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Non-Nudist Magazines

The following are articles and short stories found in popular, non-academic magazines at the Naturist Education Foundation Research Library. Included are English-language magazines from the 1930s through the 1980s with text addressing some aspect of nudism/naturism. When available, references provide author, article/story, magazine, volume, number, date, pages.


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 Adams, Carlton, "Nudism in Canada," Police Detective (Jul 1942): 83-91.

 Andrews, Audrey, "Nudism is My Racket," Crime Detective 2.7 (Jun 1940): 36-41, 112-113.

 Anonymous, "A Showgirl Tells: What Nudism has Done for My Love Life," Frolic 6.4 (Apr 1969): 25-29.

 Anonymous, "America's Hottest Nudist Beaches," Gala 18.3 (Sep 1968): 9-12.

 Anonymous, "Are Nudists Indecent?" Whisper 2.6 (Mar 1949): 34-35.

 Anonymous, "Are Nudists Prudes?" Dare 1.11 (Mar 1954): 26-30.

 Anonymous, "Are Nudists Really Naughty?" Tab 5.4 (Oct 1955): 62-67.

 Anonymous, "Artist Au Naturel," Male 1.1 (Jan 1968): 44-47.

 Anonymous, "Confessions of a Nudist Queen," Gala 18.5 (Mar 1969): 25-29.

 Anonymous, "Cuckooland: Screwy California May Be the Future Athens of America," Life 5.21 (Nov 21, 1938): 50-56.

 Anonymous, "Cutest Little Nudist," Snap (Feb 1941): 18-19.

 Anonymous, "Queen of the Nudists," People Today 12.7 (Apr 4, 1956): 30-35.

 Anonymous, "Hollywood's Nudist Colony," Popular Screen Sep 1934): 16-17.

 Anonymous, "Hooey's Nudist Section," Hooey 3.2 (Jan 1934): 3-12.

 Anonymous, "Miss Nude  Universe Pageant," Men's Digest 14.1 (Oct 1968): 27-33.

 Anonymous, "Murder Visits a Nudist Camp," Focus 1.4 (Oct 1950): 16-17.

 Anonymous, "Naughty Nudist Queen Who Made the Riviera Rave," Gala 17.5 (Dec 1967): 36-39.

 Anonymous, "New Nudie Hideout for Glamor Gals," Gala 16.3 (June 1966): 10-14.

 Anonymous, "New York Nudists Cavorting in Gym Set Free After Raid," Headlines 1.1 (Feb 1932): 47.

 Anonymous, "Nude Sailing," Male 1.1 (Jan 1968): 52-53.

 Anonymous, "Nudes Make News," Bachelor 8.2 (Apr 1967): 18-21.

 Anonymous, "Nudism Around the World," Men's Digest 13.7 (Apr 1968): 38-41.

 Anonymous, "Nudism as an Educational and Social Force," The Literary Digest 116.16 (Oct 14, 1933): 16.

 Anonymous, "Nudism Invades Business Field," Sexology 5.3 (Nov 1937): 180.

 Anonymous, "Nudism Must Go!" Real Detective 31.2 (Apr 1934): 5.

 Anonymous, "Nudism: Potential Threat," Inside Detective 14.1 (Jan 1941): 33, 60.

 Anonymous, "Nudist Convention," Hit 8.11 (Jan 1953): 30-31.

 Anonymous, "Nudists Make Their Own Nudie Movie," Ace 11.4 (Jan 1969): 40-43.

 Anonymous, "Poor Man's Nudist Camp," Picture Show 3.8 (Nov 1949): 36-37.

 Anonymous, "Rich Patron Offers Sun-Lit Sanctuary too Ladies in Nude," Headlines 1.1 (Feb 1932): 45-47.

 Anonymous, "Secret Photos of the Nudist Queen," Show 4.8 (Apr 1956): 2-9.

 Anonymous, "Skinny Dipping: California Mania Featuring Charlene Jones," Sir! 20.4 (Feb 1964): 18-21.

 Anonymous, "Susan Adams on Safari," Sir! 23.2 (Dec 1966): 40-45.

 Anonymous, "The Jaded Press has Some Fun with Jersey Nudist Convention," Life 33.8 (Aug 25, 1952): 30.

 Anonymous, "The Return of the Nudist Queen," Photo Life 7.1 (Mar 1960): 40-44.

