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Life 
                    Magazine January 6, 1958Life Magazine January 6, 1958 : Color cover - Space pilot-to-be tests safety suit in heat chamber - Scott Crossfield.

Full page color Gleem tooth paste ad with the mostly unbelievable smiley family ever. Engineer Stefano Robino and a wonderful photo of his family. Dutch expelled from Indonesia, photos of evacuees, ship "Captain Cook.". Delicious looking full page color Swanson ad with peaches and peach pie. First successful ICBM - the Atlas. Two page color Ford ad featuring the F-100 truck. 4 men of 23 survive crash of Navy radar plane at sea, Guy Howard Jr., Richard Rentschler, Thomas Kline, Franklin A. Henry Jr.. Pageantry and products of NATO, color photos. Nice two page Goodyear tires ad with lots of colorful cars from 1915 through 1957. "Man's New World" Part 3 - Into the far frontiers beyond earth - on the way toward space flight - photo essay. Elizabeth Burton - 6'2" blonde and the sometimes humorous troubles of being tall. Basketball training tricks in Wampum, Pennsylvania. Las Madrinas debutantes, a big ball given in Los Angeles. Great photo of pelican bird standing on Ellen Longworth's back as she sun-bathes, Casey Key, Florida. 1.0
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Life 
                    Magazine January 13, 1958Life Magazine January 13, 1958 : Cover - Bloody Sunday in Petrograd, art by Alton S. Tobey.

Full page color Snider's catsup ad with men in devil costume. Half page Nestle's decaf Instant Coffee ad with man in ski gear. Portentous Revolution: Part I: The Russian Revolution (a very large feature in color). Nice photos of Muriel Davis and Ernestine Russell doing gymnastics moves, balance beam, parallel bars, uneven bars. Photo essay - Busy music maker to high society, Lester Lanin. Interesting full page color 1958 Ford ad with car in Turkey. Pretty but plain full page Complexion Dial soap ad with four colors of soap : gold, green, blue, pink. Cool full page Oldsmobile ad with neat angles in photo of cars. Wow - James Snider and Pilot Richard LaConte are rescued from a crashed airplane by ladder - they landed in a tree, not very solidly, either. Sophis Loren is given a life sized cake of herself. Photo of Mrs. Evelyn Shane, hostage in a holdup. Full page color ad for Mars Marsettes, which look exactly like today's Rolos. Gruesome full page United Nations ad with little african boys with Yaws. Close-up: Young executive in a hurry: Jerry Stutz. Full page Owens-Corning Fiberglas air filters ad with art by Ludwig Bemelmans. Strange rabbit eating habit. Full page yellow and white Pontiac ad. Cute full page Norcross Greeting Cards ad.
Veru Good - $34 buy now
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Fair
(All Good, but margin is faintly water marked) - $12 buy now
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(All Good, but cover has a crease) - $12 buy now
Fair (All Good, nice, but address label is cut off, this affects only the blank cover corner in the red stripe) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    20, 1958Life Magazine January 20, 1958 : Cover - Lyndon Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Preparedness Subcommittee, talks with newspapermen.

Neat full page 1 color ad for One-a-day vitamins. Super excellent full page color Bell Telephone ad with little girl, telephone doll, art by Pete Hawley. Charming photos of Italian Luisa Pierotti laughing. Nice full page AC Spark Plugs ad with car at gas station, skis on top, humorous. Part II - “Russian Revolution." Upheaval in Venezuela, dictator Jimenez has new cabinet, art by Alton S. Tobey. Photo of crash of Air Force airplane KC-97 in Florida Everglades swamp - interesting story. Photo of huge tires at Clintonville, Wisconsin, used to haul fuel over rough terrain. Three mothers go to Red China to see captive sons, Mrs. Philip Fecteau, Mrs. Ruth Redmond, Mrs. Mary Downey. Photo essay - A candid look at two great resorts, Miami and Palm Beach. Proposals for a nuclear-powered airplane. Full page color Walker's DeLuxe whiskey ad, art by Ludwig Bemelmans. 1917 University of North Carolina basketball team. Teacher Vincent Corsall of Oswego, New York is fired for odd reason. New kinds of wallpaper. Trying to save sick penguins in Portland, Oregon. Theater - The Music Man. The bag dress. Dance lessons for blind girls, St. Francis Episcopal Church in Levittown, Long Island, Frances Chambers. Funny photo - No visible means of support. Nice two page color ad Buick B-58 in blue. Full page Avis Rent-A-Car color ad.
Very Good - $30 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout, and a number of bent corners) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine January 
                    27, 1958Life Magazine January 27, 1958 : Cover - Michele de Kramer of Paris at St. Moritz (fashion article, some ski wear).

Great series of photos of blond girl and a group of men on bridge in Stockholm. Nice full page Imperial whiskey ad with theme of packing car for a ski trip, well done. Peoria, Illinois and the Recession, photos include William Naumann with unsold Caterpillar tractors, unemployment lines, the bar across the street from the Caterpillar plant, Bonnilyn Mackoway, Wayne War, Betsy Ann Ward, Lily Irrera, Leroy Avery, Roy Goodman, Bill Bailey, Joe Haefelin, Marion Maple, others.. Part III: “The Russian Revolution” - The revolution starts, art by Morton Roberts. North Carolina Native Americans break up Ku Klux Klan's anti-Indian meeting, good for them!, with big photo of Charlie Warriax and Simeon Oxendine. A bad earthquake in Arequipa, Peru. Full page pink Scott toilet tissue ad along the lines of the famous Modess couture ads. Jayne Mansfield is wed under glass, you will have to read to see who her 100 closest friends were. Lyrebird. Full page color ad Dodge Sierra Wagon in tan and beige. Nice full page color ad for De Soto, white with red interior, with LOTS of sailors. Lovely full page color Friskies dog food ad with little girl and big dog of the Shaggy Dog variety, art by Douglass Crockwell. The hunt for a new football coach for Texas A & M. Full page Massachusetts Mutual insurance ad with art by Norman Rockwell. Full article about parents who interfere too much in their children's lives, such as stage moms, sports dads, art by Whitney Darrow jr. Unusual page and a half L&M cigarettes ad with ski theme, nice.
Fair (All Good, but has a mild water mark in two page margins) - $20 buy now
Fair
(Generally Good, but cover and spine margin has some pink transfer) - $12 buy now
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Life Magazine promotional MINI issue : Cover - same image as on Life magazine January 27, 1958. I have only ever seen two different mini issues : The first issue of LIFE (moderately common) and this one (SCARCE! - I've only found this ONE). Measures 3 1/4 inches x 2 1/3 inches, color. 16 pages including cover. Content includes photos and captions from some recent LIFE magazines. This is an advertising promotional item. Pair this extremely rare MINI LIFE with the regular LIFE magazine from January 27, 1958 for a neat gift. SHIPPIING : Combined with any other purchase, shipping will be free. By itself, shipping will be about $2 inside the USA. This shopping cart doesn't have a way to handle the different shipping amount, so just order it as usual and I will refund shipping costs as needed.
Fair (All Good, but back cover torn where it was glued in original binder) - $18 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine February 3, 1958Life Magazine February 3, 1958 : Color cover - Shirley Temple and daughter with ugly pumpkin and Hans Christian Anderson children's book.

New business trend uproots families - promotion means moving day, includes Richard Cleves and family, Donald Hoover and family. Full page color Oldsmobile ad with the word "Oldsmobility." The film "The Golden age of comedy." Lenin's bolsheviks kill democracy - the Russian revolution, Part 4, art by Carroll Jones. Letter and photo related to Snider and La Conte (LIFE January 13, 1958) about a similar crash in 1919, Lieutenant Swan near Dayton, Ohio. Photo of Marisa Leonzio in Italy, with her new bridge. Venezuela gives dictator the bum's rush. Gail Whitney and Dick Cowell elope. Hydrogen power gains with ZETA and Perhapsatron - fusion energy. North Carolina Indians are at peace as the Klan is held at bay (this is a follow-up story to piece in LIFE January 27, 1958), includes photos of Mergie Chavis, Burleigh Lowry, Walter Clark, Janey Hatcher, others. Another ICBM flies. Fallacy of Kennanism. Wow - Shirley Temple and her Storybook show. Clown painting by Walt Kuhn. Former White House aide gets into a mix-up over Tibetan mastiffs. Full page color De Beers diamonds ad with art by Leona Wood. World Series baseball hero Lew Burdette, Milwaukee Braves pitcher. Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with mini helicopter, Dick Peck.
Excellent
- $62 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, but has small library stamps) - $28 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine February 10, 1958Life Magazine February 10, 1958 : Cover - F.D.R., as acted by Ralph Bellamy.

Teen-ager becomes mass killer : 19 rear-old Charles Starkweather kills 11 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Charming full page Hallmark Cards ad with little boy giving valentine to his teacher. Extremely curious full page Sugar Information ad about calories and weight loss. Letter and photos pertaining to Rose Cohen hearing her tape-recorded voice for the first time. Heartwarming little story about a stranding dog getting rescued out of flood waters of the Delaware River at Trenton, New Jersey, Edward Jones did the rescuing, good man. Divers at Pitcairn Island find the anchor from the famous Bounty ship. Two page color Canadian Club whiskey in a less cheesy style, about climbing the rope into an already airborne hot-air balloon, good photos of Francis Shields. Jupiter C satellite launched. Photo essay - The skier's own world: Sun Valley, Idaho and Alta, Utah. The need for nuclear tests. Photo essay - sad degeneration of our dogs, effects of over-breeding or bad breeding. Principal George Goldfarb, accused of raping student, jumps to death, John Marshall Junior High School in Brooklyn. Funny photo - Bubble trouble in the choir: Robin Everett of Los Altos, California. Two page color ad for Fords' family of new cars.
Good - $17 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $10 buy now

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Life Magazine February 
                    17, 1958Life Magazine February 17, 1958 : Cover - Satellite tracking camera scans sky for U.S. satellites at Organ Peak, New Mexico, while Martin S. Burkhead and Charles Tougas observe.

