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Life 
                    Magazine January 6, 1947Life Magazine January 6, 1947 : Cover - Annapolis "Drag", Jeanne Maloney with George Dittman.

Behind Greek guerrilla lines. Earthquake shakes Japan. Freak plane crash injures nobody - OK, these are astonishing photos! A DC-3 smashes through five London rooftops with little apparent damage - the passenger and crew climbed down off the last roof where the plane came to a rest via and ordinary ladder. Quadruplets are born in Baltimore, Charles and Dorothy Henn. Prices start to fall. Activity stalls in phoneless town, River Grove, Illinois. W.C. Fields dies on Christmas day. A teacher looks at his job, Henry Borchardt. Close-up - James Mason. Photo essay - party season. Sea Lion hunt. Supersonics - aviation, feature with photos. Yale "Record" ribs New York Tabloid. Life goes to a Toastmaster's club, with H.V. La Bombard. Interesting full page Three Feathers whiskey ad with whiskey on fine pair of skis. Full page movie poster ad for "The perfect marriage" starring Loretta Young and David Niven, with color. Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with Phoebe Dunn and her children Suzanne and Judy Dunn. Cute full page Phillips Milk of Magnesia ad with father and son skiing on the same pair of skis, with Scottie dog running alongside, "It's full speed ahead for both of them."
Good - $30 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover is very lightly rubbed in black) - $20 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has small library stamps, minor cover rub, last few pages with rough edges) - $15 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    13, 1947Life Magazine January 13, 1947 : Color Cover - Resort fashions, Joan Cresswell and Charlotte Payne.

G.O.P. organizes the new congress. Cars get into trouble - Crash of DC-3 with auto fenders cargo in Illinois. Photo of car wreck on steep hill near Mineola, Long Islands. Rain in California is colossal, Bob Emmett, Kathleen Flaherty and Beverly Young. Roger Boatwright, paraplegic moves to a new specially designed home - a wounded WWII vet. Beautiful full page color Milliken woolens ad with Teddy Thurman in suit by Vera Maxwell. Christianity in China. Photo essay - French communists. Experts work to prevent Hotel fires. Mask maker specializes in horror, Anton Willi. Life goes to a mermaid party at Nunnally Johnsons in Hollywood. Very nice full page movie poster ad for "It's a Wonderful Life" starring James Stewart, with color. Resort fashions in color.
Good - $22 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    20, 1947Life Magazine January 20, 1947 : Cover - Homesteading Veteran Dale Sprout with wife Iva at Tule Lake, Oregon.

Full page Philco ad with Bing Crosby. Cute full page color Rexall drugs ad. Very funny series of photos comparing the right way to show love to your wife (the Frenchman's way) and the wrong way (the American's way). Full page color Borden's Hemo ad with very nice skiing scene. Full page color Armour ham ad with ice skating theme. Army discovers private movies of Eva Braun. Storms sweep Hawaii and Illinois. Canadians become subject-citizens. Life revisits "Average German family" of 1939, Johann Laub family in Hohen-Neuendorf. Veterans win farms at Tule Lake lottery. Photo essay - Heavy trucking, Pacific International Express, P.I.E., includes named photos of a bunch of drivers. Speedy basketball, including Ralph Beard, Adolph Rupp. Full page color Imperial whiskey ad with Hiram Walker barrels, art by Fred Ludekens.The arctic. Frm Lottery, Veterans at Tule Lake win land on the California-Oregon border, includes Dale Sprout, Elmer Metz. The polar concept. Best dressed woman in America - "Slim" Hawks. British sculptor Henry Moore. Teen-age siren, Judy Hall. Japanese Superships. Chelsea arts ball.
Good - $30 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but has small library stamps) - $15 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    27, 1947Life Magazine January 27, 1947 : Cover - Atlantic coast light, Sankaty Head light house off Nantucket Island.

44 seat plane takes off with only 13 passengers, symptom of decline in air traffic. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of Ravel’s Bolero by Salvador Dali. Weather causes plane crashes. Nice full page color Campbell's soap ad with lady in formal clothes. Article - Where do we go from here? Cartoonist Robert Osborn lampoons war art. Full page color General Electric bulbs ad with Groucho Marx. Close-up - Clark Clifford. Photo essay - Atlantic coast, including lighthouses, with full page color photo of Jupiter light from south of Miami. Photo essay - big music week. Wild photo of LeRoy Edmonds car, which he crashed into fire hydrant, which burst, sprayed onto electrical lines, then showered car with incandescent rain. Ballet triangle with Nora Kaye, John Kriza, and Jerry Robbins. Movie - the Overlanders. "Suse" sweaters. Radiation sickness. Life goes skiing in Vermont at Pico Peak near Rutland, with Judy Andrews, Andrea Mead, Porter Noble, Bill Hafey (sleeping in car - an early ski bum?!) and others. Countess Marga d'Andurain. Full page color Calvert Whiskey ad with art by Tom Lovell, feature bear cub and ski gear.
Good - $40 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps and light cover wear) - $20 buy now
Fair (All Good, framable cover, last few pages have a very minor margin water mark) - $20 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    3, 1947Life Magazine February 3, 1947 : Cover - Young Broadway actresses, Patricia Kirkland, Susan Douglas, Patricia Neal.

Full page color General Electric ad with Kay Kyser from the "College of Musical Knowledge." Nice full page color Green Giant Peas ad with field of crocus coming up out of snow. Attractive full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with bowling theme, art by Von. Full page color Textron slips ad with art by C.J. Sternberg. Labor and Management try for peace. The Allis-Chalmers strike. Photo - Erring Husband's wife forgives him, Robert Manley after affair with Black Dahlia. Bubble-gum maker corners the market, Andrew J. Paris and Mexican gum. Leo Durocher weds Laraine Day. Postwar plant in Illinois is model for civilian production, A.O. Smith plant in Kankakee. Psychoanalysis, article by Francis Sill Wickware. Nice two page color Pan American World Airways, the system of the flying clippers. Photo essay - the Bushmen. 50-minute dress made of tubular jersey fabric. Feature on Don Giovanni. God's housekeepers, Chris and Ollie Hafner in Batesville, Indiana. Radio - Jack Benny, Inc., comedian. Another nice White Horse whisky ad with white horse drinking out of duck pond, art by John Clymer. Life goes on an actors' weekend. Photo of an amazing Car-Semi Truck crash - Ernest Akins, Fred Auton, Charles Randall. Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with Virginia Swensen of Miami Springs and her son Georgie Swensen. Funny series where famous cartoonists are asked to draw their signature characters while blindfolded, good signatures, Frank King, John Striebel, Chic Young, Chester Gould, Frank Robbins, Gus Edson, Milton Caniff, Zack Mosley, Bill Freyse, Mel GRaff. Very nice full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Virginia Mayo as a fortune teller.
Very Good - $40 buy now
Good - $30 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    10, 1947Life Magazine February 10, 1947 : Cover - Staff sergeant Everett M. Bennett of Spencer, Virginia.

Report on the US occupation of Germany. Cute full page Western Union Telegram ad with Grandma sending her wedding dress. Rocky Graziano breaks a sports scandal - prizefight fixing. The Capone era. Grace Moore and Sweden's Prince Gustaf Adolf die in same plane crash - Royal dutch airliner at Copenhagen. Poles vote in rigged election, Poland. Skiers marry in sports clothing - Bob Meservey and Patti Hill, with Walter Prager in New Hampshire. Special one-man pressure chamber built for personal plane of Winston Churchill. Cute full page color Van Heusen ad with valentine theme. Another great colorful Life savers ad, archery with fruit. Photo essay - occupied Germany. Photo essay - US policy in Germany, includes Herbert Fraser at the Army recreation grounds at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.. VD Hall of Fame, photos of German girls who have spread venereal disease among the troops stationed in Germany. Japanese Sumo wrestlers. Actress Ina Claire. Sexy Movie - "Duel in the Sun." The Soundmirror - tape for recording sound. Ella Anne Widener makes her debut in Philadelphia. Winston Churchill's personal pressure chamber for high altitude flights. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with art by Jack Wittrup (John Schilling).
Very Good - $28 buy now
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    17, 1947Life Magazine February 17, 1947 : Cover - Nance Stilley water-skiing (charming photo!), more inside.

Ibn Saud visits American partners (Saudi Arabian oil deal). Little follow-up letters pertaining to the photo of Judy Andrews wearing slotted goggles for snow-glare and skiing, (LIFE January 27, 1946). Conviction of Magda Fontanges, Gestapo agent. Wounded cop Arthur Olson in Chicago shoots it out with thugs. US Army conducts arctic operations. US dumps 20 million bushels of rotting potatoes. Comintern agent. Powel Crosley, Jr - with his 1947 Crosley midget car. Really neat full page color photo of huge propellers in a Bethlehem Steel Company shop. Peoples of NY - photo essay, including photos of Anna Vanek, Spiros Mataragas, Costas Paranicas, Edward Wozniak, Angelina and Rosario Como, Louis and Margaret Hegedus, Helen Schwager, Kamala Mukerji, Arthur Seraydarian, Simon Stol and others. Billboard blimps. El Borracho. Cute full page color Post-tens, Post cereals ad with the Herbert Hinckley family of Hartsdale, New York, art and photo. Blanket fashions by Emily Wilkens. Sports - King of the Mile, runner Gilbert Lothair Dodds. Full page "Fresh-up with Seven-up" ad with kids around a table for a birthday party, "Many Happy Returns." Abstract Artist Stuart Davis. Cute full page movie poster ad for "The Farmer's daughter." US Army conducts arctic operations, Lann field near Fairbanks, Task force Williwaw. Movie - "The Yearling." Bethlehem Steel's propeller shop on Staten Island, great color photo.
Very Good - $40 buy now
Good - $30 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    24, 1947Life Magazine February 24, 1947 : Cover - Texas Coed Gay Braun.

