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Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Magazine

Published Monthly at St. Cloud, Minnesota
Dan B. Haslam, Editor and Publisher

(Some issues for 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, & 1934)

Below is a list of the issues of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen that I have in my collection. As I complete each magazine, I will add the link below. Advertisements: Some of the advertisements started in the January 1926 issue of these magazines. New advertisers are added as they appear in the issues. (If you need a high resolution image from any of the articles, feel free to contact me.) Peggy B. Perazzo

  • 1. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, January 1926, Vol. II, No. 7 (some of the contents listed below)
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – Wash Drawing,” by Dan B. Haslam (The writer states that the purpose of this article is:  “…to aid the student in the making of simple wash drawings applicable to memorial work….” in one color.  There are drawings of the following:  1. Flat wash light,  2. Poor – Muddy,  3. Flat Wash – Dark,  4. Rendering in Wash,  5. Pencil and Wash,  6. Axed Shading, and 7. Rock Shading.)
    • The Observer,” by G. A. Nichols (monument-related business advertising ideas)
    • Historic Ornament – Something About Curves,” by Glanville Smith (The following shapes are diagrammed:  1. Parabola, 2. Ellipse,  3. Hypocycloid,  4. Witch of Agnesi,  5. Limaçon,  6. Spiral,  and 7. Entasis. pp. 18-20, 22-23, and 26)
    • A Business of Three Generations” (photo caption: “James Horne Granite Shop at Luverne” Minnesota – See photograph below.)
Front cover of the January 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Diagrams of curve designs in the January 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Granite shop run by James Horne in Luverne, Minnesota in the January 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the January 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams of curve designs in the January 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Granite shop run by James Horne in Luverne, Minnesota in the January 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

    • Advertisements in the January 1926 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen magazine:
      • Melrose Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Rex Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Universal Granite Company – The House of Seven Brothers, St. Cloud, Minnesota (Joseph F. Trebtoske, President)
      • A. M. Simmers & Sons, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • United Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • St. Cloud Granite Works, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Peerless Granite Company, Little Falls, Minnesota
      • Pyramid Granite Works, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Hunter’s Mahogany Memorials – Quarries, and Manufacturers, Robert Hunter, Milbank, South Dakota
      • Granite City Tool Company, Inc., Barre, Vermont
      • Trow & Holden Company, Barre, Vermont
      • C. F. Ladner Hardware Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Royal Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Granite City Iron Works & Granite City Electric Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Oglesby Granite Quarriers, Elberton, Georgia – Blue “Oglesby” Granite
      • Ideal Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota – St. Cloud Red and Gray and eastern granites
      • New Westerly Granite Company, Milford, New Hampshire, Proprietors of the Smith Granite Quarry, Milford, N.H. – New Westerly Granite
      • Grewe Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota – Wholesale St. Cloud Red and Gray Granite
      • Empire Quarrying Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota – “Red Rose” Granite
      • Little Falls Black Granite Company, Little Falls, Minnesota – Sold exclusively by W. C. Townsend & Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • National Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota – Minnesota Mahogany Granite
      • North Star Granite Corporation, St. Cloud, Minnesota - North Star Red, Indian Red, Pioneer Dark Gray, and Black Diamond Granites
      • Granite City Granite Company, The Ahlgrens, St. Cloud, Minnesota – Superior Red and Gray Granites
      • W. C. Townsend & Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota – Principal Office: Zanesville, Ohio (in business 70 years)
  • 2. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, March 1926, Vol. 2, No. 9 (some of the contents listed below)
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – A Simple and Quick Method of Making Large Drawings from Small Photos,” by Dan B. Haslam.
    • Monumental Shades and Shadow,” Article II., by Jerome Aske. (“The method of shadow delineation with which we are about to deal in the present article, reduces the problem of shadow projection to its ultimate degree of simplicity….”)
Front cover of the March 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Diagram in the the March 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Sand-blast equipment advertisement in the March 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the March 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Diagram in the the March 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Sand-blast equipment advertisement in the March 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

    • Advertisements in the March 1926 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen magazine: In addition to the advertisers listed in the January 1926 issue above, the following advertisers have advertisements in the March 1926 issue:
      • St. Cloud Iron Works, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • John Clark Co., Rockville, Minnesota; Chicago Representative:  E. C. Willison
      • Barre Electric Company, Barre, Vermont
      • Ruemelin Manufacturing Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Sand blast machines, dust fans, dust arresters, nozzles, glue, air compressors, etc.)
  • 3. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1926, Vol. 2, No. 11 (some of the contents listed below)
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Poppy in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Records and Costs, Retail Monument Dealers,” Article II. Books of Entry, Ledgers, Operation of the system, by John J. Bachmann, C.P.A. (Minnesota)
    • Monumental Shades and Shadows,” Article IV., by Jerome Aske
    • Photograph of the interior of the McCall Granite Works in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  (The company opened in 1862.)
Front cover of the May 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Poppy designs in the May 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Display area of the McCall Granite Works in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in the May 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the May 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Poppy designs in the May 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Display area of the McCall Granite Works in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in the May 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

