1939: Nazis Can’t Stop Culture

The Nazis couldn’t stop culture, argued this 1939 editorial. Note Hitler’s displeasure with the German Nobel Peace Prize winner, which was echoed this year by China’s reaction to one of its dissidents winning the prize. Some things never change.

1939: Headline… May Not Be Entirely Accurate

While the 1960 headline says “Picture Taking Is Fun for These Boys,” I have my doubts. The kidlet on the left looks bored, and the kid on the right has that distinct look of kid-skepticism. If this were taken today, he’d have just said “Seriously?”

1960: Sibley’s Water Works

Sibley’s Water Works was being expanded in 1960.