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LIFE MAGAZINE
January 17, 1938
 
 
September 26, 1938
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March 20 1939
 
May 8, 1939
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November 9, 1942
 
October 8, 1945
 
August12, 1946
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December 11, 1950
 
April 30, 1951
June 15, 1953
 
May 30, 1955
 
March 5, 1956
 
 
May 13, 1957
 
June 3, 1957
 
April 27, 1959
 
November 2, 1959
 
January 18, 1960
 
 
June 11, 1971
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1985 Card
Fall 1990
 
May 1997
 
America The Beautiful, 100 Places to See in Your Lifetime (2007)

 

 
YEAR TITLE AUTHOR DESCRIPTION PAGES ST#
1938 Life Magazine - January 17, 1938  (Published weekly by Time Inc., New York) Architectural Forum Full page Ad: “The Architectural Forum has the honor to announce the publication of an entire issue written and designed by and devoted to the new and unpublished work of Frank Lloyd Wright.”  Ad for January issue.  $2 per copy.  Includes one photograph by Henrich Blessing.  Original cover price 10 cents.  10.5 x 14. P Inside Front Cover 0457.03.0307
1938Life9-38 2.jpg (6769 bytes) Life Magazine - September 26, 1938 Frank Lloyd Wright "Modern" house for Blackbourns of Minneapolis: If you earn $5,000-6,000 you can build one like it.   Related Book: The 1940 Book of Small Houses (1938) Pp 56, 60-61 0447.00.0900
1939life 5-39 2.jpg (5629 bytes) Life Magazine - May 8 1939 Anonymous Johnson Wax Bldg Pp 15-17 0489.00.0700
1939 Life Magazine - March 20 1939 (Published weekly by Time Inc., Chicago, IL) Anonymous “Life Presents Landscapes and a Garden Calendar for Life’s Houses.”  Follow-up to Life’s September 26, 1938 Issue.  Includes eight illustrations, one of which is Wright’s “Modern for $5,000-$6,000 income”.  Original cover price 10c.  10.5 x 14. Pg 24-26 0489.01.1006
1942 Life Magazine - November 9, 1942 Anonymous Midwesterners Stay Calm in Critical Times.  Photo and caption about Wright.    (Sweeney 592) Pp 109 0592.00.0302
1945 Life Magazine - October 8, 1945 Anonymous Speaking of Pictures, New Art Museum... Guggenheim Pp 12-13, 15 0645.00.0200
1946Life8-46 2.jpg (6406 bytes) Life Magazine - August 12, 1946 Sargent, Winthrop Frank Lloyd Wright: The titan of modern architecture still flings his houses and his insults at backward colleagues Pp 84-96 0676.00.0401
1950 Life Magazine - December 11, 1950 Anonymous "Speaking of Pictures": Johnson’s new ‘Heliolab’ makes strange patters both by night and by day". S.C. Johnson and Son. Pg 8-10 0831.04.0604
1951 Life Magazine - April 30, 1951 (Published weekly by Time, Inc. Chicago) Anonymous “Speaking of Pictures... These show modern church designs.”  Caption: “Steep-roofed prow of Unitarian Church in Madison, Wis., designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, serves as the main part of the church, and comprises the auditorium, pulpit, choir loft and bell tower.  Includes one photograph.  Original cover price 20 cents.  10.5 x 14. Pg 16-17 0857.04.0607
1953

Life Magazine - June 15, 1953

Anonymous "Give Me Land, Lots of Land". Article mentions Frank Lloyd Wright’s receipt of Gold Metal from the National Institute of Arts and Letters among other things.  (Sweeney 943) Pg 48 0943.00.0302
1955 Life Magazine - May 30, 1955 Frank Lloyd Wright Ad written by Wright endorsing Life Magazine: "You have to see from inside". Pg 98-9 1147.01.0502
1957 Life Magazine - May 13, 1957   Wright Picks a Fight in Arizona: Architect scorns a skyscraper and offers a weird substitute.  (Sweeney 1203) Pg 59 1203.00.0302
1957 Life Magazine - June 3, 1957  (Published weekly by Time, Inc. Chicago) 1) Schultz, Gerhard; Rogers, Charles; Entwistle, Harold

2) Anonymous

1) Letters: “Wright Picks a Fight.”  Three letters published in response to the article in the May 13, 1957 issue.  “...is an example of Arizona’s gross stupidity...”  “Wright must think Arizona is inhabited by rockheads.”  “Wright picks fights all over the place and currently has the city of Madison in a dither...”  Includes update on the Madison project and one photograph of Wright’s model for Madison.

2) “Notable Modern Buildings”  Architects Institute picks outstanding designs of past decade. Includes caption and full page photograph of the Price Tower, Bartlesville, Oklahoma.  Original cover price 20 cents.  10.5 x 14.

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1959 Life Magazine - April 27, 1959   The Finale At 89 for a Fiery Genius  (Sweeney 1292) Pg 53 1292.00.0901
1959 Life Magazine - April 27, 1959 Jones, Cranston Pride and Prejudices of the Master  (Sweeney 1323) Pg 54-6 1323.00.0901
1959 Life Magazine - November 2, 1959 (Published weekly by Time Inc., Chicago) Anonymous “Wright’s Startling Museum Spiral.” Opening of the Guggenheim Museum. Wright predicted “When it is finished and you go into it, you will feel the building. You will feel it as a curving wave that never breaks. Includes one photograph. Original cover price $0.20. 10.5 x 14. Pg 81 1377.27.1106
1960 Life Magazine - January 18, 1960 Anonymous Kalita Humphreys Theater. The only theater designed by Frank Lloyd Wright draws raves at Dallas opening. Pp 75 1458.03.0102
1971life6-11-71 2.jpg (5365 bytes) Life Magazine - June 11, 1971 Wainwright, Loudon Guardian of Legacy  (Sweeney 1855) Pp 44-55 1855.00.1000
1985 "Life Magazine Remembers" Card from game - 1985 Mydans, Carl "Life Magazine Remembers" the Imperial Hotel. Card #53 from game.  Picture circa 30-40's 5 x 3 1985.07.0202
1990

Life Magazine - Fall 1990

Anonymous "The 100 Most important Americans of the 20th Century." Frank Lloyd Wright Maverick Architect of a Functional Form. Pp 105 1990.30.1104
1997 Life Magazine - May 1997 Allen, Jenny The 97 Life Dream Home: Continuing the tradition of the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright, His Firm, Taliesin Architects, Designs a home for today. Pp 103-132 1997.09.0597
2007 America The Beautiful, 100 Places to See in Your Lifetime (Soft Cover) (Published by Time, Inc., Life Books, Des Moines, IA) Editor: Sullivan, Robert; Copy: Gaspar, Lesley; McGaw, Parlan Fallingwater is one of the 100 places to visit in your lifetime. "Most children play in tree houses or wish they could. Or they dream of castles in the sky or underwater homes. As adults, we usually put such dreams aside, but not always and not all of us..." (Page 29) Includes one illustration. Original Soft Cover price $10.99. 9 x 11. (First Edition) Pp 144 2007.56.0607

 

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