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: 1900-1950. Color photos from 1900s - by Alfred
Stieglitz. The Golden Years before the war. Falling
Horses and Stuck Cars. High Society High Jinks. Small
Town Life, Boonville, Missouri. Well dressed and undressed.
Interesting spread showing the span of life and causes
of death in 1900, 1925, 1950. Interesting full page
Turkey Red Cigarettes ad in the old style. Nevada Gold
Rush. Explosives through history timeline. Full page
Ipana tooth paste ad with Mrs. Cornelius H. Van Vlaanderen
of Ho-Ho-Kus and her children. Baby Century M. Shaw,
the first baby of the 20th century, Mrs. Mackey Shaw.
Valentino - the great lover. Early advertising - great
reproductions of early ads, including Cigaret Premiums
cards, Brandreth's pills, Lambertville Rubber Company,
more. Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs
take car trip together. Profiles of 1920 heroes, Charles
Lindbergh, Grover Whalen, John Held Jr, Red Grange,
Jack Dempsey, Bobby Jones, Gilda Gray, Clara Bow, John
Scopes, Sinclair Lewis. The great armory art show of
1913. Fifty years of women's roles in America - Anna
Held, Maude Adams, Ethel Barrymore, Carry Nation. The
1922 Edward Hall, Eleanore Mills murder. Chesterfield
ad with Bing Crosby. Nels Elofson saga in Chicago. Allen
Nevins reviews the audacious Americans. Jack Dempsey
- boxer profile. Nels Peter Elufson, immigrant - his
life and family through 1949. The Vanderbilt Mansions.
The first Adams Korn Kurls ad I remember seeing. Composographs
- faked news pictures bring journalism to a half century
low, 1925, New York Evening Graphic, similar to tabloid
aliens and such.
Out of Stock -
Movie ad - The man on the Eiffel Tower with Charles
Laughton. Striking full page color Oldsmobile Whirlaway
ad where they liken the car to a rocket. Corn Product
Refining Company factory with no walls, Corpus Christi,
Texas. Full page color movie poster for "The man
on the Eiffel Tower" starring Charles Laughton
and others. Horrifying photo of a fatal car accident
during Better Driving Committee demonstration. Famous
scientists gather in New York, JR Dunning, CNH Long,
Dwight J Ingle, Amado Ayson, AL Kroeber, Margaret Mead.
The Meaning of Einstein's new theory by Lincoln Barnett.
The liberation of Angus Ward, who was the US consul
general in Mukden. OK - Here is one of those stories
that is a bit charming as history, but gets quickly
less os when you think about it - Christmas tree sets
fire to the town of Handyman, Pennsylvania. Charming
full page color Kotex ad with sledding theme, art by
Tom Hall. Movie review of "The Bicycle Thief"
with Lamberto Maggiorani. The Helioplane, takes off
from a tennis court, and the pedalcopter, new air plane
and hot air balloon. Full page movie poster ad for "Battleground"
that is mostly words. The drama of Mexico, 14 pages
of photos by Leonard McCombe, includes Vera Cruz, Tepozotlan,
Guanajuato, Mitla, Atotonilco, Mexico City, more. Dog
psychiatrist Clarence Harbison. Charming piece of language
of gestures, not sign language. Jeweled shoes. Elephant
seal comeback off the coast of California, near extinction.
Full page color US Army recruiting poster. A visit to
the High School of Performing Art in New York City
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Full page color Studebaker ad
with Bill Slater and his father. Really cool photos
of a smoke ring blower practicing his art, William Patterson.
Full page color Robt. Burns Cigarillos ad with Philadelphia
Mummers Parade on New Year's Day, art by Walter Richards,
probably Walter Dubois Richards. South Africa honors
Voortrekker pioneer heroes, a ceremony for whites (apparently)
by Margaret Bourke-White. Stalin’s birthday party.
Italian bandit - Salvatore Giuliano with bullet scars.
Curious story of Redwing blackbirds frozen in the spray
from Lake Overholser, near Oklahoma City. St. John’s
basketball team - McMahon, Zawoluk, McGuire, Calabrese,
Mulzoff. Rita Hayworth's new baby, the Princess Aly
Khan, sadly a girl, Yasmin. Neat two page color Oldsmobile
ad with rocket, green four door, Futuramic. The New
York newspaper "The Sun" is sold. Full page
ad for United Jewish Appeal showing young family recently
settled in Israel. Full page color Lord Calvert whiskey
ad with portrait of Mr. James Harley Nash, art by Mac
Ball, or MacBall. Optical illusion photos. Backstage
photos of “Kiss Me Kate” with Patricia Morison
and Gisella Svetlik. Pretty full page color Ballantine's
Ale ad with Eskimo. Du Pont family Reunion. Two page
color ad for American Airlines - with the DC-6 and Convair.
Los Angeles hoods - mayor Frank Shaw, Mickey Cohen and
Fletcher Bowron. Artist Maurice Utrillo profile by Rovert
Coughlan. Full page color Canadian Club ad with fire
walkers of Fiji.
Very Good - $41
Good - $31
China's new boss : a close-up
of the communist who rules 450 million people. Interesting
full page Ethyl Corporation ad with children and tortoises.
Nice two page Ford ad with Charles Bachrach and Tyty
Lory, Len Neufeld, Jack Taylor, S.F. McGinn. Nice half
page Hires root beer ad with some color and Ski gear.
A champion proves they can come back, Ben Hogan golfer.
Cowpunchers get Virginia's goats. Standard Oil celebrates
its 80th birthday. Photo essay - a Sunday in Mexico,
Missouri, including photos of George and Mrs. Rosenthal,
Ruth Ann, Nellie Mae, Jimmy, Tommy Rosenthal and photos
of all 19 churches in town. The sun shines for Julie
Harris. Staples in bone straighten legs. Life goes to
a party for an Anheuser-Busch Heiress's debut, Sallie
Marie Busch. Pretty full page color Upjohn Company (Kalamazoo)
ad with medical pills in sorter, looks like cranberries.
Full page color Budweiser beer ad with art by Forsberg.
Feature on China's new leader, Mao Tse-Tung. Photo of
Mercy Killer Dr. Hermann Sander. New surgical technique
corrects deformities of crippled children, Dionna Gebhardt,
Nice full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with mailman.
Half page with color Barbasol shaving ad with skiers.
Former movie star Lamberto Maggiorani. Another drop
dead gorgeous Modess ad with couture in tan and gold.
Very Good - $35
Full page color General
Electric sun lamp light bulbs ad with art by Jon Whitcomb.
Neat full page Natural Rubber Bureau ad showing rubber
collection from a tree. Photo feature – Picasso
draws with light. Alger Hiss gets life – Claude
Cross, Hede Massing, Edith Murray, Gladys Tally, Thomas
F Murphy. The hydrogen bomb can now be made - feature
article. Oops - a sudden wind shift opened a gap in
the ice on Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh, Wisconsin and
stranded more than 1,000 ice fishermen and 250 cars.
Million dollar Brinks robbery in Boston on January 17.
Photo of the U.S.S. Missouri stuck in the mud in Chesapeake
Bay. Photos of a Shell oil well on fire near Elk City,
Oklahoma. Travel feature – Hunza region of Pakistan,
very nice article with color photos. Lilli Palmer in
Caesar and Cleopatra. Nash makes a $1000 car. Rembrandt’s
family portraits – Harmen Gerritsz, Adrien Rembrandt,
Titus Rembrandt, Hendrickje Stoffels. Clement Attlee
– British Labor Party profile. Death Valley Centennial
celebration. Full page color Cudahy foods Diamond Anniversary
ad. Charming color photo of upsidedown baby Mary Lou
Hogue. Feature on Natural childbirth
Good - $25
- Jackie Barnes, she won the national Lux Girl contest,
lux soap. Nice series of photos of shadows, upsidedown,
well done. Johnson & Johnson ad for band-aids with
cute kids - Gladys Rockmore Davis (GRD). Formosans prepare
to defend against communists. Curious little story about
a silver fox loose in Washington D.C. Linemen work to
keep electricity flowing in Sierra, includes photos
of men snowshoeing under telephone and power lines looking
for breaks. Winston Churchill war memoirs, 3rd volume,
part 1 - the Grand Alliance with Roosevelt, includes
a section on Rudolf Hess, and on Crete. Sculptor Gerhard
Marcks - profile. LIFE congratulations ex-baseball player
Ty Cobb who donated $100,000 to help Royston, Georgia
build a hospital. Actress Joan Caulfield profile and
photos. Circle skirts - great photo. Cute full page
color Kodak film ad with children's birthday party.
Schlitz beer ad with skier theme. College fraternities
- Sigma Chi profile. Snowy Owls come south from Canada.
