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Life 
                    Magazine January 1, 1951Life Magazine January 1, 1951 : Cover - Charles E. Wilson, Boss of war production.

America's assets - more than 50 pages of pictures. Atomic progress photographed by Albert Fenn - much on radioactive isotopes. West coast youth, including photos of Arlene Nelson, Dolores Dick, Marion Heatherly, Jane Mackey (at Mt. Hood), Harold Lail, surfers, skiers, body builders and more, incl. very nice photo of Nancy Luft, Dick Safley, Bob Grant, and Leigh Rabel on Mr. Rainier. Cotton revolution. GM - biggest producer, with super color photos of Le Sabre, plus photos of June Buchanan, Peter Grabiec and others. Great American churches. How a democracy died by Robert Campbell. Colorful cookery. Kankakee, Illinois, including photos of Mallaney family gathering, Francis Graveline and more. US war potential and arms. Nice two page color Pontiac Super De Luxe Catalina ad with yellow and green car. Apprentice goddesses (not yet famous) : Eleanor Parker, Marilyn Monroe, June Haver, Phyllis Kirk, Debra Paget, Debbie Reynolds, Nancy Olson, Barbara Bates, Arlene Dahl, Jan Sterling, Mala Powers and Jean Hagen. Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with ski theme, shows two pairs of skis and man and woman in ski clothes.
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    January 8, 1951Life Magazine January 8, 1951 : Cover - Starlet Janice Rule.

Nice full page color 1951 Nash Airflyte ad with green car, Mt. Rainier and skiers, photography by Sarra (same as artist?). Funny photos of photographer Philippe Halsman. Miracle in Canada, flight 4 of Ca-Pacific Airlines crashed but all passengers lived, pilots died. Los Angeles has a lost weekend, a drunken Christmas. Two worlds of Bertha Hertogh, Dutch girl brought up as a Muslim in Java. Viking rocket flies at night. Photo essay - America's Chinese, including photos of Peter Lee, Lee Toy Kin, Eddie Leung, Gong Ying, Victor Moy, Mrs. Long Lai, Chin Dut Toy and others. Photo essay - Rockefeller Center gardens. Close-up : Mr. Zoo, George Vierheller. Tooth Decay. Life goes to a Charivari, in Salem, Indiana with Perry and Becky Link. X corps evacuates Hungnam, Korea. Stone of Scone is stolen from Westminster Abbey. Nice full page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad with ice skater in green. NEAT two page color American Airlines ad - excellent. Sculptor Chaim Gross. Actress and dancer Janice Rule. Super nice color Coca-cola ad on back cover with 1886 and 1951 cola machines.
Very Good - $28 buy now
Good - $18 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but has small library stamps throughout.) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    15, 1951Life Magazine January 15, 1951 : Cover - Grand Marshall of the Rose Parade, Robert Gray.

More on Korea including retreat from Seoul, looks miserably cold, amazing photo of fleeing mother carrying a big load plus nursing a child, all while walking. Yugoslavia today. Fabulous Scott Fitzgerald. Christmas camera records a tragic winter's tale : Bonnie Sue and Diana Lee Barringer break through ice. Raymond Cobb becomes the complete boy scout. New York gets world's biggest bus station. Photo essay - our Communist ally, Yugoslavia, including color photo of Jelena Jovanovic. Art : the Metropolitan and modernism. Sheep-killing weed Halogeton glomeratus. Korean civilians flee Seoul, many photos. Slot machines from Armed Forces officers' club dumped off Long Beach, California. Nice full page color Ballantine Ale ad with skiers. Nice full page color American Airlines ad with art by John Falter. Life goes to a New Orleans Circus party, including photos of Jane Shober, Marcelle Vallon, Nigel Rafferty, Mr. and Mrs. William West, Blake West, Frank McLoughlin and others.
Good - $14 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    22, 1951Life Magazine January 22, 1951 : Cover - Air Warning supervisor, Mrs. James A. Walsh Jr. US defense against bombing.

Nice full page color ad for 1847 Rogers Bros. Daffodil flatware pattern. Neat photos on LaCrosse, Wisconsin golf course at night - boy carrying light and bloodhound tracking him. World's best noses - the Bloodhounds. Glasgow University rector John MacCormick undergoes lively installation. Sheriff John Ross takes eight years but gets his man Leonard Kirkes for murder of Margaret Senteney. Six ponies revise an old fairy tale, Sally Ann Howes wedding ride for production of Cinderella. Nice full page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad with woman ice skating. Photo essay - Air defense of the US. My six convicts by Donald Powell Wilson, psychologist at Fort Leavenworth. The Boston influence on hockey, includes photos of Jack Garrity and nice color photo of game against Colorado College, and others. Art - Raoul Dufy in America. Sinclair Lewis dies in Italy. Life goes to a Philadelphia Cotillion for Dr. Ralph Bunche. Famed Foreign Legion is fighting in Cambodia, Viet Nam, Laos. Neat full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with snow shoveler art. 1/3 Page Pullman ad with skiing couple. Half page Pepsodent ad with ski theme.
Very Good - $28 buy now
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    29, 1951Life Magazine January 29, 1951 : Cover - Betsy Von Furstenberg.

Full page movie poster for Bette Davis in Payment on Demand. William E. Cook criminal profile - killer of the Mosser family. COOL full page color Oldsmobile 88 ad with rocket launching theme. Lady bullfighters from Mexico perform in Bogota, amazing photo of bull and bull fighter both climbing the arena fence at the same time, La Pulga. . The US F-86 Sabre jet beats the Russian MIG-15. Lackland Air Force Base - military recruits sign up. Fanny Thorne from Preston Candover works at 88. General Walton Harris Walker funeral photos. John James Audubon last works of art - color illustrations of animals. Second Threshold - play with Philip Barry and Robert Sherwood. South Pacific - the musical that keeps going - great color photos. Medal of Honor - Frederick Henry, Travis Watkins, Melvin Brown, William F. Dean, and Charles Turner. Cannibal Mosquito in Hawaii. United States Brewers Foundation - nice family room illustration by Douglas Crockwell. Basketball scandal at Manhattan vs DePaul game, Junius Kellog, Henry Poppe, John Byrnes. French Communism by Andre Laguerre from St. Junien. Red have strength and ability to act from France. Switzerland's Simplon pass from Brig to Iselle Italy. Back page color ad for Chesterfield with Virginia Mayo. Golfer Byron Nelson coming back to the game after owrking for five years on his Texas ranch.
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    5, 1951Life Magazine February 5, 1951 : Cover - NY Police commissioner Tom Murphy.

Paul Hoffman appraises ECA. Neat full page color Welch's Cocoanut candy bar ad - looks like an early Mounds bar. Super pretty full page color Cannon Nylons ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. White Death strikes the Alps, great photos of avalanches and more at Andermatt, Innsbruck, Pfaffensprung, Gotthard, Vals, Untergurgl and others. The big clock hunt - Twin-City Danily Sentinel in Winston-Salem honors a forty year old contest. Japan drills an “Army of Sergeants.” Chicago warehouse fire - most watched ever. Photo essay - winter in Yellowstone park. Photo essay - Big Tom Murphy. Close-up - girl with the rubber face, Imogene Coca. Phonevision - early television movie scrambler, like satellite dish system. New treatments for frostbite, including photos of Robert Whitehead, Percy Jones, John Baldridge, and others. Nice two page color Oldsmobile ad with red Rocket 98. Charles Nessler and his invention of the machine to make permanent hair waves. Nice full page color Kodak film ad with cabin and skiers. Very nice two page color Chevrolet with maroon De Luxe. Dolphin show put on by Northwestern University's swimming club.
Very Good - $28 buy now
Good - $18 buy now
Fair (Generally Very Good, but spine is taped) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    12, 1951Life Magazine February 12, 1951 : Cover - Veil hats.

This issue contains the notice “Because of the embargoes on rail shipments as a result of the switchmen's walkout, some readers may be late in receiving their copies of this issue." Nice full page color Neolite Shoe soles ad with art like looks like Norman Rockwell (not signed). Ice cleaners put on a squeegee ballet at New York's Rockefeller Center. Atomic tests light up four states. Fearless Fagan the lion finds a home after many years with Floyd Humeston. Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave goes to jail. “Sick” switchmen - sick economy. No sad songs for Pee Wee. Photo essay - Hindu passion play. Photo Essay - fight trainer Charlie Goldman, lots of fight photos. Close-up - new life at the Old Met. Underwater truck by Reo Motors, with snorkel - military affairs. How Smog hurts lungs. Hatless hats. Gunless goose hunt, bird banders at Manteo, North Carolina. Nice full page color Imperial whisky ad with art by Albert Dorne. Nice full page color Whitman's chocolates ad with Valentine theme. Two page color General Motors ad with five different cars. Very cute full page color Texcel cellophane tape ad - seal your letter with a kiss. Revolution in dictionaries. Kids' cooking party : Nancy Mattoon of Westport, Connecticut. Very nice full page color Ballantine ale ad inside back cover with ranchers.
Very Good - $28 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    19, 1951Life Magazine February 19, 1951 : Cover - the adoption of Linda Joy by Robert Linville Young family.