What Explorer is telling us from space. Two page color chevrolet ad with art by Austin Briggs. Neat full page Sabena Belgian World Airlines ad with some model of an atom that appears on their currency. Photo essay - The changing pattern of a nation's health, distribution of population by age and more.. Photo essay - Bachelor father to seven youngsters, Californian Jim McQuiston. Full page Munsingwear underwear ad with Mr. Basketball, George L. Mikan. Full page color ad for the Sebastian Highlands development in Florida, still empty. Fashion: shorter skirts. Harold Schlichting, biology researcher of Hickory Corners, Michigan, and the funny things he does to waterfowl. Photo of Mrs. J. R. Bails with her new baby, the hospital gave her this one for free since she'd already paid for the previous 15 births! Funny photo - Suspended football practice: 9-year-old Stanley Blood of Flint, Michigan. Interesting full page color Cadillac ad with red Fleetwood convertible. Dick Lee, Dickalee, City clean-up champion of New Haven, Connecticut. Full page Old Crow color ad with painting of Daniel Webster visiting Old Crow's Distillery. Princeton seniors state their views. Nice full page Buick ad with the new blue B-58. Full page color Oasis cigarettes ad with Ice skaters.
Good - $17 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine February 
                    24, 1958Life Magazine February 24, 1958 : Cover - Fasching princess, Carma Baggs of Ogden, Utah dances with her prince, Waldemar Wagenhauser, and her paige, Helga Gerhart in Wurzburg, Germany.

Neat full page color Crane bathroom fixtures ad with lovely pink sink, tub, toilet. Great two page photo full of exuberant kids sledding, Yeadon, Pennsylvania. Cool full page color Oldsmobile ad with pink convertible on California coastal road. The French accidentally bomb a school in Tunisia. Fired professor Bernard Schwartz becomes chief counsel for the House subcommittee investigating the Federal Communications Commission. Seven New York boys on trial for murder of polio victim Michael Farmer, they were in the Egyptian Dragons gang. Photos of the demolition of the House of St. King Louis, Rio de Janeiro. Photo essay - The many happy returns to Jack Benny. Orson Wells in "The Long, Hot Summer." The young, zoo-born ape named Colo. The Walter Kerr family - close-up. History of the English-speaking peoples, volume 4 part 1, the Noblest WAr - by Sir Winston Churchill. Sports: baseball forms two big leagues. Photo - A shoe that got left in the church: Bride Nancyn Vance, of Bellefontaine, Ohio lost shoe as she walked down the aisle. Full page Chrysler color ad with blue Windsor 4-door sedan.
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Life Magazine March 
                    3, 1958Life Magazine March 3, 1958 : Cover - Sally Ann Howes, Broadway's new ‘Fair Lady'.

First ad I remember for an oven door which lifts off for easy cleaning, full page color General electric ad. Full page color real estate ad for Port Charlotte, Florida. Double page color Early Times Whisky ad with 9 different drinks in special glasses, each with a recipe. Curious photos of Michael Kidd directing. Record busting winter of 1958, includes photo of Army helicopter (landed) with food for stranded families near Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, Mary Murley and Bridesmaids on way to church in Boston in blizzard, Pennsylvania farmboy with burst appendix on stretcher being carried to helicopter, Barry Tucker (Ludlow, Vermont) leaping from his roof, Kenny Tofferi leaping between snow banks, Robert Wosnig (West Allis, Wisconsin) puzzling at icicle, ice covered warehouse in Atlanta after fire, Death of Alvie Potts of Gurley, Alabama, more. Lovely two page Ford Ranchero ad with blue, white and gold truck. Donald G. Farrell lives in a space chamber at the School of Aviation Medicine in San Antonio for 168 hours straight. Full page Bell Telephone ad with Norman Rockwell-like art, but by Pete Hawley. Murderer Nathan Leopold Jr. is granted parole from prison. Eight American painters, the Ashcan School, Shinn, Henri, Lawson, Davies, Glackens, Luks, Prendergast, and Sloan. English Speaking Peoples, Volume 4, part 2, by Sir Winston Churchill. Biggest thing in town - Sharon Springs, Kansas likes basketball. Funny photo, the which-way car. Full page Lincoln ad with a green Lincoln Landau.
Very Good
- $24 buy now
Good - $14 buy now
Fair (All Very Good, but cover has a mild central crease) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine March 
                    10, 1958Life Magazine March 10, 1958 : Cover - Yul Brenner in movie, “Brothers Karamazov”.

Full page Hanes stockings ad with distinctive art by Vladimir Bobri. Rather humorous full page color 7up ad with pair of young folk absolutely riveted to the television. GREAT two page General Motors ad that is really the story of Walt Sprague of Portland, Michigan, with photos. Cute full page color Carnation instant milk ad with the first milk moustache I remember in LIFE. Full page color Owens-Corning Fiberglas Acoustical ceiling tiles, with names and angels. Nice full page Pepsi-Cola ad with oriental theme. Color photos of the Thor IRBM missile and Atlas ICBM missile taking off. Fidel Castro is becoming an important influence in Cuba, feature story on Cuba includes interesting photo of burning and crumpled Sinclair Oil tank, photos of a crazy race car crash in Cuba, driver Cifuentes. Cheerful full page color Post Bran Flakes cereal ad with man singing in shower. The lost bus with 27 dead in Big Sandy River, Kentucky, photos include four of the 20 survivors William Leedy, Donald Dillon, Jeff Gunnel, Darvin Derossett (see also LIFE March 17, 1958). Photo essay - The passionate Karmamzovs. English Speaking Peoples, Volume 4, part 3, by Sir Winston Churchill. Gorgeous, glowing full page color Milk ad with art by Jon Whitcomb. All American basketball team includes Oscar Robertson, Bob Boozer, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Guy Rodgers, first all negro team. Photo essay - drama beneath a city window, photos out of window about lower Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. Centenary at Lourdes. The Yacht Valinda is taken over by 21 escaping prisoners, Mildred and William Rhodes Hervey Jr. Humorous giraffe photo - Bending over backward. Full page Pontiac color ad with yellow and white custom Safari.
Good - $17 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 17, 1958Life Magazine March 17, 1958 : Color cover - Best selling vocal group, The McGuires (feature inside) - very cute photo in yellow and olive green.

Full page color Oldsmobile ad starring Patti and Jerry Lewis, at his office. Neat photo of workers at the Hasiheisa cotton gin in Sudan. Behind rebel lines in Sumatra, photos by James Burke and Marc Riboud. Nice photo of Marian Rosen, lawyer, who has just been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court. A wow-type photo of Matador guided missile units with guard Lemuel Riddlespreger and watchdog Bonzo. Follow-up on the Big Sandy river bus accident (See LIFE March 10, 1958). Pearl McLain, girlfriend of Anthony Coppola, gambler. The bishop of Prato (Italy) officially defames couple for having civil marriage ceremony (Mauro and Loriana Bellandi), and is reprimanded. House of flying objects is a ghostly mystery, James M Herrimann house at 1648 Redwood Path in Seaford, New York, written by Robert Wallace. Another gorgeous, lovely Scott toilet tissue ad with couture. The hungry sea star menaces oyster industry. New Luxury world of bowling. Tricks in tousled hair styles. Do-it-yourself Samaritan - Dr. Thomas Dooley raises funds for medicine in Asia. New York City's problem students, includes Luis Ponce, Arthur Gubelman, Maurice Holden, Tyrone Thompson, Leroy Webber, others. Nice full page color ad featuring lots of different Red Cross shoes. The Detroit Athletic Club lets in sons. Cutest photo of little Danny Fry with a parakeet bird on his head. Neat full-page ad of 1958 Oldsmobile Fiesta - coral color.
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- $30 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $15 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has very minor water marking) - $15 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 24, 1958Life Magazine March 24, 1958 : Cover - Alexei Kutzkov of Moscow and Stephen Lapekas of Chicago are 16-year-old schoolboys a world apart.

Oh-la-la full page Maidenform Bra ad, wowie! Neat photo of a car that really does have two front ends, belongs to a Brooklyn auto repair shop. Charles Eames creates a bunch of whirligigs that are precursors to solar-powered machine. A new crisis in education, part 1. Photo of Jesse Horelica crashing his motorcycle during a race. Banishment of a lovely queen - Soraya of Iraq, she is divorced by Shah because she hasn't yet had any children. An unarmed atomic bomb is accidentally dropped near Mars Bluff, South Carolina, Walter and Ethel Gregg's home in destroyed. Another neat full page color Sabena Belgian World Airlines ad with airplanes and helicopter. Photo essay - Exciting commotion off-Broadway. A monstrous mistake 59 years ago, Mayo Buckner was wrongly admitted to a mental institution (Lenox and Glenwood, Iowa). Close-up: George Romney of American Motors succeeds in long-shot gamble on short cars with better gas mileage. Sculptor Louise Nevelson and her Moon Garden. The Kentucky Derby horse race, Wilky Sullivan, owners Tom Ross and Phil Klipstein. Full page color Post Raisin Bran cereal ad with art by Dick Sargent. Neat photo of a black cat below a grate. Two page Ford color ad with many of the new Fords. Nice full page Coca-Cola color ad.
Good - $25 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has a barely water marked corner tip) - $18 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $15 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover is mildly scuffed and stamped) - $12 buy now
Fair (All Good, but cover is smudged and pinkish) - $10 buy now

Life 
                    Magazine March 31, 1958Life Magazine March 31, 1958 : Color cover - Oregon Science teacher Donald Pearson with Homemade learning aid.

