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Life Magazine 
                    January 5, 1948Life Magazine January 5, 1948 : Cover - Pakistan's Mohamed Jinnah.

Skiers ski down slopes of Mt. Rose, in the day and night. Record snow storm in New York City, very neat picture of 98th street and West 22nd Street all snowed in, plus shoveling the deck of the ship "Queen Mary" and the collapse of the St. Mary's theater sign. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mrs. Frances Nalle Crider and her children. Full page General Electric television ad with New York Rangers hockey team on the screen. Pakistan struggles for survival, photos by Margaret Bourke White, including interesting photo of "modern woman" learning to fight in the Women's National Guard. Very bright red full page Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Rise Stevens. Very awesome two page color Studebaker ad with white convertible car and night beach campfire scene. The Hartman's radio show. 12 pages from the Book of Hours - famous illuminations - 12 pages. Movie review - The Senator was Indiscrete with William Powell. Whale kill in the Faeroe Islands - gross pictures. New marine paint discourages barnacles. Wurlitzer Music ad with art by Albert Dorne. New developments in Ultrasonic sound, including photo of Reflectoscope for testing a locomotive axle for fatigue cracks. Studying art in Mexico, including the town of San Miguel de Allende, Lorette Hardesty (Butte, Montana), more. Portrait of an American Communist by John McPartland. Life visits Josie, Queen of Cattle Rustlers, 75 year old grandmother. 1947 comet illustrations and photo. Very nice full page color Forstmann Woolen Company ad with ski outfit and wooden skis.
Good - $104 buy now
Good (with minor library stamp) - $92 buy now
Fair (All G, nice, but red strip at bottom of front cover has a short tear and chip) - $68 buy now
Fair (All G, nice, but cover neatly loose from rusty staples, front cover turning edge corners are chipped) - $58 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    12, 1948Life Magazine January 12, 1948 : Cover - Midwinter accessories - Jane Cartwright.

Full page Bayer aspirin ad with history of the company and aspirin tablets, historic photos, too. Follow-up piece on the Cartier jewelry piece (LIFE December 22, 1947) about the salesman, Jack Hasey. Full color ad for movie - The Bishop's Wife with great illustration of Cary Grant by Albert Doone. Full page color Plymouth ad with handsome red car, art by H. Miller. Full page color Warrens Mint Cocktail chewing gum ad with June Allyson. Historic photos of Mexico by the Casasola family. Very cute full page color Green Giant ad with pea can in baby's bassinet, art by S. Berger. Miami Orange Bowl with Georgia Tech vs Kansas, football - Jeanne Biegger, Betty Widsom, Jo Walker, Nancy Rice, Shirley Moss, Louann Hoover. Beatric and Sidney Webb British husband and wife buried in Westminster. Photo - escaped prisoner from Colorado State Penitentiary at Canon City, caught in blizzard, 12 escaped from prison, all recaptured. Some pretty amazing storm photos, including steel radio towers of WGES (Chicago) bent and fallen, truck being pulled out of State Barge Canal (Brooklyn) with drowned driver still in cab. Romanian King Michael abdicates. The ball at Schonbrum in Vienna. Magnetic Mixer invented by Jerome Murray. Fashion accessories. The last four days of Mussolini. Contest - Racoon and dog fight in the middle of a lake - Cave Springs, AK. Great photos of tiny dessert flowers. Charles University in Prague - profile and photos. Last days of Mussolini by Laszlo Bush-Fekete.
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Fair (Generally Good, but lower margin is water marked) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    19, 1948Life Magazine January 19, 1948 : Cover - Violinist Marcia Van Dyke.

Full page color General Electric radio ad with Hollace Shaw. Full page color 7up ad with family and model train set - they look too clean to be real! Painter Esta Cosgrave paints people as their own ancestors, in old style to provide "ancestor portraits" for the wall. Palestinian and Jewish soldiers fight in Palestine (Israel was not yet a proclaimed country), many different photos. A truly painful photo of poor Joseph Gandola (Paterson, New Jersey), not only was he a survivor of Infantile paralysis (polio), but he slipped on ice and impaled his hand on a iron fence picket.. Small photo of Charles A. Lindbergh at the Tokyo Haneda airfield. Miss Paris, Kay Trevil, marries American Ray Mack. Family basketball, Wilson, North Carolina, each of 13 teams came from a single family, including Moore, Clark, Hooloman, Dildy, Smith. Super nice full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with St. Bernard dogs, set set and ski area, art by Tom Lovell. Lauren Bacall - profile and movie - To Have and Have Not. Orange blight in California. Bird Counters and the National Audubon Society, Christmas bird count. The art of Egypt - great photos and illustrations. 10 best dressed women of the year. Bad weather in Hancock, New Hampshire - lots of photos, including Evalina Reavely, Marie Champagne, Julius Pickering, full page cross country skiing photo. The failure of Marxism by John Dos Passos. Vaudeville performers still around on Broadway - Moran and Riley. Extraordinarily bright full page color Shell ad with ice-covered airplane against desert background. Super full page color Kotex ad with ski lodge scene, art by Tom Hall. Humorous piece on new air force "uniform" with big pockets for flight pay and more, Fred L. Walker, Charles G. Micheau. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with hockey player Cal Gardner.
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Life Magazine January 
                    26, 1948Life Magazine January 26, 1948 : Cover - Wendy Burden.

Another lovely full page color Mercury ad with teal green car and elegant couple. How viruses destroy cells - Dr James Hillier. Stamford, Connecticut learns about atomic energy - immersed in learning by traveling physicists. Full page photo of Isadore Ginsberg, gray-market operator. Air policy and the possibility of atomic attack, nuclear war, includes pages on super fast airplanes, neat assembly line photo. Resort Fashions 8 pages of great photos of bathing suits. National Gallery - new art collection donations are shown Ralph Booth. Curious story about an intentional shipwreck, the old S.S. United States is run ashore in Palestine to help Jewish refugees break the blockade into the country. Lawsuit of Harry Ferguson and Henry Ford. Full page color Arrow Shirts ad with twelve cute women's heads, art by Coby Whitmore. Full page color Champion spark plug ad with race car driver Ted Horn. Comedienne Kay Thompson in new nightclub act. Profile of artist Carroll Cloar and his work, including growing up in Gibson Bayou, Arkansas. War crimes trial of Tojo. The Great Ideas index - 102 important ideas - nice review of some of these ideas. Fred Owen Missouri mule trader. Mary Lou Gulley and her strange desert home, Arizona. Some GREAT photos of cats and a child getting milk squirted to them straight from the dairy cow! Milkers include Mrs. Gordon Saunders, Robert Carlson of Hillsdale.
Very Good - $46 buy now

Life magazine February 
                  2, 1948Life magazine February 2, 1948 : Cover - Maine school boy, Bobby Lofman (neat story and photos of what he does on his walk home from school).

Full page color General Electric radio ad with Ilona Massy in great blonde sausage curls. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Betty Brookfield and her children. New York City dwellers think Long Island Railroad is the world's worst! Silent Star - Francis X. Bushman. Long Island Railroad customer strike. Bizonian government in Germany. Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma and the King of Romania by Bernard Frizell. Stick-on beauty marks, tiny patches that go on a lady's face. California Gold Rush history - John Sutter and James Marshall. Early gold rush pioneers - Albert Trubody, Tom Purdy, Howard Hartsell, Hubert Brady. Storing seeds until 2307 AD at California Institute of Technology, F. W. Went (As of 2009, the seeds are now at the USDA's National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation, in Fort Collins Colorado and a germination test was planned for 2009. This seed collection is unique in never having been frozen.). Full page color Webster Cigars ad with bored-looking woman at the Boca Raton club in Florida. Full page color Max Factor cosmetics ad with Lana Turner. Movie review - Treasure of the Sierra Madre - Bogart. Danish Gymnasts - Erik Hansen and John Thomsen. 1948 new models of house trailers. The Devil throughout history by Whittaker Chambers. Life walks home with Bobby Lofman. Groucho Marx look alike contest. Chesterfield ad with Charles Coburn, Ann Todd, Ethel Barrymore, Louis Jordan, Valli, Gregory Peck. .
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Life 
                    Magazine February 9, 1948Life Magazine February 9, 1948 : Cover - Robert A. Taft.

First in a series of articles on Republican Presidential candidates. Funny photos of John G. Nichols standing on his head. Half page Bayer Aspirin ad with ski jumping theme. Charming full page color Welch's grape juice ad. India loses her “Great soul.” Editorial - Gandhi. US runs short of oil. Cambridge tries to elect a mayor. A day in Lincoln's life. Photo essay - the 49th state, Hawaii, including a great photo of Harold Vap. Sports - ancient Mariners, Oakland Women's Rowing club, including Clara Feno. Art - Russell Cowles. Fashion - snow fashions. Movie Mermaid, Ann Blyth. Life goes to a turkey feather wedding, Barbara Orr and Fred Ehrhart. Amazing photo of Paul Boudreau with his face on fire during ice skating stunt. Car wreck photo of Eugene Freeman's car wrapped around a tree. Photo of Santa Fe locomotive engine crash above Aliso street in Los Angeles. More than 200 airplanes rotting on the island of Biak. Full page color Lord Calvert whiskey ad with Boxer dog Warlord. Very cute full page color Sweetheart soap ad. Nice full page color United States Brewer's Foundation beer ad with art by Haddon Sundblom. Full page Instant Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing cartoon art by Frank Tashlin.
Excellent - $42 buy now
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    February 16, 1948Life Magazine February 16, 1948 : Cover - Actress Joan Tetzel.

