1. List: A history of Women's Pages
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    A guide to pages published for women readers in Australian newspapers, for short entry on this topic in A Companion to the Australian Media (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2014: 500-502)
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  1. THE SENSE OF BEING MARRIED. (Paragraph for a Ladies' Page.)
    Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer (NSW : 1845 - 1860) Saturday 7 June 1851 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Our old friend, Lord Campbell, says that, in Scotland, a man can scarcely toll whether he is married or not. How different is the case in this happie ... 288 words
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    A syndicated article on the devotion and care that English wives show their husbands, which, lacking a 'Ladies' Page', was placed on the last page of the publication.

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  2. LADIES' COLUMN. FASHIONS FOR MARCH.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Thursday 26 May 1859 p 8 Article
    Abstract: At present it appears quite decided that there will be no great change either in material or make of dresses. Sleeves are still worn very wide and op ... 616 words
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    An early example of a feature under this heading (from Le Follet).

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  3. THE LADIES' COLUMN.
    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Thursday 8 June 1865 p 2 Article
    Abstract: High dresses are now frequently worn at small evening parties; I do not know whether this is the case in London. But if the dress I am about to descr ... 1432 words
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    Early example of feature under this heading (from The Queen, March 25).

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  4. LADIES' COLUMN. PARIS FASHIONS FOR DECEMBER.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 8 January 1870 p 23 Article
    Abstract: The new winter bonnets we see are still more fanciful in shape than those of last summer; they form a high diadom in front, and are cocked up at the ... 1492 words
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    First example of this column in this publication (noted in Patricia Clarke's 'Pen Portraits', page 205).

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  5. LADIES' COLUMN.
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1853 - 1872) Wednesday 11 May 1870 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Women would do well to remember—nor can the truth be impressed upon them at too early an age—that all the brilliant accomplishments, all the solid in ... 1072 words
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    2013-07-15 15:00:59.0

    First example of a feature under this heading in this publication: a series of snippets and jokes, including a warning to lovers about kissing ladies wearing false 'india-rubber' lips to enhance their thin ones.

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  6. Should Women Vote or Darn Stockings.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 13 August 1870 p 19 Article
    Abstract: A DISCUSSION took place in the church convention at Dublin on the question of giving women the power to vote at vestries. The Key. Mr. Hickey wished ... 322 words
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    Example of a 'facetious theme' noted by Patricia Clarke 'Pen Portraits', page 205.

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  7. LADIES COLUMN Fashionable Notes.
    Illustrated Sydney News and New South Wales Agriculturalist and Grazier (NSW : 1872 - 1881) Saturday 4 September 1880 p 14 Article
    Abstract: AMERICAN ladies are beginning to display considerable artistic taste in the arrangement of their domestic interiors. Here is a description of a room ... 924 words
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    An example of a feature under this heading in this publication, consisting entirely of overseas fashion notes, except for an advertorial paragraph about Indian tea available from Clifford, Love, and Co. of Sydney.

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  8. LADIES' COLUMN. Odds and Ends. | PAPER DRESSES.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 28 May 1881 p 27 Article
    Abstract: MENTIONED in the "Ladies' Column," a week or Bo back, a toilet composed of spun glass worn by an eccentric young lady at an American ball. Yet even t ... 1360 words
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    Last example of this feature under this heading in this publication.

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  9. LADIES' PAGE. Odds and Ends. | PARTIES AND TARTY GIVERS.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 4 June 1881 p 28 Article
    Abstract: A CORRESPONDENTG requests information as to the subject of a hostess's duties at a private ball or part, d whether it is etique to " not to introduce ... 2025 words
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  10. Ladies Column.
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 13 May 1882 p 19 Article
    Abstract: PEAR-SHAPED trains appear on many of the new dresses. Serving green tea clear, with lump sugar and slices of lemon, has become fashionnable. Bridal v ... 976 words
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    Last example of an unattributed feature under this heading in this publication, comprised of a list of fashion trends and luxury dress materials.

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  11. LADIES COLUMN HEALTH PANIC.—GENERAL PRECAUTIONS AGAINST DISEASE.—FLOATING GERMS.—WHAT WOMEN CAN DO.—WATER CISTERNS.—DRINKING WATER.—DUST BINS.—A LADY'S INVENTION.—DUST SACKS.—
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 27 October 1883 p 17 Article
    Abstract: AT the present moment much is talked of that is neither pleasant nor amusing in matters pertaining to health, and multitudes who never before disturb ... 2394 words
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    First example of a feature under this heading in this publication. Described as 'by one of themselves'.