If Washington had become king. Nice full page color Daffodil silverware ad, 1847 Rogers Bros flatware. Neat full page color Western Electric ad with art by James Bingham showing lady installing switchboard lamps. Army Britons vainly protest cut in meat ration. Finns carry Mannerheim's medals at funeral. 83 die in train wreck, Pennsylvania Railroad's Broker train at Woodbridge, New Jersey. Frozen girl makes medical history, Dorothy Mae “Johnny” Stevens in Chicago. Full page color Pan-American Coffee Bureau ad with art by Al Muenchen. Hetty Green's daughter dies - Hetty was world's wealthiest woman. Photo essay - jungle gardens, Avery Island owned by McIlhenny family. Photo essay - Adoption. Close-up - Sam Zemurray, the banana man, president of United Fruit. The Independence is the first big US ship in 12 years. Winnie-the-Pooh tours US. Camp Rucker in Alabama is reborn. Greta Garbo becomes an American citizen. Threat to jobs hurries switchmen back to work. Neat photo of New York's west side highway was jammed with cars. Neat full page color Peter Paul candy ad with Mounds and Almond Joy bars. Cute full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with children's party. Nice full page color TWA ad with art by Shook. Happy Children's Hospital of Akron, Ohio with balloons, painted casts and more, includes photos of Eileen Major. Full page color Herbert Tareyton ad with Mr. Gwynn Robinson, snow shoes, dog sled, airplane on frozen lake. Full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad, includes woman on ski lift.
Good - $18 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine February 26, 1951Life Magazine February 26, 1951 : Cover - Debbie Reynolds, the story behind a cover.

The Robinsons and the La Mottas go to a great fight, boxing match with Jake La Motta and Sugar Ray Robinson. . A man tries to prove he was not drunk, Michael H. Hartung. Full page Dickies shirts and pants ad with color, art by J. Henry Bracker. Army unveils world's best light tank T-41. Karen Nelson survives an ordeal, falsely accused of murder. The shah of Iran takes a bride. Another excellent full page color Modess ad with couture in peach. Einstein's brain waves are recorded. Crime book fails young criminals. Nevada Atomic blasts are recorded in color. Winter in Maine - photo essay. Albert Ryder. Janet Leigh. Rio Carnival. Nice full page Bell Telephone ad with five switchboard operators. Neat series of photos of released avalanche on Utah mountain. James E. Ward, retired after two years of Army service when they found out he was only 16. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Winter in Maine, including Moody's Diner near Waldoboro, Park street in Rockland, Train at Wiscasset, more. Ladies of Congress. Scenescope - an early form of filming blue screen. New classic women's suit. United Nations troops in Korea. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Richard Widmark in military uniform, from the "Halls of Montezuma." Photo of Native American Sioux chief, Ben American Horse, speaks at Republican Lincoln Day celebration.
Fair (Generally Good, but cover is split along spine and loose. Easy to tape.) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    March 5, 1951Life Magazine March 5, 1951 : Cover - Dior's pleats and petticoats - the first report on the Paris fashion collections.

Net full page color Coca-cola ad with reproduction of "The Village Blacksmith" by Frederic Stanley. Eisenstaedt photos. Little Orvie, Orville L. Hubbard mayor of Dearborn, Michigan. Flying Boxcars. Like Czar. Like Commissar by Astolphe De Custine. Nice full page color Van Raalte gloves ad. Close-up - Puck's bad boy, Conn Smythe of Toronto Maple Leafs. Cute full page color Puss'N Boots cat food ad. Par-buster's nightmare, Peachtree gold course in Atlanta. RFC Reconstruction Finance Corporation charged with fixing loans. Dumping Scandal - colleges vying for high school athletes and athletes throwing games, including Sherman White, Harvey Schaff, Salvatore Sallazzo, Ed Warner.. Deaf Mute murders in Atlanta, William Knight and wife, Allen Jones. Super cute full page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad with Miss Shamrock. Fairchild "flying boxcar" C-119 drops supplies in Korea. Tulsa mural on First National Bank building, winners Peter Hurd, Anton Refregier, Fred Conway and Clarence Van Duzer. American Meat Institute ad with photos of Scott Burrell, Arthur Schintz and Jerry Keating.
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Life 
                    Magazine March 12, 1951Life Magazine March 12, 1951 : Cover - Paul Douglas in “Fourteen Hours.”

Super full page color Niblets Corn ad. Two full pages of art by Boris Artzybasheff showing redesigned people - cute! Cute full page color A&P super market ad. Extremely nice Crosley refrigerator ad in white and gold. Free press gets a beating in Argentina. Camera records birth of an avalanche, Michel Druhen on Mont d'Or.. Plane burns but all get out alive, Mid-Continent Airlines flight 395 with heroic stewardess and pilot. The 22nd amendment becomes law. Last of the quadrupeds in the US Army, horses and mules at Camp Carson, Colorado. Shahinshah and his bride. Pictorial essay - Memorable victories in the fight for justice. Photo essay - Malaya. Close-up - 15 authors search for Joseph L. Mankiewicz. A model secretary, Dorothy Luer and others. Life visits a Navy boot camp in San Diego, including photos of Noreen Messina, Helen Fournier, Ray Blackburn, Ernest Wright and others. Cable car stranded above Rio de Janeiro. Super cute full page color Gotham nylon stockings ad. Atomic bomb shelters. Debert Moyer Staley and his Speech College. Zellah Cinderella Mills and fencing controversy in SE Colorado. Nice full page color Imperial whiskey ad with old time fire fighters by Albert Dorne. Super full page color Mojud stockings ad. Dancer Dorothy Jarnac. Sequel - Ingrid Jarnald Red Cross nurse (see also Sept. 25, 1950). Very nice full page color Havoline Motor Oil ad with skier and ice skater - super!
Good - $11 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 19, 1951Life Magazine March 19, 1951 : Cover - Navy couple, Ralph Mick Sluis and Betty Sluis.

Nice full page movie poster ad for Valentino starring Anthony Dexter and Eleanor Parker. Marines come home from the front, including photos of Roberts R. Hale, Thomas Hall, Okey Douglas, mother of Edward Leneve, Francis Donohoe, Eunice Whittear, Irving Stone. Really neat full page color Old Sunny Brook whiskey ad with cowboy, style of art makes me think of Leyendecker, but is unsigned. Truman becomes Key West's top tourist, Florida. Senator Virgil Chapman is killed in car crash, a sad photo. State of Michigan dries its books after fire and water damage at State library in Lansing. Photo essay - Willa Cather country. Close-up - Michael Disalle. Truck company 26, New York city fire fighters, including photos of ladder truck, Bill McGowan, Earl Hope, Charley Steinhauser, Michael McAuley. Architecture - the round house for Albert Ford family by Bruce Goff (Frank Lloyd Wright considered him creative). Pier Angeli, a new star, plays Teresa. Rebirth of Battleship BB 64 = USS Wisconsin. $1 fee turns up a $100,000 find - Mrs. Verner Alexanderson and six letters written by Lincoln's wife. Rosemary Williamson and Sidney J. Levy. Washington state's Elk in Yakima valley get food. Louis Bosa Paints a family reunion in Italy. Cute story about the couple Ralph and Betty Sluis. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with mountain climbing theme. Full page color Whitman's chocolate sampler, art by Sheilah Beckett. Full page Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Wangers, art by Russell Gale.
Very Good - $52 buy now
Good - $42 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover is faintly foxed) - $32 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    26, 1951Life Magazine March 26, 1951 : Cover - Child choir singer, Karen Pine - St. Mark's Methodist Church in Brooklyn.

Very Pretty full page color Community silverplate ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. The Easter miracle by Grunewald, 11 pages of color. Super full page color Sunshine Hydrox cookies ad, like oreos. art by Lawrence Wilbur. Photos by Diane and Ray Witlin of New York. US gets a new look at crime from the Kefauver committee. Dark days in Iran after murder of premier Ali Razmara. Spy tells of A-bomb information given Russians, David Greenglass. United Nations building adds new lights in New York. Pictorial essay - Recording artists. Baptism of U.S. Grant. Along the Iron Curtain. Happy Chandler loses $65,000 job. Squeeze at Rollins College in Florida. Life visits the Cincinnati Literary club. Utah State prison Sugar House closes. Super cute full page color Texaco ad with Dalmatian puppies. Full page color US Brewers Foundation ad with art by Douglass Crockwell. Tornado photo by Frank Spiecker.
Good - $18 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    2, 1951Life Magazine April 2, 1951 : Cover - Mercedes Beba Spradling.

South American Riviera. Pretty full page color Forstmann Woolen company ad in green. Cute set of photos of 9 month old Robert Thatcher Drew experiencing a new chair. Lovely full page color Modess ad with thatched roofs in background. Full page color Sherwin-Williams paints ad with art by Dave Mink. British rehearse grimly for atomic attack. The Alger Hiss case ends at last. Waynesville, Missouri cashes in by charging high rents and fees to soldiers at Fort Wood, includes photos of Alfred McClintic family and others. Seattle children adopt four grandparents, Larry, Diane, Tommy and Nancy Fordham choose Mr. and Mrs. Carl Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chromey. Photo essay - a great British public school, Winchester College. Close-up - Judy Holliday. Lippy's loaded, Leo Durocher and New York Giants, many photos of players. The biggest Moffett wind tunnel. Ferry-Morse sells zillions of seeds, includes one of those retrospectively horrible photos of field workers being dusted with pesticide from a crop dusting airplane.. Amazing two page bright color 1951 Kaiser ad with Golden Dragon and Henry J. cars. Singer Josephine Baker. Attractive full page color Pontiac ad with red convertible car.
Very Good - $26 buy now
Good - $16 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but has a minor smudge on cover edge) - $12 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    9, 1951Life Magazine April 9, 1951 : Cover - Omar Nelson Bradley.

