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Life Magazine 
                    January 3, 1949Life Magazine January 3, 1949 : Cover - Dwight D. Eisenhower II.

Henri Cartier-Bresson photographs Peiping, China. Full page Ipana tooth paste as with Nancy Thompson. Humorous follow-up letters to the Macy's story (LIFE December 13, 1948), including one from a man who said his box arrived all smashed - I thought the same when I saw the Macy's man sliding down the chute with the parcels! Charming full page photo of baby Joann Coogan, also baby photos of Carlos Juan de Irujo, Tatha Om Ahbez, Gerard Yehudi Anthony gould Menuhin, Andrew Edgar Muldin, Ann shipton, Arthur Winston Soames. Photo of an icebound plane C-47 on an icecap in Greenland, supplies were airlifted to them in their igloos until they could be rescued. Photo of Philadelphia football game where all the players had to haul a snow-covered tarp off the field before the game could start. Gibson girl Irene Gibson goes to party in New York. Joan Fontane ad for Chesterfield cigarettes. Keedoozle grocery store with vending machines. Full page color ad for movie Enchantment. Caribbean winter travel color photos - Sea Cloud yacht, Lucille Gaston, Bonnie Brickell, others, nice photos of the Virgin Islands, too. Charles Boyer on Broadway - Red Gloves. Ed Macauley basketball player profile. The poems of Robert Burns. Ladybugs eat mealy bugs - great photos. Ana Pauker Romanian leader by Hal Lehrman. Cute photo of David Wilkie, reciting the poem "Highland Mary." Full page color Kentucky TAvern whiskey ad.
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Life Magazine January 
                    10, 1949Life Magazine January 10, 1949 : Cover - Debutante Joanne Connelley.

Nice half page color Prince Albert tobacco ad with skiing theme. Full page Woodbury soap ad with wedding of Katherine Ellison and George J. Yundt, Jr. The icecap saga has a happy ending, men from stranded planes rescued from Greenland icecap - many excellent photos. US foreign policy. Talking dog Mona an Afghan belonging to Mrs. Rodney Altman plays the "Whiffenpoof song." Neat full page ad for Caronia Cruises, a new Cunard White Star line ship. Full page color Lord Calvert ad with portrait of Robert L. Ripley, art by Sarra. US Envoy travels the rocky road to Nepal. Pasadena chooses annual Rose Queen, Virginia Bower. Too many stamps are printed in US. Conscientious cop arrests relatives, LeRoy Kaschub in Belvidere, Illinois. Close-up - portrait of Mister Papa, Ernest Hemingway. Photo essay - Hollywood's First Presbyterian church. Sports - Skeet marathon, J. Smith Ferebee. Movies - "Yellow Sky." Hindu love ballet. City snow gear. Life goes to an African coronation in Barotseland. Coming out season for Debutantes, includes color photo of Cornelia Duryea, Cynthia Cogswell, Joan Lloyd, Grace Dyer and Sarah Pell. British MG Midget car. Nice full page Cunard White Star shipping line ad for Caronia. Very nice and unusual full page color Coca-Cola ad with art by Radebaugh.
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Life 
                    Magazine January 17, 1949Life Magazine January 17, 1949 : Cover - Resort fashions, Jean Ward Patchett.

Humorous group of photos concerning a no-talking contest with Charles R. and Virginia Taylor, Maralyn Peterson. Storms spread death through Midwest. Democrats take over new congress. Four-year-old officiates at wedding, Marjoe Gortner at wedding of Raymond Miller and Alma Brown. Close-up - What happened to Mussolini's millions? Pictorial essay - Rocket to the moon, with great art including by Noel Sickler (sp?). Movie - “Live today for Tomorrow.” Full page color Studebaker ad with Bob Richey (former P-47 fighter pilot) and his father.The impeccable Marquess of Blandford, Sonny. Liberty Hyde Bailey, horticulturist. Theater - “Anne of the Thousand days.” Life spends New Year's eve in Hollywood. Imball, Nebraska hosts folks from stranded train “City of San Francisco.” Tornado in Warren, Arkansas including photo of 4 month-old David Johns, Jr. Nice full page color Western Electric ad with linemen on pole in blizzard. Unusual full page color 1949 Kaiser ad with green car and oil tanker in back ground. Resort fashions, many swimming suits. Two page color movie poster ad for Walt Disney's “So Dear to my Heart.” Nice full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with lumberjack log floating theme.
Good - $28 buy now
Good/Fair (All Good, with Very Good front cover, but back cover a bit rough) - $22 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine January 24, 1949Life Magazine January 24, 1949 : Cover - Emile Allais, great French skier.

*** 2Neat notes that Emile Allais died October 17, 2012 ... at the age of 100! Cute full page Listerine ad with girl turning down a date over the telephone. Nice full page Pullman trains ad. Nice group of photos of active Americans over 100 years of age : Nathaniel Vickers, Floence E. Dolph, Edward Van Duyne, Matilda Hull Perley, Charles W. Bailey, Wiley W. Wilcox, Henry M. Roe, Theodore A. Penland. Pretty full page color Revlon ad for Aquamarine lotion. Well-fed starlet romps in snow, Cleo Moore in California. Garry Davis cult spreads in Europe. Widow of lynch victim sobs out her grief, Amy Mallard in Lyons, Georgia - jury found white men not guilty, shame on the jury. Census tryout is held in Indiana, includes photos of Gwenn Brandenburg, Eugene Klein, Robert Reed, Albert Geis, John Carson and others. Close-up - Nehru. Photo essay - Williams college, many great college photos. Mary McCarty, actress. Unfolding house designed by Carl Koch and produced by Acorn Houses. Sports - the Allais method of skiing comes to the US, including great series of photos of Christiana turn and other technique shots. Life visits Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester. New Puerto Rico. Sid McMath, Arkansas' smart new governor. Tombs in Eridu, Iraq. Life visits Charles Laughton and his wife Elsa Lanchester. Nice full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing, ski hill theme.
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Life 
                    Magazine January 31, 1949Life Magazine January 31, 1949 : Cover - Champion Cocker dog, “Dream Boy of Chalburn.”

Photo essay - Dogs in America. Truman inauguration. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Bert Parks. Neat photos of Josef Krips conducting. Extremely cute full page photo of Julia Mae Jinnette asleep. Chiang gives up and an era ends. Charming half page Gaines dog food ad with Dachshund dog. Charles Ponzi dies in Brazil. Russell W. Davenport. David Douglas Duncan. Clifton Webb plays with a new device, trying to figure out it's purpose - bathtub cane. Nice full page movie poster ad for “A woman's secret” with Maureen O'Hara, Melvyn Douglas and others. Auto show crowds want the new models. General Motors car show at the New York Waldorf Astoria. A LIFE round table on housing. Photo essay - Turkey's army. The Acro theater in Chicago. Education - deaf child, Jerrye McKee of Beaumont, Texas. Movies - Hokum in Atlantis. University of Arkansas admits first Negro medical student, Edith Mae Irby. Cute full page color Johnson & Johnson ad with art by John Falter. Neat two page color Oldsmobile ad with many cars on freeway.
Good - $24 buy now
Fair (All Good, but spine of cover is faintly pinkish, rusted staples) - $12 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine February 7, 1949Life Magazine February 7, 1949 : Cover - text, Winston Churchill.

Beginning in this issue - the second volume of Winston Churchill's war memoirs "Their finest hour." Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with "Simple Sigh-man" charming art by Gregori. Back cover has great color ad for Coca-Cola. South African racial hatred riots. Tyrone Power and Linda get married. Israel comes of voting age. 1949 cars, an editorial. Senate's chaplain. Walter Gieseking gets the gate. Full page color Swift's Peanut butter ad with cartoon baseball, and lid that is meant to be a coaster (see through green). Flying Boxcars from the Fallon, Nevada air base are pressed into service to deliver hay, coal, more to those snowbound. Water Skiing, includes photos of Martha Mitchell at Cypress Gardens. Pretty full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with girl on a toboggan. House work clothes for women. Life goes to a square dance in Oklahoma City, with photos of John Steele Batson. Canine pole-sitter dog Bigboy in Greensboro, North Carolina. Full page Woodbury soap ad with wedding of “Calise” Caroline Louise Chauvenet to John Conley. Nice full page color Stokely's canned peaches ad. Movies - Hairbreadth Harpo. Theater - “Life with Mother.” Nice full page color Calvert Whiskey ad with Burl Ive's Great Dane “Major Ives of Diamond Lane.”
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Life 
                    Magazine February 14, 1949Life Magazine February 14, 1949 : Cover - Viveca Lindfors.

The war memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume 2, part 2 - the miracle of Dunkirk. Very, very pretty full page color Forstmann Woolens ad in black, grey and peach. West fights worst winter in history, amazing blizzard photos from Nebraska, Civil Air Patrol crash near Alliance, Nebraska, railroad man keeping track switches from freezing at Truckee, California (night in blizzard) and more. Very nice full page color Champion spark plugs ad with ice skating scene, art. Photo essay - Hard times on Broadway, photos include John McQuade family, Jean Pearson, Hildy Parks, John Gerstad and more. . Sports - two-mile running race thriller, Gaston Reiff at the Millrose Games, includes Fred Wilt, Erik Ahlden, Don Gehrmann and others. Movies - the sad short story of Viveca Lindfors. The miracle of Dunkirk, painting by Richard Eurich. Full page color 7up ad with family putting together erector set. Full page color US Army and US Air Force recruiting service ad, many photos, "This is the life of an aviation cadet." Full page color Upjohn pharmaceuticals ad with some rather odd art by Clarence Carter. Science - new wafer-thin lens. Tubeless tire goes on the market, Frank Herzegh. Life goes to the old guard ball, includes photos of Louis F. Mohr, Nathan Berkowitz, Heber Kopp and others. Nice full page Swiss watchmakers ad with two men on ledge overlook. Full page color Seagram's whisky ad with skiing theme.
Very Good - $32 buy now
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Life 
                    Magazine February 21, 1949Life Magazine February 21, 1949 : Cover - Dean Acheson, Truman's cabinet.

