Library Record

Object Name Magazine
Catalog Number 2012.045.001
Summary November 12, 1960 Edition of The Saturday Evening Post. Cost $.15 Cover has two illustrations of first time voters at the poles. The citizens are of the "Sandwich Islands" and of "Seward's Folly" or Hawaii and Alaska respectively.

"They're Giving Away Their Fortune" By Sidney Shalett
This article is written about two Chattanoogan businessmen, brothers Garrison and Mose Siskin, and how their philanthropic endeavors have helped the sick, needy, and less fortunate. The multi-millionaire brothers owned and operated Siskin Steel and Supply Co. Profit they've made from their business has gone to building The Siskin Center, which focuses on rehabilitating handicapped children.

The article goes into further detail about the Siskin family history, noting their Russian parents emigrated to Chattanooga from Russia in 1890 and how their father, Robert, started Siskin Steel and Supply. It goes into detail about their childhood and growing up with Orthodox Jewish religious beliefs.
The rest of the article goes into detail about charities they donate heavily to, such as The Big Brother of America and The Chattanooga Adult Education Council. They also recall stories of friends, alcoholics, and thieves they've helped rehabilitate and given jobs to.

The article contains six black and white photos, most of which capture the Siskin brothers or children in the Siskin rehabilitation programs.
Physical Description 13.50" x 10.50"
Published Date 1960
Accession number 2012.045