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Frank Scherschel—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Culture
'50s

LIFE at the 1953 Tour de France: Rare Photos of a Sport …

Each child received a U.S. immigration card at the American Embassy in Berlin.
History
'30s

’50 Children’: An American Couple’s …

Jackie Robinson, 1950.
Athletes
1949
1956

LIFE With Jackie Robinson: Rare and Classic Photos of …

Hank Aaron's 715th career home run, Atlanta, April 8, 1974.
Athletes
'70s

The Coolest Photo You’ll Ever See of Hank …

Stewardess school, Texas, 1958.
Culture
'50s

When Flying Was Fun: LIFE Goes to Stewardess School, 1958

Men ogle a young woman wearing pink pants and a gold top, New York City, summer 1969.
Culture
'60s

1969 in Fashion: Revisiting the Ultra-Cool ‘New …

Adolf Eichmann awaits trial in Israel, 1961.
Gjon Mili
'60s

Adolf Eichmann in Israel: Portraits of a Nazi War Criminal

Art Rickerby—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Culture
1940
1969

LIFE Shoots Old-School College Hoops

Mickey Mantle flings his batting helmet in disgust after a lousy at-bat, Yankee Stadium, 1965.
Athletes
'60s

Twilight of the Idol: A Portrait of Mickey Mantle in Decline

Brooklyn Dodger rookies and prospects do calisthenics as part of daily training routine, Vero Beach, Fla., 1948.
Culture
'40s

LIFE With Dem Bums: Spring Training at Dodgertown, 1948

The fight is over. Clay shouts, 'I am so pretty!' as he realizes Liston won't come out for seventh round. Trainer Angelo Dundee rushes to Cassius as handler Bundini Brown tries to restrain the half-hysterical champ.
Athletes
'60s

Clay vs. Liston in Miami Beach: The Night ‘the …

Gruesome severed head of a Japanese soldier propped up below gun turret of a disabled Japanese tank.
Behind the Picture
'40s

LIFE Behind the Picture: ‘Skull on a Tank,’ …

Tony Kubek, Bobby Richardson, 1961
Culture
'60s

Spring Training Follies: Unpublished Photos of Yankee …

Photo from the streets of Watts, Calif., 1966.
Bill Ray
'60s

The Fire Last Time: LIFE in Watts, 1966

Allan Grant—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Celebrity
1938
1971

Manly Men: Classic American Tough Guys, Seen Through …

Model June Pickney, 1960.
Culture
1940
1972

The Bikini: Photos of a Fashion Classic Through the Years

Bobby Moore raises the World Cup trophy, July 30, 1966, after England defeated Germany, 4-2, in the final before 98,000 fans at Wembley Stadium, London.
Art Rickerby
'60s

1966 World Cup: Rare Photos From the Year Britannia …

Number 161 Norman Teleford streamlines himself during a motorcycle race at Daytona Beach, March 1948.
Culture
'40s

LIFE at Daytona: Motorcycle Madness on the Florida Sands

Young women on the beach in California, 1970.
Co Rentmeester
'70s

Swimsuit Issue: The LIFE Edition

Joe Frazier lunges at Muhammad Ali during their title fight at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 1971.
Athletes
'70s

Ali, Frazier and the ‘Fight of the …

Anne Henning, 16, skating to victory in the 500-meter speed skating race at the Sapporo Winter Olympics, 1972.
Culture
1947
1972

Women of the Winter Olympics: Amazing Athletes in Action

Howard Hughes' H-4 Hercules troop transport plane, the "Spruce Goose," Long Beach Harbor, Calif., November 2, 1947.
Culture
'40s

The Spruce Goose: Howard Hughes’ Larger-Than-Life …

Young America League Football, 1939
Alfred Eisenstaedt
'30s

Little Tough Guys: Faces of the Young America Football …

Buckminster Fuller 1970
Architecture & Design
1941
1970

Buckminster Fuller Forever: Salute to an American Visionary

Marilyn Monroe at the time she filed for divorce from Joe DiMaggio, October 1954.
Actresses
'50s

When Marilyn Divorced DiMaggio: Photos, 1954

Alice Marble, 26, the U.S. women's Number 1 in 1939.
Culture
1937
1972

The Old Back and Forth: LIFE Plays Tennis

Appalachia, eastern Kentucky, 1964.
Culture
'60s

War on Poverty: Portraits From an Appalachian …

Babe Ruth in the locker room at Yankee Stadium, June 13, 1948, the day his number 3 was retired.
Athletes
'40s

