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April Fool's Day, 1948
Playing With Dolls. (1948)
The April 3 issue of the Saturday Evening Post featured an April Fool cover by Norman Rockwell, in which the artist had placed 56 "mistakes and incongruities." It was the third such April Fool cover by Rockwell. (The previous ones ran in 1943 and 1945.) Click the cover to see the list of mistakes. More…
Newsboys fall from the sky. (1948)
"Enterprise newsboys fall from the sky." Photograph by Stanley Bauman for The Enterprise (Brockton, Mass.). More…
Police stalk big game in river. (1948)
The San Antonio Light warned that two hippos and two alligators had escaped from the zoo and were at large in the San Antonio River. More…
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