Nice full page color Western Electric ad with Bell System telephone 302G-3F and original box. Eunuchs of Peiping. Cute full page Keepsake diamond rings ad wit hart by Michael. The war memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume 2 part 3 - Britain at Bay. Mauna Loa volcano erupts in Hawaii - neat color photo. Photo essay - the Truman cabinet. Museum of health. Elizabeth Taylor. Art - revolt in Boston. Red Cross Art, John Falter. Aviation - Jato Junior rockets boast light plane take-offs. Theater - “Death of a Salesman.” Education - future Farriers. Sports, Tony Lavelli of Yale, basketball. Fashion - cardigans. Life goes to an elephant hunt. Crazy photo of Western Air Lines office in Alliance, Nebraska with a whole snow drift let in through a key hole (a 2Neat Facebook friend tells us that the man in the photo is Dixon Grassman - thanks!). Nice full page ad where General Mills announces their move to Kankakee, Illinois. Full page color Budweiser beer ad with skiing theme, art by Lucia. Three full pages of color Pontiac ads. Narena Greer and Richard Norris, ice skaters. Nice full page color Hamm's beer ad with skiing theme and Dick Durrance. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, "An evening of bowling," # 26 in "Home Life in America" series.
Very Good - $32 buy now
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Life 
                    Magazine February 28, 1949Life Magazine February 28, 1949 : Cover - costume clothes - photo of two cute little kids, John Norwood and Pat McCrary. Battle of Britain.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Pat Barnard of Great Neck, New York. The War Memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume 2, part 4, includes portrait section of fighter pilots. National Potato chip institute - convention. Photo essay - story of a fighter Vince Foster, Leonard Mccombe photos. Movie - Saraband. Lassie, 25th birthday of show and big party. Cute full page Bell Telephone ad with family jumping for the phone when it rings. Nice full page color travel ad for Canada. Very neat night-time photos of helicopter taking off with lights on ends of rotors, photos by Andreas Feininger. Communists occupy Peiping. Jane Nobel, female legislator from Kokomo, Indiana. Quite lovely full page color Du Pont nylon ad with nurse with baby. Conveyor belt is planned as “railroad of Tomorrow” - from Lake Erie to East Liverpool The King keeps Ulster. Jewel thief caught after stealing $500,000 - Gerard Graham Dennis. Fashion - costume clothes. Life goes to a ball in Harlem. Snore stoppers. Very nice full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad. Nice two page color Studebaker ad with yellow car at night with city lights. Nice full page color Greyhound bus ad. Merci train from France - thank you gifts for earlier wartime aid from private American citizens. Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with green car on freeway. Cool full page color Jeepster ad by Willys. Jane Noble becomes an Indiana state legislator. Full page color Schenley whiskey ad with ski scene from Sun Valley.
Good - $15 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 7, 1949Life Magazine March 7, 1949 : Cover - Television Admiral Broadway revue team, Marge and Gower Champion.

Neat full page Ford Anglia car ad. Nice full page color Mercury ad with red car and skiers in background. Pretty full page color Textron ad with water nymph in slip. Nice full page color movie poster ad for “Streets of Laredo.” Pyramid club craze sweeps nation - chain letter pyramid schemes, including photos of Peggy Walden, Mrs. Clyde Smith and others. New army has a housing scandal, Fort Dix shacks, including photos of Charles and Janet Blanchard, Will Webb family. The war memoirs of Winston Churchill, Volume 2, part 5. Photo essay - Indo-China. Close-up - G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams, governor of Michigan. Fashion - slit skirts. The Du Pont greenhouse. Peacock hunting at Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Life visits Gary Cooper, includes abandoned house in Aspen, Colorado. Three-year-old prepares for the 1964 Olympics, Dianne Kallio lifts weights. Bill Mach's cow gets stuck in silo. Nice full page Champion spark plugs ad with maple syrup collecting theme. Pretty full page color Bourjois perfume ad. Cute full page color Petri wine ad with mouse and cheese.
Very Good - $28 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    14, 1949Life Magazine March 14, 1949 : Cover - Mary Hackett Swope, Dorothy McGuire's baby, 176 minutes old.

Very nice full page color Bell Telephone ad with lineman on pole, art by Norman Rockwell. Nice full page color Red Cross shoes ad. Viacheslav Molotov mystery has everyone guessing. “The Lady” flies nonstop around the world, with photos of Roland Bonner, Melvin Davis, Virgil Young, Robert Davis, Glenn Hacker and others. German billboards are balm to lonely hearts - matchmaking service. Full page color Neolite Soles (shoe soles) ad with the family of Joe and Dorothy Sullivan (Santa Monica, California). Heir of Columbus is married. War Memoirs of Winston Churchill, volume 2, part 6. “A southern solution” by Sam Jones, ex-governor of Louisiana. Photo essay - the Southwest. Movies of 1948. Rhonda Fleming, actress. Sports - Dick Button and Co, ice skating champions. Pretty full page color Chesterfields cigarettes ad with Linda Darnell. Blue baby research, done on dogs. Pre-fab living room furniture set by Klaus Grabe. The box-top industry. Life goes to a Texas A & M party, it is also one of the biggest military schools in the US. Amazing two page bright color Chevrolet ad with tan car and red background. Two page color Naturalizer shoe ad.
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Life 
                    Magazine March 21, 1949Life Magazine March 21, 1949 : Cover - Wardrobe for Madeline Balcar, five pages of photos.

Nice full page color Hoover vacuum cleaner ad. Nice full page color Ford ad with green car. Filibuster in the senate. Full page Listerine ad with art by Jack Keay (takes some looking to figure out what the ad is for!). Dancer Ray Bolger gets knocked down by accident by the boxers Ray Robinson and Sidney Miller. Cute full page Sanforized fabrics ad "Ben Hur(ts) with art by Gregori. Lucky Lieutenant Glenn Davis is greeted by Elizabeth Taylor. Woman mayor cleans up Portland, Oregon, Dorothy Lee. Lucky Luciano has a Roman holiday. The war memoirs of Winston Churchill, Vol. 2, part 7. The strange state of the market. Photo essay - the happy life of a Cuban correspondent, Henry Wallace. David O. Selznick takes time out. White and Negro schools in West Memphis, the town's only school for negroes burned (ten rooms for 1,000 students) - as you can guess, this led to a comparison between the schools for white and black students there, ridiculous differences. Rudy Vallee's comeback. A new giant appears on man's family tree, Paleontologist Robert Broom and the Swartkrans man. Neat full page color Johnson & Johnson ad with art by G.R.D. Long-lost bird, Notornis. The chicken of tomorrow, breeding for faster growing, plumper birds. Full page color United Stated Brewers Foundation beer ad with "Television Party" art by Douglass Crockwell, different signature, # 27 in "Home Life in America" series. Religion - the Shakers. Cute full page color Arrow White Shirts ad by Cody Whitman.
Good - $35 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has minor cover wear) - $18 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 28, 1949Life Magazine March 28, 1949 : Cover - Joy Lansing.

Wild Animals of the World, A-Z bestiary. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Marge Kerrins and her sons. Super charming full page color Goodyear Pliofilm ad with housewife in see-through pink apron. Oilman Glenn McCarthy opens his new $21 million Shamrock Hotel in Houston. One of the most amazing photos and stories EVER - Truck driver Bill Cox trapped in his burning tanker truck, he was actually rescued! Tallulah Bankhead advertises for toothpaste. Victor Raul Haya De la Torre from Peru. Monte Carlo adds craps to is game list. Mayor O' Dwyer says his enemies tapped his phone, wire-tapping. Painter Bjarne Klaussen. Very pretty full page Niblets corn ad with corn in red heart shaped dish. Harry Truman the Mason. Aramco - the Saudi Arabian oil company - cool photos. Richard Widmark in Down to the sea in Ships. Julia Hubert wins $35,000 in radio contest. Baseball spring Training for Boston Braves - Southworth, Johnn Sain, Sibby Sisti, Tommy Holmes. College bull sessions by John McPartland. Nice color ad for Army, Navy and Air Force recruiting by Cassell. Swim champs Adolph Kiefer and Ann Curtis race a seal in Chicago. Full page color Schenley whiskey ad with golfing scene.
Very Good - $35 buy now
Good
- $25 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but a few pages have a thin lower edge margin water mark) - $20 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but cover and first inner page are foxed = speckled) - $12 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has a lower spine end water mark and three very small spine hole punches) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    4, 1949Life Magazine April 4, 1949 : Cover - Paul G. Hoffman.

