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Detroit – the City of Champions and the Motown

For slightly over than 300 years of its history, Detroit has evolved from a small settlement, known as Fort Ponchartrain du Détroit, into the City of Champions and to the Motown with its unique atmosphere, distinct local coloring, and features, easily recognizable throughout the world. Center of the American automobile industry and home of legendary …

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Bringing Literature to the Masses - History of American Front Cover Art

Bringing Literature to the Masses – History of American Front Cover Art

One reason images are so powerful is that one doesn’t necessarily need an education to decipher them. In an instant, a person can roughly work out what a picture is trying to communicate. It was this principle that lead American publishers to use the illustrated front cover to sell and bring literature to the masses. …

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