Cute full page Sanforized fabrics ad with "The Thinker" art by Gregori. Another handsome full page color Plymouth ad with blue car and art by H. Miller. Very fun two page artwork by Charles Addams which shows the carnage on the radio every Sunday night (all the different radio mystery shows and such). LOVELY full page color Cannon Percale sheets ad with woman in Spanish style Mardi Gras costume. The funeral of Mahatma Gandhi / Ghandi, photos Margaret Bourke-White & Henri Cartier-Bresson. OK, this is a Net photo - two page spread showing an ice fishing contest on White Bear Lake near St. Paul, Minnesota. The Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, including photos of ice skater Dick Button, Bobsled team driver Francis Tyler and his US team. Colorful two page Lustre-creme shampoo ad with "on the Campus" art by John Falter. A story that in retrospect is rather crazy, incendiary bomb designed to be carried by a bat to burn Japanese cities (huge bomb on poor little bat), also shows catching thousands of bats at Carlsbad CAverns, New Mexico - a few got away and proved the theory of bat-warfare by burning down an airfield, Operation X-ray. MIchael L. Benedum and his big oil strike in Upton county, Texas, near Midland, Alford No. 1 well. Pretty two page color Chrysler ad with cowboy art by John Clymer. Theater - Strange Bedfellows with Joan Tetzel and John Archer. Architect Henry Hebbeln and his conversion of a home near Sherman, Connecticut. Runner Gil Dodds, new indoor mile record. The oldest living member of Confederate General James Longstreet's command, Julius Franklin Howell, celebrates his 102 birthday. Palestine problem. Movie lingerie. Clever octopus. Feature on Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire.
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Life 
                    Magazine February 23, 1948Life Magazine February 23, 1948 : Cover - Skier in color.

(Olaf Rodegård is the cover skier, a friend purchased this issue for him when he was nearly 100, he skied through age 96 back in Norway!). EXCELLENT 15 page color photo essay about Skiing - This is probably the best ski feature ever done in LIFE. Photos by Ralph Crane in ski feature include : Olof Rodegard, Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood (LOTS of indoor and outdoor photos), Chair lift at Timberline, Margaret Henshaw, Patti Glasscock, Steve Church, Snow cat tow, Dave Morris, Fred Meberg, Erick Lund berg, Gene Vradenburg, Elda and Paul Shreve, Rolla Volstaedt, Robert E. McCooey with broken ankle - burning his broken skis, Theo Tysdal, Anna Von Hoomissen and many others. Jievute Paulekiute becomes Mrs. Winthrop Rockefeller. Avalanche sweeps railroad cars over cliff, Cumbres Pass, Denver and Rio Grande Western. Close-up - Salvatore Giuliano, King of the bandits. Movie - “T Men.” Clinic for sick minds, Harlem's St. Philip's Parish House, with Dr. Wertham. Wrestling : Cornell of Iowa, including photos of Leo Thomsen, Bill Mann, the Cornell team, Dick Hauser, and others. Dog shows. Arnold J. Toynbee and study of history. Ferenc Nagy of Hungary is now dairy farmer in Herndon, Virginia. Very cute photos of 9 month old Michael Thomas Roesle eating lemons.
Good (minor cover wear) - $35 buy now
Fair (All G, nice, but has very thin bottom margin water mark - hard to see.) - $30 buy now

Life Magazine March 1, 1948Life Magazine March 1, 1948 : Cover - Harold E. Stassen.

Neat full page color Simplicity patterns ad, including model in red polka dot dress No. 2360. Elaborate Italian tombstones, such as mountain climber's monument. L. Bush-Fekete tells how it is to travel from Vienna to Budapest, permits, check-points and such. Aerial photo - California's drought is emptying Gibraltar reservoir. Hyderabad beauty visits England, Princess Niloufer. Great story about Lew Reese and his Pottery plant in Scio, Ohio - it burned down and workers pitched in to rebuild it in only 64 days, he was a good boss and this was his reward. Humorous series of photos showing pigs outwitting the Tennessee Naval Reserve. Harold Stasen - the next president? Close-up - Christian Dior. Photo essay - the Navajos, including photos of Old Man Gray Mountain, Yellowsalt family and more. Movies - Joe Majczek's story, “Call Northside 777”. Transportation : the 500, C & O's new locomotive, longest passenger engine, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. Australia's surf going lifeguards, Surf lifesaving association. Life visits Arrowhead Hot Springs, California. Neat full page color Seagram's 7 whiskey ad with mountain climbing theme. Cute full page color Ballantine Ale ad with cowboy theme. Super Diamond, the two-headed turtle. Full page blue and orange Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Loretta Young.
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 8, 1948Life Magazine March 8, 1948 : Cover- Gaby Bouche.

Full page color Webster Cigars ad with party people at the Bellevue-Stratford in Philadelphia. Excellent full page Jantzen girdles ad. Neat photos of girls in bathing suits with fruit, a Florida promotional series. Coup in Czechoslovakia. Explosions in Jerusalem, big ones. Eagle attacks boy in Hackenberry Draw, New Mexico, poor little Joe Reinhart, eagle owned by Wimpy Dunlap. Pretty full page Birds Eye frozen vegetables ad with Ham Pinwheels with creamed peas. A weekend at Atlantic City with Gaby Couche. . Doctors study monkey brains through transparent brain caps. Oregon Artist - Carl Hall profile. Cheyenne Wyoming mayor Benjamin Nelson. Optical pen for blind people reads text. St Louis arch design causes controversy. Activities at Madison Square Garden - great photos, including running race, basketball, pole vaulting, boxing, dog show, ice skating, hockey, more. Lord Calvert ad featuring portrait of Claudio Arrau by Sarra. Architect Sir Stafford Cripps profile by Noel F. Busch. Snack after the movies illustration by Stevan Dohanos. Portrait of Mrs. Lewis MacCracken by Gerald Brockhurst. A circus put on by doctors to fund student loans, including Lewis Murdock, Dr. Harry Sproat, Bungling Brothers Medicine Hat Circus."
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Life 
                    Magazine March 15, 1948Life Magazine March 15, 1948 : Cover - Sir Laurence Olivier as Hamlet.

Full page color Yardley English Lavender perfume ad with lady in lovely blue gown. U.S. belatedly faces realities of showdown with communists. Photo of aircraft carrier with whole line of planes, all with their wings folded up. Fighting in Greece, China, including photo of Mukden refugees killed when a plane crashed, plus empty railroad turntable. Delightful full page color Textron fabrics ad with art by C.J. Sternberg. Customs union with Canada. Strip teaser starts campus riot at Louisiana State University. Belgians get back their bed sheets - these are new sheets to replace those borrowed by Major John Hanlon (101st Airborne Division) during the Battle of the Bulge. Patchogue NY raises fund for hero, Robert McDowell rescued three children from icy river, William McDermott and his brother and (??) - this is a charming story and not for the obvious reason. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with a young Ronald Reagan. Mumbling moose, a real moose named Mushkig that was a guest star on the Nancy Craig program for ABC. Alden Dow, architect. Augustus Saint-Gaudens. 8-year-old Ferruccio Burco condust the Philharmonic Symphony orchestra. Scattering Gandhi's ashes. Two page color Pan American World Airways with sleeper service and stewardess. Attractive and unusual full page color Santa Fe railroad ad with Super Chief. Spinning reel. Charmingly cute photos of Bed testers, bouncing, jumping, tilting, napping!
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Life 
                    Magazine March 22, 1948Life Magazine March 22, 1948 : Cover - Thomas E. Dewey - governor New York.

Full page color General Electric light bulbs ad with art by Dick Williams. The Baseball rookie at spring training, New York University Violets with Don Forman, Ray Lumpp, Tom Kelly and Murray Wier of Muscatine, Iowa. Two bored Britons battle in armor, Adrian Conan Doyle and Douglas Ash. Physicists create subatomic particles, C.M.G. Lattes and Eugene Gardner. Beer drinking cow sets record, Bridge Birch of Moortown Farm, Hampshire with Keeper Bill Hobbs … gave world's record amount of milk. Full page color Budweiser beer ad with Thomas Jefferson, art by Walter Richards. Leap year spinsters take over town of Aurora, Illinois, including Stella Seraphin. Jocelyn and Marlon Brando.. Mirror glasses. Bodies preserved in plastic. Beach ballet with photos of Ruth Ann Koesun, Eric Braun and others. School for waitresses in Wichita, including Marguerite Fisher. Anti-communist Jan Masaryk. Photo of Helen McCall and others women who won village offices in Grass Lake, Michigan. Leopold Szondi and portraits test. Nice full page color White Rock beverages ad with ski lodge theme. Pictorial essay - age of exploration, Western Culture, part 2. “Genius school” - elementary school at Hunter College, New York. Movie - “Naked City.
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Fair (All Good, nice, but the spine end margin has a thin water mark and is a bit rough) - $9 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 29, 1948Life Magazine March 29, 1948 : Cover - Basket handbags, Maggie McNamara.

Neat full page color Texaco ad with basketball theme. Full page movie poster ad for “Ruthless.” Photos of pilot Marie Goerke's first solo flight. Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with yellow futuramic and futuristic house. Czechs flee new Red regime. Last British troops leave India. The Butter Lobby wins. Article - the Goebbels diaries. Pictorial essay - captured German art. Pictorial essay - Captain of the Queen, Charles Musgrave Ford and the ship “Queen Elizabeth.” . 6-day bicycle racing, Bike racers in a continuous bike marathon on track in New York National Guard armory. Joe McCarthy returns, manager for Boston Red Sox baseball, includes photos of Ted Williams, John Pesky, Vern Stephens, Stan Spence, Billy Hitchcock, Ellis Kinder and others. Blind poodles, Midget and Alexis Pulaski. Life goes to a Balinese ball. Nice full page Coro jewelry ad. Two page very nice color movie poster ad for “Fort Apache” starring John Wayne. Peggy Lee, singer. Super nice full page Stetson hats ad with color art by Ewart Melbourne Brindle, chuck wagon.
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Fair
(Generally Very Good, but has small spot on cover) - $18 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but cover edge is scuffed, couple pages have thin margin water mark) - $14 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 5, 1948Life Magazine April 5, 1948 : Cover - Dodger Rookies, baseball.