    • New Advertisement in the May 1926 issue that was not in the issues above:
      • The Breen Hotel, St. Cloud’s leading hotel, Rotary Headquarters, Headquarters for the memorial craftsmen all the time  (“European Plan Rates $1.50 to $2.50.  Dining and Grill Rooms in connection.”)
  • 4. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, June 1926, Vol. 2, No. 12 (some of the contents listed below)
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Oak and Ivy in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Records and Costs, Retail Monument Dealers, by John J. Bachmann, C. P. A. (Minnesota)
    • National Convention, Detroit, August 17-20, 1926
    • Photograph of the New England Granite Works Plant at Pella, Iowa
      Front cover of the June 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Ivy & Oak designs in the June 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

      Front cover of the June 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

      Ivy & Oak designs in the June 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

    • New Advertisement in the May 1926 issue that was not in the issues above:
      • The John Swenson Granite Company, Concord, New Hampshire
  • 5. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, July 1926, Vol. 3, No. 1 (some of the contents listed below)
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Daffodil in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Photograph of the Montclair Monumental Works, Montclair, New Jersey
Front cover of the July 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Daffodil designs in the July 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Photograph of the Montclair Monumental Works in Montclair, New Jersey, in the July 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the July 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Daffodil designs in the July 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Photograph of the Montclair Monumental Works in Montclair, New Jersey, in the July 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

  • 6. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, September 1926, Vol. 3, No. 3 (some of the contents listed below)
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Daisy in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • The Jewish Alphabet,” after rendering by Al. Konetzni
    • Photograph of the O. C. Watson Monumental Co. plant located at the entrance to Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado
Front cover of the September 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Daisy designs in the September 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Diagrams of the Jewish Alphabet in the September 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the September 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Daisy designs in the September 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams of the Jewish Alphabet in the September 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

    • New Advertisement in the September 1926 issue that was not in the issues above:
      • Globe Steel Abrasive Company, Mansfield, Ohio
  • 7. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, October 1926, Vol. 3, No. 4.
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Lily in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Overhead Expense,” by A. A. Baldwin, Proprietor of the Belleville Marble and Granite Works, Belleville, Kansas  (Interior and exterior photographs of the Belleville Marble and Granite Works are included in this article.)
    • Correction in Our Jewish Alphabet Plate
    • Emblems for Memorials”  (An image of the U.S. American Legion logo in included.)
Front cover of the October 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Lily designs in the October 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Photograph of the Belleville Marble and Granite Works, Belleville, Kansas, in the October 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the October 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Lily designs in the October 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Photograph of the Belleville Marble and Granite Works, Belleville, Kansas, in the October 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

  • 8. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, November 1926, Vol. 3, No. 5.
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Rose in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • St. Cloud Granite Men Are Guests of Ruby Red Quarries” (Wausau, Wisconsin)  (photo caption)  “Granite Men at Wausau.”
Front cover of the November 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Rose designs in the November 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen Photographs of granite men visiting the quarries at Wausau, Wisconsin, in the November 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the November 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Rose designs in the November 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

Photographs of granite men visiting the quarries at Wausau, Wisconsin, in the November 1926 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

  • 9. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, December 1926, Vol. 3, No. 6.
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Poinsettia in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Emblems For Memorials.”  (The Veterans of Foreign Wars U.S. emblem is shown in this article.)
    • Dealers’ Private Memorials Design Contest Winners:  (1)  “The Summershill Memorial,” located in the Green Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.  (2)  “The Batchelor Memorial,” designed by the owner William H. Batchelor about 1906, Shoals, Indiana.
Front cover of the December 1926 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Poinsettia design suggestions in the December 1926 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen The Veterans of Foreign Wars U.S. emblem in “Emblems For Memorials”

Front cover of the December 1926 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Poinsettia design suggestions in the December 1926 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

The Veterans of Foreign Wars U.S. emblem in “Emblems For Memorials”

  • 10. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, January 1927, Vol. 3, No. 7.
    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – A Review on Perspective,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Emblems For Memorials” (Two emblems of the Masonic Lodge are presented in this article.)
    • A photograph shows the “operation of a lettering device,” the Air-Take-Off device that changes an auto engine into an air compressor in use in a cemetery, invented by the Mount Brothers of Memphis, Missouri.
    • Photographs of the office and views of the large display yards of the Washington Monument Company, of Washington, Kansas, which was established in 1876.
Front cover of the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Perspective design as applied to memorials in the “Monumental Drawing and Lettering - A Review on Perspective” (Pl. 1) section of the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Perspective design as applied to memorials in the “Monumental Drawing and Lettering - A Review on Perspective” (Pl. 2) section of the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Front cover of the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Perspective design as applied to memorials in the “Monumental Drawing and Lettering - A Review on Perspective” (Pl. 1) section of the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Perspective design as applied to memorials in the “Monumental Drawing and Lettering - A Review on Perspective” (Pl. 2) section of the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Masonic Lodge emblems from “Emblems For Memorials,” in the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Washington Monument Co., Washington, Kansas, monument display yards in the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Photograph of the Air-Take-Off device that changes an automobile engine into an air compressor, invented by the Mount Brothers of Memphis, Tennessee, in the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Masonic Lodge emblems from “Emblems For Memorials,” in the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Washington Monument Co., Washington, Kansas, monument display yards in the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Photograph of the Air-Take-Off device that changes an automobile engine into an air compressor, invented by the Mount Brothers of Memphis, Tennessee, in the January 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