Broadway hit “The Happy Time”. Back page
Coca-Cola ad featuring Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy.
Actress Joan Caulfield. Charming full page color Imperial
Whiskey ad with ice skating theme, art by Albert Dorne.
High society in Cuba - photo feature.
Out of Stock -
The new nation
of Indonesia, 14 pages of pictures by Henri Cartier-Bresson.
Pretty full page color IBM Electric Typewriter ad. The
Barkleys (vice president) become capital's no. 1 guests.
"Mo" gets off, Battleship U.S.S. Missouri was stuck
on sand bar. Alpha Epsilon Pi use pie to raise dough
at Georgia University, includes photos of Joan Ruden,
Rita Lincoln, Dave Bergrin. Ingrid Bergman has a baby.
British conservatives hold school for Hecklers. Close-up
- tempest on the Tiber, Anna Magnani. Fashion - Swimming
caps, gorgeous color photo. Medicine - Pneumonia, includes
Florence Correa. 50,000 letters for a colt, Janice Ohl
and Arabian Sadhu - the prize for suggesting the best
name for Walter Farley's Black Filly. $35,000 automobile,
a Cadillac upholstered in leopard skin. An amazing series
of photos showing a mother mouse acquiring oil for her
children by dipping her tail into a bottle of cod-liver
oil. Sports - the Detroit Red Wings, hockey. Photography's
own museum. Radio - Duffy's Latin tavern, Ed Gardner
moves his show to Puerto Rico. Senate's ladies' day.
Life goes to a garage hoedown, Art Hamilton's new brake
shop in Redwood City. Very nice full page color Whitman's
chocolates ad with Valentine's Day theme. Nice full
page color Herbert Tareyton cigarettes ad with J. Peter
Hoguet, Jr. on skis. Nice full page color 1950 Ford
car ad with skis. Judy Holliday in "Adam's Rib."
Excellent - $48
Very Good - $40
Illinois revival becomes confession marathon, Aga Khan's
followers shed their shoes, General Clay answers some
tough questions, Life at 50 below, in Minnesota Northwest
Angle - photo essay, includes photos of David Colson,
Mrs. Joe Risser, Sandy and Glen Risser, Lucy Colson,
Oscar Risser, Jake Colson and others. War Memoirs of
Winston Churchill Vol. 3 Part 2. Disney's Cinderella
- movie. Kaiser offers a car for under $1,200, the “Red
Car.” High fashion patterns. Bess Truman has an
alphabetical tea. Milford Haven wedding, Romaine Dahlgren
Pierce Simpson and David Michael Mountbatten. Neat full
page color Good Year tire ad with ice fishermen. Alphabet
invitations to Bess Truman's teas - Samples of Ms. A-Z
photos here. Super full page color Futuramic Oldsmobile
ad with blue car. Very nice full page color Western
Electric ad with woman sewing and black dog. Nice full
page color DeSoto ad with maroon car. Photo of car and
tow truck breaking through ice on Lake Como near Elkhorn,
Wisconsin. Wheaton College religious revival. Life congratulates
Katharine Hepburn on her legs. Rise Stevens at the Met.
Texas missionaries are attacked in Frascati, Italy.
Full page color Schlitz beer ad with skiing theme.
Good - $35
Press Agent Arthur Davis sends out
photos with enhanced labels of pretty girls Eva Dahlbeck,
Peggy Purdy, Cocoa Brown. Rather funny full page color
Peter Pan Peanut butter ad with girl with cheesey smile.
How can we prepare for war against the Soviets. Joint
Chiefs prepare our defense - Hoyt Vandenberg, Omar Bradley,
J Lawton Collins and Forrest Sherman. Full page Bell
Telephone ad with story of Marjorie Pennino, who was
once saved by a telephone operator, then later became
a telephone operator and saved someone else. Yale gets
a new president - Alfred Whitney Griswold. Full page
National Board of Fire Underwriters ad for fire safety
in the house. The Little Red dress - 1950 fashion. Full
page color Community silverplate ad with art by Jon
Whitcomb. Winston Churchill memoirs Volume 3, Part III.
The Atomic Bomb, how it works. Feature on color TV and
the upcoming FCC hearings. Life Visits some ski bums
at Sun Valley - Obert J Rod, Bob Lombard, Jerry Pesman,
Bebe Walker, Joan Scribner, Jerry Edwards, Edward Scotty,
Good - $30
Fair (All Very Good, but cover edge has a mild smudge) - $28
Action rodeo photos of Sherrill Stephens,
Neil Morrison, Burton Payne, Bill Teagarden and George
Flint. Attlee surveys the ruins of victory. Coal strike
threatens a crisis. Grocer tests law with 39 cent wine,
Charlie Hawkins of Stockton, California. Northside 777
case is closed, Joe Majczek, Teddy Marcinkiewicz, Robert
Vogeler. Boxer dies from blow in ring, Lavern Roach.
Photo essay - the White Queen, Ruth Khama in Africa.
Above-the-knees golf clothes. Black light art, Arthur
Radebaugh. Life goes skating in Holland. Sequel : after
six months in Austria, Jeanette Markunas comes back.
Gross photo and caption : Harold Payne and Robert Bacon
kill a whole school of pilot whales. Crash of commuter
trains at Rockville Centre, Long Island. Neat two page
color 1950 Chevrolet ad with light green Styleline De
Luxe car. Very cute full page color Kodak film ad with
baby in carriage. Phloeo, a Pileated woodpecker living
in captivity with Southgate Y. Hoyt. Neat full page
Toni Permanent Wave ad with Eleanor and Jeanne Fulstone
of Smith Valley, Nevada. Super nice color Coca-cola
ad on back cover with kids at counter in diner.
Very Good - $35
Photo - Independent as a hog on ice.
Half page Tropic Nitey Nite sleepers (children's sleepware)
with art by Lawrence Beall Smith. World Book Encyclopedia
ad with art by Lockhart. Leopard hunt - escapee form
Oklahoma City Zoo, they killed it. Trial of Dr. Klaus
Fuchs. Neat photos of the demolition of the smokestack
of the old Grant gold and silver smelter in Denver,
Colorado. Lovely full page color Nash Airflyte ad with
pale yellow car and spring blossoms. Acheson talks about
Total Diplomacy. Mary Bigler convicts thief Henry Thwaits
by identifying his eyes. Nice photo piece on Spring
Fashions. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad
with Gregory Peck. Joseph Cotton and Alida Valli in
The Third Man. Pabst Blue Ribbon ad with Douglas Fairbanks,
Jr. Caribbean Carnival in Haiti - photos by Gordon Parks.
High School Play in Winchester, Massachusetts, including
photos of Dave Archibald, Fay Carroll, Sue Graves, Anne
Farquhar, Director Tom Morse, John Rocray, Peter Browne,
Felicia Mezzacappa, Elaine Hersey, Diane Gulaker and
others. Mr. Cleveland - Roy W. Howard. Full page color
Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with art by Tom Hall.
Buster Keaton back on TV. Fencer toddler - Bela de Tuscan,
Jr. Full page color Imperial whiskey ad with charming
art by Albert Dorne. Movie - The Third Man. Maxwell
Coffee ad with art by Albert Dorne. Curious full page
color A&P super market ad showing mothers leaving
their babies OUTSIDE the store while they shop. Full
page color Old Grand Dad bourbon ad with art by Melbourne
Brindle. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with bowl
Out of Stock -
10 pages in color, Franklin
Boggs, Aleta Cornelius, Eldzier Cortor, Frank Duncan
Jr., Hazard Durfee, Stephen Greene, Edward Melcarth,
Siegfried Reinhardt, Howard Warshaw, Hubert Raczka,
Edward Stevens, Alton Pickens, Hedda Sterne, Theodoros
Stamos, Bernard Perlin, Honore Sharrer, Kenneth Nack,
Joseph Lasker, Dean Ellis. Nice full page color Studebaker
ad with yellow car and jet plane. Really curious full
page color General Electric dish washer ad with round
washer. Excellent full page color DeSoto ad with blue
car. Very nice two page color Naturalizer shoes ad.
US building boom hits new peak. VIPs watch maneuvers
on Vieques. Omaha has a big blow, wind storm. Golf's
golden Dave, Alice and Marlene Bauer. Sports - mayhem
in the mud, an Army game called Battledown at Camp Hood,
Texas. Buddhist from Brooklyn, Buckalew, Jinaloka. Science
- biggest betatron. Charming little piece about cartoonist
Al Capp and kneecaps. Life makes the rounds with a small
town society editor, Leltie Faucett of Abilene, includes
Mrs. Rupert Harkrider, Mrs. W.P. Ballard, Mrs. Whetsel,
Rita and Paul Bailey and others. The black angel, Carola
Very Good - $32
Photo essay - The search
for the bones of St. Peter, the vatican grottoes. Nice
full page color GoodYear ad with target shooting theme.