Interesting photos of China's Dowager Empress. Full page color Western Electric ad showing telephone central office wiring, art by James Bingham. Nice full page color Kotex ad with couple and scottie dog, art by Tom Hall. Pan-American Coffee Bureau ad with color illustration by Albert Dorne. Haralson Hunt and other rich people from the Southwest. Photo - new statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Melanesian Albino in Trobriand Islands. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, fishing theme. Two page color ad for Swiftning Lard with art by Francis Chase. Toscanini does first live radio music performance. First non-stop photography - jukebox. The MacArthur Gamble for the Presidency. Photo essay - the Ozark Spring. California veteran paraplegics go to college UCLS, including Richard Coleman, George Hohman, others. New York attorneys paint in their spare time - Carl Newton, Alexander Lindey, Phillip Haberman, Freda Fineman. Swimming baby - Sherry Lynn Whitford. Feature on Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sedlec church in Czechoslovakia is decorated with bones. Artur Rubinstein, pianist, profile by Winthrop Sargeant. Full page ad stating "a quarter of a million Jews are still behind barbed wire in Germany, Austria, Italy ..." - the United Jewish Appeal for money. Nice article on Dodgertown, training camp for the Brooklyn Dodgers, baseball.
Very Good - $74 buy now
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Fair (All G, with VG framable front cover, but back cover is damaged with a missing corner) - $42 buy now
Fair (All Good, but back cover is wrinkled, front cover has minor pencil marks) - $31 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine April 12, 1948Life Magazine April 12, 1948 : Cover - Barbara Bel Geddes, movie star.

Full page color Neolite heels (rubber heels for shoes) ad with art by Holmgren. Artist John Musgrave Wood (Emmwood) draws cartoons that make Britons look like odd birds. Full page Modess ad with extremely elegant woman in blue gown. Strike warfare waged in Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange. Spring comes to Iowa. Good photo of boxers Phil Brown and Boyd Schuman in Des Moines, Iowa. Eisenhower speaks up for selective service (the draft), puts on his uniform again. Warden adopts young murderer, James Melton and Warden Roy Best - Jimmy killed his sister in Las Animas, Colorado. Berlin Policewomen. Shanghai workers receive billions on pay day. Mr. Blandings goes to Hollywood. Bowling - Photo essay. How the atomic bomb may affect posterity, tests on corn show abnormalities which may also plague humans. Spring fashions in color. Sculpture at the cross-roads. Armed - color portrait of Calumet farm's great gelding. Full page color Packard ad with green car in rain, art by Ewart Melbourne Brindle. Full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suit ad with art by Tom Hall. Feature on bowling, including Joe Neher, and many others, named. Blandings in Hollywood. Super awesome excellent full page color Santa Fe railroad ad with Super chief, locomotive 19. Medicine - artificial joints. Swimming pool for $2,500. Student John Graves shows how to crash a Washington party. Eddie Polo is lifted by his hair.
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Life 
                    Magazine April 19, 1948Life Magazine April 19, 1948 : Color Cover - Winston Churchill.

Two page ad for the Lustron home (1,000 square foot economy house), CArl G. Strandlund, Columbus, Ohio, with floor plan and exterior photo. Movie trick photos of Bob Hope flying. Full page black Macmillan oil ad with portrait of W. F. (Bill) Brost. Italy demonstrates military power as a warning to Italian communists. Beginning in this issue - "The war memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill." Stassen wrecks MacArthur boom. Russians put the squeeze on Berlin. "Military Posture". U.S. Sends arms to the middle east. Devot Sioux Center Iowa battles over films. Deaf children - photo essay. Static from the stars, radiometer set up by the US Bureau of Standards near Sterling, Virginia. Lovely green half page Rollfast bicycles ad. Full page Gem Razor ad with cartoon art by Paul Oatman. Rain shedder, a spray named Aqua-Pruf. US sends arms to Turkey and Greece, photos of M-24 tanks and the Aircraft carrier "Rendova" stacked with planes. Life in bed - gadgets for using in bed. Fashion - Mme. Jacques Fath. Reckless motorcyclists, the Daytona Beach races, 12th annual national championship motorcycle races, 2 dead and 30 injured, includes photo of Norman Teleford. Clinic for deaf children in California, John Tracy Clinic, including photos of Pamela Davis, Mark McCrory, Tommy Utley and others. Full page color Yardley perfume ad with art by W. K. Plummer. Paris soul-savers.
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Life 
                    Magazine April 26, 1948Life Magazine April 26, 1948 : Cover - Collegians in Bermuda, Jeannette Rand and Henry Blynn.

Nice full page color Texaco ad (like the Havoline motor oil ads of 1947) with baseball theme. Funny photos of children in dilemma, Betty Witham and others unnamed, food fight and more. Great full page color Oldsmobile futuramic ad with blue car. Bloody riots upset Bogota meeting in Columbia. Air force displays its new Jet planes, P-84 thunderjets. Traveler Harold E. Stassen goes a long way while political campaigning. Photos of the Chinese spy "Eastern Mata Hari" Chin Pi-hui (Radiant Jade) is shot, and story. War Memoirs of Winston Churchill, The gathering storm - part 2. Pictorial essay - birth of the solar system. Close-up - The Zacchini family, performers who get shot from canons. Harvard friends, Clarence Holloway and Robert Lee Humphrey. Fashion - shoes and stockings. Movie - “Anna Karenina.” Flexible desks. Life goes to rugby week in Bermuda, including photos of Bob Rorick, Julie Hudson, Jack Day, Mary Thompson, Sheila Rorick, Bill Douglass, Talbot brothers musicians, George Cahill, John Cotter, Bob Bast and others. Chinese shoot Radiant Jade, Chin Pi-hui, spy. Nice full page Coro Duettes ad for jewelry. Cute full page color Monarch ad for canned food. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Betty Hutton.
Good - $58 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but has tape mark on cover in sky on top, library stamps) - $24 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 3, 1948Life Magazine May 3, 1948 : Cover - Career girl Gwyned Filling (full article inside).

Full page color Oneida Community silverplate ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. Victor Keppler. Farmer Herman Schultz gives away millions. Nice full page movie poster ad for "The Lady from Shanghai" with Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles. Summary on the stormy career of Walter Reuther, he is shot. The meat strike , CIO United Pacinghouse Workers, Chicago, and Kansas City Cudahy plant. 3000 people watch the first full screen movie presentation from Paramount. Fighting fire with foam at Lowry Air Field. Cleveland Museum gets Rubens Wife painting. Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer in Arch of Triumph. Winston Churchill memoirs Part III. John Payne invents mechanical hands for radioactive materials. Mrs Richard Tobin's beautiful Long Island garden. Baseball season opener with Spike Jones's band umpire Joe Paparella. Novelist Arthur Koestler and the Welsh Babbitts. Life visits the Jockey Club in Buenos Aires, horse racing.
Excellent - $38 buy now
Very Good - $25 buy now
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Fair (All Good, very nice, but staples are gone. All pages present.) - $7 buy now

Life Magazine May 10, 
                    1948Life Magazine May 10, 1948 : Cover - Earl Warren, republican presidential candidate.

Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with cute and humorous art by Gregori. Full page color Green Giant ad with great "fleeting moment of perfect flavor" theme. LOVELY full page color Cannon Percale sheets ad with bride in champagne satin. Photo of two Polish adventurers being arrested by Jews in Palestine, suspected of doing sabotage for the Arabs. Churchill's memoirs, Part IV - the war at sea. Jews score a preliminary victory in Palestine - many photos. Great photo baseball - New York Yankees and Boston Red Soxfive players lined up along a baseline. Chiang Kaishek wins as first president of China. Lana Turner weds fourth and positively last time. Allentown, Pennsylvania schools - photo essay. Butterfly champ, champion swimmer Joe Verdeur. Another interesting and lovely full page color Textron ad with art by C. J. Sternberg. Nice full page Spalding golf ad, including Betty Jameson. Full page color Packard ad with yellow convertible car and golf scene, art by Ewart Melbourne Brindle. Painter Henry Koerner. New Farm Kitchen designed by Department of Agriculture.. Hangar house for pilots, John F. Keefe near Miami, Florida. New circus acts - great feature. Dental transfer. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Glenn Grohe. Big weekend at Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulphur springs, West Virginia. Rather neat full page Camel cigarettes ad with cartoon art of Clem Murdaugh, Motorcycle Hill climbing champion.
Very Good - $34 buy now
Good - $24 buy now

Life Magazine May 17, 
                    1948Life Magazine May 17, 1948 : Cover - Mrs. David Niven.

The War Memoirs of Winston Churchill, The gathering storm, Part 5 : Hitler Attacks. Nice full page movie poster ad for 'Letter from an Unknown Woman. ' Cute full page color Western Electric ad with color art by James Bingham featuring old wall telephone. Neat full page color Richardson's mint candies ad. Fashion - Hollywood wives and daughters. Close-up - Bernard Maybeck. Photo essay - trial by jury, state vs. Bowers in Indianapolis - many photos of jurors. Movie - 'The iron curtain. ' Andrew Wyeth. Nesting flamingos. US Arms race for peace. Photo of home in McKinney, Texas upsidedown after tornado. Auction in 'Friendship ' mansion of Mrs. Evalyn Walsh McLean. Great two page color Mercury ad with red 1949 four door. Photo of John J. Daly family. Unusual full page color Budweiser beer ad with Scottish golfing scene by Coree(?). March of Youth parade in New York City. Two page Toni home permanent ad with11 sets of twins, including Doris and Dorothy DuVall, Alice and Alva Anderson, Eileen and Edith Skillings, Jewel and Ann Bubnick, Lucille and Frances Dublin, Beverly and Barbara Dahm, Consuelo and Gloria O'Connor and others. Garvin Smith, speedy rope climber.
Excellent - $54 buy now
Good - $30 buy now
Fair - (All Good, but front cover is rubbed and very faintly water marked) - $14 buy now

Life Magazine May 24, 
                    1948Life Magazine May 24, 1948 : Cover - Arthur H. Vandenberg.

