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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: I'm Agin Modern Houses!

Pages: 4, 13

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I'm Agin Modern Houses!

UNTIL now, I've always liked houses. I've held them in warm regard-- a little romantically perhaps-- as cozy refuges for the returning wanderer.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: among Ourselves

Pages: 6, 13

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among Ourselves

In This Corner-- We don't like to stir up an argument, especially in hot weather. But two men of opposite views play prominent roles in this month's BH&G parade.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Today's Radios Automatic Plus

Pages: 8, 9

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Today's Radios Automatic Plus

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Television Receivers They're Really Here

Pages: 10, 11

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Television Receivers They're Really Here

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

Pages: 14, 15

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It's NEWS to Me!

Folding doors and walls double rooms without sacrificing floor space. Living-dining areas can be separated or combined; kitchens can be closed off. Room doors can fold where space is scarce. Modernfold Door consists of a metal "accordion" frame hung from a ceiling track in straight line or gentle curve.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: GROWING PAINS

Page: 16

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GROWING PAINS

We, my sister and I, were born and lived for many years in Sumatra, the second largest island of Indonesia. Our first recollections of life are of tropical flowers, of coconut and other palm trees, and of kind, elegant, colored people. We lived in a nice white house in a lovely garden, and we grew up under the care of our Indonesian servants whom we all loved and who were devoted to us.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Back-Yard Show

Pages: 18, 109

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Back-Yard Show

WHAT child has known real excitement until he has had a back-yard show? Let it be circus, carnival, or a play of his own imagining-- troublesome and noisy, with much banging in and out and yelling and laughter and tears and arguments, and pleas for lipstick and sheets and pins and lemonade.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: We got rid of Poison Ivy Poison Oak

Page: 20

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We got rid of Poison Ivy Poison Oak

POISON ivy and poison oak have always been a hazard of picnics and hikes. But when the obnoxious plants started to creep into daily living at Corte Madera, California, things had gone too far.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: DOES YOUR Hot-Water System Leave You Cold?

Pages: 23, 25, 131

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DOES YOUR Hot-Water System Leave You Cold?

IT WAS getting late. I was in that pleasant state when bed sounds like a good idea, but I was too relaxed to move. "I'd like a shower tonight. Is there any hot water?" I asked hope- fully.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: The Valley Called Us Back

Pages: 26, 30

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The Valley Called Us Back

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: with sun white on the rocks and the soft lap, lap of water close by, you can forget you have nerves

Page: 33

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with sun white on the rocks and the soft lap, lap of water close by, you can forget you have nerves

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: UNDER $5,000

Pages: 34, 35, 36, 37, 128, 129, 130

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UNDER $5,000

AS FAR as home building is concerned, these postwar years are like the depression years of the early thirties. You have more money to spend now, but you get a lot less for it. So the family budget must be watched as closely now as ever before.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: It's Planned Around a Patio

Pages: 38, 39, 78

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It's Planned Around a Patio

WHEN you think of patios, you usually think of large homes with plenty of space around them, and a view of distant hills.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: SEX AND EARLY MARRIAGE

Pages: 40, 41, 146, 147, 148, 149

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SEX AND EARLY MARRIAGE

YOU know, I'd hate to be 22, and in love, these days. Because the fact is I'd have to be a magician to get married. How could I support a bride "in the manner to which she has been accustomed?" How could I meet the cost of living? How could I find a place to live? How could I train for a profession-- in a day when more and more training is essential?

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: It isn't the size of a house that counts

Pages: 42, 43, 44, 45, 116, 118, 119

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It isn't the size of a house that counts

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: This little place sets us dreaming

Pages: 46, 47

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This little place sets us dreaming

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: New Family of Furniture

Pages: 48, 49, 98, 99, 100, 102, 105

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New Family of Furniture

ARCHITECT- turned- furniture- designer George Nelson is a newcomer in the furniture ranks. A lot of people got huffy when he kicked over the traces a few months ago and scolded the industry with a few wellupholstered insults, like "uninspired," "tasteless," "antiquated." He even suggested that the average American has better taste than the furniture makers.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: The Governor's Never Too Busy!

Pages: 50, 51, 112, 114, 115, 120, 121

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The Governor's Never Too Busy!

THE endless battle with murderers and thieves was getting the D.A. down. He needed to get away from it-- relax.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: ABC's of Table Setting

Pages: 52, 53, 77

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ABC's of Table Setting

MOST families serve both everyday and company meals informally-- the etiquette books call it "English family style." This kind of eating can run a wide range from simple service to near-elegance. It all depends on your tableware and the food you serve.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: You'll Be at Home in Boston

Pages: 56, 124, 125, 126, 127

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You'll Be at Home in Boston

SlNCE your very first Fourth of July, you've heard, read, thought, talked about the American Revolution. So now you visit Boston, and suddenly it becomes real. They did dump tea into the harbor; Paul Revere did make that ride; there was a Boston massacre

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Plug-In Appliances for Lazy Summer Meals

Pages: 64, 65, 70, 128

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Plug-In Appliances for Lazy Summer Meals

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: The Guests' Shelf

Pages: 66, 67

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The Guests' Shelf

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: The Best Way to Freeze Peaches

Pages: 68, 69

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The Best Way to Freeze Peaches

YOU can pick peaches, all sliced and sweetened, out of your freezer next winter. And their flavor will be deliciously close to the ones you're picking off the peach tree this month. We tell you how to package the sliced peaches, how to make the freezing syrup, and the trick of keeping the golden peach color.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Confessions of Good Cooks

Page: 78

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Confessions of Good Cooks

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Use French Dressing for Delicious Seasoning

Pages: 91, 92

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Use French Dressing for Delicious Seasoning

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Enter Our NEW Recipe Contest

Pages: 94, 95, 96

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Enter Our NEW Recipe Contest

ENTER our new recipe contest opening today, closing August 31. Just send a recipe for an egg or cheese dish, or for your favorite coconut dessert. Write it according to the easy rules below. Then sit back and collect a prize, if your recipe is one of the 21 best.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Is Blind Obedience Enough?

Pages: 110, 143

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Is Blind Obedience Enough?

JIMMY burst into the living room, his helmet cocked over one ear. "Mother, I kicked a football thru the church window."

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Arranged by a Hollywood Decorator

Page: 122

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Arranged by a Hollywood Decorator

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: AUGUST GARDEN GUIDE

Page: 135

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AUGUST GARDEN GUIDE

AUGUST too often brings not only hot weather but too-dry weather as well. Be ready with the hose to help your plants thru the worst heat. September and October floral displays are worth an effort now. Most plants can recover rapidly and put on a big autumn show if kept from severe drying in August.

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

Pages: 139, 140

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THE DIARY OF A Plain Dirt Gardener

Aug. 1 Divided a number of old clumps of Memorial daisies and then set out said divisions. By late fall they will be good-sized plants for next year's bloom. These do best if divided every summer after blooming, and fresh clumps grown.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Garden Clinic

Pages: 138, 141

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Garden Clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: New Under the Sun

Page: 142

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New Under the Sun

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1947 Magazine Article: Thru the Shops WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENS

Pages: 144, 145

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Thru the Shops WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENS

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

Page: 150

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

In the realm of comedy and manners, some of us parents are inconsistent. We more or less enjoy the hard-boiled and impertinent gags on the radio.... But when our children begin to imitate 'em we feel a mild revulsion.

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