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'I Was in LIFE' -- Photos, and memories, of the amazing Kim Novak, 1956 (Leonard McCombe) |
The Wonderful World of Witches: Portraits of English Pagans in 1964 (Terence Spencer) |
'Black Lace and Woolen Undies: Fashion in Post-Liberation Paris, 1944' (Pic: Bob Landry) |
Vintage Photos from San Francisco by great LIFE Photographers (Nat Farbman) |
Our parents' wedding was in LIFE -- and here are photos to prove it (William Vandivert) :
Political Fashion Statements from 1952 (Nina Leen) |
Happy 75th birthday, nylon stockings! Thanks for the memories (Pic: Gjon Mili) |
83-year-old Robert Frost Revisits Old Haunts in England, 1957 (Pic: Howard Sochurek) :
Photos of The American Red Cross in WWII |
In Praise of a Whimsical, Solar-Powered ‘Do-Nothing Machine’ (Pic: Ralph Crane) :
Photos of New York's Subway Back in the Day (Ralph Crane) |
Three models wearing knee-length wool knit tights, 1950. (Gjon Mili—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfriday
Under a Mississippi Sun: Portraits of Depression-Era Sharecroppers (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
'The Pursuit of Happiness, Seen Through a Great Photographer’s Lens' (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
Photos of the World's Strongest Seventh-Grader in 1954 (Loomis Dean) |
Classic NYC cabs -- and cabbies -- of the 1940s (Pic: William C. Shrout) | #tbt
Virtuoso Starlet: Marcia Van Dyke, Her Violin and Fickle Fame |
"Hi-yo, Silver! Away!” Remembering the magic of the Radio Age (Pic: Bernard Hoffman) | #tbt
True Grit: Dust Bowl Survivors (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
'Women of Steel: Female Factory Workers in World War II' (Pic: Margaret Bourke-White): #tbt
Art for the Reich's Sake: Painting, Propaganda and the Hyping of 'Aryan' Culture (Hugo Jaeger)
'Old Gold: When Hollywood's Leading Men Were Real-Life Grown-Ups' (Leonard McCombe) | #tbt
A Master's Photographs Come Home to Columbia (Arthur Rothstein/Avery Library) |
Apparently, "midget buses" were quite popular in the 1940's in Brighton, England. Unfortunately, LIFE Magazine never ran the story. (Ian Smith—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #tbt #throwbackthursday
Photos From the Hungarian Revolution, 1956 (Michael Rougier) |
'The Italian Man: Sentiment, Ego and Exuberance' -- LIFE mag, 1963 (Pic: Paul Schutzer) |
Behind the Picture: Children at a Puppet Show in Paris (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
NHL goalie Terry Sawchuk -- 'A Face Only a Hockey Puck Could Love' (Pic: Ralph Morse) |
Princeton Hoofers: LIFE Goes to a Charleston Dance Contest, 1949 (Martha Holmes) |
Who knew that electric cars were poised to revolutionize the auto industry -- 50 years ago! |
Paul Schutzer's Last Roll: A Great Photographer's Final Pictures |
Trippy, old-school science and tech photos (Pic: Ralph Crane) | See more:
Portraits of Yorkshire Terriers from 1964 (Nina Leen) #wildlifewednesday
'Into the Black: Astronaut Bruce McCandless Floats Free in Space, 1984' (NASA) |
.@MauriceBerger on Stephen Shames's book "Bronx Boys" and on "feral vitality"
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Trip the Light Fantastic With LSD-Inspired Art (Yale Joel) |
According to our archives, this unpublished frame from 1959 is from a "Kangaroo in the Kitchen Party" - but it looks to us that a siamese cat has crashed the party. (Robert W. Kelley—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #wildLIFEwednesdays
Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll, June 1969 |
Classic photos by LIFE's Allan Grant (Pictured: Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly, 1956) |
Stars Behind Bars: LIFE with the Prisonaires (photo: Robert W. Kelley) |
Photos of Stanley Kubrick on the set of '2001: A Space Odyssey' (Pic: Dmitri Kessel) |
'One Ride with Yankee Papa 13" - Larry Burrows seminal photo essay in its entirety |
Inventing the Future, One Sublime, Ridiculous Contraption at a Time (photo: Allan Grant) |
Gorgeous Walker Evans photos from a Rolls-Royce Owners Club meeting in 1958 |
City of Fear: Photos From the Boston Strangler Era, 1963 (photo: Art Rickerby)|
'Josephine Baker: An Expat's Triumphant Return to Broadway, 1951' (Pic: Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
Rare and Classic Portraits of Dizzy Gillespie, born today in 1917 (Allan Grant) | #LIFElegends
'Oscar de la Renta: Legendary Designer, Enduring Tastemaker' (1932 - 2014) (Pic: Nina Leen) |
Happy Birthday to legendary jazz trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie - born today on October 21,1917. (Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
A tribute in pictures of Frank Lloyd Wright, architect of @Guggenheim (Photo: Walter Sanders)