Old Vintage 1958 Life Magazines - Haiti - Faubus - Integration
LIFE Magazines - Pieces of American History
Like pieces of history, old
Vintage LIFE magazines were American's news source for the nation and world. This original August 11, 1958
issue of LIFE magazine shows what was on America's "radar screens" that week - the
top news stories, top world events, and the important social issues of the time. The articles, editorials, and vivid photo essays in LIFE
magazines gave Americans the stories and the pictures that helped shape their view of the world around them.
Issues of LIFE magazines presented America's state of affairs, and American's interests in detailed and colorful stories and photo essays that people looked forward to each week. Doing research on the Internet just doesn't have the same satisfaction as holding a real piece of America's past in your hands.
Front Cover: Bonnie Trompeter, a pretty girl, is now 14, just beginning to realize what this is going to mean. Her Her companion for a sail on Long Island Sound is Mike Witte, an "older man" of 18 - inside front cover: Heinz 57 ketchup ad
- Front cover headlines: The Wonderful, Wacky, Photo Boom - Two Billion Pictures this Yaer, Gavin; Tactics, strategy for 1965, Discovering the fun of being pretty
Rear Cover: Coca-Cola ad - inside rear cover: Old Crow Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
Table of Contents:
This Week's Events:
- A booming sound of - Click! - U.S. shutterbugs shoot and spend in billions as photography business grows and grows
- A Spur to Massive Resistance in South - Faubus victory makes it untenable for politicians to work for moderate integration
- Plotters take own pictures and then plunge into a futile fatal attack on Haiti
- A Look at The World's Week - Election brings an uneasy truce to Lebanon
- The Value of Zealousness
- The Sack and a Constituion
- The Magic of Color in Motion, Part ! - a famous photographer explores new dimensions, Photographed for LIFE by Ernst Haas
- The New-found Joys of Beauty - a pretty 14-year-old gets her first glimpse of what lies ahead, photographed for LIFE by Paul Schutzer
Article: 1965 Space Strategy and U.S. Defense - a prophecy by Lieut. General James M. Gavin
Theater: Tenting Tonight with Music - across U.S. summer songand dance shows thrive under canvas
Archaeology: Oldest mechanical reaper, dating from 200 A.D. is found carved in stone in Belgium
Movies: A Story of Hate Enchained - Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis play convicts in "The Defiant Ones"
- Cut and Shoot - a good place to come from, heacy-weight challenger Roy Harris' home town proves a promoter's paradise
- The Summit for Rafer: Johnson beats Ruusian rival for top athletic title
Books: Cartoonist has fun with feline puns
Television: A new role for Myoshi Umeki
Close-up: A Rockefeller gets ready - rare pictures show gubernatorial candidate
Religion: Record Rally of Jehovah's Witnesses
A Vintage Ads Collector's Dream List
The collection of
vintage advertisements in LIFE magazines, many of which were full-page full-color ads, was one of the hallmarks of LIFE magazine
issues. For Vintage ad collectors - this could be a treasure trove of possibilites.
A list of some of the ads in LIFE magazine issues might include:
Vintage ads: Full page color ads: Bell Telephone Systems, Reader's Digest, One-a-Day vitamins, Mennon, Old Charter Whiskey, Old Forester Whiskey, AC Sparkplugs, Evinrude, American Motors, Walker's Deluxe Whiskey, Sealtest Ice Cream, Borden's Ice Cream, Florida Land, National Homes, Ford, Miss Clairol, ETHYL Corp., Pillsbury, LifeSavers, Squib Pharmaceuticals, Buick, Avis Rent-a-Car, Chase & Sanborn, Chef Boy-ar-Dee, Schlitz, General Motors, American Airlines, Friskies Dog Food, Salem, National Bo, Mercury Outboards, Green Giant, Wesson Oil, Monsanto, Lord Calvert, Brown shoes, King Sano Cigs., Philco TV, Chesterfield, Coca-Cola, Ford Chevrolet. Pontiac, A&P Ann Page Foods, Kentile Floors, American Standard Western Electric, International Truck, Philip Morris, Ritz Crackers,Miss Clairol, Kraft Jellies, Esso Motor Oil, Campbell's Soup, Zenith, Douglas DC-8, Mercury, Wesson Oil, Chrysler, Sanka, Studebaker Champ Truck, Valiant Car, Calvert Reserve, Oldsmobile ...and many other ads!
You Can Own This Piece of History
This is an original vintage issue, with the original address label. It is in very good condition, with the normal wear you would expect from a 50 year old magazine. No detached, loose, or torn pages. The photos are of the original issue so you can judge it's condition, and it is available with Free shipping at:
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Old Vintage LIFE Magazines
Old Vintage LIFE Magazines are highly collectible for many reasons. Some collectors try to complete collections of every LFE magazine issued. theu are constantly searching for old issues they don't have.Others collect them based on topics, in this case they are looking for Vintage LIFE Magazines with particular content. Then there are people that collect old magazines based on birthday or anniversary dates, to see what was happening in the world on a particular date. Whatever the reason for collecting - old issues of vintage LIFE magazines represent pieces of history reflecting times and views of the past.