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Women in History in FSU Special Collections & Archives

Women in Popular Culture

Women were consumers of popular culture including magazines, cartoons, and popular fiction. This section features some works by and for women as well as popular representations of women in the media.  Though often not as well known as texts in the "literary works" category, these examples highlight popular literature and genres intended for predominantly female readers. 

Primary Sources

Online Sources at FSU

The Girl's Own PaperThe Girl's Own Paper, later known as the Girl's Own Annual along with various other title changes, is part of the John MacKay Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection at Florida State University. In its original form, the magazine included short stories and educational and improving articles for girls and young women in the United Kingdom.

Finding Aids for Manuscript Collections at FSU

Finding aids are tools that help a user find information in a specific record group, collection, or series of archival materials. Examples of finding aids include published and unpublished inventories, container and folder lists, card catalogs, calendars, indexes, registers, and institutional guides. The finding aids below connect to archival documents in FSU's collection. 

Alicia Korenman Graphic Novels Collection: This collection contains alternative press comics and independently produced zines with a focus on the experiences and representation of women by the comic book industry. 

Resources from the General Collection

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