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Art for the Reich's Sake: Painting, Propaganda and the Hyping of 'Aryan' Culture

For several years in the late 1930s and early 1940s, during the summer months, Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich held what came to be known as “A Day of German Art,” conceived as a kind of Aryan-inflected kickoff for the annual Great German Art Exhibition in Munich.  574 more words

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October 25, 1939 letter home

Now this is definitely something that would be odd today: to receive a pheasant in the mail, and then proceed to eat it for dinner. I love these quirky snapshots of rural life 75 years ago! 1,270 more words



1939 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Pourtout Coupé


July 28th 1939: Cleveland Indians at Washington Senators.

Sometimes it’s pretty crazy to sit back and think about the players my great-grandfather would have played against. Not that it is particularly due to the time in which he played, anyone who plays in the Major Leagues will face top-talent, but perhaps it is the fact the names are coming from one of the  397 more words

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No time like the present: The strange temporal prison in which we live.

Not long ago I was browsing through microfilm of old newspapers, which is part of my job. I was looking at the New York Times… 1,018 more words


'Gone With the Wind': Photos From the Set of a Hollywood Epic, 75 Years Later

As the greatest Hollywood Civil War epic of them all approaches its 75th birthday, now is as good a time as any to take a look back at the movie that Roger Ebert, in his… 111 more words

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Felton Grove Resort: 1939

Felton Grove Resort ad – S.C Sentinel, July 15, 1939: 14 more words

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