 Anonymous, "Those Nudist Backyard Beauties," Bachelor 8.4 (Aug 1967): 31-35.

 Anonymous, "To Go Nude or Not to Go Nude," To You! 2.8 (Oct 1935): 292-294.

 Anonymous, "We Honeymooned in a Nudist Camp!" True Experience 90.7 (Jul 1972): 34-37, 88-90.

 Anonymous, "Who is 'Miss Nudist?'" Gala 5.6 (Mar 1955): 28-30.

 Anonymous, "Why Nudists Upstage Belles of our Beaches," Gala 15.4 (Sep 1965): 24-29.

 Armor, Ken, "Tattle Tape: Nudist Camp, USA," Confidential 10.4 (Apr 1962): 24-27.

 Ayers, Derry, "A Wild Day at the Only Public Nudist Beach in the U.S.," Vue 20.2 (Mar 1967): 4-10.

 Badel, Alan, "Hot, Raw and Ready, the Nude Beaches of Europe," Buccaneer 1.10 (Mar 1970): 10-11, 53.

 Balmer, Edwin, "Our Literary Nudism," Reader's Digest (Oct 1934): 32-34.

 Barber, Al, "How the Nudies Helped the Nudists Beat the Censors," Bachelor's Best no. 9 (Fall-Win 1969): 6-9, 97-98.

 Barber, Sy, "Carroll Baker: How it Feels to Act in the Nude," Photoplay 64.2 (Aug 1963): 54-55, 80-81.

 Batchelor, Ruth, "Masculine, Feminine and Nuder," Punch (May 16-22, 1973): 672-675.

 Bell, Stan C., "Nature's Nude Nymphs," Plush 1.2 (Feb 1959): 26-31.

 Birnes, Paul, "Uncensored Goes to a Nudist Camp," Uncensored 1.5 (Dec 1955): 41-43, 60.

 Braddon, Russel, "The Naked Island," Men 2.6 (Jun 1953): 83-98.

 Braun, Saul, "Florida in the Altogether," Venture 6.1 (Feb 1969): 56-58, 61-64.

 Brogan, Herbert, "How to Join a Nudist Camp," Sir! Annual (Fall 1956): 18-19, 54, 56.

 Brophy, Ed, "Nudist Queen Election," Vue 9.3 (May 1956): 44-49.

 Brown, Horace Bailey, "Vicki's Blind Date with the Strangler," True Detective 67.3 (Jul 1957): 14-17, 64-65.

 Burke, Kevin, "I Lived in the Midwest's 'Free Love' Colony," Male 20.4 (Apr 1970): 12-15, 88-89.

 Cameron, Lucile, "Nudism was my Bait for Suckers," True 7.38 (Jul 1940): 4-7, 96-98.

 Carter, Richard, "The Truth about Nudists," Male 4.1 (Jan 1954): 20-23, 80, 82, 84.

 Carter, Stephen, "The Go Naked Movement is Sweeping the Country," Man's World 15.2 (Apr 1969): 12-15, 52, 54, 56.

 Champion, D. L., "Murder for a Naked Nymph," Climax 8.3 (Jun 1961): 36-39, 72.

 Channing, Gene, "Sex Resorts for Open Minded Singles," Man's Life 13.5 (Nov 1969): 18-19, 58.

 Charteris, Leslie, "The Reluctant Nudist," The Saint Detective Magazine 5.1 (Jan 1956): 4-35.

 Chase, John, "Why Shelley Won't Pose in the Nude," Sir! Annual (Fall 1955): 38-39, 54, 56-57.

 Clooney, Joe, "My Day in a Nudist Camp," True Adventures 35.1 (Dec 1965): 40-45, 74-75.

 Cummings, Violet, "Inside Nudism: A Shocking Report," The Lowdown 2.5 (Nov 1956): 42-43, 62-63.

 Czorny, W. K., "Sex and Social Nudism," Realife Guide 2.1 (Mar 1959): 77-82.

 Darby, Christian, "Slaughter of a Nudist Queen," Argosy 366.4 (Apr 1968): 57-61.

 Dexter, Charles, "Why Men and Women Practice Nudism," Impact 14.5 (Aug 1964): 36-39, 76-78.

 Dunlop Jr., Dixon, "The Prostitutes that Bought a Nudist Camp," Battle Cry 11.6 (Mar 1969): 20-21, 51-52, 54.