Crisis in Education Part 2 - our urgent teacher problem in pay, overwork and training. Full page color Cadillac ad taken at the Desert Inn. Letter and photos from George B. Motheral and rescue of men who escaped from Devil's Island prison. Worlds fair in Brussels. Ceylon - color feature by Dmitri Kessel. Too few teachers by NR Farbman. Hidden sell - subliminal gimmicks (Includes photo of Marilyn Monroe) by Herbet Brean. Singer Johnny Mathis. Liz Taylor's husband (producer Mike Todd) dies in plane crash southwest of Grants, New Mexico. Very cute full page color Post Toasties cereal ad with art by Dick Sargent. John Peter Hagen is the space age's first fall guy, Vanguard satellite. More snow storm photos including Mrs. Jennie Trout (Kulptown, Pennsylvania), Robert Drysdales (Riverside, Rhode Island), more. Curious full page color AC oil filter ad with Aloha, Oregon and Cumback, Indiana. Judge Robert Traver writes a book "Anatomy of a Murder." First Presbyterian church dedicated in Stamford, Connecticut. Wettest show-girl act at Cafe de Paris. Follow-up story about Marissa's bridge (see LIFE February 3, 1958). Zsa Zsa Gabor gives black-tie birthday party for her 11-year-old daughter. Full page color Winston cigarettes ad with two clean cowboys, cowgirl.
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Life 
                    Magazine April 7, 1958Life Magazine April 7, 1958 : Color cover - Sugar Ray beats Bailio - amazing photo.

Yummy looking full page color Jell-o Lemon Chiffon pie ad with fluffy pie. Neat double page color Owens-Corning Fiberglas insulation ad with nicely dated kitchen, den and livingroom with four little boys playing cowboys and indians. Two page Dream kitchen ad with Milkman Frank Shelly of the Modern Dairy Company of Elgin, Illinois and the Whitmire family in the same town. Photo of little Laurie Dee Denenburg of Cleveland with a bird on her head. The U.S. Space Program is growing. Crisis in Education Part 3 - How U.S. Wastes its gifted children. Abby and Ann - twin lovelorn queens - Abigail Van Buren and Ann Landers. A happy hidden life ends for AWOL GI, his French sweetheart and five children, Wayne Powers of Chillicothe, Missouri was hiding in Mont d'Origny for 13 years. Boxing matches between Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake Lamotta, Randy Turpin, Bobo Olson, Gene Fullmer and Carmen Basilio - Sugar Ray wins title for fifth time. Picket line marks millionaire Baby's (Francisco Pignatari) ungallant farewell to Linda Christian's arms. Metropolitan museum purchases Flemish altarpiece. Albie Pearson, rookie baseball outfielder. Indestructible Clark Gable in his 61st and 62nd films. Elvis Presley is drafted into the Army (really!) Gifted child Barry Wichmann of Rockwell City, Iowa.
Good - $37 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout) - $22 buy now

Life Magazine 
                    April 14, 1958Life Magazine April 14, 1958 : Cover - Gwen Verdon as a Brokenhearted harlequin.

Sweater girl, Lana Turner's saga of stardom. Humorous spoof on soccer from Russia, these are photos. Full page color Rath Meat Balls ad, these are pre-prepared meatballs that come in a box. Homegrown forms of the political tax cut for stimulating the economy, includes neat story of Clifford Daly who owned the supermarket in Grosse Ile, Michigan - he gave every customer a chance to win a sack of 500 silver dollars with an unusual contest. Soldier James Gavin goes off duty at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in an impressive ceremony. Photo essay - Eleven fine actors get their dream roles. Fidel Castro on the eve of his bid for power in Cuba. The revolt in Indonesia. The duckbill platypus. Very colorful full page Simoniz floor wax ad with kids and muddy dog. GREAT full page Post Grape nuts cereal ad with art by Dick Sargent, svelte young girl trying size 10 dress - sizes have changed! Rebuilding the bridge of Santa Trinita by numbers. Photo essay - Tryouts for good ideas. Inside a teen-age gang in Brooklyn, New York. Jazzman W. C. Handy dies. Nice sequel piece on Skeezix Bonzi of Escalon, California (see May 26, 1947). The Vincent Club of Boston puts on a follie Bolshevik Below the Belt. Full page Edsel color ad with white convertible/pink interior. Full page Lincoln color ad with a blue Lincoln Landau.
Good - $20 buy now
Fair
(All Good, but cover lightly soiled, with minor marks) - $10 buy now
Fair (All Good, but has small water marked corner tip) - $10 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but cover loose and partly split along spine) - $10 buy now

Life Magazine April 
                    21, 1958Life Magazine April 21, 1958 : Cover - Jacqueline, Caroline and Jack Kennedy (JFK).

Lovely full page color Post Grape-nuts flakes ad with office art by Dick Sargent. Photos of the doll Edith who "stars" in the book "Holiday for Edith and the Bears" by Dare Wright. More on Cuba, Batista and Castro. Wow - quite the rescue photo of Diane Webb in the San Gabriel river of California. Striking two page color Cutex lipstick ad. Drought caused refugees in Brazil. Neat two page Toro ad with mower and all the attachments. NEW - the mobile covered bridge for disembarking from airplanes. Lana Turner in court over Johnny Stompanato murder. Nice two page color Chrysler ad with Windsor Dartline car. Khrushchev visits Hungary. How the Russian people vote by Hedley Donovan. Aquatic adventure in Australia, surfers, swimmers, boaters. Full page color Velveteen ad with the most lovely girl, it is for pimple creme. All the different beach and water sports in color from Australia including surf boating. Renaissance art expert Bernard Berenson. Marjorie Morningstar - starring Carolyn Jones, Natalie Wood. Crisis in Education, Part 4 - Education in America - new ideas including parents helping by teaching at home. Pentagon reorganization by Neil McElroy. Back cover ad for Coke - drinking at the Brussels World’s Fair. Neat photo of six men carrying a piano on their heads.
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Life 
                    Magazine April 28, 1958Life Magazine April 28, 1958 : Color cover - Willie Mays leads Giants into San Francisco (baseball).

Neat full page color Lady Schick shaver with three of the fanciest shavers you've ever seen, too bad they don't still make them like this. About ten pages related to a Philco-Bendix ad including a list of ALL the dealers. Pretty full page color Oldsmobile ad with purple car 98, lovely. OK, amazing photo of a waterskiing elephant, Beatty Hamid. Curious tornado damage photo from outside Fort Pierce, Florida. Photo of the race horse Silky Sullivan rolling. More fighting in Indonesia. Full page Sabena Belgian World Airlines ad with a helicopter. Russians wow U.S. and vice versa, all different activities. Reform of Frenchie - teen-age gang leader turns good citizen. French Premier Felix Gaillard falls to a bitter foe. Indonesian rebellion against Sukarno's government fades. Navigator's menace exploded at Ripple Rock. Schoolboy revolt fails in Tuscaloosa. Headband's new heyday. Full page Johnson outboard motor ad with water skiing. Pairs from the natural world, painted by Walter Linsenmaier. Feature on big league baseball and California, also photos from a baseball game in Los Angeles. Rich find of Assyrian ivory. Popular rise of the pole light. Collegiate spring spree fills the beaches at Fort Lauderdale. Full page American Institute of Men's and Boys' Wear ad with golfers. Humane society stops Austin High School and Brownsdale High School of Minnesota from using any more mice in their model rocket tests. Neat article about Ad men, advertising. Great photo of French parachute jumper leaving the plane. Full page Walker's whiskey ad with exotic travelers art by Ludwig Bemelmans.
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Life 
                    Magazine May 5, 1958Life Magazine May 5, 1958 : Cover - a supervoltage x-ray machine for cancer patients.

Full page color Hotpoint ad with the neatest refrigerator, it is mint green inside. Lovely double page spread photo of Swedish girls in bathing suits - Gunilla Asp, Lisbet Redner, Sangrid Nerf, Maire Ahlstedt, Berit Kullander, Marianne Ljunggren, Jessie Flaws, Ann Faken, Bernice Hildegard, Marita Holm, Birgitte Ander. Cool full page color Revlon ad for gold fingernail polish. Five young airmen lose their lives - Peacetime tragedy for paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, Michael Robles, Alfonzo Martinez, Dannie Ruffin, Carl Payne, Elliott Morley, with photos, article also includes some great photos of parachuting under very difficult conditions. The West Indies, a new nation (Jamaica, St. Kitts, Angulla, Nevis, Antiqua, Montserrat, Doninica, St. Lucia, ST. Vincent, Grenada, Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados.). Jerry Sprague of Bad Axe, Michigan dresses up as a spaceman and scares the townsfolk. Two page color American Airlines ad with art by Al Parker. Big car sale in Flint, Michigan. Photo essay - Brink of a breakthrough on cancer, includes some named survivors. How you really dream. Cute photo - a double ducker transport. Cuban born fashion designers. The movie "God's little Acre" with young Michael Landon as an albino. Full page Cadillac color ad with blue Fleetwood.
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Life Magazine May 
                    12, 1958Life Magazine May 12, 1958 : Cover - Former Iranian queen, Soraya in Bermuda garden.

