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Life Magazine 
                    January 7, 1946Life Magazine January 7, 1946 : Cover - Winston Churchill painting.

Charming full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Laura O'Banion and her daughter Patricia, Florida. Neat full page Bell Telephone ad with the complicated rig laying telephone cable, very muddy scene. Grim Europe faces winter of misery. Americans are losing the victory. Konoye commits suicide. General Patton is laid to rest. Girl Pilot escapes death in test drop of plane by chute, Elizabeth Gardner. GIs keep prison watch on Nazi criminals, they are inspected every 30 seconds to prevent suicides. Close-up - Preston Sturges. Photo essay - Wall Street. Veterans at College, includes photos of Lyle Warzeka and family, Stan and Shirley Fellner, University of Wisconsin, Williams College. Glitter gloves. Cute series of photo of Carole Landis dancing behind a flaming paper hoop. Oldest man in the US dies, James Walter Wilson. This kind of ad makes you cringe now : full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Every doctor in private practice (1). . Life goes to an Imperial duck hunt in Japan. Nice two page color Schlitz beer ad. Nice full page color Fisher auto body ad.
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Life Magazine 
                    January 14, 1946Life Magazine January 14, 1946 : Cover - Southern resort fashions, Rita Daigle.

Very nice full page Lincoln ad with a yellow car. Canada mines uranium in Arctic near Great Bear Lake, includes photos of Richard and Fried Herberger, Port Radiu, Joe Preboy, Mike Harrington, Eldorado mine. Patton's dog waits to come home. Stamford unions stage small general strike. LaGuardia leaves city hall. Child of divorce fights for mother, Margaret Miller. China's children shift for themselves. Backstage at the Met. Close-up - William Benton. Photo essay - Southern resort fashions in color. Army University in Biarritz. Princeton trains promising diver, Eugene Buttle. The Great Electro-mechanical brain - this was called a Differential analyzer and looks like an early computer. Letters to MacArthur. Artist depicts stories of Eskimo gods. A debut in Washington. Very nice full page color Coca-color ad on back cover. Neat full page Stinson voyager 150 ad, airplane. Nice full page color Carnation Milk ad. Cute full page color movie poster ad for Kitty starring Paulette Goddard.
Good - $48 buy now
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Life Magazine January 
                    21, 1946Life Magazine January 21, 1946 : Cover - Cardinal-designate Spellman, close-up article, Part 1.

Very nice full page color Pontiac ad with blue streamliner sedan with silver streak styling. Nice full page color Mercury ad with green car. CIO forces showdown with industry. French mayor unwillingly marries French veteran to German girl. Curley inaugurated fourth time as Boston's mayor. Two-headed baby dies. Truman gets a big yacht, 244 foot. Monte Carlo tries to make comeback. Photo essay - American county. Theater - Billion dollar baby. Radiant heating. Millard Sheets paints an Indian village, Begampur, India. Wyoming defeats Long Island in Basketball. How DDT kills a mosquito. College stunt night, Mather College. California family makes fortune out of flotsam, Weldon Eli Hedley of Trade Winds Trading Company. Neat full page color Canadian club ad inside back cover with rappelling and mountaineering with William Hunter. Nice full page color International Harvester ad. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Every doctor in private practice (2).
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Fair (All Good, but has minor margin water mark) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine - Overseas Edition for Armed Forces - January 
                    21, 1946Life Magazine - Overseas Edition for Armed Forces - January 21, 1946 : Cover - Cardinal-designate Spellman, close-up article, Part 1.

Ossian Elgstroem paints the gods of the Eskimos. CIO forces showdown with industry. Andy Nabozny, a General Motors striker, still works all day. French mayor unwillingly marries French veteran to German gir, Jean Doinel, Buchenwald, Achille Nicolo, Else Geislerl. Hiromichi Kumazawa and his family have made claim to the throne of Japan for 554 years. Jim Curley inaugurated fourth time as Boston's mayor. Soldiers in Paris just want to go home, and elsewhere. Two-headed human baby dies, father Joseph Govro of Festus, Missouri, Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham, England. Truman gets a big yacht, 244 foot. James Thurber and What the Animals were up to. The Movie "Scarlet Street" is banned. Fashion : Glitter gloves. Monte Carlo tries to make comeback. Photo essay - American county, Adair county of Iowa, Pat Murply, Daisy Bittner, W. F. Lowden, Leo Foster, Roy Wright, Kenneth Kirlin, George W. Van Camp, J. E. Don Carlos, Mark L. Lydon, Edna Sesmith, Kenneth Sidey, Alva Griffin, J. N. Chicken, Naomi Broadfoot, Leo Chouinard, Alvin Rivenburgh, Frank Hulbert Eli Sullivan, more. Theater - Billion dollar baby. Millard Sheets paints an Indian village, Begampur, India. College stunt night, Mather College, Cleveland. Back cover is a photo of Allen "Buck" LaFever lifting a calf off the ground once a day, Somerville. Overseas Editions are SCARCE! Printed on the cover where the price would normally be is this phrase "Distributed by Special Services Division, A.S.F., U.S. Army, Not for sale." Content appears to be very similar to the Regular issue of LIFE, but there are NO ADS and the magazine is slimmer.
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Life 
                    Magazine January 28, 1946Life Magazine January 28, 1946 : Cover - Jan Clayton in Show Boat.

Winston Churchill's secret war speech to House of Commons. Hard to believe, but here it is - a full page color Pan-Cake Make-up ad, for real. Very nice full page color Kotex ad with couple in evening clothes. US Steel's Fairless offers hand to CIO's Murray. Full page Listerine antiseptic ad with rainy art by Schmidt, possibly O.R. Schmidt. Full page color Capehart ad with painting "Die Götterdammerüng" by Robert Riggs. Violence breaks out as Nation's strikes spread. UNO holds first meeting in London. 82nd marches in big parade. Close-up - Cardinal-designate Spellman, part 2. Photo essay - Revolt in Java. One of those full page color Kotex ads with lovely art by Tom Hall, dancing couple in black, partly hidden behind words. Elk evacuation from island in Snoqualmie River, Washington. Mutation minks. New markings guide nylon buyers. Theater - Show boat. Life sails the inland waterway on Schooner Levin J. Marvel from Baltimore to Miami, with many photos including Marshall Pritchard and John Hughes. Nice full page color Ford ad with Grey car. Full page color Webster Cigars ad with horse racing scene and art apparently by N. W. Ayer. Full page color Chase & Sanborn coffee ad for Shade Grown coffee, art by Everett Henry, I believe.
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Life Magazine February 
                    4, 1946Life Magazine February 4, 1946 : Cover - Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.

A second secret Churchill speech. Full page color General Electric radio ad with Perry Como and Martha Stewart. Full page color Frigidaire ad with pretty art by Albert Dorne, family in kitchen. The great steel strike begins, good photos of empty railroad sidings, John and Frank Casper, Eddie Mays, James Madison George Ackerman and more. Southern senators filibuster on FEPC, Fair Employment Practice Commission. Great full page color Paul Jones whiskey ad with african theme. Two page Textron ad with unusual art by C. J. Sternberg. Marshall engineers truce in China. Man reaches moon with radar. Photo essay - Sunday at Hirohito's. Rita Hayworth's $60,000 wardrobe. Dr. Ley's brain. Tourist Florida, includes photo of Seminold Indian Bobby Tiger wrestling an alligator, Ellen Daniell, and much much more.. Streptomycin. Roadable plane, this is an airplane that is also a car, invented by Ted Hall and built by Willis Brown - really odd looking! Life tries out new plastic balloons, these look like today's exercise balls. Nice full page color Gas ad with a kitchen and laundry room. Nice full page color Du Barry beauty ad with skis in background. Very nice full page color Royal Crown Cola ad with Rita Hayworth.
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- $42 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    11, 1946Life Magazine February 11, 1946 : Cover - Lincoln Memorial.

Alfred Eisenstaedt photos of Japanese coming home from Lost Empire. Photo Mr. Churchill goes to horse races at Hialeah Park. Full page Goodrich tires ad showing nasty test of new tires. Full page Woodbury soap ad with Lois Carolyn Steinhoff and Frederick Ellis Rau. Lady Astor returns to Virginia. Full page color Carnation Milk ad with art by K. Gunnor. Navy man wins biggest Jackpot, Richard Bartholomew of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Hooton measures people for new Railway seat. Photo essay - War surgery, reconstructive surgery, with some pretty gross photos and clearly outdated techniques including harold A. Land, Alfred D. Hollywood, George J. Houllion, Richard Cockshott and a couple unnamed surgeries. Close-up - Phillip Murray. Electronic blanket, how an electric blanket is made. Young dance team is new nightclub hit, Greb and Lober. Life crosses the Atlantic on "Queen Elizabeth." Tassel stocking caps. Miss Minelayer, Adel Mara. Super full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with military personnel playing the violin in train. Nice full page color Pullman-Standard railroad ad.
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Life Magazine February 
                    18, 1946Life Magazine February 18, 1946 : Cover - Dorothy McGuire.

