Life Magazine May 29, 1939 – Eleanor Roosevelt


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Cover : Queen’s hostess, Eleanor Roosevelt.

  • Full page Agfa Film ad with horse “Son of the Desert.”
  • Full page Texaco Sky Chief ad with illustration of pilot gazing up at plane.
  • Cobina Wright Jr. (“Jr.” after a woman’s name?) is the “most” girl, is Miss Manhattan, Ritz-Carlton singer, radio guest.
  • King and Queen sit on an American throne.
  • Peru’s unbelievable mother and baby – 5 year old girl gives birth.
  • Bayonets gleam in bloody Harlan county coal war.
  • Doctors put patients in frozen sleep.
  • Rochester gets tryout of Federal stamp plan for giving food to needy.
  • Navy searchlight play for New York as sailors take in Coney Island.
  • Mr. Woodward sees his Johnstown lose the Preakness to Maryland’s favorite horse, Challedon.
  • Movie of the week, “The Puritan,” French murder film.
  • Full page color Seagram’s ad with illustration of Sieur de la Salle exploring Canada.
  • $30 million worth of old master paintings go to World’s Fair at the last minute, Bosch, Lawrence, Rubens.
  • Shah of Iran shows off his capital at son’s wedding.
  • Full page Champion Spark Plugs ad with illustration of racers by Helck.
  • Franco – close-up.
  • Photo essay – President’s estate at Hyde Park.
  • Maryland schoolboys play Lacrosse, Friends School in Baltimore.
  • Amateur Theater, Cambridge, Shreveport, Janesville, Pasadena, Webster Groves, more.
  • Expensive WPA building causes ruckus.
  • Photos of  a stork family nesting and raising young in Germany.
  • Children’s ballroom dancing class, Evelyn Hubbell, Virginia Strother.
  • And much more NEAT stuff in this classic Life Magazine May 29, 1939!
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