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Life Magazine 
                    January 9, 1956Life Magazine January 9, 1956 : Color Cover - Riviera fashions the pajama top jacket.

Full page color Buick Estate Wagon ad. Full page color Post Toasties at with art by W Darrow Sr. Russians lionize "Porgy and Bess" cast photos by Edward Clark. Floods ravage California and Oregon. Bermuda skindiver Teddy Tucker finds a rich treasure trove. Dr. Paul Horst predicts student grades like horses. Sunny style on the Riviera photos by Mark Shaw - Airborne Aerodyne designs by Alexander Lippisch. Top price for racehorse Nashua - $1,251,200. A 250th birthday for Ben Franklin - new discoveries about his life, personal letters, artwork and writings. Full page color Jell-o ad with King and throne theme. Thomas Colt Jr. and the triumphant horse from China . Konrad Adenaur still leads West Germany. Full page color Shell Motor Oil ad with art by M Ramus. Charlie Chaplin and his dancing daughter Josephine. Lilian Roth's comeback from alcoholism makes a good movie - I'll Cry Tomorrow. Air Force cadets hold first formal dance - Zaleski, Thom Schlechte, Cadet Van Haaften. Great photo of giraffe kissing a man - Soeren and Andreas Olsen. Back cover - full page color Camel ad featuring celebrities - Brian Keith, Rise Stevens, Claire L Chennault, Marguerite Higgings, WM. H. Brockman. Full page color Paul Jones whiskey ad with ski tuning theme.
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Life 
                    Magazine January 16, 1956Life Magazine January 16, 1956 : Color cover - Anita Ekberg on location in "War and Peace" - really neat photo!

Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco are engaged. Full page color RCA Victor ad with Charles Munch and Arthur Fiedler. University of San Francisco's basketball big man Bill russell at Madison Square Garden. Full page color Campbell's FROZEN soup ad, green pea with ham. Great two page color Mercury Phaeton ad. Lyndon Johnson back to the Senate after heart attack. Pierre Poujade is symbol of France's political impasse. Dave Kaiser makes winning field goal kick at Rose Bowl defeat of UCLA by Michigan. Full page ad for the Benny Goodman Story with Steve Allen and Donna Reed. Fire at the top of the Eiffel Tower. State of the Union - better. Arts and skills of timeless Southwest, fourteen color pages including beautiful saddles and horse gear, Mimbres pottery. The Shakespeare question again, portrait proves Marlowe was the guy. How Dulles averted war three times. Willie Hartack Jockey. Helen Hayes 50 years in show business celebrations. Excellent full page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad on back cover with couple in ski gear, all gear is clearly visible.
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Life Magazine 
                    January 23, 1956Life Magazine January 23, 1956 : Color Cover - Mr Truman still campaigning.

Full page B&W Helen of Troy movie ad with Rossana Podesta and Jack Serenas. A Kansas paint dealer sculpts his neighbors, Charles Lundgren, Elof Haroldson, David Young and Eben Carlson. The 11 men who stole a million - Boston Brinks armored car robbery. Florida's fattest tourist fling - Miami Beach - Dixie Graves on waterskiing hobby horse, Tom Ewell and Bert Lahr in Waiting for Godot, The Fabulous Fontainbleau. Full page color Friskies ad with art by Douglas Crockwell. Liberian President Tubman elected to third term. Two page color purplish-maroon and white Chevrolet BelAir with beauty queens. Miss Minnie magnum is arrested for embezzlement. Mary Cassatt's Woman with a dog profile. The first new breed in a decade - the Rhodesian Ridgeback. Full page color Jell-o ad with queen and pussycat theme. Volume II of the Truman Memoirs and his aides - George Marshall, Louis Hohnson, W. Averell Harriman, Robert A. Lovett, Alben Barkley, Tom Clark, John Snyder. Full page color Chrysler Powerstyle - automatic transmission. Full page Post Sugar Crisp ad with three sailor bears. US puts best skating feet forward at the Olympics in Cortina Italy with Tenley Albright. Film Pioneers in their best roles - Mark Pickford, Sirenish Gloria Swanson, Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, Norma Talmadge, Mae Marsh, Richard Barthelmess. Middle six inches are bare again - midriff wrap skirt. The Matchmaker with Dolly Levi, Ruth Gordon, Thornton Wilder, Tyrone Guthrie. X-ray picture photography a new discovery by General Electric. Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with skiing theme.
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Life Magazine 
                    January 30, 1956Life Magazine January 30, 1956 : Color Cover - Henry Ford II at River Rouge.

Inside cover 1956 Nash at Disneyland. Missionary massacre in Ecuador jungle, Auca Indians, James Elliot, Peter Fleming, Edward McCully, Roger Youderian, Nathanael Saint. Ford Motor Company is the biggest stock issue, photos include Fred Utt, Frank Mulherin, E.J. Eastwold, Pete Sabia, Billy Hughson, Vera Harrison, June Nixon, Dale Welch, more. Robert McConnell of Urbana owns several old Ford models and some stock. Olympic hopeful Dave Stephens delivers milk and trains. Full page color Johnson's Baby Powder ad with cute kid. A colorful collection of 1956 car models - very interesting 9 pages. The Truman Memoirs Part II - Fooling the 1948 forecasters. Queen Elizabeth II prepares for a tour of Nigeria - photo. Danny Kaye in Court Jester comedy. Alfred Lunt and Lilly Langtry play mind readers in Europe. GOP convention for Eisenhower is televised. Full page Baker's Instant Hot Cocoa ad. Excellent full page America's Electric Light and Power Companies ad with futuristic electric cars, driverless. Full page movie poster ad for Picnic with William Holden and Kim Novak. Reverend William H. Melish.
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Life Magazine 
                    February 6, 1956Life Magazine February 6, 1956 : Color cover - Shirley Jones on carousel horse in movie Carousel.

Full page color De Beers ad with painting by Herbert Saslow. Graph and flares shed light on disastrous California train wreck, 30 people killed. South rises again in campaign to delay integration. Congress has a gassy debate over natural gas rates. Finns repossess as Russians surrender a lease. Jayne Mansfield reviews the Honor Guard of new york's Seventh Regiment, John Chinese. "Porgy and Bess" starts marry in Russian Baptist church. Eva Marie Saint sets styles. Winners of LIFE's photo essay contest, Wild Birds in Flight, Lyman K. Stuart, nine pages of stunning color photos. Full page Vitalis Hair Tonic ad, how to avoid "panda hair".  Funny full page Timex ad, waterproof watches on turtles in an aquarium. How to give children's parties as drawn up by Gesell Institute , Connecticut and Mrs. Benjamin May Jr. - photo essay. Truman Memoirs Part 3, Korean crisis. Patrick McGinnis as the New Haven railroad chief achieves a unique peak of unpopularity. Science - new fabric Trilok polyethylene. Reginald Marsh paintings on tour. Full page color Imperial Whiskey ad with portrait of Louis L-Amour by Richard Dean Taylor. Japanese hotel with spinning top. Sculptor Noguchi.
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Life Magazine 
                    February 13, 1956Life Magazine February 13, 1956 : Color cover - Truman and MacArthur at Wake Island.

In this issue : two sides of a great dispute - By Harry S. Tuman "MacArthur left me no choice" AND By Douglas MacArthur "It was a vengeful reprisal." Wonderful two page ice skating ad (half from 1880s? and half from 1950s - both with mixed public skaters).Prologue to Assassination, rare photo shows plotters present at Lincoln's inauguration. In winter Olympics Russians overshadow everyone but the one-man slam skier of Austria, Toni Sailer, ten pages of Olympic photos, some in color. Full page color Post Toasties ad with illustration of irate kids by W. Darrow, Jr.. Perry Como and Jackie Gleason in late night ratings war. Lovely full page color Philip Morris ad with painting of woman and baby. Minou Drouet - 8 year-old French poetry prodigal. Benny Goodman is sound track as Steve Allen plays the clarinetist in film. Etruscans art, 8 pages in color. San Francisco - photo essay by N.R. Farbman. Pretty full page color Smirnoff Vodka ad with photo of man silhouetted against watery sunset by Bert Stein. Wild beasts at Milwaukee banquet help stock new zoo, Marlin Perkins. Full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with illustration by Austin Briggs. Margaret Sullivan is a two-faced wife in "Janus" on Broadway. Artist Jacob Landau for colorful background, Dancer Neile Adams.
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Life Magazine 
                    February 20, 1956Life Magazine February 20, 1956 : Color Cover - Claire Bloom in Richard III.

Jamaica honors beauty queens in ten shades from black to white. Full page color ad for The Conqueror movie with John Wayne and Susan Hayward. South desegregation battle with Autherine Juanita Lucy of University of Tuscaloosa Alabama. Full page color Campbell's Soup ad featuring Chicken Noodle. Goodyear shows off it's inflatable rubber airplane. Full page color Buick Century ad with airplanes. Harry Winston of the Diamond Trading Co purchase 426 carat diamond. Full page color Kleenex ad with illustrations by Marge. Physicists go to job interviews for The Institute of Physics - James Miller, Raymond Bayer. H. L. Mencken obituary. Richard III with Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Cedric Hardwicke and Claire Bloom. PFC Oscar the parachuting Mouse with Sgt. Ralph W. Burton. Masterpieces returned to Dresden from Russian show damage. George Washington's trek through Pennsylvania in 1753 photos by Peter Stackpole. Concluding the Truman Memoirs- a candid analysis of the 1952 election by Harry S. Truman. Full page color Jell-o ad with guy floating in jello cup. Full page color Miller High Life ad with photo by Leslie Gill. Life on board the Valley Forge aircraft carrier.
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Life Magazine February 
                    27, 1956Life Magazine February 27, 1956 : Color Cover - Stone age survivors: Eskimo Family.