Nice full page color Ford ad with grey car plus another scene in the crystal ball. Nice full page color Koroseal ad, synthetic car seat covers by B.F. Goodrich. War brides come home to the US, 456 women and 170 babies from Britain on board the Argentina. Roosevelt's stamps bring high prices. The United Nationas Organization and UNO-ville, which is Greenwich-Weshchester region. Wilson Wyatt, the new head of president's housing program. Japanese train for tea ceremony. Close-up - Dimitri Mitropoulos. Photo essay - Bel Geddes model's reconstruct Battle of Midway, a big feature. Movie - The spiral staircase. California comet man, Clarence L. Friend. University of Arizona art collection. Short Hair. Mepham wrestlers set high school record of 100 wins. William Steig spoofs people everybody knows, comic cartoon drawings. Inflation in Hungary. Life visits nine hopeful starlets : Nancy Saunders, Debra Alden, Virginia Huston, Martha Hyer, Mimi Berry, Bonnie Blair, Vonne Lester, Jane Greer, and Nan Leslie. Bubble gum returns. Cute full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with skiers, art by Clark Agnew. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Every doctor in private practice (3).
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Life Magazine February 
                    25, 1946Life Magazine February 25, 1946 : Cover - Field Trial, Tarheelia's Lucky Strike, a pointer dog.

Beautiful full page color 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate ad, gorgeous brocade gown. US denounces Argentine fascism. Very nice full page color Ford ad with red car and very attractive skier in crystal ball. Pearl Harbor records piles up, pages of testimony. Indian riots bring violence in Bombay. Arab kings meet. What's wrong with our Army? Second class citizens. Ernest Bevin of Britain, the diplomat of the week at the UNO meeting. Humorous half page Munsingwear ad with baseball player Ralph Brance, not terribly flattering. Close-up - Mary Roberts Rhinehart. Photo essay - The Rock Island, Midwestern Railroad, super long feature with lots of photos including George A. Black, Philip Kyle, engine 5009 in the air at Silvis, Illinois, Edwin Godbold, A.H. Reinhart, Mary Palmer (full page!), Earl E. Beckelhymer, William Ginn, John Dow Farrington and others. . Carbon 13. Breeders develop new types of pedigreed orchids, in color. Stiff petticoats. Champion US long distance swimmer, James McLane. Movie - Bedlam. Fashion - stiff Petticoats with the girls of Newcomb College at Tulane University. Oriental gentleman cuts occidental figures on ice, these are photos of Wu Tang-Shen, 66 years old. Very attractive full page color Webster Cigars ad with Bermuda theme, art probably by N. W. Ayer. Egypt's Farouk and Saudi Arabia's Ibn Saud join to back the Arab League. Diva in trousers, Francis Greer. Neat full page color International Truck ad with loggers and water flume. Cute full page color Dextrose sugar ad with kids at Candy shop window.
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Life Magazine March 
                    4, 1946Life Magazine March 4, 1946 : Cover - Figure Skater, Gretchen Van Zandt Merrill.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mary BRewer and daughter Susie Brewer. Photos of the members of the Sacred College of Cardinals, with names and countries, Catholic church. Retrospectively interesting full page Royal Portable typewriter ad "Want your child to get higher marks?" Full page color Capehart ad with painting of Moon Blue Horses (ballet Rodeo) by William Palmer. Palm Beach has big season, feature with lots of photos. Photo - Texas dog watches sewer for month, very sad little story, poor dog. St. Bernard monks carry on rescue work, includes monks on skis. New "dark" bread saves wheat. Vienna. Starvation treatment - this is actually about feeding the starving and how to do it for a healthy result, includes photos of Dutch baby over 5 months of feeding. Feature on figure skater Gretchen Merril. Full page Old Gold cigarettes ad with elegant art by Dorothy Monet. Trip to the moon - color art by Chesley Bonestell. Mary Martin in "Late Song" - theater. Angus bulls and heifers bring record prices in Miami, Oklahoma, including Prince G of Sunbeam. Nice full page Union Pacific Railroad ad for visiting Colorado. . Thirteen-foot geranium, Lillian Budd, Mrs. Sidney Hoedemaker. Nice half page color Westminster socks ad with nice ski art.
Very Good - $42 buy now
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Life 
                    Magazine March 11, 1946Life Magazine March 11, 1946 : Cover - Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg of Michigan.

The Pope creates new cardinals. Very lovely full page color Forstmann Woolens ad with woman in grey and pink. Philadelphia police corner striker. "Bungalow Biddy" lays concrete houses - Robert Gilmour LeTourneau. Article - report on the occupation by John Dos Passos. Exercise Musk Ox, an expedition that is a test of Arctic fighting for the Canadian army - lots of great photos, dog sleds, igloos, snow cats, much more. Close-up - George A. Hormel, the Spam man. Photo essay - 33 senators face election. Chicago Black Hawks lead hockey league. Movie - "make Mine Music" with several pages of color art from the Disney movie. Painter Julio de Diego. Atomic bomb effects. Black Hawks, Chicago hockey team, Bill Mosienko, and others. Nice full page color Lincoln ad with red Continental coupe. Amazing Japanese tattoos, whole body. Modern living - Naked at Bergdorf Goodman's with Stasia Linder. Flying Tigers start freight airline. Life goes to a dancing school, Miss Slocum's Dancing school in Waterbury, Connecticut, including photos of Bobbie Le May, Garril Goss, Peter Coe, Porter Goss, Alan Coffey, others.. Diaper Service Institute of America gains attention by dressing chorus girls in diapers, Lynne Walker, Ruth Merlyn and Candy Tockstein. Mrs. Grace Olive Wiley, herpetologist. Nice full page color Stetson ad with TWA airline theme.
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Life 
                    Magazine March 18, 1946Life Magazine March 18, 1946 : Cover - Paris and Eiffel tower, 1946.

Nice full page color Pepsodent toothpaste ad. Full page color Hoover vacuum ad with handsome brown and creme colored upright vacuum cleaner. Protestants plan for peace. Russians strip Manchurian factory. Geisha girls still practice old profession, nice feature article with lots of photos. Boxing, great photo of Arnie McKee and Forrest McElroy. Full page color Dodge trucks with newspaper delivery theme, art by Jordan Ross. New and old volcanoes act up, Baluchistan, Honshu island in Japan, Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand. Two page Ford ad with red convertible car with wooden sides. The play Antigone. Feature on roses. Army reveals secret PW education system. Close-up - Senator Claghorn. Photo essay - Paris. Hard water - science. New York City's Dream Airport - a really, really unusual plan to build a raised airport OVER the city. Roses, in color. New Young styles, Emily Wilkens' spring designs are kind to plump teen-agers - HA, today these girls would be considered thin.. Nazi Prisoners of War learn about democracy, I'm surprised they didn't vote themselves free. Movie - Dragonwyck. Bobsled racing, Lake Placid, Calvin Pardee, Bill Linney's Republic Miners. Hitler's dream of Berlin. Nice full page color White Rock sparkling water ad inside back cover. Nice full page color Greyhound ad with an artist's version of Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs. Betty MacDonald and her best seller "The Egg and I." Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - There IS a doctor in the house.
Very Good - $52 buy now
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Life Magazine March 
                    25, 1946Life Magazine March 25, 1946 : Color cover - Lucille Bremer, Fred Astaire's dancing partner.

Nice full page color Ford ad with blue car and winter mountain scene. Russians strip Manchurian industry. Magician attempts to rouse spirit of Clarence Darrow. Michigan glacier runs amok - pack ice from lake blows into Saginaw Bay in over night gale and destroys a number of homes, covering some - amazing photos. Monetary conference meets in Savannah. Full page color Capehart ad with painting "In a Summer's Garden" by Hobson Pittman. The Modeling industry. Close-up - Spruille Braden. Photo essay - Bikini, atom bomb atoll. St. Bernards is town bum. George W. Bellows, artist. Giant X-Ray. Movie - Ziegfried follies. Japanese Christian relics. Johnny Camera. Cougar hunt in Okanogan county, Washington. Nice full page color White Horse whisky ad. Webster's cartoons blast radio. Train inspector does miniatures. Life goes to the Mardi Gras. The farmer wants a wife, Arthur Birnstengel from Grantsburg, Wisconsin. Nice full page color movie poster ad for "Diary of a Chambermaid" starring Paulette Goddard. Very cute full page color National confectioners' Association ad for Candy, with heart - great for Valentine's day.
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Life Magazine 
                    April 1, 1946Life Magazine April 1, 1946 : Cover - St. Louis Cardinal's pitcher, Charles "Red" Barrett (baseball).

Striking full page Philco refrigerator ad in white and black, starry night scene. Paris makes fashion comeback. Photo - Aga Khan is weighed in diamonds. Curious full page Dextrose ad with sliced white bread. Operation frostbite tests arctic carrier warfare. Goring proudly defends his nazi record. Progressive party disbands. Man who pushed Pearl Harbor, Senator Homer Ferguson. Close-up : Douglas Leigh, he prepares "spectaculars", parades and such. . St. Louis Cardinals, including Terry Moore, Red Schoendienst, Dick Sisler, others. Groucho Marx learns how to be a spy for movie "A Night in Casablanca." Holy Land - photo essay. Buckminster Fuller house, Wichita, Kansas, circular, made of metal, supported above ground, prefabricated, made by Beech Aircraft Corporation. Excellent full page PM whiskey ad with porter and bellboy, art by Bender. Nightclubs : Moune, Parisian nightclub singer, Cecile Moumoune. Geiger counter. Beautiful full-page color Ford car ad, new 100-H.P. V-8 engine, green car plus crystal ball. Madman Horace F. plays the piano, he is seriously a patient in a hospital. Notes from Bali by Robert Sherrod. The course of true love : Vern Tobias and Eleanor Mager.
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(All Good, but has some small pen marks on cover) - $16 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has minor spine water mark) - $16 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 8, 1946Life Magazine April 8, 1946 : Cover - Circus, Clown Lou Jacobs and giraffe Soudana.

