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Contents

Speaking of pictures
14
Cable railroads, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) (Transit systems)
Balzac in Brooklyn
19
Honore de Balzac (French novelist.); 1799-1850, William Hobart ROYCE
U.S. reaches end of line in China
27
China (History, American intervention, Civil War, 1945-1949)
Incident on a truck ride
30
China (History, Civil War, 1945-1949)
Picture of the week
34
Athenagoras I (Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople); 1886-1972, Harry S. Truman; 1884-1972
Cave paintings
64
Cave drawings and paintings
Cro-magnon men painted their skillful murals with tools of stone age
69
Cro-Magnon man
Burning dresses
70
Textile fabrics, Fireproof
Beggar's holiday
75
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)
Finian's rainbow
76
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)

British crisis
34
Great Britain and the United States, Great Britain (Economic conditions)
Scramble for profits
36
Livestock shows
Bridge collapses in gasoline fire
38
Traffic accidents, Fires
Soda for pop
40
Mildred Riddle DOUGLAS
Britain's coal crisis
43
Coal mines and mining (Great Britain)
One-man ball team
49
Clint HARTUNG
Berlitz schools
55
Berlitz Schools of Languages of America, Inc
Street scene
78
Kurt Weill; 1900-1950, Opera reviews (Single works)
Human laboratory animals
81
World War, 1939-1945 (Atrocities)
Julie London
87
Julie London; 1926-2000
Red house
90
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Mexico in 1947
93
Mexico (Description and travel)
Robert R. Young
102
Robert Ralph Young; 1897-1958, Railroads
Washington social season
124
Washington (D.C.) (Social life and customs)

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