    • New Advertisement in the January 1927 issue that was not in the issues above:
      • Mount Bros., Memphis, Missouri
  • 11. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, February 1927, Vol. 3, No. 8.
    • Emblems For Memorials”  (Modern Knights Templar Emblems are included in this article)
    • Memorials Bear Witness to Depth and Tenderness of Human Love,” address delivered by Ivan Johnson, Field Service Representative of The Rock of Ages Corporation, of Barre, Vermont, before the convention of memorial craftsmen of Minnesota, January 26, 1927.
    • Minnesota and Dakota Memorial Craftsmen Meet at Minneapolis,” 21st Annual Convention
    • Why Not Change Our Credit System?,” by Mr. C. Oogard
      Front cover of the February 1927 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen The “Emblems For Memorials” section of the February 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, which discusses modern Knights Templar emblems

      Front cover of the February 1927 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

      The “Emblems For Memorials” section of the February 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, which discusses modern Knights Templar emblems

  • 12. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, March 1927, Vol. 3, No. 9.
Front cover of the March 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Primrose Design Suggestions in the Monumental Drawing and Lettering - the Primrose in Applied Ornament section, in March 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Diagrams of Drawing Memorials in Perspective - Simple Methods (pp. 13), Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, March 1927

Front cover of the March 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Primrose Design Suggestions in the Monumental Drawing and Lettering - the Primrose in Applied Ornament section

Diagrams of Drawing Memorials in Perspective - Simple Methods
(pp. 13)

    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Primrose in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam 
    • Photograph of the Bowman Monument Works, M. L. Bowman and Henning, Proprietors, Burlington, Kansas  (pp. 25)
    • New Advertisements in the March 1927 issue that were not in the issues above:
      • Federal School of Illustrating, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      • Georgia Marble Finishing Works, Canton, Georgia
  • 13. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, April 1927, Vol. 3, No. 10.
Front cover of the April 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen Wood Sorrel Design Suggestions in the “Monumental Drawing and Design - The Wood Sorrel in Applied Ornament,” section of the April 1927 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Illustrations of Masonic Empblems in the “The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemanson” section of the April 1927 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Wood Sorrel Design Suggestions in the “Monumental Drawing and Design - The Wood Sorrel in Applied Ornament,” section

Illustrations of Masonic Empblems in the “The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemanson” section

    • Monumental Drawing and Lettering – The Wood Sorrel in Applied Ornament,” by Dan B. Haslam 
    • The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry” (Masonic emblems of the Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine and the 32º Scottish Rite are illustrated in the article.)
    • Photograph of the Henry Haertel Service Inc. cemetery monument plant and display yards located at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. (established in 1902)
    • New Advertisement in the April 1927 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • P. K. Lindsay & Co., Inc., Boston, Massachusetts
  • 14. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, July 1927, Vol. 4, No. 1.
The front cover of the July 1927 issue of  "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Drawings of flowers in “Monumental Design - The Language of the Flowers” section of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," July 1927 The Royal Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement in "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," July 1927

The front cover of the July 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Drawings of flowers in “Monumental Design - The Language of the Flowers” (1927)

The Royal Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement (1927)

    • Monumental Design – The Language of the Flowers,” by Dan B. Haslam  (Drawings of the following flowers are included in the article:  Lily of the Valley, Wild Rose, Blue Bell, Star of Bethlehem, Easter Lily, Violets, Passion Flower, Poppy, Daffodil, and Daisy)
    • Sales Letters,” by R. E. Johnson, Addison Lewis & Associates, Minneapolis,
    • On to Washington – The Soul of America,” the 22nd Annual Convention of Memorial Craftsmen of America in Washington D.C, August 16 to 19, 1927.
    • New Advertisements in the July 1927 issue that were not in the issues above:
      • Rock of Ages Corporation, Barre, Vermont
      • Johnson & Gustafson, Barre, Vermont
      • J. K. Pirie Estate, Barre, Vermont
      • Giudici Bros. & Company, Barre, Vermont
      • P. K. Lindsay & Co., Inc., Boston, Massachusetts
      • Valz Granite Co., Barre, Vermont
      • Victory Granite Company, Inc., Barre, Vermont
      • Sanguinetti Brothers, Inc., Granite Manufacturers, Barre, Vermont
      • Wetmore & Morse Granite Company, Quarries:  Barre, Vermont; Main Office:  Montpelier, Vermont
      • E. L. Smith & Company, Barre, Vermont
  • 15. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, August 1927, Vol. 4, No. 2.
Front cover of the August 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen “The Language of The Flowers” designs in the “Monumental Design” section of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, August 1927 Boy Scouts of America emblem in the “Emblems For Memorials” section of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, August 1927

Front cover of the August 1927 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

“The Language of The Flowers” designs in the “Monumental Design” section

Boy Scouts of America emblem in the “Emblems For Memorials” section

Front cover of the April 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Dakota Granite Works, Milbank, South Dakota, ad for their Mahogany Dakota Granite in the April 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memeorial Craftsmen" Drawings of mausoleums in the “Mausoleum Construction” section in the April 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memeorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1928 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Dakota Granite Works, Milbank, South Dakota, ad for their Mahogany Dakota Granite

