|Jewish Blame for Nazism (The Literary Digest, 1933)|
The Tin Can (Click Magazine, 1945)
"An English engraver, Thomas Kensett, who came to the U.S. in 1812 is responsible for the huge tin can industry. When Nicholas Appert invented a method of preserving sterilized food in air-tight bottles, Kensett visualized the possibilities of food in cans. He got a patent in 1825 and set up a factory, sold canned food to masters of sailing ships. His cans really were of tin; but today, though the name has clung, they are 98 1/2% steel with a thin coating of tin."
You might also like to read about the necessity of tin can recycling during W.W. II.
Group Psychotherapy for Weight Loss (Coronet Magazine, 1951)
To mark the six decades of success since the introduction of weight loss support groups became an established tool in the battle against obesity, we are posting one of the very first articles on the topic. Sixty years? time flies when your having fun...
"The idea of using 'group psychotherapy' in weight-reduction is the brain child of Dr. Albert L. Chapman, former Chief of the Division of Chronic Diseases, U.S. Public Health Services...Group psychotherapy is nothing more than putting to work the adage 'Misery loves company'. People who have a problem in common get together and freely discuss it without fear of mockery.
The early records of accomplishment in the use of group psychotherapy for weigh control proved so remarkable in the Forties that the method soon spread throughout North America and the world."
Flapper Magazines for Sale
This site is selling two issues from FLAPPER MAGAZINE:
One issue from October of 1922 and the other dated from June, 1922.
Both issues are in fine shape, given how old they are, and they are nowhere close to falling apart: their stapled bindings are in fine form and the pages are sturdy, as the flapper intended them to be.
Please click the blue "article" tab below to see images of these historic magazines.
Why Englishmen Resist Socialism (Literary Digest, 1897)
Attached are the thoughts of German socialist Karl Liebknecht (1871 - 1919) concerning the matter as to why he believed the British working classes seemed so thoroughly unenthusiastic about launching a socialist rebellion in their country.
Vincent Sheean Covered the Spanish Civil War Alongside Robert Capa ('47 Magazine, 1947)
New York-based journalist Vincent Sheean (1899 - 1975) remembered a funny anecdote told to him by the iconic combat photographer Robert Capa (1913 – 1954). The story took place during the Spanish Civil War when Capa was diving for cover amidst the panic of a Luftwaffe bombardment in Bilboa or Guernica...