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Date Span; ca 1905-1936
Extent 116 items
Biographical / Historical Sketch Dr. David Schell, family and psychological counselor from Selma, Alabama, heard Dr. Marty Olliff speak about the Archives of Wiregrass History and Culture on the Carolyn Hutchinson "Community Affairs" radio program over Troy Public Radio, June 18, 2007. His great aunt had given a collection of women's magazines (ca. 1905-1936) to Dr. Schell before she passed away. He provided these to the Archives of Wiregrass History and Culture (after 2012, the Wiregrass Archives).
Schell's "Aunt Lizzie" was his great-great aunt Elizabeth A. Coon (nee “Niece”) of Hickory County, Missouri. Though at one time she and her husband, Austin Coon, lived in Independence, MO, they moved to the unincorporated village of Galmy, near Wheatland and Hermitage, MO.
Three of the magazines in this collection--American Woman, Comfort, Good Stories--were published in Augusta, ME, a hotbed for pulp press monthlies designed primarily to entertain rural women and to advertise mail order goods. Between 1869 and 1912, Augusta was the "mail order magazine capital of the country," publishing 17 titles that by 1906 accounted for 1/3 of value of manufactured goods in that city. This according to Phyllis von Herrich’s website "Women’s History Trail, Augusta, Maine, 2002.http://dll.umaine.edu/historytrail/site14.html>
Comfort had the largest circulation of these magazines. William Gannett created it in 1888 as a way to market his patent medicine "Oxien." Comfort was the first American magazine to reach ½ million circulation (1895) and in 1905 affirmed its circulation at 1 million. Frank L. Mott, who’s History of American Magazines is the standard source, calls Comfort a "cheap miscellany for the home," with items of interest for everyone in the family.
Neither New York nor Chicago would allow themselves to be left out of this magazine market. Dr. Schnell’s collection also contains Illustrated Stories published by Edwin F. Nason in NYC and Woman’s World out of Chicago.
Scope/Content: Consists of popular magazines from the first 1/3 of the 20th century and a number of loose pages of advertisements and covers, the latter retained for their illustrations.
Illustrated Companion: Oct. 1924
Illustrated Companion: Feb. 1912
Illustrated Companion: Mar. - Nov. 1907 - Bound
Illustrated Companion: Jun. 1927
Illustrated Companion: Jan. - Dec. 1910 - Bound
Illustrated Companion: Mar. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Jul. 1912
Illustrated Companion: Jun. 1912
Illustrated Companion: May 1912
Illustrated Companion: Aug. 1912
Illustrated Companion: Oct. 1912
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1912
Illustrated Companion: Nov. 1912
Illustrated Companion: Nov. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Oct. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Aug. 1915
Illustrated Companion: May 1915
Illustrated Companion: Feb. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Jul. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Jun. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1923
Illustrated Companion: Oct. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Nov. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Apr. 1926
Illustrated Companion: Aug. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Aug. 1924
Illustrated Companion: Aug. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Jun. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Feb. 1926
Illustrated Companion: Jul. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Nov. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Feb. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Jul. 1927
Illustrated Companion: Aug. 1927
Illustrated Companion: Jun. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Jan. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Apr. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Dec. 1915
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Oct. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Oct. 1916
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1916
Illustrated Companion: Jan. - Dec. 1911 - Bound
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1924
Illustrated Companion: Mar. 1913
Illustrated Companion: Jul. 1917
Illustrated Companion: Dec. 1916
Illustrated Companion: Jul. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Apr. 1925
Illustrated Companion: May 1925
Illustrated Companion: Feb. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Mar. 1925
Illustrated Companion: Sep. 1914
Street & Smith's Love Story Magazine n.d.
McCall's Magazine: Jul. 1910
McCall's Magazine: Oct. 1917
McCall's Magazine: Feb. 1910
McCall's Magazine: Jan. 1904
Gentlewoman: Oct. 1936
American Needle Woman: Aug. 1924
Good Stories: Apr. 1922
Good Stories: Nov. 1932
Good Stories: Feb. 1932
Good Stories: Sep. 1931
Good Stories: Oct. 1932
Good Stories: Feb. 1930
Good Stories: Oct. 1929
Good Stories: Aug. 1922
Good Stories: Nov. 1925
Good Stories: Jun. 1915
Good Stories: Sep. 1929
Good Stories: Mar. 1928
Good Stories: Sep. 1922
Women's World: Feb. 1912
Women's World: Jan. 1916
Women's World: Mar. 1912
Women's World: Oct. 1911
Women's World: Jun. 1928
Women's World: Jul. 1913
Women's World: Nov. 1928
Women's World: Dec. 1924
Women's World: Oct. 1924 [Cover Only}
Women's World: Jan. 1925
Women's World: Jul. 1925
Women's World: Oct. 1915
Women's World: Aug. 1911 [Cover Only]
Women's World: Dec. 1924 [Cover Only]
Women's World: Nov. 1911
Women's World: Oct. 1915 [Cover Only]
Women's World: May 1915
Women's World: Apr. 1929
Women's World: Aug. 1928
Women's World: [Advertisement] 1915
Grit: May 1949
How to Make Cornhusk Dolls: 1973
Woman's World [Incomplete - 4 leaves] [Variations in Salt Pork] n.d.
Advertisement: Dromedary Dates / Victrola n.d.
Advertisement: Wilbur's Stock Food / Palmolive Soap n.d.
Advertisement: Kellogg's Corn Flakes / Old Dutch Cleanser n.d.
Advertisement: Instant Postom Cereal n.d.
Advertisement: Colgate [Gifts] / Christmas Surprise Coupon n.d.
Advertisement: Fairbank's Gold Dust / Perfection Oil Cook Stoves n.d.
Modern Priscilla, The: Jun. 1917
American Women: Jan. 1916
American Women: Jan. - Dec. 1910 - Bound
American Women: Jan - Dec. 1907 - Bound
American Women: Oct. 1912
American Women: Jan. - Dec. 1909 - Bound
American Women: Jan. - Dec. 1905 - Bound
American Women: Jan. - Dec. 1908 - Bound
Comfort: Jan. 1909
Comfort: Jun. 1917
Comfort: Jan. - Dec. 1909 - Bound