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Whole Year Through: The Deseret News Advertises in the Children’s Friend, 1949

By: Ardis E. Parshall - February 13, 2012

Even Mormons who live far from Salt Lake often check in with the Deseret News online, to read Emily Jensen and Nate Oman and various lesser mortals. In 1949, the News bought the inside front cover (with color!) of every issue of the Children’s Friend, touting its children’s features and working up its future audience.

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January

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February

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March

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December
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2 Comments »

  1. “Get Mom or Dad to subscribe to the NEWS today.”

    Ha!

    Comment by David Y. — February 13, 2012 @ 1:42 pm

  2. The funny pages in the March and December ads are big enough that the reader can actually enjoy the drawings.

    Uncle Remus (July) seems a bad choice from a modern perspective…

    Comment by The Other Clark — February 13, 2012 @ 2:47 pm

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