 Dunning, John, "Surprise Ending to the Nudist Camp Murder Case!" True Detective 105.1 (Apr 1976): 8, 10, 12, 75-78.

 Durnwood, Katherine B., "Every Man a Peeping Tom," Man's Adventure 1.9 (Sep 1958): 38-39, 48, 50, 52.

 Edwards, Richard, "California's Nudist Peep Shows," Real Detective 38.2 (Aug 1936): 12-19, 84-85.

 Evans, Sharon, "Nudist Swingers: Out of the Bedroom into the Park," Ace 24.2 (Apr 1979): 8-10, 77, 84.

 Fabry, Arthur N., "Nudism is Immoral," Real Men 1.12 (Dec 1957): 37, 60-61.

 Fanali, Tony, "A Revealing Study: Sex-and-Nudism: The Religion of the 21st Century?" Bachelor 9.2 (Apr 1968): 38-39, 74.

 Farby, Arthur N., "Nudism—School for Nymphos," Mans Prime 1.4 (Jan 1964): 30-31, 46, 48.

 Fidler, James M., "Will Hollywood Accept Nudism?" Screenland 28.4 (Feb 1934): 16-17, 92-93.

 Fox, Arnold, "Exposing Nazi Nudist Camps," Tru-Crime Detective (Mar 1941): 8-11, 32.

 Frederick, Will, "Nude Lady in the Lake," Startling Detective 58.365 (Mar 1967): 34-37, 81-83.

 Garcher, Ray, "My Adventures in a Vancouver Nudist Colony," Liberty 34.6 (Aug 1957): 16-17, 78.

 Gay, Jan, "Casual Nakedness," Modern Living 2.12 (Jun 1932): 7-9.

 Gerard, Jean, "Scandal that Rocked the Nudist Colony," Front Page Detective 23.10 (Feb 1960): 24-25, 64-66.

 Glassey, Laura, "I Tell the Truth about Nudism," Inside Detective 14.1 (Jan 1942): 18-23.

 Goldberg, Morey, "The Nudist Trials," Diary (San Diego Edition) (Jan-Feb 1978): 7-8.

 Granger, Carl, "How the Nudies Helped the Nudists Beat the Censors," Ace 10.2 (Sep 1966): 8-11, 72-73.

 Harlow, Strom, "The Death Secret of the Naked Dancing Girls on the Caribbean 'Island of Bliss,'" Man's Life 12.11 (May 1969): 26-27, 47-50.

 Hawser, Gaylord, "You Can be Healthier, be Happier," See 12.2 (Mar 1953): 10-13.

 Heiman, Leo, "Escape from a Nazi Training Camp," True Adventures 36.3 (Apr 1967): 26-27, 79-80, 82.

 Hennessey, Mike, "Mrs. Grundy Wins the Battle of the Naked Teenagers," Today 6.128 (Aug 4, 1962): 3-4.

 Huffaker, Clair, "Nude Bathing in America," Pix Annual (Summer 1958): 32-33, 72.

 Johnson, Donald, "Pennsylvania's Nudist Airpark," Flying (Oct 1950): 29, 60-61.

 K., Sharon, "I Run a Nudist Ski Lodge," For Men Only 20.3 (Mar 1973): 12-14, 44, 46.

 Kaiser, Albert F., "Nudism and the Warren Court" (second of two articles), American Mercury 94.458 (Apr 1962): 69-75.

 Kensworthy, Janice, "I'm a Nudist," Real Men 1.12 (Dec 1957): 37, 57-60.

 Knapp, Alois S., "Knapp Explains Nudism," Sir! Annual (Fall 1955): 34-35, 62, 64.

 Krasner, R. L., "Call Girls Who Run Nudist Camps," Stag 22.1 (Jan 1971): 12-15, 72-74.

 Lamar, Norm, "Inside a Nudist Paradise," Rage 2.4 (Aug 1962): 26-29, 63-64.

 Lang, Allen Kim, "Murder in a Nudist Camp," Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine 47.4 (Apr 1966): 67-78.

 Lang, Helmut, "My Life as a Teenage Nudist," Sir! 15.8 (Nov 1958): 36-37, 40.

 Little, Weaver, "Are Nudists Criminals?" Real Detective 31.2 (Apr 1934): 8-15, 74, 76, 78.

 Lowell and Albert, "Nudism Indoors," Real Detective 30.3 (Jan 1934): 8-15, 70-71.