Very sexy full page color Mennen Skin bracer ad. Full page color Studebaker ad with teal green Commander Regal deluxe Coupe and C.B. Altic and his son. Full page color Hunt's tomato sauce ad with very unattractive servicing dish with green lobster handle. Neat photos of San Francisco cable cars. US reaches end of line in China, battle for railroads there. Bridge collapses in gasoline fire, Washougal, Washington - wow, the metal girders really bent! Berlitz schools. Close-up - Robert R. Young, New York Central Railroad. Photo essay - Mexico in 1947. One-man ball team, Clint Hartung. Houston's annual stock show, including funny photos of calf catching contest, including Billy Hall, Dayton Hohmann, more. Cave paintings - Montignac, France. Burning dresses - push for fire-retardent fabrics. Human laboratory animals - Thanatology, German concentration camps. Julie London. Fashion - Coed clothes. The Washington social season. Extremely cute photo of Mildred Douglas serving her father a soda. Neat full page color International Trucks ad with red KB-5 and city skyline.
Very Good - $35 buy now
Good - $25 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has some age toning, foxing) - $15 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but cover corner tip has a chip and has small library stamps) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    3, 1947Life Magazine March 3, 1947 : Cover - Renaissance Man. Cartier-Bresson photo gallery.

Full page color Parke, Davis and Company ad with "Some things you should know about heart disease" - an interesting early take on it. Super nice full page color Mercury ad with dark turquoise car and ice skating theme. Barbara Ann Scott - Canadian skating star, also includes photos of Gretchen Merrill, Michael and Karol Kennedy, Richar Button, others. Cat in Boston firehouse slides down pole. Skouras-Root wedding is New York highlight. Treaties make new European boundaries. Wurlitzer music ad with art by Albert Dorne. Girls play water polo - Patricia Geary, Joan Dodd, and Sarah Best. Realistic glass eyes for game hunter trophies. The O'Connor Electro-Plating Company in Los Angels, explodes. Nice full page Wurlitzer Music ad with colorful art by Albert Dorne. The History of Western Culture - Part I - The Renaissance Man. Town of Siena. Spring suites with long skirts and padded hips. Brain surgery helps mentally ill - prefrontal lobotomy. How to save the Whooping Cranes. Joseph Hurst Ball - Senator from Minnesota. Full page color Berkshire stockings ad, palomino - a new color. Ad for Virginia Dare - red and white wines. The Macomber Affair movie review. Life goes to the Miami Beach Night Clubs, including photos of Betty Luster, Lillian Reese, The Beachcomber, Henry Dubbin, Peggy Martin, Future Fulton, Winonagene Smith, Bee Farnum, more.
Very Good - $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    10, 1947Life Magazine March 10, 1947 : Cover - Bath for Dad's day, Ann Seidenglanz of Dallas.

Babe Ruth shows batting grip to Hank Greenberg. Teachers' strike closes Buffalo schools. Rescue attempts fail to save schoolboys who brook through ice on Passaic river in New Jersey. Siamese twins are exhibited in China. Rookies at Fort Knox get "Kid-glove" training, including photos of Frank Wasserman, Judy McCown, and others. Photo essay - St. Moritz, Switzerland with photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Sports - Umpire school in Sanford, Florida. Who is Bruno Traven? Life goes to a gay nineties ball . Cute full page color Macmillan oil ad with art Bruce Bomberger. Madam Petain. Dad's day at Hockaday School in Dallas, includes photos of Estes and Jacqueline Mott, William and Jane Ellen Cox, Ivan and Betty Jean Irwin, Roger L. Stephens and Mary Ellen Harper, Barbara Levy. Pretty full page color Stetson Millinery ad with ladies hats. Mr. Castelli's turtle soup. The eight movie actor children of Clifford Brill Severn.
Good - $20 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover edge is a bit darkened) - $12 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover has a spot and a very mildly rough edge) - $10 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 17, 1947Life Magazine March 17, 1947 : Cover - Betty Wagner, Director of youth center - Coral Gables, Florida.

Unusual full page color Ford ad with golden convertible car. Full page movie poster ad for "The Late George Apley." Cute photos of little boys getting their hair cut at Catholic Brightside orphanage near Holyoke, Massachusetts. US faces up to a diplomatic crisis - sudden need for aid to Turkey and Greece. Snowstorm traps cars at Canadian crossroads, Ste. Rose.. Hollywood picketing leads to courtroom comedy. Johnstown's city fathers battle at council meeting. Article - the last days of Hitler, by H.R. Trevor-Roper. Close-up - Tokyo geisha. Photo essay - genetics. Movie (about atomic bomb) - "The beginning or the end." Dancer Martha Graham. Hungarian musician Caruso. Life goes to a party in a deserted mansion, Carolands in San Francisco. Incredible folding furniture. Full page movie poster ad for "The Red House." Interesting full page color Seagram's whiskey ad with skiing and man-made snow theme. City vs Country - Charles Jackson family vs. Granville Hicks family. Neat full page color US Army recruiting ad with skiing theme, mentioning Task Force Williwaw, Frigid and Frost.
Very Good - $40 buy now
Good - $30 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has a mildly water marked bottom margin) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    24, 1947Life Magazine March 24, 1947 : Cover - Eskimo child.

Beyond the arctic circle, 12 pages in color, Alaska - including photos of Constance and Harmon Helmericks, Beechey Point Eskimos, more. Full page Quest-shon Mark Brassiere ad. Cute photos of Lucky, the performing dog of Roy Newman. Full page color Studebaker ad with Stanley Lipowski and Stanley Frank. Very attractive full page color Dodge car ad with calf standing in front of blue car. Black Dahlia murder case, Elizabeth Short of Los Angeles. Full page color Havoline motor oil ad with skiing theme. Photo of Moose resting on the railroad tracks in Alaska. Italians move out of Pola. Railroad president is murdered, George McNear of the Toledo, Peoria & Western Railroad. Close-up - Ingrid Bergman of Lorraine. Pictorial essay - taxes. The Husley brothers, Julian and Aldous Husley. Fashions - the House of Dior. Movie - "Boomerang." Sports - the ace of clubs, golfer Ben Hogan. New radio station, KTIP in Porterville, California with photos of sample listeners. Charming full page color Velon Plastic Screening ad with little boy and tricycle. Feature on Ingrid Bergman. Life goes to a Roman banquet at Oyster Bay High School in Long Island, NY. Raymond Loewy's house in Palm Springs, California with swim-in theme. Model flying wing airplane, by Edward Sharp.
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Life Magazine March 
                    31, 1947Life Magazine March 31, 1947 : Cover - Spring hats.

Funny cartoons by Rex Whistler, meant to be turned upsidedown. US talks at Moscow. Earth is photographed from 100 miles in the air. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Harriett Shepard of Hialeah, Florida and her husband and children. Photo essay - the New York Skyline. Movie - "The Hucksters." Spring hats - in color. Sports - the new pirates, Pittsburgh Pirates, with photos of Honus Wagner, Terry Strain, Henry Greenberg, Willie Wietelmann and more, baseball. Archaeology - scientists find ice age American, Hans Lundberg near Lake Texaco in Mexico. Very nice color full page U.S. Royal Tires ad with family sleeping in car. Radio - Mrs. Hush is identified. Life goes fox hunting in Virginia with Farmington Hunt Club of Charlottesville. Charming and colorful full page Life savers ad with maypole theme. Full page color Royal Crown Cola ad with Joan Crawfod. Michael Darida, a landlord in Berkeley, goes mad and has a shootout with police. Double boxing knockdowns : Paul Martin and Dick Mays, Johnny Malloy and Edward Fortier. Half page Cream of wheat ad with Li'l Abner cartoon. Two page movie poster ad for "The egg and I." Very pretty full page color Virginia Dare wine ad.
Very Good - $28 buy now
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    7, 1947Life Magazine April 7, 1947 : Cover - Sunday school pupils, Betty Adams and Glen Swift.

