Australia’s Women’s Weekly magazine had been turning out issues for twenty-six years by the time they answered rising fears of teen delinquency and and the cultural impact of rock-n-roll.
Series: Teen Reads
What were your favorite books and magazines when you were a teenager? Here are some of ours.
Elvis fans are aflutter over his thirteen year old boy signature.
Career Girl Romances
Career Girl Romances was an Australian teen romance comic series produced during the ’60s and ’70s, highlighting the life and times of women who selflessly sacrificed their pursuit of careers in favour of a lifetime of love and happiness.
Phil Kirkland’s Illustrations of Adolescence
Caption: “If government can legislate against drugs, may it some day require people to take them?”
Larry Clark’s “Teenage Lust”
“I wanted to present the way kids see things, but without all this baggage…You know…they’re living in the moment not thinking about anything beyond that and that’s what I wanted to catch.
Yearbook covers of American schools in the Saudi Aramco American compounds of the Saudi Arabian Eastern Province.
A Taste Of Honey
Shelagh Delaney was eighteen years old when she wrote A Taste of Honey (1958), a groundbreaking play that talked about the social issues of the British working class and feminist cultural movements.
Soviet Beauty Queens
Dashwood Books in NYC recently published a book-like zine on Soviet Beauty Queens.
Shocking Pink was a feminist zine put out by a collective of young women in London.
Dolly Freed wrote Possum Living : How To Live Well Without A Job And With (Almost) No Money at the age of 18 with only a 7th grade education.