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Steven Heller takes a look at the work of the remarkable Reba Sochis—one of the very few women in design in the 1940s.

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Dingbats, Ribbons and Ampersands

Samuel Welo hand-drew and -lettered the 1927 Studio Handbook: Letter & Design, a chunky little tome for the art studio habitué to love.

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Going Dutch

Steven Heller examines an artifact from the 1933 Chicago World's Fair — Old Dutch Cleanser.

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Mad Mensches

Steven Heller reviews Kerri P. Steinberg's informative “Jewish Mad Men: Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience.”