Very, very pretty Forstmann virgin wool ad. Photos of Margaret O'Brien dancing ballet with Cyd Charisse. Charming full page color Welch's ad. Coal mine explosion kills 111, Centralia, Illinois. Police investigate strange case of Collyer brothers, Homer and Langley. Close-up - Two years later, the Roosevelt family by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Pictorial essay - the Middle ages. Seed centennial, Peter Henderson's seed store with great full page color cover from 1888. Photo of Veronica Lake. Deborah Kerr. Indoor Polo. Hiller Helicopter. Life goes to Sunday school at Congregationalist First Church of Christ in West Hartford, Connecticut, including photos of Alyce Huffield, Johnny Gravlin, Bonnie Mills and others Policeman Shelby E. "Pop" Millar of Coronado, California. Fall of Yenan. Very cute full page Mennan shave cream ad with art by Norman Mingo. Nice full page color Nash ad with red car. Neat full page color Imperial whiskey ad with men loading barrels in rain. Cathy Downs in a glass skirt.
Very Good - $35 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps and two pages have a piece of tape) - $16 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, but last three pages have a scuffed hole) - $16 buy now

Life Magazine April 14, 1947Life Magazine April 14, 1947 : Cover - Libby Lee Benepe and Dorothy Griffiths with flowering dogwood blossoms.

Injured farmer's neighbors plow his land, Peter Solem in Washington. Oil tanks burn in Haifa, Israel. Volcano erupts in Iceland, Mount Hekla. John Lewis rants but miners' widows are silent. Safely council picks the best "accident" photos - what NOT to do, most are real news photos. California gas stations give away hundreds of prizes. Henry Morgan, radio's freshest wit kids his sponsors. Hobson Pittman paints old Charleston. Full page color Keepsake Diamond ring ad with art by Michael. Child development, Arnold Gesell - photo essay. Gasoline from coal. Whirling dresses by designer Gilbert Adrian. . Winston Churchill writes on America's new world policy. Ohio State University Diver Miller Anderson with a new dive, swimming. Extremely charming full page color Schlitz beer ad with three dog, one bringing the newspaper, one with a slipper, one with a beer bottle in a basket. Movie - "Smash up." Life visits the Smith Brothers - William II and Robert, cough drop makers. Nice full page color Santa Fe railroad ad. Full page color Seagram's whiskey ad with curious Skyway delivery spiral.
Very Good
- $32 buy now
Good - $22 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 21, 1947Life Magazine April 21, 1947 : Cover - Gerald E. Thompson, Student veteran.

Full page color Chase & Sanborn shade grown coffee ad with painting by Doris Rosenthal. Nice full page color Mercury ad with 1947 Town Sedan in red. Full page movie poster ad for "The sea of Grass" with Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn. Cute full page color Pepto-Bismol ad with Grandpa in striped pajamas. Father of the automobile dies, Henry Ford at 83. Tornado sweeps through Panhandle, Woodward, Oklahoma. Husband shoots himself when reconciliation fails, Chester Przybylski. Article - Cancer. Close-up - The Princes of India. Photos essay - veterans at college, includes photos of Donald Sonius, Charles Smayda, Leroy and Edith Botkin, Keith Peterson, Miles and Phyliis Chenault, Bill Unsicker, and others. Actress Marie McDonald. Movie - "The late George Apley." Sports - Brooklyn Dodgers manager Leo Durocher is out. Life goes to a Legislators' party. Prettiest Coeds selected, Mimi hart wins. Boston fishermen, including Stan Sullivan, Tommy Griffiths, Richard Dobbin, martin Colbert and others. Full page movie poster ad for "Odd Man Out."
Very Good - $45 buy now
Good - $35 buy now
Fair (All Good, but a few pages have a short edge tear) - $25 buy now

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Life 
                    Magazine April 28, 1947Life Magazine April 28, 1947 : Cover - Bambi Linn as Alice in Wonderland.

Texas City, Texas blows up - astounding photos, huge fertilizer related explosion in French freighter Grandcamp and the Monsanto Chemical plant, scores of dead. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with ten different mothers and their children, Nancy Shepard, Evelyn Condon, Mary Brewer, Joannes Dickman, Margaret Johnson, Virginia Swensen, Clare Van Syckle, Natalie Reid, Laura O'Banion, and Kitty Higgins. Nice half page Mennen Brushless shave ad with sexy woman, art by Norman Mingo. Horror at the Theatre du Grand Guignol in Paris. Baseball season opens, awesome full page photo of Jackie Robinson. Smallpox scares New York. Liner Queen Elizabeth runs aground, neat photo. Annie Oakley. Photo essay - Three modern houses by architects Paul Schweikher and Winston Elting, Pietro Belluschi, Edward D. Stone. Artificial kidney. Neat full page Champion spark plug ad with color with bomber "Truculent Turtle." Neat full page Stinson voyager airplane ad. Another nice full page color PM whiskey ad with two serving men, art by Bender. Life goes on a beach party, including photos of Helen Koford, Joan Atwater, Joan Corbett and others. Two page Douglas DC-6 airplane ad with cut away of interior. Hilma Seay, maid of cotton.
Good (mild cover wear) - $72 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has faintly water marked spine end) - $36 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 5, 1947Life Magazine May 5, 1947 : Cover - horseback riding clothes, Judy Hall.

Full page color Borden's Hemo ad with boys playing baseball. Lovely full page color Pacific sheets ad with lady in evening gown cuddling cat on bed, art by John Gannam. Funny two page caricature of John L. Lewis by Basil Wolverton. Pretty full page color Pacific sheets ad with art by John Gannam. US tackles the price problem, includes photos of Theodore Hemeke family in Hook Creek, NY, Newburyport Plan. Helgoland goes up - US blows up an entire island that was used by Germans as fortress. The racing racket. Full page color Cashmere Bouguet cake make=up ad with Gail Patrick. Pictorial essay - Scotland. The US goes bowling, including photos of Hank Marino, Fred Holtz, Winnie Elliott, Florence Wilson. Pepsi's parties. Art - Marc Chagall. Fashion - riding clothes, including Gloria Campbell, Anne Morningstar, Barbara Jenkins. Movie - "The farmer's daughter." Teaching the crippled to walk at the Rehabilitation Institute in New York. Life goes to a party at Valentina's, including Greta Garbo. Violinist Marcia Van Dyke. Nice full page Sinclair Opaline motor oil ad with Alexis Smith on a flying carpet. Pretty full page color Coca-Cola ad for the get together Club.
Very Good - $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but has pale edge water mark) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine May 12, 
                    1947Life Magazine May 12, 1947 : Cover - Georgi Dimitrov - great figure of international communism.

America's most photographed models pose together for an elegant photograph. Bulgaria gets the New Democracy - photos. This issue contains the famous photograph of the girl who jumped to her death from the Empire State Building and ended in a perfectly composed position on top of a car. Number One career woman Dorothy Shaver. Babe Ruth day. Toy bricks start building boomlet. Painter Doris Lee's tropic tour. Ice sculpture. O'Connor twins. Article about the dangerous last 500 feet above ground for pilots, new instrumentation helps. Really unusual and wonderful full page color Green Giant peas ad. Dole of flour staves off the 797-year-old Tichborne curse. Nice full page color Pyrex glassware ad. Movie - "Odd man out." Life visits Spaso house in Moscow, now the US embassy. Fashion - skirts up or down? Two page color Van Raalte Nylon ad with lovely pink and blue art by Marques. Full page color Lord Calvert whiskey ad with Paul Lukas, art by Sarra. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Mrs. Dorothy Newstead. Amazing sexy full page Jantzen girdle ad. New devices to help pilots land airplanes safely. Photo essay - Bad Boy's story.
Good - $20 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 19, 1947Life Magazine May 19, 1947 : Cover - Teen-ager's super sundae, Mary Hill with monster ice cream Sundae.

Very nice full page color Havoline oil ad with pole vaulter. John Roosevelt crosses a picket line. Armenian faith healer treats California vintner's son, Avak Hagopian, Vaughn Arakelian. Denmark buries a great king. WCTU marches on in Pasadena bars, Woman's Christian Temperance Union - anti-drinking crusade in California. John Davis is buried in Hiawatha, Kansas - the most hated man in town due to the huge cemetery memorial he built. Really cool and very thin house built by Amin Abu Yussef in Alexandria, Egypt. Close-up - Will Clayton and his problem. Photo essay - the caste system in India. Scopes trial is re-enacted, Monkey Trial about evolution, including photos of Melvin Gerseny, Frank Fitch, Dick Dearing, others. Diesel locomotives, including Sante Fe railroad engine 51. . Theater - farewell to the clowns, Bert Lahr and Bobby Clark. Coursing trials, greyhounds, Darlene Coffelt, Henry Barlett. A fun series of photos of women hat-buying. A Schoolteacher's anniversary, Sally Elizabeth "Lizzie" Richardson in Sheldon, Illinois. Twin bed trouble, British versus American censors and beds in movies - with Tone and Lucille Ball. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with kissing the Blarney Stone. Letter to the editor and photo pertaining to Ruby Whittle, a child discovered in destroyed building in August 1944, England, hit by a crashed B-24 plane (related article April 28, 1947). Neat full page color Tek tooth brush ad with wonderful artwork of a red-headed woman, art by Harris. Full page color Wurlitzer phonograph music ad with art by Albert Dorne. New German star, Hilde Knef.
Good - $28 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    May 26, 1947Life Magazine May 26, 1947 : Cover - The castle of the Count of Flanders.

