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96/275/3 Booklet, 'A guide to womanhood: a reliable sex education booklet for young women 15 years and over', paper, The Father and Son Welfare Movement of Australia, Australia, 1961. Click to enlarge.

Booklet, 'A guide to womanhood: a reliable sex education booklet for young women 15 years and over'

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The Father and Son Welfare Movement of Australia was founded in 1926 with the aim of providing authoritative sex education for young people as well as marriage and family guidance. In the years between 1954 and 1956 it issued its first set of nine sex education guides and its output since then has been prolific. In 1969 alone its sale of sex education books exceeded 1.5 million copies (in a country whose population was less than 12 million). It also produced recordings and sent out speakers to …

Summary

Object No.

96/275/3

Object Statement

Booklet, 'A guide to womanhood: a reliable sex education booklet for young women 15 years and over', paper, The Father and Son Welfare Movement of Australia, Australia, 1961

Physical Description

Booklet, 'A guide to womanhood: a reliable sex education booklet for young women 15 years and over', paper, The Father and Son Welfare Movement of Australia, Australia, 1961.

This is a soft-cover, staple bound 36-page booklet. The cover features a black and white photograph of a young woman carrying a sprig of fruit blossom.

Dimensions

Height

180 mm

Width

125 mm

Production

Notes

Written and published by the Father and Son Welfare Movement of Australia.

This particular edition was published in February 1961. The title was originally published some years earlier.

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

14 August 1996

Cite this Object

Harvard

Booklet, 'A guide to womanhood: a reliable sex education booklet for young women 15 years and over' 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 June 2022, <https://ma.as/152167>

Wikipedia

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