Nice full page movie poster ad for "The Capture" starring
Lew Ayres and Teresa Wright. Boss Dallas Winslow (Detroit
manufacturer) in Springfield, Ohio gives workers free
cars. Photos of first night landings of jet planes on
a Navy aircraft carrier. Full page color TWA airline
ad. Southern politicking, including photo of Gordon
Persons arriving in helicopter. Hunger strikes farm
labor camps, includes photos from Avondale camp near
Phoenix. History's worst plane crash, chartered plane
with Rugby fans coming back from Belfast Rugby matches,
Sigginston. The cast of Leopold of Belgium is still
unsolved. Billy Graham in Dixie. Paris couture in Miniature
- fashion for little kids. Rather horrible story about
hippos dying in drying out lake in Tanganyika, Lake
Rukwa. Nylon in 1950. Television - Morgan, the basset
dog star. The Big Leagues' youngest team, Philadelphia
Phillies baseball with photos of Mike Goliat, George
Earnshaw and others. Antihistamines. Blanche Thebom,
opera Longhair. Full page color United States Brewers
Foundation beer ad with indoor golf, art by Douglass
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Electric ad with tornado art by Robert Benney. Japanese
tattoo men - great photos. The Cunard White Star Caronia
cruise ship goes to Casbah. White man gets life in jail
for killing negro children - Kosciusko, Mississippi
- Tom Harris. Photo of tennis champ - Althea Gibson.
Life congratulates old folk who continue to work - Arturo
Toscanini, Robert Frost, Winifred Robb, Connie Mack,
Conrad Hudgens. Princesses of Holland go to school.
Curious story about the meeting nobody came to - Bamangwato
tribe in South Africa, Ruth and Seretse Khama. Gigi
new French movie with Daniele Delorme. Owls - photos
and story. Nice full page color Kotex ad with lambs,
art by Tom Hall. Update on the theory of Evolution.
Genealogy Rug by Gertrude Hanson. Spring Hats - simple
styles and shapes. The Black Palace - Mexico City prison.
Sleep and how to get more of it by Robert Coughlan.
Life goes skiing in Arlberg Kandahar in Austria, including
James Couttet, Idly Walpoth, Arnold Lunn. Swanky Dan
- Ayrshire cow dies.
Good - $20
McCombe is news photographer of the year. Full page
Thor Automagic Spinner-Washer clothes washing machine
ad. Texas dustbowl photos. Full page color Ford ad showing
the frame of the car. Garry Davis returns to the US.
Full page color Admiral refrigerator ad that says you
can leave food uncovered. Spring in the desert - photos
by Andreas Feininger. Photo - Russell McConkey watches
a high wind rip up the shingles on his new house (Topeka,
Kansas). Photos of rescue of a three year-old from edge
of roof in New York City, rescued by Leonard Karr, photos
by Murray Berke. Odd stuff available at the rummage
sale in Pasadena, California, including elephant foot
umbrella stand. Faye Emerson on TV. Lord Calvert whiskey
ad featuring Ryal Miller, art by Sarra. Aiken, South
Carolina sponsors Horse week. The problem king of Egypt
- King Farouk. Movie - Interesting article on the growth
of children. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation
beer ad with art by John Gannam. Champagne for Caesar
with Ronald Coleman. Harlem's Debutante Cotillion with
Marian Romain, Lois McLaughlin, Marcia Miller, Grover
Whalen. Photos of Bratton Hill Horse. Full page color
Old Gold cigarettes ad with Indian (Native American)
in full war dance regalia. Full page color Camel cigarettes
ad with baseball players Mel Parnell, Howard Pollet,
Bob Lemon, Vic Raschi.
Good - $20
Fair (All Very Good, but has address label scar in red band at bottom of cover) - $15
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is spotted) - $10
full page color Brookwood silverware ad 1881 Rogers,
Oneida. Great full page movie poster ad with color for
“Champagne for Caesar” starring Ronald Colman
and Celeste Holm. Very nice full page color Chen Yu
ad for Double Peony lipstick and nail polish. Nice two
page Ford “University” ad with Bob Bertouille.
Shots end a Missouri political career, Charles Binaggio.
Maryland horse race stopped by mass balk, Green Spring
Valley Hunt Club, includes photos of Frank Riggs, Ethel
Hoffman, James McHenry and others. US counts 151 million
noses - 1950 census, includes photos of William Smith
up flagpole, Rose Mallory, Dora DeMarco, Philip Levitt,
Frank Gurule, Bette Maxwell on snowshoes in Colorado.
“Marshall Mars” airplane explodes and burns.
Knight on motor bike sallies forth, Roland Toutain.
Photo essay - cremation of a king in Siam. Close-up
- Eisenhower. Yale's Australian star swimmer John Marshall.
Backbend on water skis, Shirley MacCalla. Art - Edward
Hopper. Fashion - men in plaid. Life visits a resort
hotel out of season, Hershey Hotel. Gruesome early method
of treating cancer with X-Rays. Hollywood agent Charles
Feldman. “Annie Get Your Gun.” Full page color MGM ad for "The Outriders", comic strip format, signed GALE.
Very Good - $45
Good - $35
vintage photos of Abraham Lincoln's Funeral. Maggi McNamara.
Full page color ad for Hart Schaffner & Marx suits
with circus art by Tom Hall. Carmencita, Francisco Franco's
daughter, marries. Full page Spun-lo rayon ad with woman
in underwear and policeman's hat - sexy. Three albino
deer in one photo in Wisconsin. Handsome full page color
U.S. Air Force recruiting ad. Prohibition in India.
Schlieren camera photographs the invisible. Humorous
story about moving the national seat of government to
Rapid City, South Dakota. Photo of railroad train wreck
near Rio de Janeiro in Rio dos Indios river. Bob Hope
and Bea Lillie on the NBC Variety show. The artist El
Greco - profile by Aldous Huxley. Article on Italy's
peasants rising against land barons. Billy Eckstein
and his bobby soxers. Movie review - Destination Moon.
Irresistible and black, Afghan dog named Turkuman Nissim's
Laurel wins at Westminster Dog Show. Mike Rector - burned
boy comes home (see LIFE June 13, 1949). Ingram Pickett
and his vigil at the New Mexico statehouse. Quarter
page Harley-Davidson motorcycle ad. LIFE's dog Lucky
is now one year old (see LIFE May 9, 1949). Golfers
Jim Ferrier and Jimmy Demaret. How to take the offensive
for peace by John Foster Dulles. Life visits Lady Molly
Huggins in Jamaica. Canadian Club ad featuring the caves
in rock of Gibraltar. Back page Chesterfield ad featuring
golf and Kirk Douglas. Full page color Texaco ad with
great circus clown.
Out of Stock -
two page Borg-Warner ad with Ripley's Believe it or
not theme. Brumas, the Polar Bear cub, in London. Neat
full page color Coro costume jewelry ad. Article - Hindus
wash away their sins in the Ganges. Yankees beat the
Red Sox in season opener - Al Zarilla, Tommy Henrich,
Joe Dimaggio, baseball. Ancestors of Grant and Lee open
the Civil War monument. Great full page color Champion
Spark Plugs ad with Scottie dog and baseball theme.
Photo - Pickpocket picking the pocket of the man carrying
matador Rafael Rodriguez out of the ring in Mexico City.
Key West, Florida, shrimp fishing. Nice full page color
Campbell's vegetable soup ad, sadly not signed. Trail
of Owen Lattimore, this is part of Joe McCarthy and
his communist charges. Human Growth movie explains birds
and bees to 6 year olds. Italian engineers make a power
plant using earths heat - Larderello. Sun Sing Chinese
theater in New York. Profile of Opera creator Gian-Carlo
Menotti on Broadway. Havoline motor oil ad featuring
tennis star Jack Kramer. Cassino is built again. Michigan
medical school - Tom Peterson through the four years.
Utah's governor Brack Lee is an honest politician. Lambert
Hitchcock built furniture in 1826. Who looks like Howdy
Doody - Billy Oltmann. Another cute full page color
Imperial whiskey ad with art by Albert Dorne.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but lower spine end is a bit rough, spine rolled) - $14
on Shirley MacCalla, with photo (see LIFE April 17,
1950). Half page United States Stell ad with cartoon
art by Gluyas Williams. Naked Doukhobors go on rampage,
offshoot of Russian Orthodox Church, British Columbia,
they burned 18 houses - who would have though that nudity
and arson went together? Full page color Post's bran
flakes cereal ad with cartoon baseball theme art. B-50
airplane launching. Nice full page color American Airlines
ad with air traffic controllers, art by John Falter.
