National Geographic : 1958 Mar
At the Pole, marked by a ring of oil drums, National FIRST COR RESPON DENT Geographic staff man Thomas J. Abercrombie, 27, unfurls The Society's sea-earth-sky flag. First press REACHES SOUTH POLE representative on the spot, he lived and worked for weeks with Paul Siple's bearded "natives"-first men to winter at the Pole (see next month's GEOGRAPHIC). RECOMMENDATION FOR NUIR . . . AND INQUIRY ABOUT /f V 1sh p Members of The Society roam the world through the pages of their official journal, the NATIONAL GEO GRAPHIC MAGAZINE. Their enthusiastic nomination of friends for membership explains The Society's phe nomenal growth. Members receive the Magazine and its 10-color maps without cost beyond their annual dues, which are less than nonmember subscriptions. Those who are interested in The Society's work and its Magazine but do not know a member should inquire (below) concerning membership. to" THE SECRETARY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY WASHINGTON 6, D. C. CANDIDATE FOR MEMBERSHIP (PLEASE PRINT) STREET CITY, ZONE, STATE MEMBERSHIP DUES OF $6.50 INCLUDE SUBSCRIPTION TO THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Please fill in section that applies: I NOMINATE for membership the candidate above. (Use separate sheet for additional nominations.) D (GIFT MEMBERSHIP) I nominate and enclose $ for dues of candidate shown at upper right. Please send gift card to recipient. O Yes 0 No - I DESIRE INFORMATION regarding membership and the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE. (Fill in upper form.) FOR CALENDAR YEAR 1958. $6.50 rate applies in United States, U.S . Poss., and Canada. Countries in the Postal Union of the Americas and Spain, $7.00 . Elsewhere, $8.00 . (Determined by postage differentials.) Life Membership, $150.00 U .S . funds. Make remittances payable to and send direct to National Geographic Society. 3-58 NOMINATOR (PLEASE PRINT) STREET CITY, ZONE, STATE Members and others interested in The Society's work may make gifts or bequests of money, securities, or other property for "the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge." Such gifts are deductible for tax purposes.