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Record snowfall in Oswego, New York,
photos by Townsfolk's Mrs. John Cooney, Mrs. Helen Murray,
Thomas Budd and many others. Correction to assertion
in LIFE December 1, 1958 of the first plane - train
crash, a reader sent in a photo showing a similar crash
in 1929, Colonial Western Airways. Full page color Kraft
Caramels ad with Li'l Abner by Al Capp. Dwight Eisenhower
gives his 1958 Christmas greeting literally through
an Atlas ICBM in orbit, opens a new era of satellite
communications, includes very nice photo of Ed Oleksiak
family of Hamtramck, Michigan, others. Squirrel Monkey
"Old Reliable" goes into orbit in Atlas rocket.
More trouble in Argentina even though Peron has been
deposed and is gone. Laurance Rockefeller opens a resort
hotel in Puerto Rico. Ad - full page color for Boeing
707 and 720 features knitting. Chattanooga students
learn math while playing hopscotch. Curious full page
color ad for Stutz Bearcat featuring Mr. Martin McMartin
St Martin III wearing an odd cape. Tammy Grimes kooky
girls on Broadway - Let's take a walk around the block.
Young and Old join in "The great leap forward" in Communist
China - everyone works. Misery, Oppression, fear inside
China's Communes by James Bell. 80th wedding anniversary
for Peter and Celestia Peterson, Fairview, Utah. 1.0
Good - $25
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps) - $15
Life Magazine January 12, 1959 : Color cover - Senator Hubert Humphrey from Minnesota with hat from Russia.
Full page color A&P food merchants ad for their
100th anniversary 1859-1959. Great color photos of molten
rock and other volcanic activity in the Albert National
Park of the Belgian Congo - a new volcano, now named
Kitsimbanyi. Eight hours with Khrushchev by Humphrey.
New era for the house of J.P. Morgan. Fidel Castro moves
out of the wilderness to rout Dictator Batista and take
over Cuba. Full page color Campbell's foods ad with
photo of dinner given for their tomato growers in Union,
Illinois, more than 50 people clearly shown. Lovely,
gorgeous, amazing full page Scott toilet tissue ad with
green and pink couture by Count Sarmi. Peru + pros =
Davis Cup for U.S. - some unorthodox help produces a
tennis upset. The Russian rocket that passed the moon.
Profile of financier John Pierpont Morgan. One of the
most important modern archaeological finds in Iran -
golden bowl - photo essay, the heirloom of Hasanlu,
expedition leader Robert Dyson. Maria Callas wows Paris.
Air Force uses footprints for identification, the first
trial people were Herbert Chambers, Allen Fellers, Eugene
Renwick, Roger Deyo - nice photos of them.. New Cardinals
for the new pope. Ingrid Bergman in the movie "The
Inn of the Sixth Happiness." Very lovely two page
color Pontiac ad with yellow Tempest 420 car. The biggest
debutante party ever, given for Cornelia Cummins in
Fort Worth, Texas.
Very Good - $32
Good - $22
Life Magazine January 19, 1959 : Color cover - Fidel Castro in Triumphant advance to Havana, Cuba (article inside).
Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with art by Roy
Besser. Photo of a whole tree full of Tarzans, handsome,
muscular guys in brief shorts, they were hopeful for
the role, Mike Lane, GAtes Brown, Michael Forest, Bill
Kruse, Bart Summers, and William Browne. Full page Milk
Bone dog biscuits ad with lovely Cocker Spaniels dogs
art by Mary Baker. All the Democrats that won last November
are now taking over. Six lovely color photos of Democrats
wives, Mrs. Cornelius GAllagher, Mrs. William Moorhead,
Mrs. Robert Kastenmeier, Mrs. Robert Cook, Mrs. Daniel
Brewster, Mrs. John Managan, and others. Crash diets
are no good. A new record is set for Hot Air Balloon
flight, 94.5 hours, they had made the gondola sea-worthy
and floated back to land, Bushy Eiloart and son, Colin
Mudie and wife. Houses architects live in, includes
Juan O'Gorman, Kenzo Tange, Eero Saarinen, Oscar Niemeyer.
Actress Julie Harris, with her son, on the road. Television
show "Maverick" with James Garner. Basketball
players Lou Pucillo and John Richter. Lovely two page
General Motors ad with full page art of semi truck on
Golden GAte bridge at sunset. An article about Anastas
I. Mikoyan, includes another photo of that neat three
horse team given to Cyrus Eaton (see LIFE September
22, 1958). Turmoil on Capitol Hill - new kind of congress.
Warning of Mechta. Danish author Isak Dinesen. Ben-Hur.
Neat full-page color ad for Edsel Corsair 4-door hardtop
with skiers. Extremely cute photo of monkey kissing
the basset hound Lonesome Sam, belong to William Such
of Asbury Park, New Jersey. Full page color Schlitz
beer ad with skiing theme. Full page color Kraft jelly
ad with basket of strawberries.
Out of Stock -
Fairbanks, Alaska - life at 30 degrees below zero. Article
includes a big variety including photo of U.S. Army
Ski area at Anchorage, dog sledding, Mrs. Bea Browne,
Stewardess Wanda Jarrell, Kay Pedersen, Mr. and Mrs.
Dean Christopherson, more. . Cute full page Delco batteries
ad with art by William Steig. Killing in Cuba - Fidel
Castro's mass executions. American embassy in New Delhi.
Summery sports for skiers - hot springs pools at Mt.
Snow Vermont. Strange creatures of a lost world - Darwin's
world on nature Part IV - amazing illustrations and
evolutionary trees of extinct animals, fossils, includes
paleontology in Argentina, Dr. Bryan Patterson, Dr.
Alfred S. Romer. Fashion - the high conical shape of
hats to come. Marine Colonel Gregory Boyington - "show
me a hero and I'll show you a bum" profile. Modern coup
at the Carnegie - Adolph Gottlieb, Alberto Burri, K.
Armitage, R. Muller and Etienne-Martin. Kidnapped baby
Lisa Rose is returned to Frances Chionchio. Blessing
of Bachelorhood - Billy Mitchell savors singleness.
Black Africa surges to Independence by Robert Coughlan.
Key Clubs get popular - Gaslight Clubs in Chicago and
New York. Dick Farris catches demolition of Robert Inman
house in Portland, Oregon photo - they didn't even salvage
decorative wood or fixtures, geez!.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Article includes cute photo of all six
of his family members on a single bicycle built for
two. Ad - full page B&W Simca from Paris. Regina
Fisher, photo contest winner who appeared on the cover
of LIFE November 26, 1951- takes charming photos of
her daughter Jennie Petrencs. Castro's Cuba trials -
Sosa Blanco trial. Cecil De Mille's legacy of epics
- The Squaw Man, The Ten Commandments, The Crusades.
Charming full page color Buster Brown shoes ad with
art by Alex Ross. Aerial photo of flooded railroad yards
at Meadville, story also includes the Anthracite coal
mine in Pittston, Pennsylvania which was flooded when
a river broke into it, huge whirlpool where river is
dropping into mine. Jessie Lasky, Swift winter thaw
of Allegheny River floods Freeport Pennsylvania. Denver
stock show queen Judy Johnston, champion red angus Red
Dog, Shawn Madden. John D. Rockefeller IV - lives a
studious life in Tokyo. Ad - full page color for Oasis
cigarettes with Joshua tree. New breeds at the Westminster
dog show - Pulis, Lhasa apsos, Salukis, Affenpinschers,
many pages of champion dogs. New power sources - atomic
energy for satellites. Scary, sappy life of nation's
ski maniacs, includes ski patrol, E. Daniel Buttner,
Mardy Reker - by Marshall Smith, illustrations by Robert
Osborn. Stormy future for Africa - Part II. Wiley T.
Buchanan Jr. is the new US protocol chief.
Very Good- $28
Good - $18
Life Magazine February 9, 1959 : Cover - Shirley Maclaine and daughter, looking alike, very cute photo, more great photos inside.
Does the US scrimp on defense budget - Johnson wants
to know, includes photo of Thor missile. Virginia Governor
Lindsay Almond finally gives in and stops Virginia's
defiance of integration, kids get to go back to school.
Beautiful full page color Pond's Cold creme ad with
Elsa Martinelli. Highjumper John Thomas sets a record.
Raul Castro and Vilma Espin are married. New ski fashions
- from Munich to Germany, includes Erica von Morgen.
Ad - full page B&W Sabena Belgian world airlines
featuring a helicopter. Lincoln's neighbors - a dramatic
find of Lincoln relics. Movie masterpiece from India
- Panther Panchali. The basketball art of Rebounding
- Joe Graboski and Jack Twyman. Disk jockey Peter Tripp
stays awake for 201 hours. Florida land boom - Mackle
brothers developers in Port Charlotte. Cleofe Borrero
and Pedro Velazco, blind men, assault on Borrero by
Velazco. Debut of Maria Camilla Pallavicini is occasion
for a great party with Europe's aristocracy.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Fair (All Good, but has mild cover wear and date written on edge) - $14
Life Magazine February 16, 1959 : Cover - Cluster of Chorines in Miami Nightclub, article includes nice photo of sisters Dolly and Peggy Nestor.
Ad - full page color for Dr. Pepper
- send a bottlecap. Ad - full page color for Parke Davis
- great moments in medicine illus by Robert Thom. Very
pretty full page color Scott toilet tissue ad in white
and pink, couture by Sybil Connolly. Corporal Richard
Masiero defies the Russians in Berlin. Negros enter
Virginia schools and find some friends - Lewis Cousins,
Martha Ann, Betty Jean Reed. Edward Gottlieb is injured
in Electra airplane crash in East River. Arctic sea
sinks the Hedtoft - when it hits an iceberg. David Susskind,
television producer, more - profile. Gordie Howe and
Lou Foninato in a hockey brawl. Colorful fashion by
Ben Zuckerman, Arthur Jablow, Monte-Sano & Pruzan,
Scaasi. Scott Fitzgerald - the Disenchanted on Broadway.
Clever comics of the sea - dolphins and whales great
photos. Sam Goldwyn produces Porgy and Bess, written
by Loudon Wainwright. Ad - full page color 1969 De Soto.
New fashions for spring, lots of colors and new shapes.
Dr. Ralph Baker Post of Ballston Spa, New York. Excellent
full page color Kool cigarettes ad with super ski lift
scene, art by Robert Levering. Ad - full page 2 color
for Sports Illustrated, skiing theme. Full page color
Kraft jelly ad with grapes.
Very Good- $28
Good - $18
Two page Good Year tires ad with photo of their new,
dirt, 5-mile high speed test track at San Angelo, Texas,
like a race track. Another pretty full page color Manischewitz
Grape wines ad. Article on John Foster Dulles, suffering
from cancer. Very nice full page color English Ford
Line cars. Photo of Soldier Don Bragg breaking the pole
vault record. Interesting flood photo of the Wabash
river, trees along banks held floating ice in river,
but surrounding lands were flooded with water. Tornado
in St. Louis, photos include Bracey Force, Mrs. Eugenie
McCarty Mrs. Rose Quinn. Neat full page color Mercury
stationwagon ad that shows just how big the inside really
is. Mafia - Lepke Buchalter, Dutch Schultz, Albert Anastasia,
Ignazio Saietta. Foster Dulles profile. 40 annual reunion
of the 307th Infantry Regiment. Bolshoi ballet photos
- Natalia Kasatkina, Natalia Ryzhenko, Tamara Varlamova,
Maya Plisetskaya, others. Peruvian villagers make wool
masks for skiers - Stanley Selengut, Alan Stutzman,
Adrienne Shields. The Joan Crawford look by designers
James Galanos and Norman Norell. John Steele on the
Democratic Convention. Mardi Gras queen - Flora Fenner.
Winter joys on Nantucket Island, includes DAna Perkins,
Bruce Barlett, Jack Peters, Frank Powers. The Democratic
nominations sweepstakes, includes JFK. Cute photo of
a cat named Cleo, sleeping in a goldfish bowl, Lawrence
D. Hedgecoth family.
Good - $22
Full page color AC Spark
Plug with Guy Williams as Zorro and Corvette. Very cute
photos of dog looking through fence knothole. Secretary
John Foster Dulles get along without Eisenhower. AFL-CIO
boss Walter Reuther and President Eisenhower battle.
NATO helps Cypus make peace with Bishio Makarios. Gloria
Morgan Vanderbilt and her sister Thelma Vanderbilt profile.
Two page full color Alpha-bits ad. Kuwait- the fabulous
kingdom of oil wealth. Full page color ad for Chesterfield
featuring Boothbay Harbor Maine lobster fishermen. Actress
Sabina Bethmann and her movies. Edward R Murrow takes
a year off from TV to travel the world. Noted Europeans
model their own clothing collections - Mrs. Patrick
Guiness, Vicomtesse de Ribes, Athena Onassis, Doris
Kleiner, Countess Consuelo Crespi, Tiarks in Tulle,
Catherine Anouilh, Henrietta Tiarks, Jean Seberg. Arthur
Rubenstein plays the great symphony halls. Innocent
landlubbers in a piratical fiasco by Evan McLeod Wylie
ill by M Ramus. 11 year old Nicko Goldburg of Scarsdale
throws great parties. Rock climbers will like this photo
of Lester Klein , Robert Rubin and William Shapiro studying
while chimneyed up a narrow hallway. Full page color
SEagram's VO whisky ad with very nice ski art showing
spectators at the North American Ski Championship at
Squaw Valley, California and a man ski jumping off a
Very Good - $27
Good - $17
Full page color Kool cigarettes
ad with art by Robert Levering (I think). Neat photos
of kids playing spinning disks called "Teeter-platters",
kids include Mark Liebl, Francis Arnold, Penny Liebl,
others. British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan visits
Moscow and Nikita Khrushchev, the visit doesn't go so
well. Neat full page color Simoniz vinyl floor wax ad
with two boys playing cowboys with water pistols, art
by Whitney Darrow Jr. Two page color Revlon ad with
thirteen colors of lipstick including plain white. Racial
violence - 300 whites in Collins Park, Delaware massed
in front of the house of Negro GEorge Rayfield who had
just bought his house, police used dogs to break up
the riot. GREAT full page color Buster Brown shoes ad
with easter art by Alex Ross. The innards of the Vanguard
II weather satellite. Small photo of beagle dog who
is nursing puppy and two leopard cubs. The missile lag
- How big? How bad? How fixable? Full page color Pedwin
shoes ad with baseball theme, shows catchers mask up
close. Hobgoblin hearths. Full page pink Scott toilet
tissue ad with couture by Count Sarmi. Portrait Painting,
varied styles. Thirst in Oklahoma - governor parches
state in test on repeal. Harvard's great library - photo
essay. Students invent soundless records for the jukebox.
Judo for juveniles, martial arts. New York's Maimonides
Hospital, Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz and William McKinnon,
test radio receivers that are an auxiliary heart on
four dogs, this is probably a precursor to the heart
pacemaker. Artistic photos of pole vaulter Don Bragg
and high jumper John Thomas. Denver, Colorado secretaries turn tables on their employers. Very nice full page
color Post Grape Nuts ad with art by Dick Sargent.
Good - $17
Life Magazine March 16, 1959 : Cover - Head protruding from a thick cover of water plants, a jaguar glides across the surface of a Brazilian pool.
Darwin's World of Nature
- Part V. Striking photo of two Nuba men in Africa.
Another great scandal in France, "Polo" Jean-Pierre
Guillaume and a convoluted story of intrigue. US shoots
a satellite out past the moon to join the Soviet's Mehta.
Amateur pioneers, fed up Detroiters head for Alaska,
includes Ronald Jacobowitz, Yvonne Stevens, Lacy Bennett,
Marino Sik, Carol Sik, others. Really nice full page
color Four Roses whiskey ad with three hunters in a
tent, bear looking in door. Insights into Eisenhower
- A portfolio of letters gives insight into how the
President works, thinks and feels. Photo essay - The
animal heirs of ages past - life of forest and pampas
showed Darwin path of evolution. Close-up - India's
new boss-lady, Mrs. Indira Gandhi / Ghandi, Nehru's
daughter, heads the Congress party. A child's boon companion
- everywhere Anne Waxman goes, her most cherished friend
and chewed companion, a ragged, soiled piece of her
baby blanket, goes also. Nice color feature on Squaw
VAlley, California and the preparations for the Olympics,
many ski related photos, including Bud Werner, Beverly
Anderson and Linda Meyers, speed skater Don McDermott.
A bench to be beneath, Nags Head, North Carolina's sunshade
decks. Nice full page Plymouth automobile ad with blue
and white station wagon.
Very Good - $32
Good - $22
Document the many lives
led by Soviet Intelligence Agent Deriabin, alias Korobov,
alias Smirnov. Great full page color Post Toasties Corn
Flakes cereal ad with art by the great Dick Sargent.
Great photos of paralyzed baseball player Roy Campanella
having great fun watching a game and participating in
his way. The Aga Khan is carried to his final resting
place in Egypt. Photo essay - `Hawaii" - beauty, wealth,
amiable people. Statehood for Hawaii has finally been
OK'd, now they need to jump through some red tape hoops.
The big riders on the Farm Program gravy train, farm
subsidies. Adventure - Relic of "Tempest" - a famous
ship of discovery is found off the coast of Bermuda.
Oil revolt n Iraq brings the Nasser and Kassem disagreement
into the public eye. Great full page color Ford ad with
Country SQuire station wagon and fire engine. A close
call in a booth - Movie stuntman, Chester Hayes makes
telephone call while on stilts. Feature on the Altar
Boy, includes Michael Claney, Stephen Kersten, Lyle
Churchill, Paul Otis, Gray Hoyt, David Whitmore, and
others. Nice full page Studebaker-Packard Corp. color
ad with a '59 blue 2-door Lark sedan. Mass blind date
at the Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana. Full
page color Kraft jelly ad with bucket of apples being
washed under a pump.
Good - $20
Fair (All Very Good, but a few pages have a rough soiled corner) - $10
Soviet secret police, Part 2. Introducing
three great Roses - Flower series #1. Spring is here
and U.S. campuses herald it with riots, argument over
girls and a new fad - phone booth stuffing, article
includes photo with big motorcycle with policeman, Ryerson
Tech, St. Mary's (telephone booth best photo). Evangelists
Billy Graham is in Australia - photo. Photo of race
horse crash at sulky race in Aurora Downs, Illinois,
Peter Purdue, Al Phillips. More on the '59ers en route
to Alaska (see LIFE March 16, 1959), includes great
photo of cars on railroad type trestle, a big one. Project
Argus and triumph in space, Nicholas Constantine Christofilos.
Iroquois in Canada rise up against white man, Ohsweken,
Six Nations tribes. Movie "The Tempest" tells
part of Russian history. Perils of being too thrifty
- somewhat funny story about Harry Schweitzer who invested
part of his welfare checks, did well, then got arrested
and they took it all away and gave it back to the welfare
department. . Kremlin intrigue and debauchery Part 2.
Bill Veeck boss of the Chicago White Sox baseball team.
Full page ad for Bantron, which is a "stop smoking"
product, wit Micky Mantle. Easter egg bee for Denison
Texas Episcopalians. Full page Milk Bone ad with German
Shepard dog art by Mary Baker.