The ugly prince of Bagheria, Sicily. 38th whooping crane,
new egg laid by Josephine in Arkansas National Wildlife
Refuge. Charming full page color Whitman's chocolates
ad. Curious photo of Indian maharani observing strict
purdah. New York students riot for teachers. Crude incubator
keeps kidnapped baby alive - Chaneta Holden. Top U.S.
fighter pilots compete at aerial gunnery meet. Queen
Mary's rug is big crowd puller. Italian gardens - photo
essay. Pennsylvania politics - photo essay. Paris Mannequin,
model Christiane Richard. Movie - Charlie Chaplin's
"City Lights." Artificial heart developed
by Dr. John Gibbon, Jr. of Philadelphia's Jefferson
Medical College. Prize-winning furniture - New York's
Museum of Modern Art. San Antonio fiesta. Full page
color Canadian Club whiskey ad with Ernest Parsons on
the world's highest standard gauge railroad, hand cart,
Out of Stock -
Nice full page color
Western Electric ad showing 1881 switchboard. Strike
at Chrysler ends in bitterness. Air crash victims walk
away : Murray Thomas and Norman Marshall crash on glacier
in New Zealand. US town stages a communist coup, Mosinee,
Wisconsin. Kansas City has another shocker, belated
drive against crime - Binaggio and more. Great hunt
slaughters thousands of seals off Newfoundland. Photo
essay - portfolio of pictures by Edward Steichen. Really
cool full page color Mobilgas ad with flying red horse.
Eyewitness account from Soviet Union. World's best shot-putter,
James Fuchs of Yale. Fashion - summer bach styles. High
flying Hornsby nightclub. Life visits Pablo Casals.
Nice full page color Jantzen sunclothes ad. Two Half
page movie poster ads for “The Jackie Robinson
story.” Funny photo of postman Thomas Kincade
of Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania sitting inside post box.
Toulouse-Lautrec. Bill Lawrence, rodeo trick rider.
Early robots - turtles of W. Grey Walter. Another nice
half page color Barbasol ad with archery theme art by
Carl Setter (?). Full page color Blatz beer ad with
race car driver Myron Fohr looking rather unsavory -
sweaty, dirty, grease under his fingernails.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
A King's Story, Part 1 - the Duke of Windsor.
Cute full page color General Electric ad with portable
radios. Full page color Camfield toaster ad - quite
the thing! Fiery death of a Canadian town, Cabano, Quebec
burns, includes photos of Donald Beaulieu, Bertrand
LaForest, Cecilia Pelletier, Roger Boucher and others.
Woman who "wants no friends" jumps to death, Jeanne
Williams in Pittsburgh. Truman returns to the Whistlestops.
Red River of the north besieges Winnipeg, flood. Theater
- Peter Pan. Sculptor Marini. Sand Sailing near Palm
Springs, California. Birth of a Ball Club, Colorado
Springs Sky Sox. Histrionic Professor Eric Rogers at
Princeton. Levitt adds 1950 model to his line, homes.
Life goes to the Old South Ball at Auburn College. Elizabeth
Taylor marries Nick Hilton. Nice two page color 1950
Ford ad with two cars. Super full page color Jantzen
swimsuit ad. Nice two page color 1951 Kaiser ad with
blue car. Narrow gauge railroad between Alamosa and
Durango Colorado. Cute full page color Hiram Walker
whiskey ad with golf theme. Nice full page color Coffee
ad with art by Gannam. Seat belt tests.
Fair (All Good, but cover is lightly rubbed, library stamps) - $22
Life Magazine May 29, 1950 : Cover - Mrs. William O'Dwyer (former Sloan Simpson), New York's first lady entertains US Mayors.
A King's story, Part 2. Photos of the Pan American Highway
car race (full length of Mexico) including Hershel McGriff,
Ray Elliott, Marie Brookerson, Ross Barton. South Amboy,
New Jersey clock stops at 7:26 when Isbrandtsen ship
"Flying Clipper" ammunition cargo blew up. Petticoat
rule gets under way in Hope, New Mexico - women elected,
includes photos of Pauline Schwalbe, Mabel Fisher, Tempie
Cox, Ada Belle Trimble, Ethel Altman and Ida Prude.
Full page color Community silverplate ad with art by
Jon Whitcomb. Flood reaches a fearful crest, Red River
in southern Manitoba. M.I.T. wins by an oar over Harvard,
includes team photo. Life goes to the Flickertail Follies
at University of North Dakota, including photos of Betty
Spornitz, James McGuckin, Sylvia Hendrickson and others.
Pretty full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
A King's story, Part 3 - the crisis that rocked an empire.
Cute half page color Skol suntan lotion ad. Charming
full page color Howard Johnson's restaurant ad. Very
nice full page color Jantzen swim suit ad. GM paces
the US pension parade, includes photos of Stanley Piatek,
John Tosic, Oliver Franklin, Richard Doheny and others.
Tragedy on trolley 7078 - Chicago streetcar hits gasoline
truck - astoundingly awful photos. Sugar Ray Robinson
- close-up. Fashion - bridal separates. Movies “Forever
Gloria.” Transportation - strange craft, Gar Wood's
catamaran “Venturi”. Life goes to Queen
Charlotte's birthday ball. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma gets
rid of excess roosters - gross. Wedding photos of Joan
Smith and Emile Achee. Bird Cage house on Biscayne Isle,
Miami, Florida for Michael Heller. Full page ad for
“Tiny Tears” doll that cries. Another gorgeous
Modess ad. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad
with Ruth Roman and golfer Ben Hogan.
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Full page New York Life Insurance
ad with story about physician Alfred Barnes, Bart Fisher.
Full page color Vitalis ad with golf theme. Photos of
couples kissing in Paris. Reds in Berlin do not choose
to fight. Full page color Johnson & Johnson ad with
charming art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. Photo of the
week - bird lands on shoulder during Annapolis graduation,
Peter Hughes and a starling (revealed to be a juvenile
robin in LIFE July 3, 1950 issue). Full page Goodrich
tires ad with Emmett Kelly, circus clown. English Derby
horse race at Epsom Downs. An interesting piece on current
graduates and the percentage of employment. Ruth Kahma
(South Africa) and Ingrid (Bergman) Rossellini show
their babies. The search for bodies after the earthquake
in Cuzco, Peru. The retirement of pilot Heath Proctor.
King's story - Part 4 by Edward, Duke of Windsor. Nine
of America's best fishing holes - photo essay by Andreas
Feininger. Versatile Weimaraner. Skyscraper's start.
The Making of a spy. A funny auction of odd items sent
in by celebrities. Full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes
ad with a lovely photo of Marlene Dietrich. The "Mr.
First" rivalry between Omero Catan and George Horn,
Brooklyn - Battery Tunnel, includes photo of motorcyclists
Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian Conti who were the real firsts.
Richard Lippold and his moon sculpture. Splash erosion,
Good - $68
Life Magazine June 19, 1950 : Cover - Children's Sand Styles, Kathy Kirkland and Christopher Norwood.
Full page Ipana
tooth paste ad with Bobbie Snow of Woodside, New York.
Charming full page color A & P super market ad.
4-H photographs - people make lots of different 4H patterns.
Puerto Rico plane crash survivors make it to the US,
they had been en route to field jobs in Michigan, U.S.
Destroyer escort Saufley, Pedro Guzman dies of shark
bites. Golfer Ben Hogan wins the US Open. Mauna Loa
volcano erupts, Hawaii. Citation - most winning race
horse in history. Ramon Larue escapes from a strait
jacket while suspended from a helicopter. The Assy Church
in the Alps, great stained glass. Photo of really stupid
racial segregation at the University of Oklahoma in
1948, G.W. McLaurin. Donald Miller raises money for
Hugo Reid Elementary. The Shelton family of southern
Illinois, yet another brother is shot to death. Another
lovely full page color White Rock water ad. Male seahorses
are really the mothers. Illinois tries to drive gambling
out of business - Adlai Stevenson. The Mounties use
the Northwest Passage - great photos - Captain Henry
Larsen. Color ad for Schenley featuring Ezio Pinza.
Out of Stock -
Cute two page Rayve Home permanent ad
with Mary Martin. Very nice two page color movie poster
ad for “The White Tower” starring Glenn
Ford and others. Weird retouched photos by Alfred Gescheidt.
Rescue on the river, entire houseboat trapped against
dam on Allegheny, several die. Excellent full page color
Texaco ad with five Dalmatian pups playing with a chair.
