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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Remodeling doesn't have to start with a house

Pages: 18, 21, 22

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Remodeling doesn't have to start with a house

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: We visited the Padua Hills community

Page: 24

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We visited the Padua Hills community

Many tourists are so anxious to get to the corner of Hollywood and Vine, they pass some of California's less-publicized points of interest. About 35 miles east of Los Angeles, just a few miles north of U. S. 66, is the little community of Padua Hills-- a beautiful and true bit of Mexican culture.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 26, 225

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Latest Garden News

A topic of conversation among workers at the John Innes research center in England is what to do with milk. "Drink it," say some experts.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: It's done with sliding panels

Pages: 34, 38

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It's done with sliding panels

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Is your neighborhood ready for action?

Pages: 42, 45, 46, 48, 265

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Is your neighborhood ready for action?

How sure can you be? Behind the warm facade of more, better, and happier homes, blight is inexorably ruining thousands of homes and hundreds of neighborhoods every year. The end result--something we just can't imagine in our neighborhood-- is slums.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Does your home let you take life easy?

Pages: 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61

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Does your home let you take life easy?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: The best autumn color tours in America

Pages: 68, 69, 123, 125, 127, 129, 172, 173, 287

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The best autumn color tours in America

The Adirondack region is one of extreme contrasts in point of time. The higher sections will have brilliant color late in September, as, for example, the Lake PlacidSaranac Lake area. Lower regions, such as Old Forge and Schroon Lake, will reach their color peaks 7 to 10 days later.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Follow Ike around for a day

Pages: 70, 71, 146, 147, 149, 184

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Follow Ike around for a day

On a recent Monday, President Dwight D. Eisenhower started off his business week with 26 appointments involving 42 people. Few of the appointments were related in any way --except that they concerned the business of running The United States Government. Between appointments, the president dictated 70 letters and memos, read 3 newspapers, studied the latest Congressional Record, and analyzed a dozen bills sent over from Capitol Hill.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Smart fences and gates add space

Pages: 72, 73, 153, 155, 156

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Smart fences and gates add space

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Here's a lot of house for the money

Pages: 74, 75, 194, 195, 196, 282

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Here's a lot of house for the money

This three-bedroom house was built in Seattle for less than $15,000. Even if you live in an area where building costs are sky-high, it should run well under $20,000. So if you're looking for a house in the medium-size, medium-price bracket, your search may end right here, with this month's Five Star home.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Look what's going on in ovens!

Pages: 76, 77, 78, 92, 95

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Look what's going on in ovens!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Easy-on-you oven meals

Page: 79

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Easy-on-you oven meals

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Jigtime broiler meals

Page: 80

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Jigtime broiler meals

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Breads from abroad

Pages: 81, 82

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Breads from abroad

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Apple-pie fashions

Page: 83

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Apple-pie fashions

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Baked desserts

Page: 84

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Baked desserts

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: So-good casseroles

Page: 85

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So-good casseroles

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Chef's tips...

Page: 86

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Chef's tips...

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Sausage-sizzling and satisfying

Pages: 88, 103, 105

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Sausage-sizzling and satisfying

Spicy, hot pork sausage goes hand in hand with fall-winter meals. It's wonderful to use for quick lunch or supper dishes, so don't limit it just to breakfast. There's fresh bulk sausage, link sausage, and the convenient cooked brown-and-serve type that's ready for the table in 3 minutes. Keep a supply of canned sausage-- links or patties-- on hand.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Snacks for October treats

Pages: 90, 91, 112, 198

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Snacks for October treats

4 maraschino cherries with stems With a sharp knife, cut off thin slice of peel from one end of each orange to make it stand firmly. For "hat," cut off thick slice, about ¼ to ⅓ way down from top. With spoon, scoop out pulp and white membrane from remainder of orange (save to use in fruit cup or salad).

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Money for your recipes

Page: 96

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Money for your recipes

Lamb and veal. Do you fix a wonderful roast with either of these meats-- perhaps with a glamorous glaze or a surprise stuffing? Maybe you have a special way of broiling lamb or braising veal. Or is your best recipe for lamb or veal stew or meat pie?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Tableware storage--knives to napkins

Pages: 114, 119

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Tableware storage--knives to napkins

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Start a treasure chest in your home

Page: 120

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Start a treasure chest in your home

Start a home treasure chest and save yourself time and money. Next time there's a sale and you're downtown, keep an eye to the future. Pick up linens or toys at half price instead of rushing to the store just before a shower or birthday and paying a high price because you have to have a gift.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Children and parents in trouble

Pages: 131, 132, 134, 150, 198

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Children and parents in trouble

You have seen the headlines: Accuse Boys, 15, in Theft of Car... Girls, 10 and 12, Caught Shoplifting... Youthful Vandals Face Court Charges. And you have read the stories ending with the all-too-familiar phrase, "...will be turned over to juvenile court today."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: What to do after an accident

Pages: 137, 138, 140, 142, 297

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What to do after an accident

No matter how you look at it, the smallest auto accident is almost certain to cost you some money. If you have collision insurance, the first $50 or $100 of the damage may not be covered. Moreover, you may unknowingly violate some clause in your policy and find yourself paying more than your share of the bill. Time lost may prove expensive.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: TV...