Full page Royal Electric typewriter ad with light touch keys. Triple exposure of 60 yard dash Millrose Games - John Haines and Brooks Johnson. Full page B&W Chase & Sanborn coffee ad. Air Force launches Redstone test missile - 14 page missile defense special. Adlai Stevens escapes from snowy mountain accident. California towns throw a party for 136th engineer aviation brigade - Beale Air Force Base, Yuba City and Marysville. Palm Beach shorts fashion is back. Full page color Havoline motor oil ad featuring mortar radar. Part III The Epic on Man by Lincoln Barnett, great illustrations with fold out special sections. Caribou Eskimos show off Mesolithic skills. Special section on historic bathing and baths. Full page color Sheraton-Astor hotel ad. Edward G. Robinson in Middle of the Night on Broadway. Full page color Chance Vought Aircraft and Navy pilot recruiting. Westminster Kennel club 80th annual show winner is Wilber. Full page color Old Hickory Bourbon ad with skiing illustration. A. A. Milne and Winnie the Pooh obituary. The many roles of the US President by Robert Coughlan. Photo bird and cat play together. Back cover - full page Coca-Cola ad two girls and one guy partying.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 5, 1956Life Magazine March 5, 1956 : Color cover - Kim Novak with purple umbrella - cute!

Golden youth of Communism - report on a growing army of Soviet scientists, Oleg Borisov. Mrs. James Stevenson-Hamilton takes photos of lion attack on impala at Kruger National Park. Despite arrests Montgomery Alabama negroes carry on their bold bus boycott. Two page color Pan American ad with many illustration vignettes by Norman Rockwell. William Faulkner writes a letter to the North about integration. 16-story scoop, world's largest power shovel rolls to work in Ohio,The Mountaineer by Marion Power Shovel. Jack Coe faith healer runs into trouble. America's Victorian age arts and skills - photo essay by Bradley Smith, includes Tiffany glass, the Ferris Wheel. Young Chinese couple battle U.S. immigration restrictions for the right to be together again. Fashion - empire silhouette. Winter diving test to cut through ice from below in lake. Skater Carol Heiss is world champ at Garmisch. Latchkey for bachelor cat leaves Wisconsin owner undisturbed. Westchester grammar school dramatists, Bette Butterworth, Glenn Friedman, Florence Romm, Vincent Sabatino. Value of home insulation. Teen tunes are out of time, dress in outlandish clothes suggested by popular songwriters. Lumicon is night vision device. Back cover Camel cigarettes ad with Rock Hudson. Houston has a one-track hanging trains. How to give children's parties Part 2. Very cute full page color Texaco ad with Dalmatian puppies.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 12, 1956Life Magazine March 12, 1956 : Color cover - Dwight Eisenhower.

The drama of the President's "Yes" to continued campaign after heart attack. Beautiful aerial photos of the landscape by William Garnett of Altadena, California. Full page color Trix cereal ad. Leap year guide - where to find men, including a party in Casper, Wyoming, Loretta Ray, Barbara Mill, Harold Engstrom, Lee Grace, Tom Marshall, more. Full page color Post Toasties ad with illustration by Whitney Darrow, Jr. Pope Pius XII on his 80th birthday - children pay homage. No sign of peace for Autherine Lucy over segregation issue. Mystery monster causes some ripples in Henley-on-Thames, hoax perpetrated by Tony Swann, Dave Betts, Herbert D. Floyd. Scottsdale Arizona - 8-page color photo essay. Southwell Minster in England restores some church architecture with sculptures of local people. "Long Day's journey Into Night" is Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical play released only after his death. Arthur Barry - master jewel thief. Tiny plastic lenses promise new solution for eye cataracts, Wills Eye Hospital. Cleveland shows how a city fights decay, many models of restoration area. Horace the housebroken hare lives with Cecil S. Webb of Dublin zoo. Pancho Gonzales is best in tennis. Men's hats. Two page color Oldsmobile ad with genuine leather seats, integral bumper, and a black standard poodle waiting for a ride. Glenn Gould pianist. Full page color Johnson & Johnson baby powder ad with sweet photo of baby. Full page color Canadian club ad with sledding on the Cresta Run at St. Moritz.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 19, 1956Life Magazine March 19, 1956 : Color cover - Winston Churchill and the Williamsburg bell.

Beginning in this issue - Churchill's "History of the English-speaking peoples," illustrations by Alan Sorrell. Full page color Friskies dog food ad with sweet illustration of boy and dog asleep in bed by Douglass Crockwell. Flipping cars on the strip at Daytona Beach track. Bridey Murphy puts the nation into a hypnotizzy, hypnotic regression, hypnotist Edwin Baron, Morey Bernstein. Arabs cry up a war scare against Israel. SEATO conference glitters. Full page color Beer Brewers Foundation ad with painting of "Do-it-yourself Decorators" by Pruett Carter. Statue of Ramses rides to new stand in Cairo. London fireman saves a child. Israel here to stay - editorial. Vernon Pick and his uranium millions. Great castles of Britain - photo essay. Canada's farmers hunt foxes from air. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is made permanent service school. Full page color Melmac dinnerware ad. Two page color Ford cars ad with five models in pastel colors. Old Olympian Stella Walsh trains U.S. girl athletes. Arthur Koester of Illinois, who drove a car at age 7 in 1941, is back in LIFE magazine now that he's a flying Marine. French movie Diabolique. Gwen Verdon and new spring fashions. Adults in Houston try out kids' toys at a party. Unbeatable ticktacktoe machine. Gardner Massachusetts high school band gets a free toot to Trinidad. Hook the Hawk comes to television in animated film by Hazard Durfee. Ted Williams is big chance for Boston White Sox, baseball.
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Life Magazine 
                    March 26, 1956Life Magazine March 26, 1956 : Color cover - Julie Andrews on Broadway in new musical, "My Fair Lady".

England tests underground fire fighting method... tunnels of bubbles. Clifton Daniel, son-in-law-to-be for Harry Truman. Rhonda Bell Martin in Alabama killed three of her husbands, her mother, and three of her children with arsenic since 1937. Chimpanzee "Mike" escapes and roams New York for 10 hours before caught again. Gas bill lobby's tangled trail. Plots full of poison. Marooned passengers photograph their own ordeal as the "Washington Mail" sinks in Gulf of Alaska. Norman Conquest Part 2 of Vol. 1 in Churchill's "History of English-speaking peoples." Famous English battlefields - photo essay. North Phoenix High School Arizona physics teacher Frank Gilleland blindfolds his students for a day, Cameron Mosher, Bill Swanson, David Shoore, Jon Marx, Dean anthony, Ann Mitchell. Art professor Josef Albers teachers optical tricks to his students at Yale. Full page color Life Savers ad, steak and onions dinner, beer and cigarette... and roll of Pep-O-Mint candy. Alec Guinness in three films at the same time. British "Droop Snoot" jet fighter sets world speed record. Old Bones make big stew - Italy's Oreopithecus. Indiana youngsters learn how to handle firearms safely at age 6, Instructor Rod Rankin, kids Johnny Cherela, William Pearson, Rickey Triber, Connel Pruitt, Ralph Thomason. Back cover Coca-Cola ad with boy in crew cut surrounded by bubbles. Full page color Imperial Hiram Walker whiskey ad with Tony Thompson, who captures live marine animals.
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Life 
                    Magazine April 2, 1956Life Magazine April 2, 1956 : Color cover : The teen age telephone tie up.

Pierre Poujade and Yvette Poujade lead a French taxpayer strike. Estes Kefauver democrat wants your vote. US breaks into Antarctica photos by Fritz Goro - John Condit. Al Asnis photographs Max Urkowitz being ignored by New Yorkers while lying injured in the snow. Full page color Movie Alexander the Great ad with Richard Burton and Claire Bloom. Skillful indoor flower arrangement colorful photos and illustrations. Luis Estevez fashion designer specialized in necklines. Full page color Kodak ad with kittens. The Birth of Britain - Part III - by Winston Churchill, five pages of great color illustrations of medieval life from the Bibliotheque Royal museum in Brussels. Two page full color Studebaker ad. University of San Francisco Don basketball team plays in Evanston - Carl Boldt, Gene Brown, Bill Russell, KC Jones, Harold Perry and Phil Woolpert. Fred Allen - obituary, Sue, Sally and Ginny Nyvall use their home phone. Catholic Church revives ancient practices - Monsignor Martin Hellriegel, Rev Ellis Wulfers. Full page color Texaco ad featuring the Texaco man and sky chief gasoline.
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Life Magazine April 
                    9, 1956Life Magazine April 9, 1956 : Color cover : Grace Kelly, education of a princess for a movie and for real.