Charming full page Bell Telephone ad with two little kids "40 years growth in 2 years." Complicated and rather humorous pistol gun shooting stunts put on by Bob and Mrs. Geesey. Full color ad for Jantzen with art by Pete Hawley. AFL Packers celebrate 50th anniversary, includes photo of girl all "dressed" in gold paint. Dewey and Stassen campaign in Oregon. Captain Roy A Farran at the funeral of his brother. Oregon sex education film provides a new approach. War memoirs of Winston Churchill part VI. Portraits of famous English prime ministers. Full page bright Chesterfield cigarettes ad with six different baseball players, manager. The dog Laddie (owner Barbara Scanlon) is acquitted of biting newsboy Fred Dew in Winsted, Connecticut. Shot Put marvel Charles Fonville. Actress Faye Emerson debuts on Broadway. Full color ad for Arrow Shirts with Jungle illustrations. Hollywood's new generation: Faith Domergue, Wanda Hendrix, Gloria Grahame, Jean Peters, Louisa Horton, Ava Gardner. Senator Vandenberg profile by James B Reston. Two page color Chrysler ad with puppy ad illus. by John Clymer. Pianist Ervin Laszlo from Hungary. Movie review “No Orchids for Miss Blandish.” Life goes to Derby day at Yale, boat race weekend, crewing, more. Nice full page color Solarex sun glasses ad with Ann Sheridan. How smart are animals? New York decorator Cecilia Staples. Summer play clothes, many are swimming suits.
Very Good - $32 buy now
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- $22 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    31, 1948Life Magazine May 31, 1948 : Cover - TV star Kyle MacDonnell.

The country of Israel is born, the photos make it look like a difficult birth. Excellent full page color Texaco ad with hurdler (track running). Rather amazing photo of the ceiling of a part of Gordon castle at Fochabers, Scotland, covered with antlers. Nice full page color Oldsmobile futuramic ad with red convertible car and beach house designed by Vincent Kling. Shirley Temple has a baby. New discovery in blood diseases - Dr. Melvin Knisely. Marcus Hubbard and Ann Blyth in "Another Part of the Forest". The famous founder of Boys Town, Edward Joseph Flanagan, is buried, Omaha, Nebraska. The Atlantic Fleet - great illustration of all the ships. Parasols - a new fashion. A strange case of seduction in Moscow, James M. McMillin and Galya, as explained by Paul F. Beatley. Amateur sculptor - William Zorach. The poison penman (and unknown person writing nasty notes to the townsfolk) of Robin Hood's Bay, England. Soldiers of the Revolution by Archibald MacLeish - Daniel Waldo, Lem Cook, Sam Downing, Adam Link, Alexander Milliner, William Hutching. Pabst Blue Ribbon ad with Gregory Peck. De Beers with Miss Caroline Johnston portrait by Peter Lauck. Giant Wisteria vine in Sierra Madre California. VERY NEAT full page color ad for the 1948 Whizzer bike motor, looks like a motor meant to go on a bicycle to make a motorcycle of sorts. Chart of top US labor unions, with membership counts and much more. May dance party put on by Annie Ward Foster of Detroit.
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                    June 7, 1948Life Magazine June 7, 1948 : Cover - Hooded T-shirt, Helen Sinclaire.

Nice full page color Courtley men's toiletries ad with baseball scene (1932 Yankee-Cubs world series with Babe Ruth) painted by Robert Riggs. The Finns resists Red offensive. Arab legion takes old city of Jerusalem. Article - De Gaulle's idea man, Andre Malraux. Close-up - Arthur Godfrey. Neat photos of waterspouts, tornados over water. Photo essay - Atlanta homes, including Pine Ridge (Hugh Nunnally), Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Dick, Price Gilbert Jr., Mrs. Andrew Calhoun, Mrs. Murdock Equen, Ryburn Clay and others. Photo essay - Class of 1948, including photos of Doug Foote, Jim Ford, Lindsey Grant, Sylvia Kilbourne, Bill Hosie, Bud Bartholow, Harry Schaufert and others. Sports - Calumet's best, race horse Citation, with nice color photo of Eddie Arcaro on board and others. Life explores Jekyll Island. Fred Beal, former Red Hero, becomes an American citizen again. Super nice full page color American Brewer's ad with art by Stevan Dohanos, #17 Picnic on the boat. Full page Woodbury soap ad featuring wedding of Virginia Carrie Mann and Melvin Edward O'Neil in Denver, Colorado. Cute full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with art by Jerome Rozen. Mr. Jean L. Wood keeps an ear on nine babies at once.
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                    June 14, 1948Life Magazine June 14, 1948 : Cover - Phyllis Calvert.

Lovely full page color Jantzen clothing ad with golf theme art by Pete Hawley. Full page color Studebaker ad with Bill Wolter and William Wolter. Aga Khan golfing photo. Horrible awful photo of Lloyd Lippi getting trampled while bull riding at a Point Reyes, California rodeo, astonishingly, he survived with only bruises. William Saroyan story in movie "The Time of Your Life" with James Cagney. Flood photos from the Columbia river, including dike outside Portland, Vanport City, Oregon. Pretty full page color Elizabeth Arden fragrance ad for Blue Grass flower mist. Full page A&P Super Market ad with manager Neil Korzuck, Ypsilanti, Michigan. Tumbling champion Joann Matthews. The VEISHEA festival at Iowa State College in Ames, Iowas, includes Barbara Berry, Chemical Society Queen in a Flask, Forestry student John Evans, others. The Protestant Revolution part VIII - Luther, Knox and Mary, Pilgrims, Protestantism. Giant topless sculpture in New York attracts attention, Bond Clothing store sign. The New Ford - Model B-A. Avery Brundage - self made millionaire, race walker. Full page color Mount Vernon whiskey ad, art with pelican, probably by Skelly. Cool full page color Pacific fabric ad with soap box car racer, Soap Box Derby. The Community Theater in Lake Charles, Louisiana. British actress Phyllis Calvert - coached by Rosa Hart. Surfboard that runs by electricity, Joe Gilpin, a kind of motor boat.
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                    Magazine June 21, 1948Life Magazine June 21, 1948 : Cover - Cape Cod weekend, Marilyn Cardwell and Haden Greenhalgh.

Cute full page Ipana toothpaste ad with Nicki Ellis and children Judy and Bonnie all in swimming suits. Liechtenstein. Nice full page movie poster ad for “Lulu Belle” with Dorothy Lamour. Full page Wilson golf balls ad with faces of nine famous golfers and their signatures (!). Pretty full page color Mercury ad with plump-looking maroon four door car. Full page color Pard dog food (by Swift's) ad with dog named Najor. Many different artists portray Custer's last stand. Nice full page color Ansco color film ad with water skiing theme. King Michael of Romania takes a wife. Editorial - Republican convention. Jerusalem victory makes Amman, Jordan center of Arab world. Very cute full page Sanforized fabrics ad with art by Gregori, includes musician playing a concert tuba with a dachshund helping. A night on the beat with policeman James W. Murphy in East Harlem. Photo essay - Hong Kong. Sports - the new Joe Louis, with Joe Walcott, boxing. Summer musicals. Another bright red full page Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Valli. Travel - hiking with Nita and Russ Rosene. Nursery Bronco, Mobo Bronco. Round-the-world house, Benjamin Marshall home in Wilmette, Illinois. Fashion - low necklines. Medicine - rocking respirator, moving bed helps infantile paralysis (polio) sufferers, some no longer have to be in Iron Lung.. Life goes on a Cape Cod weekend, includes photos of Sally Gately, Pat Reynolds, Janet Heaton.
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                    Magazine June 28, 1948Life Magazine June 28, 1948 : Cover - Kent School Crew, Stuart Auchincloss.

Cute full page color Tartan sun lotion ad with lady in swimming suit. Gorgeous full page color Jantzen swim suit ad. Full page color Nash car ad with art by Boris Chaliapin. Cartoonist David Low looks at Truman. Arabs sack Jerusalem. Close-up - Gene Autry, Inc, nice long article with lots of photos. Lovely two page color Swift's meats ad with art by Stan Ekman, grocer in shop. Photo essay - the Clothing Workers' union, with photos of David Zwiren, Rose Colluccio, Abraham Wirsokey, Ernest Preedik, Martin Krolack, Israel Weinstein and others. Kent Crew, crewing boat team. Radio - “The masked spooner.” Artist Leon Kroll, famous for painting nudes. Full page color Western Electric ad with art by James Bingham. Ultramodern house causes consternation in Oklahoma, home of H.E. Ledbetter, design by Bruce Goff. Nice full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with "Around the Swimming Pool" art by John Gannum. Life looks at the habits of U.S. Executives, including Bradley Dewey (Dewey and Almy Chemical Company), Allan Forbes (Boston's State Street Trust Company), Frank Stanton (CBS)William H. Danforth (Ralston Purina), James Petrillo (Musicians Union boss), Preston Sturges (Hollywood producer), Robert R. McCormick (Chicago Tribune), Drew Pearson (Washington columnist), Henry Rosenfeld (dressmaker). Glowworms in Waitomo Cave in New Zealand. Cute half page ad for Whizzer Bike motor.
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                    Magazine July 5, 1948Life Magazine July 5, 1948 : Cover - F-84 Thunderjets, including airplane PS-577, PS-570, PS-546-A, PS-534, PS-667, PS-565, PS-665 and others.