 Luchess, Aldo, "The Film Festival Flesh Market," Ace 8.1 (Jul 1964): 6-8, 24-27.

 MacIsaac, Fred, "A Grave for Two at the Nudist Camp," Detective Fiction Weekly S.9 (Jul 1949): 8-13, 94-96.

 Maloney, Jack, "My First Trip to a Nudist Paradise," Bachelor 10.1 (Feb 1969): 44-47, 90.

 Martinggale, Amos, "Why Nudists Make the Best Sex Partners," Man's Life 12.11 (May 1969): 18-19, 40, 42-44.

 Masters, Tom Gordon, "How Earl Wilson Covers a Nudist Wedding," The Lowdown 1.7 (Feb 1956): 10-11, 48.

 May, John, "Report on Nudism," John Bull (Aug 14, 1948): 5-6.

 McHale, Joe, "Take Your Clothes Off," Caper 6.6 (Nov 1960): 36-37, 40, 46.

 McVickers, Norton, "Big City Nudist Clubs," Man's Life 12.8 (Feb 1969): 30-31, 53-54, 56-57.

 McVickers, Norton, "Nudists and Their Secret Sin Society," True Men 14.8 (Feb 1973): 26-27, 51-54.

 Mead, Margaret, "The Nudist Idea," Redbook 131.3 (July 1968): 38, 40, 42-43.

 Mefford, Arthur, "The Nude Beauty in the Bathtub," Real Detective 38.2 (Aug 1936): 36-39, 85-89.

 Merrill, Mason, "If Nudism Comes to America," Advertising and Selling 17.8 (Aug 19, 1931): 23-24, 48.

 Meyer, Debs, "People on the Homefront: Alois Knapp, Nudist," Yank 4.1 (Jun 22, 1945): 7.

 Milward, Doris, "Why I Became a Nudist," Sexology 31.5 (Dec 1964): 298-300.

 Milward, Doris, "Nudist Camps: Sexless or Orgy Clubs?" Sexology 37.3 (Oct 1970): 9-12.

 Moore, Frederick, "Wyatt's Nudist Business," Short Stories (Nov. 25, 1939): 110-123.

 Morand, Paul, "Baltic Night," Golden Book 22.129 (Sep 1935): 326-335.

 Munson, B. L., "Nudism is Beneficial," Macfadden's Vitalized Physical Culture, 95.3 (Jun-Jul 1951): 8.

 Narito, Sam, "America's Nudist Craze," Man's Conquest 9.2 (Jun 1965): 24-27, 52-56.

 Nebling, Fred, "The Naked Truth: A Revealing Look at Tan Fans and Nude Buffs," Gentleman 4.4 (Feb 1964): 42-44, 60.

 Nelson, J. Lewis, "Sex War Among Nudists," Man's Magazine 18.12 (Dec 1970): 40-41, 90-93.

 Nipson, Herbert, "Nudism and Negros," Ebony 6.10 (Aug 1951): 93-94, 96-101.

 Nosophist, Jim, "I was a Nudist for the FBI," Crazy, Man, Crazy 2.1 (Dec 1955): 24-29.

 Onlooker, An, "Nudism in America," Real Detective 26.3 (Sep 1932): 8-13, 70, 72.

 Payne, Arthur Frank, "Nudism is Nakedness," Psychology 19.11 (Aug 1933): 20-21.

 Pendergraft, Ray, "Yes, What About Nudism?" The Facts of Life (Apr 1937):211-213.

 Perelman, S. J., "The Skin You Love to Watch," TV Guide 17.31, issue 853 (Aug 2, 1969): 6-7, 9-11.

 Phillips, Mary, "Why I am a Nudist," Sir! Annual (Winter 1953): 40-41, 54-55.

 Prather, Richard S., "Nudists Die Naked," Manhunt 3.8 (Aug 1955): 83-135.

 Prince, Harold, "The Free Love Girls Who Started a Brutal Cycle War," Men 21.1 (Jan 1972): 20-22, 60, 62.

 Pulis, Margaret A., "Why I Turned Nudist," Man's Magazine 4.6 (Jul 1956): 18-21, 63.

 Raleigh, Joe, "The Great Nudist Hoax in Oklahoma's Cherokee Strip," The Lowdown 1.8 (Apr 1956): 42, 63.

 Rizzutto, Jimmy, "Death in a Nudist camp," The Saint Detective Magazine 2.1 (May 1954): 126-156.

