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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE

Pages: 7, 8

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YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE

Today, one economical insurance contract, called a homeowners policy, provides virtually the same coverage formerly offered by as many as ten separate policies, and at 20 to 40 per cent less total cost. You can buy one in every state except Mississippi and Oregon (where a comprehensive dwelling policy offers comparable insurance).

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: DOES IT PAY A WIFE TO WORK?

Pages: 11, 12

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DOES IT PAY A WIFE TO WORK?

Often it doesn't, particularly if you have youngsters at home. That's because a working wife runs up additional expenses and deductions that chip away at her pay check to the point that very little may be left at the end of the week.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: ARE THERE ANY SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY EVERY MONTH?

Page: 11

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ARE THERE ANY SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY EVERY MONTH?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW MUCH INTEREST CAN YOU EARN ON LIFE INSURANCE?

Page: 12

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HOW MUCH INTEREST CAN YOU EARN ON LIFE INSURANCE?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW TO GET THE BEST TEACHERS FOR YOUR SCHOOLS

Pages: 16, 116, 117, 118, 119

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HOW TO GET THE BEST TEACHERS FOR YOUR SCHOOLS

Teachers constitute a delicate subject for a PTA. One of the absolutely essential bylaws of any PTA is that it shall not be involved in the hiring and firing of teachers and administrators. An equally essential bylaw is that there shall be no discussion of individual teachers at meetings. But the teachers are the most important part of education.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: CAN WE GET THE SICK DRIVERS OFF THE ROAD?

Pages: 21, 22, 125, 126

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CAN WE GET THE SICK DRIVERS OFF THE ROAD?

Let an epileptic lose consciousness while driving an automobile that subsequently jumps a curb and strikes down three pedestrians, and the story gets front page treatment. The same coverage follows when a heart disease patient is stricken at the wheel and carries to the grave with him two other victims of a head-on collision-- or when a deaf driver, crossing a railroad track, has his car, himself, and everyone with him sliced suddenly in half.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!

Pages: 25, 26

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GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!

A report to the family man on products for the home, auto, shop, and garden.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: MORE FOR YOUR TRAVEL DOLLAR!

Page: 28

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MORE FOR YOUR TRAVEL DOLLAR!

The travel industry is cooperating with Better Homes & Gardens to supply you with free literature on any of the following trips or areas. Just mark coupon, paste it on a post card or slip it into an envelope and mail to Better Homes & Gardens, Travel Bureau O, Des Moines, Iowa.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: NEW PLANTINGS NEED FALL CARE

Page: 30

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NEW PLANTINGS NEED FALL CARE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: DECORATING WRONGS MADE RIGHT

Page: 32

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DECORATING WRONGS MADE RIGHT

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: THINGS YOU NEVER THOUGHT A TAPE RECORDER COULD DO

Page: 34

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THINGS YOU NEVER THOUGHT A TAPE RECORDER COULD DO

The uses of a tape recorder are limited only by imagination and inventiveness! If you confine this versatile machine to recording family voices and taping music from the hi-fi tuner, you're missing most of the fun and serviceability of this marvelous piece of electronic equipment.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: WHICH OPTIONS TO CHOOSE IN YOUR NEXT CAR

Page: 38

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WHICH OPTIONS TO CHOOSE IN YOUR NEXT CAR

Many "options" are more than luxuries-- they are necessities for safer driving. With power "helpers," you can devote more energy and concentration to the job at hand and can drive for longer stretches of time without fatigue.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW DO THE NEW CAR COLORS GET THAT WAY?

Pages: 38, 132

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HOW DO THE NEW CAR COLORS GET THAT WAY?

Not too many years ago, black was the standard color for automobiles. In fact, as late as 1955 it was a bestseller. But in 1963, black was down to sixth in popularity, with a large part of the sales occurring in the luxury and limousine market.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: THE TREND TO MAJOR ADDITIONS

Pages: 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 142, 143

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THE TREND TO MAJOR ADDITIONS

Big remodelings are going big. And well they should, for often a major addition can let a family "move up"-- without moving. We have long insisted that, for many families, large-scale improvements of the home can add wonderful new dimensions in comfort, efficiency, and enjoyment.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: NEW COLOR FOR BEDROOM AND BATH!

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57

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NEW COLOR FOR BEDROOM AND BATH!

They're here! Wonderful coordinates-- sheets and pillowcases, blankets, bedspreads, towels-- all sure to light up your bedroom and bath with their blends of vibrant colors and patterns. Wouldn't you like to wake up to this? Then take your inspiration from bedrooms and baths here and on the following pages.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: DO YOU KNOW ALL THE ADVANTAGES OF A GOOD SPLIT-ENTRY?

Pages: 58, 59, 60, 61

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DO YOU KNOW ALL THE ADVANTAGES OF A GOOD SPLIT-ENTRY?

