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After 131 years in print, monthly magazine Ladies' Home Journal is adopting a 'special interest' publishing model

Ladies' Home Journal, one of the "Seven Sisters" of original women's magazines, is shuttering its monthly print publication, Advertising Age reported today.

Parent company Meredith confirmed the fold, although a Meredith spokesman said the magazine may continue in the form of a special interest publication available on newsstands. The entire print editorial staff was laid off at a meeting this morning.

First published in 1883, the magazine reportedly has a current circulation of 3.2 million, but its ad pages had fallen 23 percent this year.

Below, a look back at the iconic publication's covers, from then to now. --Sarah Eberspacher

1895 | (CC BY: Boston Public Library)

1926 | (Bettmann/CORBIS)

2010 | (AP Photo/Ladies' Home Journal, Kwaku Alston)

2014 | (Facebook.com/Ladies' Home Journal)

 
 
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