The war America fought, memoirs of Omar Bradley, Part I. Cute full page color General Electric Black-Daylite television ad. Neat full page color Buick Roadmaster ad with grey car and mountains. Polk county, Tennessee draws its guns. The Oriental olympics held in New Delhi, INdia, the first Asiad. Another charming full page color Johnson & Johnson ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. Pictorial essay - Spanish village, Deleitosa. India stages first “Asiad.” Nature - the Condor's last stand. Medicine - spare heart valve. Fashion - ready to wear flowers. TOPS take off pounds, weight loss, including Esther Manz, Isabel Asdadourian, Eleanore Nickerson, Dollie Davis Prouty. Life goes to a WAC bivouac at Fort Lee, Virginia, includes photo of Rose Mary Evans and others. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with baseball players and staff Eddie Sawyer (Phillies), Jim Konstanty (Phils'), Vic Raschi (Yankees), Bob Lemon (Indians). Airborne regiment and armored column link up in Korea. Robert McCormick with Chippewas in Ashland, Wisconsin. Great two page bright color Oldsmobile ad with yellow Super 88 De Luxe. William Thomas leads a night patrol in Korea. President spends three weeks in Key West. Full page US Savings Bond ad with Rose Nysse. Beautiful full page color Van Raalte ad with nylon slips. Revolution in carpets. Charming full page color Schlitz beer ad with art by Dave Mink.
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Life 
                    Magazine April 16, 195Life Magazine April 16, 1951 : Cover - Esther Williams, mermaid.

Part 2 of Omar Bradley's story - Patton vs. Monty. U.S.S. Missouri - Mighty Mo. Texan digs two feet and strikes oil, Parallel 38, Harry Ratliff and Harlan Welch. World's greatest secret, Russians already knew about the atomic bomb (Greenglass couple and Ethel and Julius Rosenberg). Cancer victim crusades in Brazil, Napoleao Laueano. High Steel - photo essay by Peter Stackpole, Delaware Memorial Bridge including photos of John T. Martin, Edward Nimmergood, Byron Grimes, Ben Roberts, York Smith, Bill Hipkiss and more. Insulating red hot steel ingots with vermiculite for shipping hot. Gerrymander zoo. A Caboose party for Bob Hill and Johnny Nichols. Nice full page color McGregor Golden Tee sportswear ad with golfers. Cute full page color Firestone Velon ad with raincoats. Treatment of burns with victim T.C. Gaines of Arizona. The youth of Lorain, Ohio ask Congressman William Ayres questions about Korea, includes photos of Ronald Young, Bernard Zinitz, Bill Majessie, Steve Zatroch, Sergei Lukianoff, Dick Zelnik and others. Neat photo of Policeman Robert Hayes busting a robbery in action. Full page color Lord Calvert ad with Stevan Dohanos in art by Bluestone Pagano. Nice full page New York Life ad with baseball theme. Mermaid Tycoon Esther Williams. Bermuda bird, Cahow. Astounding full page color Perma lift girdle and bra ad - frame it! Photo of Ed Buchanan, University of Michigan on trampoline.
Very Good - $38 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has very minor spine water mark and library marks) - $18 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine April 23, 1951Life Magazine April 23, 1951 : Cover - Dalai Lama reaches safety.

Flight of the Dalai Lama, exclusive photos of historic trek over the Himalayas to escape Reds. Sad story about Linda Joy (adopted by Bernice and Robert L. Young) who has been struck with Leukemia and died (see LIFE February 19, 1951). Two page United Aircraft Corporation ad with full page color art of Consolidated B-36 airplane. Scone's Stone is found. Humorous photo of Judy Garland falling during a dance. Personal story of General Omar Bradley, Part 3 - the war America fought. Yellow Fever survivor James Hanberry, only man left of famed Yellow jack volunteers. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with car in lake art by Bill Fleming. Theater - The King and I. A wedding in Passiano, Italy - George Fortin marries Nina Farano. MacArthur and History. 34 of 36 horses fall in Grand National race at Aintree. Deser Christ, 3-ton statue, Yucca Valley Church. Yul Brynner in "The King and I." Mythical monsters, illustrated by Rudolf Freund. New Mormon leader. Another gorgeous full page color Van Raalte ad with nylons. Neat two page color Kaiser-Frazer's Henry J car ad with Rise Stevens. St. Louis knight in armor, Walter Gleiber. Attractive full page color Texaco ad with baseball theme. Big name in dresses - Henry Rosenfeld. Nice full page color Carling's Red Cap ale with Lucille Ball. Billboards along U.S. Highway 66 from Grants, New Mexico to Lupton, Arizona - tourist traps. Full page Bell Telephone ad featuring Robert B. Foley who helped saved Donald King who had fallen through the ice, includes John Fitzgerald. Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon ad with golfer Ben Hogan. Fashions by Henry Rosenfeld.
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Life Magazine 
                    April 30, 1951Life Magazine April 30, 1951 : Cover - Matt Ridgway's arrival to assume supreme command.

Response to MacArthur. Leaders of both parties mourn Vandenberg. Milan digs up red arsenal. Strange case of Colonel Percy Fawcett and Raleigh Rimell, lost in Brazil in 1925. Cerebral Palsy - photo essay, includes Neil Koenig, Gail Simon, Nancy Dethloff, John Rose, Karen Ann Graver, Wanda Steinberg, Jim Sewell and others. General Bradley - Part 4. Smallest Shrew, fossil from Green River Basin of Wyoming. Bride's four showers, Peggy Cross of Greenwich, Connecticut and fiancee Stephen Haynes, shows all the loot she got. Yankee's rookie Mickey Mantle with Joe DiMaggio, baseball. William Congdon. Modern church designs. A fun feature on new circus acts in Madison Square Gardens. College boys have last fling in Miami, 23 from Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio including Windy Reynolds and Ed Campeau, Jr.. Big Reindeer swim Lapland fjord. Feature on Cerebral palsy, including Neil Koenig, Nancy Dethloff, John Rose, Gail Simon, Wanda Steinberg, Karen Ann Graver, Ellen Itzkowitz, Jim Sewell and others. Full page color Pleasant Moments PM whiskey ad with Citation winning on the horse racing Pimlico track by Hafdie Gramatly. Nice full page color Ballantine's Ale ad with polo player. Lovely full page color Muguet des Bois make up ad. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with taxi and taxi driver 34734.
Very Good - $25 buy now
Good - $15 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    7, 1951Life Magazine May 7, 1951 : Cover - Phyllis Kirk, studious starlet.

The unknown story behind “From here to eternity.” Excellent full page color U.S. Army recruiting ad with art by Wendell Kling. Artwork of Maurits Escher. The passing of Tom Heflin. Dentures and specs cause British turmoil, National health service program. More on Korea, it is warm now. Excellent full page color Whitman's Sampler ad with Mother's day theme, art by Attie. MacArthur goes to Midwest. Violence spreads in Iran. Miss Sally Stanford weds Mr. Robert Livingston Gump. Photo essay - New England spring. Photo essay - British football. James Jones, author, and his angel. Close-up - Baleful Aneurin Bevan. Sports - How fast can a man swim? - Dick Cleveland and John Marshall swim 100 yards in 50 seconds and 49.6 seconds, and other distance records. Crazy hat craze. Medicine - premature Parisians. Photo of Manuel Delgado beating his car after it went crazy in traffic. Super full page color Whitman's sampler ad with Mother's Day theme. Phony Stephen Weinberg from Brooklyn. 33-year-old Oral Roberts, revivalist. Nice full page color Cole swimsuit ad. Avriel Christie's wedding to Richard Shull. Super full page color Van Heusen shirts ad with men sitting on railroad hand car.
Good - $28 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    14, 1951Life Magazine May 14, 1951 : Cover - Michigan's new Senator, Blair Moody, and his sons.

Nice full page color U.S. Keds shoe ad with Frank Leahy. Nice full page Dixie Cups ad with military woman. Nice full page color Pontiac ad with blue Super De Luxe Catalina car, green Steel Station Wagon, and red convertible. Photos taken by George Bernard Shaw in 1950 of Ayot Saint Lawrence. “Miss Jean” MacArthur has her own big day in Murfreesboro. MacArthur presents a policy for America. Robert Vogeler comes home. Pranks at Harter Hall at University of Delaware, Theta Chi. Salesman James Cash Penney sells again in Kemmerer, Wyoming. Photo essay - Discovery of the North pole by Robert E. Peary - story with his original photos. Full page color Budweiser beer ad with very nice art of man using lathe, art by Arnie Kohn (good signature). Photo essay - Israel faces the facts of life. How we stole the Stone of Scone, by Ian Hamilton. Best-dressed golfer, Jimmy Demaret. Claustrophobic cat of Lewis Snow of Winchester, Massachusetts. Modern living - four rooms of furniture for $1,800. Dong Kingman's USA. Life goes Ridgerunning with jeeps in Yakima, Washington. Nice full page color 1951 Kaiser car ad. Super cute full page color Jantzen sports clothes ad in red, art by Pete Hawley. The nine lives of Herbert Noble.
Very Good - $24 buy now
Good - $14 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    21, 1951Life Magazine May 21, 1951 : Cover - Lillian Marcuson Rekas, This summer's beach fashions - 8 pages of color.

