100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Issued November 23, 1912

Clarence F Underwood was born in Jamestown, New York in 1871. He studied at the Art Students League and the Academy of Julian in Paris in 1896. Underwood was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York City in 1910 and was on staff of the New York Press. He currently illustrates for SATURDAY EVENING POST, LADIES’ WORLD and other magazines as well as many literary works.

SATURDAY EVENING POST
November 23, 1912
cover art by Clarence Underwood

Francis Scott Street and Francis Shubael Smith began their publishing partnership in 1855. The company became a publisher of inexpensive novels and weekly magazines starting in the 1880′s. After their deaths, Street & Smith Publications Inc. specialized in inexpensive paperbacks and magazines referred to as pulp fiction and dime novels. The term pulp referred to the cheap paper stock they used. THE POPULAR MAGAZINE was started in 1903.

THE POPULAR MAGAZINE
November 23, 1912

COLLIER’S WEEKLY
November 23, 1912
“Thanksgiving”

COLLIER’S WEEKLY
November 23, 1912
“Thanksgiving Turkey”

 

 

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