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[1940 Pin Up posters for calendar mockup]

Description: Pin Up poster calendar mockup from 1940 of The Varga Girl(s) by Peruvian-American painter Alberto Vargas. The mockup for the calendar showcases images for the corresponding month beginning in January and ending in December.
Date: 1940
Creator: Vargas, Alberto
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[1940 Pin Up posters for calendar mockup]

Description: Pin Up poster calendar mockup from 1940 of The Varga Girl(s) by Peruvian-American painter Alberto Vargas. The mockup for the calendar showcases images for the corresponding month beginning in January and ending in December.
Date: 1940
Creator: Vargas, Alberto
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Dali Girl

Description: A page from Esquire Magazine featuring front and back Kodachrome photography collages.
Date: [1940..1949]
Creator: Blumenfeld, Erwin & Szyk, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Hurrell Photograph: Marjorie Woodworth]

Description: A single front and back page from Esquire magazine featuring color Kodachrome photographs of women and descriptive text. This page features American actress Marjorie Woodworth [1919-2000].
Date: [1940..1955]
Creator: Hurrell, George & Blumenfeld, Erwin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Magazine Kodachromes of Models]

Description: A page from an unidentified magazine featuring a front and back leaf of women models posed in fashionable clothes and accessories. The front features a Kodachrome collage of a woman standing by a mirror with her reflection turned to face herself wearing a slightly different dress followed by a printed color photograph of a woman with black hair in a blue evening gown posed on a striped couch.
Date: [1940..1949]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[True Magazine Petty Girl Illustration]

Description: Page from True magazine featuring an illustration of a Petty Girl and a painting of a winter morning scene that is a reference to the printers Currier and Ives. Pin-ups by artist George Petty or "Petty Girls" first made their appearance in 1933 and into the 1950s set the standard for American female beauty. The hallmarks of Petty pin-ups are elongated limbs most noted in the legs, a flirtatious smile, and telephones.
Date: [1940..1960]
Creator: Petty, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[True Magazine Petty Girl Illustration]

Description: Page from True Magazine featuring an illustration of a Petty Girl followed by a reproductive print of 3 men and a woman on a white sailboat. Pin-ups by artist George Petty or "Petty Girls" first made their appearance in 1933 and into the 1950s set the standard for American female beauty. The hallmarks of Petty pin-ups are elongated limbs most noted in the legs, a flirtatious smile, and telephones.
Date: [1940..1960]
Creator: Petty, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[True Magazine Petty Girl Illustration]

Description: Page from True Magazine featuring an illustration of a Petty Girl followed by a reproduction of an Audubon print of the male Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo.Pin-ups by artist George Petty or "Petty Girls" first made their appearance in 1933 and into the 1950s set the standard for American female beauty. The hallmarks of Petty pin-ups are elongated limbs most noted in the legs, a flirtatious smile, and telephones.
Date: [1940..1960]
Creator: Petty, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[True Magazine Petty Girl Illustration]

Description: A page center spread from True magazine featuring an illustration of a blonde Petty Girl kneeling in a blue military uniform paired with the text "...so take my advice and just bet your shirt!" followed by a page of illustrations and descriptive text of fashionable American swimwear by painter William Pachner. Pin-ups by artist George Petty or "Petty Girls" first made their appearance in 1933 and into the 1950s set the standard for American female beauty. The hallmarks of Petty pin-ups are elongated limbs most noted in the legs, a flirtatious smile, and telephones.
Date: [1940..1955]
Creator: Petty, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Hurrell Photograph: Pamela Randall]

Description: A front and back spread from the December edition of Esquire Magazine 1940. This spread features a color reproduction of a Hurrell photograph of actress Pamela Randall [1918-1991] followed on the reverse by eight card illustrations featuring reproductive etchings by Howard Baer and descriptive text by Phil Stack.
Date: December 1940
Creator: Hurrell, George; Stack, Phil & Baer, Howard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Esquire Magazine Varga Girl Illustration: Nice Neighbors]

Description: A spread from Esquire magazine featuring an illustration of two Varga Girls representing the United States (the pilgrim) and Spain (the senorita) paired with a two stanza verse "Nice Neighbors" by Phil Stack. On the following side of the spread is a reproduction offset lithograph print of various sports and recreation fashion watercolor illustrations by Robert Goodman for the May edition of 1941.
Date: May 1941
Creator: Vargas, Alberto; Stack, Phil & Goodman, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Esquire Magazine Varga Girl Illustration: Bouquet for a Bride]

Description: A spread from Esquire magazine featuring an illustration of a Varga Girl styled as a bride in a wedding dress, veil, and stockings throwing her shoe paired with a two stanza verse "Bouquet for a Bride" by Phil Stack. On the following side of the spread is a reproduction offset lithograph print of men's fashion illustrations by William Pachner featuring hats accompanied by descriptive text for the June edition 1943.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Vargas, Alberto; Stack, Phil & Pachner, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Esquire Magazine Varga Girl Illustration: Curves are Trumps ]

Description: A spread from Esquire magazine featuring an illustration of a redhead Varga Girl flying styled to a card and gambling theme paired with a two stanza verse "Curves are Trumps" by Phil Stack. On the following side of the spread is a reproduction offset lithograph print of sketches and photographs celebrating fathers day clipped from the June edition of Esquire Magazine in 1943.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Vargas, Alberto; Stack, Phil & De Vos, Leon
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Esquire Magazine Varga Girl Illustration: Patriotism Minus]

Description: A spread from Esquire magazine featuring an illustration of a brunette Varga Girl wearing a floor-length silver dress paired with the verse Patriotism Minus by Phil Stack. On the following side of the spread is a reproduction offset lithograph print of men's fashion illustrations by William Pachner featuring shoes and socks for every occasion accompanied with labels and descriptive text.
Date: November 1941
Creator: Vargas, Alberto; Stack, Phil & Pachner, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1942 The Varga Girl Esquire Calendar]

Description: Pinup Esquire calendar from 1942, of The Varga Girl(s) by Peruvian-American painter Alberto Vargas. The calendar begins in January and ends with December, featuring verses by Phil Stack and a "checkpayer" wager and payoff scenario on the back of each pin up girl.
Date: 1942
Creator: Vargas, Alberto
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Varga Girl Calendar]

Description: Pinup calendar from 1942, of The Varga Girl(s) by Peruvian-American painter Alberto Vargas. The calendar begins in January and ends with December, featuring verses by Phil Stack and astrological signs on the back of each pin-up girl.
Date: 1942
Creator: Vargas, Alberto
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Esquire Magazine Varga Girl Illustration: Reveille]

Description: A spread from Esquire magazine featuring an illustration of a blonde hula dancer Varga Girl paired with the verse Reveille by Phil Stack. The next image is a spread of illustrations by Pachner with descriptive text detailing men and women's winter sports and recreation fashion. This clipping came from the February edition of Esquire Magazine 1942.
Date: February 1942
Creator: Vargas, Alberto; Stack, Phil & Pachner, [William]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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