Good - $15
Part I - fold out cover art from the Butler Art Institute,
art by Bierstadt. Full page ad for Esther Williams Pool,
it is for private home, has Esther in the ad, as well
as dimensions, and much more. Nice full page Seagram's
VO whisky ad with golfing art. Full page color John
Hancock Life Insurance ad with Robert Goddard, early
rocket designer. Tibet takes on Red China - bid for
independence. Nice silhouette photo of the offshore
mining platform being built by Freeport Sulphur Company
in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana. Phone
booth cram fad - how many people can you fit - photos.
William and Elsie Welch tip their canoe in the Charles
River. Sister Mary Lauretta watches Ronald Gates at
the Westinghouse Science Talent search. Bob Hope and
his hat in Alias Jessie James. 3000mph test sled for
the Air Force. How the west was won, discovering Pikes
Peak, People of the Plains - wandering and primitive,
Trappers to tame the mountains. Wacky world of Dr. Seuss
- his mind has never grown up. Millie Perkins plays
Anne Frank on Broadway. Tennis star Alex Olmedo in Arquipa
Peru. Queens of fiction - Frances Parkinson Keyes, Taylor
Caldwell and Edna Ferber are bestsellers. Cute full
page color Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal ad with little
boy and policeman. Creepy story about Richard Payne,
who kidnapped his former cellmate's family after being
released from prison, Elma Baldwin and children in South
Charleston. Party with Aly Khan and Susan Strasberg.
Full page Milk Bone ad with Terrier (?) dog art by Kuhn.
Full page Aetna Casualty insurance ad with thousands
of penguins. Extremely pretty full page color Carnation
evaporated milk ad with hand in white and red striped
Very Good - $37
Good - $27
Major Edward L. Brown walks upside down to
test suction shoes which may be used by men in space.
The story of the lieutenant colonel, the lieutenant
general and the six bumped GIs - Late and sad homecomings
for four men and for two others it's a happy ending.
A beautiful parole worker, Pat Rice, brings glamour
to the grim proceedings in Kansas City, Kansas municipal
court. Photo essay - How the West Was Won, Part II,
Lively past is relived as new generation zealously explore
the region's history. Curious full page Union Oil Company
ad that features the Sparkle Corps, a group of attractive
young women who inspect gas station bathrooms for cleanliness.
Photo essay - The costly hazards of young marriage -
couples in a Charlotte, North Carolina high school reflect
a nationwide trend. Close-up - A famous shaper of stone,
Henry Moore, is seen and heard as he carves a figure
for UNESCO. Tip on a real sleeper, at the annual Carolina
Cup races in Camden, South Carolina, groom, Robert Williams
takes a midday nap as horse looks on and yawns. Really
nice full page Buick Motors color ad with gold '59 Buick
Le Saber 4-door hardtop. Nice full page color Canadian
Club whiskey ad that features jumping a crevasse on
skis on Mt. Blanc, the usual overly dramatic story.
Very nice full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with man and
woman in very attractive skirt suit walking two white
poodles, Ever so smart, so debonair, art by Roy Besser
Good - $17
Life Magazine April 20, 1959 : Cover - Marilyn Monroe, the star of a financial blockbuster, Some Like it Hot, nibbles on a rhinestone earring in her sexy way.
selected for U.S. orbital program, are rarin' to go.
Another painful looking full page Goodrich tires ad
with the 6 inch stab test. Cool Kellogg's Frosted Flakes
cereal ad with table and setting all done in orange
and black tiger theme. Nice photo of home birth of baby,
Caroline Collett and Patti Jean Collett and other children,
Frontier Nursing Service, Nurse Jo Ann Hunt. A fairy-tale
commoner bride, Michiko Shoda, breaks tradition in Japanese
royal marriage to Crown Prince Akibito. Photo essay
- How the West Was Won, Part III. Wagons head westward
bringing settlers to Oregon and Texas. Photo essay -
Photos by a con of a con's grim life - Robert Neese
shows the rigors of existence at Iowa State Prison.
Maria Meneghini Callas, the great soprano, tells her
own story of her controversial career. A Ram Taking
A High Lam, at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Zoo, a big Barbary
ram leapt up against the enclosure wall. Two page Ford
Motors color ad for their new line of automobiles, fold
out page. Full page color Kraft jelly ad with photo
of bucket of peaches, lovely.
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamps throughout including one on her nose on cover) - $32
Fair (All Good, but first few pages have a water marked corner tip, one tear in an ad page. Marilyn article good. Cover fair.) - $22
Art from the California Historical Society,
fold-out cover showing a bear hunt. A one gal Galaxy
- Sophia Loren plays many roles, recreating the sexy
postcard ladies of the past. Excellent two page colorful
Jell-o ad with some scrumptious looking deserts. Hues
of Heaven - Mount Palomar telescope photos in full color.
Nightmare at the state prison in Deer Lodge Montana,
First person account from prison guard Robert Wyant.
Jack Kennedy takes two tough tests with Methodists and
Wisconsin voters by William K. Goolrick. Frank Lloyd
Wright obit at 89. Pig-tailed Tiu Bee Lin plays Mozart.
Full page color ad for Coro Jewelry. US Navy Frogmen
spend 48 hours underwater - Charles Watson, Eugene Tinnin,
Martin Mogk, Robert Gallagher. Great gold rush days
- 49ers - wonderful illustrations from the Franklin
collection. My adventures in the California Diggings
by Alfred Doten. Edward Hallstom holds two imported
Koala cubs. Goya's naked Maja billboard needs to be
covered. Fashionable gardeners Lynn Mehre, Pauline Kelly,
Phyllis Avery Taylor, Benjamin F. Grier, Pat Carmen,
Zena Corin. World's biggest air and space show - Bomarc,
Thor, Snark missiles - Miss Space Suzanne Adams, Sheila
Root, flashy Chinese Diamond made from jets (Like the
US Blue Angels). Rubber inflatoplane from Goodyear.
A raisin in the sun with Sidney Poitier and Claudia
McNeil. Bolshoi ballet visits the US. Neat large photo
of very snowy motorcycle club scramble in Palmerton,
Pennsylvania. Very pretty two page color Scott soft-weve
toilet tissue ad with six different ladies dressed to
match the colors.
Very Good - $38
Good - $28
Life Magazine May 4, 1959 : Cover - The Dalai Lama during his triumphal progress across India to Sanctuary in the town of Mussoorie.
the Dalai Lama stands under a canopy, happily accepting
flowers and a welcome from crows of Indians and Tibetans
at the Siliguri railroad station. Cuba's Fidel Castro's
fine time in U.S., Whirl through New York proves worry
to the cops. Charmingly realistic full page Hallmark
Cards with photo of kids bringing breakfast to mother
on Mother's Day. Photo essay - How the West Was Won,
Part V-Cowboys and Indians in the wild days. Last days
of a gunman - the true story of Billy the Kid. Quite
a nice full page color Royal portable typewriter ad
with small green machine. Photo essay - What most women
want, Hollywood's luxury - loving, Martha Hyer has;
Nothing but the best. Fashion - the shirtwaist dress.
Another horrible racism story from the south, Mack Charles
Parker is lynched by a white mob in Poplarville, Mississippi.
Truck that climbs walls - Switzerland's six-wheeled
Metrac. Odd boxing match between two mayors in Fitchburg,
Massachusetts, Hedley Bray and Laurie Cormier. A child-sized
zoo - San Diego lets kids join the animals. Nice full
page color Simoniz vinyl floor wax ad with art by Whitney
Darrow Jr - boys with fish and more. Towering Rise in
Circulation - a Mexico City wastepaper collector has
accumulated a 300-pound stack of newspapers on his bicycle.
Full page color McGregor sports clothes ad with Celanese
ARnel, art by George Shawe or George Shane, probably.
Good - $20
Fair (Generally Very Good, but cover has a water spot) - $10
Fair (Generally Good, but has a minor spine end water mark) - $10
She became the high-living Silver Queen of the boom-time
West (but died penniless) and is a romantic reminder of
the women who lived the grandest of American epics (Leadville,
Colorado tie). Baby Doe figures large in the area of
2Neat! How the West Was Won, Part VI of a LIFE series.
Another great full page color Jantzen swim suits ad
by the new artist (see our mystery
artists page). A vital mission unaccomplished -
Clare Boothe Luce resigns Brazil ambassadorship. Neat
full page color GM Harrison air conditioning ad with
polar bear diving into pool. Ingemar Johansson watches
a boxing match with Floyd Patterson, whom he will fight
next month. The last survivor of the Civil War, 116-year-old
Walter Williams of Houston, Texas, lives on among his
old mementos. Television - Joe Welch gets starring role
as Peter Gunn. Giuseppe Cardinal Sarto returns to Venice,
nice photos. Fashion - girls take up a schoolboy style,
by wearing blazers. Trouble With a Sportive Spout -
along a Hollywood, Florida beach, Betsy Howes tries
to get a drink of water. Four sisters who all made good
(see LIFE November 7, 1949), Marguerite, Maureen, Kathleen
and Sheila John Daly. The odd little company named RAND,
sounds like a military affiliated think tank, includes
Roger Johnson, John Williams, William Jones, Nancy Nimitz,
Stanley Greenfield, Robert Rapp and others. Fun bicycle
race at DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana) with
some serious races, many funny events with tiny tricycles
and more. Full page Chrysler Motors color ad for new
convertibles, featuring a red Windsor, a black 300-E,
and a blue New Yorker.
Good - $26
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover is rubbed) - $12
Fair (All Good, but cover is rubbed with a taped corner) - $10
Life Magazine May 18, 1959 : Cover - James R. Hoffa peering out the side window into the rear-view mirror of a truck in California.
R. Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood
of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers
of America, shows that he can handle a truck with the
best of the union members. Neat full page Imperial whiskey
ad with two guys tying a fishing trip load on a pack
mule. Photo essay - How the West Was Won, Conclusion
- A promised land finds fulfillment. Very good and interesting
photos of the Kentucky Derby horse race, some rarely
seen angles. Photo essay - The ageless story of Job's
ordeals is told in J.B., Archibald MacLeish's Pulitzer-prize
play. Craziest photo from Central City, Colorado of
a car nose down in a hole, the collapsed shaft of an
old gold mine, driver Mrs. Lela Hagerman. Photo essay
- In three articles eminent theologians discuss J.B.
Education - China's Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's
grandchild as a coed - Amy Hsiao-chang Chiang quickly
fits in as an undergraduate at Mills College in Oakland,
California. Nice, bright and happy two page ad for AMF
Pinspotters, bowling. Knowing Nose For a Narcissus -
Children's Nature Museum's skunk, Stinky, smells a bloom
at the Charlotte, North Carolina facility. Cleveland
Indians baseball. Curious story about 100 balloons strung
together to lift Dr. Audouin Dollfus to an altitude
of 82,000 feet. College boys canoe 218 miles from DArtmouth
to Long Island Sound to keep up 200 year tradition,
Rick Ellis, Peter Knight, Dan Daniels, others. Pretty
full page Milk Bone dog biscuits ad with a Dalmatian.
Nice full page Pepsi-Cola color ad. Full page Ford Motor
Company color ad for it's '59 Mercury convertible.
Good - $32
Fair (All Good, but has small water mark in margin) - $12
Life Magazine May 25, 1959 : Cover - Far from the cares of Washington, Mrs. Sherman Adams and her husband, former assistant to President Eisenhower.
They fish and relax at White Mountain
National Forest, which is near their home in Lincoln,
New Hampshire. GREAT full page color Johnson & Johnson
bandages ad with art by John Falter, little boy hammering
a nail, an accident waiting to happen. Full page color
Eveready flashlights ad, now in colors! Photo essay
- What Hoffa's up to, as Jimmy himself tells it. A LIFE
team spends weeks and takes a coast to coast trip with
the much-feared union boss. Full page Milk Bone dog
biscuits ad, one of an art series, this one with a Beagle
dog. Farm crop surpluses coming. Article on Berlin.
Singer Eddie Fisher marries Elizabeth Taylor only three
and a half hours after his divorce from Debbie Reynolds
is final. Photo of capsized Egyptian river boat "Dandara."
Full page color Bulova watch ad with curious rock climbing
scene. Twin sisters, Patricia and Leisha Gullison, of
Menlo Park, California, become joint queen of Palo Alto,
California beauty contest. Time A-Wasting - a large
clock in litter basket along Fifth Avenue in New York.
Broadway's "Destry Rides again." Bright and
bold new schools, includes Westmoor High School in Daly
City, California. How-to article on how to get out of
sunken car. Another great Jantzen sports clothing ad.
Fair (Generally Good, but few pages at back have scuffed hole in margin, something was catching on the printing press) - $12
Life Magazine June 1, 1959 : Cover - Mrs. Bryon Collum and daughters of Wichita, Kansas, take boat ride over Lake Alton with Daschund dog.
Full page color Viceroy cigarettes ad
with archaeology scene, art by Slayton Underhill. The
Feds vs. gangland and lynchland - Justice Department
agents make a spectacular roundup of hoodlums (a creepy
bunch) and are frustrated in searching for killers of
a Mississippi Negro, this is a follow-up to the lynching
of Mack Charles Parker in Poplarville, Mississippi (LIFE
May 4, 1959). Photo essay - Powerboats' big splash -
mass production and mobility bring watery weekends to
37 million Americans. Photo essay - Darwin's world of
nature - Part VI. In the uttermost region of the earth,
Tierra del Fuego. Darwin found man's most wretched race
- The Alacalufe Indians. Full page Revlon ad for what
must be a hair conditioner for men. Photo essay - Teamsters
- Conclusion. Organizing, fighting, growing, the Teamsters
union keeps on the move. Coolest photo of the Chase
Manhattan Bank (under construction) with 1,223 men standing
in the framework. Photo essay - An urgent reform plan
to save U.S. from "scandalous corruption" of Teamsters.
The great credit card spree - millions join charge plans
which make cash unstylish. Car Park Caught in a Squeeze;
using a spacemaster lens, LIFE photographer Ralph Crane
got this view of off-street parking in Beverly Hills,
California. Teacher Sandra Johnston (of Horace Mann
Elementary School in Gary, Indiana) marries Roy Johnston
and invites her class. Full page color Pontiac ad with
pink car and shore scene, you'll love the angles.
Very Good - $28
Good - $18
Fair (All Good, but cover has a cup ring) - $10
Fair (All Good, but cover is lightly soiled) - $10
Life Magazine June 8, 1959 : Cover - On location in the Belgian Congo, Audrey Hepburn plays the part of a Belgian nun for a fine new film, The Nun's Story.
COOL full page
Maindenform Bra ad with model swinging on crane hook
high over a city. Full page Caliente race course ad
(in Mexico) with Jockey Willie Shoemaker, horse racing.
Lots of photos of brides kissing grooms (all taken in
the Baltimore photo studio of Paul Jordan), including
Arthur O'Shea, Frederick Altman, Michael Dunworth, Ralph
Gibson, Walter Farrier, Francis Reese, others. In Arkansas,
a revolt by the good folks against the firing of moderate
school teachers by the segregationists. John Foster
Dulles dies. Another great full page color Jell-o ad
with art by Whitney DArrow Jr. Very cute photo of four
little models, Michael March, Loretta Frawley, Deborah
McAllister, Laurie Ernest. Rather humorous article about
father pursuing his eloping daughter, Katharine Dowsett,
Harry Dowsett, Edward Langley. Photo essay - Glories
of the Mountains West - a LIFE trip through the National
Parks and many sites of Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado's
Rockies. Bubble in the Ballroom - Susie Spear of La
Porte, Indiana, is blowing bubbles while dancing, Full
page Ford Motors color ad for the imported Escort 5-passenger
station wagon. Beautiful and colorful Glass Container
Manufacturers ad with bottles of beverage in ice bucket.
Another cool full page color Jantzen swimsuit ad. Plastic
bags cause death of infants. Baseball Pitcher Harvey
Haddix. Article about the Indianapolis 500 car race
and how dangerous it is, map shows where fatal crashes
occurred, photos and names of drivers who died, close-up
of this year's crash of Mike Magill, visit with last
year's widow, Analice O'Connor. Full page Ford Motors
color ad shows off the new blue Continental Mark IV. NOTE : May or may not have the little central insert "The history of the American flag" that is part of a Texaco ad and counts as pages 71-86 - ask if you need it.
Good - $38
Fair (All Good, but has some very mild water marking) - $24
Life Magazine June 15, 1959 : Cover - Space traveling monkeys - At National Aeronautics Administration headquarters in Washington, space travelers Able and Baker face the camera.
The rhesus monkey Able died after flight from
a complication from anesthetic, Dr. Thomas R.A. Davis
even tried artificial resuscitation to save her, no
luck. More studies toward having a man in space. Governor
Earl K. Long of Louisiana really does crack up, goes
to psychiatrist. Very pretty two page color Revlon ad
for Pink'issimo, in Venice. Humorous photo of lots of
very long-haired women with nearly bald photographer,
includes Mary Parkhurst of Dallas. Photo essay - A great
American family - the Evans of Denver - descendants
of notable Colorado pioneer, Doctor John Evans, who
was appointed as governor of Colorado territory in 1862.
Cool two page color Eastman Kodak ad with 7 different
cameras and projectors. Full page color Smirnoff Vodka
d with Eva Gabor. Strange new sailboat named "Go"
built by Lowell Christman. The folk opera "Porgy
and Bess." Close-up - Bonn's busy storm center,
West Germany's Economics Minister Ludwig Erhard, finds
himself in hassle with Adenauer. Great series of photos
of babies (human and animal) and their responses to
crawling over a suspended sheet of glass. Stick-on jewelry.
Hey! Which Way to the Finish? - Dick Shenden and Harrison
Baker pass each other going in different directions
during a 480-yard shuttle hurdle race.
Good - $13
their pretty guests - now their brides - during their
first June week in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Full
page color Nabisco ad for a cracker I've never seen
before, Salt-Tang snack sticks. Full page color Falstaff
beer ad with a really nice barbequeing-on-the-beach
scene, definitely before the leave-no-trace days. Babies
(now grown) say thanks and give Doctor Fred Pfeifer
of New London, Connecticut, a big tribute for 50 years
of practice. LIFE's own correspondents preside at a
surrender in Nicaragua. Feature on Steel with some really
great photos. B'nai B'rith convention in Israel. Photo
essay - The pleasures of life at Oxford - on the renowned
university's quiet lawns and rivers, including crewing.
Photo essay - Famous lady's indomitable fight - with
the courage that has marked her whole career, Photographer
Margaret Bourke-White battles Parkinson's disease. Aviation
- Wing Walker at 13 - Kernersville, North Carolina's
Linda Earnhardt proves a deft stunt flyer. Full page
color Seagram's VO whiskey ad with nice polo art. A
Bear-Faced Show of Love - A mother bear in the Copenhagen
Zoo rises up on her hind legs to give kiss to one of
Very Good - $27
Good - $17
page Allstate insurance ad with Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Morris of Ballston Spa, New York. Lovely full page color
International Trucks ad with semi-truck sized dump truck
with Brandt Bros on the door. Biggest animal rescue
operation since Noah - in Africa, saving animals stranded
by rising waters behind the new Kariba Dam across the
Zambezi river - truly one of the most amazing stories!
