Has The Narnia Lion Left Your Wardrobe Funky?

Fumigate it with one of the various fumigation products from Johnson & Johnson – circa the early 1900s, that is. Page from A Book With A Mission, copyright 1903, Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, N.J., U.S.A.

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FDR, What A Knitter

Long before Rosey Grier, FDR was sporting the needlecraft. Of course, FDR thought he was a cheeky little monkey, mocking men knitting. Or maybe he thought it was ironic. That FDR, what a hipster.

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Image via The National Archives:

Newly married Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt ham it up for the camera—he knits while she drinks from his cocktail glass. Hyde Park, New York, 1906. ARC Identifier 197222.

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Dames & Dogs #78

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From the National Archives:

Although Fala might be the most famous of the Roosevelts’ dogs, this is a different Scottish terrier from decades before Fala joined the family. This photograph was taken in 1907. The dog, Duffy, is competing with Anna Roosevelt for a treat from the hand of FDR (who is standing over them, not yet stricken by polio).