Life Magazine February 24, 1961 – Hammarskjold


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Life Magazine Cover : Embattled Dag Hammarskjold.

  • United Nations faces gravest crisis.
  • Lumumba’s legacy in Congo.
  • Laurence Owen dies in plane crash that kills US team, all 17 members of the figure skating team die.
  • Cute full page Commercial Banks of the US ad with small boy trying on his father’s tie and looking in mirror.
  • In new fad, Canadian college students push beds around for exercise – bed races.
  • Electric company scandals.
  • “The Octoroon” at the Phoenix Theatre.
  • Photo essay – the Southwest, Acoma Pueblo, San Xavier del Bac, Superstition Mountains, Mrs. James Macia and Fred Bennett in Tombstone, Petrified Forest, Mark Zoppel and sisters at Death Valley dunes, Marineland, Las Vegas.
  • Ohio State’s basketball big year for Jerry Lucas.
  • Photo essay – Dog show biz, family dog entered in Westminster for fun.
  • Maya pottery brought up from Guatemalan lakes by divers under direction of Stephan de Borhegyi of Milwaukee Public Museum.
  • A Jew’s 15 year search for Adolf Eichmann, Tuviah Friedman.
  • Spring Jackets with artificial flowers.
  • Jerry Lucas leads Ohio State basketball.
  • Harold DeGarro house painting on stilts in Los Angeles.
  • Full page color BMC (British Motor Car) ad with skiers at Sugarbush Valley, Vermont.
  • Full page Walker’s DeLuxe whiskey ad with snow skier being pulled behind flying ariplane, aerial ski tow at Lake Placid.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine February 24, 1961!
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