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History
1939
1953

Picturing Stalin: Tracking a Tyrant’s Face Around …

In an image that captures the at-once easy and intense bond among the Mercury 7, Shepard laughs with fellow astronauts Gus Grissom (right) and Deke Slayton upon his arrival at Grand Bahama Island, shortly after his successful flight and splashdown, May 1961.
History
'60s

Alan Shepard: Classic Photos of the First American in Space

Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, New York, May 19, 1962.
Actresses
'60s

Behind the Picture: Photos From the Night Marilyn Sang …

Giant oak tree on Martha's Vineyard.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
'60s

On Arbor Day, Gratitude and Praise for Trees Great and Small

Coney Island, Brooklyn, photographed from a helicopter, 1952.
Culture
'50s

Air America: Picturing the United States From Above

Jackie Robinson, 1950.
Athletes
1949
1956

LIFE With Jackie Robinson: Rare and Classic Photos of …

Tears of grief stream down the cheeks of accordion-playing Chief Petty Officer (USN) Graham Jackson as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's flag-draped funeral train leaves Warm Springs, Ga., April 13, 1945.
Ed Clark
'40s

Weeping for FDR: In a Classic Photo, the Face of a …

Portrait of young actor Mickey Rooney, 1938.
Actors
'30s

Mickey Rooney: America’s Favorite Actor Steals …

Gwyned Filling, alone in a crowd that has gathered to watch a fire in the city, stands on tiptoe and tilts back her head to get a better view.
Culture
'40s

‘Career Girl': Portrait of a Young Woman’s …

Bette Davis at home in Beverly Hills California, 1939
Actresses
'30s

LIFE With Bette Davis: Rare and Classic Photos of a …

Marlon Brando, 1949
Actors
'40s

LIFE With Brando: Early Photos of an Icon in the Making

Doris Day in 1948.
Actresses
1948
1953

Doris Day: Rare Early Photos of a Showbiz Superstar

Killer Ed Gein, being led away from his house in handcuffs, Plainfield, Wis., 1957.
Animals
'50s

Ed Gein: Portrait of America’s Original …

Colleagues gather on the balcony outside the Lorraine Motel's room 306, just a few feet from where Dr. King was shot, April 4, 1968.
Civil Rights Movement
'60s

The Night MLK Was Murdered: A Photographer’s Story

Mercury 7 astronauts, Langley Air Force Base
History
'50s

Magnificent Seven: LIFE With America’s Mercury …

Eiffel Tower by Luís Barreira.
Culture
2014

Happy 125th, Eiffel Tower: Our #EiffelTowerLIFE …

Dennis Stock photographed by Andreas Feininger, 1951.
Andreas Feininger
'50s

Behind the Picture: Portrait of a Young Man With a Camera

Two fliers of the VIII Bomber Command clad in high-altitude flying gear including sheepskin flight jackets, helmets, oxygen masks and goggles, 1942.
History
'40s

Air America: U.S. Bombers and Their Crews in World War …

The automobile engineer Ferdinand Porsche (in suit), Adolf Hitler and, immediately to Hitler's left, the head of the German Labour Front, Robert Ley, admire Hitler's birthday gift on his 50th birthday: a convertible Volkswagen.
History
'30s

Hitler at 50: Color Photos From a Despot’s Garish …

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

Hillary Rodham (later Hillary Rodham Clinton), Park Ridge, Illinois, June 1969.
Culture
'60s

LIFE With Hillary: Portraits of a Wellesley Grad, 1969

The Spahn Movie Ranch, home to the Manson Family in the late 1960s and occasional location for filming of Westerns.
Crime
'60s

The Manson Family’s California Hovels: Scenes …

Kim Novak 1956
Actresses
'50s

‘I Was in LIFE': Kim Novak Remembers

A groundhog at the entrance to its burrow.
Andreas Feininger
'40s

The Groundhog: An Appreciation

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 …

Left to right: Hanneli Goslar (a.k.a., "Lies Goosens" in early editions of the Diary), Anne Frank, Dolly Citroen, Hannah Toby, Barbara Ledermann and Susanne Ledermann (standing), Amsterdam, 1937.
Children
'50s

Anne Frank’s Friends: Photos of the Girls Who Lived

Classic sculpture adorns the Marci sarcophagus of Q. Marcius Hermes and his wife.
Architecture & Design
'50s

LIFE at the Vatican: Unearthing History Beneath St. …

Vietnam Vets-Drug Addiction
Arthur Schatz
'70s

The War Within: Portraits of Vietnam Veterans Fighting …

Audrey Hepburn with the Oscar she won for Roman Holiday, 1954.
Actors
1937
1961

Academy Awards: Classic Film Stars With Their Oscars

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

When Marilyn Divorced DiMaggio: Photos, 1954

Actress and violinist Marcia Van Dyke.
Celebrity
'40s

Virtuoso Starlet: Marcia Van Dyke, Her Violin and Fickle Fame

Steve McQueen and Neile Adams, 1963
Actors
'60s

Lust and Marriage: Sweet, Sexy Portraits of Steve …

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

Joe Cocker with his mother
Celebrity
'70s

LIFE With Rock Stars . . . and Their Parents

Marilyn Monroe holds her Henrietta Award during ceremony at the Club Del Mar, Santa Monica, Calif., 1952.
Actresses
'50s

Marilyn Monroe: Rare Photos of an Up-and-Coming Star, 1952

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

Photographer Spotlight: John Dominis

Edward White, the first American to walk in space, photographed by commander James McDivitt during NASA's Gemini 4 mission, June 1965.
Culture
'60s

America’s First Space Walk: Edward White Makes …

Sabor the robot frightens a baby in Hamburg, Germany, 1952.
Culture
'50s

Bad Robot! Sabor the Mechanical Man Terrifies a Toddler

Princeton Charleston dance contest, 1949
Animals
'40s

Princeton Hoofers: LIFE Goes to a Charleston Dance …

Julie Christie
Actresses
'60s

LIFE With Julie Christie: Rare Photos of a Sixties …

A sample of the hundreds of letters LIFE received following the publication of the JFK memorial edition in late 1963.
History
'60s

‘Us Kids Loved Him Too': A Second-Grader’s …

Dr. Ernest Ceriani gently carries an 85-year-old patient from a basement ward up to the operating room of the Kremmling, Colo., hospital, which had no elevator, 1948.
Culture
'40s

On World Kindness Day, the Most Heartwarming Photo …

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

Veronica Lake, 1942.
Actresses
'40s

Veronica Lake: Movie Star, Rebel, ‘Sex Zombie’

Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler, Deputy Führer Rudolf Hess (at right, before fireplace) and others at a press conference at the Führerbau in Munich, the day after Kristallnacht, 1938.
History
'30s

After Kristallnacht: An Infamous Press Conference …

Survivors gaze at their Allied rescuers from behind a barbed wire fence at the Buchenwald concentration camp, April 1945.
Behind the Picture
'40s

Behind the Picture: The Liberation of Buchenwald, April 1945

Pablo Picasso 1949
Art & Artists
1949
1967

LIFE With Picasso: Genius at Work and at Play, 1948-1967

Audience members sport 3-D glasses during the first screening of "Bwana Devil," the first full-length, color 3-D movie, November 26, 1952, at the Paramount Theater in Hollywood.
Culture
'50s

LIFE at the Movies: When 3-D Was New

Walt Disney filming on a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1941.
Celebrity
'40s

The Unlikely Hipster: Walt Disney on the Beach in …

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