Popular world of antiques. In a province of India there
is a revolt against Communist rule. Florida jury finds
four whites guilty of raping a Negro. Plane crew tells
details of an international incident, US Navy plane
is shot at by Communist MiGs 45 miles off North Korea.
The surprise best seller book, Hungary's fight for freedom.
Bill Casper - U.S. Open golf tournament winner. The
movie "The Horse Soldiers." Buyer's guide
to antiques with lots of photos. Queenly career ends
for Ethel Barrymore. Peter Stuyvesant's phony leg. Interesting
full page color Touraide ad for travel guide available
at Conoco gas stations, sounds like our Road Atlases
today. Brigitte Bardot gets married in Paris suburb.
NOTE : The pages of this issue were numbered so that
the small unnumbered central advertising insert for
aluminum foil IS pages 60-90. It is not always present, ask if you need it.
Good - $17
Fair (All Good, but has small library stamp on cheek on cover, more inside) - $11
Fair (All Good, but has light cover wear) - $10
Full page color ad for Renault Dauphine.
Sam Truman's dog Cindy puts out fire - curious set of
photos of a boxer dog who likes to eat flame. 3 page
Johns-Manville 7-star homes ad with the homemaker crowned
Mrs. America, Mrs. Margaret Priebe. Birgit Lundgren
watches as Ingemar Johansson boxes against Floyd Patterson.
Queen visits Canada, photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt and
Ralph Morse. Averell Harriman tours the USSR with Sol
Hurok and other ballet stars. Great photo of 12 French
Dior models in Moscow. Lucky 5-year-old Yvonne Isakson
pulls up a carrot wearing a diamond ring. Bolshoi stays
in the US for extra performances, fantastic photos including
Liudmilla Bogomolova and Stanislov Vlasov. Photo - Swan
in Long Island has arrow through neck. Big Sur artists
group - Henry Miller, Eric Barker, Harry Dick Ross and
Giles Healey. Paul Ziffren and the Democratic Convention
in Los Angelos. Celebrity charity gambling on the Liberte
to raise money for the New York Cancer Society. A fun
looking toy (if not the theme) - the Crawltrak, a circular
tube made to look like a tank, kids crawl in it and
it moves, includes Linda Salisbury. Two page color ad
for Coca Cola featuring 4th of July celebrations. Toots
Shor gets roasted by his friends. Trip with the master
impostor - Fred Demara, Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. story
by Robert Crichton.
Good - $19
Old Age living with an aged mother, stories
include Annie Mahaffey. Full page Hammond Organ ad with
happy group of six older adults, it couldn't possibly
be that much fun! Neat photos of water skiers taken
for underneath. An odd full page color Chevrolet ad
with a car parked in the middle of a pond or creek.
Khrushchev's toughest talk by Avverell Harriman. Neat
photo of bicycle racers riding a steep uphill over cobbles
in Lessines, Belgium, this is an early leg of this year's
Tour de France. Photo of a burning railroad trestle
at Meldrim, GEorge, a derailment that spilled butane,
ignited and killed 22 in a recreation area there. More
on the beauty contest twins, Patrecia and Leisha Gullison
of Palo Alto, CAlifornia. Trouble for Earl Long by Tom
Martin. Madame Alphand, wife of French Ambassador, is
the top hostess on embassy row. Alfred Hitchcock explains
his art North by Northwest. Poussin's noble art. U.S.
Navy warship goes through St. Lawrence seaway - photo
essay. Monkey Baker's medal party ASPCA awards medal
to space survivor. An interesting reappraisal of Henry
Ford's inventions. Full page color Tampax ad with an
attractive underwater swimming photo. The Monkey Baker
gets a medal for her space flight. Cute photo of 4-year-old
Susie Grady going through contortions to flip a light
Very Good - $24
Good - $14
Life Magazine July 20, 1959 : Cover - Ingemar Johansson and his friend Birgit Lundgren lean over the edge of a swimming pool in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Caroly Jones does some
really cute photos with statues as her companions. Wow,
lovely two page color Revlon ad for 'Bon Bons."
Master rogue unmasked - buffoon, financier, swindler,
Lowell Birrell is object of worldwide search. Nice full
page color English Ford Line ad with small red car,
the Prefect. Pretty Princess weds the prince - Albert
of Belgium marries Italy's Princess Paola. Photo essay
- Darwin's world of nature - part VII. The mystery of
coral isles - on a faraway atoll Darwin solved a riddle
of oceanic life. Photo essay - Old age - Part II - New
ways to full lives - imaginative but sensible solutions
to keep the aged useful and self-sufficient. Three page
fold-out General Electric ad for refrigerator. Medicine
- Russia's two-headed dog - Soviet surgeons performs
fantastic experiment as part of research into transplanting
human parts, this is possibly the most horrible ad in
all the years of LIFE. Feature on Egypt's President
Nasser. A wagon train holiday - 90 covered wagons go
from Tellico Plains, Tennessee to Murphy, North Carolina.
Great photo - Tackling An Eternal Question - two young
boys try to discover if Scotsmen wear anything under
Very Good - $27
Good - $17
Life Magazine July 27, 1959 : Cover - America's "Great White Fleet " of the future, projected here in a painting by Noel Sickles.
These are goodwill ships to be sent on mercy
missions - big feature inside explains it all. Full
page color Sanka instant coffee ad - drink it iced in
the summer. Two page color U.S. Royal Tires ad with
Tom McCahill, test car driver. Neat full page color
Western Electric telephone ad with three different eras
of telephone receivers. Photo essay - Mean musky in
fierce fight - legendary freshwater giant in an acrobatic
catch. Democracy is clobbered in Cuba as Castro takes
over the presidency. Striking photo from the 10,000
meter run in the USSR-US track meet of a runner collapsed
from the heat. Rood Menter, rancher from Sedgwick, Colorado
has a dentist give his cows false teeth so they live
longer. Photo essay - Old Age; Part III - Practical
ways to be old and happy. Close-up - Well-organized
wonder boy, Charles Harting Percy, successful businessman
and head draftsman of program for the Republican Party.
Ethyl Merman as Madame Rose. A Classic Spectacle of
Flight - Photo - Driven from its wooded sanctuary by
the fire, a doe darted wildly across the open ground.
Full page General Motors color ad for its '59 Cadillac
in yellow. Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad
with kayaking and showing a roll. A very fun story about
a beach party for Model T FAns, they all wore clothing
of the era, including bathing suits - wish we could
Good - $17
Very nice full page Viceroy cigarettes
ad with a sailor with a sextant, art by Slayton Underhill.
Actor John Hall feeds sea gulls. Cuba looks down the
road to Chaos by Thomas Dozier - Castro and Cienfuegos
play baseball. Major Pedro Diaz Lanz tells his story
of Cuba escape. Jacqueline Gay Heart disappears and
is found. Rather cute full page color Post Grape-nuts
cereal ad with weight watching theme. US Navy White
Fleet takes us aid to needy areas - William Franke,
William Walsh, Ed Edmonson and Hubert Humphrey. Nixon
and Khrushchev argue at American National Exhibition
in Moscow - photos. Jamin, a 6 year old French stallion,
wins races on artichokes. Augusta Ambel at the Seville
ferias. Second Homes for Family Vacations, includes
The Jack Russell family (Water Mill), Ted Dubin (Catskills),
John and Mary Mykolyk (Louisiana), the Jacksons of Oakland,
and the neatest for Irwin and Joyce Hunt (Fire Island,
New York). Old Age, Part IV. Ad for Kraft Fudgies by
Whitney Darrow Jr. Ad for Pepsi-Cola, be sociable. The
Decathlon winner Vasily Kuznetsov. Iraq's Sole Leader,Karim
Kassem. and his Shaky State by Keith Wheeler . The crazy
race from Paris to London, includes roller skates, jets,
helicopters, motorcycles, more.
Good - $25
Clearly Americans must
choose leaders by how beautiful the wife is. Bardolatrie
fashions in Paris. Vice President Nixon visits Russia.
Full page color Parke-Davis medical ad with super art
by Robert Thom showing surgeon of Old India. Pat Nixon
works quietly behind the scenes. Swindler Lowell McAfee
Birrell is captured in Brazil. Melvin Mininson and his
wife honeymoon in their underground bomb shelter. New
York urban renewal - GREAT photos of building destruction
and construction, includes photo of single little Brownstone
apartment (still occupied) on block that has been entirely
razed. Cliff Arquette as Charley Weaver, television
funny man. Joseph Edward Levine and Sylva Koscina in
Hercules. Domenico Tardini - Vatican Secretary of State
runs orphanage. Barber Denny Moore is a young entrepreneur,
Patricia Cho, Sharyn Schneider, Jimmy Williams, Allan
Miller, Steve Allen. Leo Cherne has a bust of Pasternak.
Skydiving a growing US fad - Steve Boyle, Beverly Pierson,
Jacques Istel, Lew Sanborn, Nate Pond and George Flinn,
parachuting. Very charming photo of two chimpanzees
drinking from the same stream of milk. Full page color
Barley and Malt Institute ad with lakeshore art by Howard
Very Good - $24
Good - $14
Life Magazine August 17, 1959 : Cover - Swedish actress, May Britt stands before set at 20th Century-Fox.
Very pretty full
page color Foremost Dairy foods ad with three different
colors of sherbet. Photo essay - Tuscany - the Renaissance
revisited in the Italian province that cradled Western
genius. Anne Marie Rasmussen and Steven Rockefeller
and their fairy tale romance, includes nice photo of
them motorcycling. Aerial photo of the effects of a
dynamite truck blowing up in Roseburg, Oregon, truckdriver
George Rutherford tried valiantly to move his truck
in time. Vice president Nixon goes to Poland. Full page
yummy ad for Kraft icecream toppings. Hawaiian politics.
