Print media was a mainstream form of communication in the 1950's, shaping the lives of the everyday consumer and one of the major sources of national and international information available to the public at the time. Addressing world events, lifestyle trends, daily challenges, fashion, politics, gender roles and more, all you needed to know was found on those glossy pages.
Let's take a look back at the covers of some major publications for a dose of some good 'ol 1959 American family values!
The Saturday Evening Post
|http://www.nopatternrequired.com/2009/09/tuesdays-retro-guest-lets-talk-fashion-1959/; http://www.condenaststore.com/-sp/Mademoiselle-Cover-June-1959-Prints_i8485792_.htm; https://www.myfdb.com/covers/118716-mademoiselle-cover-march-1959|
|http://www.originalmmc.com/teenmags.html; http://www.elderly.com/vintage/items/300U-3006.htm; http://www.whosdatedwho.com/tpx_4096971/teen-magazine-united-states-november-1959/|