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  12. LADIES COLUMN MID CHESHIRE.—TIMBER AND PLASTER HOUSES.— BLACK AND WHITE.—AN OLD MANSION.—A DANGEROUS MOAT.—OLD WINDOWS.—INSCRIPTIONS.— THE DARK PEOPLE.—PRESIDENT BRADSHAW.— FICKLEN...
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 22 December 1883 p 17 Article
    Abstract: TWELVE miles or less from the canopy of smoke which covers the district known in England as " the Potteries," I find a lovely wooded and pleasant cou ... 2165 words
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    Last example of a feature under this heading in this publication. Described as 'by one of themselves'.

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  13. LADIES COLUMN HOME LIFE IN ENGLAND, BY A LONDON LADY. SMOKE AND FOG.—SMOKE-CONSUMING GRATES.—KITCHEN FIRES.—CO-OPERATIVE KITCHENS.—CAPT. WOLF'S PLAN.—FOOD FOR THE MILLION.—NURSING
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 19 January 1884 p 18 Article
    Abstract: THE season for smoke and fog has begun again, and accordingly the Association for the abatement of this nuisance is again in active operation, and I ... 2147 words
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    First example of a feature under this heading in this publication. Described as 'Home Life in England, by a London Lady'.

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  14. THE AUSTRALIAD. AN EPIC FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 20 December 1884 p 16 Article
    Abstract: TWAS brave De Quiros bent the knes before the King of Spain, And "Sire," he said, "I bring thy ships in safety home again— 1475 words
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    Poem by Mary Hannay Foott, first permanent woman staff journalist and women's editor for the Queenslander from 1886. See Clarke (1988) pp. 210-214

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  15. LADIES COLUMN HOME LIFE IN ENGLAND, BY A LONDON LADY. WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT.—No SUN.—BLEACHING PROCESSES.—GROANS PROM THE SOUTH.—JAPANESE VILLAGE.—MISERIES OF COLD.—JAPANESE AMU...
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 11 April 1885 p 17 Article
    Abstract: THIS, is indeed "the winter of our discontent," and I see but few people who are able cheerfully to maintain the fiction about the invigorating and b ... 2551 words
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    Last example of a feature under this heading in this publication. Described as 'Home Life in England, by a London Lady'.

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  16. LADIES COLUMN LONDON GOSSIP, BY ONE OP THEMSELVES. THE STAGE AS A PROFESSION.
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 6 June 1885 p 19 Article
    Abstract: THE stage has many attractions as a profession to a certain class of young people of both sexes, who believe themselves to be gifted with histrionic ... 2469 words
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    2013-07-15 15:06:56.0

    First example of a feature under this heading in this publication. Described as 'London Ladies' Gossip, by one of themselves'.

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  17. WOMAN'S COLUMN.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 7 January 1888 p 9 Article
    Abstract: It is exceedingly hard work to inveut new thiugs, and in the world of fashion it is not surprising that we find in new productions a repetition of th ... 2612 words
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  18. LADIES COLUMN LONDON LADIES' GOSSIP, BY ONE OF THEMSELVES. CLIMATES.
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Tuesday 15 February 1887 p 19 Article
    Abstract: I WAS present at a very animated discussion just now as to, which European country could boast of the best climate, and there was a learned professor ... 2574 words
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    Last example of a feature under this heading in this publication. Described as 'London Ladies' Gossip, by one of themselves'.

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  19. WOMANS COLUMN. DOMESTICITY AS A PROFESSION.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 28 November 1891 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Although it can no longer be said that marriage is woman's only profession, it must always be her chief one, and in training for any other she should ... 2832 words
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    Last example of this feature under this heading in this publication.

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  20. A Woman Journalist and Story writer. INTERVIEW WITH "A VICTORIAN GIRL." By "La Quenouille."
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 2 November 1895 p 844 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: For some years past I have been much interested in and a warm admirer of the work—so much of it as chanced to come my way—of the vivacious but 1380 words
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    Interview with Florence Baverstock (nee Blair) who later edited the Daily Telegraph's women's pages (1907-1914) and Sydney Morning Herald's women's section (1914-1918)

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  21. Display Advertising
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 2 November 1895 p 845 Advertising
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    Example of entire page of advertising for mail-order goods aimed at women (including 'ventilating corsets... specially adapted for our Queensland summer' and 'duty-free' jewellery from Sydney!), which appeared between articles in the 'Ladies' Column' in this publication.

