National Geographic August 1948
Norway Cracks Her Mountain Shell
Post- World War II Norway begins to rebuild itself, undoing the damage done by Nazi invaders. One symbol of the restored infrastructure is the Norwegian National Highway.
Down the Potomac by Canoe
Seven people in three canoes paddle and portage some 225 miles of the Potomac River, from West Virginia to Washington, D. C. , on a 12- day voyage.
Cane Bridges of Asia
A photo essay focuses on the use of cane and bamboo bridges throughout Asia.
Rhode Island, Modern City- State
Providence, capital of the United States’smallest state, but New England’s second- largest city, is like a modern city- state, with 90 percent of Rhode Island inhabitants living within a 15- mile radius of the statehouse.
Keeping House for a Biologist in Colombia
As the wife of a Rockefeller Foundation scientist, Nancy B. F. Bates has traveled all over the world assisting her husband, Dr. Marston Bates, in his research into yellow fever and malaria. She describes their life in the city of Villavicencio, Colombia.
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