The life of Medieval man, 3rd in a series on the History of Western Culture. Cute full page movie poster ad for "Honeymoon" with Shirley Temple. Very nice two page Cory ad with coffee brewing equipment with color. Nice full page color Dodge ad with blue car. Famed architects unveil United Nations home. US fleet tours the Middle east. McFeely family is voted out of Hoboken. Photo of Greek worker with amazingly patched pants and shirt. Kids undress for opening of Coney Island, Settedecato children. Close-up - Trial Lawyer, Lloyd Paul Stryker. Pictorial essay - Las Vegas strikes it rich. Modern Living - Whirling washer. Corinne Calvay. Fashion - Flying Ranch styles. Radio - the story of Skeezix Bonzi. Life goes to a globe-trotter party with Randolph and Peggy Christie in Los Angeles. Full page color Chesterfield ad with Ted Williams and Stan Musial, baseball. Pretty full page color Jantzen swimsuit ad. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with horse polo player Cecil Smith.
Good - $22 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    2, 1947Life Magazine June 2, 1947 : Cover - Jane Greer.

Nice full page color Community silverplate ad with house planning, art by Jon Whitcomb. Funny series of photos of Burma Shave roadside ads. Sexy full page color Lastex ad for United States Rubber company and swimsuits. Lynch trial makes southern history, The mob in Greenville, includes photos of Carlos Hurd Sr., U.G. Fowler, T. W. Brown's widow.. Very nice full page color Pacific fabrics ad with bathing the dog theme. US Steel faces its stockholders. Five year-old boy wrecks train, Marion Delgado and the Feather River Express passenger train near Decoto, California. Photo of Senator Robert Taft golfing. Dionne imports 100 Polish girls. US celebrates postage stamp centennial. The battle for France. Photo essay - Congo mission. Movie - Great Expectations and Jane Greer. White dresses for all of Life's main events, Graduation, Communion, Marriage, Senior prom, coming out. Young US writers including Truman Capote, Thomas Heggen, Jean Stafford, Elizabeth Fenwick, Calder Willingham, more. Mestrovic, art. Segregated sexes in Whitehaven, Tennessee high school after 8 high school marriages. Nice full page color beer ad with Backyard Barbecue by Stevan Dohanos. Birds feature with color plates by Roger Tory Peterson. Gorgeous half page Cole swimming suit ad with art by Ren Wicks.
Good - $25 buy now
Fair
(Generally Very Good, but blank cover corner has two pieces of tape) - $15 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, but has small water marked corner tip) - $12 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps and mild cover wear) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    9, 1947Life Magazine June 9, 1947 : Cover - Young ballerina, Ricky Soma.

Nice full page color Ford ad with totem pole. Nice full page color Vitalis ad. 125,000 see Indianapolis car race includes crash photo of Shorty Cantlon (who died), George Connor, Bill Holland and others. Photo - Honor role serves as wall for junk dealer's shack, Jackson Heights, New York. US airlines have most disastrous period in history. Mexico slaughters its cattle, Hoof and Mouth disease. Fraternal Order of Eagles hold initiation at Grand Coulee. Mexican war. Photo essay - Canadian rockies. Photo essay - house trouble, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Yordan plus more on various laborers - prices up and production down. Science - factors of intelligence. Sexy full page color Pacific Sheets ad with mostly naked woman, art by Gannam. Science - weed killer. Fifth avenues best buys. Golfing prodigy, Marlene Bauer. American opera on Broadway. Ruhr Miner. Actress is remodeled into woman of 110, Agnes Moorehead and some excellent make-up. Orange Game party in Chicago, games with an orange. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with champion diver, swimmer Mildred O'Donnell. Cool full page color Toastmaster ad for toaster. Full page movie poster ad for "Dishonored Lady" starring Hedy Lamarr, with color. Full page color 7up ad "Fresh up with Seven-up", you like it - it likes you!, shows graduate at party.
Very Good - $30 buy now
Good - $20 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps) - $15 buy now

Life Magazine June 
                    16, 1947Life Magazine June 16, 1947 : Cover - Cape Hatteras boy.

Wallace Royce Haywood, son of fishermen, feature article on Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Cute full page color Westinghouse ad with refrigerator at center and other things around the edges. Funny set of photos of a large bunch of amateur photographers all taking photos of Glady Joseph. The US surveys its weak defense, this may be the start of the cold war. Phony peace. Photo - Breton fisherman's widow mourns. Sin in Rose City, Michigan, pertains to the reverend Cicil Scott, and his accusations of debauchery. Painters protest against "radical" art in Los Angeles, Edith Waldo, Edward Withers. Super nice full page color Havoline motor oil ad with baseball player. The class of 1932, Princeton. Photo essay - American Woman's dilemma. Art - Ohio landscape. Movie - Miracle on 34th street. Sports - glass backstop. Delphiniums in color. Denver, Colorado finally gets a new, young mayor - J. Quigg Newton. Radio - Evelyn Knight. George Lott 30 months later, after war injuries, with friend Don Dienhart. Used car racket. Fashion turmoil. Life visits Cape Hatteras. Very nice full page color Bell & Howell ad for personal movie camera. Nice full page Stinson aviation ad with Stinson Voyager on floats. Really nice full page color Walker's gin ad for imported botanicals.
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Life Magazine June 
                    23, 1947Life Magazine June 23, 1947 : Cover - Bathing suits (a classic Life cover), Karen Lewis.

Chicago Tribune celebrates 100th birthday. T.W.U. leaders get scolded for subway slowdown. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Frances Nalle Crider and her children. Ramadier government settles rail strike. Full page Ansco film ad with golfer hitting ball out of sand trap. Awesome full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Gregory Peck. British housewives stage a riot. Josephine Baker has third wedding. Marshal Wu has second funeral. Main Street 1947. Photo essay - the foreign service. Full page color movie poster ad for the "Perils of Pauline." The second rise of Joan Crawford. Astra Dome train. Fashion - swimming suits in color. Old doctors. Babe Didrikson wins again, woman golfer. Full page Wilson tennis rackets ad with Bobby Riggs and Mary Hardwick and Don Budge and Alice Marble. Baby Horsewoman, 4 year-old Virginia Ann Eby from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Really nice full page color Gas ad with modern kitchen in white. Life goes to a Magician's convention in Chicago. Nice full page movie poster ad for "Carnegie Hall".
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Life Magazine June 
                    30, 1947Life Magazine June 30, 1947 : Cover - Modern Maya Francisco Ramirez.

Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with green Club Sedan car and person wearing equestrian clothes. Full page movie poster ad for "Christmas Eve." White Rock artist Charles Kingham and his paintings of Psyche, as posed by Bettye Martin - changes in Psyche over the years. Prince Nawaf al Saud of Saudi Arabia, visits New York's Bayside High School. Nice full page color Tartan suntan lotion. A record class graduates, including photos from Wellesley, University of Southern California and Princeton and others. Argentina's first lady Evita visits Spain. Duke's daughter spends too much abroad. Gun maker gives debut for harmless rifle, Melvin M. Johnson Jr. and the toy target gun powered by rubber band. Memo to Robert Lovett, by John Chamberlain. Photo essay - the Maya. Lady labor leader, Mrs. Herschel Davis. Movie - Crossfire. Nine-year old conductor, Pierino Gamba. Life swelters at Washington garden party. Nice full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon ad with picnic. Nice half page Cole swimming suit ad. Curious full page color Army recruiting ad with German capture. Ingenious Albert Watson figures out how to ride a bicycle on roller skates in Germany, not entire bike tires available.
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Life Magazine July 
                    7, 1947Life Magazine July 7, 1947 - Color cover - Girl on carousel, Cherrie Glen Bour.

Nice full page color Mercury ad with wood-sided station wagon. Full page Philco ad, the first one I can remember with a chest Freezer, art by Robert W. Crowther. Neat full page Bell Telephone ad with workman melting scrap lead from discarded telephone cable, to make new cabling. Interesting full page Ethyl cleaner ad with a grease cutting cleaner to use on car and more. Omaha, Nebraska's dream of progress, many named photos of citizens. Full page Woodbury soap ad with Helen Hinchliffe and George W. Aufderheide, Jr. Boy gunman starts career of crime, Edwin Bancroft. Nice full page color Welch's ad with band and tuba player, art by Douglass Crockwell. "Bugsy" Siegel ends career a gangster. A ford marries a Firestone. Laurel and Hardy's old jokes pay off at new stand. Nice full page color Welch's juice and jam ad. Italy's myth of America. Photo essay - This pleasant land - 11 color pages of American spirit on the 171st "Fourth of July." Play clothes, for adults, basically casual clothes for sports and lounging. Summer comedies. Life goes on a Cape Cod holiday. Neat full page color Camels ad with strange speed motor boat racing scene and Don Whitfield.
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                    Magazine July 14, 1947Life Magazine July 14, 1947 : Cover - Elizabeth Taylor (at 15 - young!).