Cute full page color A&P ad with actual hot cross buns. Super full page color Pepsodent toothpaste ad. Russia walks out on UNO session. California couple gets married on horseback, Leona Stone and Dan T. Snow on the H-H ranch. Colorful full page Forstmann woolens ad with woman in manish yellow and red suit. U.A.W. convention elects Reuther president. Fathers and sons suffer together for murder, Heincys' and Dotsons'. Cute full page color Campbell's chicken soup ad. Close-up - a year of Truman. Nice full page color Pullman-standard railroad ad showing coffee shop car. Photo essay - Juvenile delinquency. Movie - vacation from marriage. Flat heels. Mockingbirds, paintings from life by Roger Tory Peterson - color plates. Plastic lenses. Full page Woodbury soap ad with Jane Couche and William Pene duBois. Full page color Jewelite Prophylactic hairbrush as with Jinx Falkenburg. Actress parodies movie star's day, Buff Cobb, cute. Army requisitioning. Life visits the circus in Florida, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus, including Mary Jane Miller, Geraldine Hill, Karrel acrobatic troupe, Frankie Saluto, the flying Otaris, Giustine Loyal and Ernestine Clarke, Massimiliano Truzzi. Excellent full page color Coca-Cola ad with spring cleaning party, art by Charles Schucker.
Very Good - $38 buy now
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Life Magazine April 
                    15, 1946Life Magazine April 15, 1946 : Cover - Spring fashions, Mona Freeman wearing a Lilly Dache bonnet.

The fun comic strip "Gasoline Alley" with Skeezix Wallet and Wilmer Bobble. A new army train in Europe, the Berlin Express. US tackles housing shortage, includes some prefabrication units such as Mobilcore utility unit. Mine workers take a "holiday", a strike. French mass murderer convicted, Marcel Petiot. Full page color Texaco ad with happy woman in Fire Chief hat. Chicago saloon has big hat-burning, the Ranger Inn in Chicago was holding civilian hats for military men until they returned from war. Major General Kepner graduates from High School. French nursery cares for GI war babies, Cradle of Rouen. Life forum of human problems - Shall I remarry? - article features war widow Bernadine Doyle. Close-up - the earth and Fathes Lynch. Photo essay - Sunday clothes in color, excellent fashion feature. Swimming - Breast stroke. Medicine - cancer. Rare manuscripts. Chinchillas. Skeezix hires his ex-sergeant. Congressional record by Jack Beardwood. Life goes to 21, the famous New York restaurant. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with "Family Musicale" art by Mead Schaeffer, number 2 in the series. Cute full page color General Electric radios ad with Hildegarde. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - It's a boy!
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- $28 buy now
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Fair
(All G, nice, but cover is lightly rubbed) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    22, 1946Life Magazine April 22, 1946 : Cover - Denver East High School, Colorado, Marilyn Rights.

Full page color Studebaker ad with Don Wyman and his father. Cute full page color Borden's instant coffee ad. US army suffers disintegration, curious piece about the army needed more men - 6,884,000 servicemen demobilized. Editorial - why men pray, eight familiar prayers. Only Six horses finish in England's Grand National horse race, nasty photos of falls and dead horse. Full page Goodrich tires ad with sugar can harvesting. Humorous cartoons from the book "The Bear That Wasn't", by Frank Tashlin. Full page movie poster ad for "Badman's Territory" with Randolph Scott and Ann Richards. Rightists win Greek election. Very, very plain but striking ad for Modern Margarine. Absolutely charming full page color Mennen shave cream ad with sexy lady, art by Norman Mingo. Cats, by Roger Butterfield. Close-up - David Burpee, seed seller. Photo essay - US high school. Movie - The Virginian. Barbara Hale. Baseball school, Serra High School, San Mateo, California. Ice Anesthesia. Shanghailation, by Richard E. Lauterbach. Cute full page color Can Manufacturers Institute ad for metal food cans. Nice full page movie poster ad for Suspense, starring Belita, Barry Sullivan and others. Odd full page color Western Electric ad for the Bell Telephone system.
Good - $22 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    29, 1946Life Magazine April 29, 1946 : Cover - Peiping, China's beautiful city, with feature photo essay in color.

Nice full page color Max Factor lipstick ad. Russia draws iron curtain over eastern Europe. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "Gaite Parisienne" by Bernard Lamotte. Photo - Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Rooney attend Hollywood premiere. Feature on the Iron curtain, including Rumania, Czechoslovakia, Hungary. Tokyo mob storms Premier's house. Japanese women vote. Southpaw Truman throws first ball of season. Mr. Blandings builds his castle. Close-up - Manolete, Mexico's bullfighting idol. Oklahoma City venereal study. Dipping hemlines. School for southern gentlewomen, Judson College, Alabama. Aviation - radar blind landings. William Thon paints moody pictures of the sea. Radio - the Fat man, created by Dashiell Hammett. Movie - The Postman Always Rings Twice. Indiana almost glamorous lambs, Byron Mead, Hansel Mead. Life goes to Nassau. California steeplejack climbs chimney, Ralph Clark and the 170 foot chimney of San Francisco's Western Sugar Refinery. Cute full page color Kodak film ad with girl at mailbox. Oh-so-sexy full page color Pacific sheets ad with naked lady, art by Gannam. Cool full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with cowboy and pinto horse.
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Life Magazine May 6, 
                    1946Life Magazine May 6, 1946 : Cover - Margaret Leighton.

Series of photos of US congressmen with their own artwork. The firm Moss Brothers, Moss Bross, rents clothes for royal occasions. Unusual full page color Celanese Synthetics ad for the plastic handles to handbags. US seeks wheat for the starving, includes great photo of Claude Canaday of Bloomfield, Nebraska who just donated 1,000 bushels of corn for relief purposes. The starving in Europe, eat weeds, garbage, Greed on the farm. Photo - Last WAC leaves Fort Des Moines, Amelia Smith of Osyka, Mississippi.. Brooklyn jury acquits Dodgers' Leo Durocher (baseball). Two page color Swift meats ad with cattle buyers (men in suits on horseback and angus), art by Fred L. Vassar admits veterans, first male students ever – Jack Abrams, Robert Shea, Rene Cooper, Stanley Siwek, Alice Colonna, more. Bedlam 1946 - US mental hospitals. Full page color Imperial Whiskey ad with art by Lawrence Beall Smith. Emily Post. London's old Vici. Dummy weapons that were used in war, including Rubber Sherman tank. Swiss humanity school at Lac Noir. Circulatory systems. Dream House. Movie – the Kid from Brooklyn, boxing. French corduroy. Boston marathon running race, Stylianos Kyriakides, Clarence DeMar, 116 started, 44 finished. Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Life Magazine May 13, 
                    1946Life Magazine May 13, 1946 : Cover - Northwest vacation, Kit Carson fly fishing.

This is a great article with photos of Water skiing, sailing, smoking salmon, Skiing at the Summit on Snoqualmie pass - includes Joan Pettit, and Sue Anderson. Millions die in China's famine - a horrific story with photos, only the lucky or rich can eat, photo of starving boy begging in front of rich shop manned by plump owner. Byrnes, Bevin, Bidault and Molotov discuss treaties at peace conference. Bob Feller pitches no-hit game (Baseball). Serge Rubinstein is held in $500,000 bail. Coal strike cripples nation, includes really cool photo of lots and lots of empty coal cars on railroad. GI jailbreakers battle Paris police. Very cute full page Gaines dog meal ad with puppy and roller skate. America's Germany, by Julian Bach Jr. Close-up - Bob Crosby, king of the Cowboys. Photo essay - Battlefields of Europe, paintings by Ogden Pleissner. Fiber-glass car by William B. Stout. Francie Pants. Rocket Motor. "Swan Lake" at the Bolshoi. Herman Keiser plays Pine Valley golf course. Los Angeles Junior College. Charming full page color Royal Crown Cola ad with Lizabeth Scott. Nice two page color Schlitz beer ad with hops field. Humorous color movie poster ad for “A night in Casablanca” with the Marx Brothers. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - The light that never fails.
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Life Magazine May 20, 
                    1946Life Magazine May 20, 1946 : Color Cover - Ice show, Donna Atwood from Newton, Kansas and Bobby Specht from Superior, Wisconsin.

Interesting full page color Chrysler ad with machine that creates a dust storm. Nice full page color movie poster ad for Heartbeat, starring Ginger Rogers. Black markets grip US, including sugar ration stamps and fluorescent powder used to mark them. Nine-year old swallows 18 marbles, Edward Travis, he looks pretty pleased with himself. Nazi women get fat in prison. Very nice full page color Greyhound ad with New England lobster fisherman theme. Train wreck inquiry - Exposition Flyer hits Advance Flyer on railroad near Naperville, Illinois. Full page color Budweiser beer ad with wedding theme. Vermont sorority admits Negro, Crystal Malone. Photo essay - Iran. New chairs. Mainbocher is "cheapest" dressmaker. Ice show, new follies. Television tower for the top of the Empire State building. Stutterers, science. Life goes to an ideal children's party, Clapp's baby food company psychologists set up safe environment. Army paper finds own pin-up girl, Wanda Ridgeway. AWESOME full page color Jantzen swim suits ad, art by P.H. Full page color Post cereals ad with cute art by William Steig, ten little one serving boxes.
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Life Magazine 
                    May 27, 1946Life Magazine May 27, 1946 : Cover - Ozark farmer, Tom Moss.

