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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Here's your Decorating Preview

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Here's your Decorating Preview

Matching fabrics or vinyl coatings for ready-pasted wallpapers add to their usefulness and beauty. Modern, Provincial, floral, or novelty-patterned fabrics match one line of papers for any room in the house. The vinyl-coated papers are stain-resistant-- most soil can be washed off with soap and water.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: What do yon need to screen?

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What do yon need to screen?

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

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Latest Garden News

Three new grasses will be available next year, all developed at Pennsylvania State College. One of most interest to homeowners is a creeping red fescue called Pennlawn.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: New victories predicted for medicine!

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New victories predicted for medicine!

Doctors from all parts of the nation met in Atlantic City early this summer at the annual meeting of the American Medical Association. Family doctors and specialists shared their knowledge, brought each other up-to-date on latest advances in medicine and surgery, and went home to get a running start on brilliant advances in medical science forecast for the next half century.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Schools without grades!

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Schools without grades!

If present statistics hold true in the future, almost half the children now in grade schools will never finish high school.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Bring your wiring up to date

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Bring your wiring up to date

Everyone delights in new electrical appliances that take the drudgery out of household chores-- that light, heat, and cool our homes. But are you getting the best-possible service from them?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: The IDEA HOME of the year

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The IDEA HOME of the year

What is the Idea Home of the Year? Better Homes & Gardens believes this house accepts the problems that beset every family in building-- from the first planning stage through years, perhaps, of making the home complete.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Lazy ways to a better garden

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Lazy ways to a better garden

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Look what you can do with one pattern!

Pages: 74, 75

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Look what you can do with one pattern!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Chicken favorites

Pages: 87, 88

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Chicken favorites

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Your dining room can work overtime

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Your dining room can work overtime

Here's a dining room that's now doing the additional duties of a television room and sitting room. Not too long ago, this was just a pretty dining room that was used only a few hours a week. With the new duties assigned to it, the entire house seems to be larger, with many of the living pressures taken off the other rooms. A large part of the success of this room in the Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Morris home, South Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, is a clever furniture arrangement.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Save time with these helpers

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Save time with these helpers

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Has

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Has "foxhole religion" really lasted?

IN A GRIM and heartsick long ago, death chattered out of coconut trees, and white Pacific sands turned a dull blood red, island by island. It is 10 years since V-J Day.

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

Pages: 154, 170

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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 Better Homes & Gardens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your home-planning problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Retaining walls you can build

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Retaining walls you can build

Keep your retaining walls low-- under 4 feet-- unless you're an engineer trained to figure stresses and strains. If the slopes are higher, make two or more walls stepped back up the slope to do the job of holding.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: How to teach your trees tricks

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How to teach your trees tricks

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Informal rooms can use these ideas

Pages: 172, 173, 174, 175

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Informal rooms can use these ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: RUST--how you can stop it

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RUST--how you can stop it

The scientists have discovered new ways to fight rust which are now well beyond the laboratory stage, ready for practical application.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Thumb-sucking-how serious is it?

Pages: 186, 189, 190

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Thumb-sucking-how serious is it?

Few things upset parents as much as discovering their baby sucking his thumb. This usually occurs when the baby is 2 to 3 months old, but may begin at any time during the first year.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Safe driving

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Safe driving

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: ABRASIVES

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ABRASIVES

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Try a get-together grouping

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Try a get-together grouping

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Keys to this successful room

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Keys to this successful room

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Children and flowers do mix

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Children and flowers do mix

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Furniture you can build

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Furniture you can build

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: We visited Oklahoma's Woolaroc Museum

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We visited Oklahoma's Woolaroc Museum

Palette-shaped road signs lured us for 50 miles to leave U. S. 75 at Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and drive 14 miles southwest on State 23 to Woolaroc-- Frank Phillips' wildlife sanctuary and museum-- locally called the "five-million-dollar classroom of Southwest history."

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: New faces for old fireplaces

Pages: 210, 211

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New faces for old fireplaces

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: A yard tailored for timesaving

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A yard tailored for timesaving

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Get set to solder

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Get set to solder

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: When your pet is a patient

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When your pet is a patient

Our cocker spaniel sheds hair all year not just in spring and fall. Her coat has a dandruff in it. We feed her canned dog food and table scraps, and she seems healthy.-- Mr. G. C., Ohio.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Loneliness for stay-at-homes

Pages: 238, 239

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Loneliness for stay-at-homes

Going back to school is anticipated with considerable eagerness by even half-hearted students. Those first days of school do hold a certain excitement-- old friends, new experiences, and swapping tales of summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Grass--how to feed, seed, water, aerate, mow

Pages: 241, 242

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Grass--how to feed, seed, water, aerate, mow

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

Pages: 244, 245, 246

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Now's the time to...

Start new lawns as soon as the soil can be prepared, and reseed old lawns wherever needed. Keep the soil dark with moisture until new grass appears.

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

Pages: 248, 249, 250

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Sept. 1 Had no more than sat down at the breakfast table this morning when Maggie had me up peering out the kitchen window.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1955 Magazine Article: Leakproof roofs and gutters

Pages: 251, 252, 253, 254

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Leakproof roofs and gutters

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

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Nine-year-old Bobby, son of the very-wealthy Thompsons, made himself a shoeshine box, went to town last Saturday, and earned nearly $4. His mom had mild hysteria when she heard it. But we neighbors have joined his pop in being mighty proud and in giving Bobby our business.

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