Cute full page color Jell-O ad with cartoon-style illustration of king and jester. LIFE's photographer Grey Villet wins Photographer of the Year award from National Press Photographers Association. Two page color Fordor Victoria ad in aqua blue. Movie - The Swan. Afghanistan, wild frontier in the cold war - photo essay. Churchill IV - Torture and torment. 4 new damns on Colorado river - Glen Canyon, Flaming Gorge, Curecanti and Navajo. Jimmy Hoffa is a man to contend with. Attlee's daughter has her brain waves measured to help neurologist prove they mirror personality. "Love Machine" tests compatibility. A mural of nails is fundraiser for Westminster Presbyterian Church in Skokie, Illinois. Blinders for chickens provide fowl with peaceful barnyard. Knit bathing suits. Morocco gains independence from France, is new nation. Holden, Washington gets 50 feet of snow and still likes winter. Two page Ripley's Believe it or Not ad for Borg-Warner products. New Soviet jet in London. Marquis de Portago races cars, bobsleds, and steeplechases. blind children in Italy benefit from eye tissue of dead priest. Gregory Peck in "Man in the Gray Flannel Suite." Full page color Heublein ad with Don Ameche and jean Pierre Aumont. Acrobatic alley cats are hit act. An enthronement in Cambodia.
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Life Magazine April 
                    16, 1956Life Magazine April 16, 1956 : Color cover : Berber Girls - a prehistoric way of life.

Rose Marie Reed swimsuit designer and the Starlight - Georgia Poulos, Carol Anders, Terry Moore, marie Hermann, Marcia Valibus. Arab-Israeli war preparation by Egypt - photos by David Douglas Duncan. Carl Walkons takes a great photo of a tornado in Grand Rapids - scientists study tornadoes for advance warning. Ken Venturi plays gold against the pros. Full page color S.O.S. scouring pads ad with illustration by Haines Hall. Raincoats in new colors and styles. Basil Wolverton draws great cartoons with different cars for different driving styles. Epic of Man - Part IV - Man shapes his environment by Lincoln Barnett paintings by Alton S. Tobey. Feature on the Berber tribes and their way of life. Full page color Smith Corona typewrite ad with the lifetime typing partner. The Harder they fall Movie with Humphrey Bogart. Parthenogenetic turkey poult called Olie - born without a turkey father. Francis Willard Hagerty of Boston designs and sell home chair kits with string seats. Harry Hoxsey and cancer book. Kantuta balsa raft sails the pacific with Eduard Ingris and Mirko Gurecky amazing photos. Full page two color Kleenex ad featuring Little Lulu. Lady Bullfighter Bertha Trujillo in Palmira. Glubb tells how our mideast enemies work by General Sir John Bagot Glubb. Mary Pickford gathers 1920s famous people for a party at Pickfair. Full page Ayds weight loss ad with Mrs. Bob cummings.
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Life Magazine 
                    April 23, 1956Life Magazine April 23, 1956 : Color cover - Jayne Mansfield, Broadway's smartest dumb blonde.

Full page color Western electric ad with pastel-colored phones in tulips and pot. Full page color ad for "Gaby" with Leslie Caron and John Kerr. Full page Timex watch ad, waterproof watches on the claws of giant lobster. Young movie actresses wishing for other roles, Valerie French, Felicia Farr, Victoria Shaw. Sensational secret behind Stalin's damnation. Tragic ordeal of Platoon 71 puts Marine training under fire, marines drown during training at Paris Island. Peace at end of bloody week in Holy land. British auto racer is spilled to fiery death. Cartoonist Rowland Emett depicts Monaco pre-wedding mania. Clubfooted boy from Dominican Republic gets new feet and a home in the US. Swimmer Orrin Nordstrom practices in shoes and gloves. French artist Marcel Vertes designs flowery costumes for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers. Church for deaf conducts services in sign language. Scientist Jean Rostand sees the world through frogs and toads. Great full page color Vigoro Plant Food ad with pictures of seed packets. 200th Anniversary of Mozart's birth, a look at world art of his time. How to get free stuff for kids. Glamorous full page color Pepsi ad with stylish woman in herringbone suit. Art cult of the kitchen sink. New technique for collecting blood plasma increases production. Neat 2-page spread color ad of 1956 Oldsmobile 98 DeLuxe Holiday Sedan.
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Life Magazine 
                    April 30, 1956Life Magazine April 30, 1956 : Cover - Mr. And Mrs. Daniel, Margaret Truman marries Clifton Daniel.

Great two page photo of migrating snow geese. ‘Amateurs' and Hypocrisy. Whittaker Chambers Interprets Red's New War For Men's Minds. Those Two Big Weddings. The big week in Monaco, Hollywood's Grace Kelly becomes Princess Gracia Patricia of Monaco. Independence, Missouri hosts Truman-Daniel wedding.Full page color Campbell's ad with big illustration of blooming okra plant. Two page color Hunt's catsup ad has table and setting all in white... one red bottle of catsup. Baseball rookies have their first big league games, Luis Aparicio, Charley Neal, Dorrel Herzog, Frank Robinson, more. Elvis Presley is becoming the new pop singing sensation. Haylift for a horse named Elijah stranded on the Continental Divide, Collegiate Peaks, Colorado. Photo Essay, Spring in lovely Japan,sixteen pages by Eliot Elisofon. Whittaker Chambers interprets the reviling of Stalin. Progress on the DEW line, U.S. spends $400 million on radar network in frozen Arctic. Hypocrisy of Amateurism, Athletes tell how illicit pay-offs destroy the amateur code. TV replaces teacher as monitor of study hall, New London, Wisconsin. Barnard college student Anne Morris is also consultant to Bergdorf Goodman. Students in Hollywood sculpture class mold clay while chico Hamilton jazz quartet plays. The squared egg, new plastic shell is tougher and handier.
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Life Magazine 
                    May 7, 1956Life Magazine May 7, 1956 : Color Cover - Sunbather's lazy Suzan for an Ingenious house.

Multi-exposure sketch shows a brilliant attorney in action - trial of OSS Lieutenant Aldo L. Icardi with artist Mitchell Jamieson and attorney Edward Bennett Williams. Full page two color Packard ad with the Caribbean Convertible and Clipper Hardtop. John Gilbert Graham guilty of blowing up airplane and killing 44 including his wife. Nine Russian sailors ask for asylum and five are kidnapped by the Russians and returned to Russia. Full color Baker's Instant chocolate milk ad. Construction of Colorado's Royal Gorge Bridge - world's highest suspension bridge. Quiz kid Leonard Ross wins $7 0,000 on the big surprise. Jacqueline Cochran campaigns for republics party in her own airplane. Robert McCulloch builds a weekend retreat in Palm Springs - a push button paradise. German Shepherds guard Landstuhl Air Field in Germany. Arizona prisoners test sun tanning chemicals. Two page full color Post Cereals ad with sleeping and dreaming children. 109 pound Johnny Coulon defies all attempts by big men to life him. Pride of Dresden seen anew - art collected by Saxony Dukes is restored to a museum - great painting photographs. Turkey's Ataturk is a US friend by Clarence B. Randall. Full page color Scott-Atwater boat motors ad with lots of great boating photos. MIT emphasizes better training, not more graduates photos by Gjon Mili - Charles Kruger, William H. Orttung, Judith Gorenstein, Pesi N. Dastur, Ronald J Massa. Full page color Old Crow ad featuring Mark Twain's home with Bret Harte. MITs bold plan to get more scientists by James R. Killian Jr. Bert Lahr is Waiting for Godot. John Wayne in The Conqueror movie review. The Wretched lot of the poor foot by Richard Carter. Full page color Borg-Warner transmission ad with quiet mouse. Full page color Modess ad with beautiful woman illustration. Photo - boat in a pool.
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Life Magazine May 14, 
                    1956Life Magazine May 14, 1956 : Color Cover - Gainsborough look in new fashions.

Guy Miller make a New York city in miniature. Full page color Orangeburg ad. Kentucky Derby and John Landy photos of feet. Russian air power vs US air power by Curtis LeMay - great photo gallery of current and future jet planes. Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III marriage photo. What to do about the draft? Lovers and Lollipops movie with Cathy Dunn. Genteel Queen of Crime - Agatha Christie puts her zest for life into murder - profile by Nigel Dennis. Full page color Band-Aid ad. Grand Canyon hidden wonders photos by A. Y. Owen. Leonard F. Stevens - chief nurse at Fort Douglas Station veterans hospital. Nightclub singer Constance Bennett profile. Student Scholarships - Otis Jones, Barbara L. Bader, Carole K. Masutani, John Brink, Claiborne H. Johnson, Margot Hatcher, Donald Davis. Richard King Mellon, profile - photos by Margaret Bourke-White. Norman Flayderman and his collection of 1000 swords. Henry Wallace tells of his political Odyssey. Back page - Camel ad with famous smoking ballplayers.
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Life Magazine May 21, 
                    1956Life Magazine May 21, 1956 : Cover - Trick Towels for the Beach, Joan Burke and Tippi Hedren.

