Ladies’ Home Journal 1940 – 1949 Issues

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Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price ea

January, 1940

Elizabethan Painting cover

Not Available

NA

February, 1940

Mother & Daughter Making Valentines by Al Parker

Good

$20.00

March, 1940

Model in Snow photo cover

Not Available

NA

April, 1940

Woman – Cover design by Hewitt & Keene. Mr. and Mrs. Toscanini, Meet the Guthries of Dallas, Texas, Fiction – 3 copies

Good, edge tears

$17.50

May, 1940

Mother & Daughter Roller Skating by Al Parker. Mr & Mrs. Clark Gable, The Cases of Detroit Michigan, Cape Cod Cottage

Not Available

NA

June, 1940

Bride photo cover. Mr. & Mrs. Winchell, The White House Speaks by Eleanor Roosevelt, Early Cancer Can Be Cured – 2 copies

Good

$20.00

July, 1940

Mother & Daughter Swimming by Al Parker. American White Paper, It’s a Woman’s World, Gardening, Summer Camps, Charlie Chaplin & Adolf Hitler

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, spine splitting

$20.00

August, 1940

Girl on Swing photo cover. How America Lives, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

October, 1940

Mother & Daughter & Spaniels by Al Parker. To the Next President, My Son vs. Football by Eleanor Roosevelt, Home-Grown Garden

Good

$20.00

November, 1940

Model photo cover. Memo for Pacifists, Meet the McMillans of Bloomington Indiana, New York Fall 1940 Fashions, New Hollywood Fashions

Good, edge tears

$17.50

December, 1940

Mother & Daughter Making Cookies by Al Parker. Defense and Morale, I Saw France Fall, Mr & Mrs Alfred Lunt, “Murder Out of Turn”, by Richard and Frances Lockridge (complete novel)

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1941

Merry Christmas cover. After the Election, A Child and His Pets From a Doctor’s Point of View, This Is a Plotter – 2 copies

G/VG

$25.00

 

Same

Good, fraying

$20.00

February, 1941

Model photo cover. Nervous Breakdowns, Nursing Your Baby, Introvert or Extrovert

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

March, 1941

Ballerina photo cover.

Good

$20.00

April, 1941

Model photo cover. What Would a Nazi Victory Mean To America, Why I’m Fighting, Fashion, Fiction

Good

$20.00

May, 1941

Mother & Daughter trying on Matching Bonnets by Al Parker, Defense and Girls by Eleanor Roosevelt, “Dear Mother” by Gladys Taber, Diary of Domesticity by Gladys Tabor

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

June, 1941

Bride photo cover

Good

$20.00

July, 1941

Model & US Flag photo cover. Bette Davis Life Story, About Cancer, How America Lives, Southampton - Blitzed But Smiling, Norman Rockwell double-page color illus. (Girl sitting on Victorian Sofa) for a piece of fiction

Not Available

NA

August, 1941

Model photo cover. The Front Line Is In Our Hearts by Robert E. Sherwood, College Fashions, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1941

Red Cross Nurse photo cover

Not Available

NA

October, 1941

Mother and Daughter Knitting for Red Cross. Women in War, Camp Followers of the Army, Fashion

G/VG

$30.00

November, 1941

Model & Fur photo cover– 2 copies

Good, spine wear

$17.50

Same

Good, edge tears, back cover torn

$17.50

December, 1941

Merry Christmas – Child on Rocking Horse photo cover

G/VG

$30.00

 

January, 1942

Photo cover. Louisiana Purchase, My Kettle of Fish, Do Our Schools Teach Reading?, Broken Marriage

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good

$20.00

February, 1942

Model with Flags of Pan-American Nations photo cover.

Good, spine wear

$20.00

March, 1942

Mother & Daughter Skiing by Al Parker. Fiction, Meet General & Mrs. Holland M Smith, Meet a Coxwain, Meet Sergeant & Mrs. Daniel Boone, Marriage and War, Fashions, Food

Not Available

NA

April, 1942

Model on Phone cover. “Could Your Husband Take It?" by Bette Davis, Meet the Griffins of Lyndon Kentucky, First Victory House

Good

$30.00

Same

Good, spine fray, edge tears

$25.00

May, 1942

Mother & Daughter & Ration Books by Al Parker. How to Reduce, War and the Standard of Living, Church Garden

Not Available

NA

June, 1942

Dancing Couple photo cover (US Navy Officer)

Not Available

NA

July, 1942

Mother & Daughter Raising U.S. Flag cover by Al Parker – “United We Stand”

