In Chicago: A Sears Catalogue of Kids

Wanna see my picture on the cover . . .

Wanna buy five copies for my mother . . .

Wanna see my smiling face

On the cover of the Rolling Stone.

—from the song The Cover of Rolling Stone

It started out as a trickle from places like Agawam, Mass., Diamond Bar, Calif., and Yardley, Pa. In short order it became a flood from Medford Lakes, N.J., Irvington, N.Y., Arvada, Colo., and all across the nation. Pictures of rosy-cheeked little girls in lace dresses and little boys who looked as though they would much rather be...

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