Life Magazine December 22, 1961 – Great Outdoors


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Life Magazine Cover : Our Splendid Outdoors.

  • Wild Creatures of America – photos by George Silk.
  • Great outdoors articles and photos – snowball fight, sailing a windjammer, Mt. Washington, Goose hunters, Spear fishermen, Skiing, Parachuting – Terry Kunde.
  • Water in the dry west – Imperial Valley, polluted Washington harbor, Glen Canyon dam.
  • Harvesting water from icebergs.
  • Nature in the backyard – Crix Wilson.
  • Trout fishing with John Voelker.
  • Adolph and Olaus Murie – American Naturalists – Edwin Way Teale, Roger Tory Peterson, Paul Errington, Richard Pough, Rachel Carson, Sigurd Olson, H. Albert Hochbaum.
  • Man’s ancient link to nature – essay by Joseph Wood Krutch – amazing illustrations.
  • Full page color Florida Orange Juice ad with little girl and stuffed toy rabbit.
  • Californians fight to save Big Sur.
  • Tracking Birds – Julie Young and Beryl Simpson use paint to track bird migrations.
  • 10 great pages of prairie nature illustrations by Rudolf Freund.
  • The passenger pigeon story by Maitland Edey.
  • Back page Coke at with Christmas illustration with Santa and puppy, no words.
  • Two page photo of skiers on Washington’s Stevens Pass.
  • Full page color Campbell’s Soup ad with soup, sandwich and a candy cane for Santa.
  • Two page color Humble Oil (Enco) ad with image of light display in Rockefeller Center, New York.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine December 22, 1961!
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