Not Available

NA

August, 1942

Model cover. Fiction by Gladys Taber, others, Wanted - 55,000 Nurses, Your Men in Uniform, War and Our Children

Not Available

NA

September, 1942

Female Military Recruit photo cover

Not Available

NA

November, 1942

Red Cross Nurse photo cover. Are Women To Be Drafted To? Budget Wardrobe, America Votes in Wartime, Meet the Huckleberry’s of Salem IN

Not Available

NA

December, 1942

Mother & Children in Sleigh photo cover. Christmas 1942 issue

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1943

Mother & Daughter Building Snowman by Al Parker, “Give Us This Day,” by Gladys Taber (complete novel), Stories of A WAAC, A Wave, A Navy Nurse

Not Available

NA

February, 1943

Valentines cover. How Britain Is Treating Our Boys & Girls by Eleanor Roosevelt, Meeting the Car Crisis, Bike-Buster

Not Available

NA

March, 1943

Mother & Daughter Changing Tire by Al Parker. Young Men in Uniform, Meet Supreme Court Justice Douglas’ Family, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

April, 1943

Ingrid Bergman cover. Fiction by Dorothy Thompson, others, Articles on WWII, Women at War in Great Britain by Eleanor Roosevelt, Meet 3 Army Air Corps Wives of San Antonio Texas, Fashions, Food, Interiors

G/VG

$30.00

May, 1943

Model cover. A War for What?, Junior Home Nurses, College on $300 a Year, “Navy Nurse” by Gladys Taber (First Part of Five)

Good

$25.00

June, 1943

Bride cover. Fiction by Gladys Taber, others, Fashions, Food, Interiors

Not Available

NA

July, 1943

Woman in Helmet, US Flag Behind photo cover

Not Available

NA

August, 1943

Model with Flowers photo cover.

G/VG

$30.00

September, 1943

Farm Girl photo cover. Fiction by Anya Seton, Gladys Taber, others, articles on Bombardier's Bride, Don't Follow Your Husband to Camp, Painted Furniture

Not Available

NA

November, 1943

Model cover. Fiction, Home Town Here Comes Home, Home-Town Canteen, Food, Interiors, Fashions

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1944

Woman with War Mail photo cover. Taps for Private Tussie by Jesse Stuart, Can We Win the Peace?, Fashions

Not Available

NA

February, 1944

Female Ski Patrol photo cover. Over There by John Steinbeck, What I Saw in the South Seas by Eleanor Roosevelt, New Look for Heads

Not Available

NA

March, 1944

Woman Cadet photo cover. Bach Aches, Divorce, How America Lives, Gardening

Not Available

NA

June, 1944

Senorita cover. Fiction by Margery Sharp, others, articles on Middle Classes, Ten Men Over Germany, How America Lives, Mexico's War Contributions, Art in Mexico, Fashions, Interiors

Good, edge tears

$25.00

July, 1944

Mother & Daughter Doing Hair by Al Parker. Mom’s the Banker, Returning Veterans, Baby Flat-Top

Not Available

NA

August, 1944

Model photo cover. When Polio Threatens, Red Cross in Cairo, Norwegian Ideal

Not Available

NA

September, 1944

Mother & Daughter Licking V-Mail Envelopes by Al Parker. Fiction by Roald Dahl ("Only This"), Greer Garson profile, Romantic American Paintings, Doughnut Girl, Why Is He 4-F?

G/VG

$30.00

October, 1944

Model photo cover. Fiction by Lord Dunsany, Gladys Taber, others, Food, Fashions

Good, edge tears, insect damage

$20.00

November, 1944

Model cover. Fiction, First Ladies on Parade, How the Roosevelts and the Deweys Live, Fashions, The White House, Food

Not Available

NA

December, 1944

Mother, Daughter cover by Al Parker. Rationing Shows Folks Up, Youth in Wartime, Fashions, Fiction

G/VG

$30.00

 

January, 1945

Model photo cover. Fiction by Gladys Taber, Vina Delmar, articles on Polio, Chastity and Syphilis, A War Widow

Good, spine wear, library stamp

$20.00

February, 1945

Floral cover. Fiction, The Soldiers Wife, How America Lives - Meet Ed Savickas, Combat Fatigue, Fashions, Postwar Room for Living

Good, tape on spine, spine fray

$20.00

March, 1945

Model cover. Roald Dahl fiction, Measles, War-Blinded Soldier, US Army Chaplain

Not Available

NA

April, 1945

Model photo cover. At an Army Hospital in Burma, The Forest, Romantic Paintings in America, Rose Arrangement, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

