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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT for the Better Homes & Gardens 1956 Home Improvement Contest

Pages: 6, 9

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FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT for the Better Homes & Gardens 1956 Home Improvement Contest

THIS CONTEST covers any improvement to your home and surrounding property. And you have 128 chances to win in the 4 divisions-- Exteriors, Interiors, Additions, and Kitchen-Utility areas-- explained in detail further on. You are officially entered when we receive a Preliminary Entry Form from you.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Florida's fantastic fishpond

Pages: 10, 11, 170, 171, 172, 173

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Florida's fantastic fishpond

The Greatest Fishpond on earth is a half-hour's drive from any spot on the Florida "Gold Coast." Yet it's a virgin wilderness to which the heron, the ibis, the egret, and the rare Everglades kite are returning, as the waters are restored by scientific control. And in that great sea of picturesque "hammocks" (islands of higher ground) thick with cypress, pine, and palm, among the deeper channels being cleared for the passage of outboard boats, among the roots of the very sawgrass itself, there thrive, spawn, grow, and leap to the lure, the thickest concentration of fish any sportsman ever saw.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Remodeling for street side style

Page: 12

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Remodeling for street side style

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Share in your children's fun

Pages: 14, 15, 16, 39

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Share in your children's fun

One of the things a boy or girl wants most of a parent is simply that the parent share his fun. This desire starts young. "Mommy play, too," the toddler demands, grabbing Mommy's hand and laughing with vast delight if she cooperates.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Seven reasons why your car won't start

Pages: 18, 20

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Seven reasons why your car won't start

Maybe you were already late for work that cold morning when you jumped into your car and pushed the starter switch. But the starter growled once and wouldn't turn over the engine.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: How to get Decorating help

Pages: 22, 25, 26

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How to get Decorating help

Read and clip magazines. In your magazine reading, you've probably found many good decorating idea you can use-- if not immediately, then in your home the future. To have these ideas on hand when you was them, clip as you read and keep them filed or pasted in scrapbook. Or, if you'd prefer to keep your magazine intact, you can refer to favorite decorating ideas by jotting page numbers on the cover or marking the table contents.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: You--as a JUDGE of people

Page: 26

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You--as a JUDGE of people

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Page: 28

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Latest Garden News

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: RELEASIN

Pages: 30, 144, 145, 251

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RELEASIN

When Mrs. M. N., 24 years old, entered Boston Lying-In Hospital, she was on the verge of giving birth to her first baby 2 months too soon. She was in her thirtieth week of pregnancy; childbirth normally occurs 9 to 10 weeks later. But she was already having strong, sustained labor pains every 3 minutes. Premature birth seemed imminent.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Here's an idea!

Page: 33

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Here's an idea!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: HOW-TO for the handyman

Pages: 34, 37

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HOW-TO for the handyman

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Fall planting of trees and Shrubs

Pages: 42, 44

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Fall planting of trees and Shrubs

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Change of pace for a fireplace

Page: 46

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Change of pace for a fireplace

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Two living rooms in one

Pages: 49, 50

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Two living rooms in one

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to me!

Pages: 52, 54, 57, 58

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It's NEWS to me!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: You can furnish with big, beautiful green plants

Pages: 61, 62, 63, 64, 65

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You can furnish with big, beautiful green plants

THE LUXURY LOOK comes easily and quickly to your rooms when you invest your time or money-- either will do it-- in suitable plants of the larger sizes. Have you tried it?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: How to understand yourself as a voter

Pages: 66, 67, 204, 205, 212, 216, 217, 239

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How to understand yourself as a voter

Did you ever wonder why you vote for one candidate or party --instead of another? Do you know how you make up your mind in a presidential election?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Dining turns to now tables

Pages: 68, 69, 126, 129, 130

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Dining turns to now tables

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: A Five Star home grows with the family who built it

Pages: 70, 71, 250, 253

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A Five Star home grows with the family who built it

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Make your house come alive with light

Pages: 72, 73, 74, 75, 147, 148

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Make your house come alive with light

