Jessica Parr

Collective Fat Awareness in 1950s America: Wishful Shrinkers or Cheerful Cherubs?

I recently returned to New Zealand, the country where I grew up, and met with a childhood friend for a long overdue catch-up over coffee. The conversation turned to my doctoral research and how my recent research trip to the Midwest had gone. As I recounted my archive adventures and my delight at finding such… Read more →