Woman and the Press

June 13, 1862

The article tells of a meeting recently held in Boston, in regard to “a new periodical to be devoted to the interests of woman.” The article includes a “Prospectus of the Woman’s Journal”…”it appears strange that women , constituting one half of humanity, should have no organ in America, especially devoted to the promotion of their interests…”  The motto of the proposed Journal is:  “Equal Rights for all Mankind”.  The article lists contributors already secured, including Lydia Maria Child, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips.

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