About: Jeff Nilsson

Jeff Nilsson Jeff Nilsson is the director of Post archives. He is a specialist in American history, with graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin, University of New Mexico, and Eastern Michigan University. He writes weekly features for the website. Contact Jeff at j.nilsson@satevepost.org.

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Vintage Auto Ads: Chrysler

From fuselage style to the introduction of the Hemi, Chrysler was an innovator throughout the 20th century. Gorgeous Chrysler car ads from the pages of... More

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The Great Berlin Escapes

The world was stunned when the East German government began building a massive wall to imprison its people 54 years ago. But thousands refused to... More

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Vintage Auto Ads: Ford

A look back at the evolution of Ford automobiles, through the advertisements that appeared in the pages of The Saturday Evening Post.... More

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What’s the Matter with College?

Higher education draws as much media attention, and criticism, as other big businesses. Articles from the Post archive reveal the institution’s critics have been around... More

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Enter the King, Bob Dylan

In the first eight years of his career, Bob Dylan already had five gold records, but he never let that go to his head according... More

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