, Handbook Collective, Birth Control Handbook, 1972, 15¢

Donna Cherniak, Allen Feingold, Handbook Collective, Birth Control, Abortion, and Venereal Disease

Donna Cherniak, Allen Feingold, members of the Montreal Health Collective, VD Handbook, 1973

Boston Women’s Health Collective, Women and Their Bodies,1970, 75¢

Boston Women’s Health Collective, Our Bodies, Ourselves, 1970, 30¢

McGill Student Association, The Birth Control Handbook, 5¢

Berkeley Women’s Health Collective, Feeding Ourselves, 1972

Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English, Complaints and Disorders; The Sexual politics of Sickness, 1973

Marla Erlien, Madge Kaplan, Julie Palmer, and others, More Than a Choice; Women Talk about Abortion

Linda Thurston, Birth Control, Abortion, Venereal Diseases, 25¢

Alice Rivera, Jumping the Track: The Politics of Health Care; A Bibliography n, 5¢

Women and Psychology (annotated bibliography by members of Feminist Studies Program of Cambridge-Goddard Graduate School), 50¢

Ken Rosenberg and Gordon Schiff, eds., Boston Medical Committee

for Human Rights

WOMEN IN THEIR PLACES

Boston Nurse Group, The False Promise; Professionalism in Nursing, 1978

Mary A. Bufwack and Robert K. Oerman, Songs of Self-Assertion: Women in Country Music 

Louise Gross, Phyllis MacEwan, On Day Care, 1970, 5¢

Rachael Grossman, Women's Place in the Integrated Circuit

Evelyn Alloy, Working Women’s Music; The Songs and Struggles of Women in the Cotton Mills,

Textile Plants and Needle Trades (with music for singing and playing), 1978, $2.50

Elinor Langer, The Women of the Telephone Company, 1970, 20¢

Phyllis Lehmann,  Protecting Women Out of Their Jobs

Lisa Leghorn and Betsey Warrior, What’s a Wife Worth?, 1974

3.00 edited by Red Sun Press/Getting Stronger: Women Workers Organize the Abortion Clinics (single copies only)"

Louise Shell, The Lonely Girl in the Big City, 20¢

Jean Tepperman, Sixty Words a Minute and What Do You Get?

Clerical workers today, 50¢

Lise Vogel, Women Workers; Some Basic Statistics, 1980, 10¢

Ilene Winkler, Women Workers; The Forgotten Third of the Working Class, 20¢

Vicki Breitbart, Day Care, Who Cares?: Corporate and Government Child Care Plans, 10¢

Jenny Bull, High School Women: Oppression & Liberation, 1970

Margery Davies, Woman’s Place is at the Typewriter; The Feminization of the Clerical Labor Force / 1974

Alice DeRivera, Jumping the Track: High School Students, 5¢

Ann Froines, Women’s Work is Never Done; A Dramatic Reading on the History of Working Women in American / 1972

Lyn Goldfarb, Seperated and Unequal: Discrimination Against Women Workers After WW

Ann D. Gordon, Mari Jo Buhle, Nancy Schrom Dye, Women in American Society, 1972

Linda Gordon, Families, 1970, 25¢

Kathy McAfee & Myrna Wood, Bread and Roses; and Alice D. Rivera - Jumping the track -- both from Leviathan #3, 25¢

Pat Mainardi, On-the-job Oppression of Working Women: A collection of articles; We Usually Don’t Hire Married Girls; and, The Politics of Housework, and, Lower Your Voice - Swallow Your Gum

Phyllis Taube MacEwan, Experiences in Day Care Centers, Play Groups, and Free Schools,

25¢

New England Free Press, On the Job Oppression of Working Women: A Collection of Articles (pictorial history of working women in the US--secretary, housewife, switchboard operator, nurse, cocktail waitress), 20¢

Brenda Mull, Our Struggle Against Levi-Strauss,

Red Papers 3, Women and Socialism; Women in the Liberation Struggle;

An Overview; Ma Bell Has Fleas – And a Lot of Angry Workers

Women’s Work Project, 1978, Separated and Unequal; Discrimination Against Women Workers after World War II (the U.A. W. 1944–54)

WOMEN IN HISTORY

Martha Atkins, The Hidden History of the Female; The Early Feminist Movement in the United States

Jack Belden, Goldflower’s Story; A Peasant Woman in the Chinese Revolution, 1949, 30¢

Mari Jo Buhle, Women and the Socialist Party, 1901–1914, 1971

Angela Davis, The Black Woman’s Role in the Community of Slaves / 1971

Kathleen Drolet, Peggy Elwell, Minnie Favre, Melanie Jennings, Carol Tokeshi, What Have Women Done? A Photo Essay, $1.50

Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English, Witches, Midwives, and Nurses; A History of Women Healers

Frederich Engels, The Early Development of the Family, 1884, 30¢

Friedrich Engels, The Origin of the Family, 20¢

Ellen DuBois, Struggling Into Existence: The Feminism of Sarah and Angelina Grimke, 10¢

Priscilla Long, Mother Jones, Woman Organizer, 1976

Dale Ross Rubenstein, How the Russian Revolution Failed Women , 20¢

San Francisco Women’s History Group,  What Have Women Done?

A Photo Essay on the History of Working Women in the United States

Connie Young Yu, The People's Bi-Centenial Quilt: A Patchwork History, 1976, $3

NO CATEGORY YET

Bread and Roses, Boston Women’s Poetry Anthology, 1970
 

Barbara Carson, The Bottle Baby Scandal; Milking the Third World for All its Worth, 1977
 

Linda Gordon, The Fourth Mountain; Women in China, 1973

Mary Lou Greenberg, Women and Socialism, 20¢

Phyllis Taube Greenleaf, Liberating Young Children From Sex Roles; Experiences in Day Care Centers, Play Groups, and Free Schools, 1972

Felix Greene, A Divorce Trial in China, 1960, 10¢

Inez Maury, My Mother and I are Growing Strong; Mi Mama y yo nos Hacemos Fuertes

New England Free Press, Are Women Free Yet?

New England Free Press, Women's Liberation Stickers (8 1/2 x 11 sheet of one dozen), 5¢

New England Free Press, Women’s Liberation is…

New England Free Press, Women's Liberation Newsletter

Shashana Rihn and Mary Jezer, Which Way to the Revolution?, undated

Barbara A . Schram, Building Blocks of Parent Decision-making

SDS, SDS Resolution on Women

Betsy Warrior, Females and Welfare, 2/5¢

Women and Socialism, 1970, 20¢

Are Women Free Yet? , undated

Resolutions Passed at the SDS convention – Racism – Women’s Liberation / Documents on the SDS and the Split , 1969

Welfare: The big lie, 5¢

Periodicals distributed by the Free Press:

Off Our Backs, A woman's news-journal, 25¢

No More Fun and Games, A Journal of Female Liberation, Issue 2, $1

Women: A Journal of Liberation, $1.25.

List of women's periodicals, free