Beginning A New Series Democratic Candidates, No.1: Stuart Symington Leading Dark Horse. Solid Lyndon, Solid!, Senator Lyndon Johnson. Climax of ‘Arts and Skills', final article shows how modern industry and science inspire beauty, great images of architecture, bridges, machinery, rockets. X-ray photos of shells and sand dollar by Pat Cook. Bootstrap milestone, Puerto Rico celebrates 400th new factory. Priest's gift of corneas is a success (see also LIFE April 9, 1956). Full page color Pan American ad with travel vignettes by Norman Rockwell. Siobhan McKenna in "Cradle Song." Two page color General Electric ad for a wall refrigerator-freezer. Boom for U.S. composers, Peter Mennin, Alan hovhaness, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copeland, Roger Sessions, Robert Kurka, Harold Shapero, Leon Kirchner. Welch climbers kidnapped into Red Tibet, Sydney Wignall, John Harrop, Damodar Suwal. First graders a Lake Forest Park elementary in Seattle raise a hen named Biddy. Ava Gardner in "Bhowani Junction." Cute full page color Jell-o ad with illustration of Humpty Dumpty falling for dessert. Big league scouts watch a 17 year old, Jerry Mercer, pitch in Salem, Illinois. Lavish musical at Northwestern University, Elizabeth Stone, Janice Herrud. Big Day for an Old Outfit, New York's Brave 7th Recalls its 150 Years.
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Life 
                    Magazine May 28, 1956Life Magazine May 28, 1956 : Color cover - Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in the "King and I."

Studebacker-Packard company in financial trouble. Full page color ad for Trapeze with Burt Lancaster and Gina Lollobrigida, Tony Curtis. Great photos of people "flying" through landscapes that are really movie backdrops lying on the ground. Sugar Ray drops Bobo Olson, boxing. Frogman Lionel Crabb's dive for Red secrets. 11 nuns killed in puzzling Canadian air crash. 24-mile long Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Russian lively art - photo essay. Otto Krinke and his wife dance through their 70s. Full page color Tastee Freez ad. Art acquired by the Yale classes from '67-'51, photos from an exhibition of work collected by alumni, 7 pages in color. Two page Wheaties breakfast cereal ad with Al Kaline, Willie Mays, Ted Kluszewski, and Mickey Mantle, baseball players. Anne Klein - designer for the young. Paul Engle's memorial sonnets salute the war dead of Iowa. 2-year-old Debbie Donaldson's home zoo in Tarzana, California includes a tarantula, an iguana, an alligator, a boa, more. "Yes Man" robot. Felix Candela designs new church in Mexico City. Smothering garden weeds with black plastic. Nuclear-powered submarine Nautilus.
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Fair (All Very Good, but has small library stamp on chest on cover and more throughout) - $32 buy now
Fair (Generally Very Good, but a few pages have a very thin water mark on margin edge) - $24 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    June 4, 1956Life Magazine June 4, 1956 : Color Cover - Primping in Ancient Sumer.

Driving ape makes people look and laugh. Two page color Samsonite and Greyhound ad with June Allyson. Full page color Stopette ad with woman bathing in waterfall. Military branches argue over funding - Maxwell Taylor, Nathan Twining and Arleigh Burke. Parachutist Leo Valentin dies while jumping from plane. Full page B&W Ethyl ad featuring Road Birds. Mahendra and Queen Ratna Devi young king of Nepal. Housewives speak out about housework - Mrs. Everett Sugarbaker and Mrs. William Clancy Jr. Trapeze movie with Gina Lollobrigida and Burt Landcaster review. Epic of Man - Part V - The coming of civilization - by Lincoln Barnett, paintings by Federico Castellon. Jimmy Hankins and George Davis open their own miniature zoo. Full page color movie The Great Locomotive Chase with Fess Parker and Jeff Hunter. Cincinnati Redlegs base ball team hits lots of homers - Frank Robinson, Ray Jablonski, Ted Kluszewski and Wally Post. Full page color Jell-o ad with wine glasses. Gordon Washburn likes David Blythe and Post Office painting. Collodi citizens honor Pinocchio. Moscow art theater presents classic plays in the US - photos by Edward Clark. Shotgun pollinization - Lee Allen uses his shotgun on his apple trees. Full page color Hired Root beer ad featuring a beach party. Algeria rebellion by Gene Farmer. Back cover full page color Camel ad featuring Sgt. Bilko and Phil Silvers.
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Life Magazine June 
                    11, 1956Life Magazine June 11, 1956 : Cover - photo of Carroll Baker: The Movies' Best New Dramatic Actress.

Full page color Zippo lighter ad with illustration of two kids wrapping present for Father's Day by Dwyer. Panama releases 12 postage stamps of the Popes Pius. Visual spur to wild ideas, Charles H. Clark teaches "brainstorming" to the US Navy. Passages From New Hersey Novel And Photo Trip That Inspired It . What To Do For Your Aching Back. A Mighty Celebration, Buddha's 2,500th anniversary. Pictorial Essay-The story of the mighty Yangtze River, by Dmitri Kessel. Audubon Park Zoo in New Orleans fledges two Whooping Crane chicks. TransCanada pipeline debate, illustrations by Jacob Landau. Well, okay..... full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with drink and roses against a model of a submarine. Full page color Jell-O ad with cartoony illustration of the three little kittens at the table. Harriman's sharp handlers, Averell Harriman. Beauty in backlots, California fashion. Wake Forest College moves 110 miles to new $19 million campus. Gene Kelly's film "Invitation to the Dance" is done completely without dialog, risky for M-G-M Studio. Full page Wheaties ad with Nation Golf Open winner Cary Middlecoff. The Julian Tilton's floating trailer in Balboa Bay, California. Baylor University students perform experimental version of Hamlet, Burgess Meredith, Paul Baker. Full page color ad for "Bhowani Junction" with Ava Gardner and Stewart Granger. Full page color Smirnoff vodka ad with mime Marcel Marceau. Satchmo is a smash on Africa's Gold Coast. Segregated Negroes introduce bus stop protest into another city, Tallahassee.
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Life Magazine June 
                    18, 1956Life Magazine June 18, 1956 : Cover - Tilting Horizon at Start of Roll, U.S. Air Force Captain Hill Clarke, Jr. over Arizona.

Special Issue: Air Age, Man's New Way of Life in World Shaped by Conquest of Skies. Color Photo Essay: Man's High New Realm, Howard Sochurek. Civilian America Has A Busy Day in the Air, 24 hours of travel. Many, many great airplane photos in color. Editorial: Science, sickness and character. Safety Smash, crash test dummies on planes. The Frontier of Aviation, Edwards Air Force Base, test pilots Frank Everest, Charles Yeager, William M. Smith, plane designer R. G. Lapp. Two page color Chevrolet ad with film set illustration by Briggs, teal and white Chevrolet Bel-Air Convertible. Eisenhower has intestinal surgery. Airports Around the World-paintings by Edward Reep. Families Go Flying. Odd Shapes for Tomorrow. Two page color ad for "Trapeze" with Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida. The Handy Helicopter. Artist views of life of the airports, ten pages of drawings and watercolors of worldwide air experiences by Edward Reep. Captain of the Ocean Air, Portlock Wilson and his crew at Pan American. The Growing Air America. Portrait of U.S. Military Aviation, color fold-out. The Indispensable Engineer. Research Plunges into the Future. A Single Moment of Transatlantic Traffic, map. Full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with illustration by Douglas Crockwell. Airman Without Weight, full page photo. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with two children on back cover.
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                    25, 1956Life Magazine June 25, 1956 : Cover- New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle.

Switch-hitting home run slugger, takes left-handed batting stance, full color photo. Fun two page photo of Ed Sullivan sitting among 97 of the 132 cakes sent to him to mark his 8th television anniversary. Tito as a Soviet hero. A proud day for a dying mother: she sees movie of her son, Dick Shafer, graduating No.1 at Annapolis. Middlecoff steadies out the pressure and emerges as the U.S. Open Golf Champion. New York commuters walk across the Brooklyn Bridge during subway strike. Foolhardy men on a raft meet tragedy in the rapids of Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, Bob Mann, Hans Zurfluh, Ken Moore. Photo essay by Ernst Haas, Mirror of Venice, ten pages in color. Two page color S&H Green Stamps ad with four smart women. Photo essay- A Prodigy of Power, Mickey Mantle, full page black and white photo, 8 page story. Is Texas' Lyndon Johnson a kingmaker or a dark horse? John L.Lewis dedicates another hospital for miners in West Virginia. Fashion- shoes with changeable heels. John Huston makes movie, “Moby Dick”, dramatic color photos from film. Full page color ad for "Stopette" deodorant with photo of woman skinny dipping in tidal pool. Fiddlestraws new toy for kids by Charles Luchsinger. Sequel- Bridie Murphy search ends at last, the "real" woman found. Two page ad for white Fords' Lincoln Continental Mark II.
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Life Magazine July 
                    2, 1956Life Magazine July 2, 1956 : Cover - Stephanie Griffin displays the beauty which, together with acting techniques she is learning, is helping her to success.

