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Details

Object ID 003908

Object Name Woman's Day magazine

Object Desc July 1942 issue of Woman's Day magazine

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003913

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General Category Printed Material

Category Periodicals

Source David Schmid

Source Category Donation

Accession Date DEC 3,2015

Credit/Acknowledgement David Schmid

Location Room 1, Shelf 17

Object Date 1942

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords magazine,Woman's Day,housekeeping,housewife,recipes,decorating,


Title Woman's Day magazine

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Edition July 1942

Description / Abstract July 1942 issue of Woman's Day Magazine.

Physical Description Magazine measures 8.5" wide and 11.5" high. Cover features an illustration of a July 4th concert in the park. Issue sold for 2-cents. Bottom right corner of cover has a small flag shaped stamp which says "Buy United States War Savings Bonds and Stamps." Back cover has color advertisement for A&P Super Market. Magazine has 66 pages.

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Publisher Stores Publishing Company

Publisher Details Following the 1936 opening of A&P's first modern supermarket (in Braddock, Pennsylvania), A&P expanded Woman's Day in 1937 through a wholly owned subsidiary, the Stores Publishing Company. Selling for two cents a copy, (33 in 2014) the magazine featured articles on childcare, crafts, food preparation and cooking, home decoration, needlework and health, plus a revival of cartoonist Walter Hoban's Jerry on the Job comic strip in a 1939 Grape-Nuts ad campaign. Sold exclusively in A&P stores, Woman's Day had a circulation of 3,000,000 by 1944. This had reached 4,000,000 by the time A&P sold the magazine to Fawcett Publications in 1958. By 1965, Woman's Day had climbed to a circulation of 6,500,000.

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Date DEC 3,2015

Summary Very Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Some minor edge wear on cover and along the spine.


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