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Ralph Crane—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Culture
'60s

Twiggy: Rare Photos of a Sixties Icon

Sophia Loren laughing while exchanging jokes during lunch break on a movie set.
Actresses
'60s

LIFE With Sophia Loren: Rare and Classic Portraits of a …

A pig that played Arnold on the TV show, "Green Acres," 1970.
Animals
'70s

The Art of Photographing a Famous Pig

American Nazis march during an outing from nearby Camp Siegfried, Yaphank, N.Y., in 1937.
History
'30s

George Washington Was ‘the First Fascist,’ …

Competitors dance the Reel of Tulloch, 1946.
Culture
1938
1968

Scotland: Vintage Photos From a Unique Northern Land

John Astin with an actress auditioning for the role of Morticia Addams, 1964.
Bill Ray
'60s

‘Addams Family’ Hopefuls: Photos From …

Pro Football Hall of Fame charter member "Slingin' Sammy" Baugh of the Washington Redskins, 1938.
Carl Mydans
'30s

Tough Guys: Faces of the NFL, 1938

"'This wine is fine,' these five agree. The Sicilian standing at left pinches his cheek to show his pleasure; the American girl in center makes a sign of satisfaction with familiar gesture. Brazilian at right pinches the lobe of his ear, the seated French girl kisses her fingers, and the Colombian at lower right happily pulls eyelid."
Al Fenn

‘This Wine Is Fine': Five Different Gestures, One …

An amputee holds a telephone to his ear using a battery-powered artificial arm, 1950.
Al Fenn
'50s

This Battery-Powered Prosthetic Arm Was a Postwar Tech Marvel

LIFE magazine, April 26, 1937
Animals
'30s

The Rooster vs. the Logo: A Judgment Call to Crow About

Vietnam veteran Mike Ball, 1970
History
'70s

In Limbo Between War and Peace: A Vietnam Veteran Comes Home

Students Steve Posten, 17, and Jessalyn Gray, 18, wait tensely beside a cab while a crowd of whites taunts them outside Texarkana Junior College, Texarkana, Tex., 1956. Jessalyn eventually asked police to escort them inside. When the police refused, the students left.
Civil Rights Movement
'50s

How to Fool a Racist Mob: Lesson One

Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt adjusts Richard Nixon's tie during the 1960 presidential campaign.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
'60s

Richard Nixon Has His Tie Adjusted, and Likes It

The Rolling Stones perform on the "Ed Sullivan Show" in 1965.
Celebrity
'60s

Portrait of the Rolling Stones When They Were Young and …

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Actors
2000s

Bill Murray: Eyes Wide Shut

Troops advancing through the streets of Comiso, Sicily, 1943.
History
'40s

Phil Stern: Classic WWII Photos, Italy, 1943

1948 Teenagers
Culture
'40s

LIFE With Postwar Teens: Photos of Fads From Around the …

NSDAP 'Cigarette Book' Photo
History
'30s

A Box of WWII Souvenirs Yields a Trove of Nazi Creation Myths

Arthur Ashe
Athletes
'60s

Arthur Ashe: In Praise of a Calm, Cool Tennis Champion

Keedoozle, a fully automated grocery store, Memphis, Tenn., 1948.
Culture
'40s

Keedoozle, We Hardly Knew Ye: Remembering …

Yogi Berra, 1953
Athletes
1947
1964

Yogi Berra: A Baseball Legend Pays Tribute to Teammates …

White-wing dove hunting in Texas, 1961.
Culture
'60s

Gunning for White-Winged Doves, 1961

Vietnam 1963
Editor's Pick
'60s

America in Vietnam, 1963: Deeper Into War

Dr. Ervand Kogbetliantz with his three-dimensional chessboard, New York City, 1952.
Architecture & Design
'50s

Portrait of a Mathematician and His Three-Dimensional …

Photographer Lee Miller in Hitler's bathtub, Munich, 1945.
David E. Scherman
'40s

The Woman in Hitler’s Bathtub: Lee Miller, Munich, 1945

Richard Burton starring in Hamlet, directed by John Gielgud, Broadway, 1964.
Actors
'60s

Richard Burton as Hamlet: Portrait of an …

Stonehenge, photographed in 1955
Culture
'50s

Stonehenge: Mystery and Majesty in an Old Color Photo

Marilyn Monroe at age 22, Hollywood, 1949.
Actresses
'40s

Marilyn Monroe in ’49: Early Photos of a Movie …

In the midst of a wartime lemon shortage, a woman "auctions off" a lemon in London, 1944. (The auction was staged by photographer David Scherman.)
Culture
'40s

Let Us Now Praise a ‘Pioneer of the Made-Up …

Noël Coward standing in a dry lake bed, Nevada, 1955.
Behind the Picture
'50s

Behind the Picture: Noël Coward in the Desert

A view of London in 1940, with damage from German bombing raids.
History
'40s

World War II: London in Color

Captured Polish soldiers, 1939.
History
'30s

World War II Erupts: Color Photos From the Invasion of …

Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Civil Rights Movement
'50s

LIFE and Civil Rights: Segregation in 1956 South Carolina

James Dean, 1955.
Actors
'50s

Phil Stern: Classic Hollywood Portraits

Cornell Capa—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
Children
'40s

Vacation’s End: Classic Photos of Late-Summer Cape Cod

Foodland supermarket, Hawaii, 1959.
Culture
'50s

Hawaii Before Statehood: Color Photos, 1959

Ingrid Bergman in 1943, around the time she starred in For Whom The Bell Tolls.
Actresses
1941
1967

LIFE With Ingrid Bergman: A Woman in Full

Nancy Lincoln, leukemia patient, with husband and two children, rides a bicycle-built-for-two in a California park, 1970.
Culture
'70s

Living With Leukemia: A Family Embraces the Important …

Grace Kelly reveals a sunnier, more casual side, and a hint at her versatility as an actress, 1953.
Actresses
'50s

Grace Kelly: Portraits of a Star

Barbra Streisand in 1966
Actresses
'60s

LIFE With Streisand: Early Photos of an Insecure Star

Gene Kelly dancing, 1944.
Actors
'40s

Gene Kelly: Caught in the Act

Louis Mattar enjoys a pull on the water pipe he installed in his heavily modified 1947 Cadillac.
Autos
'50s

Shower? Check. Washing Machine? Check. Hookah? Check. …

Sharon Tate, Roman Polanski, London, 1968.
Actresses
'60s

Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski: Rare Photos, London, 1968

1937 Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany.
History
'30s

A Brutal Pageantry: The Third Reich’s Myth-Making …

Children watch the story of "Saint George and the Dragon" at an outdoor puppet theater in Paris, 1963.
Actresses
1932
1969

Unforgettable Eisenstaedt: 22 Amazing Photos by a Master

Larry and Dunk, Iowa, 1945.
Animals
'40s

A Boy and His Dog: Portrait of Friendship

Empire State Building in 1946
Al Fenn
'30s

Empire State of Mind: In Praise of New York’s …

Between scenes in the show at New York's Latin Quarter, Pat Farrell prepares to make a chess move. Opponent (right) is Grace Sundstrom. Kibitzing at left is Shirley Forrest, an ex-schoolteacher.
Culture
'50s

Showgirls at Work and at Play: Gordon Parks’ …

Hitler's Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels glowers at photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt in the garden of the Carlton Hotel during a League of Nations conference, Geneva, September 1933.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
'30s

Behind the Picture: Joseph Goebbels Glares at the …

Aftermath of a September 1962 earthquake in northwestern Iran.
History
'60s

Earthquake in Iran, 1962: Portraits From the Ruins

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