Nice full page color Willys station wagon ad with blue car. Wetbacks swarm in - Illegal immigrants from Mexico, includes photos of Ignacio Guttierez, Luz Gil, and Juan Camarena and others. Barbershop quintet - Frank C. Penner in Portland, Oregon and his five spaniels. Camera records big B-36 crash. King of Egypt weds the daughter of a commoner. Puget sound gets big new cable. Tempest on the handball court, Bob Kendler founds rival Amateur Handball Union. The discovery of earliest humans - archaeology, cave in Iran and geologist Louis Depree, archaeologist Carleton Coon. Military affairs - the Navy's dunker. Life goes to a shad harvest in the Bay of Fundy, including photos of Edmund Brine. Execution of Willie McGee in Laurel, Mississippi. Patti Page and her singing sisters. S. Baxton Bryant raises a half mile of dollars to pay for a new church in Bells, Texas - funny photo of him sitting wrapped in half a mile of bills that have been taped together end to end. Willmark Service System teaches stores how to have better relations between salesmen and customers. Science fiction takes off. Very nice full page color Pepsi-cola ad with bicycles.
Good - $28 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine May 28, 1951Life Magazine May 28, 1951 : Cover - falling Paratrooper, Felix Flacke in 82nd airborne division.

India - famine. Another lovely full page color Community silverplate ad with art by Jon Whitcomb, he is usually more colorful this year. Makoko the Gorilla drowns at Bronx zoo. One Armed Bandit in Stockmen's Hotel in Elko, Nevada. AT&T. Famine in the Bihar province of INdia, horrible photos of starving people. George C. Marshall, the most famous graduate of the Virginia Military Institute returns for reunion. Amboinese become refugees in Holland. Hank Walker photos. Stalag 17 - Broadway's newest war play. Mierkats. Colorado Days at University of Colorado, includes photos of Judy Miller, Frank Nash, Nancy Graves, Mary Jean Oliver and other. Cute full page color REO Royale de Luxe power lawn mower. Full page color Fatima cigarettes ad with Mrs. Deems Taylor. Sailing dinghies, including night photograph - U.S. Coast Guard academy in New London, Connecticut. Tattoos on King Frederik of Denmark. Neat photo of helicopter at Votivkirche. Very cute full page color Hiram Walker's gin ad with imported botanicals. Nice full page color Coca-cola ad with baseball theme. Japanese sculpture. Really cute full page color Jantzen ad with Hawaiian style Cabana clothes. The war we may fight, part 2 : brand new kind of warfare - vertical envelopment. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with art by Stan Ekman.
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Life Magazine june 
                    4, 1951Life Magazine June 4, 1951 : Cover - Rising German model, Ursula Thiess.

What Americans don't know about Asia, by James Michener. Neat full page color General Electric ad with three different small radios. Very pretty full page color Crosley refrigerator ad in white, gold and green. Nice full page color Johnson & Johnson band-aids ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. World's oldest millionaire becomes a centenarian, William Alexander Graham in Pryor, Oklahoma. Convicts take over - for a while, Utah's new Mountain prison. J-3 murder in France, Alain Guyader, Nicole Illy, Claude Panconi, and Bernard Petit. Ohio town does something about worst main street, Bellevue, Ohio.. Navajos go into the uranium business. Photo essay - the River Thames. Photo essay - last week of school, including photos of Hazel Olsen, Larry Phillips, Donna Ekins, Tommy Feeney, Sandra Lound, Harvey Radebach, Deanna Dysinger, Jerry Richmond and others at Boyd School, Michigan. Close-up - the Jets' first ace, James Jabara, with Salvadore Kemp and James Roberts.. Exam fever sweeps US, including photos of Bill Barry, Dub Graves, Vera Bogach, Dan Doverspike, Chuck Magin, John Carroll, Alvin Krakow, David Owen, Ray Spellman, Bob Roedel, Fred Yaffe, Al Wolin, Peter Somssen. Life calls on “the Beaver” Max Aitken Sequel : Life's Lucky dog gets a book of her own. Two page United Aircraft Corp. ad with one page color art by James Bingham with aircraft carrier and Long-Ranger AJ-1 bomber. Great full page color Borg-Warner and International Harvester ad with McCormick combine.
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                    Magazine June 11, 1951Life Magazine June 11, 1951 : Cover - Vivian Blaine in "Guys and Dolls" - very cute!!

Musical comedies - six pages in color. Full page General electric dishwasher ad with humor about man doing the dishes. WOW - full page Warner's bras ad. Teen-age dope - this is a feature on drug pushers, narcotics, includes photos of named pushers and some victims. Selective Service College Qualification Test. Marathon swim, Georgia Tech's coach Fred Lanoue tied the wrists and ankles of novice swimmers to test a theory about drowning, includes photos of Ben Stegall, Harry Brettschneider, Robert Roe. The 4th division leaves to join the NATO army, includes photos of 8th regiment from Fort Benning, Georgia. Chinese travel road of defeat. Two page Firestone Tires ad with photos of cars and drivers, with year, name and speed for all the winners of the Indianapolis 500 car race using Firestone tires from 1911 to 1951. Erie railroad salutes its hectic past. Another awesome full page color Jantzen swim suits ad with art by Pete Hawley. Durable de Gasperi. Cuban baseball pitcher Conrado Marrero. Ben Franklin's hospital. Super silencer. The bird, the Rhea in Brazil. Painting on pinheads. Alsatian's photo collection helps solve mystery of "Malgre-Nous" - this is Robert Baillard and his 3,000 photos of Frenchmen conscripted to fight the Russians by Hitler. Full page color Schlitz beer ad with Wishing Well art by Dave Mink.
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                    June 18, 1951Life Magazine June 18, 1951 : Cover - Iran's Royal Crown.

Full page Bell Telephone ad with huge anti-aircraft gun. Handsome full page color REO Motors ad with Reo Eager Beaver (military truck), Reo Tractor Unit (Semi truck), Red School bus, and Reo Royale power lawn mower. Margaret Truman tours England. Nice baseball feature article, Chicago White Sox, Yankees. Pope Pius X becomes beatified - his body was exhumed from the grottoes for the ceremonies. Chief Eric Binder retires to his farm with an unexpected retirement gift. . Eight jet planes crash almost simultaneously in Indiana - at the time it was written, they were wondering if an electrical storm caused it or if it was sabotage. Farmer James Nelson Gernhart rehearses his own funeral, the entire thing. George Arthur acts at the Karamu House. Wedding ring fad gets big in New York. Full page color Fleischmann's Gin ad with bald eagle art by J.A. Walt Disney produces Alice in Wonderland. Color US Army and Air Force recruiting ad by Wendell Kling. Chandor paints a portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt. Another nice full page color U.S. Army recruiting ad with art by Wendell Kling. The fires of Iran, Persepolis oil riches. Full page color at with Marlin for Pleasant Moments whiskey by Melbourne Brindle. Justice William O Douglas writes about Iran. Lucky Strike ad with War Bonds.
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                    Magazine June 25, 1951Life Magazine June 25, 1951 : Cover - Janet Leigh sultry - a marriage and a new career.

New York's children speak on narcotics / drugs. Late models of Atom bomb, tests at Eniwetok Atoll. . Sad sacking in Salzburg. Montreal Grey Nun's hospice burns. Case of the general's trousseau, Albert Wedemeyer. Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan's revolt. Island waters - photo essay. Sad photo of General kissing his dead son goodbye, Bernard de Lattre de Tassigny. Tallulah on Tallulah - photo essay. The U.S. beef business, cattlemen, meat price bosses including Mike DiSalle. Pole-vaulting Parson Robert Richards. A flower show, New Jersey's All-State Flower Show at Montclair, including photos of Agnes Amerman, Mrs. S.F. Skidmore, Marie Kreyling, Ben Massey, Mrs. C. Birch, Priscilla Hilder, Louise Holton, Anna Walsh and others. Neat full page color Western Electric ad with men checking equipment at factory. Janet Leigh gets married, includes a funny photo of Jerry Lewis really getting into kissing the bride. Full page color Lustre Crème shampoo ad with Bette Davis. Nice full page color 1951 Mercury car ad. Sexy full page color Motorola portable radios ad. Price troubles in the beef market. Nice full page color Ballantine Ale ad with tennis players. Inventor Alves Da Silva and his amazing clock. Job market for engineers gets better. Interesting aerial photos in Great Britain show Roman ruins underground. Full page color Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Cummings, art by Russell Gale.
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                    July 2, 1951Life Magazine July 2, 1951 : Cover - Sergeant John A. Pittman - medal of honor winner.

Full page color ad for Chrysler cars art by Melbourbe Brindle. Full page color ad for Havoline Oil with Sam Snead and Walter Hagan. Christening photos of the SS United States - very cool photos. Communist China takes over Tibet - Chairman Ma Tse-Tung and Panchen Lama. Ben Hogan shoots a 67 to win the US Open. Field Marshall Lord Montgomery throws a party. Nice full page color Kotex ad with canoeing art by Tom Hall. Celeste Holm gets a massage. Medal of Honor - John A Pittman, Ernest R Kouma and Carl H Dodd. Reproductions of historic 4th of July posters by Hamilton Basso. The Capital - photo gallery by Arnold Newman. The greatest show on earth - movie by Demille - review. Early American fold art from the 19th century - great illustrations. Full page color ad for Pepsi featuring Faye Emerson. Benita Lassetter visits her husband Matthew Lassetter in Korea. Photos of 20th century battles - Belleau Wood, St. Mihiel, Corregidor, Guadalcanal, Kasserine Pass, Hill 609, Cassino.
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                    Magazine July 9, 1951Life Magazine July 9, 1951: Cover - Young ladies in white.