You might find a better example of a split-entry house --but we doubt it. This one, built in Sterling Forest, New York, does everything right. The basic advantage it offers is economy. Raising the lower level out of the ground a few feet makes all the floor space there a bright, full-time living area. The cost is only slightly more than a partially usable basement.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: GLORIOUS SPRING COLOR--YOURS FOR THE PLANTING

Pages: 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 144

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GLORIOUS SPRING COLOR--YOURS FOR THE PLANTING

This latest in Better Homes and Gardens Selections series is designed to help you choose among the best tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths for those fresh, bright colors that will shout, "Spring is here!" Spring-flowering bulbs need cold winter temperatures to develop sturdy fall roots that will support normal flowering.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: THIS YEAR'S BEST FOR BAZAARS!

Pages: 68, 90

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THIS YEAR'S BEST FOR BAZAARS!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: VERY NEW REFRIGERATORS

Page: 80

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VERY NEW REFRIGERATORS

Available now are these revolutionary ideas in cold storage. They're trilevel, eye-level, tilt-out, swing-out, lift-up, slide-open, revolving wonders. Separate compartments keep foods at just the right temperature and end all tedious defrosting chores.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: NATURE CRAFT

Page: 96

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NATURE CRAFT

When collected treasures become part of his room decor, a child's interest in Nature is encouraged. Make it possible to organize and show off his collection.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTS

Page: 98

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HOW TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: BEWILDERED BY BLEACHES?

Pages: 104, 105

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BEWILDERED BY BLEACHES?

Well you needn't be any longer. We have the answers here on how to recognize the types of bleaches; how much to use; how to add it to the wash; whether to use bleach for colored loads and for baby clothes.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: ARE YOU UP TO DATE WITH FREEZING?

Pages: 109, 110, 111

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ARE YOU UP TO DATE WITH FREEZING?

Nothing beats the food freezer when it comes to saving time and energy. It's as easy to pack and store foods the right way as the wrong way. Know-how saves storage space, time, and money-- plus preserving valuable quality and flavor.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: INSULATION: THE HIDDEN MONEY-SAVER

Page: 112

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INSULATION: THE HIDDEN MONEY-SAVER

When you're planning a new house, an addition, or a remodeling, the key factor in saving money-- and keeping the heat where it belongs-- is good insulation. You could end up paying 20 to 50 per cent more than necessary for fuel bills.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: SMART COOK ...

Page: 114

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SMART COOK ...

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: THESE FOODS ARE NEWS

Page: 120

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THESE FOODS ARE NEWS

Food is a Bargain! The per cent of your dollar going into food is smaller today than it has been for years. And progressive food research continues to develop new products like these

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR ROOF FLASHING IS GOING BAD

Pages: 121, 123

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HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR ROOF FLASHING IS GOING BAD

Most roofs are complicated by the intersection of other roofs, adjoining walls, or other projections such as chimneys or vent stacks. To prevent leakage at these intersections, the installation of flashing is necessary. And here's where the problems often start, for flashing is the weakest point of any roof and one of the most common sources of leaks.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: TULIP TREE

Page: 127

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TULIP TREE

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: 10 OF THE BEST HANDYMAN TIPS WE'VE PUBLISHED

Pages: 128, 130

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10 OF THE BEST HANDYMAN TIPS WE'VE PUBLISHED

Here are ten of our all-time favorite handyman tips republished from back issues of Better Homes & Gardens. We have chosen the tips that we find ourselves using most-- tips you'll find helpful whether you're an occasional handyman or an expert with a complete workshop.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW TO GET A PASSPORT

Page: 131

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HOW TO GET A PASSPORT

About to take that first trip outside the United States? Wherever you go (except Canada and Mexico) you'll need a passport. Have no qualms about applying. Federal procedures, while they must be strictly followed, are comparatively simple. ...

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: THE FACTS ON TIRE GUARANTEES

Pages: 132, 133

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THE FACTS ON TIRE GUARANTEES

Most major manufacturers now guarantee their passenger-car tires (at all price levels) against failure from defective workmanship or material and from most all road hazards regardless of mileage or length of tire service.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: HOW TO WORK WITH AN AUTO INSURANCE CLAIMS MAN

Page: 133

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HOW TO WORK WITH AN AUTO INSURANCE CLAIMS MAN

As soon as possible after an accident, you should report it to your insurance agent or directly to a claim office, depending on the method preferred by your company.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: FALL MAINTENANCE

Pages: 135, 136, 140

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FALL MAINTENANCE

Winter is an ordeal for a house! Wood, metal, and masonry, as well as gardening and maintenance equipment, suffer if you don't take steps to get them ready for the cold months ahead. Now is an excellent time. The following jobs are easy, and actually aren't too time-consuming if you work out a plan and follow it.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: TIPS FOR TRICK'R TREAT NIGHT

Page: 141

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TIPS FOR TRICK'R TREAT NIGHT

It's dusk. House lights glow a welcome to the excited bands of witches, pirates, spooks, making their rounds. It's one of the big nights of the year for children. Here's how to make sure it's fun for everyone.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: SHOPPING BY MAIL WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENS

Pages: 145, 146, 147, 148, 149

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SHOPPING BY MAIL WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENS

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1964 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 150

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Christine's most prized and fragile antique chair has been moved to the second floor until the high-school football team's infatuation with our Rosemary abates somewhat.

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