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May 16, 1938 Life Magazine

Date: 5-16-1938 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: Chinese Defender

Contents: Full page Studebaker ad. Hitler's birthday in Vienna. Pepper and Roosevelt win in Florida. Bombay's tower of silence. Surrealistic portraits are in vogue in London. Christy cut starts argument - the wave cut. The Shriners and their mystic rites - photo essay, a great feature article. Dangerous beanball, baseball where the aim is to hit the batter, in 1920 pitcher Carl Mays struck and killed Ray Chapman. Americans toboggan in Hawaii, on grass, not snow. Model planes - fastest growing US hobby. Great Spanish paintings in America. Explosions on the sun, solar flares as captured by the McMath-Hulbery observatory. The tower of Silence in India, where Parsi dead are taken to be eaten by vultures. J.P. Morgan and son. The Vanderbilt stables on Sagamore Farm, including race horses Adventurer, Galley Slave, and Discovery. Wei Wei Indians of northern Brazil - a tribe untouched by civilization, the healthiest race. Rachel Harris dives through burning gasoline into water. A couple photos and a letter pertaining to Jitterbug jewelry. Full page color Hiram Walker's Ten High Whiskey ad with art of wilderness fishermen, artist name illegible.

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