Full page color Lifesaver ad, kids in school. full page American Airlines ad stating that the Douglas DC-3 makes its last passenger flight this month, as was the DC-4 last year, to make way for the DC-6 and the Convair - nice little explanation of airline history. Nice full page color Kotex ad with art by Tom Hall. Two page photo showing mass negro baptism, Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, Gospel Spreading Association rally. Nice full page color Western Electric ad with art by James Bingham. Absolutely charming full page color Esquire boot polish ad with kitten. Named photos of 50 famous people who have associated themselves with a Communist organization. Photo - Kissing Hippos. Finnish wolf hunt with Reindeer sleds. Henri Queuille becomes premier of France. Jack Benny starts a TV career. Ithaca, New York, a painting town. Richard Neison Harris makes 20 million dollars. Show girls learn acrobatics - Elsie Alzana and Bella Attardi. Full page color Lucky STrike cigarettes ad with woman fly fishing. Follow-up to the story of Vince Foster, boxer (LIFE February 28, 1949). Hyderabad Dancers from India. Kind Sweden plays in the snow - Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus. Dione Lucas, a blue ribbon cook. The lakeline, House boat, owned by Forrest C. Wood, designed by Clyde E. Gray. Photos of Spain by Dmitri Kessel. Paul Hoffman profile by Noel F. Busch. Color Jolene Shoes ad featuring Yvonne De Carlo. Peggy Lee and Dean Martin sing together.
Very Good - $28 buy now
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Life 
                    Magazine April 11, 1949Life Magazine April 11, 1949 : Cover - Jack "Chappie" Vaughan of Natchex, Mississippi.

Baseball and Ballerina. War in Burma. Andreas Feininger photos. New York City Opera. Glamourized houses. Bernard Berenson. Unusual full page color Ford ad with small two door maroon car. Life reports - Visit to Evita in Argentina. Russian skater hits Jackpot of medals. Improper Bostonians mob a bargain sale at Filene's department store. Miss New Orleans gets public paddling, Barbara Jean Cauthen and husband George. Shetland Islands festival. Photo essay - Spring on the Mississippi. Divorce court : Judge Hamill with Mr. and Mrs. Turner. Movie “Champion.” One-man literacy campaign, Frank Laubach. Lost children in California, Kenneth Newton Jr., John A. Ingham, Boy scout troop, boys floating down river. Doctors Atlas and Hottle discover test for cold virus. Nice full page color Santa Fe railroad ad. Humorous comparison of high-brow and low-brow tastes. Peter Blume and his painting “The Rock.” Curious half page Hanes underwear ad with mountain climber.
Good - $16 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine April 18, 1949Life Magazine April 18, 1949 : Cover - the MOST charming photo of Mary Martin in "South Pacific."

Oil well fire photos - offshore Louisiana Shell Oil. Hospital burning tragedy in Effingham Illinois, including Doris Brummer, Bobby Ries, Fern Riley. Photo - Memorial to French resistance Martyrs. Atlantic pact is signed. Elko County, Nevada, including Isador “Lolo” Munos. Two page color Kelvinator refrigerators ad seven different models. Nice full page color Budweiser beer ad with art by Howard Klau Forsberg. Van Eyck altarpiece - many amazing color pages. Neat full page color Maxwell House Coffee ad with art by Anton Otto Fisher showing freighter ship in heavy seas. Swimmer Keith Carter of Purdue, including photos of Wally Ris, Joe Verdeur, Jimmy McLane. Cute half page Barbasol ad with fireman rescuing woman in filmy nightgown. Big feature article on Elko county, Nevada. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with "Meeting Her Parents" art by Douglass Crockwell. Circus glamour. Barnstorming revival, flying, including Sammy Mason, Frances Kari. Bail-out kite, the Magikite. Easter Egg Hunt at Glen Taylor school in Walnut Creek, California. Full page movie poster ad for “Champion” with Kirk Douglas, with color. Neat full page color Chrysler ad with green car head on. Lightweight resin insulation. Movie “Quartet” by Somerset Maugham.
Good - $28 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine April 25, 1949Life Magazine April 25, 1949 : Cover - Paris fashions, Marie Jose Darene with an unusual hat.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mary Mohr. Full page color Bon Ami Glass Gloss cleaner ad (for glass AND silver), the first I remember seeing in LIFE. Full page color Kellogg's Pep cereal ad. Full page color McGregor sportswear ad with golf theme. Millions see moon in rare total eclipse. Italian fascists reappear. Pacific northwest has worst earthquake, includes photos from Seattle, Washington, fault in Puyallup, bent radio tower of KJR.. Man has a merry week, includes photos of Robert Niles, Dick Riedel and Bill Barris - record for sustained flight, and more. Military union is being perfected at Fontainebleau. Photos and short story about 70 Illinois farmers gathering to plow a sick friend's land, Harold Thomas, 150 acres in three hours. Photo essay - the Trust territory of the Pacific, includes Solomon Island, Caroline Islands, Marianas, Bikini island and much more. Awesome two page color Plymouth ad with handsome blue four door car. Close-up - Morgan the Great. Awesome and colorful full page movie poster ad with "In King Arthur's Court." Mechanical miner, for coal ming, by Joy Manufacturing Company. Television - the Goldbergs march on. Milton's marathon, television. Paris styles. Transportation, the Talgo, a truly bizarre new kind of train for passengers. Full page color Hanes shirt ad with art by Tom Hall. Sports - Gorgeous Gussie, Augusta Moran a tennis player. Life visits the Lettuce Box, $5 loan for weekend to Bud Shively. Nice full page color Chesterfield ad on back cover with Joan Crawford. Excellent full page color Sunny Brook whiskey ad with cowboy, art by Charles LaSalle.
Very Good - $35 buy now
Good - $25 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover has light wear) - $15 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine May 2, 1949Life Magazine May 2, 1949 : Cover - Arnold Galiffa, West Point's eight letter man, baseball.

Irish become a free nation, Ireland. Full page color Community silverplate ad with bride in veil, art by Jon Whitcomb. Another charming full page Sanforized fabrics ad "In-bad the Sailor", art by Gregori. Sewell Avery keeps his job. C.I.O. party-liner wins election. Full page Plymouth ad with Toby Couture, head test driver. Madrid observes the parade of silence. Air force knocks out Navy's super carrier - U.S.S. United States is abandoned, article includes photo of B-36 plane number BM-004. Heresy is charged to Church leaders. Mrs. Virginia Pitcairn is swept off schooner. Tuberculosis vaccine. Georges Braque, painter. World's first sun-heated (solar heat) home in Dover, Massachusetts. Princeton's bellmaster, Arthur Bigelow. Those famous photos - effects of a 300 MPH wind on human face. Contented Ceylong. Fancy Napkin folding. Full page color Jewelite ad for hair brushes from company Pro-phy-lac-tic (Ha!). Pretty full page color Coty make-up ad.Nice half page Cole "Proud as a Peacock" dress, art by Ron Wicks. In Texas, almost everybody paints bluebonnets, includes Mrs. Stella Tylor. Corinne Calvet takes over from absent Hayworth. Article about Arnold Galiffa, baseball, basketball, football, all at West Point. Full page color Arrow Sports Shirts ad with art by Whitney Darrow, Jr. WICU television in Erie, Pennsylvania. Industrial designer Raymong Loewy. Joseph Carl Boudreaux, J.C., actor.
Very Good
- $62 buy now
Good - $48 buy now
Fair (All Good, looks nice, cover has a mildly rough texture from water mist) - $30 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has a water marked spine end) - $20 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine May 9, 1949Life Magazine May 9, 1949 : Cover - Jane Stone of Missouri.

Full page Bufferin ad, the first I remember seeing in LIFE. Full page movie poster ad for "Bride of Vengeance" with Paulette Goddard. Excellent half page Cole swimming suit ad with art by Ron Wicks. Looting in Nanking, photos. Photo of the cruiser H.M.S. London with lots of damage from shelling in Yangtze, China. Horrible photo and sad story about puppy Lucky, found with her dead mother, includes wire correspondence back and forth from LIFE chief - Lucky then goes to New York (from Texas) and commences with having a great life. Wreck of the S. S. Magdalena, a British luxury liner on her maiden voyage to Rio de Janeiro. The "Peace" road show. The European Recovery Program, gives French farmer Georges Raoul Fremond a new tractor. Coed colleges, Jane Stone (University of Missouri), Janet Sherman Trowbridge (Smith College) - great color photos. Movie - "The Stratton Story" about a baseball pitcher Monty Stratton. Pearl Harbor, the Japanese version in captured film. Broadway's Josh Logan. Full page color Johnson and Johnson ad with art by G. R. D. FDR, Jr. Burmese Pagoda Shwe Dagon. Dr. William Beebe, moth catcher. Peter Stackpole photos. Argentina Polo. Cute little story with photos, twins marry twins (all identical), Marie and Marjorie Christodoro to Edwin and Wilfred St. Martin. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with baseball players Gene Bearden and Johnny Vander Meer.
Good - $18 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine May 16, 1949Life Magazine May 16, 1949 : Cover - 5 year-old boxer, Jackie Boots of Glendale, California.

