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  Volume 17, Number 1, Spring 2005

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Women's History

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Editors' Note

pp. 6-9

New Directions in African American Women's History

Polishing Brown Diamonds: African American Women, Popular Magazines, and the Advent of Modeling in Early Postwar America

pp. 10-37

"They Didn't Treat Me Good": African American Rape Victims and Chicago Courtroom Strategies During the 1950s

pp. 38-61

"Ye Gave Them a Stone": African American Women's Clubs, the Frederick Douglass Home, and the Black Mammy Monument

pp. 62-86

Maternal Matters

Maternal Societies in France: Private Charity Before the Welfare State

pp. 87-111

Social Work's Revised Maternalism: Mothers, Workers, and Welfare in Early Cold War America, 1946-1963

pp. 112-136

Performing Identities

Spectacular Striptease: Performing the Sexual and Racial Other in Vancouver, B.C., 1945-1975

pp. 137-164

A Queer and Contested Medium: The Emergence of Representational Politics in the "Golden Age" of Lesbian Paperbacks, 1955-1963

pp. 165-188

Book Reviews

Catholic Women and the Development of Maternal Welfare in France

pp. 189-191

The Politics and Spectacle of Fashion and Femininity

pp. 192-200

Representation, Categorization, Identity, and Sex

pp. 201-209



pp. 210-211



pp. 214-215

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