Full page color De Beers ad with romantic photo of couple in a meadow by Irving Penn. Cute two page color Heinz Pickles ad with seven smiling clowns. Full page color cartoon "Li'l Abner goes to the movies to see 'That Certain Feeling'", Bob Hope and Al Capp both appear in the strip in photo form. Cowboy play popular again, Mike Lawrence, Robert Gross in New Jersey, Jimmie Eichberg. Leroy Kennedy, Charlie Wallace and George Sobel shoot it out at Red Rocks in Denver, more kids in Dallas, Detroit, Chicago, Massachusetts. Western films and gunfighters inspire kids' play, Kirk Douglas, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Ford, Burt Lancaster, Hugh O'Brien, Rod Redwing. Khrushchev produces a big coo for a baby, Shankar Pillai, and a big send off for Tito. Full page color Pepsi ad with illustration of beachgoers by Bowles. Photo essay - The Historic Adams Papers, color photos of letters and characters from history. Althea Gibson's odyssey, from Harlem to Wimbledon, tennis. Grace Li finally arrives from China to rejoin her husband. Speaking of Pictures, cartoon chronicle of the growth of Uncle Sam. Cute full page color ad for Kellog's Corn Flakes with young boy in corn field. Kids' beach fashions. Nice full page ad Budweiser Beer, group at fireworks display.
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Life Magazine July 
                    9, 1956Life Magazine July 9, 1956 : Cover - Beatrice Lodge.

Daughter of U.S. Ambassador John Davis Lodge, tries on the traditional, gaily beribboned cape of Spanish medical students, who came to serenade her. Nice two-page color photo of underside of Britannia glacier in Greenland. US men's Olympic trials in Los Angeles, Greg Bell, John Bennett, Charles Dumas, Glenn Davis, Eddie Southern, Tom Courtney, many more. US students visit French school they have had as pen pals for ten years, Germantown Friends School of Philadelphia and Falaise, Normandy. Governors' conference in Atlantic City. Photo essay - Babies in the summer, young wild animals, bobcats, raccoons, porcupine, deer mice, deer, foxes. Photo essay- Harry Jackson, a young painter striving to find himself. Divided South searches its soul: Robert Penn Warren records the turmoil over integration. Full page color Smirnoff vodka ad, glass on sand with camel and pyramids in the distance. A close look at the Russian air force. Two page Wheaties ad, one color page of a "Wheaties split," the other of All-Star player Stan Musial. The eye of a shadow, full page black and whit photo. Interesting full page color White Horse whiskey showing man on white horse. Wide bouffant hairdos. Nice two page color ad for Scot Tissue, mother and baby.
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                    Magazine July 16, 1956Life Magazine July 16, 1956 : Color cover - Gary Cooper and Tony Perkins (Gary's movie son).

Full page ad for "High Society" with Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra. Cute full page color Texaco ad with Dalmation puppies in a sprinkler. Triggered photos of mice outsmarting traps. Simultaneous crash of two airliners in Grand Canyon. King Brothers' circus show goes bankrupt. Steel strike causes shortages and unfinished projects. Duke of Windsor's garden - ten page photo essay in color. Fundraiser for Actors' Orphanage brings out stars' other talents, Sir Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Tyrone Power. Joe Gordon bravely takes his twin babies alone for the weekend. London fashions shown in Russia. Nice full page color General Motors/body by fisher ad with red and white sedan in front of purple azalea garden. Midget gasoline engines for flying toys, Stanley McDonald tests the "flying platform". Denver Art Museum Otto Karl Bach's favorite work of art, northwest coast native wall carving. Marilyn Monroe marries Arthur Miller. Two page color Ford ad with five models in bright colors from lime green to pink.
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                    July 23, 1956Life Magazine July 23, 1956 : Cover - In the smoke of battle American and Mexican cavalry meet.

Headlong charge: a sketch from the memoirs of an American soldier, Samuel Chamberlain, who fought in the Mexican War, 15-plus pages. Photos of sand castles and sand sculptures on the beach at Rimini, Italy. G.O.P. smiles widen with Ike's decision. Anguish of Morris and Beatrice Weinberger whose one month old baby was kidnapped. Earthquake in the Aegean. Whooping crane chick hatched in New Orleans dies (see also June 11). Reporter James Shepley is not impressed on his first visit to Moscow. Professor H. W. Baker of England devises way to cut one of the copper Dead Sea Scrolls to reveal its contents. New deal for comeback of California fur seals. 5,000 Girl Scouts rough it on the first national Roundup at a " primitive encampment" at Michigan's Highland State Recreation Area, near Detroit. Photo essay- Everybody gets in the acting: five amateur productions of the same play in five cities. Full page color Friskies dog food ad with kids putting St. Bernard in a pool illustration by Douglas Crockwell. Fight over William Zorach's sculpture intended for a Texas bank and then rejected. Fraternity of Valor: Britain honors holders of 100-year-old Victoria Cross. Black and white photos- castles in the sand. Cute two page color Hamm's Beer ad with Bear on skis, images of beer can and glass in snowy scene by Carl Paulson. Full page Sealtest ice cream ad.
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Life Magazine July 
                    30, 1956Life Magazine July 30, 1956 : Cover - Pier Angeli's doe eyes and elfin features are captured in Phillipe Halsman's portrait of the young Italian actress.

Color images from Evaporograph camera which sees infrared heat. The Big Top bows out forever as Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey folds its tents for the last time, photos of some of the acts which made it great including the Wallenda family. Photo across two pages of the 71 entrants in the "Miss Universe" contest. Marines on Trial: Sergeant McKeon and the Corps go on trial at Paris Island. The Eisenhower program: how it fairs. Passion play on the steps of Notre Dame Cathedral. German zoologist Heinz Heck brings back the tarpon by "reverse evolution." Part II of Samuel Chamberlain's epic Mexican war memoir. Photo essay- The beautiful flowering of Emporia, Kansas, flourishing garden hobby, Mrs. Sylvester Kufahl, Mrs. Claude Busey, Mrs. Oscar Bales, Mrs. Clarence Chiddix, Fleur de Lis Circle, many more. Baseball's midseason madness, Adcock and Gomez tiff, Braves and Giants. Cute full page color Johnson & Johnson baby oil ad with illustration of babies on a cruise. Extraordinary two page color milk ad, huge glass of milk in front of image of orchids. Full page yellow and white Oldsmobile "88" Holiday Sedan ad.
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Life Magazine August 
                    6, 1956Life Magazine August 6, 1956 : Cover - In the dawn off Nantucket survivors from the heavily listing " Andrea Doria" are rowed to safety.

Stassen stumbles badly in his stop-Nixon move. Photo essay - Russians bear down for the Olympics. Giacomo Manzu's classic style makes him one of Italy's best contemporary artists. Nice Texaco full page ad. Full page Pepsi ad couple roasting hotdogs. Nice AC oil filter ad, train passing through tunnel. Cute full page Ipana tooth paste ad with gap-toothed freckle-faced boy with baseball bat. Amazing two page photo of researcher A. F. Lewis patting a whale off James Ross Island near Antarctica. Great feature article on the Andrea Doria shipwreck and rescue, includes Ruth Roman, Mayo and Mrs. Dilworth, Linda Morgan, nuns, France Cafiero, Captain Piero Calamai, Captain Gunnar Nordenson of the Stockholm, Filomena and Tullio di Sandro, Mrs. George Dooner, diver Joseph Fox, much more - great photos. Oil pipe-line in Alberta, Canada. Mystery monster washed ashore in Alaska, photo with Loren Horn, probably a Baird's whale. Stassen's stumble. Italian actress Giulietta Masina. The storks of Alsace, France, Alphonse Kreyer. Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with art by Levering, weiner roast. Fisherman's Church of St. Nicholas, Hastings, England. Part 3 of "My Confession", a soldier - artist's Mexican WAr memoirs, by Samuel E. Chamberlain. Opera, The Ballard of Baby Doe, Colorado Leadville story. Nuns at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. Photo of a stack of retired trolley cars.
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Life Magazine August 
                    13, 1956Life Magazine August 13, 1956 : Cover - In front of Schloss Nymphenburg, outside Munich, Christa Vogel wears dirndl designed by Bessie Becker of Munich.

Full page color Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder ad with babies frolicking on the dock. Divers Peter Gimbel and Joseph Fox take first underwater photos of sunken liner Andrea Doria. Full page color Campbell's soup at with nice painting of fresh celery stalk. Nineteen mostly amateur climbers summit Mount Hood, but one is killed in the descent. Wheaties ad with football's Lou "the toe" Groza. Stevenson sews it up as Democrats prepare for convention. Specter of polio stalks Chicago. Egypt's Suez seizure arouses the West. Photo essay - Mecca for fun and summers: Blackpool holiday for Britons. Photo essay - The pony gallops into U.S. popularity. The man who helped the sergeant : Emile Zola Berman's plea for McKeon. Schmaltz is in style, German and Austrian influence on fashion. Carin Cone is best U.S. swimming bet for Olympic backstroke. A gathering of his combo in memory of Glenn Miller, Canon Park Combo in Denver. Portrait painting business is booming, Lloyd Embry. Glamorous full page color Cadillac ad, couple in evening wear with pink car at Neiman-Marcus. Good Head for Machinery, black and white full page photo. Full page Schweppes color ad. Really cute full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with illustration of boys, dog and dad in fishing boat. Wackiest team in baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Life Magazine August 
                    20, 1956Life Magazine August 20, 1956 : Cover - Audrey Hepburn plays Natasha in Tolstoy's "War and Peace" - feature inside.