Full page color Studebaker ad with blue car and yellow house, with the sign Paul Heinley Farmhouse Re(can't read the rest), house number 11663. The first ad I remember seeing for this product - Full page Du Pont nylon bristles ad for different kinds of brushes. Swimming with the Porpoise Diving fin in Florida's Silver Springs, includes Nancy Stilley, Martha Mitchell, Dorothy M. Anderson and others - looks like fun! Full page color General Electric radio ad with Susan Hayward. Historically interesting full page Oil Industry information Committee ad "Oil Breaks Production records again." US Colleges turn out a record class, including photos of Hugh Mulligan (Marlboro College), Jules Levin (MIT), the West Point class. Full page Pepsodent tooth paste ad with nurse Mary Louise Shine. Interesting pair of photos catching the fall of Duke Charles - Louis D'Otrante as he fainted on his horse during a state procession through Stockholm. Article - If we should have to fight again, by Carl Spaatz. Full page color Maxwell House Coffee ad with rocky beach campfire scene painting by Lawrence Beall Smith. Photo essay - Man-made landscapes. Art - the Fourth of July. Boxer Joe Louis wins over Jersey Joe Walcott and retires, great photos of Joan Blonell. Life visits an amateur gardener, Woodrow Wilson Dillard of Decatur, Georgia. Republication convention and Dewey and Warren. Lovely photo of Helen Perry playing the bass fiddle. Nice half page Spalding tennis racket ad. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with cartoon art of Ken Roberts, rodeo champion.
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Life Magazine July 
                    12, 1948Life Magazine July 12, 1948 : Cover - Small town girl, Pattie Nelson of Longmont, Colorado.

Super charming full page Arrow Shirts ad with man fighting off women after putting on an Arrow short - finally decides it's less trouble to be a bachelor. Half page Cream of Kentucky ad with color, art by Norman Rockwell. Life round table on the pursuit of happiness. Earthquake in Fukui, Japan. Mountbattens bid farewell to India. Jew fights Jew in Israel. Memorial started for Chief Crazy Horse, Korczak Ziolkowski. Diving school, Sparling School in Wilmington, California for deep sea divers. Summer Lingerie. “Queen of racing,” Mrs. Forrest Burright, 65 year-old harness racer. Cyclotron magnet. Business - Barbers' lament - a comb that also trims hair. Artist John Rogers Cox. Cartoonist David Low looks at the G.O.P, caricatures of the Republican party. Full page General Electric television ad with baseball theme and some odd looking combination television-radio-stereos. Three weeks in Tito's Yugoslavia. Bright two page color movie poster ad for “Easter Parade” with Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. Nice full page color Royal Crown cola ad with Ginger Rogers. Nice photo essay about Longmont, Colorado, including photos of Betty Stanoff, Oneal Tucker, Craig and Bonnie Anderson, Warren Adams, and others. Neat full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with volcano Paricutin in Mexico. A new kind of comb that also trims hair, the "Sta-Neet" but LIFE calls it the "Barbers' Lament." Painter John Rogers Cox and his wheat fields. Photo of the neatest ridge road ever as part of the article about the wedding of the Dame of Sark, a tiny island in the English Channel.
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Life Magazine July 
                    19, 1948Life Magazine July 19, 1948 : Color cover - Fun on the beach, * * Libby Dean.

* * A 2Neat customer reported that cover model Libby Dean visited him on June 20, 2013 and is still just as lovely!! Very cute full page Bell Telephone ad with woman flying on telephone receiver. Full page Vitalis ad with baseball pitcher Bob Feler, fireballer, "Rapid Robert." Two color pages of Travel posters. Nice full page movie poster ad for “Pitfall.” US picks a strong Olympic team, lots of track and field (running, more) photos with athletes named. Two Arab kings end an old feud, Trans-Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Rosalind Russell. Parents wait to bury four sons, Mr. and Mrs. Alben Borgstrom of Garland, Utah. Article - Berlin under siege. Full page Stinson Flying Station Wagon ad (airplane) with L.D. Shannon, Bert Noble, Irwin Kahn in photos, art by Ewart Melbourne Brindle. Photo essay - fun on the beach, includes photos of Norma Baker, Baby Lake, others. Golden horses, Palominos and the Fisher Farm in Pennsylvania (Humorously enough, the article has a sub-title "How to make beach friends" that is paired with a photo pretty much down the cleavage of one of the girls). Movie - Paisan. Fogging for insect control (Includes photos of people eating and playing in the fog!). Artist Bonnard. Blues singer Toni Harper. Life attends the 600th anniversary of the Royal order of the Garter. Golfers' gadgets. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with sand sailor (like ice boating) Peg Neeley.
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                    Magazine July 26, 1948Life Magazine July 26, 1948 : Cover - Children's ballet school, Bobby Barton and Mary Ann Roberts.

Nice full page movie poster ad for “Good Sam” with Gary Cooper and Ann Sheridan. Another lovely full page color Modess ad, this one with nearly full page art by Suzanne Eisendieck. Candidate Truman comes out fighting. Author Wright Morris' book "The Home Place" - photos here from the book, of rural Nebraska including the Panama train depot. Humorous series of photos showing politicians getting make-up for television. Czech games are no fun for Reds. Four bullets hit Italy's Palmiro Togliatti, shot by Antonio Pallante. Warren's children captivate the East, Nina Elizabeth, Dorothy, Virginia and Bobby Warren. Close-up - August Clown, Ed Wynn. Photo essay - The American family in trouble, includes photos of Howard Russell family of Belleview, Missouri, Harry Frantz family (Enid, Oklahoma), Ward Parker family (Manhasset, NY), and the phenomena of divorce. Sports - “Satch” makes the majors, Leroy Paige and Cleveland Indians, baseball. Movie - “The Rope.” Art - Chicago beach. Hummingbirds in color by Roger Tory Peterson. Life visits a Children's ballet school, Ebsen Dance School in Pacific Palisades, California, including photos of Joan Castator, Bobby Barton, Mary Ann Roberts, Alex Ebsen, Trina Malmin, Chris England. Pershing dies. A single 12 inch record holds 45 minutes of music.
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Life 
                    Magazine August 2, 1948Life Magazine August 2, 1948 : Cover - Olympic sprinter Mel Patton, runner.

Nice full page movie poster ad for “The Velvet Touch” with Rosalind Russell. Illustrations from first Japanese history of America, 1853. Super full page color Cannon Percale Sheets ad with woman in swimming suit and seahorse. Editorial - Western Union. Another humorous full page Sanforized fabrics ad with art by Gregori, man with hoe. Some interesting illustrations from early Japanese versions of America, i.e. Japanese take on America. Pilgrims from Latvia cross the Atlantic in ketch “Gundel” from Sweden, includes photo of Amanda Lamberts and sons. Movies lose their great pioneer, D.W. Griffith. Report on Kinsey, author of books “Sexual behavior in the human male” and … female. The Reds counterattack in Malaya, the two LIFE photographers had quite an ordeal! Photo essay - the Andes, includes photo of Chilean ski resort of Portillo. Photo essay - Child's World, television show. Ballet inspired by Lizzie Borden. Nice full page color Maxwell House Coffee ad with wilderness canoeing theme, art by Ogden Pleissner. Convicts see a movie of their own escape, “Canon City” and Colorado State Penitentiary. Life goes to a company outing, Hartford Insurance Companies in San Francisco, includes photos of John Emerson, Beverly Wood, Charles Kelly, R.H. Butler and others. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with excellent art by Austin Briggs. Sweetest full page color Pacific sheets ad with art by Gannam, love letters. Off to London for 14th Olympics, includes photos of Bob Mathias, Ann Curtis, Patsy Elsener, Zoe Ann Olsen, Vicki Manolo Draves, Jimmy McLane, Lennart Strand, Herb McKenley and others, swimmers, runners. Full page Royal Crown cola ad with baseball theme, photo and cartoons, William Bendix in the Babe Ruth story. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with cartoon art of steeple-jack George Joyce.
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Life 
                    Magazine August 9, 1948Life Magazine August 9, 1948 : Cover - Grandmother Marlene Dietrich.

Amazing and horrible series of photos from Winchester Indiana speedway of car crash with driver Orville Epperley losing his leg in one of the photos. Fun series of photos creating a Dali like "painting" with a real life photograph, Philippe Halsman. Great Airlift sustains Berlin, including the airplane Big Willy, coal in a C-54, followed by people after coal is unloaded. Photo - New recruits get inoculated, Norman Berryessa, Steven Bray. Photos of Marylin Hasselbeck, picketing at the Univis Lens Company, getting arrested. Joseph George Simms of Southampton, England walks IN the Thames river. British weddings. F.D.R.'s granddaughter takes a husband, Anna Eleanor Boettiger and Van H. Seagraves. Cute article about country boys going to the big city, 50 kids from Antimony, Utah, photos include Bruce Savage, Kemp Savage, Jerry Savage. Listerine heir becomes a cop, Elliot Lambert of St. Louis. Movie - "A Foreign Affair" with Marlene Dietrich. Mister Mack, Cornelius McGillicuddy, baseball legend. Russia's strength - photo essay. Culver sailing camp, Culver Military Academy, the ship "O.W. Fowler". Interesting piece on the evolution of the bath. New drug Methadon for pain and addiction relief. New York rooftops and what people do on them. Full page color Kotex ad with sailing art by Tom Hall.
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                    Magazine August 16, 1948Life Magazine August 16, 1948 : Cover - Young fisherman, Dennis Van Vliet in Huntington Park, California.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Taffy Wood and her children. Neat full page color Mobiloil ad with car setting the speed record on salt flats "For John Cobb, for Mauri Rose, for you." Attractive full page color Chevrolet ad with blue two door car on black background. Gorgeous full page color movie poster ad for “Joan of Arc” with Ingrid Bergman. Americans rush abroad. Portuguese Naval cadets bid farewell to New York, sailing ship Sagres. Spy hearing continues in Washington. Oskaloosa, Iowa and the big rift, mayor wanted to remove big shade trees to make a four-lane highway, residents wanted to keep them (of course!). Film frames of killer Robert Murl. Article - General Spaatz on Atomic warfare. Photo essay - Imperial valley. Photo essay - Queen Wilhelmina. Aviation - the Stratocruiser with Gorgeous two page color spread of the Stratocruiser air plane, with cut-away to show inside, plane NC1023V. Colorado's Red Rocks music amphitheater. Lehmbruck sculpture. Racing greyhound River Border, Greyhound dog racing. Two page color Goodyear tires ad with H. LeRoy Adams (Denver, Colorado), Bill Fleming Jr. (Slater, Iowa), and G.E. Daley (Pine Point, Maine). . New brain operation for mental illness, thalamotomy. Actor Montgomery Clift. Life goes to Huck Finn day, including Randall Armstron. Activationism, with Ann Converse and others - a kind of religious zeal, Milton Hood Ward. Nice photo of Queen Wilhelmina on a bicycle (full article, too). Full page color De Beers diamonds ad with art of Mrs. William Budge, by Eznar Hansen The Foreign car invasion. Full page color MacMillian oil ad with portrait of Carl A. Person, art by Earl Blossom. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with William Bendix, starring in "The Babe Ruth Story", baseball theme.
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Life Magazine August 
                    23, 1948Life Magazine August 23, 1948 : Cover - Pet deer Bucky and Jone Pedersen.