Farmer Paul Trent of McMinnville, Oregon sees flying
saucer. Navy fires seagoing rocket Viking. How to survive
parenthood. Photo essay - we return to Fellbach, Germany.
Romantic graduation at Scripps, includes photos of Mary
Mewhirter, Jody Mills, Carolyn Grove, Lafe Speirs, John
Lindberg and others. Golfer Ben Hogan makes a sports
legend. Lazy man's mower - remote control from REO.
Architect students' ordeals at Columbia University,
including Victor Moran, Edwin Bergeson, Marian Holland,
Robert Daly, Blaine Rawdon, All Ballou, Joe Burgun,
Nesbitt and others. Scientists probe Greenland's frozen
center with Paul Emile Victor. Casals is heard again.
Life visits an Amish schoolhouse in Pulaski, Pennsylvania.
NEAT photo of La Girotte dam in France. Tilton Holt
wins marbles championship, includes Gordon Rowse. Nice
two page color Plymouth ad with seven different cars.
Cecile Aubry. Nice full page color Jantzen swimsuit
Out of Stock -
The American Revolution, the story as it really happened,
17 pages of color. Neat photos showing the construction
of the Eiffel tower in Paris.42nd annual governors'
conference held at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
X-ray reveals a human junk pile in stomach of Gary,
Indiana steel worker. Shriners make mystic mummery in
Al Malaikah, the Los Angeles Temple - I think some of
these antics were meant to be in fun, but they sound
pretty thuggy today. Four different photos of people
who passed out while in the ranks and are being ignored
by comrades. Fashion - fancy sweaters. Two page color
movie poster ad for Disney's "Treasure Island."
Photo of Winifred "Wimpy" Holloways plane
crash. Photo of Motorcycle officer Herb Elvander being
chased by a steer. Photo of Henry Randall (Elkhard,
Indiana) trapped in a well. Photo of the results of
drunk driving, Jewell E. Bybee with his car in a cemetery.
Life goes to a pint-sized formal, St. Joseph's School
in South Norwalk, Connecticut with Jimmy McLean, Ernest
Hornyak, Corinne Langlois, Michael Safranek, Celine
Pitzo and others. State governors meet in West Virginia.
National Press Club party near Alexandria, Virginia.
Story of Pearl McLain and her brief appearance in a
movie. OUCH - full page color Noxzema ad with sunburned
lady. Two page Ford ad with Walter Griffith, Nancy,
Bonnie and June Kendeigh, others. Article about human
embryo with skeletons.
Out of Stock -
Cute full page Ethyl gasoline ad with Quail and
Snail, art by A. Singer. Full page color Maxwell House
coffee ad with farm art by James Bingham. Pretty full
page color Ansco color film ad with woman in unusual
red swimming suit. Beatrice Turner paints 1000 self
portraits. US enters the fight for Korea, includes photo
of pilot Robert T. Wayne in his F-80 jet fighter plane,
MacArthur by the airplane named Bataan. Charming photo
sequence of photographer Alan Mungavin falling in a
pool. Oskar Stonorov designs a low cost house for four.
Neat full page color Schlitz beer ad with commercial
diving with an air hose instead of tanks. Baseball -
Detroit's Hoot Evers bats in homerun to beat Yankees.
John Marin, a master of watercolors. Cute full page
color Budweiser beer ad with tennis theme, art by Howard
Klau Forsberg. Mel Ferrer learns to be a matador for
the movie "The Brave Bulls." Korea - a profile
of the country and it's beliefs. Full page color United
States Brewers Foundation beer ad with swimming theme,
art by Douglass Crockwell, # 44 in Home Life series.
Peep Show "Ballet Burlesque" - women in the
ugliest swimming suit-type costumes. Cistercian Abbey
of Boquen by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Jo Jo the crow,
does tricks with Squeeker Rowland. The Paris Social
season. Full page color Canadian Club ad with Walter
and Hardy Regli, and a ski rescue on Oberalp Pass, above
Andermatt, Switzerland, St. Bernard dogs.
Good - $20
Life Magazine July 17, 1950 : Cover - U.S. Jet pilot Raymond E. Schillereff, after shooting down a Yak.
Full page American
Iron and Steel Institute ad featuring high school graduate
John Stroud. Cute photo of wren (bird) building nest
in a galosh hung up on a clothesline. War by jet and
GI. Strange case of the circus arsonist, Robert Dale
Segee. Two boats fight Colorado river rapids, Ed Hudson
through Grand Canyon in a motor boat. 11-year-old girl
is made a saint, Maria Goretti. The week the war ended
(WWII) , by Robert L. Schwartz. Photo essay - world
of William Wordsworth. Nerve gas. Faith Domergue. Life
visits Sheriff “Buckshot” T.W. Lane. Pretty
full page Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Marta Joren.
The home front becomes aware of Korea, includes photos
of William Goodwin, Remer Laverne Harding, Kenneth Shadrick,
Earl Francis Godfrey and others. Painters H.O. Kelly
and Augusta Isabel Corson Metcalfe. Full page color
Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with tennis player Pancho
Gonzales. Giant bubble maker, Christopher Martin. Cute
full page color Howard Johnson's restaurants ad. Article
on actress Faith Domergue. Former "Yank" correspondent
Robert L. Schwartz tells of a week with the top-secret
B-29 squadron that dropped the Atomic bomb.
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Life Magazine July 24, 1950 : Cover - A boy scout goes to the Jamboree, Billy Petersen from Montana.
muscle heads into war. Nation begins “creeping
mobilization.” Mobilization for another war, including
aerial photo of outdoor assembly line at the Consolidated
Vultee aircraft plant in San Diego. Ute Indians hit
#31.7 million jackpot - judgment awarded by court for
lands taken 70 years ago. Full page color Prudential
insurance company ad with picnic art by Nat White. Pictorial
essay - Villa Maser. Some A-bomb fallacies are exposed.
French models thrive in US. Movie “The Gunfighter.”
Sports - the Gyp circuit, “bull ring” horse
racing, including photos of Sammy Palumbo, Sis Tammaro,
Lucy Webb, Doyle Gardner, Frank Frisbie and others.
Sequel - the death of a bandit king, Salvatore Giuliano.
Cool series of LIFE's David Duncan on the job in Korea.
War in Korea story includes photos of Robert W. Nelson
(Central city, Nebraska), Royce Bowen (Taylor, Texas),
Jerry Christensen (Balaton, Minnesota). Plane spotter
Lois C. Hannan. Cute full page color Imperial Hiram
Walker whiskey ad with croquet theme. Sexy full page
color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with Janet Blair in
swimsuit. Very cute full page color General Motors ad
with sleeping baby.
Good - $20
US tries to catch up on tanks - great article
with history of tank development. Yanks hit a beach
in Korea. General Dean's is a soldier's story (missing
in action). Monkey horde menaces India. Pigeons playing
Ping Pong, reading signs, playing music. Photo essay
- what do US museums buy? Close-up - the brilliant brat,
Marlon Brando. Nancy Talbert's Wimbledon week - fashion.
Full page color Herbert Tareyton cigarettes ad with
Miss Denise Lawson-Johnston. Photos of the bothersome,
but of divine descent, monkeys of India. Modern living
- new Country Club in Raleigh, North Carolina. Life
goes on a picnic with the Royals, Royal Social and Athletic
Blub of New York, with photos of Mary O'Shea, Willy
Brosnan, Peggy Dillon, Sandra Milvetti, John Mulroe,
Nora Buckley, Marty Conway and others. Very nice full
page color DeSoto ad with yellow sportsman and red convertible
cars. GREAT full page color Texaco ad with logger balancing
on a log (log rolling). Evangeline Booth of Salvation
Army. Cute photo of Toddler Tobey McIntosh rescued by
dog Duffy. Photo of Cynthia Caporal with dog Stubby.
The new Carolina Country Club in Raileigh, North Carolina
- the old one burned, again.
Very Good - $48
Cute full page movie poster ad for “The Admiral
was a Lady” starring Edmond O'Brien, Wanda Hendrix,
Rudy Vallee. Photos of speed boat Slo-mo-shun IV. Silver
city, New Mexico goes to war again - Silver City's Battery
B of the state's 716th Antiaircraft Battalion, photo
of them with their families . Uranium prospectors in
Canada flee “Starvation Island” when they
run out of food, pilot James Parres, Steve and Frank
Haydukewich - other photos Esther Bloomstrand, Philip
Noonan, Clarence Cody. Full page color Budweiser beer
ad with archery theme, art by Howard Klau Forsberg.