Drawings of mausoleums in the “Mausoleum Construction” section

    • Timely Hints:  Suggestions for Advertising Copy,” by Dan. B. Haslam
    • Mausoleum Construction,” by George Brooks, Designer for the Melrose Granite Company, Article No. 6
    • Successful Granite Salesmen
    • Photograph of the Hanson Memorial Company Plant, Mankato, Minnesota
    • New Advertisements in the April 1928 issue that was not in the issues above:
      • Hebert & Ladrie, Sandblast Specialists, Barre, Vermont
      • Dakota Granite Works, Milbank, South Dakota
      • Gopher Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Burton Preston & Co., Mansfield, Ohio
  • 17. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May, 1928, Vol. 4, No. 11.
Front cover of the May 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams of Arches in the “Hints For The Draftsman” section of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," May 1928 Photograph of the Mandan Monument Works Plant in Mandan, North Dakota in "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," May 1928

Front cover of the May 1928 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams of Arches in the “Hints For The Draftsman” section

Photograph of the Mandan Monument Works Plant in Mandan, North Dakota (circa 1928)

    • Timely Hints:  Suggestions for Advertising Copy,” by Dan. B. Haslam
    • Hints For The Draftsman:  Drawing Arches,” by W. A. Murray, Vice-President, Novelli & Calcagni, Inc., Barre, Vermont
    • Successful Granite Salesmen
    • Photograph of the Mandan Monument Works Plant, Mandan, North Dakota
    • Design Show News,” 23rd Annual Convention and Design Show, Stevens Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, August 14-17, 1928
  • 18. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, November 1928, Vol. 5, No. 5.
Front cover of the November 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman" Diagrams of early architectural symbols in the November 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman" Photograph of the John O. Ball & Sons Memorials Display Room, est. 1876, in the November 1928 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman"

Front cover of the November 1928 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams of early architectural symbols

Photograph of the John O. Ball & Sons, Inc., Memorials Display Room, est. 1876

    • Timely Hints:  The Letterhead for the Memorial Industry
    • Greek Proportion,” by John Cargill, Designer, Charles G. Blake & Co., Chicago, Illinois
    • Photograph of the John O. Ball & Sons, Inc., Memorials Display Room, established in 1876 – Delaware Ave., Riverside, New York (address ?)
    • New Advertisements in the November 1928 issue that were not in the issues above:
      • Liberty Granite Company, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Waldron Shield & Company, Barre, Vermont
      • Henry C. Smalley Granite Company, Inc., Quincy Adams, Massachusetts
  • 19. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, January 1929, Vol. 5, No. 7.
Front cover of the January 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" “Musical Angles” diagrams in the January 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Soldier Memorial in Wahpeton, North Dakota from the Melrose Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minn., advertisement in the January 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the January 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

“Musical Angles” diagrams

Soldier Memorial in Wahpeton, North Dakota from the Melrose Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minn., advertisement

    • Musical Angles,” by John Cargill, Designer, with Charles G. Blake & Co., Chicago, Illinois
    • The Old Cross near Dupplin Castle,” in Scotland, pp. 13
    • Copyright Shoulder Shruggers,” by Homer Bliss
    • Photograph of the Rocky Mount Marble and Granite Company building and monument yard, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
    • Photograph of the Soldier Memorial at Wahpeton, North Dakota, included in the Melrose Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota, article
    • New Advertisement in the January 1929 issue that was not in the issues above:
      • Bliss Design Company, Rockford, Illinois
      • Alexander Dewar, Milbank, So. Dakota (Dewar’s Mahogany; quarries at Milbank, South Dakota)
  • 20. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, February 1929, Vol. 5, No. 8.
Front cover of the February 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Granite City Tool Co. advertisement in the February 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Ortonville Monument Works, Ortonville, Minnesota, advertisement in the February 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the February 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Granite City Tool Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement

Ortonville Monument Works, Ortonville, Minnesota, advertisement

    • If I Were A Salesman,” by Dr. Roy L. Smith
    • Is the Memorial Craftsmen of America An Organization Worthy of Support?,” Address of R. L. Belknap, President Memorial Craftsmen of America, Columbus, Ohio, February 8, 1929
    • Conventions
    • New Advertisement in the February 1929 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • Ortonville Monument Works, Ortonville, Minnesota
  • 21. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, March 1929, Vol. 5, No. 9.
Front cover of the March 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams of sundials in the “Something About Sundials” section, "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," March 1929 Photograph of the Piedmont Memorial Co. plant in Oakland, California, "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," March 1929

Front cover of the March 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams of sundials in the “Something About Sundials” section

Photograph of the Piedmont Memorial Co. plant in Oakland, California (circa 1929)

    • Something About Sundials,” by Archie S. Hill, Designer, Stotzer Granite Co, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Photograph of the Piedmont Memorial Company Plant, Oakland, California (Designers, Builders – Granite, Marble and Bronze)
  • 22. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, April 1929, Vol. 5, No. 10.
Front cover of the April 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Design sketches from the Historic Ornament and Modern Design section of the April 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" The Kluge mausoleum (located in the Waldheim Cemetery) executed by Charles Bianchi & Sons for the Otto Reich Monument Co., Forest Park, Illinois, in the April 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Design sketches from the “Historic Ornament and Modern Design” section

The Kluge mausoleum (located in the Waldheim Cemetery) executed by Charles Bianchi & Sons of Barre, Vermont, for the Otto Reich Monument Co., Forest Park, Illinois