The atom, a 16 page primer for laymen. Nice full page movie poster ad for “We were Strangers” with Jennifer Jones, John Garfield, Pedro Armendariz and others. Cute sexy full page Jantzen girdles ad with art by Pete Hawley. Russian back down in Germany. Full page Williams shaving cream ad with Walter Huston. Loss is $6 million in race track fire, California's Hollywood Park. What's with the movies? by Eric Hodgins. Close-up - the Aga Khan, the Aly (his heir) and Rita Hayworth (Aly is courting her). Half page Vitalis ad with baseball player Joltin' Joe diMaggio. Here's a good subtitle "Pussy is too valuable to be confined by law" - it's about the Marauding Cats bill. Photo essay - shooting the Salmon River, includes photos of Hank Hastings, Helen and Peter Brooks, and others. Sports - Kids in the ring with coach Joe Clark, photos include Jimmy Cole, Bobby Wells, boxing. Sports - Vicki Draves, swimmer. Boating the Salmon River in Idaho, Hank Hastings, others. Adhesive bras. Astaire and Rogers dance again. Feature on the Atom. Tenth Tarzan movie. Happy Bibliophile Oscar B. Cintas of Cuba buys Gettysburg address. How Colorado School of Mines students treat their professors - in fun. Cute half page Cole swim suit ad. Pretty full page color Barbasol ad with pin-up girls. Nice two page color centerfold Kaiser ad with blue Traveler car. Helle Bonnet of France. Nice full page color Lucky Strike ad with tennis theme.
Good - $28 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    23, 1949Life Magazine May 23, 1949 : Cover - Actress Sarah Churchill.

Nice full page movie poster ad for “The Barkleys of Broadway” with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, with color. Cute full page color Jantzen swim suits ad, art by Pete Hawley. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Annelle Tice and her family. Report about Swat in northern Pakistan and its ruler, the Wali. Jersey City throws out Mayor Hague. Humorous set of photos showing reactions to a nude painting by Wagner. Truck blows up under Hudson River in the Holland tunnel. Wisconsin students produce the biggest M - Wisconsin Institute of Technology at Platteville, miners. Photos of executions in Shanghai. Postmistress gets the stamp of disapproval, Verna Woodward and Rae Publicover in East Westmoreland, New Hampshire. Giraud's escape. New political leader E. George Luckey, a cattleman from California. Photo essay - African animals. Sarah Churchill stars in comedy. Two page color Goodyear tires ad with Glen Jones (Sheriff, Clark County, Nevada), Mrs. Thomas HIggins (Westerly, RI). Photo essay - traveling salesman, Robert Brooks. Movie - “Home of the Brave.” Trappist monastery - book “Seven Storey Mountain” by Thomas Merton. Sports - Iron Gaylord Bryan, track star at Stanford. Mae West. Kukla, Fran and Ollie. Life visits Pierre Monteux. Nice full page color Summerettes shoe ad with Lucille Ball. Story of how Henri Honore Giraud escaped from the Konigstein fortress. Full page color Hamm's Beer ad. Oh-la-la full page Cole swimming suit ad with Esther Williams, art by Ron Wicks. Full page Sinclair Opaline motor oil with cute art (woman has called police for a mouse) by Valentine.
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Life 
                    Magazine May 30, 1949Life Magazine May 30, 1949 : Cover - F.D.R. at age 2.

The early life of Franklin D. Roosevelt, an exclusive picture story from his family albums. Photos of the 68 living veterans of the Civil War. Monaco buries its sprightly old prince. Chinook pass has snowdrifts in May - nice photo of snow blower clearing road with mountain in back. The Hawkings hold last outpost of empire. Nice full page movie poster ad for “The Big Steal” starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and William Bendix. Sports - Scout's dream, Johnny Groth rookie baseball player. Movies - Mr. Belvedere and Mr. Webb. Gustave Courbet, artist. Industry - model factory, Harry Ferugson plant in Detroit. Nightclubs - Artie Shaw's Bop Flop. Life goes to the Arapahoe hunt club, Colorado at Phipps ranch. Handsome full page color Plymouth ad with blue four door car. Spring weekend at Syracuse University, New York with photos of Anne Bottomley, Lorna Copp, Betsey Smith and others. Cute full page color A & P Supermarket ad with mother and matching daughter. Holy man Sri Ramana Maharshi of India. Very pretty full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with bride.
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Life Magazine June 
                    6, 1949Life Magazine June 6, 1949 : Cover - Summer playclothes, Ronnie Porter.

Very cute full page color Textron ad with men's Casbah pajamas, art by Frederick Siebel. Neat full page color Chrysler ad with yellow convertible (top up). Nice full page movie poster ad for “Edward, My Son” starring Spencer Tracy and Deborah Kerr. The Armed Services battle it out over the B-36 airplane, including Floyd Odlum and wife Jacqueline Cochran. Photo - James Forrestal's body is carried to Arlington. Another (Victor) Reuther is ambushed, his brother Walter was a year ago. Nice full page color Hamm's beer ad with golfer Olin Dutra. Rita Hayworth marries Aly Khan. Two Vermonters in jail for debt, Bernard Smith and Ralph Fugatt. Chaos in Asia. Close-up - Pancho Ganzales, tennis player. Full page Ammident tooth powder ad with Dora Scheflan and her son. Nice full page color Champion spark plug ad with race car driver art by Noel Sickles. Photo essay - arthritis. Movie - “Sorrowful Jones.” Surgery in color television. Art - Niagara Falls, includes 4 different depictions of tight rope walkers. Nice full page color Interwoven socks ad with art by Fell. Busy bird hospital, Birdland in Los Angeles, with Idella G. Manisera. Life visits Washington's luckiest kids, Children of Congressmen. Mayo clinic finds a treatment for arthritis. Deerfield Academy, Massachusetts celebrates 300 years of town history. Nice half page Cole swimsuit ad with art by Ron Wicks.
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Life Magazine June 
                    13, 1949Life Magazine June 13, 1949 : Cover - Actress Marta Toren.

Moundsville, West Virginia prison break. Gorgeous full page color Proctor toaster ad with stunning bride - holy cow, this is a toaster ad! Another full page Modess ad that is simply a photo of an elegant woman in a couture gown in a lovely setting. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with more of Gregori's humorous art. Horrible story about Mike Rector who was burned over 70 percent of his body by two playmates, he went through skin grafts and is still improving now 7 months after the "accident." Comedian Danny Kaye, profile. Saginaw Michigan has a funeral for old well pump. Photo of dog climbing a fence, by Elaine Wilsey of Virginia, Minnesota. European coast is great travel destination, Portugal, Spain, France, Low Countries, Norway and Denmark, great photos. Lose weight in a Portable Steam Bath. Disease study uses colored mice. All girl rodeo - Josephine Willis, Judy Hayes, Betty Barron, Joyce Dyer. Outstanding graduates of 1949: Robert Brentano, Minturn Tatum Wright, Lionel Noel, David Woodruff, Richard Carvolth. Archie Robertson converts from Catholic to Protestant. Organ grinder Sam Canzona. Chicago triplets club. Lovely full page color Pennsylvania Railroad ad. The creeping sprinkler, moves along hose (we still have them today). Full page color Budweiser ad with sailing theme, art by Howard Klau Forsberg. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, "Planning the Vacation Trip." # 30 in "Home Life in America" series.
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                    Magazine June 20, 1949Life Magazine June 20, 1949 : Cover - High school graduate Marcia Mattson, Hillsdale High School.

Nice full page Bell Telephone ad with operator with big old headset. Neat full page color 1949 Ford ad with three wood-sided station wagons. A Sultan's daughter weds a Caliph, Morocco. Hawaiian strike nears showdown, including photo of Mrs. Richard Cooke. Evita observes Argentina's anniversary. Sequel - the Hawkings' come through safely in Shanghai. Photo essay, Hillsdale High, including photos of senior class, the band, top 15 students, Dick Kessler, Douglas Arnold, Pat Estell, Bill Pulley, David Hayhow, Rosalee Rossetti, Walter Dimmers, Bill Katzenmeyer, Betty Tenney, Caroline Bowsman, Esther Duncan, Bill shilling, Bob Hughes, Esther Duncan and many others. . Sports, the Washington Huskies, collegiate rowing, including photos of Charlie McCarthy, Al Ulbrickson, Rod Johnson, Norman Buvick and others. . Book-buyer No. 1, Eustace Seligman, first member of the Book-of-the-month club. Fashion - Riviera fashions. Tiny cameras. Gene Pene du Bois. 70 Sculptors. Travel - the Skyline drive, Virginia. Travel - the Rocky road to Rio, Paul Harder and Dick Walker motorcycle to Rio de Janeiro. Sleeping sickness cure. Nice full page movie poster ad for “Roughshod” starring Robert Sterling, John Ireland and others. Neat photo of sheep herd belonging to Joe Hodgen, crossing the top of the Grand Coulee Dam.
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Life Magazine June 
                    27, 1949Life Magazine June 27, 1949 : Cover - Arlin Gruenewald, Inland Sailing.

10 pages in color - includes photos of Ted and Margery Wells, Oshkosh Yacht Club, Wilfred Gmeiner, Detroit Yacht Club, Murray Knapp's Blitzen. A Hollywood round table - the movies. Very cool full page color Nash airflyte ad with sci-fi looking green car. Nice full page color Plymouth ad with green car. New harvest adds to big wheat surplus, includes photos of Waggoner ranch (Texas), Roy Judd. Sears, Roebuck rolls into Rio de Janeiro. “Silly Honey” shoots a ballplayer - Ruth Ann Burns and Eddie Waitkus of Philadelphia Phillies, baseball. Hoover receives his 74th honorary degree. Unusual full page Goodrich tires ad with crewing theme. Full page color Post Toasties corn flakes cereal ad with art by Gregori. Photo essay - atom city, Los Alamos in New Mexico. Fashion - nylon 1949. Life visits Palumbo's restaurant in Philadelphia, many parties on June 11th. Two page color Sunbeam toaster ad - toasters were clearly a big deal! Total war against bookies in Texas, Dale Richardson. Wow - two page color Jantzen swimsuit and sunclothes ad. Mrs. Georgia Neese Clark becomes first woman Treasurer of the USA. Cute full page color Hanes men's underwear ad, bias cut shorts. Really unusual full page color Coca-cola ad on back cover.
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Life Magazine July 
                    4, 1949Life Magazine July 4, 1949 : Cover, Holiday at the beach, Pat Paulo and David Rochlen.

