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Grace Kelly: Rare Portraits of a Star (Loomis Dean) | #LIFElegends
Grace Kelly studying her script for her role of Georgie on the set of "The Country Girl" in 1954. (Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
UFO's: In praise of readily identified but very unusual flying objects (Bernard Hoffman) |
If these hands could talk…the hand of a ranch foreman at Whistle Mills, Arizona, 1970. (John Loengard—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Revisiting the Ultra-Cool 'New York Look' of 1969 (Vernon Merritt III) | #fashionfriday
W. Eugene Smith's Landmark Photo Essay: 'Spanish Village' |
How The Star-Spangled Banner became the U.S. national anthem
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Givenchy: Rare and Classic Photos From a Fashionable Life (Nat Farbman) | #fashionfriday
Remembering the great Johnny Cash -- the Voice of America (Pic: Michael Rougier):
Classic photos from JFK's and Jackie's Sept. 12, 1953, wedding (Pic: Lisa Larsen):
For the first time in history - 1949 - a new kind of bra will be made available. Called a Poses (pronounced pose-ease), these strapless, wireless and backless cups are held on by a thin but strong adhesive around the rims. Invented by Charles L. Langs, a Detroit industrialist and featured in LIFE Ma
'LIFE at Lascaux, 1947: The First Color Photos From Another World' (Pic: Ralph Morse):
Portraits of New York Before 9/11 (George Forss/Park Slope Gallery) |
Lower Manhattan's Lost Anchors: Remembering the Twin Towers (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
LIFE at the Birth of the Pentagon, 1941 (Myron Davis) |
Aboard the Staten Island Ferry with the Twin Towers rising in the background, 1971. (Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Classic photos of Lower Manhattan, before the #WTC. Beautiful, beloved city. | #NeverForget
Great photos from Prohibition-era speakeasies in NYC (Margaret Bourke-White) |
NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman is the Best Space Photographer of Our Time:
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A classic LIFE photo essay from 1948: 'Career Girl' (Leonard McCombe) |
Princeton Hoofers: LIFE Goes to a Charleston Dance Contest, 1949 (Martha Holmes) |
Why was the LIFE logo excluded from this cover? The rooster knows: #wildlifewednesday
For your #wildLIFEwednesday - here is Jimmy, the roller-skating horse! (Joe Scherschel) |
PHOTOS: Dramatic rescue scenes from floods in Pakistan and India Photo: Dar Yasin—AP
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"Lucky today wears natty straw hat and faces the camera with perfect aplomb in her movie debut as the star of The Lost Dog." - LIFE Magazine, May 1955. This lucky pup was rescued by staff photographer Nina Leen and went on to be a canine star. (Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) @wi
'In Limbo Between War and Peace: A Vietnam Veteran Comes Home' (Pic: John Olson):
5 things you might not know about Dr. Seuss
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LIFE With Bardot: Rare and Classic Photos of the Original 'Sex Kitten' (Ralph Crane)
Behind the Picture: 'The American Way' and the Flood of 1937 (Margaret Bourke-White) |
Stars Behind Bars: LIFE with the Prisonaires (Robert W. Kelley) |
Today in history: California became the 31st state. Here from 1950, California Youth |
Brigitte Bardot during the filming of Viva Maria, 1965. (Ralph Crane—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
'How to Fool a Racist Mob: Lesson 1': A photographer's story (Pic: Joe Scherschel, 1956) |
One of the most infamous political ads in history aired 50 years ago this week
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Gateway to a New World: Rare Photos From Ellis Island (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
A Bear Grows in Brooklyn: Portraits of Rosie, A Furry Star of the 40's (Tony Linck) |
'Richard Nixon Has His Tie Adjusted, and Likes It.' (Pic: Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
Remembering 'The Few': Photos of the RAF Pilots Who Saved England, 1940 (William Vandivert) |
Teenage Wasteland: Portraits of Japanese Youth in Revolt, 1964 (Michael Rougier) |
50 years ago this week, LIFE published its special issue on Japan. Included was Michael Rougier's epic photo essay "The Young Rebellion." See more on the Japanese Teenagers of 1964 on (Michael Rougier —The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE
Remembering the Rolling Stones when they were young ... and dangerous (Pic: John Loengard):
Miss America 1945: Photos From the Old-School Jersey Shore (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
The winner of the 1945 Miss America pageant, 21-year-old Bess Myerson of New York. See more old-school Jersey Shore photos where the 1945 contest was held. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
These mannequins were designed to look like John and Jackie Kennedy. Yikes. (Pic: Yale Joel)
School's back in session. Here's the science teacher you wish you had. (Pic: Yale Joel):
See classic pics of writer, burlesque legend Gypsy Rose Lee on the road w/ her family in '49:
"Walking Your Chicken in Paris With Style: A Pictorial Guide." You're welcome:
From the September 30, 1946 issue of LIFE Magazine - the cover image of Jeanne Crain taking a bubble bath from the film "Maggie" (Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)