Attractive and unusual full page color Jantzen sport clothes ad, not by Hawley. Photo of two really cool metal helmets for knights. Theater - "My Fair Lady" - Britain loves it. Photo and neat little story about James Obenauf, a pilot who elected to land his burning plane rather than bail out, that way he saved crewman Joseph Maxwell who was unconscious. Excellent photo of Alfred Landosky's car on collapsed bridge over the Kawkawlin river near Bay City, Michigan. The race horse Silky Sullivan does poorly in the Kentucky Derby. Lovely full page pale blue Scott toilet tissue ad with couture. French variety meats such as tripe and sweetbreads. Humorous article about gardening by Phyllis McGinley. Nice color feature on Expressionist art. Full page color Milk ad (American Dairy Association) with art by Albert Dorne. A very neat article about Quarter Midget race cars for little kids, they go to 28 MPH. Nice two page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with couple on bicycle built for two. The race to map the earth, includes art by Arthur Shilstone, photo of peak top outpost in Greenland, more. Full page Douglas airplane ad with color baseball theme. Photo essay - Brussels light-up time. Photo essay - Soraya in search of solace. Boom in a violent art. Footloose high over Paris. Half page red color ad for VERTIGO movie.
Good - $25 buy now
Fair (All Good, but back cover has a taped edge tear) - $18 buy now
Fair (Generally Good, but two pages have a taped tear) - $14 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    19, 1958Life Magazine May 19, 1958 : Cover - Margaret O'Brien, wow, how the girl's grown.

Full page color Portland Cement Association ad with George Gobel. Full page Vitalis hair tonic ad with Dick Audler, diver, salvage expert from New Orleans. Rather amazing photo of a mother of one Miss England contestant accusing another contestant of wearing a waspie (girdle). Really neat photo of two logging trucks working together to haul a 275 foot long log on a tricky road in British Columbia - it was going to Great Britain to be the world's highest wooden flagpole. Young Prince Juan Carlos of Spain. The curious case of the horse sentenced to death by the will of Eleanor Lucan, horse Tom Boy. The most primitive men, Bindibu huntsmen of Australia, Australian Aborigine tribe, hard-to-believe photos. Vice-President Richard Nixon against the mob in Lima, Peru. Test of football helmets in hopes of preventing future head injuries, include Roger Donnahoo, Larry Bielat, Henry Montoye. Historic photo of the Klondike gold rush of Alaska and Canada. Photo essay - Dancing British beauties in France. Neat full page color Du Barry lipstick ad with the strangest orange hat and bee pin. Fourth face of Eve, Evelyn Lancaster. Charming photo - heart-shaped petal nosepiece for a pup. Full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with cowboy, cowgirl and cook wagon.
Good
- $28 buy now
Fair (Generally Very Good, but has small library stamps) - $18 buy now

Life Magazine May 
                    26, 1958Life Magazine May 26, 1958 : Cover - Two rioters kick Vice President Nixon's car in Caracas, Venezuela.

That would have changed USA history if he hadn't "barely escaped death" at the hands of a Caracas mob. A friend of America, Lebanon, is imperiled by a pro-Nasser revolution. Neat double page Jergens lotion ad with four different pastel colors of lotion dispensers. Cute little photo of duck (Nicky) riding on dog (Dusty) for a swim. Turmoil in both Paris and Algiers. Full page color Friskies Dog Food ad with schnauzer dog sitting up and holding can opener. Minnesota shows its beauties - 47 different queens. Senator Knowland's wife and daughters help him campaign. Photo essay - New England. Why Britain's angry young men boil over. Stan Musial's day - makes his 3,000th hit in baseball. Senator Knowland's family campaigns, including a cute photo with a baby elephant. Poucette, painter from Paris. Bob Hope and Fernandel in Paris Holiday. Sputnik and a jumbo space lab. Fashion - belts in odd places. A boy's first car, Kerry Granger of Wichita. Zsa Zsa's party. Television - the horror movies. Photo essay on New England. Full page color Mobiloil ad with baseball theme art. Doyle Primm blows perfect circle of foam from beer glass - neat photo. Full page color Cutex ad with lots of strawberries. Full page red color ad for VERTIGO movie.
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Life Magazine June 
                    2, 1958Life Magazine June 2, 1958 : Cover - France's General Charles de Gaulle holds a press conference.

The recession and you. Gay gathering of governors in Florida. Quite nice full page red and brown McGregor sportswear ad with art. Full page New York Stock Exchange ad with student Ronald Thorneycroft. Spring carnival pictures at the University of Detroit. Residents of Chateau-Thierry in France discuss De Gaulle. Two experts (Sylvia Porter and Ralph J. Cordiner) tell us what to do about the recession. Nice full page color Post Sugar Crisp cereal ad with more charming art by Dick Sargent. Stan Musial gives his friends Dickie and Cora Kerr an eight-room house, baseball. Arthur McGonigle makes a huge pretzel, Reading, Pennsylvania. Another fatal mid-air crash starts a national debate about air safety. Fatal mishap for Nike Ajax missiles - one blew up, taking others along. Photo essay - Sailboat Vim prepares for America's cup, big feature article. The feuding past of the America's cup. Star Ronald Colman dies at 67. Close-up - Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson. Television - Elfrida von Nardroff wins the TV quiz show "Twenty One." Crazy story about a Catholic landlady bricking her tenant into his apartment because he was a Protestant minister, the town backed her up!, Mrs. Gemma Rasile, Umberto Righetti, Fondi, Italy. Gorgeous full page color Scott toilet tissue ad with six different colors of couture AND tissue. Very funny photo of a German Shepherd dog in human clothes. Lovely vintage full page color Simoniz floor wax ad with children painting.
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                    Magazine June 9, 1958Life Magazine June 9, 1958 : Cover - Veteran in Nazi prison cloak marches in Paris - Andre Marchand.

Full page Vitalis hair tonic ad with lumberman Hal Gormin in Louisiana. Multiple page Simmons mattress and sofa ad that includes list of all the Simmons stores. Two pages of neat photos of Nelson Stacy and his incredible disintegrating car in the Langhorne Speedway stock car race. Indianapolis 500 car race gets off to a tragic and spectacular start, includes Ed Elisian, Dick Rathmann, Pat O'Connor (who died) - great photos. Lovely two page Revlon ad for Butterfly Pink fingernail polish and lipstick. End of a search for unknown soldiers - random choices from World War II and Korea join the World War I unknown soldier at Arlington.. Recession and you - Part 2. B-52 jet bomber on training mission, includes pilot Winston Moore, copilot Leonard Culbertson, Arthur Lehrman, Gilbert D'Andrea, Raymond Finkelstein, EArl Redelsperger.. Full page Western Union ad with baseball game and Hires Rootbeer. Great full page color Jantzen swimsuit ad. Seashore fashions. De Gaulle and drama in France. MacMillans of Sussex and Indiana. Antarctic boy scout - Richard Chappell does fine with IGY. Afro and Mirko teach art. Mademoiselle Noelle Adam. Gospel singing, doomsday preaching religious sects of Christianity. Very nice full page color Mobil oil ad with Jimmy Bryan, race car driver. A prom that went on and on, Mariemont Hight School near Cincinnati. Full page color Calvert Whiskey ad with studly scuba divers. Great photo of window washer doing a real buildering (climbing) move..
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                    Magazine June 16, 1958Life Magazine June 16, 1958 : Cover - Kids - a built in recession cure.

Full page B&W Argus camera ad. Russian cartoonists Vitalii Goriaev and Ivan Semeonov tour the US and draw humorous comics. Excellent full page Argus camera ad. Democratic attorney general Edmund G. Brown profile. Full page color Simoniz Vista car wax featuring Corvette. Tim Tam wins the Kentucky Derby and Preaknesss but loses the Belmont. Pacifists try again to sail the "Golden Rule" yacht to Eniwetok atoll to stop atomic tests - this time they are thrown in jail, Albert Smith Bigelow and others. Samuel Cardinal Stritch - Archbishop of Chicago obituary. Fabulous food of the Fabled Restaurants - Hotel de la Cote-d Or, Tour d' Argent, Baumaniere, Pyramide, and Pappagallo photos by Eliot Elisofon. Hollywood starlets in the bath tub - Sandra Giles, Olivia de Havilland, Ava Gardner, Joanne Woodward, Lana Turner, Ann Sheridan, Jane Russell, Paulette Goddard. China embargo stops Panda Chi Chi from coming to the US. Recession remedy lies in rocketing birth rate. Part III of the Constitution - One Supreme Court. Full page color Edsel ad. Richard Burton throws a cast party for Time Remembered with an Hawaiian theme. Full page color Coca-Cola ad with the Matterhorn mountain and Swiss scene.
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                    Magazine June 23, 1958Life Magazine June 23, 1958 : Cover - Hempstead seniors see their new yearbook.

Full page color Gigi movie ad starring Leslie caron and Marice Chevalier. Full page color Post toasties Corn Flakes cereal ad with more charming art by Dick Sargent. Sherman Adams in scandal for accepting gifts, vicuna coat and oriental rug. Ore carrier Edmund Fitzgerald is launched - great photo. Tommy Bolt wins the US Open golf tournament. Greeks and Turks fight over Cyprus leadership. Tom Wonnacott from Princeton spends four days in an isolation chamber. Heat pump keeps houses cool and hot. Two page color Budweiser ad for six packs. Alfred Hitchcock makes Vertigo with James Steward and Kim Novak. Across the continent by canoe - Bengt Soderstrom, Ed Vestal, Jerry Hewey and Earl Rickers a great adventure and nice photos. Super quiz star Elfrida con Nardroff makes $250,000 on quiz show Twenty-One. Golden years at Hempstead High - class of 1958 - Willam D. Beddow, Alfred Windt, Judy Krug, Louis Zara, Robert Hayes, Helen Ignelzi, Daniel Beckett, Mary Church, Eileen Seale, Butch Lopez. Stubenville Ohio benefits from foreign trade by Roy Rowan and George Bookman - Joseph M. Wells, Myron Wyant, Ralph Nossett, Robert Aldrich. The Puffin (bird). Full page color ad Keystone movie cameras. Sophia Loren tours New York.
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                    Magazine June 30, 1958Life Magazine June 30, 1958 : Cover - Adams and Ike the GOP fights to regain prestige.