Summer party in Charlotte, North Carolina, companion article includes photos of Fay Mitchell, Carolyn Landis, Bill Choate, Fran Flintom and others. Brooklyn's Marathon Grand Jury - photo essay, with Raymon Chadeayne, Solomon Fuller, Frederick J. Langner, William Wendland, Frank Hill, James F. Hunt, Ruth Spiegel, Albert R. Leonard, Harry Williams, John M. MacKenzie, Bessie Bril, Kathryn Fendrich, Francis C. Feger, Thomas M. Manning, Morris November, Fannye Strauss. . Sunday in Korea. Yakov Malik speaks. Japanese bury their dowager empress. Sugar Ray meets some sour Krauts. Trial by Ice by James Ramsey Ullman - First ascent of Annapurna (French), climbers Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal. Jet pilot makes aerial photos 200 feet long over North Korea. Camping out with the Lewicki family. Nice full page movie poster ad with color for Show Boat, starring Ava Gardner, Howard Keel and others. Full page color movie poster for Walt Disney's cartoon Alice in Wonderland. Neat full page color Willys station wagon ad. Custer's Last Stand 75th anniversary. Greatest Ballerina, Galina Ulanova. Nice full page color PM whiskey ad with golfer Gene Sarazen. Earl Crowe of Maryland gets a plastic esophagus. Clarence Hailey Long marries Ellen Rogers, he was the cowboy featured on the cover of August 22, 1949 LIFE. Full page Robt. Burns cigarillo ad with the Heflins, art probably by Russell Gale.
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                    Magazine July 16, 1951Life Magazine July 16, 1951 : Cover - TV's Dagmar, from $75 a week to $3,250.

Ike's progress, a report on European defense. Nice full page color Pontiac ad with grey car and mountain fly fishing scene. Nice full page color 1951 Ford Victoria ad with tan two-tone car. Neat set of photos showing different contemporary worker's uniforms. One war, at least, is concluded - WWII ends on island of Anatahan. Thailand's premier is kidnapped in public. Extremely nice two page United Aircraft Corporation ad with full page of awesome color art by Bindham. How to have a done-dry basement. Fashion - 1951 T-shirt. Archaeology - the treasure of Sutton Hoo. Good photo of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Johnson walking through flood mud outside Lenape, Kansas. Dick Savitt, skyrocketing tennis star. Fastest highest pilot William B. Bridgeman. Nice full page color Ballantine Ale ad with beach scene. James Gape family must decide between inheritance and staying in America. Neat two page color Good Year ad that includes great photo of snowy canyon on Glacier National Park road. Great full page color movie poster ad for Happy Go Lucky starring David Niven and others. Baseball - where are the talented youth, includes photos of Billy Joe Davidson, Ted Kazanski, Dick Wakefield, Curt Simmons, John Antonelli, Frank House, Paul Pettit and others. Three page of color art of Birds of Paradise by J.E. Ward. Making a soldier - Jean Herve. Cool photos of RAF Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8 airplane. Great full page color US Army recruiting poster with parachutist theme. Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Johnson wading through mud in lenape, Kansas after Kaw River flood.
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Life Magazine July 
                    23, 1951Life Magazine July 23, 1951 : Cover - Mary Freeman, swimming champion.

Cicero, Illinois suffers a new disgrace. COOL full page color Shell motor oil ad with neat art by Boris Artzybasheff. Dry state has a record flood - Kansas. Sugar Ray rides for a fall and gets it. Shriners hit the big town, Manhattan. Photo essay - the century with the “Y” - YMCA, includes photos of Oklahoma choirboys, and Charlie Morris, Karl Haaser, Danny O'Malley and others and historic YMCA photos. Close-up - the Red's pet blueblood, Freddy Field. The little boy who wouldn't smile, Kang Koo Ri. Television - color's here. Medicine - cortisone from the giant yam. Life goes to the Glyndebourne festival. Sequel : Fearless Fagan goes Hollywood. General Matthew Ridgway gets tough in Korea. Cute full page color Campbell's soup ad. The Breakers , Vanderbilt mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Very nice half page US Air Force recruiting ad for women. Two page color movie poster ad for “His Kind of Woman” starring Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. Cute full page color Texaco ad featuring Rest Rooms. Painter Georges Seurat.
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Life Magazine July 
                    30, 1951Life Magazine July 30, 1951 : Cover - Gary Crosby.

Another one of those full page Ethyl gasoline ads comparing disparate things that look and sound alike, in this case a Collie and a Cauliflower. Cartoons - Yakov A Malik and the Happy Hooligan. More flood photos, Kaw River flood in North Topeka, Kansas - includes Deller's furniture store, Cora's Cafe, Mrs. John Fidler, Grocery store, pigs in the Kansas City stockyard, West Alton (Missouri) postman and home of Davis family, more. David Brian ad for Chesterfield. Cute photo of mouse eating corn-on-the-cob, in front of big photo of him doing the same, Jerry Hazen. King Leopold III abdicates. 24 hours of sun in Hekkingen in Norway, the midnight sun. The war in Malaya by Graham Greene. Cute full page Florida Orange Juice ad with art by Pete Hawley. Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in boxing match. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with sailing art by Douglass Crockwell. Paris on her 2,000th birthday - good photos. Old time cowboys - Adam Lenz, Louis de Bray, Bill Cherry, J. D. Prestidge, Charlie Stuart, Robert Lemon.
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Life Magazine August 
                    6, 1951Life Magazine August 6, 1951 : Cover - Summer fun - Carol Braun, high school girl on vacation.

Nice color TWA ad featuring the Paris 5:15. Admiral Forrest Sherman obituary. Neat full page Prest-o-lite battery ad with baseball catcher Yogi Berra. Jordan King Abdullah is assassinated in El Aqsa Mosque. Nice full page color Western Electric ad with woman rebuilding a used telephone transmitter, art by James Bingham. Venus Ramey Murphy runs for Kentucky State Legislature. Drawings that illustrated the first Illustrated weekly, Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion in 1851. Wild creatures have natural camouflage and insect mimicry. Ted Sierks survives sharks and 30 hours in the ocean. Blue fluorescent corn under ultraviolet rays. Full page color TWA airlines ad with art by Ward Brackett, "That's the 5:15 from Paris." How Americans live, housing projects (Bernard and Mildred Kadin in Ravenswood, NYC), row houses (Albert and Evelyn Watts in Beryl Avenue, Baltimore), suburbs (Frank and Teresa Reynolds in Van Nuys Gardens, California), tenements (Charles Lee at Golden Flats, 107-109 West 30th St., Chicago), developments (Arnold and Louise Dibble in Birger Zamore, Waldwick, New Jersey). Taft or Eisenhower, the choice narrows. Color ad for US Air Force with Red 1 scramble FA-315. Royal Norwegian Yacht Club Hanko International Regatta. Color Canadian Club ad featuring hand catching a shark.
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Life Magazine August 
                    13, 1951Life Magazine August 13, 1951 : Cover - Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Striking full page Sheaffer's pen and pencil set ad on black, the gold seems to glow. Interesting full page Bell Telephone ad showing an actual Civil Defense filter center, with action in progress. Neat little follow-up letter and photo about Barbara Birmingham of Nebraska who looks just like Mary Freeman who was on the cover of LIFE July 23, 1951. A decade of drought in Arizona - Vic Watson, story includes some flood photos and photo of historic abode tower in Gila Valley, under a modern sheltering roof. Excellent full page photo of the new Sabre Jet plane. The big Williston basin oil boom. Charming series of photos of kids at the Camp Treetops summer camp in upper New York State, most are not named - they got to do more fun stuff with less safety equipment than today's kids. New Sabre jet is tested at Edwards. US Military Academy expels 90 cadets. Biological Warfare is a new threat - how to detect and defend. Neat article in color about fall fashions including stiff underslips (to hold skirts out). The interesting "Renovator" machine invented by James B. Kirby. Two page movie ad Flying Leathernecks with John Wayne and Robert Ryan. Color Dole ad with art by Millard Sheets. Kenneth Skinner and the San Francisco hotel he burned down The Roadside Restaurant by Winthrop Sargeant with art by George Price. Johnson & Johnson ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis. Know your mushrooms - great illustrations by Rudolf Freund. I see my love a photo essay by Leonard McCombe. Trouble in Hollywood - theaters closing by Robert Coughlan. Cool full page color PM whiskey with boxing art by M.S.
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                    Magazine August 20, 1951Life Magazine August 20, 1951 : Cover - 400 meter swimming champion Barbara Hobelmann of Chevy Chase - great photo.

