LIFE

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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, first illustrated weekly put life in the 1800s
14
Gleason's pictorial drawing-room companion
Summer
21
Summer, United States (Social life and customs)
What's the use of Korea?
28
Korean War, 1950-1953, United States (Foreign relations)
America pays homage to great admiral
30
Forrest P. Sherman; 1896-1951, Funeral rites and ceremonies
Arabs mourn a lost king
32
Abdullah (King of Jordan); 1882-1951
Don't give up, you weakling!
59
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
A-bomb's rays produce glowing corn
65
Plants, Effect of radioactivity on
Fifty-cent weather bureau
67
WEATHER toys
Hollywood sunset
73
Motion pictures (Setting and scenery)
Way of life with neighbors
75
Housing

French bury Petain
34
Henri Philippe Petain; 1856-1951
Venus takes the stump
39
Ramey MURPHY, Women (Political activities)
Natural camouflage
44
Defense mechanisms (Biology)
Taft or Eisenhower: the choice narrows
86
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969, Robert A. Taft; 1917-1993, Republican Party (U.S.), Presidential candidates (1952)
Life goes to a rough regatta in Norwegian fjord
102
Regattas

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