The People's Home Journal. January, 1924, Volume XXXIX--No. 1

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Original publisher's white paper wrappers with staple binding. Full-page color illustration on front cover of a painting. The painting shows a young smiling child in snowy weather against a gray background wearing an orange cap and gloves and holding a snowball. 10 3/4" x 14." Forty-two pages, complete. Illustrations, most in black-and-white, a few in color, complete. Advertisements interspersed throughout, some of which are illustrated in black-and-white or color. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Pages and covers have age toning (covers look light beige), slight wrinkling, slight wear at the extremities, and several small closed tears and chips along the edges and spine. Both covers also have a small puncture. A Very Good copy. The January 1924 issue of the People's Home Journal. The People's Home Journal was a general-interest magazine aimed toward women and families. Some of the recurring topics were housekeeping, cooking, and short fiction. The magazine was founded in 1885 and published its last issue in 1929. The following are the features in this issue by section or category. Special Features: "The Girl and the Bandit," "The Quest of the Black Fox," "The Golden Girl," "Seekers," "Orramel Jones and the Golden Hen," and "What Modern Science Says of Meat." Departments: "Editorial," "Dominion (Poem)," "Needlework," "Fashions," "Fun and Fact," "Recipes," "Photo News," "Household Discoveries," "Puzzles," and "Green Meadow Club." The ads promote different businesses, products, and services including Cream of Wheat, Victrola, Procter & Gamble, Campbell's Soups, Fels-Naptha, Gold Medal Flour, Sealdsweet Florida Grapefruit and Sealdsweet Florida Oranges [spread], Davenport Bed, Beech-Nut Prepared Spaghetti, Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream, and Jell-O.