Full page color Sweetheart soap with woman bathing at the beach, Ok a mostly naked woman standing in a tub. June bride Marcella Lapow. Two page full color Kellogg's Corn Flakes. Soviets execute Freedom Fighters from Hungary - Impre Nagy and Pal Maleter. Brigitte Bardot - photo gallery. The aftermath of riot in Cyprus. Ed Kurczewski has a great job testing out a new jet device called the "Grasshopper." Crazy photo of race boat driver Bill Cantrell clinging to the tail fin of his boat in a race. Nice full page color Mobiloil ad with surfing theme. Full page orange and blue Post Bran Flakes cereal ad with art by Dick Sargent. The wonders of life on Earth a new series explores Darwin's world of nature by Sir Julian Huxley with photos by Mark Kauffman. Profile of Purple People Eater artist, Sheb Wooley. Boy goes blind after operation, Mike Sibole. Fashion - Muslim robes with a twist, for the beach by Tommy Hendler and Patty Peyton. Baseball rookie Orlando Cepeda. Yellowstone employs 2,200 college students to take care of visitors, includes funny photo of Anne Hamlin.
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Life Magazine July 
                    7, 1958Life Magazine July 7, 1958 : Cover - Lebanese rebels in Beirut.

Full page color Ethly gasoline ad with vacation theme. New US flag designs to show new states Alaska and Hawaii. Full page color Seven-Up ad. Shah of Iran (Mohammed Reza Pahlevi) tours the world looking for a bride - Ellen Forseth, Nina Richards, Mara Baumgartner. Covent Garden Royal Opera house has 100th birthday with a performance by Maria Callas, Margot Fonteyn and Enrico Caruso. Jim Earp runs for Sheriff in Wichita Kansas. Show of Soviet horses from Kazakhstan. Herb Elliot and coach Percy Cerutty train together for running races. Full page color Beech-Nut gum ad with kids as Martians. 10 page display of Charles Johnson Post art from the Cuban Campaign with Theodore Roosevelt. New show in New York - International Holiday of Love in the Latin Quarter. Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman in the new movie Indiscreet. 38,000 people a year are killed in highway traffic accidents. New car safety designs like seatbelts, folding steering wheels, safety seats and Walter Jerome's jointed car. Jack Dalrymple and Mrs. Jack Larmer attend a Ft. Worth party. John John Ordway puts his head in a puddle - photo (see also LIFE July 28, 1958).
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Life Magazine July 
                    14, 1958Life Magazine July 14, 1958 : Cover - Best Wheat in a Lifetime from Oklahoma.

Mackinac Bridge connects Michigan parts over Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. Full page color Best Foods mayonnaise ad with recipe for curious salad involving pears, tomatoes, cottage cheese and mayonnaise. Captives in Cuba photos by George Skadding. Alaska the last great US frontier - Bill O'Neill, Jim Beaver, Don Sheldon, Mike Stepovich, Bob Atwood, Rob Reeve. High hopes for Hawaii - prepares to be the 50th state. Sherman Adams and Tex McCrary go to Washington. Baby Walrus is captured in Bering Sea and moved to Coney Island. Full page color Philco TV ad. William King a young wood sculptor makes human figures. Shari Lewis and her puppets entertain us on Saturday TV. The Vikings a movie showing the battle between the English and the Vikings has Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis, great color photos. Maurice Couve de Murville is Charles de Gaulle's new aid. Horserace photos - Hal's Boy bites Alice Belle and causes a crash. Blasting makes the St. Lawrence seaway more open - before and after photos. Science nears a goal: a Bank of Vital Organs by Leonard Engel. Fire ant plague spreads in the south - Alabama and Georgia. Brazil's president Juscelino Kubitschel de Oliveira dedicates new city as capital. Back cover - ad for Coke with sailing theme.
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                    Magazine July 21, 1958Life Magazine July 21, 1958 : Color cover - Roy Campanella (baseball) sits up and smiles (strange old head and neck brace - Stryker frame).

Campy on comeback road - exclusive pictures reveal intimate details of Great fight for recovery. Very pretty full page green, yellow and red Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal ad. Full page Union Oil Company ad with Bill Butler, manager of field operations. Really neat full page Bell Telephone ad for their public pay telephones. Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with nice beach scene, art. Double page Whirlpool gas appliances ad with really yellow kitchen, cupboards and appliances. Photo of nine U.S. airmen just released from Armenia, includes Bennie Shupe. Neat climbing photo of rescue of John Sanders and William Garner from a Colorado canyon, I bet it was the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Lebanon's weird war - bombings and bikinis. Inside rebel Cuba with Raul Castro (Fidel's brother). Cutting thistles in Canada. Record throng of U.S. campers are roughing it with conveniences. You, too, can own a race horse - humor. Strange romantic ritual born in war at sea. Successful re-entry of missile's nose. Nadia Boulanger, the famous teacher of musicians. Lions 41st annual convention in Chicago. The FIVE BILLIONTH copy of LIFE magazine is printed, circulation is currently over 6,000,000.
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                    Magazine July 28, 1958Life Magazine July 28, 1958 : Cover - Marines move into Lebanon (lots of photos in feature article inside).

Princess Margaret attends British Columbia centenary. Al Umma, Al Uruba. Photo essay - Lourdes 100th. Some charming photos of Basset Hound named Joadie. Short letter and photos of John John Ordway (see also LIFE July 7, 1958). Photo essay - five views of a marriage from the members of the wedding : Gale Coffin of Roslyn, Long Island marries Charles Gage Jr. of Minneapolis. Detroit may make small cars, George Romney (see also article in LIFE March 24, 1958). Close-up - John A. McCone, new Atomic Energy Commission chairman. Yummy full page color Jell-o ad with three different kinds of Chiffon pie filling. Painting with plastic. Flying Czech Miroslav Slovak takes aim on the top speedboat trophy. US debs go to Versailles. Interesting article written by Nuri Es Said (Iraqi Premier) about "The Western World" just before he was killed for his beliefs. Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with curious bicycle messenger or maybe he is a postman. Very nice full page color Band-Aid ad. Another awesome full page color Edsel ad, convertible with kids obviously not wearing seat belts. Cute series of photos of new bowler Carol Christensen. Neat distorted photo of John Pojawa, Joanne Xerri and Linda Xerri. Full page color L & M cigarettes ad with James Arness of Gunsmoke.
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Life Magazine August 
                    4, 1958Life Magazine August 4, 1958 : Cover - Modern war strategist General James M Gavin.

Khrushchev makes a bid for power in Moscow. Mormon Trek in miniature - kids celebrate Utah settling, Robert Maugham. French parade for Bastille day with Charles de Gaulle. Movie "Proud Rebel" stars a young David Ladd and Alan Ladd. Charming photos of children of Claire Nicolas White, Stephanie White, Sebastian White, Natalie White and poetry. Full page color Owens-Corning Fiberglas ad with bowling theme. Baghdad, Iraq - Survivor gives details of Savagery (sounds like the same news we are hearing 50 years later). Gamal Abdel Nasser (United Arab Republic) makes a big deal about how good it is that Nuri has been murdered in Iraq. Update on troops in Lebanon includes photo of William Winters with his burro. Motorized British expedition across Antarctica with Vivian Bunny Fuchs and Edmund Hillary - exclusive interviews by Robert Manning, a fancy kind of snow cat. Full page Eskimo Pie ad with great young Eskimo illustration. Satellite Explorer IV heads into space. Photo of the Diligenti quintuplets of Argentina. The best one yet, full page color Post Toasties corn flakes ad with art by Dick Sargent. Ladies take up Golf - Nancy Becker, Pauline Rees, Josephine Mallozzi and Carmine Volpe. Tragic Mistakes the undermine US Defense Preparation by Lieut. General James M. Gavin. Gregory Peck and wife Veronique take a ride on a roller coaster. Neat photo of guys carrying a huge pane of glass.
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Life Magazine August 
                    11, 1958Life Magazine August 11, 1958 : Cover - Bonnie Trompeter, sailing with Mike Witte.

The US photography business booms, includes photos of Paul Kemeny, Bill Noble, John Loughlin, Lou Yates. Very colorful full page Du Pont ad for sweaters. Orval Faubus political victory in South. Self-photos of plotters in futile, fatal attack on Haiti, Danny Jones, Arthur Payne, Levant Kersten, more. Election brings an uneasy truce to Lebanon. Photo essay - Color in Motion, part 1 by Ernest Haas. Photo essay - At 14, Bonnie Trompeter is just discovering how fun it is going to be as a pretty girl. 1965 space strategy and US defense. US summer song and dance under tents, super photo of Molly Mock. Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis in “The Defiant Ones.” Heavyweight challenger Roy Harris' home town, Cut and Shoot, Texas. Cartoonist has fun with feline puns. Plays and light operas in big tents. Close-up - Gubernatorial candidate Rockefeller. Record rally of Jehovah's Witnesses. Burton Holmes - speaker, actor, funny man, a photo review of his life (he just died at age 88). . Mrs. Nancy Dawson - witness. Nice full page color Edsel car ad. Full page color ad for Mobile Home Parks. Cute photo of boys with baseball bat : Mike Quinn, and others in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
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                    Magazine August 18, 1958Life Magazine August 18, 1958 : Cover - Anne Frank on page from her diary.