Singing missionary, Vaino Kantele, and his brethren leave China, includes photos of Joseph Ferreux, Joseph Gournay, Marius Florent, Peter Holzer, Emma Lawler, Anne Carol and others. West Point Cadet cribbing upsets the U.S. Nice full page color Howard Johnson's ad with 28 flavors of ice cream. Arid land gets a pump - central California, Central Valley project with Shasta dam. New Jet has adjustable wings X-5 airplane, with Skip Ziegler. Idaho's foot-wide towns - Crouch village incorporated for gambling. Defense of a lighthouse under George Washington bridge. Festival of Britain. Gallant Gish girls, Lillian and Dorothy Gish. Cute full page color Schlitz beer ad with circus theme. Fireflies, with photo of Jimmy Tracy and others. Tennis players Tony Trabert, Dick Savitt, Herbie Flam. 11th attempt to kill Herb Noble. Photos of townsfolk of Weston, Vermont. Neat full page color Borg-Warner ad with green John Deere cotton picker. Herbert Noble finally dies in mail box blast. Hugh V. Giltner of Pueblo, Colorado sends priceless leopard rug from Queen Min's Palace in Seoul home to parents. History of “America's Cup” yachting race. Fashion in Italy. Life goes to a swimming meet at Detroit's Brennan Pools, includes photos of Carol Pence, Sharon Geary, "Weenie" Numazu, Soichi Sakamoto and others.
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                    August 27, 1951Life Magazine August 27, 1951 : Cover - Model Rosemarie Coover.

String of mountain climbing accidents in the Alps, including Otto Furrer on the Matterhorn - photos include Hilda Erlanger, Hans Hohl, Rene Gallat, Claude Forget - super rescue and retrieval photos. W. R. Hearst obituary. Attractive full page color Arrow shirts ad. Full page color Pleasant Moments whiskey ad with Edward "Rube" Waddell of the A's baseball theme. art by John Cullen Murphy. Cartoonists Saul Steinberg and Hedda Sterne. Interesting photos showing effectiveness of new highway guard rail - they called it a safe shoulder. Second Chance in Spain by Andre Laguerre. Extremely pretty full page Pontiac car ad with moon and lighthouse over ocean. The extravagant new movie "David and Bathsheba" with Susan Hayward. Color ad for Texaco with Dalmatians and fire hat. Strategic Air Command, SAC feature article, photos by Margaret Bourke-White. Boy Scouts at Philmont - Tommy Herndon, Rae Nicholson, Vernon Nicodemus and Harold Brown. Joan Crawford ad for Camel cigarettes. Super article on the Carrousel, including El Dorado in Coney Island. Nice full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad "Texas Hospitality" by Douglass Crockwell, number 59.
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                    Magazine September 3, 1951Life Magazine September 3, 1951 : Cover - Gina Lollobrigida, one of Italy's fiery beauties.

Some new millionaires and how they got that way - Luca Luisi, Oscar Rudnick, El Peters, Jess Goforth, Guy Lovelace, Jim Camp, John Lachenmaier, H.B. Leonard, W.B. Camp. Dawn of atomic plenty, US contracts for a new submarine. Hurricane leaves Jamaica in despair. Full page color Robt. Burns Cigarillos ad with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, art by Russell Raddon Gale. Plane crash scatters airmail. Good pitch, no hit, but Cleveland wins, includes photos of baseball players Bob Feller, Bob Lemon, Early Wynn and others. . The beginning and the end of baseball midgets, Eddie Gaedel. Labor Day, 1951. Photo essay - Philadelphia museum. Great two page Nabisco Shredded Wheat ad with the five McParland children of New York. Close-up - He wouldn't cross the line, Herb Jeffries. Bores, illustrated by Robert Osborn. Marathon weekend in Carolina, including photos of Lina McCarroll, Henry Read, Grace Alston, Pete Carter, Gloria Galban, Lucy Seaman, Jimmy Adams, Frank Daniels and others. Very nice full page color TWA ad with awesome plane. Nice full page Lee work clothes ad. Cute full page color Life savers ad with peppermint stick savers. Betty Brown impersonates an electrode. Nice full page color Puss 'N Boots cat food ad with calico cats. Full page color Pan-American Coffee Bureau ad with beach art by Al Muenchen. Full page Ramsey Engineering ad with green, art by J. McCray.
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Life Magazine September 
                    10, 1951Life Magazine September 10, 1951 : Cover - Premier Yoshida, chief of Japan's treaty delegation.

Great new source of steel. Neat full page movie poster ad for “Behave Yourself” starring Farley Granger and Shelley Winters. Neat full page color IBM electric typewriter ad. California lights up with wild fires. Hunting the Huks. Effingham comes out of the ashes. After six weeks, still the flood - Kansas, includes photos of wrecked railroad track, music store debris, Mrs. Olferman, Mrs. Addielee Porter and children, Mother Castro, Shoe seller Fernstrom. How not to save a billion. Cool photo of asphalt in Dallas so hot that the painted line has gone all wiggly. Another nice full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with zoo art by Tom Hall. Photo essay - Venezuela iron. The birth of a new Japan. A young Greeley, Jackie Crane reporter. Landlubber's delight, the Ljungstrom Twin Wing sail is easier to use. Famous Dutch legs win new honors, Fanny Blankers-Koen. Modern living - best houses under $15,000 - Hollin Hills development, Alexandria, Denver Colorado, Jericho New York, El Cerrito California, and others. Life goes to an imperial beauty contest for Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order for charity, includes photos of Anita White, Gypsy Dawn Menor, Barbara Williams and others. Bread flour contaminated with ergot poisons town of Pont-St.-Esprit, France. Cute full page color Schlitz beer ad with fence painting theme by JF. Very cute full page color REO truck ad. Full page color Watchmakers of Switzerland ad with Norman Rockwell art.
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                    Magazine September 17, 1951Life Magazine September 17, 1951 : Cover - Chorus girls in your living room - Dolores Rosedale.

Full page color Cannon Nylons ad with art. Charming photos of Paula Chandoha meeting her new baby brother Hank. Japan gets a new kind of peace treaty. Indicted police captain proves indispensable to Miss America contest - Joseph J. Lodovico, includes photos of Miss Tennessee, Miss Indiana, and Miss Utah who won, Kay Hutchins. Another astonishing LIFE photo - naked mental patient in New Orleans diving head first off hospital roof into fire net, he was OK. Photo of irate pitcher Marlin Stuart, baseball. Photo of electrocuted cattle along fence where power line had fallen, near San Antonio, Texas. Football is a farce. Pelican's final cruise. Soap box derby winners - great photos, including banquet, Don Alter, Darwin Cooper, Evelyn Martin and others. Cute puppy Cesspool is saved from the storm sewer in Louisvill, Kentucky by fireman Robert Grayson. Painter Diego Rivera decorates tank that is part of Mexico City's new water system. Forgotten Arab refugees, Palestine, Israel, including photo of Amira Shunawi. Another one of those odd half page ads for Carter's Trigs with father and son in underwear, this one with hunting theme. Ostrich feather revival in fashion. University of Denver student lawyers try a real larceny case, Harry Anderson, Don Gallion, Joseph Springer. Baseball photos taken by Brownie Camera. The New York Times newspaper is 100. On location with the movie "African Queen." Tennis gets some new champions, Frank Sedgman, Maureen Connolly. .
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                    September 24, 1951Life Magazine September 24, 1951 : Cover - Gene Tierney.

Full page color ad for Lustre-Crème with Ann Blyth. Bob Lovett takes over General George C Marshall's command. Sugar Ray Robinson fights Randy Turpin, boxing. Great photos of a single Cellini saltcellar. Nice full page color Lustre Creme shampoo ad with Ann Blyth. Striking full page Westinghouse light bulbs ad with black background, small art, no light bulbs. Thomas Whelan is new ambassador to Nicaragua. Interesting story about entire train that defected to West Germany, includes photos of reluctant defectee conductor August Beb. Full page color United States Brewers Foundation beer ad with art by John Gannam, number 60 in the series "Home Life in America." Utah children test polio vaccine. Annular effect of sunrise eclipse. Marlon Brando in "A Streecar Named Desire." Story about "Princess Pats" men and war brutality trial, Donald M Gibson, Glen R. Blank, witness Hong Yong Teak. Arizona photo gallery and travelogue. Drive-in theaters are very popular. New Air Force secret weapons - Matador missile carries atom bombs. Alice Austen great female photographer. The Pope who remains a priest - Pius XII by Graham Greene. Pleasant Moments whiskey ad featuring Polo Match by Harold von Schmidt. Very cute two page Kleinerts baby pants ad (the plastic that goes over diapers) with lots of cherubic babies. Feature article about Alice Austen. Full page De Beers diamonds ad with art by Raoul Dufy.
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                    Magazine October 1, 1951Life Magazine October 1, 1951 : Cover - Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth, America's guest.

Full page New York Life insurance ad with grand piano art by Ben Stahl. Very neat photos of nudes photographed behind shadows, includes a great photo of woman's legs in fishnet stockings. Big laugh on the law, NYC police bribe taking scandal with Edmund Duncan, Harry Gross, Miles McDonald and others. Once again the Bosox choke up, Boston Red Sox. Another really cool full page color Shell motor oil ad with fantasy like art by Boris Artzybasheff. US Reds find a new Kremlin, Communists headquarters in Harlem. Bad summer ends in bumper crop. Gelett Burgess dies. Baseball gets a new Czar, Ford Frick. The death of a stout ship, sailing ship Nebula. Photo essay - baby comes home, William Cooper Colwell, child of Virginia and Robert Colwell Jr. The old ills of a modern India. The Prado. Big scorpion roundup in Arizona, includes scorpion milking. . Life calls on the Peter Baruzzi family in a 23 room mansion in Bratenahl, Cleveland, Ohio. Great photo of stolen car on top of piling in Boston. Nice two page United Aircraft Corp ad with full page color art of Helicopter H-19.
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                    October 8, 1951Life Magazine October 8, 1951 : Cover - a slow Loris in a cup.

