DETMER WOOLENS: “NEWEST STYLES FOR MEN”

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This week I was perusing the NYPL digital archives and came across these beautifully done mens catalogs from the 1920’s – 1940’s, published by Detmer Woolens. Not knowing a thing about the company, I did some digging and found that the history of Detmer Woolens is a pretty tragic tale, which is perhaps why so … Continue reading

PHOTOS | AMERICA IN COLOR

A friend of mine recently sent me a link to this absolutely spectacular set of photos compiled by the Denver Post. The collection is from an exhibit by the library of congress.  “These Images”, they say, “are by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, [and] are some of the only color photographs … Continue reading

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