May, 1945

Model cover. Obituary for Germany, Meet a Student Veteran, Home for the Veteran, Fashions, Food, Interiors, Travel, etc. 172 pages

Good, spine fray, tear, library stamp

$17.50

June, 1945

Bride by Al Parker. Jane Barbour, How England Lives, The Sub-Deb, What the Women of England Think, Fashions, Food

G/VG

$25.00

Same

Good, spine fray

$20.00

July, 1945

Returning Soldier, Wife & Daughter by Al Parker. Fiction, Coming Home, From the Holy Land, Romantic Painting, Your Boy in the Pacific, Women and Peace, Gertrude Lawrence. 130 pages

Good, spine wear, library stamp

$20.00

August, 1945

Young Girl on Beach. Guerrilla Wife, Rheumatic Fever, How Italy Lives, College Fashions, Call to American Women, Food

Good

$20.00

September, 1945

Model cover. Fiction - "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" by R.A. Dick, "Not Quite Like the Books" by Gladys Taber, "Death of an Old, Old Man" by Roald Dahl, others. Also: Those English Girls, The Lessons of Dachau by Dorothy Thompson, What the UN Charter Means, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

October, 1945

Fashion model cover. Atomic Science and World Organization, Model Mother, When Your Soldier Comes Home, Hats, Dog-Chaser

Not Available

NA

November, 1945

Model in Hat cover. Guilt and Atonement, Demobilized Housewife, Reading Palms

Good

$25.00

December, 1945

Mother & Daughter Knitting Booties by Al Parker. Christmas Issue

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1946

Model cover. Fiction by Beryl Markham, Taylor Caldwell, others, Articles on Meet Three Career Girls, Fashion, Home Design, Begonia Hobby Window

Not Available

NA

February, 1946

Model cover. Fiction by Taylor Caldwell, others, Articles on Living in an Atomic Age, Handling a Bedridden Child, Fashions, Food

Not Available

NA

March, 1946

Baby cover. Menopause, Pets & Growing Up, Family with 9 Kids, Behavior Chart for Children, Fashions

Not Available

NA

April, 1946

Needlework cover by Vertes. Fiction by Gladys Taber, others, Atomic Bomb, Sunshine Bakeshop

G/VG

$35.00

May, 1946

Model & Butterfly cover. Fiction, Food, Fashions, Gardening, Interiors, Etc

Good

$17.50

Same

Good, edge tears

$15.00

June, 1946

Mother & Daughter by Al Parker. Meaning of the Nuremberg Trial by Walter Lippmann, Out of the West, Facts About Left-Handedness, Fashions, Holiday House, Food

Not Available

NA

July, 1946

Model photo cover. Fiction, Articles, Food, Fashions

G/VG

$20.00

August, 1946

Mother & Daughter Swimming by Al Parker. Fiction, Can Alcoholics Recover?, Meet an Overseas War Bride (English), Europe's Children, The New Woman in Poland, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1946

Model cover. Fiction, Canada, How Japan Lives, Are We Making a Bum out of GI Joe?, Fashions, Food, Interiors

Not Available

NA

October, 1946

“Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman” Quote on cover – by R.C. Atherton. 264 pages

Not Available

NA

November, 1946

Model photo cover. 260 pages

G/VG

$20.00

December, 1946

Mother & Daughter with Baby at Christmas by Al Parker. 248 pages

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1947

Renoir cover. American Art, What’s Wrong with High School, I Nursed My Babies, Fashions, Food

Not Available

NA

February, 1947

Model photo cover. Fiction, Litchfield Connecticut, Would You Vote for a Woman President?, American Art, Food, Fashions. 228 pages

Not Available

NA

April, 1947

Vase of Flowers by Cezanne cover. Fiction, American ARt, Red Cross in Memphis Tennessee, How to Become a Farmer, Fashions, Salem Massachusetts Architecture, Food. 304 pages

Not Available

NA

May, 1947

Model cover. Cancer, American Art, Medicine’s Fifth Column, Reference Library, Food, Fashions, New Orleans. 296 pages

Not Available

NA

June, 1947

Bride cover. Art, How to See a National Park, The Unwed Mother, Fashions, 24-Hour Room, Food. 278 pages

Not Available

NA

July, 1947

Baby in Tub cover. I Had Cancer by Mary Roberts Rinehart, Stalin at Midnight by Harold Stassen, Sitter Service, Fashions, Sandwich Massachusetts, Food

Not Available

NA

October, 1947

Model in Hat. Education, Mississippi’s Hospitals, It’s Hard to Work for Uncle Sam, Fashions, Andalusia, Old Furnishings, Food. 296 pages