Letters and photos pertaining to the late Jumbo, elephant from Barnum's circus (see LIFE July 30, 1956). Full page color Orlon luxury jersey fabric ad with two ladies blouses. Unusual three page Westinghouse ad for washer and dryer combination. Two page photo of startling flock of starlings on the girders of the new Westminster Hall in Sydney, Australia. Muffled drum roll for the Grand Army - the death of the last Union soldier, Albert Woolson, and an era (lots of photos, summary article). Harry Truman raises a preconvention hubbub. Suez Canal, setting for an international Showdown, includes art by A. Leydenfrost. Colorful and cheerful two page Sears ad with six different outfits for young folk. Aerial photo of the devastation caused by six military trucks loaded with TNT blowing up in Cali, Colombia. Small piece on death of elephant Babe, Paul Kelly Animal farm in Indiana. Beekeeper's market, includes photo of Gerrit Norsselman smoking through his hood. Photo essay - Delights for delegates, Republican convention in San Francisco, California. Photo essay - The camera eye vs. Dr. Frederic Cook, this is about controversy for climb of Mt. McKinley, major article. Why ministers are breaking down. Yogi Iyengar (teacher of Yehudi Menuhin) teaches yoga to society. Curious story about golfing at the Deepdale club in North Hills, New York, Michael Grace. An inclination to the dance, black and white full page photo. Full page family on pier Ansco film ad. Nice mountain cabin by lake Early times Whiskey ad.
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Life Magazine August 
                    27, 1956Life Magazine August 27, 1956 : Color cover - Adlai Stevenson and Mrs. Roosevelt. Democratic convention, 16 pages.

Full page Ethyl Corporation ad from the Road birds series. Lawrence Faeth at Winchester-Western ballistics lab takes photos of moving bullet head on. Cute photo of little Donna Marie Kroll investigating the 18th hole at Tam O'Shanter golf club after her father won tournament. Great photos of cliff swallow nests at Cory Bodeman's farm in Deerfield, Wisconsin. Two page color Budweiser ad (center spread) of donkey and elephant in easy chairs, toasting each other with mugs of beer. Impact of Elvis Presley, concerts, mimics, critics, antics. The weather IS changing. Suez conference. Harness racing revolution. Ex-US Treasurer starts whistling contest in Richland, Kansas, Billy Ray Wilson, Terry Hooper, Denny Sowers, Marilyn Montfoort. Vintage fashions for women. Skindivers go for lake loot Lake Winnipesaucke (funny photo of many flippers in the air as dive begins). Full page color DeBeers diamond ad with painting by Pierre Ino. Two-way radio in a GI hat. Tragic end for artist Jackson Pollock. Marilyn Monroe in "Bus Stop". A crowd of rock climbers shimmy up Devil's Tower. Dublin horse show.
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                    September 3, 1956Life Magazine September 3, 1956 : Cover - Painting by Robert Riggs of a young Negro girl sold at slave auction in 1780's.

Beginning in this issue - Segregation. Part I, How the Negro Came to Slavery in America, many color photos and paintings, including foldout of slaves captured in West Africa. Photographer Wallace Litwin records hatching of an ostrich chick at reserve in Florida. Republican convention, 14 pages. LaMarca kidnapper of Weinberger infant is captured.Two page color General electric portable television ad, it's teal and white and looks like an iMac! Cataract surgery and a plastic lens for a cocker spaniel. Full page color Friskies dog food ad with painting by Douglass Crockwell of kids looking at beagle puppies in pet shop window. Newspaperman Louis B. Seltzer tells of his boyhood. Skirt hemline upheaval, just a little. Lew Hoad's bid for a rare grand slam in tennis. Novice water skiers at Camp Strongheart in Wisconsin, Bill Strauss, John Stein, David Stori, Philip Wise Jr. Full page Vitalis Hair Tonic ad, avoid "musk-ox hair".
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                    September 10, 1956Life Magazine September 10, 1956 : Cover - Irish actress Siobhan McKenna appears in title role of Shaw's " St. Joan".

Photo essay - "The Background of Segregation" Part II, Includes article "The Lineage of a Negro Family" about the Faulkner family of Chicago. Photographer Gene Smith learns about the range of his lenses by photographing hundreds of words on sticks written by his children. Peak year for big jobs, St. Lawrence Power Project, Snake River project, more. Third wedding for Gloria Vanderbilt. John Kasper of New Jersey stirs up trouble at school trying to integrate in Tennessee. Photo essay - An eminent company of amateur naturalists adds to man's store of knowledge, Margaret Morse Nice, len Howard, Hon. Miriam Rothschild, Baron Charles de Worms, Richard Meinertzhagen, Joseph Wharton Lippincott, many more. Short shorts become a permanent part of the U.S. scene. Backless dress styles. Milwaukee's baseball pitcher lew Burdette accused of throwing spitballs. Sculptor Ruth Vodicka is a welder to help pay for her craft. Movie, "The Best Things in Life Are Free" with music of De Sylva, Brown, and Henderson. Fat soldiers. Elevator on the outside of the El Cortez Hotel in San Diego. A three- time beauty queen, Dawn Marie Hebert, has festive wedding in New Orleans. Nice full page ad for America's Independent Electric Companies. Full page 1957 General Electric Filter-Flo Washer ad.
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                    September 17, 1956Life Magazine September 17, 1956 : Cover - Salvaged suitcase from Andrea Doria.

Halting and Fitful battle for integration - Clinton Tennessee high school - great and terrible photos. Egypt battles over control of the Suez canal. Divers explore the Sunken Andrea Doria by Kenneth MacLeish great early underwater photos. New Mexico prospectors rush to find Uranium - Bokum's men. Full page B&W ad Lockheed Aircraft Corp ad featuring H. V. Kaltenborn. Rudolf Serkin and Alexander Schneider give music seminar at Marlboro School of Music. Captain Arthur Willington Grigson pilots boats through the Suez canal. Full page color Tastee-Freez ad featuring personality dolls. Paris clubs show off the Striptease - Rita Renoir. The Background of Segregation Part III - The voices of the white south - James Polhill, Walter Templin, Kenneth Cass, Marshall Joyner, William McCamy Sr. Full page color Kellog's Corn Flakes ad featuring a police captain. Diaper speed contest winners Patricia Wong, Barbara Sun, Dee Volk. New treatment for Heart injury by Dr. Wolf Elkan. The Bad Seed movie with Rhonda Penmark. Full page color Pan American ad with the Swiss Guard. National League battle between Redlegs and Braves great baseball photos with Hank Aaron. Ancient Athens shopping center Stoa is rebuilt and restored by Dr. Homer A. Thompson. Tom Wolfe's surge to greatness - Part I. Chief Justice Earl Warren takes a tour of India.
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Life Magazine September 24, 1956Life Magazine September 24, 1956 : Cover - Janet Blair appears on television as Comedian Sid Ceasar's new wife.

Scientists at Westinghouse creating artificial lighting without bulbs, uses phosphor powder between glass. Full page Lifebouy soap ad with offer for Mickey Mantle's Batting Secrets book free. The eyes of earth are trained on Mars as the planet comes nearer. Boris Artzybasheff creates a fanciful illustration of life on Mars. Full page color Arrow shirts ad, a woman's most important accessory is a well-dressed man. Phil Interlandi draws medical cartoons. Photo essay - "Background for Segregation," Part iv. Restraints on life, both open and hidden. Photo essay - Fraternity rushing: University of Illinois . Delirium over dead star, Jimmy Dean, A blind dog gets seeing eyes. The far-flung MacLeod clan meets in Scottish castle. Airy Attire in the Arctic. Romper Room goes on live in 43 cities. Full page Jarman shoes ad. Underwood portable typewriter full page ad. TV girls, Janet blair, Lita Milan, Nancy Hadley, May Wynn, Sandra Rehn, more. Cute article and photos about one dog leading a blind dog around to guide him, Smokey and Skippy and Mrs. Frances Poss.
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Life Magazine October 
                    1, 1956Life Magazine October 1, 1956 : Cover - Egyptian Artist. Full page B&W Phillip's Toothpaste ad.

Full page color Seven-Up ad with boy working on his car. Full page Color Diamonds are Forever - Debeers - featuring Lyra constellation. Eisenhower campaigns in Des Moines. Egypt's Nasser seizes the Suez canal and what to do about it. Kentucky towns halt integration - principal H'earl Evan and Principal Irene Powell throws Negroes out of their school. 30th Miss America contest and great girls in gown sitting photo. Lust for Life - movie with Kirk Douglas about Vincent Van Gogh. Full page color Kodak ad featuring bird hunter and his dog. Colin Wilson becomes an overnight success his book The Outsider. Epic of Man Part VI - The oldest nation - Egypt by Lincoln Barnett with Paintings by Xavier Gonzales. German TV tower in Stuttgart turns into tourist attraction. A long line of Texans - Mary Betts greets a sixth generation. Full page Color Wheaties ad featuring young boy dreaming of baseball. Full page color Jell-o ad featuring the cow jumping over the moon. Brooklyn Dodger Sal Maglie profile by Marshall Smith. Shippingport PA has a new nuclear power plant - photos by Yale Joel. Billy Graham argues against segregation - bible forbids it. Full page color Zippo lighter ad featuring man and woman. Full page color DuPont Nylon ad with woman in a fed dress. Mrs. Richard S. McCreery opens the San Francisco opera season. Photo headless soccer player. Full page color Old Crow ad with Gen. John Hunt Morgan.
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Life Magazine October 
                    8, 1956Life Magazine October 8, 1956 : Cover - The Grand Masters who lead Freemasonry in the U.S. pose in Alexandria, Virginia.

