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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Open a room to four view!

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Open a room to four view!

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Build these kites for your kids

Pages: 8, 9, 12, 14

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Build these kites for your kids

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Give your paving a sand base

Pages: 16, 17

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Give your paving a sand base

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: HERE'S YOUR Decorating preview

Page: 18

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HERE'S YOUR Decorating preview

Plump floor cushions of rubber or plastic foam make floor sitters feel pampered as a prince. Sitting on the floor goes along with new, lower coffee and lamp tables as part of the Oriental influence in decorating and our more informal ways of entertaining. Be exotic or practical. Try a stack of glamorous, button-tufted poufs in shocking Persian accents of pink, red, and orange. Or, pile up some zip-off corduroy-covered pillows for televiewing.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: A house for a family with young ideas

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A house for a family with young ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: THE FAMILY CAR

Pages: 30, 32, 36

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THE FAMILY CAR

If you-- like most people-- make a serious effort to stay within the posted speed limits, you must depend on the accuracy of your speedometer. Speedometer accuracy is especially important when traffic officers may be checking you with radar or electronic tapes. Experts say many speedometers in cars now on the road are not doing an accurate job of telling speed.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 39, 40

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Latest Garden News

Nitrogen, the most expensive part of plant food, may someday be produced cheaper because of nuclear fission.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: THE IDEAS in your house set THE VALUE

Pages: 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252

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THE IDEAS in your house set THE VALUE

Heating: Developments in heating have kept pace with those in planning, design, and construction we show on these pages. From the perimeter system that diffuses warm air from grills (low on outside walls) to the heat pump that pulls heat from outside air, all have this standard in common: even distribution of heat to areas that need it most (the exterior walls).

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Nature gets a chance in Hartford

Pages: 68, 69, 150, 155

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Nature gets a chance in Hartford

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Two plans with one purpose: Unbroken space for living

Pages: 70, 71

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Two plans with one purpose: Unbroken space for living

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: It's a house planned to grow with the family

Pages: 74, 75, 176, 177

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It's a house planned to grow with the family

To enclose space needed by his family of four, Architect Robert Schaefer designed a house they'd like to have, then sliced space here and there until it matched the budget and the area they could get by with. But, areas he eliminated weren't erased and forgotten. He left them drawn in (see plan above) and designed a very complete three-bedroom house as if the extras were already there.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Choose now the very garden you want

Pages: 76, 77, 78, 79

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Choose now the very garden you want

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Get hep to today's vacuum cleaner

Pages: 90, 218, 219, 243

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Get hep to today's vacuum cleaner

The modern vacuum cleaner keeps pace in styling and color with other appliances in this design-conscious age. It's also engineered to do multiple jobs and to keep up with the changes in today's living and cleaning.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Money for your recipes

Page: 92

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Money for your recipes

TRY FOR A PRIZE in this month's contest. Your favorite recipe for apple salad or dessert, or your best baked-bean fix-up may be voted tops! Two Cooks-of-the- Month will receive $20 each. Nineteen other winners will receive $5 each. Selected winning recipes will be pictured in the Prize Tested Recipes pages next October. The winners of these 21 prizes will receive the Better Homes & Gardens Certificate of Endorsement and six copies of the endorsed recipe.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: How is your family quiz game?

Pages: 126, 224, 225

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How is your family quiz game?

Has your daughter ever asked you if Pilgrims differed from Puritans? Or wondered just where in Africa Kenya might be?

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Design with your sewing machine

Pages: 130, 133, 147

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Design with your sewing machine

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Playing with fire

Pages: 143, 144

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Playing with fire

You read about people smelling smoke and then discovering a fire in the basement. But you think it will never happen to you.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Tapestry your machine can make

Page: 156

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Tapestry your machine can make

Design can be any subject that is easily expressed in simple lines. Choose recognizable objects like trees, animals; or a composition of shapes and forms. Tapestry's dimensions depend on its wall space. Plan size and shape first, since it affects both size and placement of design.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Should homework be abolished?

Pages: 159, 160, 162, 197

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Should homework be abolished?

"YES!" says Oren Arnold who has four daughters, ranging in age from a junior-high-schooler to the mother of his first grandchild.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: To move or improve, that was the question

Pages: 165, 166, 198

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To move or improve, that was the question

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Discover the new Grand Bahama

Pages: 180, 184, 185, 196, 197

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Discover the new Grand Bahama

As long as my wife and I were in Miami, my friend said, we certainly ought to go over to Grand Bahama. He was sure we'd never seen anything quite like the island, third largest and northernmost of the Bahamian archipelago-- and close to the United States. He said it was about two-thirds the size of Long Island; that while more than 4,700,000 people lived on Long Island, only 4,700 people lived on Grand Bahama, and that until a few years ago some of the natives never had seen an off-islander.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Workshop math problems

Pages: 191, 192

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Workshop math problems

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Secrets of success with accessories

Page: 194

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Secrets of success with accessories

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: RIT

Page: 194

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RIT

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: When a child has make-believe friends

Pages: 202, 207

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When a child has make-believe friends

Considering the fact that he became rather a humorous character, "Hookah's" birth was unbecomingly grim.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 208, 235

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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 March 1957 Magazine Article: Now men can't call yon a

Pages: 211, 212, 214, 216

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Now men can't call yon a "woman driver"

There's a new look to women drivers these days. And the fellows who have been making the jokes about them may soon be out of subject matter.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Here's how

Page: 214

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Here's how

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Take a walk around your house

Pages: 220, 221

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Take a walk around your house

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: How to know when your wiring's wrong

Pages: 226, 232, 233

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How to know when your wiring's wrong

Chances are four to one your home is not wired to take any real advantage of all that's new in electrical living. By today's standards, at least 80 percent of our houses are inadequately wired. And that goes for new homes as well as old. We've added new electrical equipment so fast during the past 20 years that we've completely outgrown our wiring systems.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Write your own pruning rules

Page: 230

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Write your own pruning rules

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Page: 234

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

March 1 My outdoor recreation was to put plant food on the lawn. This is exactly the right time in these parts to do it. The garden store had delivered the bags of it several days ago.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Plant foods

Pages: 237, 238

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Plant foods

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: MARCH GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 240, 241, 242

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MARCH GARDEN REMINDERS

Lawns: Rake lawns to clean out dead leaves and last year's dried grass. Clean off twigs and other trash which may harbor slugs or insects-- burn litter as a precaution against disease spread.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: Can your house plan pass this test?

Pages: 244, 245, 257

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Can your house plan pass this test?

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1957 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 258

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Our Rosie and some of her pals came in from a movie last night after the rest of us had gone to bed, and we heard them go into the kitchen, their favorite hangout. Their teen-age lingo was over my head, but I understood the two minutes of silence perfectly. It was that half of our blueberry pie disappearing.

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