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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
Good - $104
Good (with minor library stamp) - $92
Fair (All Good, nice, but red strip at bottom of front cover has a short tear and chip) - $68
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover neatly loose from rusty staples, front cover turning edge corners are chipped) - $58
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
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, but back cover has an edge chip) - $15
Fair (Generally Good, but lower margin is water marked) - $9
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.
Good - $20
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.
Good - $36
Fair (All Good, nice!, but spine is faintly water marked) - $22
Life 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. .
Very Good - $42
Good - $32
Fair (All Good, but spine is a bit rough) - $18
Fair (Generally Good, but spine end is taped, cover missing one small corner tip) - $15
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.
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, but has very minor edge water mark.) - $10
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.
Good - $32
(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.
Very Good - $48
Good (may have minor wear OR small library stamps) - $35
Fair (All Good, nice, but has very thin bottom margin water mark - hard to see.) - $30
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
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, nice, but a few pages have a short tear in margin) - $12
Fair (All Good, but spine is a bit rough) - $10
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
Very Good - $40
Good - $30
Fair (All Good, but has minor cover wear) - $18
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,
Very Good - $32
Fair (Generally Good, nice, but spine is a bit rough, back cover has some tape) - $12
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.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, nice, but the spine end margin has a thin water mark and is a bit rough) - $10
Fair (All Good, but back cover is a bit rough) - $10
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.
Excellent - $50
Very Good - $40
Good - $30
Fair (Generally Very Good, but has small spot on cover) - $18
Fair (Generally Good, but cover edge is scuffed, couple pages have thin margin water mark) - $14
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
Very Good - $74
Good - $62
Fair (All Good, with Very Good framable front cover, but back cover is damaged with a missing corner) - $42
Fair (All Good, but back cover is wrinkled, front cover has minor pencil marks) - $31
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. Canon City prison 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.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
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
Excellent - $58
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.
Very Good - $58
Good - $48
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
Very Good - $25
Good - $15
Fair - (All Good, nice!, but a few pages at back have a slightly rough corner tip) - $10
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
Good - $24
Fair - (All Good, but front cover has a piece of tape in hair) - $12
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.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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Life 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
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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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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
Good - $24
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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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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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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Life 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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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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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
Good - $20
Life 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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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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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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Life 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.
Very Good - $75
Good - $55
Good (All Very Good, with very nice cover, but has small library stamp in cloud near knee) - $55
Life Magazine October 4, 1948 : Color Cover - Nylon salts plant, John McLeod and Sam Mottice at Du Pont plant in Orange, Texas.
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.
Good - $20
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
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, nice, but has library stamps) - $22
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.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
Life 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
Very Good - $52
Good - $42
Fair (All Good, but has some short edge tears) - $22
Life 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.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover is very mildly marked) - $12
Fair (All Good, but cover has very minor soil) - $12
“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.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
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
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
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).
Fair (All Good, but cover is lightly rubbed and mildly soiled) - $20
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).
Good - $20
Fair (All Good, but cover has a tiny scuffed hole and a library stamp) - $12
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
Out of Stock -
Life 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.
Very Good - $55
Good - $45
Life Magazine December 20, 1948 : Cover - Teenage fun, passing the ring, Jessamy Hines and John Shawyer.
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.
Very Good - $48
Good - $38
Life 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.
Excellent - $58
Good - $35