    • Historic Ornament and Modern Design,” by Dan B. Haslam
    • Photograph of C. F. Davis, the Sales Manager of the Oglesby Granite Quarriers, Elberton, Georgia, in a snow-covered cemetery “in the northern part of the country.”
    • New Advertisement in the February 1929 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • Charles Bianchi & Sons, Barre, Vermont
  • 23. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1929, Vol. 5, No. 11.
Front cover of the May 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" “Architectural Scale Models,” section of the May 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Advertisement by the Memorial Craftsmen’s Association of Greater Detroit, Michigan, in the May 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the May 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

“Architectural Scale Models,” section

Advertisement by the Memorial Craftsmen’s Association of Greater Detroit, Michigan

    • How to Plan Your Advertising to Get Definite Results,” (A discussion of the different kinds of Advertising), by Harvey R. Kruse
    • Architectural Scale Models,” by Stanton B.Coffin
    • In Memoriam for William M. Dodd, of Zanesville, Ohio.  William M. Dodd began working as a traveling salesman in 1880 with “…Wm. C. Townsend, dealer in granite and marble.  He assumed half interest in the business five years later and took over the general management of the Company which is the oldest wholesale granite and marble concern in the United States having been established in 1856….”
  • 24. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, June 1929, Vol. 5, No. 12.
Front cover of the June 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Celtic Ornament article in the June 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Ruemelin Junior Sand Blast Generator and Cemetery Cabinet, in the June 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the June 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Celtic Ornament article

Ruemelin Junior Sand Blast Generator and Cemetery Cabinet article

    • Writing Newspaper Advertisements To Get Results,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • Numbers Correspond to Patterns of Celtic Ornament,” by John Cargill, Designer with Charles G. Blake & Co., Chicago, Illinois
    • Exhibitors at West Baden – the 24th Annual Convention and Design Show
    • Improved Ruemelin Junior Sand Blast Generator and Cemetery Cabinet” 
  • 25. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, August 1929, Vol. 6, No. 2.
Front cover of the August 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" North Star Granite Corp., St. Cloud, Minn., advertisement in the August 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" with a photograph of part of the 24th convention at West Baden monumental stone display Henry C. Smalley Granite Co., Inc., Quincy Adams, Massachusetts, advertisement in the August 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the August 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

North Star Granite Corp., St. Cloud, Minn., advertisement with a photograph of part of the 24th convention at West Baden monumental stone display

Henry C. Smalley Granite Co., Inc., Quincy Adams, Massachusetts, advertisement

Front cover of the September 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams of the: Crosses at Kilklispaen, Ireland; Killamery, Ireland; Clonmacnoise, Kings Co., Ireland; & Gosforth, Cumberland, England in the “Diagonals and Rectangles” section of the Sept. 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" The A. C. Grewe monument in the Sauk Rapids Cemetery, erected by the Grewe Granite Co. of St. Cloud, Minnesota in the Sept. 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the September 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams of Crosses at Kilklispaen, Ireland; Killamery, Ireland; Clonmacnoise, Kings Co., Ireland; & Gosforth, Cumberland, England in the “Diagonals and Rectangles” section

The A. C. Grewe monument in the Sauk Rapids Cemetery, erected by the Grewe Granite Co. of St. Cloud, Minnesota

    • Sales Letters and a Sales Plan to Help You Secure Business,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • Diagonals and Rectangles,” by John Cargill, Designer, Charles G. Blake & Co., Chicago
  • 27. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, October 1929, Vol. 6, No. 4.
Front cover of the October 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of “The New Orleans Tomb” in the October 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" “The End of the Trail” statue erected in the memory of Mr. John F. burr and his wife, located in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wisconsin in the October 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the October 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of “The New Orleans Tomb,” which includes a photograph of the Frommer tomb

“The End of the Trail” statue erected in the memory of Mr. John F. Burr and his wife, located in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

    • More About Sales Letters and Ideas for Their Presentation,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 1,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Photograph of “The End of the Trail” statue erected to the memory of Mr. John F. Burr and his wife by the firm of Burr and Pugh of Oshkosh, of which Mr. Burr was the senior member.  The monument was sculptured in Georgia Silver Gray Marble; and it is located in Riverside Cemetery in Oshkosh, Wisconsin near U.S. Highway No. 110.
  • 28. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, November 1929, Vol. 6, No. 5.
Front cover of the November 1929 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of “The New Orleans Tomb, Part 2,” in the November 1929 issue of “Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen” Diagram of a New Orleans tomb in the November 1929 issue of “Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen”

Front cover of the November 1929 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of “The New Orleans Tomb, Part 2”

Diagram of a New Orleans tomb

Front cover of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," December 1929 First page of the “The New Orleans Tomb, Part 3” article in "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," December 1929 Royal Granite Co. of St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement in "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," December 1929

Front cover of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen,
December 1929

First page of the “The New Orleans Tomb, Part 3” article

Royal Granite Co. of St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement

    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 3,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Photograph of Robert Sellers and Berkeley Carver of the D. O. Sellers Monument Works of Paola, Kansas “as Alex Duncan relates one of his “traveling-salesman” stories & Photograph of Alex Duncan with Mr. Bruce, proprietor of the Fort Scott Marble and Granite Works, Fort Scott, Kansas
    • New Advertisements in the December 1929 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • William M. Dodd and Son, Inc., Zanesville, Ohio (distributor of Purple Crystal Granite for Pyramid Granite Works, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota)
      • John A. Rowe Rustic Monumental Works, Bedford, Indiana  (Indiana limestone)
      • Memorial Guild, Rockford, Illinois  (“…a permanent source of artistically superior designs….”)
  • 30. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, January 1930, Vol. 6, No. 7.
Front cover of the January 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the “The New Orleans Tomb, Part 4” article in the Jan. 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the “Raising of Memorials to Dead Dates Back to Remotest Times,” article in the Jan. 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the January 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the “The New Orleans Tomb, Part 4” article