Cute full page color movie poster ad for "The Bride wore boots." Very nice full page color Dupont Cellophane ad with art by Stan Klimley. Very nice full page color Mercury ad with green wood-sided station wagon and fishermen. US test rockets in New Mexico. Harvard beauty contest is sabotaged. Ku Klux Klan tries a comeback at Georgia's Stone Mountain. Jap war criminals are arraigned. US Wives arrive in Germany. Article – Liquor, how it affects the body, by Francis Sill Wickware, includes recipe and photo of flaming Vesuvius drink. Close-up - Lloyd C. Douglas. Photo essay - India's leaders. Ball-game fashion show at Yankee stadium. College fly fishing class, Pennsylvania State College, including photos of Marilyn Globisch, George Harvey. Artist Phillip Guston. Toscanini returns to La Scala. Sailplane soaring, the Kirby Kite. Movie - "Cluny Brown." Life visits the Ozarks, including photos of Gerti Ploeser, Powder Mill Ferry, and more. Photos of Will Rogers, Jr. and Sr. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - I'll be right over.
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Life Magazine 
                    June 3, 1946Life Magazine June 3, 1946 : Cover - Children's church singers.

Nice full page movie poster ad for "Our Hearts were growing up" starring Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Brian Donlevy and others, with color. Full page Bell Telephone ad showing wiring of switchboard. Super nice full page color Ford ad with green convertible car and telephone lineman. The great train strike, big feature article with lots of photos, including Grand Central Station, passengers walking along tracks, engine crew of the Advance Commodore Canderbilt – New York Central express, crowded last train, trains standing idle in the Sunnyside Yards or Long Island, Turntable of the Pennsylvania Railroad Newark yard, more. Photo - Henry Ford poses with his first gasoline car. Paris Ball celebrates V-E anniversary. Walkathon tries stumbling comeback. Manuel Roxas visits US. Farmer buys a tank, Kamiel Dupre in Illinois. Soviet foreign policy. Close-up - Ricksha number 34. Photo essay - busy French girl, Barbara Laage. Waterfilm roof. Fish genetics. Theater - Annie Get Your Gun. Transportation - lightship. Epilepsy. Life visits a woman's club, Chevy Chase club in Washington, D.C. Full page Champion Spark Plugs ad with color and race cars. Nice full page color Nash ad with green car. Super two page color Chevrolet ad with red car.
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Life Magazine June 
                    10, 1946Life Magazine June 10, 1946 : Cover - Donna Reed.

California has a new boom. Full page Woodbury soap ad with George Arnold and Ellen Gizycka. Half page ad for Petti swimsuits. Humorous series of photos showing students testing their kisses for germs, including Fred Carl, Joseph Cowan, Pat Lanzillotti, Margaret Long, Jessie Higginbotham (cleanest kiss), John Harrison and others. Full page color General Electric radios ad with Frank Sinatra. Half page Pequot sheets ad with Flora Norman of Nubieber, California. Full page color Niblets corn ad with seed experts and Eugenics in a cornfield. Phantom killer terrorizes Texarkana, shooter, includes named photos of some scared townsfolk including Mrs. Henry Rochelle, Mrs. Edward McGill, others. New industries boom in California, photos of new Californians include Harry Falk, Albert Keywood, John A. Linder, and others. Flash floods hit US. (NY, PA, Susquehanna River TX). Dunkirk beach today. Mrs. Vanderbilt has a dinner. The newspaper “Valley Times” of Los Angeles grows! Leslie Biffle, Hairy Ainus - photo essay by Eisenstaedt. Working sheep dog, Winesburg Ohio, RH factor, Aquacade at Louisiana state. Odd full page color 7up ad with baseball theme. Full page color Lastex ad with swimmers, art by (Tim Warwicke?, probably Tran Mawicke). Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - I'm going to grow a hundred years old.
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Life Magazine June 
                    17, 1946Life Magazine June 17, 1946 : Cover - Play dresses, Mary Wolfers.

Nice full page color Ford ad with red V-8 car and motorcycle. Cute full page Listerine ad with little "bride." Nice full page movie poster ad for "Without Reservations" with Claudette Colbert and John Wayne, with color. Cartoons about Germany by Don Sheppard. GI's at Harvard. Chicago La Salle hotel fire kills 60 people, photos include William Blake alive, but also many gruesome photos. First pictures show work on atomic pile. Article - The boxing racket, by John Field and Earl Brown. Photo essay - Auto's 50 years. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "Symphonie Fantastique" by Julio de Diego. Kyoto's shrines, Japan. Artist N.C. Wyeth. Sports - golfers Byron Nelson vs. Richard Burton. Life goes to a Kansas Town's powwow, Hutchinson, Kansas - includes photos of Susie Snodgrass, George Nall and others. Photo of wedding of Jessica McCullar and William Russell. Neat photo of Genissiat dam under construction on Rhone in France. Nice two page color Studebaker ad with red Commander car. Veterans share old mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut, with photos of Jacob and Marguerite Omdahl, Virginia and Robert Frank, Walter Clark, Henry L. Slosson and more.
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                    June 24, 1946Life Magazine June 24, 1946 : Cover - Chief Justice of the US, Fred M. Vinson.

Italian's send their king packing. Very cute full page Fisk tires ad with little boy, golf clubs, tennis racket, fishing creel, more, art by Harold Anderson. The master baker Max Ernst Spoth and his astounding cakes - holy cow! Lovely, lovely, lovely full page color Pepsodent tooth paste ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. Photo - Sweden's royal heir is christened. London has victory parade. Frederick Savory and Chichi Jima. Pretty full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with cigarette girl (selling from neck sling). Bernard Baruch points way to banning atom bomb. Americans steal Hessian jewels. Nazis' mistress is punished, Corinne Luchaire. Abdullah becomes Trans-Jordan King. Li'l Abner's Al Capp. Reverend Richard C. Smithh in Pursglove, West Virginia. Commencement at Monticello college. New York City Nightclubs, include La Martinique, Diamond Horseshoe, Zanzibar, Embassy, Jimmy Kelly's, Village Barn, The Carnival, Copacabana. Another absolutely Awesome full page color Jantzen swim suits ad, art by P. H. Color feature on Persian art, Iran. Commencement at Monticello College, Alton, Illinois, including Lenore Taylor, Beverly Taylor, Marilyn Parkhurst, Jane Zander, and many others (named). Mexican baseball. West Point military wedding, Inez Horton and Arturo Gay.
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                    July 1, 1946Life Magazine July 1, 1946 : Cover - Sailing season, Yacht Mandoo II designed by John Alden.

Goods stack up in OPA death watch. Full page color DuBarry cosmetics ad with woman on beach, this likely represented the most elegant swim suit of the time. Big revival in sports, including lots of great photos of baseball, Ebbets Field, Hilda Chester, Johnny Pesky, Red Sox-White Sox game, Bobby Doerr, Ted Williams, more. Boxers Billy Conn and Joe Louis. The struggle to change Yellow River's course in China. German acrobats do "the death walk" including Margarete Zimmermann and Charlotte Gabel. Bikini atoll, atomic bomb test coming soon. Close-up - Georges Bidault. Sistine ceiling. The American Bald Eagle, paintings from life by Roger Tory Peterson, color plates. Theater stage apprentices including Nancy Holland, Cape Playhouse, Malissa Childs, more. Movies - the perils of Pauline. Amputees' gait - science. Infrared photography shows kids' movie reactions, Penny Provo and Lee Martin watching Donald Duck at the Carlos Theater in San Carlos, California. Life goes to Atwater Kent's parties. Painted blue jeans. Nice full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with picnic scene. Nice full page color Pullman-standard train ad, four ladies playing cards.
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Life Magazine July 
                    8, 1946Life Magazine July 8, 1946 : Cover - Basque shirt, Jean Welch.

Cool full page color Pontiac ad with silver car and orange sunset sky, "Silver Streak." US shows off superplanes, Northrup's Giant XB-35 flying wing and Consolidated Vultee XB-36 Bomber - amazing photos. Photo - Hungary suffers terrible monetary inflation, photo shows money being swept up with trash. Full page color Armour Ham ad. Garrison dam starts boom and arouses Indians, Missouri valley project, Garrison, North Dakota, Indian Chief Thomas Spotted Wolf. US is world's no. 1 firetrap, includes neat photo of Staten Island Ferry terminal on fire. Oh my gosh, Nice, two page color Pennsylvania railroad ad with farmers and ranchers "Good Providers." Cornell crew wins western race, crewing regatta, boating. "Nana" Hanneford, 76, still works in circus rings. Congregationalists hold convention. Article - DDT by Anthony Standen. Close-up - Ethel Merman. Photo essay - Plutonium laboratory, 16 pages with color. "Little girl" clothes, these are actually for big girls. Chinese pharmacists. Art - the clay club in Greenwich Village. Duncan Hines, traveler's food critic. Life goes to a Princeton reunion, includes photos of John L. Kirk, Charles Hubby, J.A. Brooks, and others. Nice full page color American Airlines ad with golf theme, art by John Falter. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Everybody loves him.
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Life Magazine July 
                    15, 1946Life Magazine July 15, 1946 : Cover - Welded water gadgets, Rita Daigle with inflatable sea horse.

