August 18, 2019

Today in History: Conde Nast, Vogue & Clothing Styles

Today in History–March 26–the Library of Congress features publisher Condé Nast, born on this day in 1874. While working as an advertising executive for Collier's, Nast created the concept of magazines based on targeted groups of readers. In 1909 he purchased Vogue and five years later created Vanity Fair. Learn more about American clothing styles by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access primary sources related to clothing, style and fashion. Condé … [Read more...]

Today in History: Radio City Music Hall

Today in History–December 27–the Library of Congress features Radio City Music Hall, opened on this day in 1932. Learn more about the history of Art Deco theater by reviewing the Today in History section, then click the links below to for more primary sources. Radio City Music Hall Opened to the Public in New York Radio City Music Hall images Radio City Music Hall program & select newspaper articles Radio City Music Hall historical newspaper coverage … [Read more...]