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  22. WOMAN'S REALM. "Thou art a woman, And that is saying the best and worst of thee." —Bailey.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 16 April 1898 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Who would imagine that danger lurked hidden in such a simple article of apparel as a collar or a comb? Life, we know, is full of pitfalls, and if we ... 1717 words
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    First example of this column in The Argus

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  23. HOUSEHOLD PICTORIAL PAGE. NEEDLEWORK. CROCHETED SLIPPER. (From the "Delineator.) ABBREVIATIONS USED IN CROCHET.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 27 June 1903 p 32 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Ch.—Chain. ch. St.—Chain stitch. s. c.—Single crochet. d. c. Double crochet.—(Thread over 959 words
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    First example of this page under this title in 'The Queenslander'

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  24. A PAGE FOR WOMEN NOTICES.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 20 December 1905 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The "Herald's" Page for Women is published on Wednesdays. Communications should be addressed to "The Editor, A Page for Women, 40 words
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    Sets out the editorial policy for this page: "Contributions, from women preferred, will be considered. They should not exceed half a column in length."

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  25. A PAGE FOR WOMEN
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 February 1906 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The "Herald's" Page for Women is published on Wednesdays. Communications should be addressed to "The Editor, A Page for Women, 41 words
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    Early example of this feature under this heading in this publication.

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  26. THE LADIES' PAGES. Women Inventors.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Wednesday 25 December 1907 p 39 Article
    Abstract: Up to-ten years ago, a search of the patent office reports would have attested to the customary claim of the male doer of things that woman was backw ... 632 words
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  27. WOMAN'S REALM. "Thou art a woman, And that is saying the best and worst of thee." —Balley.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 23 June 1917 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Although it is six months from Christmas the matter of arranging for Christmas presents for the Australians in France is well in hand. At the bureau ... 1364 words
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    Last example of this column appearing under this sub-heading.

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  28. Display Advertising
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 30 June 1917 p 9 Advertising
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    A women's page consisting entirely of advertisements.

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  29. PRESENTATION TO MRS. BAVERSTOCK.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 8 August 1918 p 8 Article
    Abstract: There was a large and influential gathering in the drawing-room of the Australia yesterday afternoon, when a valedictory "at home" was tendered to Mr ... 275 words
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    Report of the retirement of Florence Baverstock (nee Blair).

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  30. WOMENS COLUMN.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 July 1918 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Publication of the "Page for Women," on Wednesdays, has been suspended until after the war, but the features will be continued from day to day. 57 words
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    An announcement that publication of the "'Page for Women,' on Wednesdays, has been suspended until after the War, but the features will be continued from day to day" and that contributions "from Women preferred, will be considered".

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  31. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 8 November 1922 p 12 Advertising
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    Advertisement for the Sydney Mail containing an index to their Women's Page. Headings include: 'The Charm of White', 'Crimson Poppies', 'Concerning Weddings', 'Dyes from the Gum Trees', 'Decorating the Christmas Cake'.

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  32. WOMANS REALM. SHOPS ABD SHOPPING.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 2 December 1924 p 22 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: A little over a week ago the first Christ[?] trumpet was sounded by a musician of three, He had been brought to see the shops, and following age-old ... 1299 words
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    2013-07-15 17:42:59.0

    Re-appearance of a feature under this heading in this publication.

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  33. A PAGE FOR WOMEN NOTICES. THRIFT UP TO DATE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 3 July 1918 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Sale time is the traditional period of loosened purse stringe, under the auspices of a so-called devotion to the cause of economy. "The bargain table ... 781 words
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  34. DEATH OF MRS. MARY HANNAY FOOTT.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 19 October 1918 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Australian literature has suffered a distinct loss by the death of Mrs. Mary Hannay Foott, which occurred at Bundaberg on Saturday last after a short 398 words
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    Obituary of Mary Hannay Foot, women's editor of the Queenslander 1886-1897.

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  35. WOMENS COLUMN. THE MESSAGE OF PEACE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 25 December 1918 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Faintly still, yet growing over stronger, the carol that the angels sang on that first Christmas morn is heard re-echoing through the ages, above the ... 366 words
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    2013-07-16 10:15:12.0

    Reappearance of this feature under this heading in this publication after suspension during the last months of First World War.