Interesting and very yellow Margarine ad. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with art by Gilbert Bundy. Catholics hold huge congress in Canada. Photo of tornado approaching Anson, Texas - people standing out in the main street to watch! Japanese war criminals are executed in public, Shimota and Yonemura. Eva Duarte de Peron meets the Pope. Photo of acquitted murderess Marcelline Gronnier, acquitted even though many witnesses saw her shoot her lover. Steve Reeves of Oakland, California is voted Mr. America of 1947. Hugh Drane's private executive bus. Feature on sunburn, interesting use of ultraviolet light to show tanning/burning potential. Excellent full page color Havoline motor oil ad with swimmer, diver. Herriot squeezes into French Academy uniform. Afternoon at Ascot horse races. Painters depict New England. Very interesting full page color Lilli Ann fashion suits ad with great art by Gerry. How Russia rules Poland. June wedding - photo essay. Humorous piece on how NOT to bicycle in traffic, S. Davis Polvogt, includes piece about California children running bike court, Joseph Langworthy, Eddie Raun. Another great full page color Pacific sheets ad with art by Gannam. Great Oregon beauty controversy. Full page color Springmaid fabrics ad with painting of the Lancaster Plant of Springs Cotton Mills, art by George Erben. June wedding feature, including Barbara Winn and Thomas Ferrell Bailey, lots of photos. Full page color Wurlitzer music ad with great colorful art by Albert Dorne. Curious full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with mountain climbing on the Riffelhorn, Arnold Gingrich.
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                    July 21, 1947Life Magazine July 21, 1947 : Cover - Americans in Heidelberg, Maybelle Davis and Jim Cash.

A rash of flying saucers, hoaxes, more. Europe responds to Marshall offer. Photo - Guards kill seven Georgia prisoners, Thalman, Georgia. Motorcyclists' convention terrorizes town, Hollister, California, looks like a Harley Davidson surrounded by empty beer bottles in photo.. Marbles tournament at Wildwood-by-the-Sea, New Jersey, includes Walter Gowan, Ophelia Graham, Ralph Brunty, Benjamin Sklar. Full page color Chesterfield ad with Bob Hope. Full page Hobo Clown painting by Loren MacIver. Eva Braun's album documents a famous affair with Hitler. Close-up - the World's worst job, Mayor of Shanghai. The musical "Brigadoon." Photo essay - sailing, Yacht clubs including photos of Charles and Lillian Barrington, Camilla Wilson, Bill Dahl, Billy Hyatt, Teeny Bell, Teddy Guest II, Peter Duble, others, James O'Neill on "Lord Jim.". Hillside house, Howard Yunker house near Central Valley, New York. Mouse milk. Very attractive full page color Prell shampoo ad. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Elaine Decker, fencer (sword fighter).
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                    July 28, 1947Life Magazine July 28, 1947 : Cover - Princess Elizabeth (she is allowed to marry Philip).

Very nice full page color Mercury ad with blue-green car. Full page color Max Factor lipstick ad with Lucille Ball. Dewey starts running for president. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "Romeo and Juliet" by Peter Lauck. Rocky Graziano wins middleweight boxing title, fight with Tony Zale. Pretty full page color Warrens Mint Cocktail chewing gun ad with gorgeous Jinx Falkenburg. Greek skirmishes cause war scare. George Burton trains birds and animals for Ken Murray, Chirpendale! Negro wins raffle but has trouble getting car, Harvey Jones - at least the Kiwanis club made the chapter straighten up. Princess Elizabeth chooses a consort. The sources of Soviet conduct. Full page color American beer ad with night bonfire beach scene by John Gannam (I've also seen it spelled Jon Gannam). Close-up - Dust bowl farmer, Henry Witt. Photo essay - Metropolitan life. California cabin, a prize-winning design. Cape Cod art schools, includes photo of naked woman posing in sun in front of a whole herd of painters, she probably got sunburned! Sports - Jack Kelly vs. Henley Royal Regatta, crewing race, boating. Feature on the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Oh-la-la, full page color Royal Crown cola ad with Virginia Mayo. MGM hawks Gable in "The Hucksters." Japan's Mata Hari, Radiant Jade. Life goes to a lifeguard's party, Los Angeles county. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with art by Haddon Sundblom, two girls sunbathing.
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Life Magazine August 4, 1947Life Magazine August 4, 1947: Cover - Titian portrait in color.

Glory of Renaissance Venice - photo essay, 4th in a series on the history of Western culture. Cute full page Philco ad with troubadour Burl Ives. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with art by Gilbert Bundy. Tulsa twins Betty and Barbara Bounds - photo essay, includes photos of Bill Wooten, Bobby Cowan, Sam Rhoades, Bill Breisch, Jimmy Beale, Immy Dick, Buddy Vincent and others. Harness racing makes a comeback. Fire resistant paint. What did the US get for the $40 million given to Aviator Howard Hughes to build airplanes during the war? - includes photos of his expensive women and more. Southampton weekend. Full page movie poster ad for "The Long Night" with Henry Fonda. Nice full page color Studebaker ad with Studebaker workers Peter and Floyd Dreibelbis. Artists Jane Eakin and Robert Osborn use cartoons to show the ideal car. Feature on Venice. Lovely full page color Webster Cigars ad with Ciro's of Hollywood, Children's holiday ends in tragedy - 44 Italian children drown when their launch hit a leftover Nazi antisubmarine pylon. Movie - "The secret life of Walter Mitty." Drinking in the US. Life goes on a Southampton weekend with Vasilli Adlerberg, Serge Obolensky, Jay Rutherfurd, Angier Biddle Duke, Craig Mitchell, and Constantin Alajalov. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with midget race car driver Walter Ader.
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                    August 11, 1947Life Magazine August 11, 1947 : Cover - Ella Raines.

Great full page color Oldsmobile ad with yellow convertible coupe car. Photographs of Cecil Beaton's costumes designed for "Lady Windermere's Fan." Awesome full page color movie poster ad for "Desert Fury." India divided from Pakistan. Portugal celebrates glories of past. Hughes story - act 2. First ascent of the Matterhorn, written by Frederick Lewis Allen - historic climbing article. Really great full page color Oldsmobile ad with yellow convertible car and lady in a Tina Leser swimsuit. Rather funny full page color 7up ad with baseball player signing autograph while everyone near him is looking away, apparently watching a play. Nice full page color Havoline motor oil ad with golfer. Feature - Portuguese anniversary. Very sad photo, Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas discovering that their children Raymond and Patricia drowned in the lake at Hansen Dam. Photo essay - Bikini atomic bomb test - the results. Earliest dinosaurs, in New Mexico on Arthur N. Pack's ghost ranch. Movie - Brute Force. Aprons. A rare woman's club, Westport, Connecticut. The Cushing sisters. Life goes Motorcycling, includes photos of "Tex" Taggart, Dorothy Robinson and Betty Robinson and others, Friendly Riders Club of Worcester, Massachusetts, Indian motorcycle. Super full page color Nash ad with yellow car and convertible bed. Werth Zuver in Senate campaign at age 17. Jacob's Pillow - a dance colony at Carter's farm.
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                    August 18, 1947Life Magazine August 18, 1947 : Cover - Viscount Mountbatten, last viceroy of India.

Full page color General Electric radios ad with Rise Stevens. Cute full page color Ford ad with art by William Steig. Two page movie poster ad for "Magic Town." Way cool full page color Dodge ad with red convertible car. India and Pakistan get their freedom, the new state of Pakistan is formed, new flags, Pakistan primarily Moslem, India primarily Hindu - it is clear from the partition map that many changes to country borders were made later. . Full page color Western Electric ad with telephone man, art by Bingham. LOVELY full page color Dodge ad with red convertible car "Smoothest Car Afloat." Aerial photos of contour farming in Whitman county of Washington. Bobby Doerr, baseball player, honored by fans. Howard Hughes before the Senate committee. Full page Jantzen girdles ad with art by Pete Hawley. Empire state building foils suicides with a system of watchfulness along the route people take to the top. The American character, with drawings by Gluyas Williams. Photo essay - the Peninsula south of San Francisco. Sports - Bobby Locke, golfer. Movie - life with Father." Art by Peter Hurd - water in the Southwest. Goldwyn vs. Thurber. Howard Hughes before the Senate committee. Cute full page movie poster ad for "Body and Soul." Life goes to a party - Sea View Beach in Virginia. Quack medical devices. Interesting full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with baseball players, football player, tennis star, golfer, swimmer, basketball player : Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Sid Luckman, Bobby Riggs, Lloyd Mangrum, Adolph Kiefer, and Nate Holman.
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                    August 25, 1947Life Magazine August 25, 1947 : Cover - Gail Sullivan.

