National Geographic : 1941 Feb
rnotograpn ny W llar ia. Culver Fireproofed Cotton Insulates Houses Now Old as the purdahs of India is the use of cotton to keep temperature uniform. The Biblical Book of Esther records that Ahasuerus gave a feast in his Shushan palace "where were white, green, and blue hangings" (Chapter I). ©Kurt Lubinski To Show Wartime Loyalty She Wears Her Jubilee Print From Dixie came raw cottonwoven in1935 atanEnglish mill tocommemorate the 25-year reign of King George Vand Queen Mary. From Manchester thecloth traveled overseas again to thesultry Gold Coast ofWest Africa.