Life Magazine September 22, 1961 – Hurricane Carla


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Life Magazine Cover : Fighting Carla’s winds in Galveston, Texas.

  • Hurricane Carla, in the eye of a mighty storm, including ordeal of Robert Dunn who lost his family.
  • Astronaut’s vigil, Alan Shepard – project Mercury.
  • Full page color Green Giant ad with illustration “in the valley.”
  • Nice photo of Mrs. Helen North with 8 children marries Francis Beardsley with 10 children.
  • Crew of the Memphis Belle B-17 has reunion, Vincent Evans.
  • In color – Idlewild, architecture of the jet age, a memorial to a great architect, Eero Saarinen.
  • Photo essay – Norris Graves and family on ranch in Wyoming on Red Fork of Powder River.
  • Love and Marriage, Part 3 – shadow of divorce.
  • More with Yvette Mimieux, two pages of color photos.
  • Phil Hill’s victory at Grand Prix of Italy is marred by death of Count “Von Crash” Wolfgang von Trips, Grand Prix car race, race crash.
  • Jack Arthur Somer, sound engineer.
  • Tahiti – a south seas idyll slightly spoiled.
  • Poppies and azaleas should be planted now for spring, gorgeous color photos of flowers in bloom to entice gardeners.
  • Funny photo of hapless basset hounds with noses through the fence at a barbecue.
  • Full page color Curtiss Candy Company ad for new candy, Butterfinger.
  • Greece and Spain link in love when Princess Sophia is engaged to Prince Juan Carlos.
  • Includes neat aerial photo of cascaded oil barrel stack in Texas City.
  • And much more NEAT content in this classic Life Magazine September 22, 1961!
  • Antique magazines are packed with entertainment from cover to cover!
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