Articles by Osa

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Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum


Here is a list of known articles by Osa. We are sure many more exist, and we update the list frequently when new-to-us articles are discovered. If you have any information on further writings by Martin or Osa, please contact the museum so we can continue to update this information!

1923A Wife in Africa , A Girl's Story of Adventure in " Never-Never Land ". Photoplay (?): 32- 34, 109.
1924My Home in the African Blue. Good Housekeeping 78 (Jan): 48-49, 167-170, 173.
1927I Told You So. Good Housekeeping 85 (Sept): 24-25, 148, 151-152, 154, 156, 158, 161.
"At Home" in Africa . Natural History 27 (Nov): 560-569.
Mirrors of the Jungle. Collier's 80 (Dec 10): 10-11.
1929Jungle Babies. Good Housekeeping 88 (Feb): 36-37, 246, 249, 250-254.
1930Bad Boy. Good Housekeeping 90 (Jan): 58-59, 96.
Toto-Tembo, The Baby Elephant of the African Jungle: His Story. Good Housekeeping 90 (Feb): 58-59, 296.
Toto-Twiga, The Quaintest Jungle Baby in Africa , Who Wears a Spotted Coat and Never Cries. Good Housekeeping 90 (Mar): 58-59, 240, 243-244.
Little Simba, Mrs. Martin Johnson Tells of a Funny Little Lion Cub Who Grew up to be King of the Jungle. Good Housekeeping 90 (Apr): 58-59, 287-288, 291.
Punda, The Bad-Tempered Baby of the Jungle. Good Housekeeping 90 (May): 60-61,206, 208, 211-212.
Nick, Old Mother Baboon's Baby, The Playboy of the Jungle. Good Housekeeping 90 (June): 66-67, 271-272.
Chua Kidogo, The Little Spotted Jungle Cat Whose Tail is as Long as Himself. Good Housekeeping 91 (July): 66-67, 185-186.
Ringside Seat. Good Housekeeping 91 (Aug): 60, 211-213.
1932Bubbles, Baby Hippo. Good Housekeeping 94 (Jan): 22-23, 166-167.
Bong, A Jungle Kitten, With Spots on His Coat but None on His Character. Good Housekeeping 94 (Feb): 60-61, 207-209.
Teddy Tantrum, A Small Conscientious Objector to a Lot of Silly Human Ideas. Good Housekeeping 94 (Mar): 44-45, 116-121.
Tumbu, a Monkey Whose Beauty Was More than Skin Deep. Good Housekeeping 94 (May): 40-41, 245-248.
Ticky and Ricky, Mongoose Playmates Who Were as Courageous as They Were Curious. Good Housekeeping 94 (June): 50-51, 108, 110, 113.
Snowball, A Black Baby Gorilla with a White Record. Good Housekeeping 95 (Aug): 80-81, 166-168.
Boom-Boom Birds. Good Housekeeping 95 (Oct): 44-45, 128, 131-132.
Flying Flame: The Story of a Flamingo City on Lake Nakura . Good Housekeeping 95 (Dec): 26-27, 161-162.
1935Flying Over Africa . Taxi-Strip, Wichita Issue 2, no. 3 (June): 5, 33.
Baboons To You, But Blah-Boons To Mrs. Martin Johnson. Good Housekeeping 101(Sept): 64, 154, 156.
Pantaloons, The Story of a Baby Elephant Whose Birthday Suit was too Big. Good Housekeeping 101 (Oct): 34-35, 98, 100, 102.
1936No Sir, A Big Bad Pig that wasn't so Dumb as She Looked. Good Housekeeping 102 (Feb): 40-41, 116.
Spike and Mike, Two Restless Captives Who Worked Hard for Freedom. Good Housekeeping 102 (June): 38-39, 182-184.
Polka-Dot Pets: An African Adventure with a Happy Ending for Four Orphans of the Wilderness. Good Housekeeping 103 (Nov): 38-39.
1937 Wah Wah's Wings, A Chapter Out of the Life of the World's Most Famous Flying Ape. Good Housekeeping 104 (Jan): 38-39, 114.
Jungle Dinner. Hearst's International Cosmopolitan 102 (Jun): 74-76, 79.
Jungle. American Magazine 124 (July): 146.
Increase in Game Menace in Africa . New York Times Magazine (Sept 26): II; 1-2.
Grass Fires Kill African Wild Life. New York Times Magazine (Oct 10): II; 1-2.
Africans Rebel at Playing Slaves. New York Times Magazine (Oct 17): 29.
Natives Endanger the Johnson Party. New York Times Magazine (Oct 24): 29.
Lions Prey on Band Fleeing Ethiopia . New York Times Magazine (Nov 14): 25.
1940Speaking of Pictures...Cannibals Roast a Man. Life 8 (Mar 25): 12-14.
I am a Woman of Adventure. Philadelphia Inquirer (May 12):1,4.
I Married Adventure. Readers' Digest 37 (Sept): 109-127.
Lady, or the Elephant? Excerpt from I Married Adventure. Scholastic 37 (Dec 2): 19-20, 27.
1942Osa Johnson Doesn't Stalk Hats and Coats in Jungles. Amarillo Globe (Jan 16): 20.
Life in the Solomons. Collier's 110 (Sept 26): 32-34.
1944We "Shoot" Elephants. In Invitation to Reading, Book 2. Elmer R. Smith, ed. Pp. 43-51.
Kangaroo. Frontiers 8 (April): 105-106, 126.