Photo essay - artists and statesmen, portraits by Yousuf
Karsh. Is Formosa next? Medicine - foot-controlled arm,
artificial limb. Shelley Winters. Nature - Caves in
color, with spelunkers. Tennis factory, Perry Jones,
lots of photos. Sequel - wounded GI's are flown from
Korea to US for medical care, photos of William Fitch,
Thomas Corn, Thomas Merante and others. Super full page
color Dumont television ad with art by Norman Rockwell.
Cute full page color Imperial Hiram Walker whiskey ad
with swimming hole theme, art by Albert Dorne. Full
page color Western Electric ad with crowd watching installation,
art probably by Robert Moore.Two page Ford car ad with
Billy Hughson of San Francisco.
Good - $28
Life Magazine August 14, 1950 : Cover - “Uncle John” Hoskins, Naval air boss in far east (feature article).
Ipana tooth paste ad with Pat Barnard of Great Neck,
New York. Two page Dodge car ad with Campbell family
of Evanston Illinois. Full page color Maxwell House
coffee ad with country dance art by Lockhart. The bloody
war in Korea. Jehovah's witnesses rent Yankee stadium.
Five Firestones salute their father's statue. What may
be the biggest Meteor Crater is discovered, lake in
northern Quebec, Fred Chubb, V.B. Meen and pilot Bill
Poag. Campus fashions. Another charming full page color
Johnson & Johnson ad with art by Gladys Rockmore
Davis. Photo essay - The Montesquious. The Kon-Tiki
adventure by Thor Heyerdahl. Art - St. Ives. Campus
styles. Architecture - Washington Square. Life visits
a country hayloft, Hidden Valley Farm in Hyndsville,
New York including photos of Ann McGinnis, Lynn Snoad,
“Gus” Gustafson, Tommy Costello, Carolyn
Thomas, John Bates and others. Cute photo of Mary Montgomery
and Marine Glenn Mordene. Nice full page color Havoline
motor oil ad with baseball player Ted Williams.
Very Good - $34
Good - $24
Life Magazine August 21, 1950 : Cover - Bubble bath girls, Rosemary Williamson, Ronan York, and Kaja Sundsten.
page color Studebaker ad with red car and price. The
continuing war in Korea, including map of front and
actions, nice photo of Ollie Linn of Farm Haven, Mississippi.
Photos of Korean refugees crossing the Naktong River.
Reporter John Keasler pretends to be a hoarder in a
grocery store - lots of angry reaction to him. Neat
sports photos including boxer Charlie Fusari getting
punched in the face, channel swimmer Florence Chadwick,
and baseball pitcher Jim Konstanty getting fanned during
an especially hot game. Price fraction brings reaction,
New Jersey fights a gasoline war. Miniature sub is equipped
to sink, swim or crawl, Halley Hamlin. Cute full page
"Billy the Kid's SafTnee jeans with cowboy theme.
Report from the Orient - guns are not enough, by John
Osborne. Pictorial essay - US water. Fashion - Spanish
styles. Art - Monhegan Island, Maine. Life goes on a
family vacation with William and Elza Gordo of Lomita,
California. Hawaiian swimmer Ford Konno sets new world
record. Franciszek Gawel and family arrive in US from
Poland. Nice full page color Oldsmobile ad with yellow
88 Holiday Coupe.
Out of Stock -
Life Magazine August 28, 1950 : Cover - Douglas MacArthur, in color - portrait by Thomas E. Stephens.
Two pages of photos
from an old baseball film “Headin' Home”
from 1920 with Babe Ruth as the star. Nice full page
color Ford ad with two different cars, one is the wood-sided
Country Squire. Basketball in the Borscht belt, New
York Catskill mountains summer resort area - many of
the best college basketball players spend summers working
and playing. Atomic handbook becomes a best-seller,
“The effects of Atomic Weapons.” Plane makers
turn it on - increased production. An Iowa town dies
a slow death, Bradgate, Iowa. War and politics by Ernest
Havemann. The gamble in Indo-China by Andre Laguerre.
Photo essay - Japan : a bulwark in the far east. Tent
opera. Borscht basketball. Fashion - dress or cot? Rescue
balloon. Life revisits the ski bums - now on beach at
San Onofre, California, includes Hammerhead Gravage,
Burrhead Grever, Bob Lombard, Obie Rod, Marty Gregg,
Shirlee Kashare, Warren Miller (!), Myra Roche, Barney
Wilkes and others. 80,000 people meet in Necedah, Wisconsin
after Mrs. Fred Van Hoof sees the Virgin Mary. Construction
of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Building in New
York City. Air Force B-29 bomb in support of GI's in
Korea. The brave Marines on No Name Ridge. Excellent
two page color movie poster ad for “The Black
Rose.” Ransom Sherman on TV, Mr. No Fixit.
Good - $45
Life Magazine September 4, 1950 : Cover - Marines on Reconnaissance, Kenneth Houghton (San Francisco) and a staff officer.
Full page color Community silverplate ad with art by
Jon Whitcomb. Wildlife photos taken by C. F. Stoody
out his livingroom window. Interesting graphic showing
air and sea routes to supply the Korean war. Why Russians
are patriots. Neat full page color Pontiac ad with deep
forest green car. Big pipeline arms troops for big push
- supply line. Australia gets back Davis cup, tennis.
Egypt has new charmer Samia Gamal and channel champ
Abd-el-Rehim. Tank 284 gets revenge. Feature on Chinook
salmon, including the Bonneville dam. Pictorial essay
- Life of the Chinook salmon. Movie - “No Way
Out.” Slouch hats. Native religious art. Giant
pottery. Paris Nightclubs. Life goes to the Grand Wardmote,
the Woodmen of Arden, a society of British archers.
. Roy L. Day, Jr. is one of five survivors on Hill 303
in Korea. Rosie Ball of Roxbury, Massachusetts spends
the night in a supermarket. Cute full page Texaco ad
with Dalmatian puppies in toy fire truck.
Very Good - $35
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, with framable cover, but margin is water marked) - $12
Fair (All Good, with framable cover, but cover mostly split and loose at spine, back cover has rough edges.) - $12
Full page color ad for Hart Schaffner &
Marx with airline art by Tom Hall. US in Korea by H.G.
Walker - Robert Bemis, Joseph Bass, Arthur Rogers, Harold
Lederer, the 27th Wolfhound Regiment. Ad for Paul Jones
Whiskey with great Minnesota illustration. Frank Stranahan
nearly wins the US Amateur golf title, but is second.
Two page ad with Ed Sullivan as Ford test driver. Irene
Dunn as Queen Victoria in The Mudlark. The durable Roks,
South Korea's attack on Red-held Hill 626. The Kindly
Counterfeiter - Mister 880 movie with Edmund Gwenn.
Great loves of great artists - Rembrandt, Goya, Andrea,
Lippi, Rousseau, Gauguin, Mondigliani. Full page color
Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with art by Tom Hall.
Baseball Little League world series won by Billy Martin
pitching, Johnny Fox. Sam Urzetta wins amateur golf
title. Joan Pflueger of Miami is the "Champion
of Champions" for trapshooting - beating all the
men, Grand American trapshoot. A train ride on the Simplon
- Orient Express. Charles Eames designs and builds his
own home. What the Jews Believe by Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein.
West Tisbury Grange - Lillianmanter, Charles Turner,
June Wilbur. Moving the entire Saugatuck Congregational
Church of Westport, Connecticut.
Very Good - $48
Full page color Cannon nylons ad with
nice art by Coby Whitmore. South Africa by Bourke-White.
Two page Red Cross Shoes ad with Rosalind Russell. “This
is War” photographed by David Douglas Duncan,
including photos of Captain Francis Fenton and his marines.
Petticoat rule scores again, Washington, Virginia. Cretan
abduction almost starts civil war. New Kind of Navy
goes off to sea, WAVES, includes photos of Naomi Maddox,
William Pitt, Atsuko Emoto, Hope Marquez and others.
Close-up - John Huston, undirectable director. Sports
- the stronger Soviet sex. Theater - the Hostess with
the mostest, Ethel Merman. Hydromaniac of Hellbrunn,
Austria. Russians at a European track meet. Life goes
to a collegiate convention at the University of Michigan.
Super nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with fall colors
theme. Nice full page color Calvert Whiskey ad with
New York City skyline. Cute photos of toddler Joannie
Aupperlee and kitchen Patch Muller talking through fence.
Good - $20
MacArthur would face Russia. Frantic pennant contenders
in baseball, includes photos of lots of the famous guys,
Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Casey Stengel, others. Lost
Canyon - 7 pages in color from Mexico's Barranca de
Cobre. Scot shows his trews. GI's from Wilkes-Barre,
Pennsylvania die in train wreck. Parents fight for Laurel,
Eunice and Gerald Daynes. Miners are rescued from pit,
Knockshinnoch Colliery in Scotland - huge area of coal
mine caved in. California fights a rash of forest fires,
includes photos of fire fighters, Chester Shaw, Mrs.