Nice full page color Ford ad with rusty red convertible car. Cute full page color Green Giant peas ad. Atomic bomb drops at Bikini. Full page Listerine antiseptic ad with graduation theme, art by G. Editorial - tipping. Parents of Quadruplets are reunited, William "Red" Thompson and Norah Carpenter. Mihailovich awaits the verdict. Death of OPA brings price confusion. Pole sitter takes a wife, this is the famous marriage on top of a pole, "Mad Marshall" Jacobs and Yolanda Cosmar, Coshocton, Ohio. Siamese king murdered. Trouble behind the iron curtain. Close-up - Trout fisherman, Edward Ringwood Hewitt. Photo essay - farm machines. Head-hunters, feature with great color photos. "New Yorker" magazine covers by Leonard Dove, Perry Barlow, Helen E. Hokinson, Mary Petty, Constantin Alajalov, Abner Dean, Ilonka Karasx, Robert Day, Gardner Rea, D.A. Alain. . Welded gadgets. Cornea transplants, gross photos, too. Life reports on Dr. Gandhi. Life visits Yaddo, a summer colony for writers, composers and artists in Saratoga Springs, New York. Nice full page Spalding golf balls ad. Full page movie poster ad for Alfred Hitchcock's "Notorious" starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.
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Life Magazine July 
                    22, 1946Life Magazine July 22, 1946 : Cover - Long Island Society : Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney driving her coachman Walter Douglas.

Full page movie poster ad for "Till the end of time" starring Dorothy McGuire and Guy Madison. Philippine republic is born. The lovely sketches of Cecil Beaton of Broadway stars. Photo - Suicide on the Empire State Building, this is a creepy photo taken by J. Royce Ellington of a person committing suicide just releasing the edge of the top. Mother Cabrini is first American saint. Bikini bomb explodes. Paris students' ball. Russia 1946. Close-up - Margaret Truman. Nice full page color Vitalis ad with sailing scene, art by Lyman Anderson. Photo essay - The North Shore, Long Island. New Malaria drugs. Bermuda ocean race. Negro artists win top US honors. The wired bra, an engineering marvel, no shoulder straps. Cecil Beaton sketches Broadway stars. Cheju-do, island of Amazons. Life goes on a "happiness tour" - a two week train junket. A rather amazing full page color White Rock sparkling water ad with the barely clad nymph and Arabic men. Full page ad for LIFE International, the International version of LIFE magazine started with this issue (to be published every two weeks, combining most of two issues of LIFE, to provide a view of world events as seen through American eyes). Man hatches ostrich egg, James Moran - very funny photo and text. A "Happiness Tour" with Mary and Bill Barth, W. H. Ellefsen, and many others. Cute full page color DuPont cellophane ad with man in pajamas. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Night school for the doctor.
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Life Magazine 
                    July 29, 1946Life Magazine July 29, 1946 : Cover - Vivien Leigh as Cleopatra.

Full page Radio Corporation of America RCA ad for Loran (LOng RAne Navigation). US harvest saves the world, a great wheat harvest, includes photos of Leslie Smith, combines and crew of Frank and George Voeller, and others. Amateur painter Joseph Alger encourages everyone to paint. Lovely full page color Oldsmobile ad of the "Frame It" variety, handsome red two door car. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "Bartered Bride" by Iibor Gergely. Pretty full page color Pliofilm ad with raspberries and rhubarb. Political friendship proved by wedding party photo, Andrew Jackson May IS INDEED close friends with the Murray Garsson family. Truman signs British loan. Chicago police accuse William Heirens of three Murders, he was schizophrenic, George Murmans. Talmadge wins Georgia election despite big negro vote. Cleveland Indians try to stop Ted Williams, baseball. French Cover Girl Lise Bourdin. George Bernard Shaw is 90. US communist party. Ken Kling, selects winners at horse races, includes a photo of jockeys Wayne Wright and Herb Lindberg. . Scotland yard - photo essay. Painter Henri-Paul Gauguin. Bare shoulders - style. Talking dog named Jerry, owner Riley Bryan. Feature on the US Communist party. Another nice full page color Imperial Whiskey ad showing barrels, art by Ernest Fiene. Migration with Persian tribesmen, 200,000 Qashqai nomads move their flocks, Iran. Postmen in Los Angeles use helicopters to shorten delivery time. Excellent full page color Coca-Cola ad with Lawn Social theme, art by Steven Dohanos
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Life Magazine 
                    August 5, 1946Life Magazine August 5, 1946 : Cover - Juvenile Juror, an extremely cute photo of Glenn Mark Arthurs, age 6.

Very nice full page color Studebaker ad with yellow car. Full page color Ford ad with red car and Canadian mounties. Across the Trans-Siberian railroad, great feature article. Mr. H. L. Mencken sounds off. Close-up - Justin Dart. Photo essay - New York city by night. Photo essay - Summer theater. Nice full page color Pacific sheets ad with "Sick-abed Solace" little boy looking out window, art by Gannum. Already! - Pan American World Airways full page color ad for travel to England. Radio - juvenile jury, includes photos of Maryann Maskey, Buddy Robinson, Ginger Henkel, Glenn Mark Arthurs, Francey Aransohn. Waterfall faucet, Elie P. Aghnides. . Customs - Isle of Man. Muscle flexers show off at California beach - muscle beach, Santa Monica Beach, includes photos of Will Trumbo, Jimmy Garner, Marilyn Morton, Leslie Charles, Evelyn Smith, Steve Nasta, Beverly Jacker, and more. Tarawa today. Two page movie poster ad for "Monsieur Beaucaire" with Bob Hope. Life visits the White Mountains, including photos of Mount Washington Cog railway, Cannon Mountain aerial tramway, Gayla Sherburne, Fred Berry and more. Justin W. Dart, president of United Rexall Drugs. The Diaper derby - a crawling baby race, a funny event, bedlam, includes 1 year-old Dennis Wendelken. Lovely full page color Jewelite hair brush ad. Cute full page MacMillan oil ad with color.
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                    Magazine August 12, 1946Life Magazine August 12, 1946 : Cover - Loretta Young models a decade of nightgowns and pajamas.

Handsome full page color Mercury ad with red two door car on wooden bridge, boy collecting waterfowl eggs. Cigar-chewing photographer Weegee shows how to photograph a corpse as part of the six week seminar he is giving. Nice full page color Frigidaire ad with art by Albert Dorne. Blood runs in Palestine violence, Jews and Arabs, British were trying to keep order. Full page color Pepsodent ad with demure lady in black, looks like Melanie from “Gone with the Wind.” Photo - Boss Edward H. Crump rides a roller coaster. Bolivian revolt. Photos of the atomic bomb explosion - "Baker Day" at Bikini Island. Midsummer on Jones Beach, New York state park on Long Island. Short piece on tourists, including photos of Howard Sandel (Mountain Home, Arkansas), Larry Hightower (from Ellensburg, Washington, with a wheelbarrow he hopes to push around the world), Carl Curtis from Salem, Nebraska, Howard Buretta, John Bacon, Ed Clevinger, Dick Clark, Connie and Jenny Wellbourn, Xane Laidlaw. Loretta Young shows ten years of nightgowns in “The Perfect Marriage.” Confidence games, Swindlers. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect. Peter Lind Hayes, comedy star. Byron Thomas’ color paintings of butterflies. Movie – The Razor’s Edge, how a book is made into a film. Ipsophone. St. Louis debutantes, including Deborah Love, Mary Love, Betty Scudder, Mary Prince Goodbar, Harriet Peters, Jane Lammert and others, all in frilly, flowing gowns. Shriners' convention in San Francisco.
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Life Magazine 
                    August 19, 1946Life Magazine August 19, 1946 : Cover - Old faithful geyser erupting.

Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with monstrous yellow convertible car. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Natalie Reid and her son Michael John Reid, with a falcon. The United Nations wrangle in Paris. Another absolutely charming full page Cannon Percale sheets ads. Nice full page color Kaiser-Frazer ad with blue and red cars. Photo - California bowling alley murder, La Cienega and Marvin Ashley. Cute full page color Niblets corn ad with Green Giant in bed under patchwork quilt. The Methodist church considered most social dancing vulgar, so they substituted Play Party Games. Gambling ship, Lux, converted from mine layer Bunker Hill. Florida girls go west for beauty contest. Close-up - Harold Laski. Cult Leader Father Divine marries Edna Ritchings. Rosie the Bear with Lew Lehr. Water skiers compete in National Championship. Photo essay - Yellowstone National Park. Russian scientists conduct heart experiments. Movie - the Strange love of Martha Ivers. Blind golfer, Charles Boswell. Nice full page color Pullman-Standard railroad cars ad. Cute full page color Italian Swiss Colony California wines ad. Super nice full page color Mennen skin bracer ad with pinup girl. Extremely handsome two page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with studly loggers and logs on train. Oh-la-la full page Mennen Skin Bracer ad with sexy lady in swimming suit, art by Norman Mingo.
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Life Magazine August 
                    26, 1946Life Magazine August 26, 1946 : Cover - Fall College Fashions, Mary Withington.