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Here are dramatic gifts

Pages: 76, 77, 132, 133, 134

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Here are dramatic gifts

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Quiet and bold coverings set Smart new styles in walls

Page: 78

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Quiet and bold coverings set Smart new styles in walls

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Article

Pages: 79, 80, 81

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Frankly fancy puff pastry for

Pages: 88, 89, 100, 116

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Frankly fancy puff pastry for

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Caramel candy capers

Pages: 90, 109, 220

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Caramel candy capers

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Money for four recipes

Page: 94

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Money for four recipes

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Smart tricks with aluminum foil

Pages: 112, 187

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Smart tricks with aluminum foil

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Call on your freezer now for holiday help

Pages: 114, 115, 116

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Call on your freezer now for holiday help

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Leftover turkey? Lucky you!

Pages: 120, 122, 239

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Leftover turkey? Lucky you!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Article

Page: 125

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Here's what's right for writing

Pages: 125, 169

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Here's what's right for writing

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Use candles for beauty, brilliance, and glamor

Pages: 136, 139, 157, 160

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Use candles for beauty, brilliance, and glamor

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Christmas cards with a personality

Pages: 162, 163, 167

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Christmas cards with a personality

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Are you living on your own lot?

Pages: 164, 166, 173

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Are you living on your own lot?

Take the case of Mr. A. He bought a house in the suburbs-- not very fancy, a two-bedroom place on a quarter acre. He had to be pretty cost-conscious, so to save money wherever possible, he skipped having a lawyer check his deed.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Accent on attractive shelves

Pages: 176, 210

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Accent on attractive shelves

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Pantry-shelf fishing

Pages: 178, 202, 205

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Pantry-shelf fishing

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Tools to help you carve

Pages: 180, 181, 222, 223

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Tools to help you carve

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Divide and conquer with folding doors

Pages: 183, 243

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Divide and conquer with folding doors

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Here's the way to wire a living area

Pages: 184, 186

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Here's the way to wire a living area

We are living with more and better electrical conveniences than ever before. But it's a little like the innovation of modern plumbing. If all the faucets were fed from the same pipe, our water supply would come in trickles. So will the electric power to run your appliances-- if they're all on the same circuit.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: STORAGE

Pages: 189, 190, 191, 192, 251

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STORAGE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Your primer for built-in STRORAGE

Pages: 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200

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Your primer for built-in STRORAGE

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Gifts that teach young girls to sew

Pages: 208, 219

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Gifts that teach young girls to sew

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Get your garden ready for spring

Pages: 224, 225, 244, 245

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Get your garden ready for spring

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: More space in a small house

Pages: 228, 230, 231

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More space in a small house

In time to come, you're going to hear a great deal more about the mechanical core. This newest and most practical of planning ideas virtually assures your getting more usable space in the next house you build.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Precasting paving blocks

Pages: 233, 234

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Precasting paving blocks

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: NOVEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 236, 237, 238

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NOVEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS

Trees, shrubs: Be sure to water evergreen shrubs and trees deeply just before the ground freezes. This prevents "burning" of leaves.... Order topsoil delivered to mound around rosebushes for protection over winter.... Plant shade trees and shrubs, water deeply and spread a thick mulch around each plant.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 240, 241

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Nov. 1 What a wonderful sight out our windows as daylight came. It was the birds, eating at the four feeders I have in operation.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: SMART COOK!

Page: 242

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SMART COOK!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: How to teach your youngster to hunt

Pages: 246, 254, 255, 267

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How to teach your youngster to hunt

Days afield with your children will be memorable as you tramp the woods for squirrels in the tang of autumn, kick a snowy brush pile for rabbits, or thrill to the thunder of a game-bird's wings. And, in teaching your son or daughter, you'll automatically brush up on your own hunting and shooting skill.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: Lessons children and pets must learn

Pages: 248, 249

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Lessons children and pets must learn

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1956 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 268

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Comforting thought for all us parents --adolescence, like snow, will gradually disappear if we ignore it long enough.

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