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Girl Zines Collection. Sophia Smith Collection.

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Girl Zines Collection. Sophia Smith Collection.


Self-published magazines created primarily by young women and girls, who share a strong feminist perspective. Topics include "third wave" feminism, lesbian relationships, erotica, and fat liberation. The collection is comprised primarily of individual issues, mostly dating from the 1990s. View finding aid:


Sophia Smith Collection

Items in the Girl Zines Collection. Sophia Smith Collection. Collection

Zine cover with cartoon image of 3 teenagers thinking of various activities. Contents includes "I was a kiddie brat -- puberty pranks -- mocket / emily's sassy lime -- monsters -- teenyboppers / hot for teacher -- donut runs & lots more!".

Zine cover with drawing of woman in apron standing behind box with bubbles around bottom

Zine cover featuring drawing of fruit in front of human vending machine

Six women in car on cover, armed with guns and scissors

Cover is a processed-chicken mosaic of a woman (possibly Drew Barrymore)