Collectibles - "Cupid's Columns" - Woman's Newspaper - classified ads by women seeking men. Condition is Used. Very old publications for women seeking lover's or partners for marriage. This was a monthly paper that could be subscribed to for $1.00/yr, or 10cents per issue. I have 6 issues dating from Feb. 28, 1932 to Jan. 30, 1934 (others missing).Considering age, papers are in remarkably good condition except one from Feb. 28 1932 has a tear, but otherwise complete. Very unusual layout in that the papers open up into one big sheet, rather than individual pages - assume so they could simply be folded and opened to the page you wanted to view. Probably simpler to mail also.
I think this was a early forerunner of today's dating services, either magazines or internet. Definitely not something you've ever seen before. It was published in St. Paul MN starting in 1891 and continued until the 1930s or 40s. Apparently the St Paul MN Historical Society has information on the company.
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