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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: JULY GARDEN REMINDERS: Now's the time to. . .

Pages: 14, 15, 17

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JULY GARDEN REMINDERS: Now's the time to. . .

Adjust your mower to a height of 2 inches to give lawn a better chance to withstand hot weather. Make the last planting of gladiolus bulbs for late-fall bloom. Spray glads weekly with malathion or DDT to control thrips.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 18, 20

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

July 1 "Are those lilies still in bloom?" asked Maggie at breakfast. "I never did cut any."

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: NEW HOPE in the war against CANCER

Pages: 23, 24, 26, 111

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NEW HOPE in the war against CANCER

Medical science is closing in on cancer. A look at the best and newest reports from researchers makes that clear.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Just what is a good house?

Pages: 28, 134, 135, 136, 146, 147

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Just what is a good house?

There are picturesque and dream-drenched definitions of a good house. But better, there are actual houses that are definitions in themselves-- like Five Star Home No. 2407.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: What's happened to Independence Day?

Pages: 43, 142

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What's happened to Independence Day?

What was Washington's army like? I could not have seen it. But I can quote someone who did. The year was 1924, the Fourth of July, and the little old lady sitting with me on the porch of her home in Emporia, Kansas, was my grandmother, then in her middle 90's, and living largely in her past, rather than with us in the comfortable Coolidge administration.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Our house is the way we live

Pages: 46, 47, 48, 49, 100, 101, 102

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Our house is the way we live

When we took our housing ideas to Van Evera Bailey, it was no hit-or-miss matter. We had spent months studying houses and searching for the architect who could do justice to our land, high in the western hills, 1,000 feet above Portland, Oregon.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Mighty proud, this workshop

Pages: 50, 51, 123, 124

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Mighty proud, this workshop

The little cubbyhole back of the furnace turned out not to be big enough... an old story with many a handyman. As need after need called for adding more and more tools, Charles Alft, handyman in Palatine, Illinois, began exploring his basement for larger shop quarters.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: The West nobody knows

Pages: 52, 53, 103, 104, 106, 108, 111

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The West nobody knows

All the wild beauty and romantic past of the West is not confined to national parks and famous tourist attractions. Every year, thousands of travelers whiz by on main highways, missing some of the best by only a few miles.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Protein plan for weight watchers

Pages: 54, 95

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Protein plan for weight watchers

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Meat's your best bet

Pages: 54, 55

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Meat's your best bet

It offers you best-quality protein in liberal amounts, as well as B vitamins, iron, and other minerals, to boot.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: How to add space to a small house

Pages: 56, 57, 58, 59, 112

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How to add space to a small house

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Here's a houseful of built-in ideas

Pages: 64, 65

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Here's a houseful of built-in ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: From the wreckage, safer cars!

Pages: 66, 67, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151

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From the wreckage, safer cars!

Why are the occupants of two cars involved in an accident at 40 miles per hour-- or less-- crippled or killed, while people traveling at twice that speed often survive the crash? Is it fate or luck?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Here's how you fasten metals together

Pages: 117, 118

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Here's how you fasten metals together

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Keep an eye on your dog

Pages: 130, 131, 151

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Keep an eye on your dog

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Weeds in your lawn?

Page: 132

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Weeds in your lawn?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Garden tips for vacationers

Pages: 139, 140

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Garden tips for vacationers

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Article

Pages: 143, 144

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: Have you heard the Latest Garden News?

Page: 145

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Have you heard the Latest Garden News?

A new use for that potent weed killer, 2,4,5-T, has been discovered by the University of California's Davis Research Station.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1954 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 156

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Wish I could find that book on child psychology that says it's wrong to bring up anything unpleasant at bedtime. I want to find out whether that includes those limburger-and-onion sandwiches my kids sneak upstairs in their pajama pockets.

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