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Diana Denny Diana Denny received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from long enough ago to qualify as a historical document itself.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.

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Classic Art: John LaGatta

From 1929 to 1941, John LaGatta painted twenty-two Saturday Evening Post covers and too many inside story illustrations to count. More

Chon Day Cartoons

For over six decades, Chon Day cartoons were favorites of Post readers. Some call him the "Cartoonist's Cartoonist." More

Classic Covers: The Stanlaws Girls

You may not be familiar with the rather unusual name of artist Penrhyn Stanlaws, but “Stanlaws Girls” rivaled the “Gibson Girls” of the early twentieth More

“Freedom From Want” by Norman Rockwell from March 3, 1943
Classic Covers: Thanksgiving

Norman Rockwell and his mentor, J.C. Leyendecker, not only created more Post covers than any other artists, their art helped shape the way Americans think More

Cartoons: World War II

Although there's nothing funny about war, creative people can find humor almost anywhere. Here are some cartoons from WWII-era issues of the Post to prove More

Sept/Oct 95
Cartoons: Autumn

Autumn is about falling leaves, football, and, of course, Halloween! Looking at the funny side of this beautiful, spooky season are our great Post cartoonists. More

Rockwell’s Silly Side

Norman Rockwell had a terrific sense of humor, as reflected in some of his most famous Post covers. Join us in a look at the More

Cartoons: Oldies But Goodies

Were cartoons from the 1950s and ’60s as funny as today’s? How about from World War II? We trolled old issues of the Post for More

Classic Covers: Leslie Thrasher

Watching a painting appraisal on TV recently, a reader became curious about artist Leslie Thrasher and asked for more information about him. We discovered some More

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