First page of the “Raising of Memorials to Dead Dates Back to Remotest Times,” article

    • Four Small Advertisements Planned For A Short Unified Campaign,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 4,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Raising Memorials to Dead Dates Back to Remotest Times,” by Roy Johnson, Independence, Missouri
    • Memorials That Will Never Be Erected,” by Robert E. Haslam  (“This design for a bootlegger’s memorial is the first of a series of designs commemorating various agents of public service who have escaped the poets….”)
  • 31. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, February 1930, Vol. 6, No. 8.
Front cover of the February 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Mausoleum diagrams, a part of "The New Orleans Tomb, Part 5," in the February 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Sketches of memorial types in chronological order, a part of the article "Memorial Types," in the February 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the February 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Mausoleum diagrams, a part of "The New Orleans Tomb, Part 5"

Sketches of memorial types in chronological order, a part of the article "Memorial Types"

    • Advertise the Private Mausoleum – Now, – While the idea is popular,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 5,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Memorial Types,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • Ten Granite Firms Merged With Rock of Ages Corporation,”  (Excerpts from the Barre Daily Times, Feb. 7, 1930)
    • New Advertisements in the February 1930 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • Mastercraft Memorials, Marr & Gordon, Inc., Barre, Vermont
      • M. G. Ambrosini & Company, Hardwick, Vermont
  • 32. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, March 1930, Vol. 6, No. 9.
Front page of the March 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article “The New Orleans Tomb - Part 6, in the March 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article “Memorial Types – the Tablet,” in the March 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front page of the March 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article “The New Orleans Tomb – Part 6

First page of the article “Memorial Types – the Tablet”

    • Direct Mail Suggestions to Help You Sell Private Mausoleums,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 6,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Memorial Types – The Tablet,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • Are You Satisfied or Dissatisfied with 1929?,”  (Address delivered by Mr. A. T. Thompson, President Colorado Dealers’ Association, at Denver, February 20, 1930)
  • 33. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, April 1930, Vol. 6, No. 10.
Front cover of the April 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article, "The new Orleans Tomb" in the April 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Cemetery memorial diagram included in the article, "Memorial Types - The Panel" in the April 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, “The New Orleans Tomb”

Cemetery memorial diagram included in the article, “Memorial Types - The Panel”

    • Add Letters to Your Campaign to Sell the Private Mausoleum,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 6 (sic),” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Memorial Types – The Panel,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • New Advertisement in the April 1930 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • Chas. J. Ross Co., Memorial Designers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 34. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1930, Vol. 6, No. 11.
Front cover of the May 1930 issue of "Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article, "The New Orleans Tomb" No. 7, May 1930 issue of "Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams from the article, "Memorial Types - The Stele," article, May 1930 issue of "Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the May 1930 issue of Design Hints For Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, "The New Orleans Tomb" No. 7

Diagrams from the article, "Memorial Types - The Stele," article

    • Two Sales Letters With Accompanying Inserts To Help You Sell Private Mausoleums,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 7,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Memorial Types – The Stele,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • New Advertisement in the May 1930 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • Franklin Printing Company, Memorial Advertising, Rockford, Illinois
  • 35. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, June 1930, Vol. 6, No. 12.
Front cover of the June 1930 edition of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen." First page of the article, "Memorial Types - The Sarcophabus" in the June 1930 edition of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen." Melrose Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement

Front cover of the June 1930 edition of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, “Memorial Types - The Sarcophabus”

Melrose Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement

    • Practical Newspaper Advertisements on Three Live Subjects:  1.  Promotion of the Private Mausoleum; 2.  Promotion of Memorial Sales; and 3.  Combatting the No-monument Cemetery idea,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • The New Orleans Tomb, Part 9,” by Leonard V. and Albert R. Huber
    • Memorial Types – The Sarcophagus,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • Convention News” – photo caption:  “Convention Hall at Buffalo, N.Y.”
    • Having No Name He Made One,” written for Design Hints by Dr. Roy L. Smith, regarding James Smithsonian, whose fortune founded the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. 
    • New Advertisement in the June 1930 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • The Cold Spring Granite Company, Builders with Cold Spring Pearl Pink and Pearl White, Home office at Cold Spring, Minnesota, Sales Office at Cleveland, Ohio
  • 36. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, July 1930, Vol. 7, No. 1.
First page of the July 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article, "Memorial Types - The Cottage," July 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams for the article, "Memorial Types - The Cottage," July 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

First page of the July 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, "Memorial Types - The Cottage," July 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Diagrams for the article, "Memorial Types - The Cottage," July 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