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  36. In the SOCIAL SPHERE
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 27 June 1925 p 22 Article
    Abstract: The official engagements of his Excellency the Governor (Sir Matthew Nathan) for the following week are as follows:— 169 words
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    First example of a page with this heading in the Brisbane Courier

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  37. WOMENS COLUMN. A BEADED GOWN.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 8 January 1926 p 6 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Evening, frocks are richly beaded, and the majority are cut on long, straight lines, in order to show the embroidery to the best effect. The crystal ... 77 words
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  38. WOMAN'S REALM WOMEN'S DRESS ACCESSORIES. Trifles That Count.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Thursday 14 April 1927 p 40 Article
    Abstract: IT is the "tout-ensemble" as the French people say) that counts so much in a woman's attire. French women pay more attention to such 1110 words
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    first example of page with this heading in The Queenslander

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  39. HOUSEHOLD PICTORIAL PAGE CAKES AND BUNS WITH DOUGH.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 9 April 1927 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Every one in the bush knows how "brownie" in appreciated, but there are various ways of making changes in the regular "brownie," and small buns and 1024 words
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    Last example of this page in The Queenslander

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  40. WOMANS REALM CHATTER.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Thursday 28 April 1927 p 39 Article
    Abstract: BRILLIANT sufishine and ideal weather conditions greeted the holiday-seekers at Easter. There was a general exodus to the favourite 1142 words
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    First example of this page under this title in The Queenslander

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  41. Death of "Fileuse."
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Thursday 22 May 1930 p 48 Article
    Abstract: READERS of the "Woman's Realm" will learn with deep regret of the death of Miss Stella Bruce-Nicol, who for the past four years has been 138 words
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    Obituary for Stella Bruce-Nicol (writing as 'Fileuse') in the Queenslander and editor of its women's page.

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  42. Womans Realm: Social News NANKIN AND LARGS BAY AUSTRALIAN AND OVERSEA PASSENGERS Interesting Experiences Related
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 January 1936 p 15 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Mrs. W. Ramsay McNicoll, wife of the Administrator of the Mandated Territory of New Guinea, arrived in Melbourne yesterday on the Nankin to spend a h ... 1552 words
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  43. THE WORLD OF WOMEN ART AND CRAFT DISPLAY Excellence of Handiwork
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 13 September 1937 p 9 Article
    Abstract: This year the Arts and Crafts Society of Victoria has gained more than 40 new members, and the zest and enthusiasm of 1054 words
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    'The world of women' page according to The Argus in 1937

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  44. WOMEN TO WOMEN KINDERGARTENS INSPECTED
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 11 February 1941 p 6 Article
    Abstract: As president of the New South Wales Lady Gowrie Child Centre Committee Lady Wakehurst, wife of the Governor of New South Wales showed great interest 324 words
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    last example of this page in The Argus?

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  45. The World of Women MRS. COLLINS PROUD AND HAPPY
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 12 February 1941 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Although she was a little regretful that she was not in Sydney yesterday to see the wonderful reception that city give to her son, Captain John Colli ... 675 words
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  46. ARMY WOMEN TRAIN Learning to "Man" Searchlights
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 23 February 1943 p 4 Article
    Abstract: SOMEWHERE IN AUSTRALIA. —To-day I saw the first women's searchlight unit in New South Wales training at an army camp 863 words
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    Women make it out of the 'women's pages' and into the news during the war effort. Article by Connie Robertson, described as 'Our Staff Correspondent'.

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  47. Womens' News HOUSING FOR WOMEN MUNITIONS STAFFS Work of the Y.W.C.A.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 26 May 1942 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At the Request oF the National Board of the Y.W.C.A., Miss Jean Scott (extension secretary, Sydney Y.W.C.A.), left yesterday 347 words
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    First example of this feature under this heading in this publication.

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  48. Daisy Bates —Aborigines' Friend
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 13 February 1945 p 7 Article
    Abstract: On the Nullarbor Plains there is bewilderment and sadness. Aborigines, clustered together in groups, have only one topic of conversation, one 566 words
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    Article by Caroline Isaacson on Daisy Bates in 'Week from the Woman's Angle' section'.

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  49. THE SH[?] Here they ar[?] have Planne[?]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 20 November 1945 p 8 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: REMEMBER the top-heavy turbans and the weighty-looking hats soaring towards heaven which were among the first fashion headlines from Paris 299 words
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    The return of Connie Robertson to fashion reporting duties at the end of 1945.

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  50. This Is One Family's Life In Rationed Britain
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 23 December 1947 p 2 Article
    Abstract: TEN days ago I arrived in London to discover for myself how the British housewife does her job, how she stretches the 1949 words
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    The first of Constance Robertson's series of articles from post-war London, reporting on "how the British housewife does her job" in a time of rationing.

