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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: They added a room that everyone enjoys

Pages: 6, 9

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They added a room that everyone enjoys

The David Hemricks of Atlanta, Georgia, felt they were through building when they moved in their new three-bedroom house. (We published it in March, 1953). Then their two girls grew into teen-agers. Each wanted her own bedroom, to keep belongings separate.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: What can you do about your schools?

Pages: 10, 11, 12

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What can you do about your schools?

Don Ross was excited about the new job in Boston. His wife Harriet had found a house with space enough for their three boys-- plus a guest room. But the Rosses didn't take the job or buy the house until they were sure that schools in the new suburban location would measure up to the ones they knew back home in Whippany, New Jersey.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: 4-H fairs in the cities

Pages: 14, 18

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4-H fairs in the cities

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: When you choose your preschooler's clothes

Pages: 20, 22

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When you choose your preschooler's clothes

Check these points so your child's movement isn't hampered or his skin chafed: Sleeves-- preferably raglan or kimono-type. If "set-in," armhole should be roomy.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: A sofa-bed for traditional rooms

Page: 24

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A sofa-bed for traditional rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Gay dress-ups for your bathroom

Pages: 26, 29

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Gay dress-ups for your bathroom

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Don't let small space cramp your storage

Pages: 30, 32

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Don't let small space cramp your storage

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: You can start a good home library on a budget

Pages: 34, 37

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You can start a good home library on a budget

A recent cartoon shows a young bride in a bookstore. She is holding two bookends about 20 inches apart and saying to a startled clerk, "Just this many."

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Decorative ideas for your bedroom

Pages: 38, 40

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Decorative ideas for your bedroom

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: They give away millions of miles

Pages: 44, 183

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They give away millions of miles

During the next few months, the nation's richest annual giveaway show will be in full swing. The winners will be the 30,000,000 Americans who take to the road every summer. The prizes will be de luxe road maps, detailed routings, descriptive folders, and a host of varied information to make their vacations more interesting and enjoyable.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to me!

Pages: 51, 53, 55

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It's NEWS to me!

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: A father talks to his son

Pages: 57, 122, 123, 125, 140

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A father talks to his son

Like most fathers, I have hoarded a vast sum of advice which I am constantly trying to transfer to my teen-age son's account, and which he-- like most children-- insists be retained in my name. Yet, there are many times when my son wants to talk to me about himself and his world and actively seeks my opinion and advice.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Here's an idea! where the big pay-off is not what you pay out

Pages: 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 184, 187, 189, 190, 209

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Here's an idea! where the big pay-off is not what you pay out

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: A house with space and style

Pages: 66, 67, 160, 202, 209

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A house with space and style

Can the popular single-level house, in simple, rectangular shape, offer the same advantages as a two-story or splitlevel? These advantages are, chiefly, more space for less money and effective separation of active and quiet areas.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Comfort--new trend in gardens!

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 71

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Comfort--new trend in gardens!

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: MEXICO-Three ways

Pages: 72, 73, 148, 163, 167, 168, 169

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MEXICO-Three ways

If you'd enjoy hooking a sailfish in the Gulf of Mexico; if you'd like to shop the fabulous silver bazaars of Taxco or the colorful native marketplaces of Toluca and Oaxaca; if you've always wanted to swim among the thousands of floating gardenias of the luxurious hotel pool at Fortin de las Flores; if, in short, you're looking for a spot where modern comforts and ancient cultures are joined in a setting of snow-capped volcanoes, tropical jungles, and mile after mile of palm-lined beaches-- then your vacation dreams are probably focused on Mexico.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: There's MAGIC in the new carpets

Pages: 74, 75

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There's MAGIC in the new carpets

See what's new under foot this season-- fibers that let you tread softly on their resilient tufted finishes, yet take spills in their stride, whisk clean in a flash. There are new textures, contrasting colors, a return to patterns-- sometimes coordinated with solid shades. Area and accent rugs have taken on new decorative importance, fill a definite need in many homes.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Let's go to the Flower Show!

