A Trip Out to Hebden Bridge

Yesterday, my friend Rachel and I decided to take a trip over to Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. According to the community website: “Known as the┬áPennine Centre, Hebden Bridge takes its name from the packhorse bridge over Hebden Water. The town developed in late medieval times as a river-crossing and meeting point of packhorse routes from…

Woman to Woman: Owners Worry

Taken from ‘Woman’ magazine, week ending January 12th, 1952: “What a nation of grumblers and worriers we are! I guess I used to be the same, but three years of living among the natives in South America took away my grouses. They have practically nothing by our standards, living very primitively, going out to fish…

April Illustrations: Woman 1947

All of these illustrations come from┬ámy oldest magazine: Woman magazine from April 26th, 1947. It amazes me that something made of paper can last for so many years. The magazines from the earlier eras are so much thinner than the later editions. The styles in clothes, hair and makeup seem to change drastically as well….

Present Parade: Scheurich 414

A couple of weeks ago, I bought another massive stack of vintage magazines from the same man I bought them from last summer. When we got gome, I excitedly grabbed a magazine off the top of the pile and flicked through. Imagine my amazement when the page above appeared! Proof that in 1967, West German…