Full page movie poster ad for “The Babe Ruth Story.” The wiggle test shows how children like movies. American athletes sweep the Olympics, mostly track and field photos, Almet Kirecci wrestler. The mystery of the kidnapped Russian Mrs. Oksana Stepanova Kosenkina. Arizona deputy dies saving boy, John D. Anderson and Guy Rockefeller, Jr. in Upper Sabino Canyon. Revolution on the farm, includes photos of Emerson Hurich, Vic Bell, Mrs. Leo Hutcheson, Bob Garst, Coon Rapids, Iowa and others. Full page color Kentucky Tavern whiskey art art by Reno Biondi. Photo essay - Swedish summer, many great photos including Solveig Lundqvist, and two teenagers bicycling. College fashions, in color with black backgrounds - striking! Typhoon laboratory in Azusa, California. Artists paint Michigan, David Fredenthal, Ogden Pleissner, Aaron Bohrod, Carlos Lopez, Arnold Blanch, John DeMartelly, Doris Lee. Full page Stinson airplane ad with Mr. and Mrs. John L. Lovett, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Oh-la-la - full page color Van Heusen shirts ad with a mermaid. Movie - “Sorry, wrong number.” Nation's biggest house builder, Bill Levitt and Levittown homes, includes startling and somewhat awful photos showing a whole large subdivision (2,000 houses) built in only four months. Full page Bates fabric ad with Ann Gestie (U Mich), Barbara Coith (Rollins College), Barbara Gartley (Stephens), Allen Koenig (U. NC), Bob Chappuis (U. Mich. football). Life visits the MacDowell Music colony. Alpine high wire, Siegwart Bach at Zugspitze in German. Illegitimate children left behind after the war. Very, very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with people on a train.
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Life Magazine August 
                    30, 1948Life Magazine August 30, 1948 : Movie Actress Colleen Townsend.

Cute full page Listerine ad with man teaching woman to golf. West loses Danube at Belgrade conference, the Danube river. . Another very elegant full page color Dodge ad with teal car, art by Osler. Crowds stand in rain for Babe Ruth's funeral. North Carolina fights polio epidemic, including photos of Mary Ruth Browning, Bobby Leverett, Gloria Meadows, David Hensley and others in Guilford county. Louis St. Laurent is selected as Mackenzie king's successor. Article - How we won the war and lost the peace, by William C. Bullitt. Charming little story about two Russian soldiers who accidentally ended up in American Berlin. Photo essay - Great Salt Lake, including Shauna Wood, salt industry and more. Photo essay - the Great Build-up, turning a pretty girl into a Star, Colleen Townsend. Chemical weeding, demonstrations of the effectiveness of weed killers. Automatic garage and William Zeckendorf. Radio - Life begins at 80 with Edwin Lane, Pop Gordon, Rose Baran, Fred Stein, Eugenia Woillard, more. Sculpture - Milles models the dead. Life goes to a nature camp in Maine - National Audubon Society camp on Hog Island, includes photos of Allan Cruickshank, Sally Tate, Betsy Buchheister and others. Great full page color Texaco ad with girl water skiing. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with "Jim" Fairbrother (a girl), diving star, swimming.
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                    Magazine September 6, 1948Life Magazine September 6, 1948 : Color cover - the good life in Madison, Wisconsin : Jeanne Parr Noth with son.

Full page color Community silverplate ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. Full page color Studebaker ad with yellow car in front of Farmer John's restaurant. Baseball big leagues head for photo finish, includes photo of Joe Dimaggio hitting a ball. Jackie Robinson, Gene Hermanski, Peewee Reese, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Athletics, and much more. Photo of poor snake caught in a spider web. Berlin has busy 10 days. Kansas youths put on Temperance tornado, Horton, Kansas, Glenn Cunningham, Willard Mayberry, Shirley Osborn, others. Alger Hiss censured. Lovely and elegant full page color Berkshire stockings ad. Charles Evans Hughes dies. 28 flavors of ice cream head west - Howard Johnson. Madison, Wisconsin - photo essay. Nice full page color Santa Fe railroad ad featuring CArlsbad caverns. Mosquitoes, luring them with mating calls - science. Charles Lyle and the Army's new wind tunnel. Teen-age hats, hats for teenagers, some inspired by comic strips! Spirit of the dance. Paul Domke of Alpena, Michigan makes huge cement dinosaurs. How we won the war and lost the peace, part two. Birthday Party for a King Gustaf.
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                    Magazine September 13, 1948Life Magazine September 13, 1948 : Cover - Marshal Tito in his Yugoslav hide-out.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Pat Boyd, Mrs. Buckalew and her son Bruce. Another cute full page Sanforized fabrics ad "September Moan" with art by Gregori. LOVELY full page color Cannon Percale Sheets ad with new fly fisherman, a woman. Full page color Kleenex tissues ad with cartoon character Lulu, art by Marjorie Henderson Buell (by Marge). South gets rough with Wallace. Charming little photo piece of lost little boy, Donny Hart at the Palisades Amusement Park in Fort Lee, New Jersey, policeman Charles Lahm, plus little girl named Vic (named for V-E day) and police officer Mike Okin. Really sad photo of accidental death - suicide of pair of brothers hunting, Ronald Earnest and Ralph Earnest, San Diego. Historic Protestant world council in Amsterdam. Glen Cove's favorite son is saved from prosecution as a sheep and chicken killer, a St. Bernard dog named Teddy. Curious photo of man being swept along Broadway into a subway entrance by water flooding from a broken water main (August 29). Churchill visits Kent county fair. Lovely full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Susan Hayward. Actor Robert Mitchum, Vickie Evans, Lila caught with marijuana, "muggles." Perryopolis Pennsylvania inherits a fortune from Mary Fuller Frazier. Neat full page color Lee work clothes ad with coveralls. Hell Drivers - sports, stunt drivers, Joie Chitwood's Auto Daredevils, includes a flaming motorcycle jump. Fuller Brush girls peddle new cosmetics, Fullerettes, Joan Donahue. House-moving party, Alice Blackburn. Quite a lovely two page color Air Step shoe ad with numerous models. Feature on 18th century England. French Riviera. Great feature on Frank Bergen, World of Mirth carnival. Half page Stinson airplane ad with John Hudspeth family. Airborne hospital in a C-47, School of Aviation Medicine. Greek people in the long war. Tulsa riding club, including Retha Sunday, Jimmy Hatfield, Judy Clemmons, more. Hitchhiking technique with Charley Luogomano. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with stunt flier Betty Skelton.
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                    September 20, 1948Life Magazine September 20, 1948 : Cover - Broadway rehearsal, Joan Diener.

In Mexico City, traffic is terrific. Very nice full page color movie poster ad for “The loves of Carmen” with Rita Hayworth, art by Bradshaw Crandell. Great full page color Lastex ad with football theme art by John Cullen Murphy. B. Carroll Reece fiddles through Tennessee. $3 million fire sweeps Montreal Bonaventure railroad yard. Curious set of photos showing Jimmy Durante wrecking a baby grand piano. Lovely full page pink and blue Textron ad with art by Marion Larson. Beautiful full page Chevrolet ad with pale mint green car on black background. Article - Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Close-up - Leland Hayward. Queen Whilhelmina abdicates, new queen Juliana, Netherlands. Photo essay - Country doctor, Ernest Ceriani of Kremmling, Colorado - this is a GREAT article. Magnetic oil. Stone age Brazilians in Matto Grosso, the Camayura. Transportation - funnel home. Store-top hotel, Cincinnati's Terrace Plaza. Acrobatic fighter Marcel Cerdan. The funny cartoon Shmoo, drawn by Al Capp. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with tennis theme. Walter Stuempfig's poetic canvases. Fire dancers among ruins in Bar Harbor, Maine, including Carmen Salis. Life goes to a drugstore opening, Rexall in Hollywood. Nice full page movie poster for “Red River” with John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. Interesting full page color Canadian club whiskey ad with float plane and wilderness fire fighters Peeko, the Pekinese dog gets false teeth.
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                    Magazine September 27, 1948Life Magazine September 27, 1948 : Color Cover - Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. of Southern Methodist (awesome football photo).