    • On To Buffalo,” (Convention)
    • Memorial Types – The Cottage,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • Which of These Advertising Problems Fits Your Case,” A series of newspaper advertisements designed to meet some of the problems facing Memorial dealers today.
    • Hints on making Scale Models of Monuments,” by Leonard V. Huber 
  • 37. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, August 1930, Vol. 7, No. 2.
Front cover of the August 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article, "Memorial Types - The Ledger," in the August 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Photos of parts of the Pyramid Mahogany Granite Quarry, Pyramid Granite Works, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement in the August 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the August 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, "Memorial Types - The Ledger"

Photos of parts of the Pyramid Mahogany Granite Quarry, Pyramid Granite Works, Inc., St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement

    • If Agitation for the ‘No-Monument’ Cemetery Bothers You, Try a Combination Mailing to Combat it,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • Highlights of the Convention” (The Silver Anniversary or Twenty-fifth Annual Convention and Design Show of the Memorial Craftsmen of America, held at Buffalo, New York, August 12th through 15th, 1930)
    • Memorial Types – The Ledger,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
  • 38. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, September 1930, Vol. 7, No. 3.
Front cover of the September 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article, "Memorial Types - the Monolith," in the September 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams from the article, "Memorial Types - the Monolith," in the September 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the September 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, “Memorial Types - the Monolith”

Diagrams from the article, “Memorial Types - the Monolith”

    • A Combination Letter and Booklet to Promote all Phases of your Business,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • Establishing Proper Relationship With Your Craftsman Neighbor,” Address delivered by Mr. C. G. Gloeckler, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
    • Memorial Types – The Monolith,” by Captain John K Shawvan, Chicago Branch Manager, Muldoon Monument Company
    • The Benisch Plan” (a financial plan relating to quarriers, manufacturers, and memorial dealers), report of Roswell M. Austin, Special Representative of the Memorial Extension Commission at Buffalo, August 14, 1930
    • New Advertisements in the September 1930 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • Cook, Watkins & Patch, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts  (memorial sales)
      • H. A. Whitacre, Inc., Middle Village, Burough (sic) of Queens, New York City & Carrara, Italy  (Italian marble statuary)
  • 39. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, December 1930, Vol. 7, No. 6.
Front cover of the December 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article, "Memorial Types - The Obelisk or Shaft," in the December 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams from the article, "Memorial Types - The Obelisk or Shaft," in the December 1930 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the December 1930 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the article, “Memorial Types - The Obelisk or Shaft”

Diagrams from the article, “Memorial Types - The Obelisk or Shaft”

    • A Sales Message with Four Inserts and Two Ways of Sending Them:  As a Letter and As a Folder,” by Harvey R. Kruse
    • Memorial Types – The Obelisk or Shaft,” by Captain John K. Shawvan
    • Memorial Contracting” by John K. Shawvan, Muldoon Monument Company, Chicago, Illinois
    • New Advertisements in the December 1930 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • Lincoln Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota  (office in Chicago, Illinois)
      • Cook, Watkins & Patch, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts  (memorial sales; plants in Barre, Vermont)
  • 40. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, February 1931, Vol. 7, No. 8.
February 1931 issue of the "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman" First page of the "Memorial Types - The Cross" article in the "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman" Diagrams of classical cemetery memorial designs from the article, "Design Hints on Better Memorials," in the "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman"

February 1931 issue of the Design Hints for Memorial Craftsman

First page of the “Memorial Types - The Cross” article

Diagrams of classical cemetery memorial designs from the article, “Design Hints on Better Memorials”

    • Memorial Types – The Cross,” by Captain John K. Shawvan
    • Design Hints on Better Memorials” by Stanley R. Poole, Architect (includes diagrams of the following styles:  Byzantine, Welsh, Roman, English Colonial, Pueblo, Franciscan, Gothic, Moorish, Grecian, and Egyptian)
    • Chicago Model Rental Library For Monument and Memorial Dealers,” by Captain J. K. Shawan  (photo caption:  “Captain J. K. Shawvan and the miniature model he used to complete the sale of the Fort Wayne, Indiana World War Memorial.”)
    • Memorial Extension Commission Incorporates” (under the laws of the state of Delaware)
    • New Advertisements in the February 1931 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • Johnson Granite Company, Inc., Quincy, Massachusetts  (Extra Dark Quincy granite, Goss’ Pink granite, Somes Sound granite, Pink Westerly granite, & all imported granites)
      • A. McIntosh & Company, David S. McIntosh & Alexander Diack, South Quincy, Massachusetts  (Westerly granites from New Hampshire)
      • Fritz-Cross Company, Color Lithographers & Water Color Printers, St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 41. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, April 1931, Vol. 7, No. 10.
Front cover of the April 1931 issue of "Designs Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Diagrams from the April 1931 article, "Memorial Types - The Sculptured Type," in the April 1931 issue of "Designs Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Designs from the article, "Some Recent Trends in Ornament" in the April 1921 issue of "Designs Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1931 issue of Designs Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Diagrams from the April 1931 article, “Memorial Types - The Sculptured Type”

Designs from the article, “Some Recent Trends in Ornament”

    • Memorial Types – The Sculptured Type,” by Captain John K. Shawvan
    • Some Recent Trends In Ornament” by Glanville Smith
    • Memorial Contracting,” by John K. Shawvan, Director of Chicago Model Library
  • 42. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1931, Vol. 7, No. 11.
Front cover of the May 1931 issue of "Design Hints for the Memorial Craftsmen" Curly Q's or vine designs from the May 1931 issue of "Design Hints for the Memorial Craftsmen" Photograph showing the erection of the Webber Mausoleum at Baltimore, Maryland, of Light Barre Granite, in May 1931 issue of "Design Hints for the Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the May 1931 issue of Design Hints for the Memorial Craftsmen

