LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
MATTERS OF FACT
POSTSCRIPTS TO HISTORY
THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA
THE TIME MACHINE
Forty years ago, a tangle of chaotic events led to the death of Hitler, the surrender of the Nazis, and the end of World War II in Europe
The twenties and thirties saw a host of new ways to separate customers from their money. The methods have not been forgotten.
Magnificently impractical and obsolete almost as soon as they were built, the cable lines briefly dominated urban transportation throughout the country
It was a hundred years ago, and the game has changed a good deal since then. But there are plenty of people who still hold that cranky old Hoss Radbourn was the finest that ever lived.
Walden is here, of course; but so too is Fanny Farmer’s first cookbook
While a whole generation of artists sought inspiration in the wilderness, George Inness was painting the fields and farms of a man-made countryside