More Methodist color football inside. Article on Staphorst, Netherlands, a curious old-fashioned town with even more curious traditions. Harry W. Yoder (Mount Morris, Illinois) wins the Pepsi-Cola contest. Ailing France listens to De Gaulle. Fire sweeps Ojai, California valley. Vibraharp player becomes Miss America, Beatrice Shopp. Coal miner's daughter weds Francis Hitchcock, Stephana Saja. Former Soviet prisoner makes sketches of prison camps - Kowanko. Progress report on Atomic Energy. Hyderabad, India - photo essay. One of those great historical photos - lady throwing eggs in Germany in protest of inflation. Cancer cells. Egret invasion. Scottish music festival in Edinburgh. Staphorst. Photos tracing history of U.S. Locomotives since 1830. Circus in Hollywood, including photo of young Elizabeth Taylor. Wow - full page color movie poster ad for 'Joan of Arc ' with Ingrid Bergman. Neat full page color Texaco ad with polo player. Full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with art by Tore Asplund. Full page National Association of Manufacturers ad with Ed Taintor of Lake Worth, Florida. Folke Bernadotte killed in Jerusalem by Palestinians. Great full page color Texaco ad with Polo theme. Very pretty full page color Elizabeth Arden lipstick ad. Modern living - escape to the country, Phillip and Cornelia Mantius, David and Anne Seeley, Marvin and Marilyn Sands, Betsy and Hans Werner, Dick and Marge Bokum, Frank Davis, Richard Schoenberger, Stanley WAlker
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                    Magazine October 4, 1948Life Magazine October 4, 1948 : Color Cover - Nylon salts plant, John McLeod and Sam Mottice at Du Pont plant in Orange, Texas.

American Production, 28 pages of pictures (includes Proviso rail yard, Semi trailers at Fruehauf, International Harvester tractors, New Orleans neckties and much more. Nice full page Hertz rent a car ad. Cute full page color Ford ad with lots of babies. Very nice full page color Pacific Woolens ad with baseball theme art by Ravielli. As part of the feature on US Production (manufacturing), there is a cool full page color photos of red tractors lined up at the International Harvester company plant in Louisville. Vintage Campaign Song covers - presidential elections. Nice full page color Studebaker ad with Stanley and Eugene Bielaski. Nice full page movie poster ad for “The three Musketeers” with Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, Angela Lansbury and others. Texas is outraged by a soft drink stand - on retired Battleship “Texas.” Kenneth Roberts holds water dowsing demonstration. Nice full page color Santa Fe railroad ad with art by Dave Mink. Family-style model agency, Eileen and Gerard Ford. Lauren Bacall designs maternity clothes. Tennis gets a transfusion, Pancho Gonzales. Kamikaze goes to college, Robert Nishiyama. Movie - “Louisiana Story.” Hammered statues, Saul Baizerman. Life goes to an estate selling weekend with Town and Country Homes, Inc. at Boston, Jean Henry, Olivia Prouty, and others. Cute photo of 15 children of the Raymond Baker's. Roland Free sets motorcycle speed record. Hurricane expert Grady Norton. Cute half page color Barbasol ad with cowboy theme, art by Dolas. Full page color Petri wine ad featuring a beaver, art by Nick Carter.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 11, 1948Life Magazine October 11, 1948 : Cover - Television discovery, Rita Colton.

Pretty full page movie poster ad for “An Innocent Affair” with color, staring Fred Mac Murray and Madeleine Carroll. Full page movie poster ad for Alfred Hitchcock's “Rope” with James Stewart. Cute, cute full page Cannon Percale sheets ad with yellow car. More gruesome execution photos, these of profiteers in China. Helicopter equipped task force finds Robert Peary Cairn on Cape Sheridan. The case of the vanishing Burmese ministers. A Life round table on modern art. Close-up - Farmer Louis Bromfield. Photo essay - Jets over Germany, includes F-80 jets, photos of Henry Russell Spicer, Howard Curran, Wallace Frank, Frank S. Scariano (Colorado), John A. Fred and others. Fashion - stoles. Science - growth hormone, check out these photos of dachshund dogs! Sports - Joe Earley night - average fan honored by Cleveland Indians, includes awful photo of Jeff Heath breaking his ankle. Life goes to a party - BeBop with John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie and others, jazz school. Photos of the execution of Wang Chun-cheh, black marketer in China. Army's new small, light engine will power tanks, trucks and guns. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with model Jean Rogers and daughter Evin with three puppies. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Harold Alzana, circus tightrope walker.
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Life Magazine October 
                    18, 1948Life Magazine October 18, 1948 : Cover - Fur Jacket - Barbara Wood.

LOVELY full page color Forstmann woolens ad with lady in the most gorgeous brown and black long coat. Cartoonist makes dreams his idea - Sam Cobean. Elegant full page color Yardley fragrance ad with art by W. K. Plummer. Ross Rizley campaigns for US Senate. Full page color Eveready battery ad with bird art by Baumgartner. Bad call by umpire makes 1948 World Series more interesting, baseball, Cleveland Indians, Boston Braves. Half page Jockey underwear ad with ski theme. Karl Marx biography by Hubert Kay. Queen Wilhemina of Holland. Budweiser ad with Christmas theme by Walter Richards. Great football photo - Holy Cross linemen Tom Kelleher and Bill Stettner, in game with Georgetown, Worcester, Massachusetts. Aerial photos of forest fire threatening Zim, Minnesota. Family portraits through time show changing family - great painted reproductions. Lena Horne in Do I Love You. The Three Chicago Bears, Bobby Layne, Johnny Lujack and Sid Luckman, football. Modern Houses Livability - designed by Walker Art Center - Rockwell Stensrud. Vienna's Daun-Kinsky palace - photos by Dmitri Kessel. Sir Laurence Olivier acting career by John Kobler. Full color ad by Fritz Willis with very revealing girl in blowing skirt. Happy Hermit of Cabbage Key - Silas Dent. Orphan kangaroos live in burlap sack.
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Life Magazine October 
                    25, 1948Life Magazine October 25, 1948 : Cover - University of California students cheering at a game - Sue Howell, Ginny Jones, Pat Harnett.

Full page Philco ad with radio-photograph that plays the new 45 minute records! Another cute full page Sanforized fabrics ad "Uncle Tom's Crabbin'" with art by Gregori. Sculptor Gustav Vigeland fills Oslo with unusual nude statues. Army and Navy work together in Oceanside, California maneuvers - great photos. First photos of the earth from a V-2 rocket. Lovely full page color Van Raalte nylon ad with art by Henry Luhrs. Hans Prufer a Nazi comes to the US. Movie censors start to look at new movies. Grandma Moses has a birthday. Fireless furnace pumps warm water into floor to heat a house, Miracula. Full page Puss'n Boots cat food ad with lots of cute cats, art by Scott Johnston. Nanette Fabray in Love Life comedy show. Joe Plunkett - ward boss in Chicago. Bone Bank for surgical repairs. Grandma Moses has her 88th birthday. Christina and the king of the Zulus by Rebecca Hourwich Reyner. Westinghouse ad with dancing kids - art by Albert Dorne. New flying cars - the airphibian. Poet Yeats gets reburied in Ireland. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with horse rider Bobbie Steele. Life goes to a Hawaiian Ball - Hazel Wong.
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Life Magazine November 
                    1, 1948Life Magazine November 1, 1948 : Cover - Lieutenant General Lauris Norstad, the US Air Force's top planner.

Army beats Cornell in unhistoric football game, great photo of William Yeoman and others. Lovliest half page Barbasol add with lady in the nicest red gown. Mexicans cross border to Texas. Young career officers head the new Air Force. Wild series of rodeo photos, Merced, California rodeo, including Wilbur Plauger, Hawk Hyde, Gene Curtis, Slim Pickens, more. Frenzied Football, Ohio State in Columbus. Another football piece with lots of photos - Army vs. Cornell, including great photo of William Yeoman, broken teeth and all. Photo essay - Harlem gang leader, Red Jackson, many photos. Art - the Spaulding collection. Removing the rats from Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles. Movies - English cutups. Full page Community silverplate ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. Rainwear. Full page color Kentucky Tavern whiskey ad with art by Reno Biondi. Life visits the Calumet horse farm. Hawk Hyde and his rodeo photos. Full page color Chase and Sanborn Coffee ad with art by Frederick Siebel. Heinz Orschel marries Joan Brinkler. Chinese warlord Moslem General Ma. Strange way of healing a lung with tuberculosis by collapsing it with plastic balls inside. Nice full page Lionel trains ad. Extremely unflattering comparison photo - woman's tush with an elephant's hind end.
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Life 
                    Magazine November 8, 1948Life Magazine November 8, 1948 : Cover - Helena Carter.

“My Story” by Joe Louis. Neat full page movie poster ad for “Blood on the Moon” with Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes. Photos of the children of Life correspondent William P. Gray in 15 countries. Awesome full page color movie poster ad for “Joan of Arc” with Ingrid Bergman. Eyewitness report Fall of Mukden, China. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Tex and Jinx Falkenburg. Full page color Forstmann woolens ad with a MAN - surely they haven't all been women to this date? Neat full page color Du Pont nylon ad with football theme. Ten car crash on a New York parkway. Citation wins easy $9,000, horse racing at Pimlico. Joe Gatto, primitive. Comic dancer Ray Bolger. Close-up on Joe Louis, boxer. Columbia christens a big new cyclotron. Movie - “Miss Tatlock's Millions.” 20 dresses under 20 dollars. 1948 Fire engines (great article). Sports - the new coaches, Herman Hickman, Harry Stuhldreher, Art Valpey, Bennie Oosterbaan. Life goes to a Japanese wedding of Masanosuke Ikegami and Haruko Korosawa. Marquand squabble in Wickford Point, including photos of the Hales, Renee Bradbury and others. Pretty two page color Ford ad with several cars. Curious full page color Layer-Pak ad for canned vegetables in layers - 5 kinds to a can. Speedy students - Jean Johnson, Connie Allen, Arlon Tussing, Dale Aukerman. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with zoo curator Clyde Gordon.
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Life 
                    Magazine November 15, 1948Life Magazine November 15, 1948 : Color Cover - Ingrid Bergman as Joan of Arc.

