I took so many more pictures at the library than I had time to use in this post. Here are some goodies:

I particularly loved these Downton-esque matrons, no doubt pillars of their communities:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!

There were a few great illustrations from the 1920s:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!

BUT DEPRESSION-ERA GLAMOUR THO:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!

I mean, seriously:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!

That image on the left looks rather like sexual harassment to the modern eye:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!

And then of course there was plenty of WTF:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!

And then, courtesy of commenter accordingto, who sent me this amazing commemorative cross-stitch pattern—in honor of the MOON LANDING. God bless America:

In the Ladies' Home Journal Archive--Fashion Outtakes!