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  51. ROUNDABOUT
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 14 September 1949 p 7 Article
    Abstract: CHEERING patches in the drear and cold of yesterday were brief meetings with a bunch of interstate women who have descended on Melbourne for the four ... 645 words
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    A social column titled 'Roundabout' by Freda Irving.

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  52. Summer Styles From Florida
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 14 December 1949 p 10 Article
    Abstract: IT'S the little details in frocks which make the difference between whether you're going to be happy or not when the thermometer rises. "Fashions fro ... 242 words
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    Social and fashion articles aimed to women, grouped together over several pages, without a heading. Note: placed with an advertisement for 'Girls' to work at the Commonwealth Bank, operating '"Hollerith" Office Machines at its Note Issuing Branch'.

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  53. WOMENS'S NEWS And FEATURES Autunn Roundup | U.S. Women Mad About Rhinestones
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 17 January 1952 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: NEW overseas styles show a definite trend toward glitter in after-five clothes for the autumn. Metallic thread is woven through fine wool fabrics and ... 327 words
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    An example of this feature under this heading in this publication, appearing weekly on Thursdays.

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  54. WOMEN'S NEWS And FEATURES THERE'S A SPENCER IN YOUR FUTURE!
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 31 July 1952 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE youthful jacket line for summer 1952 is the spencer line. Sometimes the 103 words
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    Example of 'Women's News and Features' in SMH: Fashion news announcing "THERE'S A SPENCER IN YOUR FUTURE!".

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  55. LADIES' COLUMN NOW PUBLISHED TUESDAY & SATURDAY
    Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 26 April 1952 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Subscribers and advertisers are notified that the Ladies' Column feature will appear on a Tuesday and 81 words
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    Last known reference to a 'Ladies' Column', citing the 'prevailing shortage of newsprint and the necessity to keep down, in the majority of cases, to four page issues, the usual Saturday feature has had to be spread over [Tuesday and Saturday].

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  56. WOMEN'S NEWS And FEATURES Top Halves Of Teams
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 24 July 1952 p 7 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: WITH the first Spring sunbeam and your new Spring suit, some a flock of 92 words
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    Last example of this feature under this heading in this publication.

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  57. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 23 October 1953 p 5 Advertising
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    Advertisement for 'Labor's New Modern Weekly Newspaper', the Australian News Review, which included film listings, book reviews and a 'women's page'.

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  58. Social News And Gossip
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 31 December 1954 p 6 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: LUNCHING together at Prince's yssterday were Mr. and Mrs. Tony Chisholm, of Alice Springs, who 448 words
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    Example of 'women's news' in the SMH.

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  59. Freda Irving found many Womans Page a doctor in this house HOSPITAL BALL A SELL-OUT
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 10 August 1956 p 9 Article
    Abstract: THE Royal Women's Hospital staged a sell-out for its Centenary Ball at the Palais, St. Kilda, last night, with 1,100 thronging the floor, a large per ... 782 words
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    Example of a social column by Freda Irving.

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  60. Woman's Page Rock 'n' roll to beauty, says Cosmetician
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 19 January 1957 p 20 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: "ROCK 'N' ROLL is just good fun for today's teenagers, as long as it's done in moderation," declared Miss Althea Siddons, Australian executive for a ... 441 words
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    2013-07-15 16:34:28.0

    Last example of a feature under this heading in this publication (from the last edition of The Argus).

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  61. What role d[?]women's pages play in today newspapers?
    The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) Wednesday 11 August 1982 p 40 Article Illustrated
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    Survey article from the last gasp of women's pages, within the pre-eminent Australian women's magazine.

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  62. Web page: Women Journalists in Australian History
    http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/cal/intro.html
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    A great resource edited by Dr Barbara Lemon, hosted by the Australian Women's Archives Project.

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  63. Pen portraits : women writers and journalists in nineteenth century Australia / Patricia Clarke
    Clarke, Patricia, 1926-
    [ Book, Audio book : 1988-1991 ]
    At 68 libraries
    Pen portraits : women writers and journalists in nineteenth century Australia / Patricia Clarke
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    Comprehensive and entertaining history of Australian women writing for newspapers up until the first world war.

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  64. Connie sweetheart : the story of Connie Robertson / Valerie Lawson
    Lawson, Valerie, 1943-
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    At 38 libraries
    Connie sweetheart : the story of Connie Robertson / Valerie Lawson
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    Biography of Constance Robertson (nee Stephens). Journalist on the Sun and Sunday Sun from late 1910s, editor of Women's Budget in the 1930s, then 'social editress' and Sydney Morning Herald women's editor 1936-1962. Continued to contribute a column to the Herald after retirement until her death in 1964.

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