Articles by Martin

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Here is a list of known articles by Martin. We are sure many more exist, and we update the list frequently when new-to-us articles are discovered. If you have any information on further writings by Martin or Osa, please contact the museum so we can continue to update this information!

1910The South Sea Islander as Seen by a Kansas Boy. Kansas City Journal, Aug 21.
1917Martin Johnson's Diary. Independence Evening Star: Dec 19 - Feb 23, 1918.
1918Among Tropic Isles Under the World's Rim. Asia 18 (Sept): 737-744.
1920The Cannibal and the Camera. Ed. Film Magazine May: 18-19, 26, 28.
1921A Camera Man in Borneo . Asia 21 (Feb): 125-140.
Close-Ups of a Cannibal Chief. Asia 21 (Apr): 346-352, 362, 364.
Long Shots from the Malekula Bush. Asia 21 (June): 532-537, 560-562, 564-565.
Wild Men of the New Hebrides . Asia 21 (July): 598-611, 646-647.
1923In the African Blue. Asia 23 (June): 442-446.
Martin Johnson's African Photographs. World's Work 46 (June): 184-192.
Martin Johnson's Photographs of Wild Animals in Africa . World's Work 46 (July): 293-300.
Stalking Wild Animals with a Camera. Asia 23 (July): 479-484, 536-537.
Elephants at Home in a Garden of Eden. Asia 23 (Aug): 566-570, 606-608.
What I Am Trying to Do. World's Work 46 (Aug): 373-383.
Great Cats of British East Africa . Asia 23 (Dec): 917-923, 959.
1924Filming of Untouched Africa . World Today 43 (Jan): 143-153.
Scenes from the Plains and Jungles of Africa . Natural History 24 (May): 289-296.
1925Martin Johnson's Story and His New Pictures of Wild Animals in Africa . World's Work 49 (Apr): 599-620.
Stalking Elephants to Get Close-Up Pictures. World's Work 50 (May): 75-85.
Martin Johnson's Story and His New Pictures of Wild Animals in Africa . World Today 45 (June): 584-604.
Stalking Elephants to Get Close-Up Pictures. World Today 46 (July): 704-713.
Extracts from the Diary of Martin Johnson. Natural History 25 (Nov): 571-594.
Martin Johnson's New African Diary. World's Work 51 (Nov): 53-68.
Martin Johnson's New African Diary. World's Work 51 (Dec): 173-188.
1926Martin Johnson's New African Diary. World Today 47 (Feb): 200-214.
Martin Johnson's New African Diary. World Today 47 (Mar): 335-348.
Hunting Lions with a Flashlight. World's Work 52 (June): 135-150.
Hunting Lions with a Flashlight. World Today 48 (July): 120-136.
Shooting Rhinos with a Flashlight. World's Work 52 (July): 259-273.
Shooting Rhinos with a Flashlight. World Today 48 (Aug): 219-234.
1927In Cannibal-Land. In Literature in the Junior High School, Book 2. Emma Miller Bolenius, ed. Pp. 26-34.
Scenes from Akeley's Africa . Natural History 27 (March): 172-173. 8-page insert.
Camera Hunts in Jungles of Africa . New York Times Magazine (July 17): IV; 4-5, 19.
Laughs and Thrills in Camera-Hunting. New York Times Magazine (July 31): IV; 4-5, 21.
