Date: 12-21-36 Life Magazine
Cover: Lord Beaverbrook's granddaughter in fancy baby carriage with old gentleman friend.
Contents: Photos of recovery of frozen prospector Leslie Bacon who died in blizzard at a claim high above Gold King Mine 25 miles from Durango, Colorado. Pittsburgh - especially the huge slag heap and the steel industry, Cardinals. Tattooing – color feature. London's biggest fire – the Crystal Palace. Two page center spread 1937 Oldsmobile ad. Star of Bethlehem in Hayden Planetarium in New York. Paintings by Peter Scott : Ducks in color. Radiolaria models in color by Herman Mueller. Newest movie queen, Merle Oberon. Union Pacific dinner. Bombing of Madrid during Spanish civil war. Antoine Hair salon in Saks Fifth Avenue and permanent hair waves. Flea circus and Herbert Le Roy Heckler. LIFE goes to a golden wedding party in Omaha with the J.J. Pelleys for Harriette and Carl Gray, special train. Nice full page Plymouth ad - $510. Photos of Leon Booth, Jr. 16 months-old getting his first hair cut. Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson and her royal beaus. Neat page of photos pertaining to testing of the new "Flying Fortress" Boeing YB-17 airplane. Striking seamen and photos of their on-ship lifestyle.