Nice full page color Studebaker ad with blue Champion Starlight coupe and red Commander convertible. Pretty half page color Skol sun tanning lotion ad. Dan and Mrs. Mannix with tame bald eagle. Our economy develops an engine knock. Gussy's lace panties startle Wimbledon, Getrude Moran tennis player. St. Louis has a race riot. Orwell's strange world of 1984, illustrated by Abner Dean. Interview - what do you think of television, Mr. Fred Allen? Pictorial essay - the opening of the west. Peter Schlumbohm the inventor, kettles, coffee makers. Midget air racer, pilot Bob Downey. Mule beats horses, Camp Carson, Colorado - Hambone. Movie “Lost Boundaries.” Unconsecrated church of St. Francis in Brazil. Natural history - baby mammoth from near Fairbanks, Alaska. Life spends a day with Dave Rochlen the Lifeguard, including photos of Pat Paulo. Very pretty full page color Pontiac ad with blue convertible. Musical “Miss Liberty.”
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                    Magazine July 11, 1949Life Magazine July 11, 1949 : Cover - Bob Mathias, olympic decathlon champion.

Korean assassin Kim Koo dies by gunfire. West fights grasshopper plaque. Slipstream strips sliding stunter (very funny photos!), Roland Toutain. Babbling Bunyan entertains railroad fair crowd. Cover girl Ann Pederson of Santa Rosa gets a diploma and a crown. Bess Truman and her home town. City against Auto - photo essay, Los Angeles and freeways. Seward Glacier, Alaska exploration led by Colonel Walter A. Wood - great color photos. G.E. thunderbolts - science. Cool full page photo of ranks and ranks of motorcycles, Los Angeles' motorcycle police force. Aerial photos of ticky-tacky-type homes built by Henry Kaiser and Paul Troutdale in Los Angeles area, each adding another car to the congestion. Full page color Youngstown kitchens ad with art by Hamon. Clowns, with full page color photo of Paul Jung, many others in color on following pages. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell, "Friends over for Tennis," # 31 in "Home Life in America" series. Why baseball pitchers get nervous - article about Yogi Berra. Tom Lea and his brave bulls. Paul Bunyon talks to the Chicago Railroad Fair. Nice full page Listerine ad with swimmers, artist name looks like Darling. Full page color "Watchmakers of Switzerland" ad with art by Baumgartner. Wow - two page color movie poster ad for “Mighty Joe Young” gorilla.
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                    July 18, 1949Life Magazine July 18, 1949 : Cover - Hollywood's Children - Sharon Harmon.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Don and Eloise Phillips. Parisians climbing trees - Catherine Arley. Extremely handsome full page color DeSoto car ad with maroon four door car. Japanese soldiers return home after being prisoners of war. Interesting story about Brenda Allen, her house of prostitution in Los Angeles, and the policemen Charles Stoker (who arrested her) and Elmer V. Jackson (who frequented her establishment). Alger Hiss trial review by James Bell. Yet another hugely crowded beach scene at Coney Island on the Fourth of July. Wingless chickens live in smaller space, and get plumper, more improved chicken meat research - Peter Baumann. Heterochromatic girls has eyes of two colors - Jan Clark. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Anne Baxter. The Crosley Hotshot - lightweight race car. Story of Alwyn Sonny Ivers and Betty Bowen, they killed an assailant, Bill Brock. Profile of Archbishop Josef Beran of Prague. Hamms Beer ad featuring Johnny Faunce. Broadway photo album - Mary McCarty, Irving Berlin, Estelle Winwood, Mack Sennett, Ray Bolger, Elia Kazan. Oil mines in Rifle, Colorado - shale oil, oil shale. The New Israel by John Phillips, includes a photo of the young Moshe Dayan. The Legend of Will Rogers.
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Life 
                    Magazine July 25, 1949Life Magazine July 25, 1949 : Cover - Janet Sims in Plastic beach boat.

Nice full page Hertz rent a car ad. Nice full page movie poster ad for “Madame Bovary” starring Jennifer Jones, Van Heflin and others. Very cute photos of mama cats nursing different kinds of “kittens” - rabbits, ground hog, squirrels, and skunks. Photos of dogs nursing, cat, raccoons, and a fawn. Very nice full page color Plymouth ad with red convertible car, art by H. Miller. New Friant-Kern canal furnishes water for California Eden. Life congratulates some newlyweds : Selznick, Fogelson, Chappuis, Grau, Ogden Reid Jr., Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw. Rugged Roy and Walter Reuther enter round four. A leading hypnotist demonstrates his art, Dr. Franz Polgar. Close-up - Albert Schweitzer. Photo essay - Yosemite with photos by Ansel Adams.. Photo essay - Father of the Bride, a new book featuring Peter Saracco. Young fashion designers : Ginny Anderson, Anne Fogarty, Betsy Cann, Peggy Thayer, Lorraine Budny, Isabelle Dobson. Biggest baptist church, Akron temple. Beach boats. Popcorn in movie theaters. Curious two page color advertising ad featuring the smelly fruit Durian. Very cute full page Sinclair Opaline Motor oil ad with four sailors helping a lady into a boat, art by Lee Wood. London County Council's nursery school with nude students.
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                    Magazine August 1, 1949Life Magazine August 1, 1949 : Cover - Joe DiMaggio - great photo.

Little follow-up letter to photo (LIFE July 11, 1949) of baseball umpire Ed Rommel calling a man safe on base. Friendship racket stirs Washington. Full page color Meadow Gold ice cream ad with the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad "Midsummer Night's Scream" with funny art by Gregori. Negroes are Americans, includes excellent photo of Jackie Robinson with his wife and son, baseball. . Shriners and Lions hold conventions. How Great Britain went broke in four years. Argentine quintuplets are six, Diligenti quints. Photo of Channel Swimmer Shirley May France of Somerset, Massachusetts, preparing for a practice swim. Rome - photo essay. Sailboat Rubaiyat in trouble off Point Betsie, Michigan, neat photo of man all the way up the mast - very exciting for him, I'm sure. Hollywood's Michael Cohen is gunned down, but not killed. Full page color Shell oil company ad with Old Faithful geyser, art by Rolf Klep. Television comics Johnson and Olsen. Best artificial hand yet - medicine. Fashion - visible slips. TV dog days. Feature article on Joe DiMaggio, baseball. Horizon-to-horizon camera designed by Richard Philbrick : this is a new development that was part of the classified CORONA project to run surveillance on the Societ nuclear missile program (though it doesn't say so in the article ... a 2Neat customer alerted me to this once the work was declassified.) and includes a neat aerial photograph of Manhattan. Igloo pictures. Gwendolyn Cafritz, Washington party giver. Pickle propaganda, National Pickle week, Man of the Year Mr. Dill Lamar Pickle of Rolling Fork, Mississippi, pickle on top of Chicago television tower.
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Life Magazine 
                    August 8, 1949Life Magazine August 8, 1949 : Cover - Straw hats in fashion - Fairfield County - Deborah Reynolds.

Photo essay on Fairfield County, country home of smart New Yorkers. Neat full page color Western Electric ad with women working on wiring new piece of equipment, art by James Bingham. Nice full page color Chiggon soap flakes ad with mother and daughter washing matching outfits. Mayola Amici is photographer in his village in the Belgian Congo. LIFE photographers take a neat photo of natives catching fish in funnel traps on the Congo River. Gold smugglers from Macao. Cute photo of terrier dog named Skipper (Rehoboth Beach, Delaware) cooling himself in a tub of water. Photo of the death of stunt parachutist Arthur Smith at Three Rivers, Michigan. The last war prisoners come home to Vienna. US sells arms to European armies. Life Congratulates: Henry Fonda, Nellie Brown, Sally Brady (Queen of Freckles), Dr. Serge Boussevitzky, Mayor Walter Kolb, George Bernard Shaw, Gail Russell, Jack Pyland Jr, Stephen Meunier. Jackson Pollock, great American Painter, his art in color. Dime store fashions. Another charming full page color Post Toasties corn flakes cereal ad with art by Gregori. Photographer Jurg Klages photographs the animals at the Zurich zoo. Motorcycles enter the mainstream in California, great photos of early cycles. Vertical wind tunnel for testing planes and parachutes. John Ringling North - circus owner profile. How to cheat at cards by John Scarne. Nice full page color Kotex ad with gardening art by Tom Hall.
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Life Magazine August 
                    15, 1949Life Magazine August 15, 1949 : Cover - How to dress for Hollywood, Brynn Noring.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Mrs. Jean Brouard and Evin and Roger of Noroton Heights, Connecticut. Charming full page Bell Telephone ad with couple arranging a date. Neat full page two color movie poster ad for "Black Magic" starring Orson Wells and Nancy Guild. Nice full page color DeSoto ad with gold car showing fold down back seat. Full page color Armour ham and bacon ad, high cholesterol breakfast. Cute photos of Gene Nelson goofing for his little son. Sweden holds gymnastic world series. Ump pretends he's blind, Harry Samuel "Steamboat" Johnson. Justice Douglas explores Iran. Louisiana town hits jackpot, Marsville gets slot machines. Medicine - infantile paralysis, polio, includes children in pools, West Haverstraw, more. Article - Poliomyelitis, a case history, Bentz Plagemann. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas visits the mountains of Iran. Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Jean Brouard and her children. Photo essay - Thurn and taxis. World's wettest, sportiest boat, the little Sailfish. Life visits "Mama" Koshetz. Gruesome photo of bear biting Trainer Buck Robinson in Monte Vista, Colorado. Old fellows in Whitney, Texas get their bench back. Amazing photo of Everette Haydock climbing down from his airplane that is stuck in a tree. Shirley May France, channel swimmer. Nice color photos of actresses : Barbara Bates, Alexis Smith, Janet Leigh, Linda Darnell and Ann Blyth. Brynn Noring, new star.
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Life Magazine August 
                    22, 1949Life Magazine August 22, 1949 : Cover - American Cowboy - C.H. Long.