Ben Marcus and others. MacArthur and Asia. East Germans
work in Uranium mines. The boy who played alone, Michael
Griffin - pictorial essay, he is a deaf boy who went
to New York's Lexington School for the Deaf. Travel
- the “Liberte.” Fake furs - fashions. Full
page color Blatz beer ad with Bill Veeck, former owner
of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team and Cleveland
Indians. Peat bog Mummy in Denmark, he was a thief,
still has noose around neck. Dutch Elm disease. Life
goes on a Southampton weekend. World's smallest bike,
Alf Tabb of Kidderminster, England. Bob and Beverly
Blackstone get married then he goes off to Korrea. Nice
full page color Vermont Maid syrup ad with maple sap
being collected in ad. Nice two page color 1951 Packard
ad with red car. Michigan State Fair with Betty Hutton
and Carmen Miranda.
Very Good - $40
Good - $30
Alaska : northern outpost rides a boom, includes photos
of Bob and Jane Pettit, Earl Clark, Virgil Lamb and
family, Jack Griesbach and many others. Girl war correspondent,
Maggie Higgins. Education - the Regents vs. the Professors,
University of California. Full page color Studebaker
ad with Joe Andert and his three sons. US grapples with
problem of making Hydrogen bomb. Sightless sculptors.
Fashion - small size separates. Movie “Prehistoric
Women.” Life goes to the Harvest Moon ball in
Madison Square Gardens, includes photos of Nancy Charleson,
Dicky Robertson, Delma Nicholson, Rubina Harris, Benny
and Gloria Vitucci and others. Full page color Lord
Calvert whiskey ad with portrait of Mr. William Pahlmann,
art by George Greb. The invasion of Inch'on. Earthquake
in Assam region of India, raises Mount Everest 198 feet.
Very nice Kotex ad with dancers by Tom Hall.
Good - $15
Fair (All Good, nice, but two pages have a minimal margin water mark) - $10
The Universe, finite or infinite? Seoul and victory,
more photos of fighting in Korea, including Paul Ebensteiner,
Bob Barrow, Marines of Able company, more. Another pretty
full page color Community silverplate ad with art by
Jon Whitcomb. The latest fashions from Paris. The end
comes for a champion, boxer Joe Louis. Tom Murphy takes
over. Darkness at noon envelopes eastern half of US,
huge forest fires in Alberta, lights come on in Cleveland's
municipal stadium. Arrests end the “Henry Ford”
swindle, with photos of Marie Fuller, Shelva Weaver
(victim), Frank McGrew (victim) and others. St. Paul
building is oglers delight, First National Bank provides
bleachers and painted fence. Full page color Blatz beer
ad with golfer Johnny Revolta. Mark Clark speaks out.
Close-up - Blaik and son, West Point football. Art -
how GI painters saw Korea. Movie “Trio.”
New train station replaces Toledo eyesore. Bavarian
kids dream of glory from orphanage in Munich. Life visits
a fisherman's paradise off Mazatlan. Another lovely
Modess ad in green and white couture. First Unitarian
Church of Northborough, Massachusetts burns and is rebuilt.
Critic Wolcott Gibbs gives own play.Full page color
Wembley Brown Whisper ties, art by Craig.
Out of Stock -
: US Schools in Crisis, includes the Roper survey
(what people think about schools) with photos of Mrs.
Merrill Brininstool, Katherine Morris, Thomas Flynn.
Full page color Maxwell House ad with art by Hughes.
West Memphis school neglects it's negro children. College
football teams are expensive - Marshall Smith and Richard
Oulahan - Rice Institute and Army football team. New
Schools - Blythe Park School. Way cool full page color
Niblets Mexicorn ad with Jolly Green Giant dressed in
Mexican theme. Canon Bell critiques our school system
by Bernard Iddings Bell. New Trier high school fashion
(Northfield, Illinois) - Carol Frederickson, Thomas
McNeill, Nancy Weber, Catherine Biederer, William Chamberlain,
Dian Thomas. Great Teachers - Thomas Proctor, Frank
Baxter, William McGovern, Robert Sharp, Walter Agard.
Live in public school - Crane School in Oregon. Oldest
Schoolhouse - 1696 on Staten Island. Girls in College
- how to teach them - Suzanne Frenzel. Who teaches the
teachers by John William Sperry. Gulf Park girls school
- learn to be feminine - Charles Pickney Hogarth. Parents
groups go to work by Albert Furth. TWA ad with art by
Lawson. The educated man by Jacques Barzun. Williams
mean reunite at "Tubs" - see original story
in LIFE June 7, 1937, with Kelso Davis, Phil Stearns,
Max Berking, Dick and Pud Ely, Jack MacGruer.
Out of Stock -
Churchill's memoirs, Volume IV, part 1 - how our Russian
troubles began. Sharp full page color DeSoto ad with
red car. Mr. Barkley barnstorms. Full page Ethyl gasoline
ad with Puppy and Guppy, art by Keith Ward. Photo -
Things look better in Korea. Full page color World Book
Encyclopedia ad with art by Lockhart. Swedish village
is carried away by landslide, Surte, Sweden - this is
an amazing story with great photos. Health squad traces
polio in Ohio, including photos of Danny Parish, Susie
Bland, Joe Au France and others. Evangelists in trouble
in Catholic Canada, Lorne Heron. Centennial of California
statehood. Gaylord the horse can drive a car, gas and
brake and all. Feature on television comics - Bobby
Clark, Ed Wynn, Eddie Cantor, Jimmy Durante. The World's
best ballet. Lily Pons reveals unsuspected talents.
New shaped-charge shells have terrifying effect. Art
- Stephen Greene. Life goes to a golden wedding, Maud
and Walter Stokes of McCook, Nebraska. Nice two page
color 1951 Packard ad with three cars. Nice two page
color 1951 Kaiser ad with 11 different cars. Purdue
vs. Notre Dame in Indiana, football. Full page color
Watchmakers of Switzerland ad with art by Kalfel.
Good - $25
Churchill's memoirs, Vol. 4, part 2 - face
to face with Stalin. Nice full page color Goodyear ad
with hunting theme. Two page color Haband ad with the
most amazingly ugly ties you have ever seen J. Hard
hitting United Nations troops wind up war. Onward, Indiana
repulses state troopers in school fight. Great Poetess
dies at 58, Edna St. Vincent Millay. FBI school conducts
mountain man hunt in Boulder, Colorado. Statler of the
Sticks must change its name. Photo essay - the University
of Michigan marching band. Theater - Call me Madam,
Ethel Merman. Life visits the prolific Bill and Avis
Walsh, Lakewood, Colorado. Lovely full page Pontiac
ad in crème, maroon, green and gold. Tilting
room with photos of Sylvia Winter, Morris Krugman and
Gloria Adler. Nice full page color Van Raalte ad with
slips and kitten. Full page color Whitman's chocolates
ad with Bob Hope and family.
Good - $20
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is missing small corner tip, library stamp) - $10
Churchill's memoirs, Vol. 4, part 3 - the big offensive
begins in Africa. Pretty full page color Forstmann woolen
company ad with red and black coat. Nice full page color
Zenith round screen television ad with people all dressed
up to watch. Cute full page movie poster ad for “Never
a Dull Moment” starring Irene Dunne and Fred MacMurray.
Nice full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx men's
clothing ad with art by Tom Hall. Children's photos
by Lewis Carroll. Candidates strain for votes in the
home stretch. Camera records a combat jump. Wounded
soldier comes home unannounced, Andy Faccini. Photo
essay - the Connecticut river, includes photos of Henry
Dearborn, Ernest L. Stevens, Cecil E. Fisk, Clarence
W. Trendell, Phyllis Vincent, Ferris Ayer, Zaikowskis
family and others. Seven deadly sins of the air (Radio),
by John Crosby. Lipizzans come to the US. Football scouting
pays off in Yale-Cornell game. Life goes to the Starbuds'
revue, Harlem kids dance, includes photos of Hilda Clark,
Yvonne Williams, May Brown, Cornelius Scott and others.
A Japanese prisoner in Siberia, Misao Amano paints his
years there. Very nice full page color Old Gold cigarettes
ad with art by John Falter. Woolly Bear caterpillar
and Dr. C.H. Curran forecast weather.
Very Good - $42
Good - $32
Fair (All Good, but cover is neatly split along spine and loose, last few pages have some roughness at edges) - $15
Life Magazine November 13, 1950 : Cover - SMU's William Kyle Rote, football player, Southern Methodist University (football feature inside).