Full page Playtex Living girdle, even the dancer shown doesn't look attractive in it! Full page color General Electric light bulbs ad with cartoon art by Richard Decker. Truman works a political miracle. Charming set of leaning people photos taken at the Mystery Spot near Santa Cruz, California, a funhouse. Half page Vitalis ad with Washington Redskins football player Sammy Baugh. Full page color Textron nylon ad with fantasy ice skating scene, art by Frederick Siebel. Korean uprising turns men into butchers. Trafalgar day is celebrated in color. 19 die in Pennsylvania smog (air pollution). Joe Louis. K-190 - aviation, a cool new kind of helicopter, looks similar to an ultralight. Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cooper, with a bit of a ski theme. Photographic history of George Bernard Shaw. Feature on the movie - Joan of Ark. Fashions - "At Home" clothes. Another cute full page color Chase and Sanborn Coffee ad with art by Frederick Siebel. Fluorine protects children's teeth. Pigeon party. Lethal smog kills 19 people in Donora, Pennsylvania (steel and zinc plants). Shanghai's buying jag. Colorful and attractive full page color Interwoven socks ad with football theme. U.S. embassy in Prague. Nice full page color Westinghouse ad with art by Albert Dorne. Coventry revives Godiva controversy. New furniture as designed by Eero Saarinen, Edward Wormley, George Nelson, Terance Robsjohn-Gibbings, Jens Rison, Charles Eames. A pigeon party, Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Hanson, Bethesda, Maryland. Full page color Coca-Cola ad, art by Hufford.
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Life magazine 
                    November 22, 1948Life magazine November 22, 1948 : Cover - President Truman.

Cute full page movie poster ad for “Miss Tatlock's millions.” Cartoons by Dr. Seuss - Thidwick the Big-hearted moose, Theodor S. Geisel. America gets first of 200,000 DP's - displaced persons, including the Vaclovas Paplonski family, Daiva Simonis, Joachim Bronny in Fairchild, Wisconsin, Jonas Feuerwerker and others. Taiyuan is besieged, Taiwan. Full page color Goodyear tires ad with Norma Halverson (Salt Lake City), Emile Schurmacher (North Salem, New York), Harold A. Hensell (Mill Creek, Indiana). Bright new comet appears. Girl scouts celebrate founder's birthday, with photos of Daisy Gordon Lawrence. Soldiers come home to Arlington. Close-up - Frank and Hymie King brothers. Another lovely full page color Community silverplate ad with radiant bride, art by Jon Whitcomb. Nice full page color Maxwell House Coffee ad with winter hunting art by James Chapin. Pictorial essay - 1848. The Uranium rush, including Albert and Norma Engebretson, Jess Abernathy, Felix Murphy. Scatter pins. Big basso Italo Tajo. “Zero” is televised, Zero Mostel. The 60th National horse show in Madison Square Garden. Charming full page color Petri Wine ad with man in apron making mess in kitchen. Gas-a-teria - first self-serve gas stations, Gilmore's near Los Angeles. Church builder, Rev. Charles Morse in Wheatfield, Indiana. Life visits Evelyn Peterson. Cool full page color Textron nylon ad with winter fantasy art by C.J. Sternberg. Mexican mural by Jose Clemente Orozco. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Adam Tomey, veteran bridge walker (bridge maintenance worker, I think).
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Life 
                    Magazine November 29, 1948Life Magazine November 29, 1948 : Cover - Dinner Hats - Georgia Hamilton.

Red Shadow in China - communists push into Shanghai. Lovely full page color Jacques Kreisler watches ad with the Circlette watch band, looks like thin jewelry. Two dockworkers' strikes close US ports. Neat photo showing 22 horses finishing a race is a photographic illusion, and serves to help with photo finishes. Two moslem queens get divorced for having too many daughters (get serious, huh?) - Egypt's King Farouk divorces Queen Farida, Iran's shah divorces Queen Fawzia. The Taft-Hartley act. Four full pages of Christmas toys in color, all named. Major General Floyd Parks takes aerial photos of erupting volcano in Solomon Islands. Princess Elizabeth has baby. Neat full page color Kodak camera ad with nine different cameras. Artists competition to paint their interpretation of Wisconsin. Harry Truman and Alben Barkley profile. Movie - The Snake Pit with Olivia de Havilland. Another nice full page color Westinghouse ad with art by Albert Dorne. Animals in the winter - wonderful illustrations by Rudolf Freund. Restaurant Fashions - Sally Victor, Hattie Carnegie. The Chicago Rackets - Capone's heirs update his crime methods, the mob. Secret adventures of Laundrymark 45, secret agent Dod Osbourne. Mayflower descendents in New England. Gwyned Filling gets married (see LIFE May 3, 1948).
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Life Magazine December 
                    6, 1948Life Magazine December 6, 1948 : Cover - Montgomery Clift.

Stone age tracks - man's 15,000 year old footprints discovered in French cave (Grotto of Aldene). Full page color Community silverplate ad with bride with poinsettias, art by Jon Whitcomb. Battle of Suchow, China. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Connie Dickman and her children. Full page color Corette Slips ad with art by JKR. Navy provides biggest football upset of year. Another charming full page Sanforized fabrics ad "Buffalo'd Bill" with art by Gregori. Kentucky town has five police chiefs in four months (Evarts, Kentucky). Phantom Islands, Dod Orsborne - clue to Mary Celeste mystery. Great two page spread of photos of the Army - Navy football game. Vaudevilles variety shows. European zoos. Bigtime television - photo essay. Dent proof plastic fender. Campus fads, caps, mitts and crew hats, matching parkas, Moo moos.. Siamese boxers, kick boxing. Photo of leading stars - Hollywood's 1948 idea of male sex appeal. Trouble with the movie - The Boy with Green Hair. Strand hotel. Sitwells visit US. Cute full page color Textron ad with pink quilted robe, art by C. J. Sternberg. . Nice full page color Studebaker ad with yellow car at night in front of a movie theater. Big two page color Nash airflyte ad with blue car. Nice photo of Georgia O'Keeffe with portrait painted of her in 1908. Very pretty full page color Berkshire stockings ad. Super full page Schwinn bicycle ad.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 13, 1948Life Magazine December 13, 1948 : Cover - Dwight D. Eisenhower (high lights from Crusade in Europe).

Curious full page color Bretton watches ad. Cartoons that followed the collaboration of Raymond Lowey and Tom Ewell, improving on the human body. Truman gets busy on housing and labor. Full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with horse and sleigh, art by Jerome Rozen. Half page Barbasol ad with ice skaters, artist looks like Carl Setter. The Metropolitan Opera opens. Two page color Roma Wine ad with Dinah Shore. Two governments rule two Berlins. Extremely cute full page Coca-Cola ad with Santa sneaking into refrigerator. Christmas at Macy's. Camera show. Armed forces - the snorkel revolutionizes naval warfare, lots of photos of submarines. Madeleine Carroll stars in "Goodbye, My Fancy." Harpist Elaine Vito plays underwater. Strong plastic starch. Gatie the alligator, Carl King of Chicago. Excellent full page color Corby's whiskey ad with art. Christmas at Macy's - great photos. Cute full page color Monarch foods ad. Jennifer Jones. Newest child star, Bobby Henrey. Roller Derby, lots of rough looking skaters, including Jean Porter, Vivian Johnson, Mary Ciofani, Howard Raines and others. GREAT full page Heublein's cocktails ad with man inside bottle, black background. Full page color Keepsake diamond rings ad with art by Michael. Portable television sets. Artificial eyes. Ziegfeld girls reunion. People in trailers.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 20, 1948Life Magazine December 20, 1948 : Cover - Teenage fun, passing the ring, Jessamy Hines and John Shawyer.

Pioneer road builder in Brazil, Bernardo Sayao Carvalho Araujo. Photos of the interior of the luxurious private railroad car 'The Gold Coast ' owned by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. Cute full page color Plymouth ad - no car, it shows a small boy in a schoolroom who has forgotten his memorized recital. Charming full page color Florida Tangerines ad. Nice half page Bayer aspirin ad with skiing theme. Full page color Pacific Cottons and Woolens ad with great art showing Christmas shoppers in a blizzard. 33 plane survivors are saved from sea, C-54 coming from Okinawa, includes photos of William Underwood, Robert Johnson. MacArthur says fall of China imperils US. Firemen demonstrate danger of inflammable palm trees, Redlands, California including Elmer Thomas and William H. Thorn. Chambers produces new proof of Red spying. Pictures show some kids just can't stand Santa. Hans comes home. Photo essay - Teenagers, including photos of Joan Hale, Austin High School (Chicago) girls club, Bud Brown, Earl Reum (Denver), many more. Religion - the miracle of Fatima. Aviation - Nation's smallest airplane, the Weebee. New York beauties in color. Travel - Victoria falls. Full page color Pacific fabrics ad with Christmas STreet art by Gannam.
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Life Magazine December 
                    27, 1948Life Magazine December 27, 1948 : Cover - The story of Christ painted by Giotto (23 pages in color).

Letter to editor pertaining to Georgia O'Keeffe and how she originates the short bob (haircut). Fancy custom bikes in Chicago - the coolest bunch of bicycle photos ever! - built by Joe Steinlauf, Bernard Steinlauf, Art Rothchild, Maurice Steinlauf, Andy Koslow (tiny bike) and others. Feature on the children of Europe - how they are now faring. Excellent full page photo of railroad plow cutting through snow banks as tall as 16 feet in St. Francis and Beardsley, Kansas. The new prince of England is christened - Charles Phillip Arthur George. Ditch digger Roy Cook rescued in Sacramento California. Jockey Clarence Picou wins 270 horse races. Frozen objects to absolute zero. Tallulah Bankhead in Private Lives. Children's story - Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey. Modern buildings at University of Miami. Great photos of comic dancer Ray Bolger. Italy's conductor De Sabata. Charles Dickens biography by Monica Dickens. Absolutely cute full page color Petri Wine ad with walrus art. French Comedian Fernandel Contandin.
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