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Vintage photos celebrating NYC’s vast, messy and (occasionally) charming subway system. |
View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon, Dec. 7, 1972. (Photo: NASA) #EarthDay
Meet the Actress Who Set Out to Kiss 10,000 Soldiers |
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair in New York. Here is the unisphere globe illuminated in darkness that ran on the cover of the May 1, 1964 issue of LIFE Magazine. (George Silk—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE
’50 Children’: An American Couple’s Mission to Save Kids From the Third Reich |
Children watch the story of "Saint George and the Dragon" at an outdoor puppet theater in Paris, 1963. See more of Alfred Eisenstaedt's Paris in Spring photo essay at (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
LIFE at the Vatican: Unearthing the History Beneath St. Peter's, 1950 |
On #recordstoreday2014, is taking a look back Rock Stars and their Parents. Here is Frank Zappa with his parents (and cat!) at home in 1970. See more music icons at (John Olson—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #RSD14
On #RecordStoreDay, presents a series of Rock Stars and their Parents
Model Sin-May Zao shows off the best of day and night French fashion in this composite image from 1968. (Bill Ray—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfridays
LIFE with Grace Kelly and Prince Rainer: Photos From the 'Wedding of the Century' |
In 1937 LIFE Magazine ran a story on the right (and wrong!) way to undress for your husband. Seen here are Burlesque star June St. Clair and Professor Connie Fonzlau demonstrating the right and wrong ways to disrobe at the Allen Gilbert School of Undressing in New York. See more at (Peter S
Apollo 13: LIFE With the Lovell Family During 'NASA's Finest Hour' |
This kitten just went for a dip in a pot of milk. Photographer Nina Leen captured the moment in 1940 and submitted it for consideration for "Letters to the Editor" in 1940. She would later join LIFE Magazine as a staff photographer in 1945. See more of her extraordinary archive at (Nina Le
'Vultures of Calcutta': The Gruesome Aftermath of India's 1946 Hindu-Muslim Riots |
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made his MLB debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball's color line. He started on first base. Here he is posing for LIFE's Allan Grant in 1950, during filming of The Jackie Robinson Story. (Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegend
The American Northwest: Vintage Color Photos from an Epic Roadtrip in 1960 |
MT: @MylesLittle: On Moment of Laughter day, a hilarious photo of Charlie Chaplin on @LIFE
Born to be Wild: Fierce Mustangs of the American West by the great Bill Eppridge |
Happy Birthday Julie Christie! Born today, April 14, 1941. She is seen here on the set of Fahrenheit 451 with director François Truffaut in 1966. See more of the British beauty at (Paul Schutzer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE
Long before Instagram, #polaroid was a popular choice among photographers. See more of these beautiful, vintage SX-70 polaroids from 1972 at (Co Rentmeester—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
While Coachella is well under way in California, fondly looks back at the original music festival - Woodstock. See more from the 1969 music festival on (John Dominis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Weeping for FDR: In a classic photo by Ed Clark, the face of a nation's loss |
Behind the Picture: The Liberation of Buchenwald, April 1945 |
Models showing off five fabulous ball gowns designed by Jacques Fath at a fashion show in 1951. (Gordon Parks—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfridays