Stories from the 1950s

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Headquarters Highlights (The Alcoholic Foundation--A.A."Headquarters"--is in effect a general service board for the AA movement. It publishes the book Alcoholics Anonymous, maintains the General Service Office in New York, guarantees the financial and traditional integrity... September 1950
Headquarters Highlights (The Alcoholic Foundation--A.A. "Headquarters"--is in effect a general service board for the AA movement. It publishes the book Alcoholics Anonymous, maintains the General Service Office in New York, guarantees the financial and traditional... October 1950
Traditions Week, 1950 SINCE last year when Bill suggested that all AA groups set aside one meeting during Thanksgiving Week to discuss, and discover, the full meaning of our 12 Traditions, AA has had a significant 12 months. Our own short 15 year history has begun to... November 1950
Headquarters Highlights (The Alcoholic Foundation--A.A. "Headquarters"--is in effect a general service board for the AA movement. It publishes the book Alcoholics Anonymous, maintains the General Service Office in New York, guarantees the financial and traditional... November 1950
Dr. Bob The tragic news of Dr. Bob's death came after this issue of the Grapevine had gone to press. No hastily written words can possibly describe the feelings of the thousands of AAs who knew him personally. And only the loving God who has been so... December 1950
Your Third Legacy (NOTE: This is a proposal to form "The General Service Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous"--a small body of State and Provincial AA Delegates meeting yearly, who could assume direct responsibility for the guidance of the AA General Service... Dr. Bob and Bill W. December 1950
Headquarters Highlights (The Alcoholic Foundation--A.A. "Headquarters"--is in effect a general service board for the AA movement. It publishes the book Alcoholics Anonymous, maintains the General Service Office in New York, guarantees the financial and traditional... December 1950
We Hope You Like This Issue Because it's Christmas--your magazine is doing a little splurging! This is the first time color has ever appeared between the Grapevine covers. We wish we could do it every month; that every issue could look like this. But, frankly, we can't afford... December 1950
Christmas Greeting 1950 THIS is the fifteenth Christmas for Alcoholics Anonymous. Seldom has this tired world been more confused divided and distraught. Yet never has the Society of Alcoholics Anonymous been more alive, united and peaceable. God continues to bestow upon us... Doctor Bob and Bill W. December 1950
Alibi Album NO.1 "Just one small beer won't hurt" January 1950