Country Women, Issue 14: Foremothers
Country Women, Issue 14: Foremothers
Country Women, Issue 14: Foremothers

Country Women, Issue 14: Foremothers

Issue #14 (February 1975) of the collectively-edited publication from the feminist back-to-the-land commune Country Women in Albion, CA on the Mendocino coast. In at least 33 issues published through 1979, Country Women featured articles on feminist shared experience, practical how-to tips on country living (animal raising, carpentry, farming) and published poetry, songs and drawings by contributors from around the country. Each issue usually focused on a theme, plus practical articles. Issue 16 (1975) stated that 7,500 copies were being distributed to 150 bookstores in 26 states, and that the publication had over 2,000 subscribers. As of Issue 23 (1977), 11,000 copies were being printed.

This issue's theme is "Foremothers" and includes articles on pioneer women in Nebraska, "Herstory" lives, personal remembrances and family histories, a bibliography of women's history books, and more. Practical articles include blacksmithing, self defense, wine making, birth control, herbal medicine and more. Item #1073.

Condition: Very Good-, 6.5" diagonal soft crease to upper right corner of first 16 pages; light fading to covers; mailing label affixed to back cover; toning to interior newsprint pages as is common; now in a custom-made, protective mylar dust jacket.

Feminist Periodical
Country Women
8.5" x 10.5"
64 pages
Staplebound
Albion, CA: 1975

Price: $40.00