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Periodical: Immortality

Summary:  From Pat Deveney's database:

Monthly Magazine for Progressive Thinking People.
To live better and to help others do like wise is our aim
1919--1935? Monthly
New York, NY. Publisher: Heiss Corp. Editor: John Heiss, editor; Emmy A. Heiss, D.C., Frederick Heiss, Alcinous B. Jamison, Wm. Brock, Maria Moseley, Helen Wells, contributing editors.
1/1, 1919-May 1935(?) $2.50 a year, 32 pp.

The Heiss (Heisa) family that published this journal was very prominent in spiritualism in New York between the wars. Frederick Heiss was a socialist who had emigrated from Germany and become interested in spiritualism before the turn of the century. He later became a member of the Nazi party and is said to have been a decisive influence in the development of William Dudley Pelley's racist views. Heiss Corp., the publisher of this journal, was a commercial printer of several New York German-language newspapers and also the distributor of William Danmar's Ghostology and other books. John Heiss, the editor of this journal, was president of the printing business, and Gertrud(e) the Secretary. She also was the medium for the German Psychological Society, Inc. in Queens, which published its own German-language spiritualist journal, Inspirator, edited by Frederick. John became president of the General Assembly of Spiritualists, a New York cooperative umbrella organization which had been founded in 1914, and for a time this journal was its organ. Contributions by the likes of Mary T. Longley and excerpts from A.J. Davis, together with discussions of current attempts to regulate spiritualism and of topics of recurring interest, such as reincarnation. Beginning in November 1926 the journal added as a department "Psychic Review,"contributed by "H.P.B. Publishers, Inc." NYPL; LOC.

Issues:Immortality V8 N6 Jun-Jul 1926

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