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July 11, 1938 Life Magazine

Date: 7-11-1938 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: Shirley Temple

Contents: Mummy of John St. Helen embalmed with arsenic, goes in carnival as body of John Wilkes Booth. Boom in stocks, photos from the floor of the Exchange. Rebel plane and pilot down over Spain. England outdoors- Nippys, Cricket, Grapes and a Duchess' four hats. Circus strike sends ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey home to winter quarters. Angry politician shoots at news photographer, Ed McNew, Knoxville, Tennessee. Babies of the rich and royal, poor and plain, includes family of Big Crosby, Japan's Crown Prince Akihito, Gosling twins of Tobermory, Ontario born 4 days apart. Photo of the "real" Alice in Wonderland as a child, Alice Liddell, for whom Lewis Carroll wrote his famous story. King Gustaf of Sweden and his country - photo essay. Great German paintings in American collections, including Albrecht Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Hans Holbein the Younger. Movie - "Marie Antoinette" starring Norma Shearer. Joe Louis wins at First Negro horse show. Harvard's James Fletcher "Spike" Chace strokes 1938's best crew. Mother and daughters dress alike - fashions, Mrs. Edward Latham of New York with daughters Nathalie and Mary. Geneticists make Plebeian cows perform like aristocrats, Mount Hope Farm, Williamstown, Massachusetts. A party in Tacoma's last trolley. Pretty Chesterfield ad in color on back cover with Grace Moore. 

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