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October 9, 2004 2:22 PM   Subscribe

The Golden Age of Iron Men - Online Physical Culture Musem

Complete scans of an odd and very large collection of muscle/fitness publications and profiles of the authors, all from the early part of the century.
posted by dobbs (6 comments total)
dam, for a minute i thought you meant these iron men.

cool stuff though! thanx!
posted by Stynxno at 2:49 PM on October 9, 2004

early part of the century

Is that from like 2001?

Thanks for the post.
posted by epimorph at 3:31 PM on October 9, 2004

Oops. My mistake. Shoulda been "early part of the last century." Sorry about that.
posted by dobbs at 6:14 PM on October 9, 2004

I have a small fascination with Bernarr Macfadden. One, the spelling of his first name. Two, I know the part of Missouri, even the place itself, where he was born. I can easily envision a miserable existence there, yet, I think of it as beautiful and have a sentimental attachment to the place.
posted by Mo Nickels at 7:08 PM on October 9, 2004

This is great, dobbs - I particularly like the ironic Wills cigarette cards. Fabulous artwork and old photos on this site.

Mo the links you posted are great too. ;-)

Maxalding is another site in this genre.
posted by madamjujujive at 7:26 PM on October 9, 2004

Wonderful find. Thanks!
posted by fluffycreature at 7:08 AM on October 10, 2004

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