The mechanical man has been ‘humanized’ in some respects and taught some of the manners of polite society. The Westinghouse robot - Mr Willie Vocalite - shown in this photograph smokes cigarettes and obligingly ‘gives a light’ to his companion. Another robot in Pennsylvania State College with a glass throat and water lungs puffs cigars all day long and reports scientific facts about tobacco which the most expert human smokers could not find out.  photo taken on April 16th, 1931

The mechanical man has been ‘humanized’ in some respects and taught some of the manners of polite society. The Westinghouse robot - Mr Willie Vocalite - shown in this photograph smokes cigarettes and obligingly ‘gives a light’ to his companion. Another robot in Pennsylvania State College with a glass throat and water lungs puffs cigars all day long and reports scientific facts about tobacco which the most expert human smokers could not find out.  photo taken on April 16th, 1931

models from the drapery exhibition, sharing a cigarette during a break - April 8, 1929

models from the drapery exhibition, sharing a cigarette during a break - April 8, 1929

A Half-Ton of Terpsichore
an act which is liable to bring down the house, (with a crash), is the Tiny Rosebuds, at present rehearsing in New York for a Buffalo appearance. Membership in the troupe is restricted to young ladies weighing at least 200 pounds. Here is the troupe relaxing after a light (heavy) workout. Left to right, are: Nick Elliott, instructor: Hieni Joyce, wgt. 215: Bobbie Diamond, Captain, wgt. 210: Fannie De Belis, wgt. 201: Tiny Sinclair, wgt. 240: and Dorothy Baer, wgt. 230.
May 11, 1935

A Half-Ton of Terpsichore

an act which is liable to bring down the house, (with a crash), is the Tiny Rosebuds, at present rehearsing in New York for a Buffalo appearance. Membership in the troupe is restricted to young ladies weighing at least 200 pounds. Here is the troupe relaxing after a light (heavy) workout. Left to right, are: Nick Elliott, instructor: Hieni Joyce, wgt. 215: Bobbie Diamond, Captain, wgt. 210: Fannie De Belis, wgt. 201: Tiny Sinclair, wgt. 240: and Dorothy Baer, wgt. 230.

May 11, 1935

Ziegfeld Girls at Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York, 1923
left to right - Olive Vaughn, Helen Shea, Viola Clarens, Leonara Baron, Vivian Vernon, Jessie Reed, Emily Drange, Gladys Loftus
photo by Kadel & Herbert

Ziegfeld Girls at Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York, 1923

left to right - Olive Vaughn, Helen Shea, Viola Clarens, Leonara Baron, Vivian Vernon, Jessie Reed, Emily Drange, Gladys Loftus

photo by Kadel & Herbert