Photo essay - Alpine elephant without Hannibal - Jumbo
jauntily retraces the route Carthage's elephant took
2.177 years ago. A plan to save the vanishing U.S. countryside
- An expert observer tells how to protect our open spaces
and halt the land-killing disease of urban sprawl. Fireman
Gets His Full - Fireman Harvey Adair bends over a hose
in a demonstration to a class of rookies, and a fellow
fireman turns on the water. Full page color Mobile Homes
Manufacturers ad. US Governors meet on Puerto Rico.
Very Good - $30
Good - $20
Life Magazine August 24, 1959: Color cover - Jackie Kennedy, a front runner's appealing wife - very nice photo in pink.
Full page color Milani sauce ad for four
different low calorie sauces. I fight the mob (they
aren't paying him for his boxing win) by Ingemar Johansson.
Americans flock to Europe, includes the Ancient Order
of Hibernins, Men in ballet tutus, Arkansas farmer W.E.
Fletcher in Moscow, more. The flop that gave Moss Hart
his start. Full page color Kool-Air ad with smiley face
pitcher, the first of these ads I remember in LIFE.
Bruay-en-Artois, very near miss of child and auto. Little
Rock Arkansas and more on segregation in schools, the
pro-segregationists are sprayed with fire hoses. Roman
cave - archaeologists reconstruct the plan and treasures
of an ancient underground art gallery by the sea. Excellent
full page color Dr. Pepper ad with art. Giants' new
baseball player, Willie McCovey. Neat full page Mayo
Spruce boys underwear ad with football theme, art by
William George. Benefit ball at the Vanderbilts' old
summer place in Newport. GIANT Kolbe excavator working
on coal near Canton Illinois. Neat full-page color ad
for Douglas DC-8 airplane. A nice feature article on
Jacqueline Kennedy, including her riding bareback on
her horse Sagebrush. A gorgeous old fashioned party
at the Breakers in Newport. Neat photo of George Wojnowski
doing a handstand on water. Full page Lucky Strike cigarettes
ad with race horse and jacket.
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Life Magazine August 31, 1959 : Fold-out Cover - The Legend of Rip Van Winkle is depicted by James Lewicki, who has painted American folklore for LIFE's new series.
Another excellent two page color Royal portable
typewriter ad, this one in blue. Great full page Land-Rover
ad, though the photo may have been angled. Lights out
in New York City, includes night time shot showing the
darkened area of the city, photo of kind Nicholas Zuvich
carrying 80-year old Adolph Baer to his 14th floor apartment
(elevators are out). The great story of the earthquake,
land slide and the backed-up Madison river tragedy near
Yellowstone National Park, includes house and highway
in Hebgen Lake (Montana), survivors at the Rock Creek
campground, many photos. Photo essay - The folklore
of America. Photo essay - A young $10 billion power
- the U.S. teen-age consumer has become a major factor
in the nation's economy. A fearful ordeal by fire -
a famous disaster brought Clifford Johnson agony, hopeless
weeks and an unbelievable recovery (he was burned in
the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, fire on November
28, 1942. . Small geniuses at the Western Carolina College
in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Curious photo of a buffalo
against a horse in a race at the track. Eskimos in Gambell,
Alaska work on drinking 7,000 cases of discarded beer.
Full page Pepsi-Cola ad with beach scene, art by B.
Peak. A very colorful photo of 350 muumuu clad girls
at the University of Hawaii. Full page Coca-Cola ad
shows colorful beach Picnic scene. Amazing
triple page fold-out (back
of fold-out cover) full color ad for movie "The Blue Angel" with May Britt
- in very sexy outfit.
Good - $17
Life Magazine September 7, 1959 : Cover - Making TV films for the fall, Bill Lundigan as one of thee Men into Space and Gene Barry as gambler Bat Masterson meet on a lunar landscape set.
Full page color Tussy skin creme ad with art by
Morrow. Neat double page color Fashion Quick ad for
home permanent (hair care). Laos is threatened with
communist violence. Neat large photo of Davis Cup tennis
match. More gang violence in New York City, the Sportsmen
and the Forsyth Street Boys. Eisenhower returns to Europe,
I wish I could stay at the places where Ike slept. The
huge Ottilie and Henry King family (12 kids) visits
New York City, taking advantage of family travel deals.
Historic duel between the world's two top matadors,
Luis Miguel Domnguin and Antonio Ordonez, creates stirring
drama in Spain. Photo essay - TV's big fall scramble
- Hollywood frantically puts out record batch of filmed
shows for the new season, includes humorous photo of
white-faces getting spray painted red so they can play
Indians, candid photo of Lucille Ball, the wrecking
of the huge ship the Ile de France for the Movie "The
Last Voyage.". Interesting full page color Richfield
Boron Gasoline ad. Old hand at smoking - 2-year-old
Ann Pilaggi, of Toronto, gazes out a car window while
sitting on her father's lap.(NOTE : This issue had pagination problems at
the printers and pages 17-20, the Fashion Quick ad,
were left out. They were added later as an insert that
it tacked in with glue and often loose - these pages
do not go through the staples like most pages.)
Good - $17
First person report by the Astronauts
- start of exclusive stories on epochal mission to space,
lots of great photos including the contour couches,
Slayton and Grissom smoking. Interesting photo of guards
at Buckingham Palace, now they surreptitiously look
around for tormentors, they are supposed to look straight
ahead. Full page ad that is an invitation by F. E. Compton
& Company to apply for one of the 8500 jobs that
are going to be available. Killings by a teen-age "Cape
Man" stun New York with a continuation of senseless
gang brutality. Very pretty full page color A &
P Coffee ad with eight gorgeous cups and saucers. Laos
faces beefed-up Communist onslaught. Skindivers discover
wreck of a Spanish galleon in waters off Bermuda. Russian
Orthodox Church - photo essay. Ford Falcon - new economy
car. Chinese student Chheng Guan Lim describes his self-exile
in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A multi-page ad for all electric
living with the Bob Campbell family in a Medallion home,
and much more - this is a major piece. Two page color
General Electric ad with an entirely pink kitchen. Suzy
Parker and fashion. Interesting full page color Tussy
skin care ad with art by Morrow. Tennis loses its audience.
Yael Dayan of Israel. Hickory Island near Detroit -
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Life Magazine September 21, 1959 : Color cover - Seven wives of Astronauts and their exclusive stories.
wives - their inner thoughts and worries. Full page
color Scott toilet tissue ad with pale green couture
by Bob Bugnand. Full page color John Hancock Life Insurance
ad with cowboy art by Harold Von Schmidt. Kansas squares
(Hutchinson, Kansas) vs. Coast beatniks (Venice, California),
includes Kathy Vannaman, Anne Gardner, Luetta Peters,
Jim and Ruby Haston family, Arthur and Bette Richer,
more. First photos of U.S.S.R.'s #1 family about to
be entertained by us - Nikita Khrushchev's family. Nice
two page Fabiani designer clothiers ad with 8 different
outfits. Laos gets new leader. Housewife who likes to
gyrate in a bikini gets a big backyard audience - Dotty
Ferragamo in Malden Massachusetts. Hudson river - photo
essay. Carl Mydans' pictures and book. Rollicking role
for Rock Hudson in "Pillow Talk." Neat color
Delco battery ad with art by William Steig, several
half pages. Shiko Munakata visits U.S. The Trapp family
and Mary Martin. Actress Kay Kendall's early death.
Chicago White Sox baseball. Maria Callas leaves rich
Italian husband and goes off on yacht of wealthy Greek
shipowner, Aristotle Onassis. Mary Martin and her new
show "The Sound of Music." Carl Sandburg visits
Swedish kinfolk. A spoof of spelunking in newly found
caves - very funny caving pictures.
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Life Magazine September 28, 1959 : Fold-out Cover- Wild ducks en route south for the winter from Canada swarm the waters and the air above Tule Lake national Wildlife Refuge in northern California.
Nice full page Milk Bone dog biscuit
ad with Dalmatian. Neat full page Flintkote home improvement
products, building supplies ad. Nice full page Imperial
whiskey ad with people on scooters. A father full of
thanks - Steve Wigginton hugs his son, Steve who was
saved from schoolyard blast in Houston, Texas. Cute
full page Folger's coffee ad with color river crossing
art. Photos of forest fire near Deadwood, South Dakota.
Two page League of HOnest Coffee Lovers ad with woman
on scooter and man (knight) on a horse. Two page photo
of massive motorcades with lots and lots of motorcycle
policemen for Khrushchev. Photo essay - Marvels and
mysteries of migrating birds - science solves the riddle
of how feathered friends find their way-by sun and stars.
Photo essay - As a new queen sheds a tear for victory,
LIFE looks at all the Miss Americas. Ideas about a possible
base ON the moon, illustration is silvered to show aluminum
coatings. Feature on the Peony flower. National Baseball
league pennant race, includes great photo of pitcher
Don McMahon. Photo - A Spooky GI, Dressed To Kill - Army
Sergeant I/C Ben Sawicki encased in a camouflage suit,
a bulletproof vest, mask and gloves for protection against
nuclear blast. Isaac Don Levine, killer of Trotsky.
Cerebral Palsy therapy by roller skate, The Meeting Street School in Providence, Rhode Island. Anne Bancroft
acts as Annie Sullivan in Helen Keller movie "The
Good - $17
Life Magazine October 5, 1959 : Cover - Premier Khrushchev and his Iowa host, Roswell Garst, with Henry Cabot Lodge, yuk it up in a comic interlude on the big tour.