Babe Ruth: Color Photos of an Ailing Legend

Syracuse (in white) vs. Texas in the 1960 Cotton Bowl. Syracuse won the game, 23-14.
Culture
'60s

LIFE at the 1960 Cotton Bowl: ‘Battle of the …

Green Bay receiver Carroll Dale hit by the Chiefs' Willie Mitchell, Super Bowl I, 1967.
Culture
'60s

The First Super Bowl: Rare Photos From a Football Classic

Dancer Jacques D'Amboise plays with his children near his home in Washington state, 1962.
Culture
1949
1984

Photographer Spotlight: John Dominis

A chicken plays a game of baseball for food, 1953.
Al Fenn
'50s

When Chickens Play Baseball, Everybody Wins

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

Quarterbacks of the NFL in 1961: (back, L-R) Milt Plum, Bobby Layne, Sam Etcheverry, Bill Wade, Bart Starr, Johnny Unitas, Norm Snead, Zeke Bratkowski; (front, L-R) Jim Ninowski, Fran Tarkenton, Don Meredith, John Brodie, Sonny Jurgensen, Y.A. Tittle.
Behind the Picture
'60s

How to Take a Group Portrait of 14 NFL Quarterbacks on …

Training with gas masks in Hawaii, early 1942.
History
'40s

After Pearl Harbor: Rare Photos From the American Home Front

Muhammad Ali (left) taunts rival and heavyweight champ Joe Frazier at Frazier's training camp ahead of their March 1971 "Fight of the Century" title bout.
Culture
1971

Joe Frazier: Remembering a Warrior

Dizzy Gillespie, 1948.
Allan Grant
'40s

Dizzy Gillespie: Rare and Classic Portraits of a …

Pins scatter as they fall after being struck by a bowling ball
Culture
1937
1964

Roll Another One: LIFE Goes Bowling

Don Larsen pitching at Yankee Stadium during his World Series perfect game against the Dodgers, Oct. 8, 1956.
Culture
'50s

27 Up, 27 Down: Remembering Don Larsen’s Perfect …

University of Pittsburgh students cheer wildly from atop the school's Cathedral of Learning as they watch the Pittsburgh Pirates win their first World Series in 35 years (against the Yankees), Oct. 13, 1960.
Culture
'60s

Cathedral of Cheering: Pittsburgh Pirate Fans Rejoice, 1960

Skateboarding in New York City, 1965
Bill Eppridge
'60s

Hit the Deck: LIFE Goes Skateboarding, 1965

Muhammad Ali in New York City, 1968
Athletes
'60s

Ali in Exile: Rare Photos of the Once and Future Champ …

Martin Luther King Jr. (seated, at right) watches the Shirelles perform during the Salute to Freedom benefit concert in Birmingham, Ala., August 5, 1963.
Civil Rights Movement
'60s

March on Washington: Rare Photos From a Star-Studded …

Yogi Berra (l.), who caught Don Larsen's Oct. 8, 1956, perfect game and the Dodgers' losing pitcher, Sal Maglie, chat afterward in the Yankee Stadium locker room. Between Berra and Maglie, clutching a can of beer, is the Yankees' long-time public relations man, Jack Farrell.
Culture
1951
1968

LIFE in the Locker Room: Pro Baseball

George Lott, 22, wounded in both arms by German mortar fire, suffers as doctors mold a plaster cast to his body, 1944.
Behind the Picture
'40s

LIFE Behind the Picture: George Lott, American Casualty …

A Black September terrorist looks from the balcony of an apartment where Israeli Olympic team members are held hostage, Munich, September 1972.
Co Rentmeester
'70s

Terror at the Olympics: Munich, 1972

Robert Redford grins in his agent's office in New York 1969
Actors
'60s

Robert Redford: Rare Photos of a Film Legend and …

Little Leaguers (including their formidable leader, Dick Williams, center), await missing parts of their uniforms, Manchester, N.H., 1954.
Behind the Picture
'50s

LIFE Behind the Picture: Little Leaguers Demand Their Pants

Brigitte Bardot, featured, 1958
Actresses
'50s

LIFE With Bardot: Rare and Classic Photos of the …

Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Iowa, 1942
Behind the Picture
'40s

‘Take off the Silk, Put on the Khaki’: …

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