1917 on, the Stelton Colony began publishing
The Modern School Magazine.
Initially a newsletter for parents of
students, under Carl Zigrosser it soon
contained poetry, art, some prose and
articles about libertarian education.
Collections and Archives,
Rutgers University Libraries
Ishill and his printing
press, Brooklyn Heights,
It was initially printed by Joseph Ishill
on the hand press used to teach the children
The cover emblem, as well as many
of the interior illustrations and an illustrated
alphabet to begin the first letter of
each article were designed by illustrator
The magazine would come to be called
"the most beautifully printed magazine
in existence" by both Hart Crane
and Wallace Stevens.