Curly Q’s or vine designs

Photograph showing the erection of the Webber Mausoleum at Baltimore, Maryland, of Light Barre Granite, by James O’Meara

    • Memorial Types – The Combination Type,” by Captain John K. Shawvan
    • Curly Q’s” (vine designs), by Glanville Smith
    • Memorial Contracting:  The Sales Employment Contract,” by John K. Shawvan, Director of Chicago Model Library
    • New Advertisement in the May 1931 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • Granite Manufacturers’ Association, Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 43. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, January 1932, Vol. 8, No. 7.
Front cover of the January 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Fig. 1 in the "Sculpture and its Message in Memorials" article in the January 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Photographs of the American-type of mausoleum & the Mediterranean-type mausoleum in the January 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the January 1932 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

Fig. 1 in the “Sculpture and its Message in Memorials” article

Photographs of the American-type of mausoleum & the Mediterranean-type mausoleum

    • Sculpture in Memorials,” by T. Peter Ziroli, Director, The Ziroli Studios of Chicago
    • Sculpture and its Message in Memorials
    • The American Type Mausoleum,” by Captain John K. Shawvan, Director of Chicago Model Library
    • Sculpture and its Place in Memorial Art
    • New Advertisements in the January 1932 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • Finneman-Kalusche Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Marathon Granite Company, Wausau, Wisconsin
      • The Fritz-Cross Company, Saint Cloud, Minnesota  (letterheads)
  • 44. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, April 1932, Vol. 8, No. 10.
Front cover of the April 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the "Christ in Memorial Art," "Sculpture in Memorials" section of the April 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the "Scandinavian Memorials" article in the April 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1932 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the “Christ in Memorial Art,” “Sculpture in Memorials” section

First page of the “Scandinavian Memorials” article

    • Sculpture in Memorials:  Christ in Memorial Art,” Chapter 3, by T. Peter Ziroli, Director, The Ziroli Studios of Chicago
    • Scandinavian Memorials,” Part 2, by William E. Willner
    • Depression Deductions,” by B. H. Baughman, Secretary-Treasurer, A. L. Freed Memorial Company, Kewanee, Illinois
    • New Advertisements in the April 1932 issue that were not in the previous issues above:
      • Lincoln Granite Company, St. Cloud, Minnesota
      • Beck & Beck, Inc., Barre, Vermont (established 1896)
      • Northwestern Granite Manufacturers Association, St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 45. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, August 1932, Vol. 9, No. 2
Front cover of the August 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the “Sculpture in Memorials - Symbolic & Allegoric Figures in Memorial Art” article in the August 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the “Scandinavian Memorials: Conclusion” article in the August 1932 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the August 1932 issue of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen

First page of the “Sculpture in Memorials - Symbolic & Allegoric Figures in Memorial Art” article

First page of the “Scandinavian Memorials: Conclusion” article

    • Sculpture in Memorials:  Symbolic and Allegoric Figures in Memorial Art,” Chapter 6, Part 2, by T. Peter Ziroli, Director, The Ziroli Studios of Chicago
    • Rapid Color Rendering:  Foliage,” by Van Burks
    • Scandinavian Memorials,” Conclusion, by William E. Willner
    • Inspiring Program at Craftsmen Convention,” the Memorial Craftsmen of America Convention in Washington, August 15 – 19, 1932
  • 46. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, April 1933, Vol. 9, No. 7
Front cover of the April 1933 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" First page of the article "Indian Art, Part 5" in the April 1933 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" Second page page of the article "Indian Art, Part 5" in the April 1933 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Front cover of the April 1933 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

First page of the article "Indian Art, Part 5" in the April 1933 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

Second page page of the article "Indian Art, Part 5" in the April 1933 issue of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen"

    • Indian Art,” Part 5, by Huetzin
    • New Advertisement in the April 1933 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • The Abendroth Studios, Chicago, Illinois  (cemetery stone portraits)
  • 47. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, November 1933, Vol. 9, No. 9
    Front cover of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" magazine, Nov. 1933 First page of the article, "The First Known Monument," in "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" magazine, Nov. 1933 Rex Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, cemetery monument advertisement, "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen" magazine, Nov. 1933

    Front cover of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen magazine,
    Nov. 1933

    First page of the article, "The First Known Monument," in Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen magazine, Nov. 1933

    Rex Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, cemetery monument advertisement, Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen magazine,
    Nov. 1933

    • The Psychology of Salesmanship,” by Major John K. Shawvan, Director of Chicago Model Library
    • New Advertisement in the November 1933 issue that was not in the previous issues above:
      • Tamms Silica Company, Chicago, Illinois  (Sand Blast)
  • 48. Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1934, Vol. 9, No. 10
  • Front cover of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," May 1934 Lincoln Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, advertisement in of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," May 1934 Lettering designs of fiished lettering in granite, from a book by of "Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen," May 1934

    Front cover of Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen magazine,
    May 1934

    Lincoln Granite Co., St. Cloud, Minnesota, cemetery monument advertisement in Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1934

    Lettering designs of finished lettering in granite, from a book by Design Hints for Memorial Craftsmen, May 1934

    • Memorial Contract – Bill of Sale

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