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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: 1956 Home Improvement Contest

Pages: 6, 9

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1956 Home Improvement Contest

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

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Unusual pets your family will love

Pages: 10, 11, 148

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Unusual pets your family will love

You can bring a new puppy into your home with safety, providing it is given distemper serum before being brought on the premises and then vaccinated when it is 4 to 6 months of age.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: JULY GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 12, 13, 14

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JULY GARDEN REMINDERS

Shrubs and trees: Watch out for Japanese beetles on roses, shrubs, and other plants in East and New England areas.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Flower containers with a touch of tradition

Page: 17

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Flower containers with a touch of tradition

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

Page: 20

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Latest Garden News

With the chigger season at its height, here's good news. Scientists at the U.S.D.A. Experiment Station, Beltsville, Maryland, say these pests can be controlled with any of several standard insecticides.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: The dining room's now a family room

Pages: 22, 25

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The dining room's now a family room

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: These FOODS are NEWS!

Page: 28

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These FOODS are NEWS!

Creole-style corn is the latest addition to the canned-foods shelf. It's tender whole kernel corn in a tomato sauce flavored with onion, and green and red peppers. Wonderful to serve as a vegetable, and you'll like to use it in quick casseroles with meat, seafoods, cheese. Delicious in chowders and soups, too. Packed in 14-ounce cans.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Summer care of your family's skin

Pages: 30, 33, 34

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Summer care of your family's skin

All the outdoor activities we pack into warm-weather months should make us look and feel especially well.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: More fun this summer

Page: 45

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More fun this summer

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Shade-how to have it now!

Pages: 46, 47

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Shade-how to have it now!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: These are days for cool living

Pages: 50, 51

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These are days for cool living

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: New outdoor lights you can add quickly

Pages: 54, 55, 120

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New outdoor lights you can add quickly

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: A stowaway screen house you can build

Pages: 56, 57

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A stowaway screen house you can build

If you build it yourself, you can be living in our portable screen house this summer for as little as $100-- depending on building costs in your area and the materials you use.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: TOYS ...

Pages: 58, 59, 152

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TOYS ...

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Three ways to see Colorado!

Pages: 60, 61, 138, 141

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Three ways to see Colorado!

Colorado's scenic splendor attracts some four million tourists every year. Visitors are equally enthusiastic about the cool comfort of Colorado's natural air conditioning which sharpens appetites and calls for blankets at night.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Travel tricks

Pages: 62, 63, 122

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Travel tricks

Last summer, a family of five took a trip by car to Mexico and spent $30 a day. This summer, they're going again. "But we'll spend only $25 a day," said Bill Jones, the father. "We've bought something called a 'motel feed bag' and we'll cook our own breakfasts instead of buying them."

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Change your ways with summer meals

Pages: 64, 65, 106, 108

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Change your ways with summer meals

Have the fixings of a meal in the freezer, and unexpected guests will toss bouquets at your brand of hospitality. Choose an emergency shelf from the frozen-food case at the market-- meat and chicken pies, shrimp, chop suey, ham, and fish sticks.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: ABC's of flower arrangement

Pages: 74, 75, 76, 77

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ABC's of flower arrangement

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Meals that travel on summer jaunts

Pages: 78, 95, 96

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Meals that travel on summer jaunts

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Frankly Fancy Long, cool drinks

Pages: 82, 87

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Frankly Fancy Long, cool drinks

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: The story behind your silverware pattern

Pages: 99, 151

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The story behind your silverware pattern

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: How's this for space-making?

Page: 103

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How's this for space-making?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: How is your home's personality?

Pages: 111, 124

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How is your home's personality?

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Easy fix-ups for salad dressings

Pages: 112, 113

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Easy fix-ups for salad dressings

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Easy ways to a pest-free summer

Pages: 131, 175

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Easy ways to a pest-free summer

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Keep your car looking new

Pages: 133, 134

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Keep your car looking new

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: A new plan for privacy on a city lot

Pages: 143, 154, 155, 170, 171, 175

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A new plan for privacy on a city lot

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Page: 144

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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 July 1956 Magazine Article: How to do your own paving

Pages: 157, 158

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How to do your own paving

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: More house here than meets the eye

Pages: 160, 161, 167

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More house here than meets the eye

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

Pages: 164, 175

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

July 1 "Hi there," called someone and it plumb scared me. I didn't know anybody was around. At the moment I was down on my knees setting out a few late cabbage plants.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1956 Magazine Article: Build it yourself for $30

Page: 165

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Build it yourself for $30

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

Page: 176

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

My overworked nephew, a recent college graduate who has spent a strenuous summer swimming, boating, eating, and dancing, complained to me that bad luck prevented his getting a job and earning money. And I couldn't think of a forceful way to tell him what my dad once told me-- that good luck is just a marriage between preparation and opportunity.

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