Not Available

NA

November, 1947

Deborah and Nietzsche painting cover. 19th Century French Painting, How Canada Lives, Christian Dior – Bright Meteor of Paris Fashion, Inside Charleston, Food, Fashions - 298 pages

Not Available

NA

December, 1947

Mother & Daughter Christmas cover by Al Parker. Minorities, Philadelphia Fellowship, French Art, Southern Maryland Architecture, Fashions. 228 pages

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1948

Model cover. Faith Baldwin, Henry L Stimson, French Art, Shoeshine Boy, Possible Presidents – Thomas E Dewey, Collecting Old Glass

Not Available

NA

February, 1948

Woman and Children in Soviet Russia by John Steinbeck – photos by Robert Capa. Fashions, Food, Robert A Taft, Young Marrieds Interiors

Not Available

NA

March, 1948

Mother & Daughter in Snow by Al Parker. Small Home Design, Louisville’s Committee on Institutions, Teaching, Harry Truman, Outside Charleston, Fashions, Food

Not Available

NA

April, 1948

Model cover. General Stilwell Reports - Memoirs, Fiction, Platter Parties, Harold Stassen, Along the Lower James, American Provincial Dining Room. 298 pages

Not Available

NA

May, 1948

Small Girl & Kitten. Fiction by Gladys Taber, others. Sadie Hawkins Shindig, Senator Vandenberg, Fashions, Houses in the Park, Food. 284 pages

Good

$17.50

July, 1948

Model cover. French Art, The Alcoholic and His Women, Alexandria VA Architecture, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

August, 1948

2 Young Girls on Beach. High Schools, Shyness, Teen-Agers Do Their Own Hair, Connecticut Salt Box, Furnishing from Auctions, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

September, 1948

Model & Kitten cover. Cornelia Otis Skinner Autobiography, Woodstock Vermont, Reflecting Garden, French Art, 270 pages

Not Available

NA

October, 1948

Mother & Daughter Raking Leaves by Al Parker. Fiction by Pearl S. Buck, Gladys Taber, others, French Art, Sunshine Lending Library, Portsmouth New Hampshire. 278 pages.

Not Available

NA

December, 1948

Mother & Daughter & Baby Opening Gifts by Al Parker. by John P. Marquand, Pearl S. Buck, others. Letters from Our Honeymoon by Eleanor Roosevelt, Maine Pioneers, Fashions, Food. 196 pages

Not Available

NA

 

January, 1949

Model cover. Fiction, Do You Know Your Children, Fashions, Day and Night Room, Wyoming Lawyer

Not Available

NA

February, 1949

Mother & Daughter by Al Parker. Making Childbirth Safer, “Death Be No Proud” by John Gunther (Book condensation), Divorce Laws, Dental Crippling, Food, Fashions

Not Available

NA

March, 1949

Model cover. Fiction, Fashions, Taffeta, Kitchens, Portland Architecture. 260 pages

Fair/Good, cover tears

$12.50

April, 1949

Mother & Daughter painting Easter Eggs by Al Parker. Fiction by Nathaniel Benchley, others, How the New South Lives, Timeless Fashions, Flower Arrangements, Interiors, Fashions, Food. 262 pages

Not Available

NA

May, 1949

Baby cover. How the Journal Lives – Story of the Magazine, New Career for College Girls, Mental Illness Begins at Home, Summer Bride, China to Cherish, Food, Fashions. 262 pages

Not Available

NA

June, 1949

American Beauties, Profile of Youth, Fiction, Sex Freedom & Morals in the US. 188 pages

Not Available

NA

July, 1949

Model cover – American Beauties. FDR My Boss by Grace Tully, Fiction by Taylor Caldwell, others, Wivenhoe Park Essex Painting, Abandoned Girl, Fashions, Food

Not Available

NA

August, 1949

Model cover – American Beauties. Arthritis, Teen-agers, Teen-Age Drivers, Fashions, Decoration by the Yard, Food

Not Available

NA

September, 1949

Model cover. American Beauties, Youth in Brooklyn, Are We Richer Today? 232 pages – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

October, 1949

American Beauty Eileen Kennedy cover. Educating the Young, Ipswich Mass, Expandable Dining Room, Fashions, Food. 250 pages

Not Available

NA

November 1949

American Beauty Jean Fritz cover. Teen-Age Poison, How Reno Lives, Fashions, Kitchens. 264 pages

Good, corners off, edge tears

$15.00

December, 1949

Christmas Issue. Fiction, Road Accidents, Class of '50, Dancing, Food, Fashions, Many Xmas features - 196 pages – 2 copies

Good

$17.50

 

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