Nice full page movie poster ad for "Gallant Journey" starring Glenn Ford and Janet Blair with color. Very nice full page color Morton's salt ad. Nice series of photos of Heidi Scharf dancing in Berlin's ruins. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "Swan of Tuonela" by Bernard LaMotte. Cute and colorful full page Van Heusen shirts ad with man boarding train. New US Constabulary polices Germany, General Joseph McNarney. France rebuilds her railroads, includes maps of working lines in September 1944 and May 1946. Molotov broods. Red Pepper village in china. Close-up - George Dudley Tilley, the birdman. Photo essay - the American man. Girl softball pitcher, Wilda Mae Turner. Full page color American Airlines ad with art by John Falter. Movie - Notorious. Cardshark party. Royal Barry Wills - housing. Fall college fashions at the College Shop of Carson Pirie Scott in Chicago. Nice full page color Coca-cola ad on back cover with county fair theme. Nice full page color Webster cigars ad on 20th Century Limited train. Humorous piece on "The American Man" with lots of photos, many named. Full page movie poster ad for "The strange love of Martha Ivers" starring Barbara Stanwyck and others with color. Full page color White Horse whiskey ad with painting by John Clymer.
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Life Magazine September 
                    2, 1946Life Magazine September 2, 1946 : Cover - Vacation's end, Michael Foster and Marcia Perry at Cape Cod at Cotuit.

Nice full page color General Electric radio ad with Marjorie Reynolds, so pretty. Oak Ridge has Atomic hoe-down, AFL CIO dance. T-man Elmer Irey retires, he tracked down income tax evaders. Man goes out on a limb, very funny photo of John Kopsnyder of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Photo of the men of the 88th division carrying Walter Kujawa's coffin, shot in Trieste. More conflicts in the Balkans and the Middle East, Palestine - at this point the partition is still proposed, includes photos of overloaded ships of Jews trying to run the blockade into Palestine, just like today's Cuban refugees. Fun group of summer sports pictures, including (among many others) Mary McMillin golfing, Ben Hogan golfing, Soapbox Derby at Akron, Ohio with Gilbert Klecan, Ranch horse Assault, Swimmer Ann Curtis, Baseball Trickster Johnny Price, Baseball player Jackie Robinson, Tennis players such as Gardnar Mulloy, and the Pig swimming race in Kirkland, Washington. Nice full page color Nash ad with blue car. The strange case of the resurrected prince. The state of the armed forces. Photo essay - Mountain glaciers. Hay fever drugs. Reading tests. The Killers - movie and story by Ernest Hemmingway. Harp festival in Camden, Maine. French swim suit. Life visits cape cod. Living paintings are a hit at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, California. Great full page color National Confectioners' Association ad for Candy, art by Grant. Nice full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with tennis theme. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - shows old lady with afghan.
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Life Magazine September 
                    9, 1946Life Magazine September 9, 1946 : Cover - Jane Powell in "Holiday in Mexico."

Report on the new city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nice full page color Studebaker ad with Champion Regal De Luxe 2-door sedan in cream and maroon and Joseph, Frank and Steven Molnar. Pretty full page color Stetson ad with ladies hats. Wonderful full page color Kaiser Frazer ad with two yellow cars. US zippers up its fleet - Operation Zipper to preserve ships not in use. Gazelle boy is captured (and imprisoned in insane asylum - what WERE they thinking??) Close-up - Molotov and Vishinsky. Photo essay - easier housekeeping. Interview - What's funny about George Allen. Boston baseball, with photos of Ted Williams and others, including giant bat. Children's Judo with Carol Tegner. Here is a shivery story for you, the Vultures of Calcutta, India are allowed to eat corpses, photo of dead human body parts being devoured. Archaeology - digging in Arizona, Point of Pines with Emil Haury. Life visits the Sikhs of India. Senator Tobey's hymn sing with photos of Otto W. Lindquist of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and others. Wonderful full page International Trucks ad with "Eastern Freighter." Nice full page Packard ad with cars from 1902, 1923 and 1946 - lovely, frame it! Carnival in color. Ethan Andrews of Govans, Maryland wears bees. Neat full page color RC cola ad with Hedy Lamarr.
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Life Magazine September 
                    16, 1946Life Magazine September 16, 1946 : Cover - West Point's Glenn Davis and Felix Blanchard, great football portrait.

Charming full page Cannon percale sheets ad. Nice full page color General Electric lamps ad (light bulbs) with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Ventriloquist and dummy. Very Nice full page color Dodge ad with green car. Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with Connie Joannes Dickman and her family. Model airplane meet is uninhibited air show, Wichita, Kansas, including photos of John Millinger, Robert Kelly, Ed Jackson (Denver, Colorado), more. New Miss America is chosen, Marilyn Buferd - includes short piece on each Miss America from 1921 through 1946. Distance swimmers resume, including Jorge Berroeta, George Burgmuller, Lou Reing, and King Nawahi. Prince Wilhelm is down to last castle, Hohenzollern. Joy rider grieves, drunken driver James Claire kills Donald Downs. Sponsored state exercises in Russia, Estonia, Latvia, group physical fitness. Nice full page Columbia Records ad with Frank Sinatra. Mystery of Haushofer. Photo essay - the Pearl King, Kokichi Mikimoto and cultured pearls. Army football. 25 years of Miss America. Studebaker assembly line produces first postwar auto - long beautiful feature with lots of color photos. Wild horse roundup in North Carolina. Close-up - Cecil Beaton. Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, including Fifi Kihn, George Rea, Barbara Patton, Lorna Oliver and others. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Sound as a bell.
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Life Magazine September 
                    23, 1946Life Magazine September 23, 1946 : Cover - Cat's playmate, Rudy the dachshund - a very cute series of photos.

Fun full page Ethyl gasoline ad with motorcycle cop "Which drivers would you ticket?" Fun little piece and photos from Florence Kimball (Mitchell, South Dakota) who looks like Mary Withington on the cover of LIFE August 26, 1946. US success story 1938-1946, Ford Auto dealer Romy Hammes of Kankakee, Illinois. Photo - Attlee dedicates steppingstones. London squatters seize houses. Sailboat refugees arrive having sailed from Sweden, Estonians and a Finn with captain Arnold Tamm. George Washington Hill dies. A blind boy sees, Tony Upton. Very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad, art by Jack Wittrup (John Schilling) with friends at table. Does Europe face a Holy war? Close-up - Ted Williams, baseball. Photo essay - the human look. Radio - Mercedes McCambridge. Princeton University. Paul Engle writes a book of tender sonnets about his young daughter. Humorous cartoon-style full page Champ Hats ad with Sid Luckman and football theme. Pro Football - Miami Seahawks and the Cleveland Browns. Tennis championships. Feature on Princeton University Dahlias (flowers). Cormorant fishing in China. Afghans go American. A Hollywood south seas party.
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Life Magazine September 30, 1946Life Magazine September 30, 1946 : Cover - Jeanne Crain in bubble bath.

This is the charming and famous photo with large bubble poised on fingertip, one of my favorite photos. Full page color General Electric radios ad with Jo Stafford. Full page color Oldsmobile ad with very handsome two-tone green 4 door car. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "Prince Igor" by Robert Riggs, a striking and colorful work. Fall fashion shows - runway. Jaffa street battle, more violence in Palestine. Joe Louis is surprised champion, boxing. Really neat full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Jim Britt, radio reporters famous for play-by-plays on the Boston Red Sox and Boston Braves baseball teams. Photo - Brooklyn Dodgers fans are on tenterhooks, game with St. Louis Cardinals. Full page color General Motors ad with small boy and school desk, art by J. Karl. Truman fires Wallace. Moslem prayers celebrate end of fast. Intelligence - key to defense. Iowa centennial, includes photo of Ebenezer McMurray, Frances Larson, more. Arthur Murray, world's number one dancing master. Parking problem, features Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City. Antarctic whaling, whaler "Empire Victory." Shorty's nightclub in Berlin. Indian airline hostesses. How NOT to cure the hiccups. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Lady with a lamp.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 7, 1946Life Magazine October 7, 1946 : Cover - Bing Crosby and Joan Caulfield.

Oldest Human bones arrive in US (from Dr. Koenigswald). Half page Aralac rayon fiber ad with Adele Simpson in a gown that makes her look seven feet tall. Full page color A & P super Market ad with some really cute Halloween Jack-o-lantern (pumpkin) treats made out of tomatoes. Cartoonist Jefferson Machamer shows how to draw cartoons. Half page Munsingwear ad with bowler Joe Falcaro. Full page color Borden's Instant coffee ad with cartoon-like art by Roland Coe. Tony Zale (Anthony Florian Zaleski) wins year's best fight, boxing against Rocky Graziano (Thomas Rocco Barbella). Ambassador John Leighton Stuart, china. Feature on overcrowding in schools, including Ed S. Cook grade school, Kingsbery elementary, and Luckie Street School - all in Atlanta, Georgia, the University of California, Moultrie High School in Georgia, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, more (funny, all the Georgia students seem to be white). Bikini goat gets transfusion, atomic bomb test. Rather amazing full page color American Meat Institute ad with HUGE hunk of meat, a pot roast. Full page Phillips Milk of Magnesia ad with cute little girl on swing, art by Lyman Anderson. Full page color Coty cosmetics ad with elegant art by Eric, Carl Erickson. Taft and Vandenberg. Horse Opera - photo essay on western movies. Personality tests, including ink blots. Game bird shooting, a series of color paintings by Ogden M. Pleissner. A short story by Thomas Heggen telling the tale of a green ensign in the Navy, art by Matt Greene. Pretty full page color Kotex ad with art by Tom Hale. Robert Earl Hughes of Baylis, Illinois is 20 years old and weighs 710 pounds. Bonzai trees. Machamer cartoonist. The country school of photography in Vermont.
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Life 
                    Magazine October 14, 1946Life Magazine October 14, 1946 : Awesome Color Cover - Fall styles

