Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Forgotten History Of Fat Men's Clubs : The Salt : NPR

Members of the Fat Men's Club of New York gather at a meeting, circa 1930.



 The fat men's clubs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were
spectacular celebrations of the wealth and chubbiness of a bygone era.
At once sociological curiosity and anthropological artifact, these clubs
were a vestige of perhaps the last time society found corpulence to be worthy of celebration.

The Forgotten History Of Fat Men's Clubs : The Salt : NPR

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