Oh-la-la - half page Lovable bras ad
with lovely ladies. Revolt in Puerto Rico causes assassins
to be sent for Truman, photos includes Policeman Donald
Birdzell, Oscar Collazo, Leslie Coffelt, Griselio Torresola,
others. Chinese Communists enter the Korean war. Full
page color Kellogg's Corn Soya cereal ad with football
theme. Full page color Prudential ad with art by Steven
Dohanos. Humorous photos showing right and wrong in
the science of being a successful politician. Star Farmer
- Forrest Davis. Dionne sisters famous quintuplets.
Full page Douglas air transport ad with Mr. and Mrs.
Edgar N. Stokes (Pasadena, California) and their children.
Death of King Gustaf V in Sweden. Cage birds are popular
pets. Winston Churchill memoirs - the beginning of the
end. Making bacon - Robert Abernathy, Dorothy Gunter,
A. L. Mommsen. Watchmakers of Switzerland ad with art
by Kalfeel. Ellis Island 1950 photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
A perilous trek for Tibetans by Frank Bessac. Art in
the Open - Beverly Hills art show. Movie review King
Solomon's Mines - Deborah Kerr. Making Molasses in Tennessee.
Very Good - $62
Life Magazine November 20, 1950 : Cover - African girl from the Shilluk tribe, Kwon Fashoda village.
The Nile - 12 pages by
Eliot Elisofon. Aggressive China becomes a menace. NICE
- a full page New departure bicycle ad, 3-speed. Color
line shifts in Navy, Dave Campbell is Cadet Regimental
Commander. Map showing different action areas in Korea.
Photo of Lipizzan horse doing Ballotade, see also LIFE
November 6, 1950. Shaw's career ends at 94. Nice series
of photos showing gorilla Makoko in the Bronx Zoo, and
his first ventures "outside" in his new cage
without bars. Full page color White Rock sparkling water
ad that actually has an artist signature, Holmgren.
Colombia sees Nazis again on anniversary of Nurnberg.
Full page color Corby's whiskey ad with big plane floating
in a thawed lake in Antarctica, art by James Bingham.
Snobs, a handy guide, by Russell Lynes. Close-up - the
Queen who made good, Frederika of Greece. Movie “Cyrano
de Bergerac.” Fashion - elegant apron. Sports
- the Omelets. Across the Atlantic by Jeep, Ben and
Elinore Carlin. Life spends a day with Somerset Maugham.
Arthur Siegel makes art with color photos. Adagio on
ice with skaters Ted Roman and Jeanne Sook. Neat full
page color Lionel Trains ad.
Good - $25
Mystery Billionaire - the story of the Gulbenkian collection
with 8 pages in color. Full page color Zenith radio
and television ad with round TV and woman in extremely
sexy black dress. Air crash orphans 19 in one family,
Alphonse and Alice Michaud of Plessisville, Quebec -
on Mt. Obiou. Photography makes football coach's dream
come true, Rex Evatt in Rossville, Georgia. Assassination
in Venezuela, Chalbaud. Mass murders in New Jersey,
Ernest Ingenito. Planes wage war over the Ualu. Treason
trial of Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave in Burma. Anti-inflation
war in the US - credit is curbed, hits car dealers most.
More on the Air War in Korea, including pilot Russell
Brown. Election of queen stirs up a turmoil in Tennessee,
with photos of Mary Shadow, Jacqueline Grubb, Annette
Hipps and others. Marine birthday, 175th anniversary.
A determined marine does a strip tease in reverse. Montreal
debutantes. Great two page color General Motors ad with
Allison 501. Cute full page color McGregor plaid ad
with ice skating theme. Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
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West Berlin : a gay and courageous
city - photo essay. Neat two page American Flyer model
train ad. Long Island crash brings carnage and heroism,
commuter train wreck takes 77 lives. New York arrests
litterbugs. Sexy full page Mojud stockings ad with lady
in lingerie and Santa. The Boswell detective story.
How to sell a smell with N. Lee Swartout and Charles
N. Granville by Percy Knauth. Football-crazy town, Atchison,
Kansas, including photos of Dave Baird, Chet Lemon and
others. Funny photo of airplane apparently at sea on
a flooded LaGuardia airport. The worst bull in Oklahoma,
contest to help get rid of worst bulls to improve gene
line of beef cattle. The richest hill on earth - copper
in Butte, Montana. Jimmy Stewart hits the jackpot. Gunning
for game birds, art by A. Lassell Ripley. B-47 swings
air war balance to offense. Tonsils. Life goes crow-hunting.
Colleen Townsend. Street sweeper Clyde Hall in Melbourne
has a horn on his broom. Full page color Aqua Velva
after shave ad with really lovely water color art, unsigned.
Good - $32
Winter war in North Korea.
Yugoslavs return 21 young Greeks. The striking new Heliolab
research tower for S.C. Johnson and Son, designed by
Frank Lloyd Wright. All America is beating out "the
thing". Texas town hits water and celebrates -
Dell City. Seattle suburb (Northgate) has tallest Christmas
tree. Eva Peron - photo essay. Troops are suffering
as it freezes in Korea. Biennale shows cross section
of today's art. Tree frog as pet - cute photo of one
waiting to eat a meal worm. Top U.S. jockeys clash at
Bowie, horse racing. Gold-plated styles. Religion -
Baha'i. Johnson's new heliolab in Racine, Wisconsin.
Marshall plan in Turkey. Sir Thomas Beecham. GREAT full-page
color Santa and Coca-Cola ad! Full page Douglas aircraft
ad with photos of Mrs. George F. Duke and son Thomas,
Mr. S. Leonard Tilley, Mrs. Edmund P. Lunken (skiing),
Ann Clark boating at the Broadmoor. You are the man
who killed my brother (about Benjamin Krieger and Majer
Mittelman), by Loudon S. Wainwright. Texas town of Dell
City hits water and celebrates. NEAT two page color
1951 Kaiser car ad in yellow and black on red. Tallest
Christmas tree : 211 feet at Northgate shopping center
Very Good - $48
This issue was printed in two
versions that are confusingly similar.
Both Versions contain all of these items : The great retreat continues. The situation in Korea - "Bug Out" by Hugh Moffett.. Sycamore, Illinois revisited - still wants no compromise in Korea. Diplomats keep trying at Washington and the United Nations. General Marshall faces hardest job, Secretary of Defense. Pictorial essay - how US cities can prepare for atomic war. Trouble in Red China, by Rodney Gilbert. Fashion - lingerie theatrics. Art - magnetic mobiles. Theater - agony on the aisle, drama critic Howard Barnes. Modern living - America's best home furnishings. Walter Camp's best 1924 all-America football team is still fit. Life goes on a Nebraska Goose hunt, North Platte River with Art Storz, General Butler Miltonberger, Don Conklin. Amazing photo of Koreans fleeing over girders of Taedong river bridge. Salvador Dali paints “Madonna of Port Lligat (Madonna in mid-air). Almost human dolls, fireman Bob Coley of Oklahoma City even rescued one by accident. Drama critic Howard Barnes. Motorized elephant, built by Frank Stuart.
These pages ONLY in Version One : Two page photo "A tragic procession" of North Korean refugees. Four pages of photos, mostly aerials, of retreat from Korea including gasoline drums, Eighth army on road back to Seoul, Exploding ammunition train at Pyongyang, Abandoned Patton tanks.
Version Two has these additional articles : The life story of a dead marine, John Guild of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The evacuation has started in Korea - two page spread including map of region and a photo from each of three famous evacuations, Dunkirk, Greece, and Gallipoli.. Berlin voters defy Reds.
Very Good (Version 2) - $55
Good (Version 1) - $32
Good (Version 2) - $45
of Christmas fun in color for children, including Model
locomotives trains , performing birds, climb the Matterhorn,
Carnival toys, Breughel's games, and more. Full page
color Plymouth ad with no car, but absolutely great
art of a family holding presents in the doorway of the
grandparents home - art by Norman Rockwell, alternative
signature, but definitely him. Christmas in Korea, including
photos of Walter McCorkle, John Sanders. America's leading
debutantes are welcomed into society, awesome photos
of Anne Williams (New Orleans), Eleanor Tydings, Mariana
Casserly, Alice Pirie, Dolly Barnwell Myers, Caroline
Lee Bouvier (New York - is she Jackie Kennedy's mother?)
and others. Comic poem "With My Own Eyes"
by Ogden Nash. The long count in Michigan - ballots
for governor. Photo essay - Byzantium's Christian treasure.
Theater “Guys and Dolls.” Life visits Alice
in Wonderland. Nice full page color Budweiser ad with
Santa at a big meal.
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