Puerto Rican migrants jam New York. Curious full page color Ethyl gasoline ad with the children of Joan Bennett, Kay Kyser, and Claire Trevor. Full page Bell Telephone ad with amazing photo of firemen fighting a blaze, half of burning building is toppling into the street. Another full page color Sanforized fabrics ad with a lovely lady, arty by Gilbert Bundy. Greek situation nears showdown. Eisenhower boom worries politicians. Costa Rican revolt poses problem for Rio conference. Butchers of Buchenwald are sentenced. Full page color ad for The National Guard, I don't remember seeing one before. Full page color Cashmere Bouguet Beau Cake ad with Ginny Simms. Sparkle plenty doll. Sports - Ewell Blackwell, Pitcher for Cincinnati Reds, baseball. Brahman cattle. Fashion - Gibson girl clothes. Ocean Yacht race. Cute full page color Warrens Mint Cocktail chewing gum ad with Margaret O'Brien. Close-up - Mr. See'-Odd-Mack. Handsome full page color Van Heusen menswear ad. Photo essay - Blind veteran, Tony Lance. Movie - Shoeshine. Life goes on an Ocean Yacht race. Mural on the barn of Fritz Marti near Lower Salem, Ohio - students painted it. Very nice photo of Grand Army of the Republic veteran William H. Osborne and Mrs. Ruth Sheppard. College theater with photos of Lori Lanegger, Batty Jane Stanley, Ann Ramhurst, Sandy Gore and Marie Louise Blanc. Sophie Wanderer and her garden in Germany. Interesting full page Canadian Club whisky ad with buildering on Bohus Castle in Sweden, rock climbing, DAvid Baldwin. Charming full page Coca-Cola ad with art by Hufford.
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                    Magazine September 1, 1947Life Magazine September 1, 1947 : Cover - John Cobb and his Race car.

A big sports season reaches peak, includes photos of Dodgers baseball pitcher Ralph Branca, Buddy Young of College all-star football, Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson, Johnny Jorgenson of Brooklyn, Tennis' Jack Kramer, Golfer Emery Thomas and more. Full page color Pliofilm ad "P is for Prunes and Peppers." Full page color Webster Tobacco ad for Cinco cigars with Forest Hills Stadium in the background. Photo - Hindu holy men honor Nehru. Hiroshima celebrates day of Atomic bomb and campaigns for end to all wars, includes photo of very badly burned Kiyosji Kikawa. Neat full page Nash ad with two tone chocolate milk brown four door car. . Newest Fleischmann yacht takes to water, the Haida. Photo essay - Chicago grain exchange. Beulah Overell Trial. American Writers by John Chamberlain. Exploration - Antarctic oasis - ice free lakes. Movie - Black Narcissus. Really unusual aerial photo of Manhattan, wide angle camera view. Fashion - waist pinchers, corsets just for waist, not hips or bosom. Another great two page color Chrysler ad with color art by John Clymer - horses . US Students go abroad, lots of named photos, American Youth Hostel. Artist Tony Duquette. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with rodeo cowboy Jerry Ambler.
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Life Magazine 
                    September 8, 1947Life Magazine September 8, 1947 : Cover - Lady Sarah Fitzalan-Howard, Duke's daughter.

Nice full page color GE Electric blanket ad with Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Smith (B-24 tanker pilot). Samples of historic photos taken by Bert and Elmer Underwood, Stereoscopic pictures. The American Legion marches on, big parade in NYC, includes great photo of Sally Loomis of St. Paul, Dorothy Dolan of Racine, Connie Rhodee of Oconomowoc and Rosemary Schwebs of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Independence day comes to Pakistan and India. Scout Jamboree is held in France. Rancher makes his own rain, Nick Gregovitch in Arizona. Full page color Havoline motor oil ad with tennis player. Fiction - "The great footrace" by Ross Lockridge Jr. Photo essay - the Grand Canyon. Photo essay - toughest city west of Suez, Marseille. T.P. and W. makes a comeback, Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad. Movie - Frieda. Life's party - a look at English society. Three transports of Jewish refugees en route to Palestine are sent back to Germany. Very pretty full page color Webster Cigar ad.
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Life Magazine September 
                    15, 1947Life Magazine September 15, 1947 : Color cover - Painting of Madame du Barry.

Age of enlightenment, 5th in a series on the History of Western Culture. Restful days in Dublin. Very cute cartoon machine monsters show LIFE's growing pains. Photo - Families of trapped miners hold death watch, Whitehaven, England, William coal mine under the Irish sea. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Celeste McClain and her family. Another neat full page Margarine ad in yellow. Religious riots plague India. Manolete is gored to death by bull. Bub-O-Loon is newest fad, huge balloons. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Rita Hayworth. Article - Germany's lost youth. Close-up - Outsize governor, Jim Folsom. Cool full page color Tavern floor wax ad on bright blue floor - and my friends thought MY kitchen was bright! Photo essay - IBM's super salesmen. US keeps the Davis cup, Ted Schroeder vs. Dinny Pails, tennis. Hollywood riding clothes. Hybrid corn. Marshall Field & Co. pretties up elevator girls, includes photos of June Wahl and Ann Wratarich. Life's party " what I did on my vacation." - John Preston and James McCune of Louisiana, Missouri. Boxer Primo Carnera, Italian Giant, Old Satchelfoot. Gorgeous full page ad for dress from I. Magnin & company. And, a lovely full page color Ballantine Ale ad with a woman who makes me think of Snow White. President Truman in Rio de Janeiro. Cute photo of Rita Hayworth on the "Queen Elizabeth." Movie - "Her Husband's Affairs" with Lucille Ball. Full page Canadian Club whiskey ad with Eric Soderstrom and mines in Cobalt, Canada. Unusual helicopter uses, such as diving platform, umpire perch, more, Mrs. Marion Aubert. Full page color Calvert Whisky ad with art by Tom Loveland. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Mary Reilly, Table-tennis star (ping pong).
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Life Magazine September 
                    22, 1947Life Magazine September 22, 1947 : Cover - Truly Barbara, Barbara Louise Heine.

Mr. V.J. Prucha trims trees into fantastic shapes in Crete, Nebraska, topiary. Full page Ethyl ad showing hobbies of three famous people, James Melton (old cars), Louis Bromfield (Soil conservation), and Dick Powell (flying a Navion airplane). Rather strange full page Sanforized fabrics ad with man in his underwear at doctors office, art by Gilbert Bundy. "Exodus" refugees end tragic voyage. Sale of Gustave Dore paintings runs into difficulties. Tennis peepers see national singles. No-account Dragon of Furth is killed again. Article - Balance of Power. Article - English ghosts. Photo essay - fall fashions. Tuna tournament, Thorvald Sanchez, , J. M. Holden, Antonio Tarafa. Aerial photo of St. Peter's square in Rome, filled with people to hear the Pope. Thoreau's Walden. Movie - "Kiss of Death." Cracow's carvings. Life goes to an oldsters' outing in Portland, Maine, includes photos of Edward Rogers Castner and wife of Damariscotta, Alexander Killin, Mrs. Octave Pelletier, H.E. Hinds, Mrs. S.D. Benner, Ralph Mayo, Mrs. L.M. White, Abigail Wilson, James Macy, Mr. and Mrs. George N. Mansel. "Island Queen" steamer explodes in Pittsburgh. Graham "I spy" Moulton, divorce photographer. New star, Alida Valli. Nice full page movie poster ad for "Arch of Triumph."
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                    Magazine September 29, 1947Life Magazine September 29, 1947 : Color Cover - Johnny Lujack, quarterback of Notre Dame football.

Full page color Cashmere Bouquet Beau Cake cosmetics ad with Joan Bondell. Neat full page color Westinghouse ad with three different kinds of vacuum cleaners. Virginia Walton Brooks, 14, big game hunter - elephant, cheetah, impala, rhinoceros, gazelle, wildebeest, oryx, baboon, lion, - she seems to have been single handedly responsible for depleting the wildlife of Africa. Humorous full page Benex brushless shave ad with man "shaving" with garden trowel. Vishinsky's diatribe at United Nations. Taft goes west. Retrospectively funny photo of Governor Thomas E. Dewey feeling a cow. Full page color Chesterfield ad with James Stewart, Jimmy Stewart. Hurricane strikes Florida, includes photos and art by Alexander Leydenfrost. Freedom train begins tour across the US with documents of US history. Extremely bright two page movie poster ad for "Unconquered" with Gary Cooper and Paulette Goddard. Jet-propelled model autos, Cal Aero Technical Institute. "Butch" La Guardia dies. Medellin, Colombia, south American showplace - photo essay. What is takes (all the people) to transform Beryl Davis into a new hit singer, shows 56 other people, all named. Full page color Life savers ad with the Lifesavers in a slot in a fruit stand, art by Oskar Barshak. Evelyn Waugh writes about Forest Lawn cemetery in Hollywood. Feature on Notre Dame football with great color photos. The children of Whittemore, Iowas win feathers from the public library for books read, use them to make Indian headdresses, Leo Farrell.
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                    October 6, 1947Life Magazine October 6, 1947 : Cover - Franklin D. Roosevelt at 13.