(Lady in wonderful suit, hat, veil), Stasia Linder with suit by Zuckerman and Kraus and hat by Sally Victor. Hollywood puts on a strike thriller, fights, drawn guns, more. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mary Gillies (Mrs. William Gillies) and her sons of New Canaan, Connecticut. Striking full page Philco ad with Bing Crosby. Cute little half page Mum deodorant ad with mountain climber and eagle. Eugene O'Neil profile. German War Criminals sentenced to die. Really poignant photo of a horse on it's way up the ramp to a slaughterhouse. White House by Charles Hurd. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Basil Rathbone. Legion convention hard on majorettes' feet. Intellectuals from many nations meet in Geneva. Photo essay - Bank of England. Sports - dressage, horseback riding, nice photos, rider Bobby Steel. Science - cycles. Feature on the White House. Denver Prophet's atom bomb haven, Brotherhood of the White Temple and Dr. M. Doreal, it is in a valley 36 miles south of Denver, Colorado, the Shamballa Ashrama. Nice full page movie poster ad for "Two years before the mast" starring Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy and others. Very attractive full page color Webster Cigars ad set in Palm Springs, art apparently by N. W. Ayer. Feature on the Bank of England. Playwright Eugene O'Neill. Full page color Olin, Winchester guns ad with art by Philip R. Goodwin. Fall fashions. Soviet movies. New contact lenses are comfortable, easy to fit. Radio - Henry Morgan. Life goes to a football broadcast with Bill Stern. Nice full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad. A special cloth chute designed for escape from upper stories in a fire, named the Evacuator. Nice full page Canadian Club whiskey ad with neat vintage surfing photos. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Young man in white.
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Life Magazine October 
                    21, 1946Life Magazine October 21, 1946 : Cover - Gloria Grahame.

A wonderful series of photos OF Alfred Eisenstaedt, the famous photographer. A rather astounding nice full page color Green Giant peas ad with orchids. Curious little report on the monsters of Valais, Switzerland - apparently the peasants are seeing things, includes Farmer Foel Kalhuni, Cowherd Broccard, Max Schellenberg, possibly a panther. Churchill rides a circus horse. Bride dies on steps of church, Rose De Fabrizio, an amazing story, very sad and with lots of photos, she was buried in her wedding dress. Peace conference finds minor harmonies. US couple adopts French village, Girard and Kathleen Hale and Maille. The fight for Germany, by Reinhold Neibuhr. Books - "So this is peace" by Bob Hope. Photo essay - Windsor castle. Photo essay - Booming Houston, Texas. Full page Statler Hotels ad with comic art by Tony Barlow. Custom made Brogan clothes. Lovely full page Mennen Skin Bracer ad with sexy red head. Upcoming starlet Gloria Grahame. Lovely feature piece on Windsor Castle. Guarded race horses, Laurel Race Track in Maryland, trying to stop race-track doping. New freight planes, Bristol Freighter, Fairchild packet, Douglas Globemaster and Boeing Stratofreighter airplanes. Funny story about the things Magicians' wives have to put up with. Charming full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with club theme. (See also November 11, 1946 INTERNATIONAL Edition below for some of same stories)
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Life Magazine October 
                    28, 1946Life Magazine October 28, 1946 : Cover - One-room school, Charles Buntjer, age 6, Pecatonica, Illinois.

Cute full page color 7up ad. Navy has seagoing jeep, great photos of it completely submerged. Nazis are hanged, Ribbentrop, Keitel, Kaltenbrunner, Rosenberg, Frank, Frick, Streicher, Saukel, Jodl and Seyss-Inquart. US Communist boss is exposed, Hans Berger. Hinky Dink dies. Wets versus Drys, the Kansas State prohibition law is a platform issue in election. Photo - Young king Faisel II of Iraq. The Ukraine. Close-up - the man who wants to build New York over, William Zeckendorf. Very nice full page movie poster ad for "It's a wonderful life" starring James Stewart with color. Photo essay - Broadway theater goes highbrow. Half page Munsingwear ad with speed skater James Caesar. Realtor William Zeckendorf of New York City. Feature on the Natural History of autumn, with color art by Richard P. Grossenheider. Jean Wallace marries. Unconventional wedding dresses. Movie censorship. The one-room school, District School Number 94 near Pecatonica, Illinois, with photos of Miss ERna Meyer, Shirley Ackerman, Leland Meiers, Carolyn Morrison, Marilyn Baal, Carol Neuberger, Charles Buntjer, Homer Meiers, Nancy Fishe, Kenneth and Keith Fishe, others. Liquid heat - science. The correct time, National Observatory in Washington, D.C. Very funny artwork contest - Lena the Hyena. Life goes to the veiled prophet's ball in St. Louis, including Florence Curran, Ara Postlethwaite, Andrea May Knight, and others. Jean O. Reinecke and his funny new designs. Nice full page Maytag ad with color and heart. Extraordinarily cute full page color General Motors ad with Grandma. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Now Daddy's got to go ... (See also November 11, 1946 INTERNATIONAL Edition below for same cover and some of same stories)
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Life Magazine November 
                    4, 1946Life Magazine November 4, 1946 : Cover - Palestine, man with camel, an Arabian mounted policeman.

Unusual full page color US Royal tires ad with nighttime driving scene. "Queen Elizabeth" arrives in New York. Boy is caught in revolving door, Vincent Castaldi. Nice full page color General Electric automatic blankets ad with the Alfred Buells of Winnetka, Illinois. New German postage stamps. Photos of dead Nazis are released. Tom Jordan starts panic in cotton. Unusual full page Capehart ad with NO art. Yet another full page color Armour bacon ad, nearly all fat, I can feel my cholesterol rising just because I looked at the ad! Full page Pond's cold creme ad with Lillian Givens. Close-up - the great judge, Learned Hand. Europe's culture. Photo essay - Palestine. How children grow, very nice feature including Dr. Nancy Bayley and Michael Walker, John Iskra, Shirley Smith. Chair dance, Dorothy Jarnac. Lovely two page color Max FActor cosmetics ad with Judy Garland. South seas art. Paris clotheshorses. Sports - shades of 1869, first intercollegiate football game is re-enacted at Princeton. Housing - lake dwellers, Seattle house boats on Lake Union, including Charles Barnes. Terrorism in Palestine. Full page color Stetson hat ad with art by Philip Dormont. Allies pick new German stamps. Life goes Spelunking with Charleston grotto, West Virginia, National Speleological Society NSS, caving, great photos. Great full page color Champion spark plug ad with midget race cars. . Glass eater's alibi, Charles Bullock. Fun full page color Life Savers ad.
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Life Magazine November 
                    11, 1946Life Magazine November 11, 1946 : Cover - High-school model, Shirley Arnow of Phoenix, Arizona.

Sculptures of Isamu Noguchi. Unusual full page color Naturalizer shoe ad for Penthouse platforms. Legislator starts sit-down strike. Moslems stone Nehru near Landi Kotal fort in Khyber Pass in what is now Pakistan. Indiana girl skates on toes, Connie Phares with roller skates set up like ballet toe shoes. Reginald Freeman's amazing rabbits that walk only one front feet. Article - the atomic stakes. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Frances Rushmore and her children Jean and Lynn. Close-up - Lindsay and Crouse. Photo essay - Big steel's men. Return to Berlin, lots of photos including CAfe Wein. Radio - new tricks for an old dog, a radio program, Susan Wright and dog Katy. Photo of long-haired Jimmy Garvin. Vienna rebuilds the St. Stephans cathedral. Truck Rodeo for semi truck drivers. Amateur models. Elisofon in Hollywood, includes an amazing full page color farmable photo of Lana Turner. Cherokee stickball, Qualla Indian Reservation in North Carolina, Walftown Wolves, Wolftown Bears, primitive version of lacrosse. Gertrude Atherton writes her 56th book. Army school for the blind, Avon, Connecticut. Rochelle salt crystals. Life calls on a King for a day, Paul Shiloff at Wayne University. Neat full page color Budweiser beer ad with theater scene. Curious full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad that features Cobalt, Canada. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - Class of 1946.
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Life Magazine October 
                    28, 1946Life Magazine November 11, 1946 International Edition version : Cover - One-room school, Charles Buntjer, age 6, Pecatonica, Illinois.

(This is the cover shown in the "cover portfolio" for the Regular North American edition for October 28, 1946). The content consists of part of that in the October 21, 1946 Regular and part of that in the October 28, 1946 issue. Content of this International Edition : Photo essay - Broadway theater goes highbrow. Realtor William Zeckendorf of New York City. Movie censorship. The one-room school, District School Number 94 near Pecatonica, Illinois, with photos of Miss ERna Meyer, Shirley Ackerman, Leland Meiers, Carolyn Morrison, Marilyn Baal, Carol Neuberger, Charles Buntjer, Homer Meiers, Nancy Fishe, Kenneth and Keith Fishe, others. Liquid heat - science. The correct time, National Observatory in Washington, D.C.. Very funny artwork contest - Lena the Hyena. Nazis are hanged, Ribbentrop, Keitel, Kaltenbrunner, Rosenberg, Frank, Frick, Streicher, Saukel, Jodl and Seyss-Inquart. US couple adopts French village, Girard and Kathleen Hale and Maille. Photo essay on Windsor Castle. Photo essay on Houston, Texas. French tapestries. Brogan clothes. Movie - The Dark Mirror. Almost no advertising. International Editions are much less common than the regular editions.
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Life Magazine November 
                    18, 1946Life Magazine November 18, 1946 : Cover - Party raincoats, Phyllis Ernst.