Wilderness fire fighters, Full page color Post's bran flakes cereal ad with art by Gregori. Flamingos, photos of adults with young. Smokejumpers - ordeal by fire - Marvin Sherman, Henry Thol Jr., Newton Thompson, David Navon, great photos, Mann Gulch fire, Montana. Jimmy Steward marries Gloria Hatrick McLean. Detroit's car production nears record, Ford fears a strike. Photos of earthquake damage in Ecuador. Oh my gosh, a horrible photo of a Michigan boxer dog completely full of porcupine quills, not very smart. West Coast Theater, Barbara Britton, Mary Finney, Oliver Cliff, Gregory Peck, John Archer. Coney Island - thrill seekers on lighted ridge - great photos. Pole sitter Charley Lupica first sees his new son on television (he is still up the pole, but has a little TV) - he was waiting for the Cleveland Indians to take first place in the American League (baseball). Excellent full page color Ballantine's Ale ad with swimmer. Big feature on the Cowboy. Photo gallery of cowboys by Leonard McCombe. Movie ad for “Easy Living” with Victor Mature, Lucille Ball and Lizabeth Scott. University of Wisconsin, Madison, has a summer prom, including water ballet, Queen Betty O'Donnell, others.
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                    Magazine August 29, 1949Life Magazine August 29, 1949 : College fashions, Ann Hemenway and Mary Mohr.

Nice full page color Ford ad with green car and Brakes theme. Undersea veteran makes man's deepest dive, Otis Barton. New German chancellor affirms link with west. Rockets go awry on Riviera. Jap swimmers regain their supremacy. Boy photographer snaps motorcycle death, Alan Howe and John Kenyon (Sioux Falls). Margaret Mitchell dies - author of Gone with the Wind. Sequel - GI homesteader makes good, Dale Sprout (see January 20, 1947). Greyhound bus driver Harry Huter. Photo essay - insect engineers. Million-dollar trio - Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky and Artur Rubinstein. Fashion - college fads. Life visits a suffering but victorious queen, Miss Oklahoma, Georgine Ruth Leeka. Photo of Amish raising a barn for Ben Weaver near Mt. Hope, Ohio. Nice full page movie poster ad for “I married a communist” starring Laraine Day, Robert Ryan and others. Nice full page color Hamm's Beer ad with baseball player Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals. Sand sweeper Machine to clean public beaches.
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Life 
                    Magazine September 5, 1949Life Magazine September 5, 1949: Cover - Ben Turpin - comedy's greatest era.

World's largest log jam in Kemi River, Finland. Full page Sanforized fabrics ad "Noah's Irk" with cute art by Gregori. Full page color Champion spark plugs ad with cowboy dance, art by Noel Sickles. Curious two page photo showing skirt lengths. Baseball - Yanks or Red Sox? - Cards or Dodgers? - great photos! Little Jeanette Markunas has to go to Vienna with her grandmother, parents cannot keep her in US. Zip in Tennis, an editorial about the recent improvements in players. Full page color "Watchmakers of Switzerland" ad with art by Norman Rockwell. Full page Sinclair Opaline Motor oil ad with woman with four bulldogs, art by Lee Wood. Actress Shelley Winters, nice photos. Martha Beck heads for electrical chair, execution at Sing Sing. Civil war's last shells are exploded. San Francisco houses - photo essay. 25 million-volt cancer treatment, feature on Cancer treatment. Lionel diesel-izes. FCC ends radios most popular programs, the giveaway programs, (as reported by their 2Neat granddaughter, it includes a photo of Robert and Jeanne Thompson getting married on February 7, 1946 on the show "Bride and Groom", Jeanne is wearing Judy Garland's wedding dress from the "The Harvey Girls"). New Orleans children's recreation program is most progressive in the US.
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Life 
                    Magazine September 12, 1949Life Magazine September 12, 1949 : Cover - Marshal Tito.

Great photo - Ross Dam on Washington's Skagit River. Tito defies the Kremlin. Storm takes toll of citrus crop. Hollywood has trouble with the bikini swimming suit. Ripley auction brings $90,000. "Hap" Arnold recollects. Rockford Illinois - American community - photo essay, including Sam Sygulla, Alex Armato, Stan Wentland, Frank Frech, John Holmstrom and families and others. Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with Mr. and Mrs. Jascha Heifetz. Needlework. Biggest atomic explosions. School clothes. Hindu tower, temple in Madras, India. Mickman makes it. Rookie McDermott. Prairie dog. Mrs. Mesta's grand entry. Hopalong Cassidy. Nice full page Hart Schaffner & Marx men's wear ad with art by Tom Hall. Pretty full page color Plymouth ad with blue DeLuxe 4-door sedan showing inside back seat. Rose Marie Dionne announces wedding. Anatoly Barsov, diary of a Russian deserter. Very nice full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with Fire fighters and fire house, art by Steven Dohanos. Awesome full page color American Airlines ad with pilot and copilot. Cute photo of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Summers and their three sets of twins. Photos of children Richard Floyd, Willie Garrison, Johnnie Elmo, and Steve Magidow. Nice rare full page color Diamond Matches ad.
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                    September 19, 1949Life Magazine September 19, 1949 : Cover - Arlene Dahl.

Football cartoons by Madilyn and Marilyn Wood. War babies go to school - Douglas Carroll Ballard. LIFE girls go to Miss America contest, Mary Jane Stone, Georgine Rith Leeka and Jone Ann Pedersen. Howard Unruh kills 13 in Camden. Full page color Western Electric ad with art by Gail Phillips. Capri - island paradise - travel profile. Arthritis hormone helps patients Ernest J. Hills. Full page color Neolite Soles (shoe soles) ad with the Gilbert family of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Big feature article on the "War Babies hitting the First Grade" - I believe this is the leading edge of the Baby Boomers. Television actresses work hard to find a role. Pancho Gonzales and Ted Schroeder battle for 34 games in one tennis set. Labrador - photos and profile by George Silk. Gorgeous two page color Chen Yu finger nail polish ad. Musician Richard Strauss - profile. Johnson & Johnson ad featuring children art by Gladys Rockmore Davis (GRD). Nice feature article on Labrador Mission, Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, lots of photos, Dr. Anthony Paddon, Dr. Charles Curtis. Evelyn Waugh on the American Catholic church. Kanab Utah is a great movie location - Stagecoach, Outriders, My Friend Flicka. Lovely full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad on back cover with Lucille Ball.
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Life Magazine September 
                    26, 1949Life Magazine September 26, 1949 : Cover - Two outfits out of one - Niki de Saint-Phalle.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with the Stephen Schwartz (Catonsville, Maryland) family. Alfred Eisenstaedt dresses up as famous stars. Full page Bell Telephone ad with famous circus clown Emmett Kelly. Noronic cruise ship burns at the dock. Curiously dated full page color Niblets corn ad with Indian woman. Guns and Bibles smuggled to Indonesia, written by Roy Rowan.The wrecked wedding of Raymond Rossi and Alma Mohr, Nature Boys, Napa, California, Wesley Gardner. Two page color movie poster ad for “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” starring John Wayne. Artist profile Lamar Dodd. Salem Witch trials, new book by Marion Starkey. Lovely two page color Studebaker ad with red car and city lights. Philip C. Johnson's Glass House near New Canan, Connecticut. Animals grow in sterile room at Notre Dame by Eugene Smith. Russia through Russian Eyes by John Scott. Mindy Carson a ladylike torch singer. The wild game of paddleboard polo, Fred Bleeker, Tommie Volk, Dave Rochlen, more. Feature on "Russia through Russian eyes." Full page Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil ad with cowboy art by Lee Wood. The education of a Black Lab dog, Deer Creek Kennels in ST. Louis.
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Life 
                    Magazine October 3, 1949Life Magazine October 3, 1949: Cover - Football Roundup - Charles Justice of North Carolina.