Neat full page color Nash ad with see-through car showing frame. Full page Borden's ad with $25,000 contest to send in names for Elsie's new Baby. The coolest full page color Niblets Corn ad with the Green Giant sitting in a corn arm chair and reading the Corn Times! Full page General Electric television ad with football player Spec Sanders on the scene. Full page color Pliofilm ad "S is for Salmon and Soup Mix." Fun photos of people on a roller coaster at Coney Island, close-ups. Full page Studebaker ad with turquoise car and Henry C. Ryan and his sons Cyril and Henry. A different full page color General Electric light bulbs ad with Bob Hope. Color Stetson ad with art by Philip Dormont. Europe submits it's Marshall plan. Car maker Kaiser-Frazer produces 100,000th new automobile. Moscow celebrates 800th birthday. Stewart Inglehart helps US win Polo Championship, includes photos of Mexican Polo team.. Dick Tracy miniature radio watch. Very nice full page color Havoline motor oil ad with football player. Apple picking, including Cary Marshall, nice two page color spread of apple types, color photos of apple processing, more. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal profile by Ernest Havemann. Apples in the US - photo of Cary Marshall. Albert Schweitzer - jungle philosopher. Armadillos - photo essay. Hungary celebrates the Red Dean - Reverend Hewlett Johnson. Boyhood letters of FDR. Life goes to the Warrenton Horse Show - Mary Jane Dodson, Betty Baldwin, Terry Drury, Fletcher Harper. Full page color Macmillan oil ad with art by Earl Blossom. "The Dress" by Dior. Mexican whirlers, voladores, Maypole and trapeze act.
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                    October 13, 1947Life Magazine October 13, 1947 : Cover - Katrina Van Oss in "Allegro" broadway opening.

Very nice full page movie poster ad for "Golden Earrings" with Ray Milland and Marlene Dietrich. Series of photos of New Yorkers stepping around and over bodies. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Betty Burbank and her children. Report on China. Show horse trips on hurdle and is killed, horse Churchill and rider Ted McCoy. Mr. Luckman goes to Washington. Pinch-hitter provides World Series most exciting two minutes - Harry "Cookie" Lavagetto and Dodgers and Yankees, includes photo of Joe DiMaggio, baseball. Barbara Ann Smith goes home. Close-up - Picasso. Nice full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with football theme, armchair quarterback. Pictorial essay - the Northwest, includes great photo of tree climber forester Dave Kretz, Lionel Hall family, Clarence Medlock family, John J. Burns family, Bill and Ken Anacker and families and more. Karate. Full page color Capehart ad with painting of "The Modau" by Robert Riggs. Radio - "Candid microphone" catches people off-guard. Buffalo cops try to regain safety titles. Geraldine Brooks. Life goes to a party on the "Ma and Pa" railroad. Doris von Knobloch tries to mail herself to Ralph Berndt in New York. Full page movie poster ad for "Forever Amber" Very nice two page color Chrysler transmission ad that is almost all art by John Clymer, birch bark canoe at sunset. Full page Calvert whiskey ad with two Collies, art by Tom Lovell.
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Life Magazine October 
                    20, 1947Life Magazine October 20, 1947 : Cover - Young girl listening to Folk Songs, Becky Carol Robin.

Another great full page Prestone Anti-freeze ad with color, this one with an ambulance theme. Photos proving ad claim that Super Suds soap can fill two trailer trucks with suds. Blood hound finds lost baby, Louis Dunton of Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. San Bernardino revives Pony Express. Beulah Overell is freed. Fire sweeps British heath. Calf is born in air. Nazis' atomic secrets by Samuel A. Goudsmit. Close-up - a study in royal Consorts. Photo essay - Cruise of the Kon-Tiki. Full page color Pan American Coffee Bureau ad with excellent art by Howard Scott. Fashion - lipstick, color feature article. Weight lifters, including photos of Peter George of Akron, Stanley Stanczyk, Johnny Davis, Joseph de Pietro, Sung Jip Kim and others. Full page color Yardley perfumes ad with art by Bernard Lamotte. Nice full page color Western Electric ad with laying telephone lines through Saguaro Cactus National Forest, art by James Bingham. Theater - "Command Decision." Beloit has greasy pole fight. Life visits the Bureau of Weights and Measures. "New Look" for dogs. 22 Iowa farmers visit Europe. Folk Singers, including Joe Orr, Sarah Bailey, Bill Hensley, Lottie Mae McGaha. Katherine Cassidy, model. Grenadine Etching - new book. Very nice full page color US Brewers Foundation ad for beer with art by Stevan Dohanos, "Saturday football over the radio."
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Life Magazine October 
                    27, 1947Life Magazine October 27, 1947 : Cover - Lewis W. Douglas, U.S. Ambassador to Britain.

Full page movie poster for "So Well Remembered." Cute series of photos of kids with their imaginary friends added to the photos, photographer Robert Wheeler and artist Antonio Petruccelli. Duke of Alba's daughter gets married - large article with photos. Full page color Philadelphia whisky ad with art by Frank Reilly. AFL votes down John L. Lewis. DDT checks Cholera in Cairo. A mormon family has a reunion, Charles C. Rich family with 401 living descendants. Close-up - Sam Goldwyn. Photo essay - San Quentin. Fashion - the New Look for $100. Women college presidents. Pain-control clinic - New York University College of Medicine. Very pretty full page color Revlon ad with 'Cinderella's Pumpkin. ' Awful article and photos about hunting Polar bear and capturing surviving cub. Very cute full page Jantzen girdle ad. Animal imitator Donald Bain, sound effects expert. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with Johnny Murphy, Famous dog handler. A visit to Lew Douglas, Ambassador to Britain. Excellent full page color Wurlitzer music ad with fun looking halloween or costume party, arty by Albert Dorne. Full page color De Beers diamond ad with painting of Mrs. Richard Knight (Ann Philbrick), art by Peter Lauck.
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Life Magazine November 
                    3, 1947Life Magazine November 3, 1947 : Cover - Ballerinas Ruth Ann Koesun and Melissa Hayden.

Michigan football Homecoming with Jack Waters and Barbara Carlson, Bob Chappuis, Everette Faunce. Cute full page movie poster ad for "It Had to Be You" with Ginger Rogers and Cornel Wilde. Full page color Pliofilm ad with "W is for Wafers and Wieners." Great photo of flying wing. Hollywood goes on trial at the House Un-American Affairs Committee - lots of star photos. The American Past - new book of our history. German children smuggle cigarettes from Belgium. Bar Harbor, town on Mt. Desert Island, Maine, burns in forest fire. Full page color Community silverplate ad with art by John Whitcomb. Movie - Forever Amber. Full page color Lord Calvert ad with painting of Mr. John Brownlee, art by Sarra. War dead return to US soil. Old Pioneers home - story by Claude Stanush - Joe Contreras, Bob Hayden, Ed Lemmons, Gena Frazier. Leo Steppat give 15,000 year old skull a real face. Full page Ingraham Sentinel clocks ad with art by A. L. Schmidt. Ballet beauties - Diana Adams, Norma Vance, Shirley Eckl, Anna Sheselka. Richardson Dilworth runs for Mayor of Philadelphia. India and Pakistan - refugees flee to their new countries. The Roosevelt Legend by Hamilton Basso. Full page Stetson Hat ad color art by Philip Dormont. Walton MacConnell retires to his Cliffside House, La Jolla, California, including photos of Nancy Chase, Midge Preston, more.
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Life Magazine November 10, 1947Life Magazine November 10, 1947 : Cover - The Love Goddess in America, Rita Hayworth.

Full page color General Electric radios ad with Margaret Whiting. Another cute half page Benex brushless shave, this time he is "shaving" with a feather. Photo - Nor'easter submerges La Guardia field, the airport looks like an ocean. Alabama's kissin' governor has busy weekend, Jim Folsom. Wyoming's fossil fish, near Fossil, Wyoming (still operating today, 2006). Oil-slick removal. Mack Sennett. Methodist Church - photo essay. Ethiopia goes modern. Kids' football, Joseph Sears public school in Kenilworth, Illinois, includes photos of Ray Denson, George BurgoyneJohn True and others. Feature on Ethiopia. Full page color Bendix automatic washer ad with family paying bills, art by Pony. Full page Pepsodent tooth paste ad, the only tooth paste containing Irium. Foreign legion. Elizabeth's wedding gifts from the US. Japanese cannibals. High Prices - Twin sisters show the drop in buying power in a cute way at a Congressional hearing, plus large feature article. Frank Lambie - staged auto wreck and real one in same week. Movie - "Man about Town." Full page color Textron ad with lady in slip and the Eiffel tower, art by C. J. Sternberg. Full page American Airlines ad with art by Gaston sudaka. Pretty full page color Red Cross Shoes ad with art by Howard Klau Forsberg. Nice full page color Eversharp pen ad with art by Tom Webb. Full page color Kaiser Frazer ad with two cars and New York City skyline. The New Riviera. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with Reindeer in Sweden. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with bowler Ned Day.
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Life Magazine November 
                    17, 1947Life Magazine November 17, 1947 : Cover - Boxer dog breed.

