For more than 10 years Betty Abbott was the only woman on the seven-member Omaha City Council. She showed up at City Hall on December 30, 1975, in a sweater that read: “Omaha City Council. Six and the Single Girl.” It was a parody of “Sex and the Single Girl,” a 1962 book by Helen Gurley Brown. THE WORLD-HERALD
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For more than 10 years Betty Abbott was the only woman on the seven-member Omaha City Council. She showed up at City Hall on December 30, 1975, in a sweater that read: “Omaha City Council. Six and the Single Girl.” It was a parody of “Sex and the Single Girl,” a 1962 book by Helen Gurley Brown. THE WORLD-HERALD

Like anything you see? Contact Michelle at Michelle.Gullett@owh.com or call 402-444-1014 to purchase prints.