National Geographic : 1949 Sep
© National Geographic Society A Toni Home Permanent Party in St. Paul In 1944, 29-year-old Richard Neison Wishbone Har ris, St. Paul beauty-shop supply man, began making kits to enable women to give themselves permanent waves quickly at home. In three and one-half years he sold 32,000,000 kits of the cream preparation. Kodachromes by John E. Fletcher and 11. Anthony St ewart 4 In Rochester a Nurse Studies the Eye At the Mayo Foundation Museum of Hygiene and Medicine realistic enlarged models show operation tech niques and structure of the body. In one exhibit are objects extracted from the interior of children- safety pins, coins, a cartridge, even a hypodermic needle.