LIFE

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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

Speaking of pictures, best selling faces and figures
2
Models (Persons)
What makes the economy tick?
7
Wealth, United States (Economic policy)
$15,000 trade secrets house
8
Houses
Businessman leaves for government service
17
Winthrop Williams Aldrich; 1885-1974
Brownout in the Northwest
18
Electric power (Northwestern States)
More food for less work
62
Production, Agricultural
New animals, new birds
66
Breeding, Poultry (Breeding)
Harvest machines
68
Harvesting machinery
War against wheat rust
70
Rusts (Botany)
Things to come
72
Agricultural research

Witness's ordeal
20
Anthony DeVincenzo; d. 1983, Longshore workers, New York (N.Y.) (Crime)
Disaster on the sleigh ride
22
Aviation (Accidents)
Man quits flying, then he flies home
24
Frank RIGGENBACH, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
Reign of chemistry
29
Monsanto Company, Chemical industry
Industry's biggest money-maker is textiles
34
Textile fibers, Synthetic
Researchers run a race for new products
38
Chemical research
Pbe's
43
Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration
What have we got here?
46
Progress, Prosperity, Social change, United States (Economic conditions)
Portraits of basic tools
59
Machine tools
Working wives
74
Married women (Employment)
Artists look at U.S. industry
78
Painting, United States (Industries)
This picture was taken at two millionths of one second
82
Compressors, Titanium alloys
Company of smiling employes
84
Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Industrial relations
Where do we go from here?
86
Business conditions, Economic forecasting, United States (Economic conditions)
Money-makers of a new era
94
Business, Manufacturing industries
Boat business at high tide
98
Boats and boating
Life looks in on closed-circuit tv
100
Closed circuit television (Motion picture theater use), Motion pictures and television

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