Barbara Jessen, Maine Tradeswomen's Network, Lesbian Connection, Portland Women’s Community Newsletter, No-Name-Yet Newsletter, Portland Women’s Community Newsletter, Prismatica, The Common Scold, Portland, Maine
Barbara Jessen formed the Maine Tradeswomen's Network, a loose organization of women in the trades and supporting personnel, in 1990, to promote networking, mentoring, and employment. The Collection consists of six newsletter titles, plus newspaper clippings, fact sheets, and articles - all covering LGBT and women’s issues in Maine and nationally.
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Jessen LGBT/Women’s Newsletter & Media Collection, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Collection, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, University of Southern Maine Libraries.
American Studies Commons, Cultural History Commons, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies Commons, Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Commons, Social History Commons, United States History Commons