Life Magazine February 9, 1948 – Taft


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Life Magazine Cover : Robert A. Taft.

  • First in a series of articles on Republican Presidential candidates.
  • Funny photos of John G. Nichols standing on his head.
  • Half page Bayer Aspirin ad with ski jumping theme.
  • Charming full page color Welch’s grape juice ad.
  • India loses her “Great soul.”
  • Editorial – Gandhi.
  • US runs short of oil.
  • Cambridge tries to elect a mayor.
  • A day in Lincoln’s life.
  • Photo essay – the 49th state, Hawaii, including a great photo of Harold Vap.
  • Sports – ancient Mariners, Oakland Women’s Rowing club, including Clara Feno.
  • Art – Russell Cowles.
  • Fashion – snow fashions.
  • Movie Mermaid, Ann Blyth.
  • Life goes to a turkey feather wedding, Barbara Orr and Fred Ehrhart.
  • Amazing photo of Paul Boudreau with his face on fire during ice skating stunt.
  • Car wreck photo of Eugene Freeman’s car wrapped around a tree.
  • Photo of Santa Fe locomotive engine crash above Aliso street in Los Angeles.
  • More than 200 airplanes rotting on the island of Biak.
  • Full page color Lord Calvert whiskey ad with Boxer dog Warlord.
  • Very cute full page color Sweetheart soap ad.
  • Nice full page color United States Brewer’s Foundation beer ad with art by Haddon Sundblom.
  • Full page Instant Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing cartoon art by Frank Tashlin.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine February 9, 1948!
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