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A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

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A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

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A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

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A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

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A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

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A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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Collier's Weekly Archives
By Amy Porter
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    Total Archives: 32 Years, 1,385 Issues, 24,514 Articles, 104,177pp
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    1. Lovely clothes women can move around in---designed by Clare Potter
      Collier's Weekly
      , December 1, 1945, pp. 20-21 - PDF
    2. Meet Sono Osato in fashion's new treatment of beach attire
      Collier's Weekly
      , January 19, 1946, pp. 16-17 - PDF
    3. About Bambi Linn, exponent of glamor for the Awkward Age
      Collier's Weekly
      , October 27, 1945, pp. 16-17 - PDF
    4. Her dances may be "sizzling," but to Katherine Dunham they are the studious products of...
      Collier's Weekly
      , February 24, 1945, pp. 68-74 - PDF
    5. How servicemen's wives and babies are aided under the EMIC program
      Collier's Weekly
      , August 4, 1945, pp. 18-19 - PDF
    6. Thirty young Americans play a desperate game of hide and seek from the Nazis
      Collier's Weekly
      , April 1, 1944, p. 15 - PDF
    7. Alberto Torres has dressed up the dances of Old Spain for popular approval
      Collier's Weekly
      , March 25, 1944, pp. 18-19 - PDF
    8. About that perennial moneymaker---the saga of the Bumsteads
      Collier's Weekly
      , November 16, 1946, pp. 81-92 - PDF
    9. New York's mayor uses the radio as an instrument of civic leadership and reform
      Collier's Weekly
      , April 28, 1945, p. 23 - PDF
    10. The U.S. Military Railway Service keeps the stock rolling, even under fire
      Collier's Weekly
      , May 20, 1944, pp. 13-14 - PDF
    11. High spots of New York's seaside playground for the masses
      Collier's Weekly
      , July 26, 1947, pp. 24-25 - PDF
    12. At age 67, Frank Otaris is still a star of the flying trapeze
      Collier's Weekly
      , July 13, 1946, p. 16 - PDF
    13. The Bates family gets a practical lesson in car-driving safety
      Collier's Weekly
      , July 10, 1948, pp. 52-55 - PDF
    14. (Part 1 of two parts)
      Collier's Weekly
      , October 2, 1948, p. 13 - PDF
    15. (Conclusion of a two-part article)
      Collier's Weekly
      , October 9, 1948, p. 25 - PDF
    16. A tax-supported program of medical care for all would vastly improve our national health
      Collier's Weekly
      , January 27, 1945, pp. 20-21 - PDF
    17. A small-town banker applies his philosophy to our national economy
      Collier's Weekly
      , June 19, 1943, pp. 42-85 - PDF
    18. A splash of whimsey produced in Hollywood, starring Bing Crosby and Joan Fontaine
      Collier's Weekly
      , January 24, 1948, pp. 20-21 - PDF
    19. By grit and hard work the sister of one of the world's great women made out her own bri...
      Collier's Weekly
      , September 25, 1943, pp. 24-26 - PDF
    20. Latest thing in photography---Joseph Breitenbach takes pictures of smells!
      Collier's Weekly
      , March 3, 1945, pp. 16-17 - PDF