Republicans start new political era. Brooklyn boy traps robber, Herbert Bell. Horse show opens. Sinclair Scott and his pet lions and leopards. Full page color General Electric Lamps ad with lady wearing light bulbs as a hat (!), art by Joseph W. Jicha. Full page color Stetson hat ad with art by Philip Dormont. The Republican Era, feature. Notre Dame ties army, football. $750,000 swindle, William Arthur Nickel swindles from the Mergenthaler Linotype company. Westerners visit Yemen. BW, biological warfare, article by Gerard Piel. Close-up - Toy king, Alfred Carlton Gilbert, invented the Erector set. Photo essay - the Plaza. Photo essay - Howard University. Aviation - Pilot ejector seat tests, D. W. Gressly. Charming full page movie poster ad for "Margie" with Jeanne Crain. Half page Gillette razor ad with football theme (Dewitt "Tex" Coulter) cartoon art by Frank Williams. Sculptured lamps. Feature on Yemen. Party raincoats. The Plaza hotel in New York City. A nice feature on Howard University in Washington, D.C., including photos of the lovely Rose Esters, Sarah White, Alain Leroy Locke and others. Life goes to an Apache party, patterned after a Paris fashion, includes Oma Read, Chadelyn Hulburt, Alan Carson, Helen Hale. Marathon walker Bert Couzens. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with art by Lyford.
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Life Magazine November 
                    25, 1946Life Magazine November 25, 1946 : Cover - Tenth anniversary, Nancy Maloney of Long Island reading premier issue of LIFE.

Cartoons kid life. Movies of 1946. Ten years of American art. Life's girls. Life's first story - Montana town that boomed near Fort Peck dam is now barren, Wheeler Montana, even the buildings are gone. Controversies. Unusual full page movie poster ad for "The Strange Woman" starring Hedy Lamarr. Nice full page Oldsmobile ad with series 66 Club sedan in blue. Our times 1936-1946. Full page photo of Jerome Von Mohr. Full page photo of Mrs. Leonard Saar and her six children, homeless. U.S. Soldiers in Korea. Dreams of 1946. Ten years of Shirley Temple. Where are they now? - follow-ups on George Story (LIFE April 24, 1936), Andy Lopata (LIFE 1937), Mark J. Lacey (LIFE January 17, 1938), college leaders, Charles Teed (LIFE March 16, 1942), John Hancock Spear (LIFE April 19, 1943, Kenneth Jones and others. Popular wartime art. Cool full page Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation ad with new B-36, the world's biggest bomber. Full page color movie poster ad for "Sinbad the Sailor" starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and others. Full page Camel cigarettes ad with "more Doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." - He's one of the busiest men.
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Life Magazine December 
                    2, 1946Life Magazine December 2, 1946 : Cover - Ingrid Bergman in "Joan of Lorraine."

John L. Lewis starts his biggest battle. Very lovely full page color Forstmann woolens ad with lady in mustard colored suit and wild hat. Yikes - full page Sanforized fabric ad with logo "Forgive her, she's only a woman." Photo - Sir William Dick designs Roosevelt statue. Londoners throng Lord Mayor's inaugural. Chicago students have fence party - controversy where Teitelbaum had fenced off part of a building. Full page color Jewelite hair brushes ad with art by Carl Broemel. OPA holds a wake. Princeton gets Jefferson letter. Opera goer loses $5,000 bracelet, Mrs. George Washington Kavanaugh, found by Mrs. Mina Schraff. Mr. New York dies, Jimmy Walker. A report on Japan. Close-up - Child's best seller, writer Margaret Wise Brown, Juniper Sage, Golden MacDonald. Awful photo of hunting accident, Roy Withrow, Carl Holmdahl, in St. Croix Park, Minnesota. Photo essay - Peacetime uses of atomic energy. Bergman on Broadway. Trick basketball. Nightclubs - Venus on the half shell, Billy Rose, including a 7-foot tall Swedish showgirl named Siri, Diamond Horseshoe club in New York.. Feature on Japan. Science - 65 miles up. Talking mailbox startles Milwaukee. Trick basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters. Life goes on a snail watch in England, British Snail=Watching Society. Nice double ad (two full pages) color American Locomotive Company, one page shows childrens' story hour in a special play car, one page shows a maroon and yellow train in winter mountains.
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Life Magazine December 9, 1946Life Magazine December 9, 1946 : Cover - Jet Pilot, Donald Hillman.

Unusual full page Mobilgas ad with winter photo of string of cars, with color. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Kitty Higgins and her husband and two daughters. Plane crash survivors rescued in Alps, Captain Ralph Tate Jr. and 11 others - an astounding crash and rescue from little Swiss town of Rosenlauibad, avalanche, crevasses. Coal strike deepens, including National Tube Company plant in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. RFC carries on. US sergeant runs Bremen boys club, Patrick J. Moriarty. "Normandie" makes her last trip. St. Paul teachers strike. Japanese war plans are revealed. The Huey Long Legend. Photo essay - P-80s Shooting Star airplane. Nazi scientists in the US, including Wernher Von Braun at White Sands. . Christmas trimmings - modern living. Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon ad with ski lodge theme. Sports - top kicker Lou Groza, football. Housing - Cinderella girl, Holly Self. The P-80 jet plane, new Air Force. The Huey Long legend. LOVELY full page color Jantzen sweaters ad. Cartoonist Dahl Ribs Boston. Marine General Holland M. "Howlin' Mad" Smith. Cute full page color Camel cigarettes and Prince Albert smoking tobacco ad on back cover with Santa Claus.
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Life Magazine December 
                    16, 1946Life Magazine December 16, 1946 : Cover - Teresa Wright.

Cute full page movie poster ad for "Cross My Heart" with Betty Hutton and Sonny Tufts. Full page color Armour ham ad. LOVELY full page Berkshire nylons ad with lady in black dress from Neiman Marcus. Horrible fire at the Hotel Winwcoff kills 115, barred window, no fire escapes, article uses such nice phrases as "Burned to a crisp.". Theodore G. Bilbo and dipping vats for cattle with South African tick. Eton Wall Game, wallowing in mud to find ball. Mexicans find the lost bones of Cortes at San Jesus Nazareno. The graduation of a new group of New York City policemen. John L. Lewis is fine and the coal strike ends. Ballerina Iva Kitchell. Movie - The Clouds Go By - nice art by Ervine Metzl. Trunk sized hot-air furnace heats whole house with aircraft engine technology. Profile of English artist William Hogarth. Redistribution of US wealth - poor get richer. Johan Strydom - a Boer Farmer in South Africa. Full page Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation ad with the HUGE B-36 bomber. No cure for the common cold by Francis Sill Wickware. Janet Eberhart on the radio. Marjorie Hope volunteers at the Le Clos orphanage in France.
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Life Magazine December 
                    23, 1946Life Magazine December 23, 1946 : Color Cover - Mary and baby Jesus riding on a donkey.

Interesting two page Douglas Aviation ad with lots of different airplanes, new and old. The life of Christ, ten pages of paintings by Fra Angelico. United Nations winds up in spirit of optimism. Nice full page color General Mills ad with art by Victor ?? Coed is killed on glacier, Hazel Martin on Isabel Glacier on Navajo peak in Colorado - gruesome photo. Oxford loses at Foot-the-ball. Santa Claus arrives by helicopter at the Boston Lighthouse, Edward Rowe Snow. Christmas shoppers overrun New York Stores. Photo essay - 100 years of "Town and Country." New Luxury liner S.S. Del Norte. Leather clothes designed by Zita Plaut. Nice full page color International Harvester ad with bulldozer, tractor and truck, all in red.. "Civilized" diseases. Neat full page color Virginia Dare wine ad. "Every man a capitalist" about profit sharing by Cecil Adamson. Neat full page color New York Central train ad with Santa and sleigh. Presbyterian Center in Handchow China feeds and teaches children. One hundred years of the magazine "Town and Country." Attractive full page Don Q rum ad with sword-fighting man, art by Dolwick. Dorothy Hart and a snowman building party.
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Life Magazine December 
                    30, 1946Life Magazine December 30, 1946 : Cover - Opera Star Dorothy Kirsten.

Election murder shakes up New York police, Joe Scottoriggio. Photo - Shanghai street vendors riot. Union Grain elevator burns in Minneapolis, great two page photo at night, Froedtert Grain and Malting Company. Christmas brings joy and sadness to Europe's children. Princess Elizabeth has a romance, Prince Philip of Greece. Eisenhower is boomed for President, includes funny photo of Elizabeth Shelton wearing a campaign button like a monocle. Close-up - W. Averell Harriman. Photo essay - the West Indies. Photo essay - Astrology. Sports - retriever trials, hunting dogs. Man-made snowstorm. Movie - It's a wonderful life, with James Stewart, Jimmy Stewart. Feature on the West Indies, including Barbados, Port-Au-Prince, Cuba, TRinidad, Haiti. Feature on Astrology. Metropolitan opera glamour girls. Life goes to a fraternity circus party, Sigma Alpha Epsilon at University of California in Los Angeles. Cute full page Phillips' milk of Magnesia ad with family on sled.Man made snowstorm, scientist Vincent J. Schaefer. Full page movie poster ad for "The Wicked Lady" starring James Mason and Margaret Lockwood.
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