Nicaragua's dictator, "Tacho" Somoza assassinated. In Pilgrimage to Indiana, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Harold Macmillan, visits town his mother came from. Photo essay - Busy brotherly world of Freemasonry. Photo essay - The happy plight of unusual height. A 12-year-old prodigy, Fred Safier, enters Harvard. Better than A-power. Cambells' tomato soup full page ad. Full page French's parakeet treat , young girl and parakeet.
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                    October 15, 1956Life Magazine October 15, 1956 : Color cover - Liz Taylor in movie "Giant" - sexy outfit and pose!

Nicely dated full page color Cashmere Bouquet Cosmetics ad for bright red inner glow lipstick. Humorous full page Typewriter ad with staff writer Ed Wallace and the Royal portable. Fun and charming group of photos of sixteen fathers and sixteen sons, Chip off the block contest, match them yourself. Full page color Miss Clairol hair color ad with nice photo of apple bobbing. Yummy full page color Brach's chocolate stars ad. The Yankees and the other baseball stadium, Ebbets field. Photo of the fiery crash of an Avro Vulcan jet bomber plane. Legal drama after the sinking of the Andrea Doria. Nice full page blue Trek anti-freeze ad with lady ice skater. What drugs (reserpine and chlorpromazine) do for mentally sick - two actual cases in photos, Anne Sheehan and Helen Miller (fictitious names). Ireland unveils statue of John Baryy - father of U.S. Navy. Lovely two page color Ford Fairlane 500 ad with blue, white and yellow car. Siobhan McKenna visits Ireland - photo essay. Singer Roberta Sherwood. Great full page color Mobilgas ad with oil can on skis going off ski jump. Benjamin Fairless' rise from poverty to summit of industry, United States Steel Corporation. Eerie model of a satellite goes on display in New York. Chapel of the Holy Cross in Arizona. Asian pheasants - brilliantly feathered birds in color. De luxe dog houses. Biddles, real and make-believe. Children's party clothes as inspired by "My Fair Lady." Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Sergeant Bilko.
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                    October 22, 1956Life Magazine October 22, 1956 : Cover - A new study of the nude by a famous French art scholar, Ingres.

Full page color Sealtest ad for Candied Apple flavored ice cream. Full page Walker's DeLuxe bourbon ad with Ralph Bellamy. Great full page J.P. Stevens & Co., men's clothing ad with surveyor and little boy. The upsidedown view at Miyazu Bay, Japan. The passing of Charles Merrill, of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Beane. Armed men take 92 children and 3 teachers captive in Terrazzano, Italy. Neat two page color NBC Color Television ad with Mary Martin and part of her wardrobe. International hide-and-seek results as Russian tries to take U.S.-born daughter to U.S.S.R., Tatiana Chwastov. Photo essay - Tranquilizing drugs open new avenues into sick minds. Colorado's Governor, Ed Johnson, plays a bit part for western movie, Night passage, with Jimmy Stewart - he is pictured as a railroad telegrapher in Las Animas Canyon. A global frolic on film, "Around the World in Eighty Days". University of Pennsylvania finally gets a football win. Full page Travelers insurance ad with John and Norma Morrill. Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his movie "The Silent World." Colorful Libby's canned fruit full page ad. Amazing 2 page center fold full color 1957 Lincoln Premiere four door Landau car ad in yellow. Mrs. Rosemary Horne, jet pilot wife, learns how to fly a jet. Cool Polaroid land camera ad with really neat football scene. Mental illness, use of tranquilizers (related to article in LIFE Oct 15, 1956). Yankees baseball pitcher has the perfect game, Don Larsen. Benjamin Fairless, part 2. Funny photo of Dorothy Lamour kicking a football and losing her shoe.
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                    October 29, 1956Life Magazine October 29, 1956 : Two different covers were printed for this issue, content appears to be the same..
COVER 1. Plane crash rescue at sea.
COVER 2. Anne Boleyn.

Sir Winston Churchill writes of King Henry VIII and his romantic misadventures - Volume 2 of "History of the English-speaking peoples.". Pacific plane crash of Pan American flight 943 of "Sovereign of the Skies", the last five hours and an unbelievable rescue at sea, including photos of Hiroshi Shiga, Jane and Richard Gordon and twins, with text about pilot Richard W. Ogg, stewardesses Mary Ellen Daniel, purser Patricia Reynolds, and Katherine Araki. . Texas and football, with photos of Martin Adams and wife, Robert E. Lee High School of Baytown, drill team, Jim Swink. Mask makers show how to be very very scary at Halloween, with Sandra Person. MIT uses a masticating machine for testing tenderness. Progress on a better polio vaccine with Dr. Hilary Koprowski, Dr. Andrew Hunt Jr., nurse Ruth Lorenzo. Swaps, a real thoroughbred, tries to pull through as his fractured leg is given elaborate medical care. Close-up : William J. Brennan Jr, Supreme Court judge. Big day for the Camargo Hunt, Cincinnati socialites. Neat 3 page ad about setting automobile performance records at Salt Flat with 1957 Fords, John Bodine, Danny O'Brien, Danny Eames, Chuck Stevenson. Neat story about Lorraine Rogers, actress. Awesome two page full color Pan American airline ad with Hawaiian outrigger boat by Norman Rockwell! Audition process for movie "Saint Joan." Nice photo of Garry Washington and William Rainey plastering a ceiling while standing on stilts.
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Here is a quote from the July 1988 issue of LIFE magazine that describes the Oct. 29, 1956 cover change :
"The last-minute plane rescue was substituted for Anne Boleyn (second wife of England's King Henry VIII) on most covers. But to meet distribution schedules to distant areas - the magazine was shipped by train at that time - more than a million of the original covers were circulated." - ED

 

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                    November 5, 1956Life Magazine November 5, 1956 : Color cover - Eisenhower in Minneapolis.

Neat two page color Goodyear tires ad with New Rochelle, New York Police safety car. A humorous bunch of posed pictures of Kathy Marlowe, more outlandish photos than anyone else. Oh-mi-gosh wonderful two page color Plymouth ad with Fury 310 car in maroon. Two page 1957 Dodge ad with Swept wing Custom Royal Lancer in red and white. Two page color 1957 De Soto car ad with red and white Flight Sweep styling. Two more red and white car ads, that must have been the IN color. Full page color CIT Plan Courtesy - Integrity - Thrift ad featuring Custer State Park in the Black Hills. Poland's fight for freedom. Two page color Rambler ad with red and white car. Presidential campaign, includes Adlai Stevenson, Estes Kefauver, Richard Nixon, President Eisenhower. Harry Jobson gives his wife a billboard for their wedding anniversary. Crisis in the Satellites. U.S. Army missile leaps 3,000 miles. Houghton Sawyer drains Sadawga lake in Vermont. Incident 406 in Israeli-Arab war. Good Queen Bess by Winston Churchill Part 2 of Vol. 2 of History of English-speaking peoples. England gets atomic power, this is the first full scale commercial atomic power plant in the world. Huge pants - like shalwar, and other odd trousers. Portable radar antenna blows up like a balloon. Oklahoma's Charles Burnham "Bud" Wilkinson, football coach. Ernst Barlach, sculptor. Very nice full page Trek anti-freeze ad with lovely art of woman skier jumping.
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                    November 12, 1956Life Magazine November 12, 1956 : Cover - Rosalind Russell as Auntie Mame in Broadway's Red-Hot Hit.

Great full page color Pan American airline ad with Pilot John Mattis as painted by Norman Rockwell. Two page color Mercury ad with fancy Montclair in orange, white and gold. Two page color Italian cruise line ad with one page that is nice framable art of five ships, Cristofor Colombo, Giulio Cesare, Augustus, Vulcania, and Saturnia. Princess Margaret's African Mission. Horrible photos of Budapest secret police being shot to death while they try to surrender, more on violence in Hungary, search for freedom. A fast-rising school girl : Chicago's 12-year-old Susie Heinkel hosts own television show. The Suez conflict, Egypt, Israel. Close-up: A first lady minister, Margaret Towner, in robes of a new role. Interesting 1/4 page photo of Elvis Presley with Natalie Wood, he's looking a bit dissipated. Tennessee family, the Majorses, has a potential All-American. Sure footed scholar, Elaine Scheer of Garberville, California. Curious use for old cars as erosion and flood control near Topeka, Kansas. Fred Allen and Vaudeville. Full page Budweiser ad. The Swept-Wing 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer 4-door sedan in shades of blue. Barber Tony Karay of Whitewater, Wisconsin and the flattop haircut. Nice full page color Friskies dog food ad with white boxer dog and baby, art by Douglass Crockwell. A new army device for digging a really fast foxhole. Animal visitors help children in hospital, University of Michigan's hospital at Ann Arbor. The Majors family and football in Tennessee. Winston churchill's History of the English-Speaking Peoples, The New World, part 3. Cute full page photo of Elaine Scheer holding a book with her feet. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Herman Kitchen, film cameraman.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 19, 1956Life Magazine November 19, 1956 : Cover - Egyptian wounded in battle for Mideast.

