A group of 21 1950s men’s magazines
21 American men’s pocket magazines from the 1950s, including titles People Today; Exclusive; Quick; Bold; Sensation; Focus; TV Life; She featuring pinups, glamour, bloomers, quackery and such wonderful articles as ‘I worshipped Satan’; ‘How to drink and stay sober’; Italy’s movie women : sirens or slobs?’; ‘Liberace’s “Forbidden fruit”; ‘The day 400 addicts raped a town!’; ‘The Beat Generation : Who are they? What are they? What do they do?’; “Hot rods and cold slabs”; ‘Cigarettes and your sexual behaviour’, the list goes on. Unsurprisingly many issues feature Marilyn Monroe as their ideal woman.