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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: BACK TALK

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BACK TALK

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Among Ourselves

Pages: 6, 120, 121

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Among Ourselves

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to Me!

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It's NEWS to Me!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Hot-Weather Care

Pages: 13, 130, 131

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Hot-Weather Care

EVERY owner is faced with a few musts if he wants to do right by his dog in hot weather. These are relatively simple chores, well worth the little trouble and expense entailed

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Are We Making Their lives Too Easy?

Pages: 14, 94, 95

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Are We Making Their lives Too Easy?

THE privilege of driving a car he could not possibly buy, at the risk of injury to others which he could not hope to recompense, at an age when he is able to earn little more than the money to pay for the gasoline-- is this of benefit to a boy?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: THE DIARY OF A Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 17, 18, 137, 138

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THE DIARY OF A Plain Dirt Gardener

July 1 Just as twilight changed to darkness, I came driving up to our garage, home from a long business trip of more than two weeks. My, I was glad to get back.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Dye Flowers to Match Your Room

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Dye Flowers to Match Your Room

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: GARDEN CLINIC

Pages: 23, 133, 139

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GARDEN CLINIC

A LATE September sowing won't need to be transplanted this fall. A November sowing won't get up until spring. But it's from the July land August seeds that I get plants surest to winter over and start blooming in April.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: I Wish I Had Never Come to America!

Pages: 25, 98, 99

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I Wish I Had Never Come to America!

I WAS never so glad in my life to get anywhere as to San Francisco that foggy September morning in 1944. Partly because I was sick of two weeks on an overcrowded liner carrying nine or more of us Australian war brides in every bulging cabin designed for two.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Our Daughter May lever Be President

Pages: 29, 30

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Our Daughter May lever Be President

WE BUILT a log cabin for our honeymoon. We intended later to convert it into a beach house. We never intended to live in it permanently.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Who Lived There?

Pages: 30, 137

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Who Lived There?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Don't Let Them Tell You We're All Going Crazy!

Pages: 33, 122, 124

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Don't Let Them Tell You We're All Going Crazy!

ARE we all going quietly mad? Are you neurotic now? And if you are, does it mean that tomorrow you'll be psychotic, schizophrenic, or a victim of senile dementia?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Wake Up to a Brighter Bedroom

Pages: 34, 35

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Wake Up to a Brighter Bedroom

I'M all out for joyous bedrooms. Rooms that make you want to sing when you wake up and smile at a day full of ordinary household tasks. Rooms that make you want to turn in early with a good book, then stop a minute and admire before you turn out the light.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Dress Up Your Fresh-Air Meals

Pages: 36, 37, 79, 80, 83

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Dress Up Your Fresh-Air Meals

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: They Put Their Walls in Storage

Pages: 38, 39, 128, 129

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They Put Their Walls in Storage

IN THE small homes that are being built this summer, adequate storage space can mean the difference between convenient, leisurely living and day-to-day chaos.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Let's Go Somewhere Cool!

Pages: 40, 41, 108, 111

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Let's Go Somewhere Cool!

"I LOVE hot weather," says your neighbor, and flexes his muscles while you wilt. Don't hate him. Emotion only makes you hotter.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Open Planning makes a small home seem larger

Pages: 42, 43, 112, 113, 116, 117

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Open Planning makes a small home seem larger

BACK in grandpa's day, stiff collars and boned corsets were the thing. Manners were stiff, too. And the stiff formality of homes was but a reflection of the times.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Open Planning brings the outdoors in

Pages: 44, 45, 108

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Open Planning brings the outdoors in

TO MANY families, the most important advantage of open planning is a new intimacy with outdoor areas. We're beginning to escape from imprisonment in our homes, not just occasionally but every day. We're moving outside, both physically and visually.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: It's is easy with these combinations to Boost Summer Bloom to an All-Time High

Pages: 46, 47, 48, 83

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It's is easy with these combinations to Boost Summer Bloom to an All-Time High

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: but look at it now!

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but look at it now!

IN SHEER desperation the Julian Kramers of Highland Park, Illinois, bought the homely brick house on Sheridan Road. It was the right size-- and besides, they had to have a house. (The one in which they were living had been sold out from under them.)

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: A New Face--A New Home

Pages: 52, 53

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A New Face--A New Home

PLANNING a remodeling is like window shopping. You see many things you like, it doesn't cost you a cent, and it's fun to dream. Dreams don't have to face the harsh facts of cost. But when it comes to putting cash on the line, you'll need good advice.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Guest Rooms in Disguise

Pages: 54, 55, 56

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Guest Rooms in Disguise

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: GROWING PAINS

Page: 67

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GROWING PAINS

I was all dressed up to go to a party. I secretly thought I looked rather nice and even a bit pretty. However, I walked into the kitchen and said to our colored cook, "Did you ever see anyone in such an ugly dress and looking so tacky?" I was fishing for a big compliment.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: $70 Prize Money

Pages: 70, 76

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$70 Prize Money

New recipe contest awards $70 to cooks with February party-refreshment ideas and hearty meat-pie recipes. Ten dollars goes to you if you send the top winner; $3 if you're one of 20 other winners. Maybe you'll be one of the eight on Cooks' Round Table in February, with your name and recipe minted under a glamorous photograph of your dish.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: S.O.S

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S.O.S

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: WHERE TO GET IT

Page: 92

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WHERE TO GET IT

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: ELJER CO.

Page: 100

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ELJER CO.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Don't Take It So Hard!

Pages: 100, 101, 102, 104, 105

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Don't Take It So Hard!

MANY people living on the east and west coasts have never used hard water. Others, living in the Middle West and Southwest, have never known soft water. If you're in the latter group, there's no reason why you can't have the water in your home softened.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: This Is Duncan Phyfe

Page: 106

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This Is Duncan Phyfe

DUNCAN PHYFE is the first of the name furniture designers that America can claim as her own. Tho he was born in Scotland (1768), he came to this country when only 15. Within a year he was at work in Albany, New York, as a cabinetmaker. While still a young man, he launched his own business in New York City.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: How to Butcher a House Plan

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How to Butcher a House Plan

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: JULY GARDEN GUIDE

Page: 132

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JULY GARDEN GUIDE

IRIS will have died down by the latter part of the month. If there are borers in the fat "roots," divide the plants and set out only the good pieces. Each division should contain a chunk of the thick "root," and some fine roots. Dust the whole piece with dry arsenate of lead to prevent a new invasion. DDT sprays can be used about once a month for continued control (see May, page 221). Don't plant too deeply: Merely get the fleshy part of the "root" into the soil.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Hay Fever Here's How to Breathe Easier This Summer

Pages: 134, 135

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Hay Fever Here's How to Breathe Easier This Summer

LIKE people in many another American city, residents of Muskegon, Michigan, each summer had sneezed, grown red-eyed, lost days from their jobs. They had watched the daily pollen count soar, tourist and resort business collapse, be-bore the onslaught of hay fever.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Don't Wait to Start on Your Finishing Touches

Pages: 140, 141, 142

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Don't Wait to Start on Your Finishing Touches

IT'S the smart home-builder who makes certain well ahead of time that he won't have to skimp on the finishing touches. Too often, much-wanted and needed plantings are delayed because of extra costs that slip up on first-time builders. Or plantings are done in an inadequate fashion simply because the budget is already drained.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1947 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Since her children's teachers kicked up such a rumpus about salaries, our neighbor who used to high-hat 'em a trifle now treats 'em with more respect.

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