 Ross, Allen, "Inside Facts Behind Police Probe in Allegedly Smashing a Phony Nudist Colony; Call-Girl Ring," Startling Detective 58.365 (Mar 1967): 16-19, 84-85.

 Ryan, Mike, "Scope Goes to a Nudist Wedding," Picture Scope 4.3 (Mar 1956): 68-73.

 Rutherford, Malcolm B., "That Naughty Nudist Camp for Film Starlets Only," Ace 9.12 (Sep 1965): 6-8, 76-78.

 S., Debbie, "A Secretary Tells: 'My Two Weeks in a Nudist Colony,'" Tab 14.4 (Oct 1964): 66-71.

 Saam, Martin, "I Am a Love Techer in a Nudist Camp," Men 20.8 (Aug 1971): 12-15, 64, 66.

 Salva, S. and T. Gillard, "The Big Nudist Revival," Sir! 15.5 (Jul 1958): 22-23, 70, 72-73.

 Salver, Donald, "Italian Nudist Girls Who Knocked Out Germany's Underground Tank Depot," Male 13.4 (Apr 1963): 20-23, 70-76.

 Savoli, Tom, "The Frantic Capers of that Zany Nudist Painter," Top Secret 7.35 (Jun 1959): 36-37, 56-57, 59.

 Schroeder, Maria, "Paul Newman Two Days in a Nudist Colony," Photoplay 64.5 (Nov 1963): 58-61, 98-99.

 Schumacher, Reid, "Nudism & Wife-Swapping: A Reply to 'Gail Dennis,'" Sexology 31.12 (Jul 1965): 799-801.

 Seal, Herb, "Why People Become Nudists," Sexology 29.7 (Feb 1963): 450-452.

 Shelton, B. F., "Nudists and Others: Variations in Love Sharing," Mr. 13.3 (Dec 1968): 48-51.

 Sifakis, Carl, "Inside a Nudist Colony: 35 Intimate Questions Answered," Stag 16.12 (Dec 1965): 20-23, 66-68.

 Singer, Kurt, "The Nudist Who Turned Spy," Male 2.7 (May 1952): 34-35, 55-56.

 Star, Allan, "Vacations in the Nude," Sir! 28.6 (May 1972): 24-25, 51-52.

 Starr, Allen, "Where You Can Visit Nudists," Man to Man 14.6 (Sep 1964): 16-17, 58-60.

 Stewart, Paul, "Nude Couples Disco," Mr. 24.8 (Dec 1981): 12-15, 46, 48.

 Sullivan, Edward S., "Murder Among the Nudists," Real Detective 32.1 (Jul 1934): 30-33, 60, 62-64.

 Teale, Edwin, "Science Studies the Nudists, Popular Science Monthly 132.2 (Feb 1938): 70-71, 126.

 Temple, Frank, "Nudism is Indecent," Macfadden's Vitalized Physical Culture, 95.3 (Jun-Jul 1951): 9.

 Turano, Anthony M., "Nudism Denuded," The American Mercury (Jan-Feb 1978): 7-8.

 Twombly, Gertrude and Fay Eunice Smith, "Two Young Women Investigate Nudist Camps," Real Detective 33.2 (Nov 1934): 16-19, 66, 68, 70.

 Veitch, Alan, "Our Nudists are Surprised!" Australasian Post (Nov 16, 1972): 2-3, 5.

 Viereck, George Sylvester, "Why America Will Never go Nudist," Liberty 9.29 (Jul 16, 1932): 12-16.

 Wallace, Joy, "What was the Real Estate Tycoon Doing at the Nudist Wedding?" Whisper 9.6 (Dec 1955): 20-21, 51-52.

 West, Evelyn, "Why Nudists Do It," Tab 6.3 (Aug 1956): 36-39.

 Whitmen, J. G., "You Can Go to Jail for Snapping Nudes," Sir! 15.8 (Nov 1958): 28-29, 68.

 William, C. F., "Nudists in Maryland," World Digest 1.13 (Nov 1934): 1210-1212.

 Wilson, Harvey, "How to Get Rich in the Nudist Camp Business," The National Police Gazette 177.9 (Sep 1972): 18-20.

 Zubryn, Emil, "Our Nudist Garden of Eden Hotels," Sensational Exposés 1.5 (Feb 1958): 16-17, 38-40.




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