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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

Speaking of pictures
18
Optical illusions
Margie
20
Margie SMITH, Crime and criminals
Communist trial ends with 11 guilty
31
Communist Trial (1949: New York, N.Y.)
That Notre Dame, it's pure murder
36
Football
Canton and Hong Kong
42
Guangzhou (China), Hong Kong
Sweden's ideal
74
Haide GORANSON
Portrait
81
John Boyd Orr Boyd-Orr (1st Baron); 1880-1971
Great new ore supply
89
Iron mines and mining (Canada)
Red water, stubbornness and luck led to the ore
94
Julian CROSS
Master politician
96
Harry S. Truman; 1884-1972, Politicians, United States (Politics and government)

Navy and security
44
United States Navy, United States (Armed Forces, Unification)
Does the American woman need a new figure?
49
Fashion
Touch and go
52
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)
Convict gets out to hear his cantata
55
Francis Marion GRANDSTAFF
Episcopalians parade in San Francisco
58
Episcopal Church
Great Habsburg collection
61
Art (Exhibitions), Painting
New inside job
113
Television program reviews
Exhibition of useful objects
119
Detroit Institute of Arts, Industrial design, Gadgets, Household appliances
Youngest cotton broker
122
Andrew Stewart MESSICK; 1930?-., Commodity exchanges
Life goes on a coon hunt
126
Raccoon hunting
Headstander is off again
131
John G. NICHOLS

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