The Science Service Science Program
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The Science Program was published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc., with the help of the Science Service. These books, called 'albums,' were sold as a subscription service and delivered monthly. The books themselves were printed in two colors, but gummed sticker full-color photos were distributed with each book, numbered according to blanks found within the book, to be applied by the reader.
As best as I can gauge without specifics, the Science Program began in the late 1950s, and continued into the 1970s. The internal contents of the books varied little, although addendums and corrections were often stapled into the booklet's center along with the image stickers.
|A greeting letter from the Science Program, thanking the subscriber for joining, touting the benefits of the program, and outlining the subscription process after the introductory offer.|
|Science Program membership card, at left, intact with perforated 'surround' as would have originally been delivered. Below, the card's back.