Wild Neighbors of the African Jungle. New York Times Magazine (Aug 14): IV; 8-9.
The Camera as an Aid to the Naturalist. Scientific American 137 (Aug): 152-153.
Shooting Lions with the Movie Camera. Literary Digest 94 (Aug 6): 52-57.
Picturing Africa. Natural History 27 (Nov): 539-560.
Desert Nincompoop. Saturday Evening Post 200 (Nov 5): 16, 169-170, 173.
In Lion Valley. Delineator 111 (Dec): 12-13, 48.
1928"My Wife Holds the Gun..." American Magazine 105 (Feb): 44-47, 160-163.
Elephants. Delineator 112 (Feb): 14-15, 50.
Giraffes and Their Enemies. Saturday Evening Post 200 (June 16): 35.
Monkey Tricks and Traits. Delineator 113 (July): 19, 84-85.
1929Taming Elephants. Saturday Evening Post 201 (Jan 5): 37, 130, 135.
Nice Lion! Collier's 83 (May 4): 12-13, 50.
Giving a Jungle Show to a Lion Audience. Literary Digest 101 (May 11): 60, 62-68.
Into the Blue, Part One. Forest and Stream 62 (Dec): 872-883, 914.
1930Into the Blue, Part Two - Up the Victoria Nile . Forest and Stream 63 (Jan): 4-13, 61-63, 65-67.
Into the Blue, Part Three - The Great Migration. Forest and Stream 63 (Feb): 84-93.
Into the Blue, Part Four - Lions! Forest and Stream 63 (Mar): 164-173, 226-227.
Our Next African Safari. World's Work 59 (Mar): 47-51.
Into the Blue, Part Five - The Boy Scouts. Forest and Stream 63 (Apr): 244-249, 307.
Our Next African Safari. World Today 56 (June): 2-10.
Country Life in Africa . Country Life 59 (Dec): 35-38, 76, 78.
A Letter from Martin Johnson. World's Work 59 (Dec): 23.
1931Little Men and Little Women. World's Work 60 (Jan): 113-115.
Jungle Raids and a Determined Daughter. World's Works 60 (Feb): 39-43, 90.
Lions Roar and Hippos Yawn. World's Works 60 (May): 36-41.
Trailing Gorillas in African Jungles. New York Times Magazine (Aug 30): V; 6, 23.
Adventures in Akeley's African Park . New York Times Magazine (Sept 6): V; 10.
Matching Wits with the Jungle Beasts. New York Times Magazine (Sept 13): V; 8-9, 20.
Safari, ou Quatre Ans parmi les Fauves. Les Annales Politiques et Litteraires 97 (Sept 15): 249-260.
Safari, ou Quatre Ans parmi les Fauves. Les Annales Politiques et Litteraires 97 (Oct 1): 297-307.
Safari, ou Quatre Ans parmi les Fauves. Les Annales Politiques et Litteraires 97 (Oct 15): 345-354.
Safari, ou Quatre Ans parmi les Fauves. Les Annales Politiques et Litteraires 97 (Nov 1): 406-412.
1932Is Your Child a Leaner or a Leader? Junior Home 13, no. 2 (Feb): 6-7, 45.
The Mightiest of Apes and the Tiniest of Men. Literary Digest 112 (Feb 27): 36, 40.
How Human are Gorillas? (1931-1932)
1933Sky Trails in Africa . Natural History 33 (Mar): 131-138.
1934Wings Over Africa . Natural History 34 (Nov): 596-611.
1936Camera Safaris. Natural History 37 (Jan): 46-62.
1937In Borneo with the Martin Johnsons. Natural History 39 (Jan): 3-18.
Lions I Have Photographed. Boys' Life 27 (Apr): 8-9, 30-31.
Tree-Climbing Fish. Natural History 40 (Nov): 676.