Churchill's memoirs, volume 5 - Quebec, Cairo, and a tiff with Ike. Pretty full page color Lastex (elastic fabric) ad. Nice two page Warner's foundations and bras ad. Baseball's greatest final week, includes photos of Sal Maglie, Bob Addis, Roy Campanella, Umpire Dascoli and others Dodgers, Yogi Berra, Ted Williams, Allie Reynolds and other Red Sox. Maine house goes to sea, J.N. Jutras moves the Community House from Kennebunk Port to Goose Rocks Beach. The most curious full page color VAn Heusen shirt ad with man smoking hookah and three harem ladies. Veteran bloodhound tracks down Georgia jail breakers, Rock Quarry Prison near Buford. Nude in news in Nashville, art versus porn issue, photographer Don Brisby. Miss Sweden visits US. Public morals - their source and bed. Photo essay - how to make Marines with Platoon Sergeant Steve Trope. Pool - its players and its sharks. Toy test for deafness, with photos of Susan Marx, Virgil Judy. Life goes to a Colorado trout scramble in Gunnison, Colorado - floods Main Street for contest. Francis Ouimet becomes captain at the St. Andrews golf club. Mrs. Ione Swan fights against irregularities in Los Angeles school system. Roberta Peters, diva with muscle, trainer is Joseph Pilates. Very nice full page color Schlitz beer ad by Al Marenoken. Leg baring Ball Gowns in color.
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Life Magazine October 
                    15, 1951Life Magazine October 15, 1951 : Cover - Zsa Zsa Gabor.

What Forrestal's diaries reveal. US. Boxing Boss, I.B.C.'s Jim Norris. Philippe Halsman's 51st LIFE magazine cover. Cute full page color movie poster ad for “An American in Paris” starring Gene Kelley and Leslie Caron. Herb Shriner, funniest new TV comic. Glum laborites face an election. Washington becomes a Cave of Winds. Aircraft union has de luxe strike at Douglas. Photo essay - first frosts. Photo essay - Mary goes to College. Fashion - foot mitts. Science - earth from 135 miles up, Viking 7. Life attends a men's fashion show in Denver, Colorado with photos of Ed Dunklee, Ed O'Brien, Pat Macaluso, Lyman Baldwin, Cladys Body, George Bakewell, Stewart White, Bob Bier, Pat Macaluso, Clarence Paulin and Darlene Johns, Louis Albi, Harold Wagner. G.W. Van Tassell of Joshua Tree, California parks a car atop a 70 foot boulder. Photo of Allen English (14) on ledge in San Jose. Photo of Everett Selleck from Toledo on TV tower. James and Dolores Evans and adopted son Jimmy. Cute full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with bowling theme.
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Life Magazine October 
                    22, 1951Life Magazine October 22, 1951 : Cover - Bronc Rider Casey Tibbs, rodeo feature article.

Full page Ronson cigarette lighter ad with high society theme, lighter in silver, with Mrs. Orson Munn, Sr. Very nice full page color Pontiac ad with blue four door station wagon, red interior, duck hunting theme. Pair of photos, one taken by LIFE, one by Francis Gardner, from Boston White Socks baseball game - quite a difference. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin confer for the first time. Full page color Texaco Anti-Freeze ad with cute halloween theme. Soldiers shed blood in Korea, combat and field hospital scenes, plus blood drive in the USA and how it gets to Korea, photo of Margaret Burnett, Richard C. Cilley. Fairs - Dallas, Maine's Fryeburg Fair, Watt Cobb in North Carolina, Johnnie Morrison in New Mexico. Canadians greet a future Queen. Gangster is buried, Guarino Moretti, Willie Moretti. Sold - one town - Nahma, Michigan, includes the 5 mile Nahma & Northern Railroad - all purchased by American Playground Device Company. Feature on Richard "Red" Skelton, television comedian. Our new Atomic power. Another one of those curious half page Carter's Trigs ads with men in their underwear, this one with a skiing theme. Suez canal - feature article with color photos. War Memoirs of Winston Churchill Vol. 5 Part 2, the controversies of Teheran, Iran. Islands of Ice may serve as floating bases, T-1, T-2, and T-3 in the arctic. Leo Durocher and the new Scout's analysis of the New York Yankees baseball team, includes Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, others. Kansas cleanup - a fraternity helps North Lawrence repair flood damage, Alpha Kappa Lambdas, includes Donald Knight's house, Jeanneene Fischer, Bob Ball. Another handsome full page color Hart Schaffner & Marx suits ad with art by Tom Hall.
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Life Magazine October 
                    29, 1951Life Magazine October 29, 1951 : Cover - Props for TV, Adele Chamberlain, script girl.

Frank Gifford and Berkley football, including lots of named photos such as Pt Cannamela, Frank Gifford, Lynn Waldorf, Don Robison, Bill Powell, Johnny Olszewski. Fifteen Royal minutes in Cochrane, Alberta - Princess Elizabeth. Odd full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with frowning pumpkin halloween theme and wording that looks strange today. Full page ad for a new magazine named HOUSES, published by Time, Inc. Humorous series of photos of San Francisco jaywalkers, taken to embarrass them into compliance, traffic cop Charlie Bates. Full page color Fatima cigarettes ad with Mrs. Clay Borden in cowboy garb. Two page color ad for Convair B-36F. Robert A Taft announces his bid for the Presidency. Robert Niemeyer and the Northlake, Illinois fight against gambling syndicate and the Hamburger Palace - he was beaten by thugs and this put the town in gear. Full page color Pleasant Moments whiskey ad with horse racing theme, art by Harold Von Schmidt. Premier Liaquat Ali Khan is killed in Pakistan. Herbert Linick builds cheap houses in Columbus, Ohio, Robert and Marjorie Wiles. The Rangerettes of Kilgore Texas. War Memoirs of Churchill with Illus by David Low. Judy Garland in Over the Rainbow. Blind Patti Davidson starts out in normal nursery school. Joseph Stalin profile of his early years. Toy Jet planes go 170mph - Don Ayres. Color feature on the Kilgore College, Texas, Rangerettes - this is apparently the start of fancy cheerleader routines for big football games. The wedding of Ogden Nash's daughter.
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                    Magazine November 5, 1951Life Magazine November 5, 1951 : Cover - Ginger Rogers back on Broadway.

How to stretch your meat dollar. Cute photos of Jim Laughead getting photos of football players. The sad departure of a great fighter, Joe Louis. Biloxi's hand is called at last, senators end a town's bilking of airmen. A war bride named “Blue” comes home, Johnie Morgan's wife Lee Yong Soon. The real case against Philip Jessup. Photo essay - Port of New York, includes photos of Rube Boland, Kenneth Buck, George Bernhardt, Andrew O'Reilly, Joseph Belton, Fred Clark, Karl Tode, Francis Hickman and others. Western man and the American Idea. General Eisenhower and the upside-down flag. Nazimuddin, new Premier of Pakistan. A million faithful at Fatima, Portugal. Yellowjack's enemy gets the Nobel Prize, Max Theiler and yellow fever. Dorothy Dandridge. Football Slugging caught by the camera - scandalous, Wilbanks Smith of Oklahoma A & M punches Drake's Johnny Bright twice and breaks his jaw. Life goes on a travel agents' dream tour - 134 days on the Stella Polaris. Atlanta bootleg whisky kills 35 - made with Methyl Alcohol, bootlegger John Richard “Fat” Hardy. Nice full page Community silverware ad in color with football theme. Nice full page color US Air Force recruiting ad for women. Redecorating the White House. New use for submarines - Perch carries Marines.
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Life Magazine November 
                    12, 1951Life Magazine November 12, 1951 : Cover - Anthony Eden, Churchill's heir apparent.

Full page color Wizard-ized Engines ad, Western Auto stores. A better break for Mental patients. NYC Mayor Vincent Impellitteri visits Italy and Israel, includes photo of mini motorcycle he saw in Italy - looks like a scooter. Wherever you look there is danger in Las Vegas (Atomic cloud drifting toward town and more). Marion Davies gets married. Rather awful article about troops getting used to the atomic bomb, shows them watching an explosion, the newsmen were contaminated after winds shifted - great, huh? Two Swiss aviators get stuck on an alp, Georges-Andre Zehr and Jean-Paul Darmsteter on Mont Blanc in a Piper Cub. Editorial - the Middle East. Full page color Beautyrest mattress ad with art by Coby Whitmore. Pictorial essay - Lyonel Feininger and sons. Pictorial essay - Rugged road to iron, Ungava region in northern Canada.. A professional goes to work, Anthony Eden. Scandal results in real reforms in mental institutions. Yale's 250th autumn. 14th Street Fashions. Life visits a one-family United Nations, Helen and Carl Doss in Boonville, California. New weapon for GI's - the atomic bomb. Really NEAT full page color illustration of Chance Vought F7U Cutlass tailless fighter plane. Nice full page color Canadian Club ad with dog sledding and Dick Mitchell and Bill White. Jimmy Rhodd almost gets to be Iowan Indian chief. Princeton coach Charlie Caldwell wins with old-fashioned football. Full page color Greyhound bus ad with art by Joseph Slotkin. Another fantastic full page color Shell motor oil ad with fantasy art by Boris Artzybasheff.
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                    Magazine November 19, 1951Life Magazine November 19, 1951 : Cover - Three great ladies of the stage : Lynn Fontanne, Katharine Cornell and Helen Hayes.

