October 1956

Volume 7
Issue 6

Features 

Dashing fighter, daring scout, this romantic trooper played a large part in Washington’s triumph at Yorktown

Rickety flight deck, primitive plane —

The Brewsters spanned an era and spanned it with style

He never did win election to the presidency, but his life as a farmer was happy and he had a great many firm friends

Cyrus McCormick fought hard to win the “harvester war”—and brought the machine age to America’s farms

John Roebling lost his life and his son lost his health, but after sixteen years the incredible Brooklyn Bridge was finished

October 1956

Departments 

READING, WRITING AND HISTORY