Cute half page color Barbasol shaving creme ad with football player and cheerleader. Nemo adjustable waist foundations ad, only 1/4 page but wow, what a woman! Cute photo of Doris E. Trrobnick (Annandale, Virginia) with note about how to wear a bikini swimming suit. Two pages of sexy photos of girls in the Ken Murray vaudeville revue "Blackouts" - dressed as if for sports, skiing (Jean Marshall), golf (Joan Morley), baseball (Consuelo Cezon), hiking (Joann and Jean Corbett), more. US detects nuclear blast in Russia. Children with Polio isolated, photos show parents peeping in through windows, including Don Fisher (Chariton, Iowa), Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Hutchison, Joey Hemminger, Mrs. Joe C. Blaha, Raymond Blank Memorial Hospital, in Des Moines. Full page color World Book Encyclopedia ad with art by Lockhart. Viking rocket flies to 33 miles. Nice full page page of Jackie Robinson being kicked out of the game by an umpire, baseball. Rich lifestyles, Nancy V. McClelland, William Pahlmann, Robsjohn-Gibbings. Fashion extremes of 1949. College football review, Al Wietert, Walter Teninga, Richard Kempthorn, Doak Walker, Jim Owens, Leon Hart, Arnold Galiffa. Feature on animals in trouble, broken bones, more shenanigans, including dog named Yankee, race horse named Gotta Gal. Article on Edward V. Rickenbacker and Eastern Air Lines economies. Neat article showing how three different decorators would do the same room, Nancy V. McClelland, William Pahlmann, Robsjohn-Gibbings. Full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits with art by Tom Hall. Full color Schlitz ad with cowboy theme. American finds mountain higher than Everest by Leonard Francis Clark - Amnyi Machen.
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Life Magazine October 10, 1949Life Magazine October 10, 1949 : Cover - J. Robert Oppenheimer, Number one thinker on Atomic energy.

Pretty full page ad with color for Reed & Barton Burgundy sterling flatware pattern. Nice full page color American Airlines ad with two flight attendants (stewardesses). Pennant wind-up leaves fans gasping - lots of baseball photos including full page photo of Joe Dimaggio. Crew hits the silk, but pilot William E. Blair goes down with ship. Steel shuts down, million are on strike. The US asks - can Russia deliver the bomb? Crosley Refrigeration company holds biggest giveaway contest ever. Henry Blackmer's return recalls Teapot Dome oil scandal. Photo essay - 4-H fair in Clay County, Iowa, including photos of Morgan Mugge, Beverly Maurier, Don Pierson, Mary Belle Schomaker, Bonnie Garton, Bennett Mugge, Bobby Morfitt and others. Industry - California grapes. White-collar cowboy - Ray Kent family purchase Silver Spur ranch in Arizona. Housing - home built like a sidewalk, designed by Wallace Harrison, built by IBEC housing. Life with Benchley, by Robert Benchley. Life goes to the $2 window - horse betting with Robert K. Blakey. Modern theater in Baldwin Hills, California. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Glenn Ford in a red hunting shirt with gun. The Navy's new flameproof suit for fire rescue work. Feature on Vincent Van Gogh. Funny article comparing the emotion expressions of eight different actresses including Marilyn Monroe, Jane Nigh and others.
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                    Magazine October 17, 1949Life Magazine October 17, 1949 : Cover - Jeanne Crain in "Pinky".

Full page Sanforized fabrics ad with art by Ward Brackett. Battle for pensions waxes hot in California. Full page movie poster ad for "That Forsyte Woman" starring Janet Leigh and Errol Flynn. Full page ASR Heritage Lighter ad, a very curious kind of cigarette lighter. Full page color Pacific sheets ad with charming art by GAnnam. Cutest photo ever - Haile Selassie's grandson captivates London. Case of the silent boxer dogs turns up some scandals, George Murray, Carol Varga, Ester del Rosario. Two crazy photos of Gina Carr and Richard Tide, she fell out of boat, lost swimming suit, got knocked out on a rock. Funny football photo of Len Bellas and Gil Bocetti. Near miss photos of Chet Derby and biplane with Air Force B-29 planes. Three pages of photos related to the baseball world series, many show people standing in line to get tickets. Barbershop war splits Hollywood, Harry Drucker and Harry Gelbart. Ed Wynn. Sequel - young murderer goes back to prison for good. Jacques Fath - designer. Princeton Channel swimmer George Montgomery, a humor story. Full page Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil ad with firemen rescuing a woman, art by Lee Wood. Party for Democratic National chairman Bill boyle. Communist Shanghai - photo essay. Eight month-old Robert Wellington Fraser III instructs Princeton class. Breathing by electricity - polio. Broadway the fabulous invalid, gets weaker. Spectacular tightrope walkers, Siegwart Bach, Rudi Bohme, and Jupp Klein at the Zugspitz, a guy wire snapped part way across, just to make it MORE interesting! 1,000 foot plunge. Mohammed's mustache.
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Life Magazine 
                    October 24, 1949Life Magazine October 24, 1949 : Cover - Sweden's Ideal Type, Haide Goranson.

Attractive and unusual full page color Texaco oil with mallard duck. Full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with art by Tom Hall. Full page color Spring Air mattresses ad with art by Jack White. Great photos of planes in optical illusion positions. Nice full page 7up ad with family and go-cart. Communist trial ends with 11 guilty, with sketches by William Sharp. Photo of mentally ill Helen Schwandt (Chicago) jumping from window into fireman's net, dressed only in shorts. Two pages on Canton and Hong Kong with big illustration by Alexander Leydenfrost. Notre Dame football team is number 1, Lawrence Brennan, Larry Coutre. Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with streetcar 4, railroad. Shirley Temple marries John Agar. Frank Grandstaff gets out of prison to hear a performance of his Big Spring Cantata. Episcopalians gather in San Francisco. Full page color Corby's whiskey ad with art by Dave Mink, includes inset art on the climbing of Mt. Everest. The Great Hapsburg collection of fine art. Steep Rock mine in Canada - Cyrus Eaton. Truman, the Master Politician by Ernest Havemann. Neat feature article on the Steep Rock Iron mine in Ontario, Canada, Cyrus Eaton. TVs Tennessee Fish Fry with Sheila Bond. Detroit Institute of Art an exhibition of useful objects. Cotton Broker - Andrew Stewart Messick at 19. The television show "Inside USA." Life goes to a coon hunt with Fred Gipson. Sequel - John Nichols doing odd things in front of state highway signs.
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Life 
                    Magazine October 31, 1949Life Magazine October 31, 1949 : Cover - Princess Margaret, close-up article.

Nice full page color Western Electric ad with telephone switchboard, art by James Bingham. Photo essay - the new South. Full page color Monarch canned foods ad with "Luke the lion" art by Felix Palm. The strike pinch begins to hurt USA, including photos of Edward Zawila, Bill Felicetty and family and others. Smith college honors 12 women. British conservatives start the attack. Nice little follow-up letter and photo of Norman Hinson (Waycross) - see LIFE October 10, 1949. Dwarfs of “Lost Canyon” turn out to be hoax, Gene Holter. Statesman Dulles takes the stump. Smith College gives honors to 12 women. Fashion - colored furs. Radio-iodine halts thyroid cancer. Archaeology - Petra, Trans-Jordan. String painting. Life goes spinning in a barrel, Varios Rotor carnival game at Munich fair. Full page color Budweiser ad with art by Howard Klau Forsberg. Radio-Iodine halts one type of Cancer, Bernard Brunstein. Alternatives to cotton, yields decreasing. Full page color United States Brewers foundation beer ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Photos of Antony and Sarah Beauchamp. Freshman hazing at New York University. Pretty full page color Yardley English Lavender ad. Sequel - Miss America Jacque Mercer, a Life girl. Very lovely full page color Van Raalte ad with pink nightgowns.
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                    November 7, 1949Life Magazine November 7, 1949 : Cover - Acting couple Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.

Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with the D.R. Pattersons of Silver Spring, Maryland. Humorous sequel photo to Gina Carr's rescue (see LIFE October 17, 1949). Herman Hickman coach of Yale football. Full page color World Book encyclopedia ad with Christmas theme art by Lockhart. Full page color Wheat Flour Institute ad featuring US Olympic Ski Champion Mrs. Gretchen Fraser of Sun Valley. Opening of the United Nations in New York. British aircraft carrier has flaming Sea Fury fighter jet - great photo from the Illustrious aircraft carrier. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Barbara Stanwyck. Two page Ford auto company ad with Joe Lucas, Ed Aldrich family, and others. Leslie Michigan congratulates Judge Medina on Communist trials. Milk that does not need refrigeration - new technology. Indian premier Jawaharlal Nehru visits the US. The Daly sisters make money - Maguerite, Kay, Maureen, Sheila. Underground in New York City - great illustrations and photos of wires, tubes, mains, tunnels. Camille Renault art patron sits for 143 portraits by Reynold Arnould. Tennis - Pancho Gonzales loses to Jack Kramer. Dr. Daniel A. Poling memoirs of a Protestant. The American Royal cattle show in Kansas City. Teen-agers hot rod around cities - very dangerous. Winners of the LIFE animals photo contest.
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                    14, 1949Life Magazine November 14, 1949 : Cover - Pearls – this is their big year – Lillian Marcuson.