What happened after end of Anne Frank's diary - exclusive story tells of her tragedy. Two page photo of people looking for golf balls in the rough at Deauvill in the French Amateur Golf Tournament. Dark and strange doings in the Teamsters' union, Jimmy Hoffa, burned Frank Kierdorf, many named photos. The Nautilus submarine and a polar epic under the ice cap, Skipper William Anderson. Photo of Jordan's King Hussein - caption asks "The next doomed Mideast leader?" Full page color Kraft fudgies ad, these candies look like caramel squares but they are chocolate and vanilla. A faded summit, a spotlighted U.N. - plus the first full story of a coup in Iraq that set off world crisis - Regicide of King Faisal and his family. Four milers (runners) break world mile record in one race, Herb Elliott, Merv Lincoln, Ron Delany, Murray Halberg, Albert Thomas was also under 4 minutes. Fuss over lack of feathers in Las Vegas. The Minuteman - a mighty new solid fuel missile, is about to revolutionize U.S. armament. Reason for that labor law - Hoffa. Kids hero worship of Zorro - photo essay. 10-million year-old Oreopithecus bones found in Italian mine fill a gap in human evolution studies. Laroche line in fashions. Neat artistic photo of speeding race cars at the Indianapolis Speedway, part of series of photos by Ernst Haas..
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Life Magazine August 
                    25, 1958Life Magazine August 25, 1958 : Cover - Janet Novinski (Capital Airlines) and Marcia Egan (Pan American World Airways.

Air Hostesses have a coveted career (feature inside), flight attendants, stewardesses. Tiffany's robbery window draws attention from shoppers. Dramatic rise for big construction - Mayor Louis Miriani, Charles Blessing, Detroit. Very nice full page Buster Brown kids shoes ad with nice art by Alex Ross. Glen Canyon construction photos. Eisenhower and Gromyko make plans for the Middle East. Great show of French Masters - Edgar Degas, Cezanne, Edouard Manet, given to Cleveland Museum by Leonard C. Hannah. The sad crash of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plane with 99 people into the Atlantic, flight 607E. The Hutterites. Full page color Mobiloil ad with father and son on carousel. Full page B&W Ford Thunderbird ad. Freckles - why do they come Recollections of a life with Eugene O'Neill by Agnes O'Neill. Eydie and Steve Gorme are young TV stars. Full page color Western Electric ad with Bell telephone technicians. Great two page color spread of hostesses from 53 airlines around the world. Rex Harrison and Kay Kendall in The Constant Husband. Four yachts compete for the America's Cup by Maitland Edey - Columbia, Easterner, Vim and Weatherly. Full page color Ford Edsel ad at the Yacht club. Maurice B Frank throws a debutante party for his daughter Maurine and 200 other guests. Neat photo of Hans Hubmann walking a tight rope from Black Star, rugged mountain scene. Charming photo of puppy named Susan drinking from umbrella drips, held by Stephen Williams.
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                    Magazine September 1, 1958Life Magazine September 1, 1958 : Color cover - Commander Anderson and his "Nautilus" submarine.

Epic voyage of the Nautilus with color photos by Commander Anderson (see also LIFE August 18, 1958). A great full page color Post Grape-nuts flakes cereal ad with hopscotch art by Dick Sargent. Quite an interesting series of photos of GAry Cooper looking like someone else. Beneath the North Pole by Paul O'Neil. Awesome look of undersea warfare. Full page color Blue Bell clothing ad with four different bicycles. The brothels, gambling and more of Terre Haute, mayor Ralph Tucker. Part of the big railroad causeway across the Great Salt Lake in Utah collapses. Big bettors of U.S. hide as they are called before federal Grand Jury (Terre Haute, Indiana). Little Rock's court cases. Hollywood executives thwart the marriage of two young actors - Andra Martin and Ty Hardin. Big Henry Harris watches his son lose to Patterson in the boxing ring. Latest fall fashions. Birthday party for Mary Roebling. Missiles launched from a submarine, Polaris. Article on high fashion with hometown girls posing - Cynthia Davis, Sharon Hamblin, Liz Skuster, Kay Patterson, Marty Moyer, Pat Raley, Jean Davis, Ellen Cooper, Robert Montgomery, Helen Harrington. Great full page color Coca-Cola ad with two older ladies in a fancy yellow convertible, art by Hughes.
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                    September 8, 1958Life Magazine September 8, 1958 : Cover - Galapagos Tortoise.

Full page color Mennen ad with really pregnant lady in dress that emphasizes the pregnancy. Country goes crazy for Hula Hoops - Sue Kiley, Dick Fenton, Ellen Ilfeld, Jim Riley, Wally Conrad, Roberta Moutal. Neat full page Philco ad with first swivel screen television, it is also an oval screen, not square. Brigitte Bardot in Brigitte. Neat series of photos of Jack Wylie water ski-kiting through the State STreet drawbridge and more, Chicago. Neat full page movie poster ad for "Cat on a hot tin roof" with Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives and others. Cute full page Wizard paint ad with two nice men painting around a bird nest. Photo of a luck plane crash on take-off from Minneapolis. Darwin and the HMS Beagle visit the Galapagos Islands - great photos and even better drawings. S. L. Jacobowsky, comedian profile. Alex Karras - a Detroit Lions football rookie, a big guy missing a lot of teeth. Camp for mentally ill children, Rhinebeck, New York, Ramapo-Anchorage. Neat full page color Wood coats ad with three little girls roller skating. Admiral Hyman Rickover - profile by Robert Wallace. Sherman Adams and Nancy Morris wedding. L&M Cigarettes ad featuring Gunsmoke stars Amanda Blake and Jim Arness.
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                    Magazine September 15, 1958Life Magazine September 15, 1958 : Cover - Quartet of Bing Crosby's boys, Dennis, Lindsay, Gary and Phillip Crosby.

Neat full page color Boeing 707 and 720 ad showing outside and inside of plane including meal service. Chinese Communists impose a blockade on Quemoy, they also shelled the clearly marked Red Cross hospital. Race riots in Britain, negro migrants. In the U.S. Integration goes on, but with some ugly incidents. Great trek by DeGaulle to Africa. Miss Mississippi, Mary Ann Mobley, is now Miss America. Elizabeth Taylor in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Nice full page color Del Monte Pineapple ad with the five different pineapple products they offer. Cute little sequel to the three Nyvall girls on the telephone, LIFE April 2, 1956. Beautiful full page color Dorothy Grack lipstick ad with metallic looking candy apple. Livable homes - photo essay, inside, outside, floor plans. Excellent full page Miller High Life beer ad with beautiful art similar to stippling, pointilism ?, man playing chess, sorry can't read the artist name. Peoples' Stock Market by Ernest Havemann. Big fuss over TV quiz shows. Close-up - Edith Hamilton, scholar of Greek history. Nice full page Robt. Burns Cigarillos ad with couple on scooter motorbike, photo not art. Cadets move to new Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, includes Charles Georgi, Bob Fay, Kirk Canterbury, others.Rather lovely full page color Howard Johnson's ad. Bing Crosby's sons.
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                    Magazine </b>September 22, 1958Life Magazine September 22, 1958 : Cover - Gracie Allen and George Burns, Gracie retires.

Nixon family in their backyard - rare photos. Harriman and Rockefeller race in New York by Theodore White. Full page Sweet Heart soap ad in color, the mostly naked lady in a tub again. Full page General Electric light bulbs ad with cute couple art by Frederick Siebel. Neat full page Hiram Walker Imperial whiskey ad with one of those teeny cars, I think it has only three wheels. Full page color Hertz rent-a-car ad with Tennis player Jack Kramer. Boy in a murder enigma - 8-year-old Melvin Nimer may have murdered parents, Staten Island, New York. Dabney vs. Dabbs on integration - the justices stand firm on integration, desegregation. Photo of Angie Evans, student body president, speaking against segregationists. Voters' choice of millionaires. Bright tights give dizzy-looking legs to college girls. Convoy to Quemoy. Neat photo of the special training of a three horse team owned by Cyrus Eaton and given to him by Nikita Khrushchev. Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher and Liz Taylor. Virginia opposes all integration of schools. Nice full page color Manischewitz Fruit Wines ad. Livable homes, part 2, more home plans. The conference on peaceful uses of Atomic Energy held in Geneva, Switzerland. Salt Lake City youngsters enjoy soda debauch, includes Russell Curtis, Trosper's Corner Drug store. No doubt - photographic proof of crash between car and rhinoceros.
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Life Magazine September 
                    29, 1958Life Magazine September 29, 1958 : Cover - gunfight in "The Big County" TV show.

Feature inside, Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, Jean Simmons, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford. Vic Tanney health centers - profile. Full page color Scott toilet tissue ad with soft pink couture. Full page Vitalis hair tonic ad with fisherman Bill Flick. Very nice full page color Seagram's VO whiskey ad with baseball art. America's Cup boat races (big feature) . Algerians face a tough choice stay with France for guaranteed freedom or go it alone without economic aid. Jersey commuter train's fatal route and grim wreckage, Newark bay, at least 47 died, derailed by automatic device. Full page color Swanson frozen meat pies ad. Kids in south are out of school due to controversies with desegregation. Last second photos of British Sea Hawk fighter plane before it crashed at England's Farnborough Air Display. Full page ad or S.O.S. scouring pads with angelic art by Hoff. Palestinian refugees. Homes that achieve the most in livability - Part 3 of More Livable Homes, includes home of Joseph D. Dudley family in Sarasota, Florida, Dr. Courtney Townsend of Paris, Texas, Richard Beattie of Rye, New York, Martin L. Gleich of San Diego, Richard O. Pollard of Belvedere, California. Two page color ad for the Port Charlotte, Florida development. Health kick - exercising. Gene Tierney, over a four year illness, is back. George Weiss shapes New York Yankees baseball players and team. Peacetime atomic lab, Brookhaven Laboratory.
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                    Magazine October 6, 1958Life Magazine October 6, 1958 : Cover - Broadway's Suzie Wong - France Nuyen.