Pages: 145, 176, 202, 208, 209

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TV...

Television's impact on children has been tremendous. And, because of the fascination TV holds for youngsters, there has been some alarm about its effect on them.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Small rooms ran do big jobs

Page: 159

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Small rooms ran do big jobs

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Arranged for living

Pages: 160, 161

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Arranged for living

Livable rooms can be created with either Contemporary designs or Traditional furnishings. Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Morris, South Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, prefer Early American decorating. They used simply styled pieces that look well together to achieve the same effect as today's sectionals do. The ways they arranged furniture can help you-- no matter what type of furnishings, size of room, or jobs the room must do.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: From shanty to show place

Pages: 162, 165

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From shanty to show place

It was a late summer afternoon. Ames Ross had gone walking along the shoreline of Lake Michigan in northern Wisconsin. He was thinking of the site of a future home for his family. The warm sun reflected on the yellow sand of the beach, and back from the beach was a growth of brush and grass and evergreens.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: The old and new can live together

Pages: 166, 167, 168

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The old and new can live together

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article:

Pages: 174, 190, 192

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"Open-end" mortgage

If a shortage of ready cash is the only thing that stops you from making needed repairs or alterations to your house, there's a method of financing that might help you get the money. It's called the open-end mortgage. And you can get it with a minimum initial cash outlay!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Easy applique with iron-on patch

Page: 189

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Easy applique with iron-on patch

Draw your picture, cut it out, and iron it on-- it's as easy as that to "applique" with iron-on tape. The tape comes in strips or patches, in lots of different colors, and lends itself to any shape or subject you choose for your design.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Safe driving

Page: 192

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Safe driving

The smartest driver is the fellow who soon realizes that at times it is normal and natural for us to be in a hurry-- and that there are times when we are justified in wanting to drive for pleasure.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: How to decorate with plywood

Pages: 200, 201, 226

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How to decorate with plywood

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Get your house ready to paint

Pages: 205, 206

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Get your house ready to paint

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Rare wood is his business

Pages: 210, 254, 255, 256, 257

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Rare wood is his business

There's more to being a dealer in rare woods and hardware than just selling it to customers who wander into your store. For instance, it doesn't hurt business a bit if you know something about detective work, psychology, politics, the theater, and even how to play nursemaid to a lonesome cat.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 213, 282

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Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

When you're looking for ways to make your home more comfortable and attractive, look for this seal. It identifies the Belter Homes & Gardens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your home-planning problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Blueprint for a

Pages: 214, 215, 245, 265

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Blueprint for a "co-op" nursery school

At the age of 2, my Paul was a jet-propelled genius at locating ant paste, broken glass, and stray dogs. Precarious ladders and speeding automobiles attracted him like magnets. On our block, he had no children his own age but plenty of adults who were allergic to noise and uprooted flowers. The brutal job of policing his every waking moment was wearing me down-- and no reprieve in sight until kindergarten, 3 long years ahead.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: How to keep your motors running

Pages: 218, 219, 220, 286

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How to keep your motors running

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Details make a small room spacious

Page: 234

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Details make a small room spacious

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Make a tiny room distinctive

Pages: 236, 237, 240, 241

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Make a tiny room distinctive

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: With deviled ham you may--

Pages: 242, 244

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With deviled ham you may--

4 coney buns, split and buttered Combine first 5 ingredients. Fill coney buns and wrap each in aluminum foil, sealing securely. Place on baking sheet. Heat in slow oven (300°) 15 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Informal living all year long

Page: 249

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Informal living all year long

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: A 7x11 room packed with ideas

Pages: 258, 260

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A 7x11 room packed with ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Fish are for everybody

Pages: 262, 263, 264

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Fish are for everybody

What are some of the things to avoid in starting an aquarium? There are three major hazards: overcrowding, overfeeding, and temperature changes. Each 1-inch fish needs 1 gallon of water and 10 square inches of water surface.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: COMPOST...

Pages: 267, 268

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COMPOST...

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: Now's the time to...

Pages: 272, 273, 274

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Now's the time to...

Keep young trees, shrubs, and evergreens well watered until the ground freezes. If you want to plant more-- a border hedge, shade trees, entrance planting --this is the month to do it.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener.

Pages: 277, 281

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener.

Oct. 1 Well, this has been a pleasant summer day-- warm but not too hot. Big mistake was to stop at a seed store and then at a nursery on the way home. It was mainly to gossip and postpone the inevitable.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1955 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 298

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

No candles in the house, so I got orders to bring some home for my birthday cake. At the office, I snipped 18 of them down real short, and when my head lady put them on the cake, she asked how come. "Those," I informed her, "are for the years we've been married." And I never heard her sing "Happy Birthday" any prettier.

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