Date: 8-2-37 Life Magazine
Condition: Very Good
Cover: Franciscan Retreat-Nun Making Salad
Contents: Wheat, including Jacob Meyers' farm near Lenexa, Kansas and lots of photos, and Eureka, South Dakota with photos of Solomon Isaak, Adam Preszler, Wilhelm Schumacher, Martin and Christina Grosz and others. Spitulism at Lily Dale, including Maggie Waite and Horace Stanley Hambling. Washington airport and boycott. Pre-fab house erected in 8 hours, Thor Hansen engineer, Walter Harnischfeger producer. Pilots do not like the small and dangerous Washington airport. America's Cup Yachts, includes some excellent color illustrations of early famous sailing yachts, plus photos of captains, others yachts, more.. Building of boat "Ranger." Movie of the Week "Toast of New York." Brazil destroys coffee. King takes castle. Iceland - photo essay. Nice full page color Ethyl ad for gasoline, with Herford cattle ranch. Excellent early full-page Plymouth car ad mentioning gas mileage. Full page Camels cigarette ad with Erl Roman catching a monster Blue Marlin, plus Gloria Wheeden and Clarence E. Dare, forest ranger. 60 Golden hours retreat for Asbestos Workers Union at Hinsdale Friary, including photos of Hugh Patrick Dunn (Chicago), Martin Fardy, and others. Photo of Fifield twins of East Thompson, Connecticut - six sets of twins in same family.