- The Franklin Papers - LIFE presents a fresh portrait
of the immortal Ben, based on the continuing publication
of all his writings, Part I of a series. Interesting
photos and story related to bank robbery at the Cleveland
Trust, includes Bonnie, Marilyn and Mrs. Fox, William
Ansley. Very interesting full page color Maidenform
bra ad with medieval tapestry theme. Neat two page color
Fresh-frozen orange juice sweepstakes, featuring a freezer
full of money. Full page Skippy peanut butter ad with
tongue-in-cheek endorsement by baseball player Casey
Stengel. Twelve page Chrysler ad, almost all words.
Photo essay - The confused image America presents -
U.S. fumbles world leadership because it forgets its
own principles. The curious story about the Stanley
Spector family and Lynn Kauffman, missing from the ship
Utrecht. Nice full page color Tussy cream deodorant
ad with art by Morrow. Boating the Colorado River, heading
upstream from Lake Mead, Bill Cooper, Chuck Fester,
Jim Beardmore, Jim Pfluger, good photos. The US rocket
plane X-15, including a neat photo of it detaching from
beneath an B-52 which had carried it. Fashion, Margaret
Sullavan. Movies - Gina Lollobrigida plays the Queen
of Sheba, one of these photos is just astoundingly sexy.
Lord Beaverbrook gives an art gallery to his home town
of Fredericton, New Brunswick. Full page color Barley
and Malt institute beer ad with art by Howard Terpning.
Feature on Joan Crawford. The "Holiday in Japan"
spectacle in Las Vegas, wit Rie Taniuchi. Halfback's
Bandstand Play - Halfback Jack Ray of Nashville, Tennessee
runs the football straight into the band. Really nice
two page color Chevrolet Impala ad.
Good - $22
Life Magazine October 12, 1959 : Color Cover - You and your doctor (Part 1 of a series) - through the eyes of the patient.
New medical studies show that sympathy and kindly insight
are still vital tools. Willem van Rie, radioman, booked
for shipboard murder of Lynn Kauffman (see LIFE October
5, 1959). Neat two page color Chrysler Imperial ad with
lilac colored four-door Southampton. Photo essay - color
photos of the places Columbus discovered and explored.
Photo essay - Richard Avedon's new book is a gallery
of famous contemporary figures. LSU - savage subs (Chinese
bandits) give defensive strength to Louisiana's football
champions - they painted their faces green, added big
Chinese style mustaches, more. Hurricane Gracie, includes
photo of waterfront in Charleston, South Carolina. Typhoon
photos from Japan. Photo of evangelist Billy Graham
attending the funeral of a very wealthy Texas oilman,
Sid Richardson, gee - I wonder why he did so. Full page
color Puss 'n Boots cat food ad with a very pale tiger
stripe cat with yellow eyes, with her two normal tone,
blue-eyed kittens. Nice two page color Ford truck ad
with 3 different blue trucks. Three more color pages
of Ford car ads. Clark Gable plays a gassed but glamorous
middle-aged hero in "But Not for Me." Stunt girl rides
high on a sky hook beneath a helicopter, Alma Bray over
Miami. LIFE photographer John Phillips. Fake fur in
the home. French fashion designer Jules-Francois Crahay
shows his stuff in the US. Follow-up to the people in
a Sandbox photo with Anne Frank. Two page color Johnson
& Johnson ad with art by John Falter. Texans stage
a blowout for a historic hotel, Menger in San Antonio.
The famous Casey Stengel writes on the baseball world
series, lots of great photos, including a hard-to-believe-they-caught-it
shot of a fan accidentally pouring beer on Al Smith
while scrambling for a home run ball.
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Very nice full page color
Brach's Candy ad with halloween theme, kids in costume,
art. Four page color Revoln ad showing different ways
to use eye shadow for different times of day. Some little
follow-up letters pertaining to the Miss America contest
(LIFE September 28, 1959) as well as a photo of Miss
America 1924 in her Dagmar car. Two pages of art by
the comic artist Bruce Bairnsfather, who has just died.
Sad photo of burning bus that held a group of Trenton
State College girls, hit by a truck driver. More on
the quiz show "Twenty-One", Herbert Stempel,
Charles Van Doren, others. Two page color United States
Brewers Foundation beer ad with bowling photo. Nixon
campaigns all over the place, all at once. Darwin's
world of nature - where evolution stands, by Lincoln
Barnett, illus by Rudolf Freund. Epic story of films
by Cecil B Demille. Chicago is stagnant, by Casey Stengel,
baseball. Full page Dr. Seuss zoo toys ad, bright pieces
you build yourself. Full page pink Scott toilet tissue
ad with couture by Hulitar. New kind of American family
physician, Part 2. Phino gets the most votes in a Brazilian
election as a protest against the politicians. High-flying
toys for space age - toy rockets. Mark Twain's amazing
twin. Dramatic California fashions recall Hollywood
of the '30s. Farewell to the great Bernard Berenson.
Feature on the US space race, citing lack of purpose
and thrust, nice illustrations. Bathtub derby day in
Bath, Ontario, including Ian Cameron, others. Full page
color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with Bill Lundigan,
star of Men Into Space.
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Life Magazine October 26, 1959 : Cover - Charles Van Doren faces the press (big feature on TV scandal, see also LIFE October 19, 1959).
You and your doctor, part 3,
burdens your surgeon bears, includes Dr. George Johnson
Jr., . General George Marshall dies at 78. Full page
color TANG orange drink ad, the space race in going
strong. Full page Waste King ad for a garbage disposal.
Photo essay - Lucille Markey, first lady of racing,
and Calumet Farm, the most successful horse racing stable.
My $7,000 credit card binge, Joe Miraglia. The birth
of Hawaii, the opening section of the new novel by James
Michener. Scenes from the Fred Astaire evening. 45 foot
tall cowboy looms over Dallas fair. A rich find of Mayan
bones turns up in Guatemala.Two page color TWA Boeing
707 ad with airplane N7317W. College for 11 kids, Schmidt
family in Portland, Oregon. Pucci (designer) turns his
hand to tables, evening garb and vino. Kalamazoo, Michigan
and Toledo, Ohio turn congested streets into sparkling
new malls. New military plane Doak 16, vertical take
off with fans. Movie lover Errol Flynn dies with his
boots on. A nice article on Rita Hayworth in "They
Came to Cordura." Eugene Lipscomb from Baltimore.
Princess Grace on a conquest of Paris. Great series
of photos of baby Devik Wiener.
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Folklore of America Part
2 - Tales the Indians told, illustrated by James Lewicki.
Curious full page Warner's "Tomorrow" bra
ad with cups that fit each side individually, quite
the spacey shape, too. A very interesting set of photos
of Teddy Roosevelt throughout his life, he looked like
quite a bruiser as a boxer. Why medical care costs so
much. Taut drama behind a football classic between Notre
Dame and Northwestern. Leaflets, gunfire and hysteria,
fed by Castro, strike ominous note for Cuba's future.
Newbury, Vermont murder of Orville A. Gibson, dairy
farmer - crime occurred in 1957, still unsolved. Yellowstone's
new look - earthquake has turned the park's pools and
geysers topsy-turvy, this story is related to the story
in LIFE August 31, 1959. Four great color pages of Rambler
car ads. Algeria's siege of anguish, Moslems murdered
by rebels. $100,000 COLOR debut for Sir Laurence Olivier
on T.V. Cheerleaders at UCLA and Michigan State jump
for football joy, includes Pauline Hess, Sue Beekman,
Marge Rohs, Linda Hopkins, Maurice Spencer. Wright's
spiral museum. Miss America Lynda Lee Mead visiting
her Chi Omega sisters in Mississippi. You and your doctor,
part 4 - Rising medical costs. Full page color Pontiac
car ad with 1960 Bonneville Sports Coupe and ski area
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Other celebrities leap for the camera, photos inside,
including really nice photo of Princess Grace of Monaco,
Brigitte Bardot. Two pictures combine into a new view
of the moon, includes soviet view. Kaiser settles with
the union but big steel continues battle. Pictorial
essay - Baffling US art, part 1 - Abstract expressionists,
Jackson Pollock. Photos of kids with really big bubbles,
includes Helen Suydam, Charles New, Geoffrey and Kelly
Langley, Gary Springer, Charlott and Charles New. De
Gaulle's view of himself. Philippine dancers delight
US. Best pancakes for all meals, includes lots of recipes.
Neat full page Pontiac ad with art by Van Kaufman and
Art Fitzpatrick. Discarded farm horse finds unexpected
fame as a champion jumper, Harry de Lleyer and Snow
Man. Designer Pauline Trigere. Nobel prize goes to Italian
left-wing poet, Salvatore Quasimodo. New aerial camera
snaps widest clear view yet from a jet. Farah Diba,
soon to be bride of the Shah of Iran (see also December
7, 1959). Funny photo of fifth grader at Buckley School
in NYC, flipped by a blocking dummy. Two page LIFE ad
that includes the "First LIFE", the comic
magazine printed before the current 'news and general
interest' magazine. Excellent full page color Canadian
Club whisky ad with Henri Dufour and climbing partner
aid climbing on an overhang (a significant roof) on
the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix.
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Life Magazine November 16, 1959 : Color cover - Ruby, pearl and diamond choker on a auburn haired model.
Lovely full page color
Kraft Peach preserves ad. Full page color Pure-pak cartons
ad with milk man delivering milk, these look like today's
regular cardboard half gallons. Two page color Simmons
Beautyrest mattress ad for adjust-a-bed, includes list
of dealers. TV Quiz scandals - how to rig contestants,
see related pieces on Charles Van Doren earlier in 1959.