Two page color 1959 Cadillac d with the Fleetwood, Eldorado Biarritz and Sixty Two Coupe. Early White House Photos - Billy Sunday, Frances Folsom, Old Jerry Smith, Taft's tub built specially to hold his 300 pound frame and Roosevelt children. Lucille Ball and Dezi Arnaz form Desilu Production Studio in Hollywood by Leonard McCombe - great family photos. Poet Robert Service obituary. Scots dancers perform traditional Highland Fling in Philadelphia. Harry Golden best seller Only in America profile. Yale football players practice a fake punts. Full page color Sealtest Ice Cream ad featuring Swiss style Choc-o-nut. Farewell to Elvis - Kathy Maloney, Lillian Portney. More Livable Homes Part IV - more space upstairs and down - houses designed by Harry Weese and Pietro Belluschi. Marie Louise Nyam a Swedish Countess and fashion designers. Using hormones to fight insect pests. Salt Lake City teacher Andre Anastasion teaches Russian. Scepte looses the Americas Cup to Columbia by Maitland Edey. Hemingways' Old Man and the Sea is a movie with Spencer Tracy. Colleges are ready for the class of 1958 by Henry M Wriston. A Medici by Cellini rediscovered by Dr. Walter Heil.
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Life Magazine October 
                    13, 1958Life Magazine October 13, 1958 : Color cover - Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.

K.G. Monty's outspoken story - triumphs, blunders of World War II. Neat full page General Electric television with interesting cabinet-inspired colored cases, such as turquoise. Nice full page Red Cross Shoes ad with lots of shoes in different colors. Full page color Puss'n Boots cat food ad with cat and kitten and cat bed. Bittersweet world of growing up, includes Jeanette, David, Dana and Peter Miller, children of Wayne and Joan Miller, Orinda, California. Full page Champion spark plugs ad with photo of Sikorsky HO 4S-3G helicopter in the middle of an air-sea rescue in Long Island Sound. Quemoy civilians. New York Yankees suffer a first inning that sets a baseball World Series records. De Gaulle goes to work on Algeria. French Guinea is apparently the only country (French Territory) to reject De Gaulle's offer and go independent - they would prefer a "Poverty in Liberty" over "Riches in Slavery." A pretty girl surmounts the problem of being too pretty - Joan Marchesani with Pan American World Airways. Maya metropolis of Tikal uncovered in Guatemala - photo essay. West Point has never known the equal of Pete Dawkins. Air Force researcher proves men can train bodies to work well in make-believe space, Dr. Bruno Balke and Samuel G. Karst, high altitude studies. New team takes over at General Motors. A full page color Brach's candy ad with chocolate so luscious you want to eat the page.
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Life Magazine October 
                    20, 1958Life Magazine October 20, 1958 : Cover - Mrs. Eisenhower at North Portico.

Full page color Brach's Halloween Candy. Submarine Skate at the North Pole with dead Polar Bear and Lieut. William Cowhill. Village and World pray for Pope Pius XII - photo story of the death of a pope. Missile launch goes to 79,000 feet with moon exploration package aboard. Racists bomb school in Clinton Tennessee to stop integration. Judge Potter Stewart is appointed to Supreme Court. Pitcher Whitey Ford decorates fans and players faces with black soot from Champagne corks. Two page B&W Borg-Warner ad featuring Ripley's Believe it or Not. Fred Astaire pairs with Barrie Chase and Ginger Rogers dances with Ray Bolger for TV. Four page color 1959 Dodge ad with Swing Out Seats and New Level-Flite Torsion-Aire. Old elegance at old Nassau - Princeton University students use a horse and buggy - Eric Grinnell. Photos of the Mrs Eisenhower at home photos by Edward Clark. Five generations of Rin Tin Tin with Lee Duncan. Montgomery Memoirs part II - Great battles and historic wrangles. Full page B&W Vitalis ad with mountain climber Walter Prager. Fashion models wear small hair pieces for extra style - empire curls, top pouff by Walter Florell. Wonder boy Larry Rivers has many talents. Full page color Boeing 707 and 720 ad. Photo story Gina Lollobrigida and her son Milko play in Paris. Della Forrester and Silas Underwood celebrate 60 wedded years with governor Cecil Underwood. Football fever at Notre Dame and Army pep rallies. The papacy's awesome task by Emmet John Hughes - photos of potential new popes. According to a friend, this issue contains an unlabeled photo of fashion model Iby, Ibolya Korody.
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Life Magazine October 
                    27, 1958Life Magazine October 27, 1958 : Cover - College of Cardinals in St. Peters.

1959 cars are glassier and finnier. Political map of the US, what states are going to vote for which candidates in 1959 - campaign special section. Burying Pius XII and electing a new pope - color photo story. Violent anti-semitism rally in Chattanooga - Richard and Robert Bowling are arrested. Aaron Burgett attempts a swim escape from Alcatraz. Hudson river sail of the Santa Paula. Wayne Powers US army deserter lives in France and hides under the stairs for 13 years. Full page color 1959 Desoto ad. Saudi Prince Mashhur visits the US and Eisenhower for medial treatment for cerebral palsy. Montgomery Memoirs Part III - by Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. Nina Leen photo gallery of happy home life in the US. MOMA museum opens again with new remodel and new art collections. Elephant lovers Morel, Darryl Zanuck and John Huston make Roots of Heaven. Real monkey fur from African Gold Coast is used in fashion from Capucci, Badger skin used in design by Scaasi. Pioneer rocket failure teaches lots of lessons about going into space. Russian writer Boris Pasternak on his farm near Moscow. St. Louis host the Veiled Prophet ball - Samuel Lortz.
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Life 
                    Magazine November 3, 1958Life Magazine November 3, 1958 : Cover - Aga Khan at Harvard.

Karim the fourth Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Muslim Ismaili's (feature article inside). Two page color Chrysler ad with New Yorker 4 door car in a curious pink-lilac color named Light Ruby. New sculptures found in Africa - great photos. Sexy full page color Revlon make-up ad. 1959 class of Norfolk - schools are closed due to integration issues, lots of photos of different schools and students, includes Liz Hollenberg, Genie Johnson, Peggy Ann Reinhart, Sammie Dean Parker, Ann Sugent, many others. Cardinal meet to chose a replacement pope for Pius XII. Mine rescuers (Draegermen) await a rescue in Springhill, Nova Scotia - Cumberland Pit Number 2. India builds a new Dam at Bhakra in the Himalayas design by Harvey Slocum. Florida game commission drops turkeys to repopulate hunting areas around Tampa, includes photo of the FGC airplane. Amazing photos and art of Insects - Darwin's World of Nature Part II by Lincoln Barnett. Two page color Ford Ranchero ad. Gloria Gibbs shows off her Hula Hoop skills in the Hula Hoop Song. Maigret author Georges Simenon has written over 400 books. Hypnosis becomes a medical treatment of note with David Cheek. Hypnosis makes a no pain childbirth delivery and other medical applications. Geisha Boy movie with Nobu McCarthy. Vladimir Janovek talks to Nebraska Junior Chamber of Commerce about capitalism and communism - hoax.
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Life Magazine November 
                    10, 1958Life Magazine November 10, 1958 : Cover - Pope John XXIII.

Neat two page color Chrysler Imperial LeBaron Silvercrest, art by D. Jonas. Full page Sentor ad, a pimple creme. Two page color Revlon ad for lipstick and fingernail polish, Fifth Avenue Red, in the Futurama lipstick case. Lincoln vs Douglas - 1858 debate. Full page ad for Vero Beach Highlands development in Florida, planned community. Double page photo of the zany Eea Lillie twirling a long string of pearls around her neck like a hula hoop. Neat full page color Max FActor ad for the fragrance Hypnotique. Attorney General Rogers is for desegregation, written by John Osborne. Buried miners rescued in Springhill, Nova Scotia - six days after blast, 12 more are found alive, includes Joseph MacDonald, Larry Leadbetter, Hugh Guthro, Bowman Maddison, Gorley Kempt, Caleb Rushton, Elred Lowther, Prince Philip, Harold Brine, more - a wonderful long feature. The new pope Angelo Cardinal Roncalli, Pope John XXIII.. Mary G. Roebling, bank president, is the first woman allowed to go on the floor of the American Stock Exchange. Yul Brenner and wigs. Very nice full page color Buster Brown shoes ad with art by Alex Ross. Big fuss at Michigan over campus gambling. Great two page color Good Year tires ad with car-carrier semi truck with the cars all wrapped up. Gasals plays at United Nations. Lance Reventlow, race car driver, and his hot autos, Scarabs. Another absolutely excellent full page Miller beer ad with fantastic art, can't ready signature, similar to stippling art style. Passenger flight to Paris brings U.S. into new jet airplane age. Studebaker Lrk, one of the shortest cars. College class in luggage-lifting at Smith. Full page Weller Power Tools ad with baseball player Mickey Mantle.
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Life 
                    Magazine November 17, 1958Life Magazine November 17, 1958 : Cover - Rockefellers triumphant in a G.O.P. disaster.

