Life Magazine August 14, 1950 – Admiral Hoskins


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Life Magazine Cover : “Uncle John” Hoskins, Naval air boss in far east (feature article).

  • Full page Ipana tooth paste ad with Pat Barnard of Great Neck, New York.
  • Two page Dodge car ad with Campbell family of Evanston Illinois.
  • Full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with country dance art by Lockhart.
  • The bloody war in Korea.
  • Jehovah’s witnesses rent Yankee stadium.
  • Five Firestones salute their father’s statue.
  • What may be the biggest Meteor Crater is discovered, lake in northern Quebec, Fred Chubb, V.B. Meen and pilot Bill Poag.
  • Another charming full page color Johnson & Johnson ad with art by Gladys Rockmore Davis.
  • Photo essay – The Montesquious.
  • The Kon-Tiki adventure by Thor Heyerdahl.
  • Art – St. Ives.
  • Campus styles.
  • Architecture – Washington Square.
  • Life visits a country hayloft, Hidden Valley Farm in Hyndsville, New York including photos of Ann McGinnis, Lynn Snoad, “Gus” Gustafson, Tommy Costello, Carolyn Thomas, John Bates and others.
  • Cute photo of Mary Montgomery and Marine Glenn Mordene.
  • Nice full page color Havoline motor oil ad with baseball player Ted Williams.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine August 14, 1950!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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