About: Diana Denny

Diana Denny Diana Denny received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from long enough ago to qualify as a historical document itself. She has spent many hours in what is a playground for history buffs, The Saturday Evening Post archives.

Posts by Diana Denny:

Boss playing golf in his office while his secretary is swamped with work
Classic Covers: Work Break

Yes, friends, we discovered many Post covers showing folks taking a well-deserved (well, in some cases) break from work. If you’re one of the unfortunate More

Early Rockwell Models

Norman Rockwell did Post covers from 1916 to 1963 — a remarkable 47 years. Who were the folks on his first generation of covers? More

The Homecoming by Norman Rockwell
The Homecoming

To create authenticity for the painting Christmas Homecoming, Norman Rockwell used family members, colleagues, and good friends as models. More

The Rookie
The Rookie

Sherman “Scotty” Safford—who posed as the up-and-coming pitcher for the Red Sox—shares the story of being discovered by Norman Rockwell. More

Say What Cartoons
Cartoons: Say What?

A slip of the tongue, drowning in jargon, unpronounceable names. Expressing yourself is not always easy. More

School Cartoon
Cartoons: School Daze

It’s time to stock up on notebooks and pencils, and brush up on those excuses. The hallowed halls of learning await. More

Cartoons: Beachcombers

Surfers, sandcastles, and sexy bikinis—no wonder someone once said, “the two most beautiful words are Summer Afternoon.” More

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