Photo - Andre Vishinsky. Wow - pretty full page Cannon Nylons ad with art by Robert Patterson. 200 years of US Theater. Another one of those odd full page Ethyl gasoline ads, this one comparing a pig and a fig. Nice feature about Frank Learoyd Boyden, headmaster of Deerfield Academy. Taxpayers Pockets (tax scandal) by Richard Williams. Menhaden. Frankie and Ava. Duck and geese hunting, pheasant, moose, elk, deer, boar hunting, including Jim and Ray Atchley. British stand at Suez. Ghosts march in Munich to dramatize traffic deaths and push for safer roads. Baltimore has a lonely big new airport. Chicago's mecca apartment complex is condemned. Mary Martin. Biarritz. Nassau to Wellesley's rescue. Neat photo of Steve and Stephanie Czekalinski and two sons and the 2.5 tons of food they consume each year. Frank Sinatra marries Ava Gardner. Neat two page color Chris Craft ad with lots of boats. Latest styles in luggage in color. Gorgeous full page color Modess ad. Miami parochial pupils dress up for All Saints' Eve, including photos of Chere Gabriel Walker, Yvonne Ruckman, Loretta Stokes, Michael Yanoras, Lawrence Petrosky, Edward Coster and others. Frank Learoyd Boyden headmaster of Deerfield Academy. Nice full page color Lionel trains ad.
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                    Magazine November 26, 1951Life Magazine November 26, 1951 : Cover - Regina Fisher, a photo contest winner.

32 pages of prize pictures from the Young Photographers' contest. Some of the winners include : Dennis Stock, Elliott Erwitt, Esther Bubley, Regina Fisher, Carroll Seghers II, Robert Frank, Ruth Orkin, Louis Stettner, John Goeller. Photos of subway riders by Alfred Gescheidt. WOW - full page color Forstmann woolens ad with the most amazing outfit in blue and creme. Picnic at Eden Church. Memories of College. Two sad pros on the bench. Life's party - pipes provide a place to play. Very funny photo in store window brings citizens of Milwaukee to a halt - see the citizens and the photo here! Election brings campus fun, Scotch style at University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Off-limit wishing well. Feature on artist Henri-Matisse. Pretty full page color Van Raalte ad with nylon slips. Neat two page color Telechron clock radio ad. Navy fighter squadron VF 884 returns to Kansas City, includes photos of wives Joan Walker, Enid Garrison, and Jean Carmichael (husbands missing or dead). Hammond Standish meat packing firm of Detroit caught in the price squeeze, includes photos of Allen Ivory, Helen Lupei, Martin Shupinski, Harold Brock, Walter Zawasa and others. Albania.
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                    December 3, 1951Life Magazine December 3, 1951 : Cover - Christmas Lingerie - Susie Parker.

Very nice full page color Ship 'n Shore blouses ad, the first I remember seeing in LIFE. Political cartoons for Truman. Italy's river Po in flood - amazing photos. Vatican publishes photo of Miracle of Fatima. Steel industry starts a scrap hunt. Queen sees “Where no Vultures Fly” at special theater performance. Very nice full page color Schwinn bicycle ad. Phil Silvers, comedian - profile. Neat page of vanity license plates in Connecticut, they apparently had only 4 letters to work with. How to buy a fur - humorous article and drawings by Charles E. Martin. Water pollution in America - Max Katz and Arden Gaufins study streams. Chimp Viki lives like a human baby. Nice full color ad for Frigidaire with Christmas theme. Scientists study which toys are the most fun for children, includes two page color spread of named toys. Nurse midwife Maude Callen. Athlete profile Bob Mathias. Lieut John W. Harper of the USMC writes letters to his father about Korean war. Back page ad for Camel cigarettes, featuring Henry Fonda. Gorgeous full page color Chesterfield ad with Ronald Reagan. Two page color Schenley Whiskey ad with Cornel Wilde, Louis Hayward, Dick Haymes, Ezio Pina, and Wayne Morris. Denver, Colorado Lakewood movie theater holds a Movie sweepstakes.
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Life Magazine December 
                    10, 1951Life Magazine December 10, 1951 : Cover - The President of the United States, Harry Truman and the evolution of a wardrobe.

“The Night before Christmas.” Cute series of spoof cover photos show how LIFE might have looked in the 1860-70's. Inside MIG alley in North Korea. Washington's biggest headache, tax scandals. It's cold in Korea again, but this year the troops are better equipped, includes Robert Fowler, Franklen Adams, Robert Coppock, others. The first underground atomic bomb blast, Frenchman Flat. Silence descends on the city, NYC has huge atomic bomb drill. Photo essay - our underwater defense, submarines and more (includes photo of truly curious helicopter). Golden days of the west - a letter from Theodore Roosevelt. Jane Wyman watches a Santa Claus parade. Sick 'em soccer played by dogs in Swiss circus. How much food do kids need? Life goes Polynesian in Pasadena, includes photos of Pat Mann, Bill Haisman, Marilyn Snyder, Carol Dressen and others. Very nice full page color Coca-Cola ad with Santa. British tidy up as Egypt boils. Martini Heresy - new recipes. School crowding in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Audrey Hepburn. Cute, cute, cute full page color Mojud stocking ad with Santa.
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Life Magazine December 
                    17, 1951Life Magazine December 17, 1951 : Cover - Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier.

Abraham Teitelbaum has a lie detector test with William G. Wilson for tax fraud. Murder of Samuel J. Rinella. Lovely full page color Western Electric ad with four military people in a row of telephone booths, art. Truce between North and South Korea, line drawn. Daring midair rescue of F-84 jet, John Paladino, Jack MIller and Wood McArthur. Santa Claus around the US, different styles, including Texas Santa Jingle, Money Santa, Helicopter Santa. Full page color Imperial whiskey ad with art by Albert Dorne. Douglas Arkansas - smallest town in the US, population 1 - Lee Edward Whitney. Lili St. Cyr defends her stripping in court with Jerry Giesler. People in the news, Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin, Gordon Browning, Harry Matthews, Richard Groat. Negro doll photos. Full page color ad for Pleasant Moments whiskey with Mountain Climbing theme by Paul Rabut. Scouts report of Good Turn Night - Donnie Forest, Skip Rowland, Gifford Cummings, Graham Best, Danny McFadden, Gordon Valentine. Radium victim 41 - watch dial girl dies - Florence Kohler Casler. Museum experts - C.S. Coon, Alfred Kidder II and Fiske Kimball identify Greek lion head. How to carve a roast. Soviet Satellite states (Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria) are ready for war by Leland Stowe. Mrs. Jeanne Logan is 41 - her family work keeps her slim. Decision before dawn movie review - Hildegarde Neff and Oskar Werner. Back cover - Camel ad featuring Santa.
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Life Magazine December 
                    24, 1951Life Magazine December 24, 1951 : Cover - the Holy family (Mary, Joseph, Jesus).

Neat photos of Ibexes on a cliff, European version of Big Horn Sheep and Mountain Goats. Tintoretto's Life of Christ - 20 pages in color. Another wonderful, colorful and wholesome looking full page color Campbell's vegetable soup ad. Synagogue bombing frightens Miami. New plant provides more metal for wings. Hollywood cameras focus on tragedy, Walter Wanger. . As prophesied, doom explodes from Hibokhibok volcano in Philippines. The plight of the Holy places by Evelyn Waugh. The Philharmonic's 5,000th. Life tours the Children's TV shows. The best present, a family - Pacific Fleet Air Force films families to send to men in Korea, includes photos of Rusty and Randy Livermore, Dennis and Ronald Long, Olga Meckler, Terrie and Bruce Livingstone, Mrs. Robert Miljan, Gloria and Julie Jean, Tommy Hedley, and others. Army goes one better and ships family across the Atlantic to reunite families in Europe, including Peggy Hawkins and sons Jimmy and Phil. Cute full page color Plymouth ad with art by Norman Rockwell (no car in ad).
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Life Magazine December 
                    31, 1951Life Magazine December 31, 1951 : Cover - Asian woman with parasol, Mitsuko Kimura.

Asia Special Issue - its troubles and opportunities. Almost entire issue pertains to Asia, Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, more. Full page Squibb medical ad with extremely cute photo of toddler in high chair - has just spilled milk in the tray for very affectionate kitten. Article about people finding out their loved ones are prisoners in Korea, not dead - includes Patricia Hedlund, Levi Minter and wife, Bill Dean, Mother of Francisco Garcia, George C. Bell and wife, Betty Morar, mother of Manuel Vasquez, Gilbert Calvillos, Nancy Byrd, Mrs. Rudy Hovatich and Nita Mershon. Oil from a sandy Sheikdom - Kuwait. Abominable Himalayan snowman, with photos. Chinese success story. Malcolm MacDonald, ambassador extraordinary. New era for Afghans. Life-giving monsoon. Film queens of Asia. Bangkok.
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