Nice ad for Stetson hats with horse art by Philip Dormont. Textron menswear ad with art by Frederick Siebel. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with art by Gilbert Bundy. Ylla Koffler, professional dog photographer. Full page color Cinco cigars ad with art by Francis Speight. Another neat yellow full page margarine ad. Sergeant Arnold B. Werner comes home. Football player Joe Mocha bites Santa Clara player - photo. Howard Hughes plywood plane - the Spruce Goose takes off. Lucky Strike ad with art by Ernest Fiene. Toeless Ben Agahanian is a great football kicker, place kicking specialists. Jo Ann McDonald - pool shark. Part VI in Western Culture series - The Edwardians. Great photo of the Dreadnought battleship. Wanda Hendrix - hero and actress - dates Audie Murphy. High school fads - students swap shoes - so they are not matching. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad with Thanksgiving Dinner art by Douglass Crockwell. Bigtime rodeo in Madison Square Garden. Madam President General Mrs. O'Byrne profile by Angelica Gibbs. Van Meergeren paints fake Vermeer. Full page color Parke, Davis and Company ad about family doctor, art by Dick Williams. Germ proof lab in Bethesda - Dr. Norman Topping. Lovely Full page color ad for Stinson Flying Station Wagon 1948 airplane, red plane. Full page color Santa Fe railroad ad with Pueblo Indians in art by (probably) Frederic Kimball Mizen. Life goes to Pickfair.
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Life Magazine November 
                    24, 1947Life Magazine November 24, 1947 : Cover - New York sub debutante (Prettiest Subdeb) Pamela Helene Dudley Curran.

Sir Lawrence Olivier directs his version of Hamlet. John Wayne and Laraine full page color General Electric radios ad with Helen Forrest. Day in Tycoon - color ad. Metropolitan Opera opens - George Washington Kavanaugh, Giovanni Martinelli, Tryphosa Bates-Batcheller, Frank Sinatra, Eileen Stuart, Virginia Leigh, Mary Damon. Floods in china. Very very cute full page color Lifebuoy soap ad with woman in shower. Howard Hughes and General BE Meyer on wartime plane construction scandal. Nobel prize for literature goes to Andre Paul Gide. June Lockhart becomes a star. Hypospray is a new painless needle. Karl Priebe - Midwest painter. Was Halsey right at Leyte Gulf? by Gilbert Cant. Top Weaver Dorothy Liebes works in metal, plastic and wood. Football reunion for the 1907 championship team of Mitchell, South Dakota. A party in an octagon, eight sided house, Carl Carmer's home in Irvington, New York. Feature on Italy. Mirin Dajo shows no pain while sword goes through his body - amazingly horrible photo. Cecil B Demille makes his latest epic - Unconquered. Full page color ad for Currier and Ives shaving bowl. Acrobat Franz Furter performs 25 stories up in Lausanne. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with ice skater June Arnold.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 1, 1947Life Magazine December 1, 1947 : Cover - Gregory Peck.

Absolutely elegant full page color Forstmann woolens ad with lady in red and grey. Royal wedding brings joy to Britain, Elizabeth and Philip. Anti-semitism, editorial. Inventors try strange new ways to fly : Flying automobile by Consolidated Vultee, the Hoppi-copter, Wings by Father Albert Binsteiner. Very nice full page color Studebaker ad with 8 McGowan men, L.O. McGowan, Bob, Lyle, Wayne, David, Dean, Glen, Frank. Ezio Pinza, opera singer. Church Union in South India. Young cyclist, Donny Emory, motorcyclist at age 6 and Leif Ekberg at 4. Red Army club. Kate Greenaway clothes. Push-button football, new rule pertaining to substitute players. Smoke sleuths, Air pollution war in Pittsburgh, includes railroad locomotive 9939. Feature on Television. Cruise on the Corsair, J. Pierpont Morgan's old yacht. Nice full page color Mercury ad with red car and Christmas theme. Very cute full page color Textron ad with penguins and northern lights, art by Frederick Siebel. Cartoons by Abner Dean. Full page color American Flyer ad for model trains. Small, but hard to find - 1/8 page ad for Rollfast bicycles. Kate Greenaway clothes for Children's styles. Movie - "Gentleman's Agreement." Big feature on Television production.
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Life Magazine December 8, 1947Life Magazine December 8, 1947 : Cover - Duke of Windsor.

World's biggest telescope nears completion, for Palomar Mountain. Cute full page Sanforized ad with art by Gilbert Bundy. Full page color Jantzen sweaters ad with art by Pete Hawley. Housewife saves sluggish watchdog from fire, Mrs. Charles Dishop in Minneapolis. Chinese make war memorial of Skulls - gruesome! Stassen tours the country. Automobile design, mostly European - photo essay, includes small Davis car with three wheels. Whirlwing kite, Jesse C. Donaldson inventor. School for air Hostesses, Flight Attendants, Stewardesses - great article. Basketball's amateur professionals, Phillips Oilers. New York Lamasery. Two page spread color Chris Craft boat ad showing lots of different boats. Nightclub lunacy, dancing under a bar at the Salle Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, a little like limbo. Neat ski ad on back cover with Blanche Christian, color Camel cigarettes. Three pages of bird photos by Allan D. Cruickshank. Neat photo of new transport airplane XC-99 with the 400 passengers that can ride in it. Movie - "Mourning Becomes Electra."
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Life Magazine 
                    December 15, 1947Life Magazine December 15, 1947 : Cover - Night Club Girls - Dawn McInerney, Thana Barclay, Joy Skylar.

Full page color Ad for Royal Crown Cola with Barbara Stanwyck. French soldiers fight back communists in Paris. Charming series of photos of children who called MU 8-2205 and got Santa Claus, including Patricia Guinan, Ann Kernan, Christopher Lange, laine Jung, Jimmy O'Brien, Jo Ann Ward. Very Bright full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Alan Hale as Santa Claus. Samist artist Ernest Trova. OK, this is a bit of a gruesome ad, full page color Arrow Shirts ad with Santa about to commit suicide with a blunderbuss gun. Awesome-ist full page color Coca-cola ad with Santa at refrigerator. Fashion - petticoats. The partition of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states. Midget car racers - Bob Disbrow. Bell ringer Mrs. Arthur Shurcliff. Feature on Nightclubs, Broadway, includes The Harem, Joe E. Lewis, The Latin Quarter, The Havana-Madrid, The Cafe Society Downtown, The Copacabana. Joe Louis and Joe Walcott, boxers, Madison Square Gardens. New inventions from backyard inventors. Reef life - great images. Efficiency expert helps farmers work better - Ralph Hitz, Alva Wood, Lucas County, Iowa. Autobiography of Edward, Duke of Windsor. Himalaya mountain climbing - six new peaks scaled - Andre Roch, Alex Graven, Rene Dittert and Alfred Sutter and Annalies Lohner, Nepalese guides. Not so charming full page color Whitman's chocolates ad with choleric and sweaty looking Santa. Full page color Pliofilm ad, M is for Mincemeat and for Marshmallows. Full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad with Santa Claus and conductor looking in on sleeping child.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 22, 1947Life Magazine December 22, 1947 : Cover - Small girl singing, art by Gladys Rockmore Davis.

In this issue, an album of Christmas carols painted by seven American Artists. Small town has a lively week, Paoli, Indiana including photos of E.L. Throop, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fleming, Dick Barksdale, Eva Dillard and others. Termite exterminators exterminate house - belonging to two schoolteachers in Los Angeles. Photo of the dog who accidentally (or maybe on purpose) shot a friend of his owner, Forrest Cope, Russell Holmes. Novice pilot makes unhappy landing, F8F Bearcat on USS Tarawa. Article - a Prince at war, by the Duke of Windsor. Photo of Paoli Ramblers Basketball team winning in Indiana. Skiing prodigy, Andrea Mead of Pico Peak, Vermont. House of Cartier, jewelry. College parties, includes full page pretty color photo of four students of Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, and couples at dance at Pomona College, Claremont. Odd full page color Shell ad with "macadam salad" made of crushed rock and asphalt, art by Carl Broemel. Radio "Hush" hubbub, Ruth Annette Subbie of Fort Worth wins contest. Life attends preparations for Holiday debuts, NY society girls. Nice full page movie poster ad for "Captain from Castile." Super nice full page color Canadian Pacific railroad ad with skiing theme (one of the nicest skiing art ads I've seen). Full page color Mars candy bar ad with skiing theme (ski clothes and ski poles).
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Life 
                    Magazine December 29, 1947Life Magazine December 29, 1947 : Cover - pretty girl in Miami, Corine Gustafson, member of Coral Gables war memorial youth center.

The smart cattle of Herbert Read, oxen. One of LIFE's more gruesome photos, a dead horse in the back of a car, hit and flipped there in one blow, the car doesn't look so good either, Sam Littlejohn and his brothers were unhurt. Miami, Florida - 12 page feature in color, includes Mrs. Dana Gibson. Troops leave Italy on the Transport ship "Admiral Sims." Lillie Winter is not guilty of attempting to poison her granddaughter Marjorie Burton, or (in earlier trial) of poisoning her grandson. Neat full page color Western Electric ad showing switchboard with operators, plus wiring of switchboard, art by James Bingham. The miracle priest in Brazil, Padre Antonio Pinto. New surgery technique for ulcers. Eisenhower dinner. Miami. The Thinkers and their "Institute for Advance Study" Photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt, includes Albert Einstein, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and others. Bowler Andy Varipapa. Hasty Pudding. Rather wonderful full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Gary Cooper, as he dressed for "Unconquered."
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