Handsome two page color Pontiac ad with red and white Star Chief four door sedan. Very neat full page color Havoline motor oil with pilot ejecting from Navy plane, parachute and ejector seat included. Neat full page color IBM electric typewriter ad with six different colors of machine. Country music photo essay. Revere Ware pots and pans color ad - I still use some of these in my kitchen! British and French troops parachute into the Suez, includes great photo of ship partly sunk in the canal. - they are calling this Eden's war. Curse of Cromwell by Winston Churchill, History of the English Speaking peoples, volume 2, part 4.. Wes Santee fastest miler in the US - sports controversy. Rioters rage at rape of Hungary. Another coal mine disaster in Springhill, Nova Scotia, photos include Alvin Taylor, Mrs. William Light. Celebration for Seretse Khama of Bechuanaland. A photo essay on views from the road, includes a curious photo of silver-paint-covered painters on a bridge in Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania, and a nice photo of the Mackinac Straits bridge in Michigan under construction. Triple-decker doghouse for Afghans. Bristlecone pine trees in California. Tennessee beats Georgia Tech in football. Master Cartoonist Herblock. Runner Wes Santee and throwing races. The Russians build a better parachute with a hold in it, color photo of Jacques Istel. Morton Lewis and Malcolm Ross in a perilous balloon ascent to 76,000 feet. Charming photo of Michael Hall feeding a baby squirrel named Wiswall with a bottle, Ithaca, New York.
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Life Magazine 
                    November 26, 1956Life Magazine November 26, 1956 : Cover - Comeback for Ingrid Bergman in " Anastasia".

Full page Vitalis hair tonic ad with famous football player Doak Walker. Eight page Quality Goods Manufacturers Association ad with large number and variety of toys big and small, each with photo, description and price. The continuing conflict in Hungary, lots of photos of tanks and much more And, more on the conflict in Suez, Egypt. Neat aerial photo of crash of B-36 bomber near Denver, Colorado. Full page color Philip Morris ad for the oddly named Spud cigarettes. Iroquois rebury ancient bones to soothe disturbed ancestral spirits near Toronto, Canada, Chief Big Knife. Bronze statue for Justice Louis Brandeis. Photo essays - Egypt's eras of splendor. The US Marine Corps sends home families from Japan, photos include Kathryn Taylor, Bonnie Eaton, Sue Noack, Jean and Hank Fernandes. Photo essay: The far-off side of the Olympics. Candid look at British royal children. Latest Quest of a busy educator, Nathan Marsh Pusey. Charlie the mule owned by Mrs. Libby Swift is quite a jumper, Hunter Trials. The cartoon Eloise is now on TV, portrayed by Evelyn Rudie. Science road show, includes photos from Simla, Colorado, Wilfred Miller, wheel that rolls uphill, Norma Barnhill, and much more. Brothers Mike and Marlin McKeever, twins and football players. Chiffon fashions for the evening. Nice full page color Acme cowboy boot ad with Santa. Poland's New Chief Gomulka. Cake sheds a tier, photo from the wedding of Anne and Frederick Warder Jr. Colorful I.W. Harper Kentucky Bourbon full page ad.
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Life Magazine December 
                    3, 1956Life Magazine December 3, 1956 : Color cover - Flag at Half-mast over "Arizona" in Hawaii.

Beginning in this issue, Walter Lord's "Day of Infamy, the human drama of Pearl Harbor." Wowwy - sexy full page color Lady Ronson electric shaver ad with woman and in blue and diamante and polar bear hide. Curious full page color Bell Telephone ad for giving a plain old telephone as a gift. Thousands of Hungarians leave their country. Shaky cease-fire in Egypt. Neat photos of a porpoise giving birth underwater. Full page color Dodge ad with red and white swept wing Royal Lancer two-door car and Air Force jet FU-068 plane # 31068. Photos from the blizzard in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York. Montanan moves his herd 60 stormy miles - photo essay, Louise and Sumner Gerard, cattle drive, Riby Range, Virginia City, more. What drives Olympic stars, art by Willard Mullin, includes Charles Dumas, Jim Lea, Gelnn Davis, Eddie Southern, Bobby Morrow, Thane Baker, Jack Davis, more - all track and field, runners, and such. Giants' Charlie Conerly, football player. Lassie's son - Lassie, Rudd Weatherwax owner, includes photo of Lassie flying in passenger compartment of plane with Stewardess Janice Slade. Fashion - floor length wraps in color. A plastic igloo for an Eskimo, apoutingwak. A basilica for an Iowa town - Dyersville. The new ancient University of Mexico. Repairing a valve in a human heart, Mechanical Pulse Duplicator, Dr. Robert Glover. Piels Brewery offers cash or island (plus cottage, dock and boat) to a contest winner, Fran Grafe takes the island - smart woman. Americans at Kaiserlautern in Germany, includes Joseph Shelton family. Actress Machiko Kyo. Photo of barber Harry Eubanks of Marquette Heights, Illinois curious hair cutting technique for unhappy youngsters, Charles Hyde.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 10, 1956Life Magazine December 10, 1956 : Color cover - Bobby Morrow, Olympic sprint champion runner.

Olympic games in color, photos are mostly track and field. Full page Vitalis Hair tonic ad with Doak Walker, football player. Full page color Swank cufflinks and tie clips jewelry ad. Charming and candid photos of Barbara Anne Eisenhower watching a concert with Diana Milton, Julei Nixon, others. Neat full page color Ansco film and camera ad with three different cameras. Letter and photo to the editor pertaining to the Russian Parachute (LIFE November 19, 1956). Small photo of Ku Klux Klan members in Montgomery, Alabama at nero boycott. Boxers Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore. Cool, excellent, neat two page color Cadillac ad with pink car and diamond jewelry by Harry Winston. New nobility in mobility - trailer life, photos include Mrs. Graham Quinn, Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh Graham, Sandy Wilber, more trailer parks, etc.. Alabama Negro family featured in Life's series is forced to find a new home - Causey family in Choctaw county (shameful behavior by whites!). "Day of Infamy" by Walter Lord, Part 2, Pearl Harbor. Cute full page color Jell-o ad with Santa and sleeping tot. Southdale shopping center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Giant uranium jackpot in Grants, New Mexico, Paddy Martinez, Bayard Stockton, John Dillon, Joe Martinez, Stella Dysart, Richard Olsson, Steven Fox, Mahlon Kemmerer, Green Hornets. Howard Dorton family lives in treetop in Lexington, Kentucky - great round house. Singer Kuldip Rae Singh, Cool Dip, from Kashmir. Trimming a Christmas tree. Admiral Charles R. Brown. Full page color John Hancock insurance ad with tank scene art by Stevan Dohanos. A funny photo of bull terrier dog biting Ronald Mitchell's trumpet in the middle of a football half time show.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 17, 1956Life Magazine December 17, 1956 : Cover - Baptism, One of Seven Sacraments, Mrs. John Enright of the Bronx.

Neat full page color Western Electric telephone ad with switching apparatus that looks like giant modern computer memory chip. Full page color Edgeworth pipe tobacco ad with angelic Santa and his angelic pup. Full page Black & White whisky ad with black scottie dog pulling white scottie on sled, art by Dennis. The women of Hungary, marching for freedom. Strong action in Clinton, Tennessee, 16 segregationists arrested, school integration proceeds. Full page photo of the family of Robert Francis Goheen. Cleaning up the mess in the Suez canal. A nine-alarm fire in Brooklyn, Pier 135, at least some of the firemen got to the fire via subway. The Army aviation section is reduced, limited, includes nice photo of Sikorski H-37 helicopter. Car makers sound a mighty toot for 1957, big auto show in New York Coliseum. Living Buddhas front for Red China on an Indian trip. Photo essay - The seven sacraments. The domination of the Russians at the Olympics, includes lovely full page photo of Gunhild Larking, and high jumper from Sweden. Photo essay - Prophet and his time of trial, Woodrow Wilson. Full life of a kindly toymaker, Albert Warnhoff of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Walter Lord's Day of Infamy, part 3, Pearl Harbor. Joan Brownell is wed in Washington. Full page Christmas Chesterfield cigarette ad with Christmas wreath in color.
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Life Magazine December 
                    24, 1956Life Magazine December 24, 1956 : Cover - Special Issue: The American Woman: Her achievements and Troubles, Jennie Magill.

The American girl at her Beautiful Best. U.S. Woman's Accomplishments, Gauged by Three Eminent Authors. She misses some goals. Her strength is based on a pioneer past. She needs time to consolidate her position. Women hold one third of U.S. jobs. Editorial: Women, Love and God. A successful wife's achievements in multiple roles. Women have earned a place in politics. The first baby is a rich experience. Clubwomen: Doers and Duties in Raleigh. Women are wonderful. Women are misguided. A teen-ager starts to grow up from tomboy to graceful woman. Bryn Mawr, tough training ground for women's minds. Changing roles in modern marriage: Psychiatrists find in them a clue to alarming divorce rise. Women spend billions of dollars to stay pretty. A widow meets the challenge of loneliness. House is designed by a woman to meet housewife's requirements. My wife works and I like it: A husband takes a strong stand in a controversy. 20-year-olds' idea of ideal husband is aced out by Perry Como. People in Love. The suburban wife as seen by two humorists. A picture quiz: Women in the headlines: Can you Identify them? The full life of one of these headline women. Women work for the church all year-and especially at Christmas. Very cute full page color Coca-cola ad on back cover with Santa and a fawn.
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