Baby's first moments - Steven Woods, son of Ruth and
George Woods of Centereach, New York. Abstract Expressionists,
Part 2 - Willem De Kooning, Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko
and Franz Kline. Jeweled Chokers make a comeback from
Richelieu. Homecoming is the biggest college weekend
all over the country, this football feature includes
University of Iowa Highland Fling, Leonard and Larry
Osterink, James Larson and wife, Karen Alfonso, Ann
Ferran, Nancy Wakefield, Mrs. Esther McCleery, more.
Judge Joseph Force Crater mystery. Interesting full
page color Newport cigarettes ad with curious two person
boat that might be a foot-paddle catamaran. A feature
on Mother Elizabeth Seton, Roman Catholic nun, Sisters
of Charity. Joanna Barnes is the new Jane for Tarzan.
Scared Finn emerges from 38 years of hiding - Vaino
Johannes Kilpinen of Vehmainen. Mike McKeever of USC
football. Party at a shipwreck near Bimini, this looks
like the oil tanker hulk in "Water World,"
- it is the Sapona, Alec Woodhull, Ralph Jarrendt, Peggy
Nolin, others. The Roaring 20's Crystal Room nightclub
in Los Angeles. Ben-Hur. Speedy photo of Doyle Towers
of Hillsdale, Michigan with his dog riding on car runningboard,
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Cranberry growers argue with Arthur S. Flemming
about aminotriazole, nice feature on cranberries. Politics
1960 - first round primary campaigning begins. Disk
Jockey Ed Mckenzie reveals the music industry dirty
tricks. Navy League Ball in Los Angeles raises money
for charity - Rear Admiral Julian Becton. Baby sitter
club trades out baby sitting duties. Photo of Richard
Nixon playing golf. Hockey Goalie Jacques Plante wears
a new safety face mask. Laotian wedding in Luang Prabang
Royal Palace - great photos. Unfair tax laws. Very neat
RCA Victor 12 page insert for Christmas TV gifts. Special
Christmas gift photo gallery of Toys for all ages. Top
toymaker Louis Marx gives advice on buying the best
toys. Hankerin for a Hunkerin - the new college fad
of sociable squatting. "Sound of Music" broadway
hit with Mary Martin, Richard Rogers, Lewis Calisch,
Joe Layton. Leopoldo Pietro Saterno and Aurelio Gandini
and $340,000 for San Marco village. World Birth Control
Challenge, by Robert Coughlan, comic art by E.R. Does.
Rhodes scholar and West Pointer Pete Dawkins finds a
new life and sport, rugby. Social wigs are in Boston.
Charming photo of C. B. Ward and Dale Ward, having lunch
in the midst of tearing down a house, sitting in and
on loose tub.
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Fair (All Good, but cover edge has a smudge) - $10
Fair (All Good, nice, but cover has a cup ring) - $10
Very cute full page color Tussy cleansing cream
ad. The farm surplus you're paying, Part 1 of a series
on the no. 1 campaign issue. The wrong oil paralyzes
10,000 in Morocco - cooking oil diluted with aircraft
oil. Heartbreak of hunter Harlow Curtice, after accidentally
shooting friend Harry Anderson. Very different and interesting
two page color General Electric washing machine ad,
a style I've never seen. The pioneering ‘59ers,
now only 13, dig in for their first grim winter in Alaska
(see LIFE march 16, 1959 and others this year). Editorial
- Space, an American necessity. Pictorial essay - stamps
from around the world. Photo essay - Stirring spirit
passed to Marine leaders of today, includes Michael
Gering. The improbable rebels of the Beat Generation,
Beatniks, lots of great slang in this article. Basketball
rookie Wilt Chamberlain has a leap that no one can stop.
Movie "On the Beach" impagines man's last hours before
atomic extinction. Rich gowns at luxurious parties in
color. A sundae sculptor - John Michopoulos in his ice
cream parlor in Colorado Springs.
Very Good - $27
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(See also November 9, 1959.) The big and tinseled to-do
of the Shah's betrothal, Iran. Full page Zippo Lighters
ad with 7 different lighters, guide to gifts. Alan Freed
departs the airways amid payola talk. "Terrible" Touhy
is released and his feud with "Jake the Barber" is renewed.
Full page color Remington Princess ladies shaver, with
row of showgirl legs. Mikoyan's Mexican mix - a vodka
man from Russia tries tequila with conspicuous results.
Pictorial essay - Famous cartoonists share a silver
jubilee, Al Capp and Milt Caniff. Neat two page Lincoln
Continental ad with four door black car, looks about
a mile long, Mark V. The Farm problem, Part 2. Soviets'
anti-semitic drive results in suppression and violence.
Diahann Carroll, actress and singer. Eleanor Roosevelt
leads a politics seminar at Brandeis University. Parents
teaching for a day learn a lesson the hard way with
their disciplinary hands full. Baltimore's Ray Berry,
football. Full page color Buick ad with blue convertible
car, horse mounted policemen. Bank's $4 million booboo,
Anne Helliwell and Charlotte Walsh. Bellman hops to
the top as manager of a Detroit hotel, Jimmy Hawkins
at Whittier Hotel. . Shirley MacLaine throws a spoof
party for charity.
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Fair (All Good, but has a minor water mark in a few page margins) - $10
Astronauts get their
capsule. Candidates' views on farm crisis. Amazing photo
of LIFE photographer Jerry Chong fleeing from flying
lava in Hawaii. Malpasset Dam breaks above Frejus, France
- story includes Abbe Botto, Roger Robert, Antoine Novera,
Louise Colson, Antoine Bongiorno, Andre Ferraud, Francois
Picard, Sauveur Gil, Raphael Potenza and others. Nice
full page color Seven Winds fragrance ad by Du Barry.
The Hedgehog, some cute photos! Sterling Hayden faces
a custody battle back in Hollywood after taking his
kids on a schooner to the South Seas. Photo essay -
the papers of Benjamin Franklin, part 2. Photo essay
- the farm problem, conclusion - includes photo of Merton
Weittenhiller in his barn at Platteville, Wisconsin;
Ottie Nixon plowing near Defeated, Tennessee, Hugh Landa,
Eric Rajewski, Paul Bodine. Fashion - Lavish Lounging
outfits, Lounging pajamas. Rough trio of linebackers
lead the Giants, football, "Meg" Sam Huff,
"Wanda" Harland Svare, "Sara" Cliff
Livington. Somerset Maugham visits Japan. Lovely full
page color Hypnotique ad for Max Factor. Television
rating systems. Claudine and Sandy Hagen, with Mickey
Cohen as someone nearby is shot in restaurant - Mickey
innocent? A great article about the capsule for carrying
men to space, Mercury capsule, plus neat photo of monkey
named Sam in mercury-like capsule. Two page Nabisco
crackers ad showing lots of different types with boxes
and ways to serve them.
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Fair (Generally Good, but cover is rubbed) - $10
Life Magazine December 21, 1959 : Color cover - Eisenhower and President Ayub Khan in Pakistan (this is part of an article about Eisenhower's travels, includes meeting with Pope).
full page Black & White Scotch ad with black and
white scotty dogs, art by Morgan Dennis. Ravenna's resplendent
mosaics. Harry Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt argue publicly
about "hot-house liberals." Photo of man being rescued
from the grounded Finnish freighter "Anna"
off the coast of Scotland. Stilbestrol shown to cause
cancer, so it is no longer used to de-sex chickens for
faster weight gain. Prosperity brings Christmas opulence
to Regent Street in London. Photo essay - Venus, there
may be life there, a team of scientists ride hot-air
balloons to an altitude of 80,000 feet to study it,
Robert Halman, Harold Glaser, John Sparkman, Charles
Moore, Malcolm D. Ross, others. Movie - Journey to the
Center of the Earth, made by Charles Brackett. Katharine
Cornell with Shaw, and Bette Davis with Sandburg. Book
"Folk Medicine" by Dr. D.C. Jarvis. Rhode Island invalids
have heart-warming Christmas celebration, Normand and
John Messier, Jeannette Caron, Paul Lussier, Patricia
Southiere, Jean Rocha, Ethel Cadwgan, . Full page white
Scott toilet tissue ad with negligee by Howard Greer.
Great two page photo of toy helicopters flying over
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Gay old days if High Life -
wealthy recreation great illustrations. Automation brings
more and cheaper goods and lessens boredom on the job
- early computers and robots. Full page color ad for
Buick Electra 1960 turbine drive. How two towns spend
a day - Concord Mass and Shenandoah Iowa. $40 billion
leisure industry by Robert Coughlan. The Great American
playground, includes photos of baseball at a hill country
school in Kentucky (a 2Neat customer identifies this photo as Shelby Gap), climbers on the top of Mount Goddard
in California, hikers in Bryce Canyon in Utah, Bass
fishermen off Bull's Island in South Carolina, tubing
on the Apple River in Wisconsin, Jeeping in the Colorado
Rockies, Scuba divers in Pigeon Cover in Massachusetts,
more. Celebrity leisure time - J. Doyle DeWitt, Avard
Fuller, David Rose, General Curtis Lemay. Vladmir Nabokov,
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How do you rate in the new leisure by humorist Russell
Lynes. Americas big playground - fun around the country
- photo gallery. Happy idle hours become a rat race
by Sloan Wilson. Alabama housewife Mrs. Roberts does
civic wonders. Nice feature - Olaus J Murie the naturalist
finds fulfillment in wilderness. Albert and Rita Bayer
take a helicopter tour vacation. Robert Eskridge of
St. Louis shows sensible ways to play with your children.
Very funny article about loafing. Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Tiulana Visit Florida from their home in Nome, Alaska,
adventures and misadventures. Shopping in the future(1975)
illustration by Jim Flora.
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