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February 6, 2013 · Collections, Manuscripts ·

Good Flying Weather CHSThere are times when pictures are indeed worth a thousand words. Today I am going to let the pictures speak for themselves. These are images from a newspaper printed in New Canaan and later Stamford, Connecticut, in the 1930s. These particular issues date from 1939. I found the “weather reports” particularly inventive and powerful. The paper was the Connecticut Nutmeg and can be read in our Research Center.

Masthead with another weather "report."

Masthead with another weather “report.”

A political weather report.

A political weather report.

A visual comment about the 1939 Olympics, held in Berlin.

A visual comment about the 1939 Olympics, held in Berlin.

A statement regarding Poland.

A statement regarding Poland.

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