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“As you ramble on thru Life, Whatever be your Goal, Keep your Eye upon the Doughnut, And not upon the Hole!”

Martin Munkácsi, [Mayflower Doughnuts, New York], 1933 (2007.110.266) We can tell you a little about the doughnut-making place in Broadway, the old Lucky Strike show window, you know. It isn’t exciting enough to go there especially to see, but it’s … Continue reading

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Dipped variously by feminine hands and eaten… It’s National Doughnut Day!

Anja Hitzenberger, Donut, 2007 Martin Munkácsi, [Mayflower Doughnuts, New York], 1933 The first Friday in June is National Doughnut Day! The Mayflower Doughnut shop (“Pep up with good doughnuts”) was founded in 1931 by Adolph Levitt, who also invented the … Continue reading

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