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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Our 1877 Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas shopping in the 19th century may not have been any easier than it is today, but Saturday Evening Post writers knew just what to... More

Articles of Fashion

The release of the Vogue digital archives prompted a look back at some of our own fashion journalism.... More

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Bill W’s Last Drink

Few articles in the Post had the impact of “Alcoholics Anonymous," which prompted 6,000 letters to the Post editors and sparked national interest in the... More

Watching the Jackie Watchers

In 1967, journalist Alan Levy was in New York City, studying the crowds of fans and photographers who swarmed around Jackie Kennedy. As you'll read... More

Missing Jim Henson

This week, we remember the Muppet Master, whose creations live long after him. Fortunately, we have a 1976 interview Jim Henson gave the Post in... More

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