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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: To Mother with love

Pages: 28, 30

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To Mother with love

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Cool, quick shade

Page: 37

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Cool, quick shade

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: TWO STORIES: more and better space

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 55, 120

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TWO STORIES: more and better space

A two-story house offers many bonuses-- the biggest being more space for your money. Once the foundation is on the ground, it's usually cheaper to add a second floor than to spread out sideways. If it's a simple rectangle, you save even more.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: A SPLIT LEVEL that makes sense

Pages: 56, 57

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A SPLIT LEVEL that makes sense

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: A superb house on ONE LEVEL

Pages: 58, 59, 130, 132

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A superb house on ONE LEVEL

A one-story house has many advantages all its own-- yet people often build on one level for entirely the wrong reasons. Instead of opening up to a terrace, a garden, or a view, some owners seal themselves off in an ill-planned box.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: A house that's ready to GROW

Pages: 60, 61

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A house that's ready to GROW

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Here, the decorating does it up proud!

Pages: 62, 63, 64, 65

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Here, the decorating does it up proud!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: How lo landscape a split-level house

Pages: 66, 67

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How lo landscape a split-level house

Why, you may ask, does the split-level house need a landscape treatment different from that given other house styles? Our answer: Balance is needed.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: The smart gardener window-shops now!

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 71

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The smart gardener window-shops now!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: OUR NATIONAL LOVE AFFAIR WITH SAN FRANCISCO

Pages: 72, 73, 136, 137, 138, 140, 143, 144

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OUR NATIONAL LOVE AFFAIR WITH SAN FRANCISCO

NEW ENGLAND is where everyone wants to be from; San Francisco is where everyone wants to go. Almost everyone. Very often, people who don't want to go to San Francisco are from Los Angeles-- and as one San Franciscan put it: "Isn't it nice that the kind of people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there."

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Bake a cheesecake pie!

Page: 80

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Bake a cheesecake pie!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Chinese asparagus ... honorable vegetable!

Page: 82

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Chinese asparagus ... honorable vegetable!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: MONEY FOR YOUR RECIPES

Page: 90

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MONEY FOR YOUR RECIPES

SEND your best recipe for a holiday pie or sausage fix-up. 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 December. Winners of these 21 prizes will receive a framed Better Homes & Gardens Certificate of Endorsement and six copies of the endorsed recipe.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Dried beef tricks

Pages: 103, 106

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Dried beef tricks

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article:

Page: 123

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"Magic Touch"

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Get personal help at a Home Planning Center in furnishing and decorating your home

Page: 124

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Get personal help at a Home Planning Center in furnishing and decorating 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 which feature personal counsel in furnishing and decorating your home.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: What's more fun than this?

Pages: 127, 129

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What's more fun than this?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: BETTER SCHOOLS are up to you!

Pages: 146, 147

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BETTER SCHOOLS are up to you!

In Raritan Township, New Jersey, homes were going up so fast that schools couldn't keep up with the influx of new pupils. A group of builders met one evening and decided on an unusual course of action. They would build a school and give it to the town. They found a 15-acre site and went to work, 14 building firms co-operating.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: SAN FRANCISCO

Pages: 149, 152, 187

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SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco has made it easy for you to see as much as possible in a short time. A 49-mile drive, well marked and routed in and around the city, leaves out few principal attractions. Reasonably enough, it is called the 49-Mile Scenic Drive.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: CAMPERS: roll your own

Pages: 154, 155, 156, 158

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CAMPERS: roll your own

THESE canvas cottages on wheels now make it easy for your family to take a camping vacation. Any of the five trailers shown (or the car-top sleeper) will go wherever your car can go, and when you get there, open into an efficient, comfortable shelter in a matter of minutes.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Article

Page: 159

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Recipes for laundering Wash and Wear

Pages: 160, 161, 162

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Recipes for laundering Wash and Wear

Whether you call it Wash and Wear or Easy Care-- it's here to stay. Ask any mother! More and more Wash and Wear clothes and fabrics are being made and sold each year. And each year they get better and better.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: You can know the first warnings of CANCER

Pages: 170, 172

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You can know the first warnings of CANCER

You can't detect cancer yourself. Even your doctor can't diagnose cancer by just looking at, or feeling, a suspicious lump or lesion. But with your own self-examining hands and eyes you can detect some of the common danger signals which call for an immediate checkup-- in between the regular annual checkups which are the best means of early detection.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: The first Pilgrim community

Page: 176

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The first Pilgrim community

From an offshore island where they spent their first Sunday in America, the Mayflower Pilgrims peered across the water and saw what seemed to be cornfields on the mainland. Sick with fever and anxious to settle where crops would grow, they crossed the harbor the next day and made their historic landing on Plymouth Rock.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: How to choose and use SPRAYERS

Pages: 177, 178

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How to choose and use SPRAYERS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: THE DIARY OF A Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 179, 180

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THE DIARY OF A Plain dirt gardener

May 1. Tonight I finished moving the last of my vegetable seedlings from the electric hotbed to the cold frame. In this cold frame, too, most all of the annual seeds sown are up and growing.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: Are your children ready for SUMMER?

Page: 184

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Are your children ready for SUMMER?

To make vacation days the relaxed pleasure they should be, now's the time to be certain your children are ready for the coming season.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: MAY GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 185, 186

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MAY GARDEN REMINDERS

Starter solutions: When transplanting started plants, water them in with a solution of water and soluble plant food right after setting. This reduces the shock of transplanting.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: They call it the

Page: 189

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They call it the "Man's flower"

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1960 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 192

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

To have a street named after you in our town, you have to be either a president of the United States, a tree, or a subdivider's daughter.

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