Pages: 76, 77, 78, 79

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Let's go to the Flower Show!

When we're looking for sparkling new ideas, inspiration, and beauty, we hie ourselves off to a flower show. We suggest you do the same. You can study, you can learn, you can plan great things for a summer in the garden-- or, you can just look. In these days of anxieties, pressures, and threats to our way of life, it is more than reassuring to view and contemplate the undaunted persistence and imperishable perfections of Nature.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Decorate with tile for kitchen style

Pages: 80, 81, 106

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Decorate with tile for kitchen style

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Let's have WAFFLES!

Pages: 126, 128, 129

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Let's have WAFFLES!

FOLKS ARE DELIGHTED with hot, golden-brown waffles for breakfast, but remember how tempting waffles can be for lunch or supper, too. Even for dessert! Try one of our good recipes, or you can start with a packaged mixwaffle, pancake, or biscuit mix

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Treat four windows to low-cost flattery

Pages: 132, 169

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Treat four windows to low-cost flattery

Heading for ribbon and tassel trimmed curtain is made by extending ribbon into loops, and sewing on loops of curtain fabric.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: From a porch, a family room

Page: 134

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From a porch, a family room

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: How to have a dry basement

Pages: 136, 145, 150

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How to have a dry basement

If rain water or water from melting snow trickles into your basement, don't be too quick to blame the foundation. Chances are your home's drainage system is inadequate or faulty.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: If you need a new carpet, here's help

Page: 140

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If you need a new carpet, here's help

On page 74 you read about the new magic in carpets-- fibers that resist soil and wear, exciting textures and colors, new sizes that are easy on the budget. Here are additional buying tips:

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: The youngster who cries and cries

Pages: 147, 182

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The youngster who cries and cries

An infant's cry is part of his language. It tells us that he needs something. Tending to his physical wants will make the baby content again, if his crying was a sign of a specific discomfort.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: It's a mobile storage rack!

Pages: 152, 155

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It's a mobile storage rack!

What is the greatest shortcoming in your house? We can almost hear the cry: "Too little storage!"

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Put space to work with screens

Pages: 158, 159, 178

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Put space to work with screens

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Page: 162

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Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Look for this Better Homes & Gardens "Home Planning Center" seal when you're looking for ideas to help make your home more comfortable and attractive. It identifies leading stores who feature personal counsel on home planning, decorating, and furnishings problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: A greener, thicker, tougher lawn

Pages: 164, 203

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A greener, thicker, tougher lawn

No really good lawn got that way all by itself. With few exceptions, the quality of established lawns is in direct proportion to the effort put into their maintenance.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Danger Signal

Page: 167

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Danger Signal

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: How to repair a leaky foundation

Pages: 171, 172

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How to repair a leaky foundation

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Do you know about Low-voltage switching?

Pages: 175, 176

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Do you know about Low-voltage switching?

One of the outstanding advances in electrical systems is low-voltage switching. You may have heard of it as "remote control," "1-v" (for low voltage), or "multicontrol switching." All of these labels fit the product.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Two good benches built around trees

Page: 180

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Two good benches built around trees

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: All about ROSES

Pages: 192, 198, 199

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All about ROSES

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Tote-box for flower arrangers

Page: 193

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Tote-box for flower arrangers

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: Grass from seed and how to grow it

Pages: 195, 196

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Grass from seed and how to grow it

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 200, 201

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

March 1 "My, what a plant!" said David as he paused on his way to breakfast. He was gazing at the huge red blooms, mebbe nine inches across, on his mother's hybrid amaryllis in the south window. It was lit up by the morning sun shining through the cold outside.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 204, 205

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GARDEN REMINDERS

Feed: Shrubs, trees, and lawns. Use the same balanced plant food on all three, and water it in well for quickest effect.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1958 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 210

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Son Burton, Jr., wanted to know what Ides are, and why they threaten only in March. "They are parents who penalize kids that neglect studies for early spring baseball," said his mother. Fair enough.

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