Life Magazine May 25, 1959 – Retirement


Magazine Condition : Fair (Generally Good, but few pages at back have scuffed hole in margin, something was catching on the printing press)

Out of stock


Life Magazine Cover : Far from the cares of Washington, Mrs. Sherman Adams and her husband, former assistant to President Eisenhower. They fish and relax at White Mountain National Forest, which is near their home in Lincoln, New Hampshire.

  • GREAT full page color Johnson & Johnson bandages ad with art by John Falter, little boy hammering a nail, an accident waiting to happen.
  • Full page color Eveready flashlights ad, now in colors!
  • Photo essay – What Hoffa’s up to, as Jimmy himself tells it. A LIFE team spends weeks and takes a coast to coast trip with the much-feared union boss Jimmy Hoffa.
  • Full page Milk Bone dog biscuits ad, one of an art series, this one with a Beagle dog.
  • Farm crop surpluses coming.
  • Article on Berlin.
  • Singer Eddie Fisher marries Elizabeth Taylor only three and a half hours after his divorce from Debbie Reynolds is final.
  • Photo of capsized Egyptian river boat “Dandara.”
  • Full page color Bulova watch ad with curious rock climbing scene.
  • Twin sisters, Patricia and Leisha Gullison, of Menlo Park, California, become joint queen of Palo Alto, California beauty contest.
  • Time A-Wasting – a large clock in litter basket along Fifth Avenue in New York.
  • Broadway’s “Destry Rides again.”
  • Bright and bold new schools, includes Westmoor High School in Daly City, California.
  • How-to article on how to get out of sunken car.
  • Another great Jantzen sports clothing ad.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine May 25, 1959!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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