Curious two page ad for Stauffer's Magic Couch which is supposed to help you loose weight. Photos of comic Jacques Tati as he acts the character Mr. Hulot. Full page color ad for Beacon Plastics, unbreakable housewares you can boil. Mayonnaise was used for the strangest things - here is a delicious looking Cranberry souffle salad (recipe included), served with Mayo. The Republicans lose big with boring candidates - "The GOP wasn't pushed - it jumped." Pope's coronation. The British House of Lords accepts women for the first time. Russia and the mighty Volga. Nostalgic note from Andrea Doria. Berlin welcomes its rebuilt Brandenburg gate. Mr. and Mrs. Painter have a real reason to be proud. British addicts gasp nobly through anti-tobacco experiment. "TRaffic court" .for teenagers in Pocatello, Idaho, includes Kenneth Gayhart, Dennis Frazier, Ginny Elderkin, Jimmy Stanley, Bruce Wilson, Bruce Cameron, others. Majorette Adelaide Jeanne Darling causes scandal by being too sexy during half time shows. False eye lashes. Movie discoverer's latest find - Angie Dickinson. Full page color National Bohemian beer ad with duck hunting theme. Full page color Scott toilet tissue ad with pink couture. Football player Jimmy Brown of the Cleveland Browns. May include Holiday recipes booklet.
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Life 
                    Magazine November 24, 1958Life Magazine November 24, 1958 : Cover - Cat and Kim Novak in film about witches.

Pretty full page color Kool cigarettes ad with ice skating theme. Great two page photo of airport firemen spraying flame retardant foam on a pair of burning planes, a cargo plane ran into a Trans-Canada Airlines Viscount. Another Brach's candy ad you will want to eat. Life and work of a debauched genius - the incredible Modigliani. Feature on James Michael Curley of Boston. Alfred Dugan is killed by Malcolm White in a labor dispute in Chester, New York. The tenderfoot a-hunting goes - photo essay, includes Mr. John Groves, Marilyn Fisher Bill Mcguire, George Hudtwalker, others. . Missionaries living with the Stone Age Auca Indians in Ecuador are family of those slain earlier (see LIFE January 30, 1956 and May 20, 1957), Betty Elliot and Rachel Saint. King Hussein of Jordan leaves - and comes back. In Pakistan, General Mohammed Ayub Khan takes over a troubled country's problems. Winston gives the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian. Attractive two page color American Airlines ad with shiny silver plane # N7501A. Ritual murder in Iraq. Diving in search of salvage. Dramatic Soprano Eileen Farrell. Solar furnace helps Army's nuclear research. Belgium's Father Pire wins the Nobel Peace Prize. Amherst students and college football. Full page color Ethyl Corporation ad with a Whooping Crane.John Edward Reid and his Lie detector business. The leopard kitten belonging to Elizabeth Kinloch and dog who adopted it. Mijanou, Brigitte Bardot's little sister. Solar furnace made of mirrors outside Boston. Underwater Adventure - a feature article about all the wild adventures to be had under the surface, such a wreck diving. Full page color Chesterfield cigarettes ad with coach Frankie Albert, football, San Francisco '49ers.
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Life Magazine 
                    December 1, 1958Life Magazine December 1, 1958 : Cover - Ricky Nelson.

Full page color Fruit of the Loom ad showing four different sets of men's underwear in use. Interesting photos from the Bird Show in the Municipal Ausitorium in Long Beach, California. Full page ad for "Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language" - and you thought we spoke English! Mayday - sinking of the Carl D. Bradley limestone cargo ship in Lake Superior, 31 men died, Elmer Fleming and Frank Mays survived, article mentioned some other famous Great Lakes boating tragedies, includes very nice photo of Cecilia Krawczak and children. The first plane - train crash in US history, El Toro, California, Marine jet and Santa Fe train. Photo of a horse race in Manchester, England that is VERY foggy, November Handicap. 15 year-old Caril Ann Fugate is sentenced to life in prison for helping Charles Starkweather in his killing spree last January. General Ibrahim Abboud takes over Sudan. Tyrone Power dies of heart attack. Loenid Pasternak and Boris Pasternak - artist profiles. Football player Charley Conerly. London actress Barbara Steele profile. Africa travel photos by Emil Schulthess. Rosalind Russell profile. Boston Cardinal Cushing - profile. Ricky Nelson, young singing star. Francisco “Baby” Pignatari a Brazilian playboy. Nice full page color Dennison gift wrappings ad, the first I remember seeing for wrapping paper in LIFE. The Davenport, Iowa Beaux Arts Ball, includes Marie and Jake Dodds, Hans Heydn and wife, others. Charming photo of baby Danny Laszlo being bathed in one half of a double sink, a huge turkey in other half.
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Life Magazine December 
                    8, 1958Life Magazine December 8, 1958 : Cover - Young women leaders of the New York Society.

Two page full color Wrisley Cosmetics ad. Full page color Revere Electric Eye-Matic cameras ad. Full page color ad for 1959 Oldsmobile with the Linear Look. Soeren Poulsen makes his own miniature world in Denmark. Small investors on Wall Street - Edna Beattie, Bob Muir, Kelly Slaughter, Lyle Fackler, Harry Nichelson, Alice Watson, Arthur Weisenberger. Air Force falcon football mascot - George Nolde, Mike Quinlan, Coach Ben Martin. Full color two Ford Galaxie ad. Jekyll Island Georgia party features Governor Marvin Griffin and Maurice Ruddick, for survivors of Springhill mine disaster in Nova Scotia. Nelson Rockefeller visits his farms in Venezuela. Egyptian cat sculpture from 2500 years ago is in display in New York Metropolitan Museum. Robert Dhery and Colette Brosset in the Broadway play La Plume de ma Tante. Full page color Swank ad. Astronauts David Clark, Scott Crossfield in training. Child's eye view of a fairy tale world - children illustrate the tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Vittorio Ottaviani, Francoise Ruiz, Bernad de Villedary, Bill Hoffman. Young artists from Italy - Federico Moroni, Peppino Guide, Tvo Anelli. Donald Deskey designs model aluminum furniture. Barbara Graham played by Susan Hayward in I want to live - gas chamber drama. Puccini operas - Madame Butterfly, Boheme, Mimi, Aida in New York City Opera. Charity and Elegant entertaining at the Waldorf with Clyde Newhouse, Mrs. Comer Jennings, Mrs. Henry Lewis III, Emory Reisinger II, Porfirio Rubirosa. Charles de Gaulle and his lonely country by Romain Gary, John Nance Garner has an 80th birthday.
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Life Magazine December 
                    15, 1958Life Magazine December 15, 1958 : Cover - A prehistoric explosion that made a lunar landmark - illustration.

Full page color AC oil filter ad featuring Dale Robertson in Wells Fargo. Full page Vitalis hair tonic ad with Ski instructor Neil Robinson. Fireman Richard Scheidt in a great rescue photo, part of the story about the tragic huge fire at a Chicago parochial school, 89 children and 3 nuns died, Life Artist Franklin McMahon illustrated the drama. Two page full color 1959 Mercury Country Cruiser ad. Christmas shopping is a growing business around the US. New men sweep the French election - Charles DeGaulle, Jacques Soustelle, Michel Debre, Leon Delbecquie and Mari Fourcade. Sinbad movie with Kerwin Mathews and Kathryn Grant. Berlin's embattled Mayor Willy Brandy - profile. Rembrandt portrays Great and Holy events in his artwork - 8 pages of great art. Pier Angeli in the film Teresa. Future empress of Japan - Prince Akihito Tsiginomiya chooses Michiko Shoda as his bride. Singers Bob Shane, Nick Reynolds and Dave Guard sing about hanged Tom Dula or Tom Dooley. The Moon: myths, marvels and man's reach for it - feature stories and photos. Dogs are happy to be safe in the city by Nathaniel Benchly and professional dog walker Mary Jane Lane. Full page B&W Ronson shaver ad with Arthur Godfrey. Inauguration of Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos photo of Zocalo. Great photo of baby watching a smoke ring that his father David Miller had just blown, Denver, Colorado.
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Life                      Magazine December 22, 1958Life Magazine December 22, 1958 : Cover - 1,076 trombone players at big band festival, fold-out cover.

This is a two-in-one double issue devoted to US Entertainment, lots and lots of variety including Paris Lido Nightclub, University of Michigan's Band Day, ice skater Ronnie Robertson. Full page Du Pont ad for tires with nylon, with photo of blow-out in bad spot - entrance of a tunnel. Gorgeous fold-out two page color Chrysler Windsor ad with red car. Rock ‘n' Roll rolls on, includes photo of Elvis Presley singing to a friend in the military where he is now a Jeep driver, Tony Conn, Johnny Mathis, Everly Brothers, others. Story of how Director George Stevens films “The Diary of Anne Frank.” How people all over react to one Sullivan show joke on TV. Two page color Walt Disney ad for five new movies - Tonka, Darby O'Gill, Sleeping Beauty, Shaggy Dog, and Third man on the Mountain. When Jazz was young, including paintings by Morton Roberts. Dale Robertson of “Wells Fargo”, TV cowboy. Choreographer George Balanchine. Ebullient Dean Martin. Animated Sleeping Beauty - Walt Disney hires actors to model for cartoonists. Top show people - 42 performers. Carol Channing and Cyril Ritchard on skates. Sinatra's nonconforming playmates. Absolutely excellent series of full page color photos of Marilyn Monroe dressed to look like Lillian Russell, Theda Bara, Clara Bow, Marlene Dietrich, Jean Harlow, and herself. Lovely full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with Santa and fawn.
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