MS 310 – Connections, Toledo’s Newspaper for Women
|Title||MS 310 – Connections, Toledo’s Newspaper for Women|
The Connections Collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by Prudence W. Stone on May 31, 1983. The Collection includes publication files, financial files, subscription files, correspondence and a complete set of Connections 1978-1983. No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. The collection was processed and register prepared in June 2015 by Elizabeth Hile at Bowling Green State University.
|Agency History||Connections, Toledo’s Newspaper for Women was first published in September and October of 1978. Fifty-two volumes of the bi-weekly women’s newspaper were printed from the first edition, published October 26, 1978, to the last in April 1983. Under the direction of Suzanne White Yeager, Patricia Kirchnew Appold and Suzanne Dotts Bocciarelli, the newspaper focused on a variety of subjects pertaining to both domestic and professional women. Home, education, consumerism, employment, health, sports, money, law, reviews, entertainment and religion were key themes within the Connections series, which aimed to provide readers with lifestyle information that supported women's roles as major consumers and decision makers.|
Subscription information including rates, schedules and renewals.
A mix of miscellaneous correspondence both addressed to and by Connections staff.
Contains advertisement contracts from various companies, as well as Connections’ Policy on Advertising Contracts.
Contains samples of advertisements including but not limited to, The Heritage Sampler, Margie Roth, and The Lavender Triangle.
Contains samples of news releases as received by Connections.
Complete collection of Connections newspapers
National Women’s History Month poster
National Women’s History Week poster