55 die in midair collision over Washington, Eastern Airlines and P-38 fighter, Erick Rios Bridoux. Robert Ruark profile. Full page Toni home permanent ad with six different sets of twins, Fulstone, Land, Lounsbury, McMillan, Vaughan, Winkelmann. Hieronymus Bosch – Garden of Delights mystery is solved, paintings. Full page color Maxwell House ad with family at home art by Thornton Utz. Full page color General Electric light bulbs ad with father shaving, art by Gregori. The steel strike ends in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Photo - a headstand on a gargoyle on Notre Dame. Les Ballets de Paris – Zizi, Colette, Renee Jeanmarie. Horrible photos, accidental death of Donald M. Roszell of Geraldton, Ontario - passed out onto a fence. Kalmuck Mongolians living in Germany, Genghis Khan's descendants. St. Nicholas Church in New York City is torn down. Community Chest charities seek $185 million. Jefferson Military College and Judge AJ Armstrong. Vannevar Bush writes about future weapons, missiles, submarines, jets, rockets. Great photos of nuns at play. Cry the Beloved Country on Broadway with Todd Duncan and Herbert Coleman. High School Football rivalry, Menominee vs Marinette. Scientific weapons and a future war, art by Rolf Klep. Back page Coke ad with NY scene and Rialto theater, art by Radebaugh. Extremely cute full page color Arrow White Shirts ad with cave woman.
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Life Magazine November 
                    21, 1949Life Magazine November 21, 1949 : Cover - Ricardo Montalban, Hollywood's new romantic star.
Cute full page color Johnson & Johnson first aid supplies ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. Cartoon art by Peter Arno and Whitney Darrow Jr. Death overtakes race car driver Rex Mays, horrible photos at the Del Mar race track. Full page Union Oil Company ad with Jongeward and Woodhouse breaking world's endurance flight record. Russians explain atom blast. Feature on the Philippines. British welfare state debated. Photo essay - theater girl Jean Pearson. Full page color Nash Airflyte car ad with art by Fred Freeman. The remarkable Mr. Toad, Walt Disney character. Education - newest classroom, designed by Samuel Lutz of New York University. A new evangelist arises, Billy Graham. Nightclubs - flesh and fur. Follow-up on Russian Atomic blast. Deformed fish reveal radiation effects. Radio - Groucho's garland of gags. The stars rule Siam. Quirino wins first free election in Philippines. Firestone family reunion in Akron, Ohio. Maya murals in color. Premier of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, travels to Gilgit, polo game, more. Actress Jean Pearson. George Gilliland proves people will shoot a stuffed deer, it seems that every car driver has a gun. Movie - Battleground. Full page color Greyhound ad with art by Lockhart. Cool full page color American Airlines ad with "Ground Commander" - a mechanic.
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                    November 28, 1949Life Magazine November 28, 1949 : Cover - Movie Dancer Nita Bieber.

Photos of flying squirrel. Cute full page Sanforized fabrics ad "Jonah's Wail" with charming art by Gregori. Photos of several different crashes of B-29 airplanes, Tampa, Stockton (California), Bermuda. Vice President Alben W. Barkley weds Jane Rucker Hadley. Drought in New York - low reservoirs. Mexican feast of the dead - photos. Queen Frederika profile. Sequel to story in LIFE October 21, 1946 on the Hales' adopting the French village of Maille. Nancy goes to Rio - movie starring dancer Nita Bieber. Fashion - colored slips. Canadian Mounties show at the National Horse Show. Funny story on some unique scholarships allow young students to attend college, including Mrs. J. Ragsdale, Robert Schmoll, Maynard Burkhardt, Landis Cotton, others. Abstract photos by Keld Helmer-Petersen. Electrical stimulation controls rat brains. Hallmark cards two page ad featuring Norman Rockwell painting a greeting card. Conrad Nicholson Hilton - grows hit hotel empire. Senator Robert Alphonso Taft profile. New movie - All the kings men - about Willie Stark. Charleston dance contest featuring a flapper and a tiger. Strippers fight - Evangeline Sylvas emerges from oyster shell and Divena - performs in a water tank at Casino Royale.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 5, 1949Life Magazine December 5, 1949 : Cover - General Vandenberg.

Men's resort fashions including photos of John Wilmerding, Varvel Lange, toddler Alexander Wall and many others. Iron curtain countries - 11 pages of pictures. Nice half page Vaseline Hair tonic ad with close-up of skier with pole tips and ski binding. Cute full page Ball-Band Weatherproofs ad for winter boots with family and snow man. Mural in Donahue's bar and grill in the Bronx by Clifford Saber. Another beautiful full page color Modess ad in ice blue and lilac. West Texas taps a big new oil pool, Snyder and Scurry County, Texas, includes photos of A.B. Blaze, Warner Hoople, Charles Stimson, Jackson Ellis family, Joe York, Arthur Townsend and many others. The Shahinshah parties in the USA. Books - Little Lord Fauntleroy. Aviation - Blue Angels are not stunt men. Plastic eardrum - hearing aid. Pro Champions defeat the great Kentuckians - Minneapolis Lakers and Indianapolis Olympians basketball. Locomotive graveyard - GM & O abandons steam railroading.. Life goes on a D.F. Hunt, Direction Finding with Chicago's Midwest club - a bit like orienteering by radio, includes Mr. and Mrs. Parr, Curt Hammond, Herb Hartley and others. . Rescue of crew of B-29 ditched 400 miles from Bermuda. Nice understated full page Cunard White Star shipping line ad. Paul Hoffman of ECA. Nice full page color Santa Fe railroad ad with Indian Chief. Two page Ford ad with Roy Bannister, test driver. Movie - Samson and Delilah. Fashion - 14 samples of the gown of the year.
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                    December 12, 1949Life Magazine December 12, 1949 : Cover - Joan Appleton.

Spectators at the Army-Navy game - past players watch the game. Go Pullman railroad ad, art by Bruce Bomberger. Two pages of photos of famous spectators at Army - Navy football game. Eversharp Schick ad with Santa. Hawaiian Rancher cargo ship listing - great photos. How to win an election in Colombia. Feature on Joe Smith of Carlsbad, who was killed in American Airlines plane crash on November 29th. Famous daughters - Virginia LeArta Jensen, Sharman Douglas, Princess Magaret, Margaret Truman. Sacha Guitry weds for fifth time. Bill Robinson - Mr Bojangles obituary. Study of Japanese children shows delayed effects of atomic radiation. New shape and ring of telephone. Fifth avenue beauty hunt - Eileen Godsil, Bette Dubro, Nancy Bass, Dody Heath, Pat Collins. Full page Statler Hotels ad with cartoon art by Tony Barlow. Maxwell house full page color ad with caroling art by James Bingham. Modern artists - Matisse, Chagall, Dufy, Leger, Zadkine, Vlaminck, Jean Arp, Marie Laurencin, Picasso. Bernard Gimbel - millionaire profile. Full page color Budweiser ad by Cassell. Great photos of unusual animals - bats, squid, pigeon, rattlesnake, dragonfly. Maximo Maxim Italian casino owner profile. Australian aborigines rite of manhood. GORGEOUS full page color Coca-cola ad with Santa claus and elf. US constructs 60,000 miles of interstate highway. Hunting in Stuttgart Arkansas. Full page "Black & White" scotch whisky ad with scottie dogs, art by Morgan Dennis.
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Life 
                    Magazine December 19, 1949Life Magazine December 19, 1949 : Cover - Clothes for little girls - Christopher Norwood.

Most beautiful 15 years olds in the US - Marion Elizabeth Goes, Virginia Spicer, Cyd Chapman, Barbara Binion, Jackie Lee Barnes. Very beautiful full page color Soft-Weve toilet paper ad with different kind of art. US cleans up Okinawa military bases. Picture - parachuting Santa is caught in power lines, Robert Niles. Funny photo of Drake basketball player in the middle of a game with Kirksville Teachers. New mystery Van Gough is hard to authenticate. Gas main in Allentown PA blows up. Champion Black Labrador dog Marvadel Black Gum, Blackie. Christmas lights. Canasta card game rules and strategy. Humorous story about Red Flannel Day in Cedar Springs, Michigan. Mechanical bricklayer demonstration with ID Ginnwright and Robert Cook. Handsome full page color American Airlines ad with art by John Falter. Mr. Fred Maytag of Newton Iowa. It takes a Russian to beat a Russian, mistakes the Germans made, by Wallace Carroll. Pinafore dresses for little girls. Broadway hero Ezio Pinza. Sculptor Wheeler Williams decorates a New York building. LOVELY full page color Miller High Life beer ad with woman sitting on crescent moon in wreath.
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                    Magazine December 26, 1949Life Magazine December 26, 1949 : Cover - God the Creator, part of Michelangelo's Sistine ceiling.

Inside cover ad for Plymouth - featuring great Santa illustration. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel - 20 pages of great color photos. Follow-up story on American's first displaced persons, DPs, the Joachim and Irene Bronny family, Sara Feuerwerker, Vaclovas Vince Paplonskis, Mrs. Nathan Kepecs, Mrs. Henry Samet, the Simonis family, others. Pillsbury Mills bake-off in the Waldorf-Astoria, Mrs. Ralph Smafield of Detroit wins. Electricity without wires - Dr M A Coler. New York City has a "Shaveless Friday" to save water. Broadway - On the Town - Gene Kelly, Vera Ellen. Leslie County (Kentucky) baby boom, including photos of Waltis Kilburn family, Mahala Couch and her children, Robert Colins, others. Christmas Card contest. Carol Channing in Gentleman Prefer Blondes - craziest costumes ever! Feature on a new hotel - the Puerto Rico, the Caribe Hilton. Full page color Blatz beer ad with football player Pat Harder.
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