Life Magazine February 23, 1959 – Gwen Verdon


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Life Magazine Cover : Gwen Verdon (feature inside).

  • 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.
  • 40th 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.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine February 23, 1959!
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